Tantallon man faces impaired driving and weapons charges after hitting power pole

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

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