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Pedestrian tip leads to impaired driving arrest in Victoria

2019/06/18|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Northern Pen June 18, 2019 VICTORIA, N.L. — A tip from a person out for an early-evening stroll helped police arrest and charge a woman from Victoria for impaired driving. According to a news release, Harbour Grace RCMP received a report from a pedestrian on a possible impaired driver on Sunday, June 16. Police made a [...]

New road signs enhance MADD campaign

2019/06/13|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Blackburn News June 13, 2019 You may start seeing some new road signs as you travel Windsor-Essex’s highways. Those signs are part of a campaign to encourage drivers to use the 911 system to report drivers that they believe are operating while impaired. It was launched Thursday morning during a media event at Caesars Windsor. [...]

New road signage targeting impaired drivers coming to Windsor-Essex County

2019/06/13|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Windsor Star June 13, 2019 Some new roadside scenery is coming to Windsor-Essex County that empowers drivers to help keep roads safe. Caesars Windsor Cares donated $12,750 to MADD Canada’s Campaign 911 — an initiative that uses signs to encourage people to alert police of suspected impaired drivers. When the campaign first started in 2008, [...]

911 calls result in impaired driving charges for two HRM men

2019/06/04|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Halifax Today June 4, 2019 Two men have been charged with impaired driving in separate incidents after 911 calls reported erratic drivers southbound on Highway 102 in Hants County. The first came in at 6:45 p.m. last Wednesday, when a caller says a pickup truck nearly hit their car as it was driving erratically at inconsistent [...]

Citizen calls 9-1-1 after watching vehicle collide with parked car, pole

2019/06/03|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: , |

NewmarketToday Staff June 3, 2019 NEWS RELEASE YORK REGIONAL POLICE ************************* York Regional Police has charged 27 drivers over the past week with impaired-related criminal driving offences. In one of the incidents which occurred on Friday, May 31, 2019, shortly before 3 p.m., York Regional Police received a call to 9-1-1 from a concerned citizen [...]

Cornwall man charged with drunk driving after police received complaints

2019/05/15|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

The Guardian May 14, 2019 A 22-year-old Cornwall man has been arrested and charged with impaired driving after Charlottetown police received two separate complaints. Charlottetown Police Services responded to a complaint of a possible impaired driver at a business on University Avenue at 5:28 p.m. on May 13. The complainant indicated that the male driver [...]

Halton Regional Police Launches Campaign 911

2019/04/29|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|

Milton Now April 29, 2019 On Saturday the Halton Regional Police in partnership with MADD Canada, launched this year’s Campaign 911. Superintendent, Derek Davis, highlights that despite years of education and advocacy, drivers are continuing to operate vehicles while impaired. He gives us a statistic breakdown over the past 3 years.   Davis reminds the [...]

Tips lead to arrest of two impaired drivers in St. John’s

2019/03/03|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

NTV News March 3, 2019 Around 9 p.m. RNC responded to a call reporting an impaired driver in the area of Blackmarsh road. The vehicle and 32-year-old driver were located in the west end of the capital city. Then shortly before midnight Police received another tip, this time regarding a driver in Paradise. The 48-year-old [...]

Alert witnesses catch alleged impaired driver

2018/11/26|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|

BLACKBURN NEWS NOVEMBER 26, 2018 A woman has been charged with impaired driving, thanks to tips from concerned drivers. The Ontario Provincial Police said it happened around 8 p.m. Sunday. Dispatchers took a call from someone who witnessed a vehicle that was being driven all over the road on southbound Division Road in Kingsville. The [...]

Traffic complaint helps Northumberland OPP ‘remove impaired driver from Highway 401’

2018/11/26|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|

Northumberland News November 26, 2018 NORTHUMBERLAND — A traffic complaint has helped police to get an impaired driver off of the roads, says Northumberland OPP. On Nov. 23, at about 4:15 p.m., officers with the Northumberland OPP say they responded to a report of a possible impaired driver travelling eastbound on Highway 401, west of [...]