2014 DD News Archives

Impaired driving a continuing problem in Edmonton during holidays

So far, 11 check stops have been held this holiday season, and more arrests and suspensions are taking place.

Manslaughter charge laid in fatal Yellowhead Corvette crash

Edmonton police have laid manslaughter and impaired driving charges in a crash that killed a 41 year old woman on Yellowhead Trail in October.

One day checkstop blitz nabs 166 impaired drivers on Alberta roads

During a one day checkstop blitz held last week, RCMP handed out impaired driving tickets to 166 drivers.

First holiday checkstop weekend nets 17 impaired driving charges in Edmonton

Last weekend was the rollout of holiday checkstops of the season and Edmonton Police Service has already charged 17 motorists with impaired driving.

1 year jail term for impaired mother with five kids in car who was speeding and caused a crash

A drunk mother who had 5 children in her car when she sped through a red light and caused a 3 vehicle crash was sent to jail for a year Monday.

Speeding, drunk mother crashed car carrying 5 kids

A speeding drunk mother who caused a 3 vehicle crash with 5 children in her car should serve a year in jail, a prosecutor argued Tuesday.

Runaway hit and run suspect charged with impaired driving

A man didn't make it very far trying to get away from a pedestrian collision last night.

Woman who killed two people driving drunk sentenced

A Calgary woman who killed 2 people while driving drunk will spend the next four and a half years in prison.

Widow pleads for information on Edmonton hit and run that killed her husband

A widow spoke through tears as she pleaded for anyone with information about the hit and run collision that killed her husband to come forward.

Driver charged after pedestrian killed in south Edmonton crosswalk

A 65 year old woman was killed in a marked crosswalk Friday night by a vehicle being driven by a suspected drunk driver.

Drunk driver who crossed median gets 16 months in jail for crash

A drunk driver who severely injured two men when he slid into oncoming traffic during a 2012 snowstorm was sentenced to 16 months in jail Thursday.

Impaired driving suspect flees police

Police believe a man may have been impaired when he took police on a chase across north Edmonton Tuesday morning.

Impaired charges in fatal crash

A crash Sunday afternoon that took a woman's life has led to charges against the driver of a Corvette.

Driver charged after deadly crash on Yellowhead Trail

A 47 year old man is charged with impaired driving causing death after his female passenger died Sunday in a single vehicle crash on Yellowhead Trail.

Female passenger killed, driver seriously hurt in Yellowhead Trail crash

Red Corvette on it's roof on Yellowhead Trail Sunday evening after single vehicle crash killed a female passenger and sent a male driver to hospital.

Man to stand trial for impaired driving in boy's death

An Edmonton man will stand trial on charges related to crash that killed a two year old boy.

Accused driver in Edmonton boy's patio death committed to trial

The man accused of drunkenly driving through a patio and killing a two year old boy was committed Friday to stand trial.

Woman charged in death of 25 year old pedestrian

Police charged a woman with impaired driving causing death after a 25 year old man was hit and killed while walking on a ramp in south Edmonton.

Man charged in fatal hit and run northwest of Edmonton

A 25 year old man from the Alexander Reserve First Nation has been charged with dangerous driving causing death after a hit and run last Sunday.

Woman charged with impaired driving in fatal crash

Alcohol was a factor in a single vehicle crash that killed one person in MacKenzie County on Saturday night, RCMP said Monday.

RCMP setting up impaired driving check stops across country Friday

It's part of the National Impaired Driving Strategy, with Mounties across Canada participating.

Edmonton man charged with impaired driving offences near Leduc Sunday

An Edmonton man will has charges of impaired driving after erratic driving along Highway 2 towards Leduc Sunday afternoon.

Drunk driver who killed 3 in highway crash gets 8-year prison sentence

The drunk driver convicted of the November 2011 manslaughter of 3 young men outside Beaumont was handed an eight year prison sentence Thursday.

Alberta provincial court Judge Paul Sully charged with impaired driving

An Alberta provincial court judge has been charged with impaired driving.

Impaired driving, street racing charges laid in fatal crash near Two Hills

A young Alberta man faces a long list of charges after a deadly crash near Two Hills, east of Edmonton.

Defence lawyer wraps up arguments in alleged drunk driving case

Pratt pled not guilty to 3 counts of impaired driving causing death, driving with blood alcohol content over .08 causing death, and manslaughter.

Impaired charges laid in crash that killed biker

Impaired driving charges have been laid against a 20 year old man after a deadly crash just west of Stony Plain.

Alleged drunk driver pleads not guilty in three deaths

Bradley Arsenault, Kole Novak, and Thaddeus Lake were killed in the two vehicle collision in November 2011.

Trial set in case of impaired driving causing death

A trial begins Monday for a man accused of impaired driving causing death in connection with an incident that took place two years ago.

Red Deer man charged with impaired driving

A 29 year old Red Deer man is charged with impaired driving after police responded to a single vehicle collision on the QE2 early Sunday morning.

Impaired driver pulled over with child riding shotgun

Edmonton police officers got a surprise they weren't expecting when they stopped a suspected impaired driver in March.

Drunk Driver Loses After Police Chase

No one was injured when a drunk driver fleeing from police crashed his van in the parking lot of a southeast Edmonton shopping centre.

Three semi drivers pulled over for impaired driving

Disturbing couple of days for RCMP north of Calgary, they pulled over three truckers for impaired driving in just four days.

Drunk driving victim's fiancée lashes out

Tyler Isbister, his fiancée Katerina Masson and their friend Nathan Arsenault took a taxi home after going for drinks following an Oilers game.

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