A Tantallon man is facing impaired driving and weapons charges after hitting a pole with a pickup truck in Upper Tantallon.
At approximately 7:15 a.m. Saturday morning, Halifax District RCMP responded to the collision on Peggy’s Cove Rd. where a power pole was severed.
The driver, a 25-year-old man from Tantallon, was the only occupant of the vehicle. He was not injured and was arrested for impaired driving. A preliminary investigation showed he was also in unlawful possession of a firearm.
The firearm was seized by police and he was released from custody. He will appear in Halifax Provincial Court on Monday, September 10 at 10:00 a.m
Anyone with information is asked to contact the RCMP at 902-490-5180. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.
Source : Media Release