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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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Nova Scotia RCMP to conduct checkpoints for Canada Road Safety Week

In an effort to protect drivers, Nova Scotia RCMP will conduct checkpoints on Canada Road Safety Week, May 15 to 21, and National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day, which falls on May 19 of the long weekend. Impaired driving, distracted driving, aggressive driving and improper seat belt use are the four behaviours that put road users most at risk for fatal...

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Two arrested at checkpoints for impaired driving

Pictou County District RCMP have arrested a 25-year-old man and a 45-year-old man for impaired driving during the weekend. Both came through police checkpoints. Shortly after midnight during the early morning of April 22, RCMP conducted a checkstop in Alma.  They observed a vehicle driven by a male approaching the checkstop.  Upon further investigation, the 25-year old...

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Impaired driver arrested at RCMP detachment

ANTIGONISH – A 27-year-old man from Roachville has been charged with impaired driving related offences after he drove to the RCMP detachment hoping to release a friend who was in police custody. Just before 5 p.m. on March 13, RCMP located the intoxicated man at the Antigonish District RCMP detachment. The investigation determined the heavily...

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9-1-1 call results in arrest for impaired driving

New Glasgow Regional Police’s crackdown on impaired driving has resulted in another charge being laid, thanks to the assistance of a concerned citizen. On Friday, Feb. 9 at approximately 5:50 p.m., New Glasgow Regional arrested a 56 year-old from Pictou County with impaired driving, after a concerned citizen called 9-1-1 to report a speeding Chevrolet...

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