Prince Albert, Saskatchewan – It was a busy weekend for the Prince Albert Police Service with 382 calls for service resulting in 71 people being arrested. The top three calls for service were intoxicated persons, disturbances and Reported Impaired Driving (RID).
Prince Albert Police Service was out with MADD (Mothers Against Drinking and Driving) doing proactive increased traffic enforcement over the weekend.
340 vehicles were pulled over resulting in one impaired driving charge, two Bylaw infractions, eight Traffic Safety Act infractions and 17 alcohol offense related tickets. 60 ‘positive tickets’ were also handed out by MADD and law enforcement officers for good driving behaviour.
File # 2017 – 16094 – Impaired Driving
On Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11:52 p.m. Prince Albert Police Service patrol observed a vehicle traveling northbound on 2nd Avenue West off Marquis Road with the tail lights off and driving erratically. Lights and sirens were activated and the vehicle was pulled over.
The officer approached the vehicle and observed a strong odour and appearance of alcohol coming from the driver.
The male suspect was placed in the patrol car and brought back to cells. Breathalyzer tests were conducted which the suspect failed.
The 35-year-old male is charged with impaired driving and exceeding .08 (Information # 991012922).
The suspect has been released and will make his first appearance to face charges in Prince Albert Provincial court, Thursday May 25, 2017.
Prince Albert Police Service