Rocky-area CheckStop results in 33 tickets

A joint CheckStop near Rocky Mountain House netted 33 tickets, three towed vehicles and more than 20 verbal warnings after 400 vehicles were stopped on Sunday.

A joint CheckStop near Rocky Mountain House netted 33 tickets, three towed vehicles and more than 20 verbal warnings after 400 vehicles were stopped on Sunday.

Five agencies joined forces near the Crimson Lake Road and Hwy 11 intersection for six hours.

Officers concentrated on impaired driving, violations under the Wildlife Act and Traffic Safety Act, and safety-related offences.

Some of the offences included six under the Wildlife Act, three under the Gaming and Liquor Act and one distracted driving offence.

Members of the Rocky RCMP Detachment, Alberta Fish and Wildlife and Conservation officers, Alberta Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Clearwater Country Highway Patrol and Rocky Mountain House peace officers took part in the CheckStop.

Local enforcement agencies will continue to participate in joint CheckStops in the Rocky Mountain House area into the Christmas season.