January 15, 2021
On Jan. 15, 2021, a Curb the Danger call came in to report an alleged impaired driver in the area of Victoria Trail and Hermitage Park Road. Members responded, located the vehicle and placed the three occupants under arrest.
Subsequent to the arrest, a search of the vehicle revealed several weapons, including a loaded shotgun with an altered serial number, a machete and imitation Glock. A total of 23 criminal charges were laid against the driver and one passenger.
January 16, 2021
On Jan. 16 at approximately 2:12 p.m., a Curb the Danger call was received regarding a female asleep in the driver’s seat with two children crying in the backseat. Members responded to the scene where they arrested and charged the driver for impaired driving and two counts of Cause Child to be in need of Intervention. CARRT members assisted and transported the children safely to a family member’s home.
April 6, 2021
On April 6, at approximately 6:30 p.m., a Curb the Danger call came in regarding an alleged impaired driver in the area of 34 Street and 43 Avenue. The vehicle was described as “blowing red lights, wandering between lanes and driving erratically.” EPS members responded and intercepted the vehicle and determined the male driver was impaired. A two-year-old child was located in the vehicle, as well as opened liquor bottles. The male driver faces several impaired driving and child protective charges.
April 9, 2021
On April 9 at 7:19 p.m., a Curb the Danger call was received regarding a female driver who was described as “operating in an impaired manner.” EPS members intercepted and arrested the driver. A two-year-old child was in the vehicle and was rescued and turned over to family members. The driver of the vehicle was charged with impaired driving and cause child to be in need of intervention. Additionally, the male passenger in the vehicle was arrested on 10 criminal warrants.
October 29, 2021
In the evening of Oct. 29, 2021, a Curb the Danger call was received about a suspected impaired driver of a black truck. It was reported that the driver of the truck struck two parked/unoccupied vehicles and a stationary post, and then she fled the scene. EPS patrol members responded, including the Canine Unit. PSD Fesi was able to track the suspect for several blocks and locate her hiding in a below ground window well where she was subsequently arrested without incident. The driver had one outstanding warrant and received six additional criminal charges.
October 30, 2021
A Curb the Danger call was reported in the early hours of Oct. 30, 2021 regarding a suspected impaired driver. The reporter safely followed the vehicle until they noted it went down a dead-end road, at which time AIR-1 took over observations. EPS patrol members intercepted and arrested three males who were in the vehicle. An investigation revealed a stolen/loaded Ruger .22 pistol under the front passenger seat. The driver was charged with five offences, while both passengers were charged with three weapons offenses.
November 1, 2021
On the afternoon of Nov. 1, 2021, a Curb the Danger call came in to report a suspected impaired driver. The reporter safely followed the truck for a considerable distance after observing three young children on board. EPS patrol officers intercepted and arrested the driver after she provided several different identities. The driver was found to have four outstanding warrants and was a suspended driver for previous impaired convictions. The driver received seven charges. The three young children were found to be unharmed and placed in the care of a family member.