Drunk driver stopped with a baby in truck

West Shore

2017-12-06 09:42 PST

Dossier nº 2017-18274

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

On Dec 3rd, around 10 pm, the West Shore RCMP received a report of a possible impaired driver swerving and slamming into parked cars on Sooke Rd in Langford.

Two women and a small baby were in the vehicle and witnesses on scene assisted investigators by pointing out the driver.

Subsequent investigation including a breath sample revealed that the woman was above the legal limit. She was issued a 90 day IRP (Immediate Roadside Prohibition) and her vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

Fortunately, no one was injured and the Ministry of Children and Families has been notified.

If you are planning on drinking, please do not drive. By finding an alternate way home such as transit, cabs, or a designated driver you can help ensure that you, your passengers, and people sharing the road, all get home safely, says Cst. Matt Baker of the West Shore RCMP

As part of the holiday season Drinking and Driving campaign police across the Capital Region District will be increasing roadblocks and sobriety checks to keep our communities safe for the Christmas season.

Diffusé par

Gend. M. Baker

Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de West Shore
698, avenue Atkins, Victoria, C.-B. V9B 3A4
Téléphone : 250-474-2264
Télécopieur : 250-474-8790

Courriel : westshore_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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