Saskatchewan RCMP: Country Thunder daily update – July 14, 2018

Craven, Saskatchewan – Halfway through the 2018 Country Thunder music festival, and things have been fairly quiet for Saskatchewan RCMP patrolling the event.

Saskatchewan RCMP would like to remind everyone that we are conducting enforcement not just on the event grounds, but on the surrounding roadways, targeting impaired driving. SGI has a number of shuttles to and from the event and a number of taxi companies are offering service to and from the event. There’s no excuse for impaired driving.

Here are today’s stats:

Total of 34 calls for service since 7:00 a.m. Friday morning, which brings our total of calls for service so far to 59 calls for the festival.

Of the 34 calls there were several liquor act related offences, 3 assaults, one domestic assault, one theft of camping equipment and one Robbery where a quantity of cash was stolen.

We only had two prisoners held overnight bringing the total prisoner count to 10.

During the same period, Combined Traffic Services (CTSS) conducted 333 traffic stops resulting in 81 charges under the traffic safety act, 4 vehicles were impounded, 93 warnings were issued, 2 warrants were executed and 4 breath tests were administered for alcohol.


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