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News Items tag as: Kamloops impaired driving

  • Wanted man caught by Kamloops police after nodding off behind the wheel

    Kamloops RCMP arrested a man wanted for robbery after receiving reports of an unresponsive individual in a running vehicle.
  • Drunk Kamloops woman crashes in parking lot

    KAMLOOPS - A Kamloops woman who damaged two other vehicles in a downtown parking lot when she got behind the wheel of a pickup truck last night is facing charges.
  • Impaired drivers taken off Kamloops streets

    KAMLOOPS - Five drivers were issued 90-day immediate roadside prohibitions and another four given a 24-hour driving suspension following a weekend of roadblocks in Kamloops.
  • Weekend RCMP checkstops planned throughout Kamloops

    KAMLOOPS - As the holiday season ramps up, so do local RCMP efforts to keep impaired drivers off the road.
  • Impaired driver hits semi in Kamloops

    KAMLOOPS - The driver of a car that rear-ended a semi-trailer was taken into custody Tuesday night on suspicions of impaired driving.
  • Kamloops pub treats patrons for making the right choice

    KAMLOOPS - Management at a local pub is taking a stand against impaired driving by providing gift certificates to those who make smart choices after too many drinks.
  • Court delays put brakes on drunk driving case

    CLEARWATER – A judge acquitted a woman of her impaired driving charges after her lawyer argued the case violated her charter right to be tried within a reasonable amount of time —a problem in the small town of Clearwater where court time is unpredictable.

    Last week, Provincial Court Judge Len Marchand said delays due to lack of available court time and space had  “an extremely prejudicial impact” on accused Agatha Jarzebiak, 64.
  • How fines are replacing jail for drunk driving

    KAMLOOPS – In 2012, Lee Michael Wilson blew a warning on the breathalyzer after a police officer pulled him over in Kamloops. Police gathered no evidence beyond that and he was found guilty on the spot. He was issued a three-day immediate roadside prohibition, a non-criminal penalty that may result in the loss of a licence and even the vehicle itself.

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