Olds RCMP - Limited Number of Impaired Drivers Apprehended During Holiday Season

Only a handful of impaired drivers were arrested and charged in the Olds RCMP Detachment area over the holiday season.

Olds RCMP say New Year's Eve was a quiet night.

According to Staff Sergeant Jim MacDonald, there were only four calls for service between 8:00pm on December 31st and 8:00am on January 1st. Those calls included two traffic complaints, a domestic disturbance and a report of a suspicious vehicle.

Meanwhile, he notes there were four impaired drivers arrested and charged over the holiday season in the Olds RCMP Detachment area. Two of these impaired drivers were apprehended through regular patrol traffic stops, one was as a result of a traffic complaint and the fourth was arrested at an Alberta Checkstop.

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