Police kept busy

The roads were busy over the August long weekend, and so were police, dealing with impaired drivers.

  • Aug. 6, 2015 2:00 p.m.

The roads were busy over the August long weekend, and so were police, dealing with impaired drivers.

Salmon Arm RCMP Staff Sgt. Scott West said his officers responded to 107 complaints over the weekend. They were also kept busy working with Highway Patrol, removing impaired drivers from the road.

West said police conducted 15 impaired driving investigations over the weekend that resulted in 10 drivers being removed from the highways for drug and alcohol impairment, and more than four vehicles being impounded.

Police also responded to three motor-vehicle accidents and West says those involved suffered only minor injuries.


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