Clearwater RCMP has been stopping vehicles in the Safety Mart area, specifically Old North Thompson Highway and Young Road.
Most vehicles won’t do complete stops at this intersection, and tend to just roll through the stop sign.
Residents have been using the yield method at this traffic control point, causing police to focus on this area for enforcement.
Clearwater RCMP remind the public to do complete stops at stop signs.
An unwelcome guest
On Wednesday, June 11, Clearwater RCMP responded to a report of an unwelcome intoxicated male being at a complainant’s home in the night.
The male had entered the residence uninvited while the complainant was sleeping. The complainant told the intoxicated male to leave.
The male then got into an argument with the complainant, leading to a fight, which the intoxicated male lost.
The male was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. He eventually spent the night in Clearwater Detachment Cells before being released when sober in the morning.
Tire on fire
On June 8, Clearwater RCMP responded to a report of a tire being on fire at the junction of Round Top Road and Yellowhead Highway 5.
Police attended the scene and found that a single tire on a rental trailer was on fire.
Police assisted in putting on the fire with a fire extinguisher. No one was hurt during the incident.
Impaired motor vehicle incident
Also on June 8, Clearwater RCMP responded to a report of a Motor Vehicle Incident near Musgrave Road.
The report continued that the witnesses on scene believed that the driver was impaired.
Police located the male, now walking down the street, and quickly acquired the odor liquor coming from him.
Police then attended the crash scene, locating a pickup truck that had reversed into the ditch.
Police investigated and asked the male to provide a breath sample, which resulted in a “Fail” reading.
The male driver was issued a 90-day immediate roadside prohibition, with his vehicle being impounded for 30 days.