Day drinkers nabbed by RCMP

ANTIGONISH – Six daytime impaired drivers were arrested in eight days here. Nova Scotia RCMP’s Northeast Traffic Services has arrested six impaired drivers since January 19. Members of the Traffic Unit, which covers Antigonish, Pictou, and Guysborough Counties, have identified these drivers through a variety of methods, including traffic stops, check stops, and 911 calls from the...

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Mock crash to demonstrate realities of impaired driving

NEW GLASGOW – Grade 12 high school students from North Nova Education Centre will see firsthand the devastating realities associated with impaired driving by drugs or alcohol and the realities emergency responders face each time they respond to a crash involving teens. New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department, Trenton Fire Department, MADD Pictou...

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Handcuffs did not play role in death: SiRT

The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) ruled that handcuffs did not play a role in the death of a man involved in a motor vehicle accident last year in River John. SiRT released its report today (March 16) regarding the investigation into the  December 16, 2017 motor vehicle collision. Pictou District RCMP officers...

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Youth facing impaired driving charges after close call

LITTLE DOVER –  A teenager in this Guysborough County community was arrested for impaired driving after a head-on collision. During a road race on May 7, runners were proceeding around a curve on Dover Road when a car, coming from behind, attempted to pass a fire truck which was positioned at the end of the...

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Police crackdown on impaired driving leads to another charge

NEW GLASGOW – A concerned citizen calling police to report an impaired driver has led to an arrest. On Thursday, August 25 at approximately 8:50 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police arrested an adult male from Pictou County and charged him with impaired driving, after a concerned citizen called police to report a possible impaired driver....

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