October 15, 2018 2:40 pm
Updated: October 15, 2018 3:20 pm

Sask. RCMP officer recognizes high driver, charges White Bear First Nation man

A 41-year-old man from White Bear Frist Nation has been charged with impaired driving by an RCMP officer who is trained in recognizing whether someone is high on drugs.

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A 41-year-old man from White Bear First Nation is facing charges that include impaired driving after being pulled over by RCMP last week.

A complaint was called into Carlyle RCMP at around 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday about a possible drug-impaired driver.

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A Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) RCMP member pulled over Lindsay Cote near Arcola where he was given a drug test.

The results supported an impaired driving charge. Police also searched the vehicle and confiscated an illegally altered firearm believed to be stolen.

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Other charges against Cote include unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle, driving while prohibited and breach of probation.

Cote appeared in Estevan provincial court on Monday.

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