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Vessel operator arrested for impaired boating

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Vessel operator arrested for impaired boating

Pictou District RCMP has arrested a 28-year-old man for being impaired by alcohol while operating a vessel. The arrest was the result of an anonymous tip made to police about the operator.​

At approximately 9 a.m. on June 15,​ Pictou District RCMP and Department of Fisheries and Oceans officers responded to​ the complaint near​ the Caribou Ferry wharf in Pictou County. Police and DFO arrived on scene and located the vessel and operator. During the arrest of the accused, he resisted and assaulted a DFO Officer. The accused was taken to Pictou Detachment where he provided breath samples. He was released later that day.

The vessel operator, a 28-year-old man from Pictou County, is facing charges of Impaired Operation of a Conveyance, Operating a Conveyance with a Blood Alcohol Concentration Over 80 mg%, Assaulting a Peace Officer and Obstruction.​ He is scheduled to​ appear in Pictou Provincial Court on August 6.

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