RCMP impound vehicles

Kimberley RCMP impounded three vehicles over the weekend as a result of speeding or alcohol.  Around 10 a.m. on April 6, police were called to a minor collision on Rotary Drive.   Once on scene the officer noted signs of alcohol consumption.  A breath sample was obtained which resulted in a “Fail”.  That driver is now prohibited from driving for 90 days and his vehicle has been impounded for 30 days.

Later the same day around 7 p.m., a driver quickly turned off Gerry Sorensen Way as he approached a road block.  Police located the vehicle in Trickle Creek Ridge. A breath sample was obtained, which was a “Fail”.  He is prohibited from driving for 90 days and his vehicle is also impounded for 30 days.  He also received a violation ticket for Open Liquor in a Motor Vehicle which is $230.

On, Sunday April 6 a police officer noted a motorcycle traveling at a high rate of speed on highway 95A near Forest Crown.  The motorcycle was clocked at 125 in an 80 zone.  As a result the operator was issued a violation ticket for excessive speed ($368) and the motorcycle was impounded for 7 days.

In addition the operator did not have an approved helmet.  This is another expensive fine and the motorcycle can be impounded under that section as well.

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