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Police gearing for roadside checks prior to long weekend

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The Winnipeg Police Service and the RCMP, in conjunction with the Manitoba Public Insurance, will set up checkstops on the long weekend.

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The Winnipeg Police Service and the RCMP, in conjunction with the Manitoba Public Insurance, will set up checkstops on the long weekend. Photo Store

On the eve of the long weekend, police will be conducting roadside checks targeting drinking drivers.

The RoadWatch initiative with RCMP and Winnipeg police will take place Thursday at 1 p.m. at the weigh scales on Lagimodiere Boulevard north.

It is funded by Manitoba Public Insurance.

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