impaired driving

Eleven Abbotsford Police officers have been named to Alexa’s Team for the number of impaired-driving investigations they completed in 2021. Missing from the photos is Const. Jenni Richter.

11 Abbotsford Police officers honoured for impaired-driving investigations

Officers named to Alexa’s Team for completing at least 12 investigations in 2021

 

A head-on collision occurred May 24, 2021 in the area of North Parallel Road and Whatcom Road in Abbotsford. A Surrey woman has now pleaded guilty in relation to the crash. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Service)

Surrey woman pleads guilty to impaired-driving head-on crash in Abbotsford

Two small children were among six people injured in May 2021 collision

 

UBC students Emily Selwood and Evan Smith were killed on Sept. 26, 2021 after a vehicle veered into them while they were walking on the sidewalk. Tim Goerner of Vancouver now faces charges for their deaths. (Photos courtesy of B.C. RCMP)

22-year-old charged with impaired driving in 2021 deaths of UBC students

Tim Goerner of Vancouver faces 6 counts related to deaths of Evan Smith and Emily Selwood

 

The collision occurred near Brooks Road and led to a full closure of Lougheed Highway. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

2 men sent to hospital in serious condition following head-on crash east of Mission

Highway 7 closed both directions, expected to re-open by 10 a.m.; police believe alcohol involved

The collision occurred near Brooks Road and led to a full closure of Lougheed Highway. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
A mock impaired-driving crash between a Tesla and a Mustang took place Thursday (May 12) in front of W. J. Mouat Secondary in Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Abbotsford high school holds mock impaired-driving crash ahead of grad

Police, fire crews, paramedics and others respond to ‘collision’

A mock impaired-driving crash between a Tesla and a Mustang took place Thursday (May 12) in front of W. J. Mouat Secondary in Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford Police Const. Scott McClure is involved in impaired-driving investigations in his duties as a patrol officer, and is also a drug recognition expert. (PHOTO: Abbotsford Police Department)

Impaired-driving investigations are personal for Abbotsford Police officer

Const. Scott McClure hopes story of his brother helps others seek treatment

Abbotsford Police Const. Scott McClure is involved in impaired-driving investigations in his duties as a patrol officer, and is also a drug recognition expert. (PHOTO: Abbotsford Police Department)
A woman in Abbotsford was driving with her nine-year-old daughter on Sunday (Feb. 13) when she failed a roadside breath test on Highway 1. Police say they were yelled at by some motorists for causing a traffic delay. (File photo)

Officers in Abbotsford yelled at during impaired-driving stop on Highway 1

Mother had 9-year-old child in vehicle, failed roadside breath test

A woman in Abbotsford was driving with her nine-year-old daughter on Sunday (Feb. 13) when she failed a roadside breath test on Highway 1. Police say they were yelled at by some motorists for causing a traffic delay. (File photo)
Abbotsford Police officers named to Alexa’s Team for their work in getting impaired drivers off the roads in 2020 are (from left) constables Kim Jones, Ryan Clary, Paul Walker, Sunny Gill and Leisa Shea. Missing are Jenni Richter, Pete Quaglia and Phil Sawatsky. (Abbotsford Police Department)

Eight APD officers named to Alexa’s Team for impaired-driving investigations

Officers must complete a minimum of 12 investigations in a year

Abbotsford Police officers named to Alexa’s Team for their work in getting impaired drivers off the roads in 2020 are (from left) constables Kim Jones, Ryan Clary, Paul Walker, Sunny Gill and Leisa Shea. Missing are Jenni Richter, Pete Quaglia and Phil Sawatsky. (Abbotsford Police Department)
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Victoria police nab 24 impaired drivers over busy long weekend

Backlog of paperwork and towing orders prompt police to shut down Saturday roadblock an hour early

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RCMP (File photo)

Chilliwack RCMP arrest allegedly impaired driver on Highway 1

The woman was seen slumped over her steering wheel and driving in the middle of two eastbound lanes

RCMP (File photo)
Damage is seen on a school bus after an impaired driver allegedly hit the vehicle Thursday, June 3, 2021. (Burnaby RCMP)

School bus of kids struck by suspected impaired driver in Burnaby

Mounties found a stash of illicit drugs, cash and several weapons inside of the suspect’s car

Damage is seen on a school bus after an impaired driver allegedly hit the vehicle Thursday, June 3, 2021. (Burnaby RCMP)
Mounties say they busted an identical set of twins driving impaired a morning roadblock May 29 (Burnaby RCMP)

1 after another, B.C. Mounties catch identical twins driving drunk

‘Two drivers on the road who shouldn’t be,’ says Cpl. Mike Kalanj about a May 29 incident in Burnaby

Mounties say they busted an identical set of twins driving impaired a morning roadblock May 29 (Burnaby RCMP)
Markita Kaulius, with picture of her daughter Kassandra – who was killed by a drunk driver in Surrey – in the background. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Hiring cop who drove impaired sends wrong signal, Surrey mom of drunk driving victim says

Surrey councillor says hiring ‘implies that SPS standards are low or that it is desperate to fill positions’

Markita Kaulius, with picture of her daughter Kassandra – who was killed by a drunk driver in Surrey – in the background. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey RCMP is investigating its third suspected drug-impaired driving incident this week, following a serious crash in Newton Friday evening (Jan. 29). At least three vehicles were involved in the crash near Highway 10 and 152nd Street on Friday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Driver in head-on crash in Surrey was suffering possible drug overdose

This marks the third drug-impaired driving incident in a week, Surrey RCMP say

Surrey RCMP is investigating its third suspected drug-impaired driving incident this week, following a serious crash in Newton Friday evening (Jan. 29). At least three vehicles were involved in the crash near Highway 10 and 152nd Street on Friday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
A driving prohibition was unrelated to a later self-inflicted shooting, the IIO has ruled. (Black Press Media files)

Self-inflicted gunshot not related to Abbotsford Police stop, says IIO report

An Aldergrove man critically injured himself in October

A driving prohibition was unrelated to a later self-inflicted shooting, the IIO has ruled. (Black Press Media files)
Rudy, the Operation Red Nose mascot. (Black Press Media files)

Operation Red Nose cancels safe ride service due to COVID-19 risks

Organization operates in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick.

Rudy, the Operation Red Nose mascot. (Black Press Media files)
Bottles and cans of alcohol sit at the side of the road after they were seized by RCMP from folks visiting Entrance Bay in Cultus Lake on Aug. 27, 2005. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Police ramp up efforts to get impaired drivers off B.C. roads this summer

July is dedicated to the Summer CounterAttack Impaired Driving Campaign

Bottles and cans of alcohol sit at the side of the road after they were seized by RCMP from folks visiting Entrance Bay in Cultus Lake on Aug. 27, 2005. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
B.C. woman pulled over for being impaired passenger sues police officer, province

B.C. woman pulled over for being impaired passenger sues police officer, province

Sarah Coghill was detained and her vehicle impounded for being an impaired passenger

B.C. woman pulled over for being impaired passenger sues police officer, province
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Conservative MP Michael Cooper (left) and Brad Ashenbrenner, husband of late RCMP officer Sarah Beckett, are advocating to make changes to Bill C-75 in regards to impaired driving offences in the Canadian Criminal Code. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Husband of fallen B.C. mountie calls for harsher DUI consequences

Const. Sarah Beckett was killed two years ago in Greater Victoria by convicted drunk driver Kenneth Fenton

Conservative MP Michael Cooper (left) and Brad Ashenbrenner, husband of late RCMP officer Sarah Beckett, are advocating to make changes to Bill C-75 in regards to impaired driving offences in the Canadian Criminal Code. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)