Posts by MADD Brandon & Area

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Minnedosa man accused of impaired driving after being stopped in Brandon

by MADD Brandon & Area

Brandon police say they’ve arrested a drunk driver who was driving erratically. Police spotted the driver at 9:25 p.m. on Tuesday in the 1800 block of Brandon Avenue. The driver accelerated to a “high rate of speed,” police said, and began to drive erratically until he was pulled over in an alley in the 800… Continue reading Minnedosa man accused of impaired driving after being stopped in Brandon

Alcohol suspected after fatal crash near Elphinstone

by MADD Brandon & Area

IAN FROESE/THE BRANDON SUN The scene of the fatal crash near Elphinstone on Wednesday. A 31-year-old woman from Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation is dead and a 27-year-old woman from Waywayseecappo First Nation faces impaired driving charges causing death following a crash near Elphinstone on Wednesday afternoon. As reported in the Brandon Sun yesterday, a two-vehicle… Continue reading Alcohol suspected after fatal crash near Elphinstone

Man stopped by police arrested for impaired driving

by MADD Brandon & Area

A driver showed signs of impairment and was arrested after he was stopped by police in the 1400 block of First Street early Sunday just after midnight. Breath samples show the 33-year-old man was twice the legal limit. He was released to appear in court later this month. By: Uncredited » The Brandon Sun

Supreme Court upholds procedures for breathalyzer evidence

by MADD Brandon & Area

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada is upholding procedures that permit shortcuts for allowing a motorist’s breathalyzer test results into evidence — even in cases where demanding the breath sample may have been unlawful. In a 5-4 ruling Thursday dismissing the appeal of a British Columbia driver, the court affirmed the existing charter process… Continue reading Supreme Court upholds procedures for breathalyzer evidence