Police attend fairgrounds

RCMP conducted road checks during fall fair weekend with five alleged impaired drivers taken off the road.

Cpl. Judson Mayes of the Boundary Regional RCMP reported that Midway detachment members as well as members from Nelson and Grand Forks traffic sections attended the fall fair during the fair weekend this year, conducting check stops on both evenings.

Mayes said that in total over the weekend members dealt with five impaired driving investigations resulting in three 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibitions (IRP’s) and two three-day IRPs.

“While conducting the check stops, multiple Notice of Order warnings and multiple traffic violations were dealt with,” Mayes said.

“In total four Possession of Cannabis files generated, investigations continued.”

Mayes added that three files were generated pertaining to the fairgrounds itself. “No charges in these files, information purposes at this time,” he told the Times.

Mayes said that Midway RCMP members received many reports from fall fair attendees appreciative of police attendance making it a safe weekend for all.

 

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