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ATV collision under investigation

Pictou District RCMP are investigating a single-vehicle ATV collision involving a possible impaired driver. On October 6 at approximately 4:50 a.m., the RCMP responded to a complaint of a single-vehicle ATV collision on Carmichael Roadin Toney River. The 54-year-old male operator of the ATV was injured in the collision and was transported to hospital for treatment. Police noted...

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RCMP arrest man for impaired driving following collision

Pictou District RCMP arrested a 43-year-old man for impaired driving following a collision in Thorburn. On October 7 at approximately 7:40 p.m., the RCMP responded to a single-vehicle collision on Marsh Road. Investigation at the scene resulted in the driver of the vehicle involved being arrested for impaired operation of a conveyance and operating a conveyance with a...

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Pictou RCMP arrest three impaired drivers in 11 hours

Pictou District RCMP arrested three impaired drivers between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. on August 3. At 9:10 a.m., the RCMP responded to a complaint of a possible impaired driver in the MacLellans Brook area. Police located the driver, a 24-year-old man from Pictou County, who was arrested for impaired operation of a conveyance. He provided breath samples which...

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Call to RCMP leads to arrest of impaired driver who was twice the legal limit

An alert from a caller about a dangerous driver has enabled Pictou District RCMP to make an arrest. Following a complaint from a concerned caller, Pictou District RCMP arrested a 44-year-old man from Colchester County for impaired driving. Police want to thank this person for making the call and helping to make public roads safer. At approximately 7:40...

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Impaired driver arrested after making way from Enfield

Pictou County, Nova Scotia . . . Pictou District RCMP have arrested a 46-year-old man and a 48-year-old man for impaired driving this past weekend. On March 30 at approximately 3:45 p.m., Pictou District RCMP received a complaint of an erratic driver. The complaint originated from Enfield and the driver had continued through Colchester County into Pictou County...

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Check point

Joy Polley of MADD hands out ribbons on Westville Road this morning. MADD held an information checkpoint to educate motorists on the dangers of driving impaired.  (Brimicombe photo)...

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Two impaired drivers arrested in Pictou County

PICTOU – Pictou County RCMP arrested two impaired drivers between Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon, this past weekend. On Saturday, Sept 22, shortly before midnight, members of Pictou County RCMP stopped a vehicle that was travelling at  167 km/hr on Hwy. 104 in Pine Tree. The police officer noted signs of impairment and the driver...

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Call from public results in arrest of two impaired drivers

PLYMOUTH –  Two people were arrested  for impaired driving, thanks to a phone call to police from the public. Just before midnight on Friday evening, Pictou County District RCMP responded to complaint of two impaired drivers in a parking lot in Plymouth. Upon arrival, RCMP located open liquor in one of the vehicles. Further investigation...

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Impaired driver arrested near police checkpoint

PICTOU –  RCMP have arrested a man for driving impaired. During the early morning hours of July 21, members of Pictou RCMP were conducting a checkpoint on Hwy. 376, when they observed a small car approaching the area. Before it arrived, the driver turned away in an apparent attempt to avoid the police. An RCMP officer got in...

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This is why police need you to report impaired drivers

RCMP in Pictou County were hard at work this past weekend, and were involved with three particular incidents where the drivers had their vehicles towed. In all cases, the reason the vehicles were towed was related to impaired driving. At 1:35 p.m. on Saturday June 2, RCMP stopped a vehicle in Moose River because of...

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