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Red Deer RCMP arrest four impaired drivers over the weekend

December 19, 2016 3:46 PM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP charged four impaired drivers during roving patrols on the weekend, and continue to investigate a snowmobile rollover within the city that sent a man to hospital.

Roving patrols by RCMP on Friday, December 16 resulted in three drivers being charged with impaired driving. RCMP also charged a disqualified driver who they discovered behind the wheel, and a second person behind the wheel without a driver’s license. Police issued tickets for driving without insurance (1), driving without valid registration (3), a license plate infraction and several other moving violations.

Roving patrols on Saturday night resulted in one driver being charged with impaired driving; in addition, RCMP charged a disqualified driver they discovered behind the wheel, charged another driver with flight from police and dangerous driving, and issued tickets for careless driving, following too close, driving without insurance (2) and driving without valid registration (2).

Red Deer RCMP also responded to a snowmobile rollover that occurred on Lord Close at approximately 8 pm on December 16 that sent the 32 year old male driver to hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. RCMP continue to investigate this incident.

RCMP will continue to operate checkstops and roving patrols throughout the holiday season in search of impaired drivers, in accordance with Red Deer’s Annual Policing Plan commitment to safer roads.


Media contact:
Sgt. Al Nickolson
Red Deer RCMP