Antigonish RCMP Media Release – Traffic Services Arrest Two Impaired Drivers

Posted on November 17, 2014

Impaired Drivers arrested by Traffic Services in Antigonish County over the weekend

The RCMP Eastern Traffic Services unit arrested a 57 year old Antigonish County man on highway 245 in Maryvale Friday evening after he was stopped. The man was taken into custody after he failed a roadside screening test and escorted to the RCMP detachment to provide samples of breath. He was held in custody overnight and released this morning on charges of impaired driving, driver with a blood alcohol concentration over 80 mgs. He will be in court on January 7th, 2015 for plea.

Early Saturday morning a 46 year old Newfoundland man was arrested on Hawthorne Street after he was stopped for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. The man was taken into custody after he failed a roadside screening test and escorted to the RCMP detachment to provide samples of breath. He was held in custody overnight and released this morning on charges of impaired driving, driver with a blood alcohol concentration over 80 mgs. He will be in court on January 7th, 2015 for plea.

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


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