Thompson RCMP arrest male for impaired driving

March 16, 2022
Thompson, Manitoba

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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.

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Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
204-983-8497

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File number: 2022-318743

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