ANTIGONISH RCMP ARREST FIVE MEN FOR ALCOHOL RELATED DRIVING OFFENCES OVER THE WEEKEND

Posted on September 15, 2014

On Friday night a 46 year old Antigonish County man was arrested after he entered a police checkpoint in Addington Forks, Antigonish County. He was held in custody overnight and released on charges of operating a motor vehicle while impaired and driving with a blood alcohol concentration over 80mg%.

He will appear in Provincial Court in Antigonish on December 17th, 2014.

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Early Saturday morning, after receiving a call from the public, RCMP arrested a 19 year old Guysborough County man on Post Road, Antigonish. He was held in custody overnight and released on charges of driving with a blood alcohol concentration over 80mg%.

He will appear in Provincial Court in Antigonish on December 3, 2014.

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Early Saturday morning, police received a call of a motor vehicle collision on Greening Drive, Antigonish. A pick up truck drove into a car which caused a chain reaction involving four vehicles in total. As a result police arrested a 26 year old Antigonish County man. He was held in custody overnight and released on charges of having care and control of a motor vehicle while impaired.

He will appear in Provincial Court in Antigonish on December 17th, 2014.

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Shortly after midnight Sunday, a male on an All Terrain Vehicle drove through a police checkpoint in Afton, Antigonish County. The 46 year old man was later located at his residence where he was arrested. He has been charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired, driving with a blood alcohol concentration over 80mg%, flight from police, driving while disqualified and breach of probation. He has previously been convicted of eight alcohol related driving offences.

He has been remanded into custody and will appear in Provincial Court in Antigonish on Monday, September 15th.

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Early Sunday morning a vehicle was stopped in Monastery, Antigonish County for driving without headlights; the male driver subsequently arrested. The 30 year old man has been charged with refusing to provide breath samples and breach of probation.

He has been remanded into custody and will appear in Provincial Court in Antigonish on Monday, September 15th.

Contact:
Cpl. René BOUCHARD


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