Eskasoni RCMP have arrested a local man for impaired operation of motor vehicle by drug.
On Saturday afternoon at approximately 3 p.m., Eskasoni RCMP received calls from community residents in regards to a suspicious vehicle being driven in the community.
A short time later, the suspicious vehicle was located and stopped on Spencer’s Lane. A member of the detachment who is trained as a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) began an investigation and determined that the 33-year-old male driver was operating the motor vehicle under the influence of a drug.
He was later released and will be appearing in provincial court in Eskasoni on December 16th, 2014 to face a charge of Impaired Driving by drug. The investigation is continuing.
RCMP-aq etawejik apoqnmasuti wjit kjikla’tmnew ‘drugsl’ wutanminu. Kisi kinua’tuates Essisoqni RCMP-aq ta’n koqoey kejitu’n 902-379-2822 kisna Crime Stoppers-aq
The RCMP requires the assistance of the public to eliminate harmful drug use in our community. To provide information on drug activity please contact Eskasoni RCMP at 902-379-2822 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 902-562-8477.