Windsor County RCMP have charged three men with driving offences under the Criminal Code and other offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
On Saturday, October 25th, at approximately 5 a.m.
, Windsor County RCMP responded to a call of a single vehicle collision on Highway 14 in Mackay Section, Hants County. During the course of this investigation, evidence was uncovered that allowed RCMP to lay charges in relation to a number of dangerous driving occurrences that occurred in Hants and Halifax counties between August 4th and September 7th, 2014.
As a result, three Hants County men have been charged with various offences:
– Benjamin Lucas Lake, age 27, is facing one count of Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle, two counts of Breach of Recognizance and two counts of Breach of Undertaking. Lake appeared at Windsor Provincial Court yesterday and was released on a recognizance. He is scheduled to appear at Windsor Provincial Court on December 15th, 2014.
– Nathaniel James Lake, age 30, is facing one count of Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle. He will appear at Halifax Provincial Court at a later date.
– Justin Blair Scrum, age 31, was charged with one count of Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle, one count of Possession of Marijuana and one count of Possession of Hydromorphone. Scrum appeared at Windsor Provincial Court yesterday and pled guilty.
The RCMP continue to investigate the October 25th single vehicle collision. If the public has any information about that collision, please contact Windsor RCMP at (902) 798-2207 or the Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ ( 274637) or by secure web tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca . Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50-$2000