Police say that uniform officers working nights on January 19, 2017 made 4 impaired arrests during the night shift. Two more impaired arrests were made by day shift officers on January 20th before noon.
These six arrests were one more than the total impaired arrests for all of last week. One of the people arrested was convicted of impaired operation on January 18, 2017, so their vehicle will be impounded for 45 days.
Along with the impaired charges, the Traffic Enforcement Unit charged a 53 year old female from Niagara Falls with stunting. She was found driving 136 km/h on Victoria Ave which is an 80 km/h zone. Two other drivers were charged with driving while suspended.
The Niagara Regional Police want to remind drivers that speed plays a factor in most serious collisions, and to plan ahead if you will be drinking.
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