Driving while impaired with child in vehicle leads to charges

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a motor vehicle collision that took place on Highway 103 in Upper Tantallon early this morning.

Just before 12:30 a.m., RCMP responded to a complaint of a 2004 Jeep TJ lying on it’s roof in the ditch along the highway. The driver, a 22-year-old man from Timberlea, and a 2-year-old girl, were not injured.

The driver is facing charges for Impaired Operation andOperating a Motor Vehicle over the Legal Limit. As well, a referral has been made to Community Services for driving a motor vehicle while impaired and having a child present.

The man will appear in Provincial Court at a later date to answer to these charges.

The investigation is continuing.


Source: Media Release

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