Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2021-08-04

Today’s Neighbourhood Watch:

  • Joint Operation .08 long August weekend results.


If you’re interested in helping out, see our Neighbourhood Watch Page.

– Alex

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Contact Cst. Stephanie Lemieux directly (east of O-Train, Line 2) at lemieuxs@ottawapolice.ca or 613-236-1222, ext. 5287.

Contact Cst. Darren Joseph directly (west of O-Train, Line 2) at josephd@ottawapolice.ca or  613-236-1222, ext. 5871.

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Joint Operation .08 long August weekend results

The long weekend joint police Operation .08 by the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) with the OPP, RCMP, Military Police and MADD Ottawa resulted in 1581 vehicles stopped.

Mandatory Alcohol Screening resulted in 7 drivers having their driving privileges immediately suspended at the roadside for 3 days including a novice and commercial driver registering a presence of alcohol. Six charges were laid under the Highway Traffic Act and the Liquor Licence Act.

On the waterway, 27 boats were stopped by the OPS Marine Dive & Trails Section. A total of 4 charges were laid under the Vessel/shipping Act and one operator had his driver’s licence suspended for providing a breath sample within the warn range.

The joint CVSA operation with MTO resulted in 15 commercial vehicles being stopped and nine of these were inspected. Five commercial vehicles were found to have major defects and were removed from service and one driver’s licence suspended for 3 days due to the presence of alcohol.

Across the National Capital Region (NCR), 19 drivers were charged with an Impaired Driving offences this weekend alone. Of those, 7 involved collisions that resulted in injuries and or caused serious damage to property.

The Ottawa Police wishes to thank its policing and community partners for their continued support and commitment to this important initiative with the shared goal of keeping our roads safe in the NCR.

Drive Sober. If you plan to drink or consume cannabis, plan your ride home first.  You can use a designated driver, taxi, bus or Uber to get home safely.  Call 911 to report a suspected impaired driver.

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