Two drivers test positive for drugs in 24 hours

ANTIGONISH – Two drivers tested positive for THC this past weekend. Both were stopped by RCMP Eastern Traffic Services and were within 24 hours of one another. In both cases, the traffic stops occurred at RCMP checkpoints and the drivers provided samples of their oral fluid for testing. The results were positive for tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC,...

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Dartmouth man charged for stunting in Antigonish

ANTIGONISH – At 3 p.m. on December 9, a member of RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed on Highway 104. The vehicle was clocked at 157 km/h in an 100 km/hr zone, 57 km/hr over the posted speed limit. The driver had two young children in the vehicle and was driving with a revoked license....

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UPDATE: RCMP charges two men for stunting in less than 24 hours

Correction: The original press release stated both men were arrested. This is incorrect. Both men were charged but not arrested. ANTIGONISH – In less than 24 hours, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services charged two men for stunting. At approximately 4 p.m. on December 3, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services clocked a vehicle on Hwy 337 in Antigonish travelling 52 km/hr over the posted speed limit at 132...

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Driver charged for racing on highway

ANTIGONISH – Police have arrested a driver for what they say was drag racing on the highway. At 11:30 a.m. on October 14, while on patrol, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed two trucks line up side by side, then accelerate quickly down the road on the highway. They interfered with other traffic on the highway...

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RCMP charge 32-year-old woman for stunting

SALT SPRINGS – RMCP have charged another driver with stunting. On August 13, at approximately 11 a.m., RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on highway 104 in Salt Springs. The vehicle was clocked at 167 km/h in an 110 km/hr zone, 57 km/hr over the posted speed...

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RCMP charges 29-year-old man for stunting

FRENCH RIVER – A Halifax man has been charged with stunting in Pictou County. At 3 p.m. on June 7, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed an SUV travelling at a very high rate of speed on Highway 104 in French River. The vehicle was clocked at 164 km/h in a 100 km/hr zone, 64 km/hr over the posted speed limit. The 29-year-old male...

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RCMP charges 57-year-old man for stunting

ANTIGONISH – An Alberta man was charged for stunting on Wednesday by RCMP. At 11:45 a.m. yesterday, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a pickup truck travelling west on Highway 104. The truck was driving at a very high rate of speed and was passing other vehicles. The vehicle was clocked at 154 km/h in a 100 km/hr zone, 54 km/hr over the posted...

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Rcmp charge senior driver with stunting

PINE TREE – A senior driver, who had children riding in his car, was charged with stunting. At 5 p.m. on May 14, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a car travelling at a very high rate of speed while catching up to an unmarked police vehicle on Highway 104 in Pine Tree, Pictou County. The vehicle was clocked at 165 km/h in...

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RCMP charges 19-year-old man for stunting

JAMES RIVER – A young driver has been charged with stunting. At 10 a.m. today, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a car travelling at a very high rate of speed west bound on Highway 104 in James River.  The vehicle was clocked at a speed of 178km/h in a 100km/h zone, 78km/h over the posted speed limit. The...

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RCMP charges driver for travelling 67km/h over the speed limit

PLEASANT VALLEY – A Dartmouth man was charged for travelling 67 km/h over the posted speed limit. At 11:30 a.m. today (May 5), RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a car travelling above the posted speed limit on Highway 104. The vehicle was clocked at 177 km/h in a 110km/h zone, 67 km/h over the posted speed limit. The 22-year-old man...

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