Leduc County peace officers conducted proactive patrols over the long weekend, and the result are out

Leduc County peace officers issued 50 charges and 18 warnings over Heritage Day Weekend.

Leduc County peace officers did not use the long weekend as a holiday as they charged, warned and ensured safety for both visitor and residence of the County.

"As Leduc County residents and visitors celebrated the Heritage Day long weekend, our experienced and dedicated peace officers continued to patrol roadways in the area to ensure that motorists could get where they were going safely," said Clarence Nelson, Director of Enforcement Services in Leduc County.

Over the four-day period from August 4 to August 7, peace officers travelled a total of 2,745 kilometres and issued 50 charges and 18 warnings for speeding, improper passing, failing to stop at stop signs and liquor violations.

The numbers released for this year have decreased from last years during the same four-day period when 75 charges and 34 warnings were issued.

As part of its proactive operations, Leduc COunty peace officers also conducted a boat patrol at Wizard Lake on August 6, 2017, which resulted in eight boat checks and three charges under the GAming and Liquor Act of Alberta.

 

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