Saskatoon police busy via the weekend with verify stops, alleged speeders – Saskatoon

The Saskatoon Police Service (SPS) traffic units were busy from Friday evening through the weekend.

According to a tweet from traffic officials, a Friday police check put a disabled driver, an arson warrant arrest, and a driver previously suspended for impairing driving online. Police said the person had four previous tickets.

The same driver is said to have approached the checkpoint with an uninsured vehicle at 30 km / h above the speed limit.

At the #SKcheckstop last night, 1 disabled driver, 1 person for arson, 1 driver who had already been suspended due to a previous driving disability, and 4 other tickets, including a driver who did not insure himself at the checkpoint 30 km above the speed limit, were arrested Car approaching.

– SPS Traffic Unit (@SPSTraffic) July 17, 2021

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The same sobriety checkpoint surprised officials when a 16-year-old passed the checkpoint on a dirt bike that was not approved for use on the road, SPS said. Neither the driver nor the passenger wore helmets, the police said.

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Then on Saturday night, officials said they had caught two speeders in the same area on Highway 16 and Zimmerman Road.

In one, they said they caught a 19-year-old driving 176 km / h in a 90 km / h zone.

The teenager was fined $ 1,235 and the vehicle was confiscated for seven days.

On Saturday night, a 19-year-old was charged with driving 176 km / h in Zone 90 on Highway 16 & Zimmerman Rd. Fine = $ 1235 + a 7 day vehicle confiscation.

A short time later, a 25-year-old was stopped in the same area at 161 km / h. Fine = $ 1033 + 7-day confiscated.

– SPS Traffic Unit (@SPSTraffic) July 18, 2021

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Shortly afterwards, a 25-year-old was stopped at the same point for speeding.

Police said they drove the driver at 100 mph in the 90 km / h zone, which resulted in a $ 1,033 fine and a seven-day vehicle seizure.

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