Delta police had a busy New Year’s Eve, but said they were pleased that the vast majority of people out celebrating chose to be responsible.
Chief Neil Dubord joined officers in both South and North Delta responding to calls.
Officers participating in the New Year’s Eve Counterattack in Delta checked 150 vehicles, completing 30 demands for drivers to blow into the Approved Screening Device. Of those vehicles only one driver was determined to be impaired, receiving a three-day warn. One vehicle was impounded, and one prohibited driver was located.
In addition to the Counterattack efforts, officers issued a 90-day roadside prohibition in Tsawwassen around 11 p.m. when a patrol officer saw an erratic driver.
There was also a three-day warning issued in North Delta when that driver was also pulled over by police after officers felt the driving behavior was suspicious.
The evening also featured a few fights, fireworks and noise disturbance calls with parties, intoxicated persons, a liquor shoplifting file, a two-vehicle crash on the Alex Fraser Bridge, that resulted in non-life threatening injuries, as well as the fire on 12th Ave. in Tsawwassen.