Antigonish RCMP arrest Impaired Driver

Posted on May 17, 2014

RCMP arrested a 26 year Antigonish County man after they received a report of a vehicle being driven recklessly in the parking lot area of Riverside Speedway in James River early Saturday morning. When police arrived there were two vehicles present. As police approached one driver stopped the other fled. The fleeing driver put his vehicle off the road a short distance away then fled on foot. A police service dog handler was called in locating and arresting the man a short distance away. He faces charges of impaired driving, driver with a blood alcohol concentration over 80 mgs, evading police and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

He will appear in court on July 23, 2014.

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


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