Winnipeg holiday checkstop program results in 43 arrests related to impaired driving
Winnipeg Police Services have released Checkstop numbers from the holiday campaign.
Here are the totals from the 5 weeks:
- 5231 vehicles stopped
- 106 roadside breath tests completed
- 10 fails
- 17 warns
- 43 arrests related to impaired driving
- 12 other arrests
- 115 traffic tickets issued
Police said of the impaired driving arrests, 33 were men, 10 were women. The average age of those arrested was 37-years-old: the youngest person was 21, the oldest was 64.
The average blood alcohol rating was twice the statutory limit.
Names of the people arrested have not yet been released.
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