Impaired driver arrested driving the wrong way on the highway

Alma, Pictou County

At approximately 8:40 p.m. on October 31, RCMP received a complaint of a red truck driving westbound in the eastbound lane on Highway 4. Police located the truck on Highway 104 and following a brief pursuit, stopped the truck.

The 70-year-old male driver from Alma was arrested without incident and is facing charges of Impaired Driving, Refusing to Provide a Breath Sample, and Flight from Police. The man was released from custody later that day and is scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on January 8, 2018.

The investigation is ongoing.


Source: Media Release

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