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Rain Impacts CounterAttack Program

Monday, July 4, 2016 @ 3:00 PM

policeidPrince George, B.C.- The  Canada Day weekend saw the launch of the  summer version of  the CounterAttack program and  the rain  is being credited for  most folks  being on their best behaviour.

“We had  numerous officers  on patrol throughout North District all weekend long “, says Sgt. Al Steinhauser of the North District RCMP  Traffic Services Unit.

In the Prince George area,  5 vehicles were removed from the roads and their drivers  given  license suspensions   because of  alcohol, but no criminal charges were laid.

“Four drivers were  given  3 day license suspensions and their vehicles impounded for 7 days,  and one  received a 30 day license suspension and had their  vehicle impounded for  90 days”  says Sgt. Steinhauser.

He says the fact the weekend was  cool and wet  kept a great many  people from   partying it up  lakeside and then driving  home  while  impaired   “For the most part,  everyone on the roads was  well behaved,  except for the few  who should have known  better than to get behind the wheel of their vehicle.”

The CounterAttack program  will not be restricted to a long weekend,  as Sgt Steinhauser says  resources are being made available to ensure  this program will be running all summer long.



“the rain is being credited for most folks being on their best behavior.” or maybe people are making the decision?

ohh nooooo does this mean our insurance premium will go down>>>. since its ICBC’s money that pays all this OT for the members doing the roasd checks using off duty member

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