Antigonish RCMP apprehend Impaired Driver at crash scene Sunday afternoon

Posted on February 17, 2014

Antigonish RCMP arrested a 42 year old Halifax County man Sunday afternoon for impaired driving after he was involved in a (3) vehicle crash on highway 104 in James River. Three people went to hospital two of which were treated and released. The third was admitted with non-life threatening injuries. The man faces charges of impaired driving causing bodily harm, dangerous driving causing bodily harm and failing to provide a breath sample. He will appear in Provincial Court on April 30, 2014.

B.J.(Brian) Rehill, Sgt
Operations NCO
Antigonish District
(902)-863-6500
(902)-863-5570 fax

RCMP Apprehend Impaired Driver

Posted on February 10, 2014

On Friday February 7th, 2014 at 2:30 pm the RCMP’s Eastern Traffic Services apprehended one more impaired driver.
A 47 year old man from Pictou County was going to pick up his children from school when he was stopped for driving over 150 km/hr. The man was subsequently arrested for impaired driving and will faces charges of Impaired Operation ( by Alcohol ) of a Motor Vehicle and Impaired over 80 mg% as well as Stunting under the Motor Vehicle Act.
He will appear in Provincial Court in Pictou on April 7th, 2013 to answer to the charges.
Impaired Driving is the leading cause of Criminal Death in Canada. If you suspect someone is impaired while operating a motor vehicle please call 911 immediately. A vehicle includes automobiles, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, vessels and aircraft.

Cst. Robert Kavanaugh
Eastern Traffic Services RCMP

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Cpl. Mark Kellock
Team Leader – Eastern Traffic Services

Antigonish RCMP arrest 14 at BURMAC

Posted on February 7, 2014

The annual BURMAC Cup was held Wednesday night at the Antigonish arena with over 2000 people attending. RCMP lodged (14) people in cells all for being drunk in public. All were released Thursday morning with summary offence tickets for bring drunk in public which carries a fines of $130.45.

The number of subjects lodged in cells represents less than 1% of attendance and were all young adults.

B.J.(Brian) Rehill, Sgt
Operations NCO
Antigonish District
(902)-863-6500