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RCMP arrest two impaired drivers last weekend

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Pictou District RCMP have arrested two people for driving offences involving alcohol this past weekend. 

On October 26 at approximately 8:40 p.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a complaint of an erratic driver in Welsford. Police located the vehicle and stopped it. Investigation at the scene resulted in the 20-year-old male driver from River John being arrested. He was released and is facing charges of impaired operation of a conveyance and driving with a blood alcohol level over 80 mg% and is scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on December 27.

On October 27 at approximately 9:30 p.m., RCMP responded to a single-vehicle collision in Pictou Landing. RCMP officers arrested the 36-year-old female driver from Blue Mountain, at the scene. She was later released and is facing charges of impaired operation of a conveyance and driving with a blood alcohol level over 80 mg% and is also scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on December 27.