West District RCMP say they have arrested three impaired drivers over the final weekend before Christmas.

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On Friday evening, police conducted a roadblock on Main Street in Plaster Rock.  RCMP say a 60-year old Musquash man was arrested for impaired driving at around 9:45 p.m. He was released on a promise to appear in Woodstock Provincial Court on March 22, 2016.

At around 2:00 a.m. Saturday, police arrested a 58-year-old man from Tobique First Nation for impaired driving at a roadblock on Main Street in Tobique First Nation. He was released on a promise to appear in Woodstock Provincial Court on March 22 as well.

Saturday night at around 10:00 p.m., a 28-year old Weaver man was arrested for driving while impaired at a police roadblock on Highway 105 in Kilburn, N.B. He was released on a promise to appear in Woodstock Provincial Court on April 5, 2016.

During this holiday season, West District RCMP would like to remind the public to plan ahead and always designate a sober driver. Impaired driving is the number one criminal cause of death in Canada. Call 9-1-1 immediately if you suspect someone is driving while impaired.

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