Despite repeated warnings, Halifax Regional Police say they are still catching dozens of people drunk behind the wheel as the holiday party season rages on in HRM.
In a release issued Wednesday, police said they had charged a total of 61 people in its jurisdiction with impaired driving since Nov. 26. Three 24-hour suspensions have also been issued, said the release.
Police have been conducting check points throughout HRM as part of Operation Christmas, a program aimed at preventing the spike in serious accidents that occurs every year during the holiday season.
According to police, the checkpoints will continue through into the new year.
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