Antigonish RCMP Conduct Checkpoints – Roadside Suspension

Posted on May 12, 2014

Antigonish RCMP conducted six checkpoints over the weekend. A (34) year old Pictou County man was issued a seven day suspension after he blew a warning on a roadside screen. The man was stopped after he attempted to avoid the checkpoint, police saw him turning around and pulled him over. He was also charged for driving while his licence was suspended and illegal possession of liquor.

Police issued six Summary Offence Tickets, five were for speeding and one for driving while not wearing a seatbelt. Eleven warnings were issued.

Did you Know?

If the police officer determines that your ability to operate the vehicle is impaired, you can be charged with impaired driving, even if your blood alcohol content is below the legal limit.

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


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