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12 Impaired Driving Charges Laid in First Week of Checkstops

December 15, 2015 9:41 AM | News


Winnipeg Police CrestThe Winnipeg police festive season checkstop program has resulted in 12 impaired driving charges in its first week.

Police stopped 882 vehicles between December 1-10, and administered 51 roadside breath tests.

Nine drivers had their licenses suspended for 72 hours, while 50 traffic-related tickets were issued. There was one drug-related arrest.

Police and Manitoba RCMP will have an increased presence on the roadways between now and New Year’s Eve.

— Staff


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