December Counter Attack Campaign Results

2019-01-07
Penticton – Police in Penticton nab impaired drivers as a result of regular Counter Attack road blocks and roving enforcement in December.
Throughout the entire month of December, Police in Penticton targeted those driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. This enforcement included setting up numerous roadblocks and also roving patrols.
As a result of this increased enforcement, Officer’s with the “Community Safety and Enforcement Team” issued drivers 16 Immediate Roadside Prohibitions and 5 Driving Prohibitions.
Within the City of Penticton, Officer’s issued 28 Immediate Roadside Prohibitions of all types to drivers found impaired over the legal limit.
“Driving while impaired is one of the leading causes of fatal car crashes in BC. There is no excuse to drink, or use drugs, while driving. If you plan to drink, leave your car at home”, encourages Cst. James Grandy.