Antigonish RCMP Media Release – Impaired Drivers Apprehended Over Christmas

Posted on January 5, 2015

Impaired Drivers apprehended in Antigonish County Over Christmas Period

Police in Antigonish County continue to strive for road safety. Throughout the period of December 1, 2014 to January 4, 2015 police conducted (42) checkpoints. Six (6) impaired drivers were arrested and charged three (3) of which were impaired by drug. The investment the RCMP have made in Drug Recognition Experts (DRE) is paying dividends. A (66) year old Antigonish County man was charged for Failing to Comply with a Demand for a breath sample on December 30th.

Two (2) Roadside suspensions were issued, one on December 7th and one on January 1st.


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