Man arrested for dangerous driving on Highway 11

Saskatoon Police have arrested a 36-year-old man after he refused to stop for police yesterday afternoon.
At approximately 3:40 p.m., May 17, 2017, a member of the Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan (CTSS) – Central Region observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Highway 11 near Hague, SK.
The Officer, a member of the SPS, activated his emergency equipment in an attempt to conduct a traffic stop.
The suspect vehicle refused to stop and due to public safety concerns, the officer disengaged. The suspect vehicle was later located abandoned near Osler, SK, and a canine track was successful in locating the suspect hiding in a farm yard. He sustained injuries consistent with dog bites and was treated at hospital.
The 36-year-old man has been arrested for Dangerous Driving, Evade Police and Breach of CSO (x3) and Undertaking. He was also issued SOTs under the Traffic Safety Act for Drive While Suspended, Drive Unregistered Vehicle, and Exceed Speed Limit by more than 50 kmph.
CTSS is a combined traffic enforcement unit comprised of members of the Saskatoon Police Service and RCMP ‘F’ Division.

Traffic check stops to be set up during long weekend

A lower speed limit is in place at the intersection of Highway 11 and Highway 305 north of Warman. Motorists are advised to exercise caution during the May long weekend

Police are encouraging motorists to drive with caution during the May long weekend, which is traditionally the official launch of summer travel in Saskatchewan. Highways typically see an increase in traffic and with that, an increase in serious collisions.

In order to make the weekend safer for all road users, the Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan unit (Central Region), along with the Saskatoon Police Service Traffic Unit, are teaming up to ensure that everyone gets to their destinations safely.

High visibility sobriety check stops are planned for each night of the long weekend both in the city of Saskatoon and surrounding highways. Continue reading “Traffic check stops to be set up during long weekend”

Traffic stops in Rosthern result in several charges

Police officers with the Central division of Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan (CTSS) focused on impaired driving in the Rosthern area October 14, 2016.
A total of 12 officers from CTSS-Central and Rosthern Detachment conducted check stops and extensive patrols resulting in one 72-hour suspension and one Impaired care and control charge.
In addition to this there were charges for one child restraint, one Learner without supervisor driver, three Unregistered vehicles, four Suspended drivers, 17 various Provincial traffic violations, and one person arrested and remanded on warrant.
Several officers from CTSS – Central and Humboldt Detachment conducted a check stop in Humboldt the night of October 15, 2016.
In excess of 150 vehicles were checked and police are pleased to report there were no impaired drivers encountered this date.