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Nova Scotia man faces impaired driving, weapons charges after hitting power pole

RCMP have arrested a 25 year old man as the result of a crash in Upper Tantallon, N.S., on Saturday.
RCMP have arrested a 25 year old man as the result of a crash in Upper Tantallon, N.S., on Saturday. File / Global News

Nova Scotia RCMP have charged a Tantallon man with impaired driving and unlawful possession of a firearm, after a pickup truck struck a power pole in Upper Tantallon, N.S. on Saturday.

Police say they were called to reports of a collision on Peggy’s Cove Road at approximately 7:15 a.m.

When they arrived, officers found a power pole had been severed as a result of the crash.

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The Mounties say the driver, a 25-year-old man, was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

He was not injured during the crash and was arrested for impaired driving.

During their investigation, police say they discovered the man was in unlawful possession of a firearm.

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The gun was seized by police and the man remains in custody.

The 25-year-old will appear in Halifax Provincial Court on Monday at 9:30 a.m.

 

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