A 40-year-old man from East River, N.S., is facing impaired driving and firearm charges following a traffic stop in Lunenburg County last week.
Nova Scotia RCMP say the traffic stop on Highway 208 in Nineveh, N.S., was conducted on Aug. 21 at around 9:20 p.m., after police learned the driver may be impaired.
Police arrested the driver after determining he was impaired by drugs and alcohol.
Officers searched the vehicle and located a loaded, unregistered firearm.
Kaz Henry Cox has been charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by a combination of alcohol and drug, as well as multiple firearms-related offences.
Cox appeared in Bridgewater provincial court on Saturday, where he was remanded into custody
He’s scheduled to appear in court again on Sept. 4.