DNR officer seriously injured by ATV

Halifax District RCMP has arrested a youth who operated an ATV dangerously and injured a peace officer near Moore Rd. in Antrim.

On July 18, 2022, at approximately 10:50 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a call for assistance from the Department of Natural Resources and Renewables. RCMP officers learned that a peace officer, of the Department of Natural Resources and Renewables, suffered serious injuries while completing a traffic stop on an ATV. The driver, a youth, was safely arrested after the ATV he was operating struck the peace officer in an attempt to flee.

The youth was later released to the care of their parents and will appear in court at a late date to face charges of Dangerous Operation of a Conveyance Causing Bodily Harm and Flight from a Peace Officer. The youth was also issued summary offence tickets for offences under the Off-Highway Vehicles Act.

Source: Release

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