Impaired driver arrested three times in three weeks

Lower Sackville , Nova Scotia – Halifax District RCMP has arrested a Lower Sackville woman for impaired driving for the third time in three weeks.

The most recent incident happened Monday, just before 8:30 p.m., when a resident reported a vehicle travelling in the wrong direction on Sackville Dr. The vehicle continued onto Cobequid Rd., where it was involved in a head-on-collision with another vehicle. The driver of the second vehicle was not injured. The suspect continued driving, causing a third vehicle to swerve and avoid being struck, resulting in minor vehicle damage.

RCMP located the suspect’s vehicle in a nearby parking lot and the suspect attempted to ram the police car with her vehicle. An RCMP officer on-scene quickly reacted to avoid a collision. The suspect’s vehicle went into a ditch and the suspect was taken into custody. The suspect was not injured.

The 54-year-old woman of Lower Sackville faces the following charges:

  • Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle
  • Refusal to Provide Breath Sample
  • Failing to Stop at Scene of Accident
  • Flight from Police Officer
  • Fail to Comply with Undertaking

The woman appeared in Dartmouth Provincial Court on Tuesday April, 11. She was released on conditions and is scheduled to return to court on May 17 at 9:30 a.m.

Halifax District RCMP


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