Thompson RCMP arrest male for impaired driving

March 16, 2022
Thompson, Manitoba

News release



On March 14, 2022, at approximately 9:45 pm, Thompson RCMP responded to a single-vehicle collision on Deerwood Drive, in Thompson.

Multiple calls were received reporting that a vehicle was driving at a high rate of speed and collided with a parked vehicle in front of a residence. The driver and occupants were seen exiting the vehicle and fleeing on foot.

A description of the driver was obtained and officers responding to the collision located the driver a short distance away. He was arrested without incident. He provided samples of his breath which were more than two times the legal limit.

A 30-year-old male from Thompson is facing charges of:

• Operation of a Conveyance While Impaired
• Operation of a Conveyance over .08mg
• Fail to Stop at the Scene of an Accident
• Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle
• Mischief
• Drive Carelessly (Highway Traffic Act)
• Fail to Report (Highway Traffic Act)
• Unlawful Transportation of Liquor in a Motor Vehicle (Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority)

He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on April 19, 2022.


Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
Twitter @rcmpmb | @GRCManitoba |

File number: 2022-318743

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