Antigonish RCMP Media Release – Impaired Drivers

Posted on July 30, 2013

Antigonish RCMP apprehend an Impaired Driver involved in crash – 7th of the month

Antigonish RCMP arrested a 41 year old Southside Harbour man yesterday afternoon after he was involved in a crash at the roundabout at exit 32 and Highway 7. Police had just received 911 call of a possible impaired driver followed by a second call of the crash at roundabout. The man was held in custody overnight and will be appearing later today before a judge in Port Hawkesbury. He faces charges of impaired driving and failing to comply with a demand to provide breath samples.

Over the weekend a 33 year old Maryvale man was arrested after police stopped him on James Street. The man exited his vehicle and fled on foot. He was apprehended a short time later and escorted to the Antigonish detachment. He faces charges of impaired operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration over 80 mgs / 100 ml of blood, resisting arrest and operating a motor vehicle without valid insurance. He will appear in Provincial Court in September 25th, 2013.

This is the 7th impaired driver of July for Antigonish RCMP.

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


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