An RCMP officer is facing impaired driving charges following an investigation into a single vehicle collision that occurred in September.
On Saturday September 21st, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Inverness RCMP responded to a 911 call of a single vehicle injury collision on Highway 19 in Long Point.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the female driver and lone occupant of the vehicle was found trapped inside her personal vehicle. The driver, identified as off-duty RCMP officer Cst. Stacey MacRae, was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The investigation determined her blood alcohol content warranted one charge of Impaired Driving and Operating a Vehicle with a Blood Alcohol Concentration over 80 mgs/100 ml of blood.
The seven-year member, stationed in Port Hawkesbury detachment, is currently on administrative leave with pay. She will be making her first court appearance on January 27th, 2014 in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court.