Impaired Driver passes RCMP car, then spends weekend in jail

Posted on April 4, 2017

April 3, 2017, Antigonish, Nova Scotia . . . Nova Scotia RCMP’s Eastern Traffic Services stopped a vehicle for speeding after it was clocked at 143 km/hr as it passed an unmarked police vehicle. This occurred on Hwy. 104 in Addington Forks at 4:40 p.m. on March 31.

The driver, Robert Mason, 26, of Tangier was charged with Impaired Driving, Driving with a Blood Alcohol Concentration over 80 mg% and Driving while Disqualified. He was remanded into custody and is set to appear in Antigonish Provincial Court today.

The RCMP would like to remind drivers that any time you suspect a driver is impaired, call 911 and report it.

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Contact person:

Cst. Robert Kavanaugh
RCMP Traffic Services
Antigonish Detachment
Office: 902 863 6500
robert.kavanaugh@rcmp-grc.gc.ca


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