Police issued nine drunk driving charges during Westerner Days

Red Deer City RCMP laid nine impaired driving charges during Westerner Days last week.

Red Deer City RCMP laid nine impaired driving charges during Westerner Days last week.

Red Deer City RCMP Traffic Services Section conducted random Check Stops over the five-day period from Wednesday to Sunday.

The results of the Check Stops including the impaired charges, two 72-hour suspensions, one Criminal Code charge of refusing to provide a breath sample and two Criminal Code warrants were executed.

Additionally, several violation tickets were issued.

Motorists can expect to see more Check Stops throughout the summer. The Alberta Traffic Safety Plan has identified August as Impaired Driving month.