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Bedford man arrested for impaired driving in stolen car: police

RCMP in Lower Sackville arrested a man for impaired driving and being in possession of a stolen vehicle. Global Halifax/Alexa MacLean

RCMP say a 59-year-old man from Bedford, N.S., was arrested for impaired driving and being in possession of a stolen vehicle.

Just before 11 p.m. on July 27, a Halifax RCMP officer in Lower Sackville noticed a Honda Civic driving with no tail lights.

The officer attempted to pull over the vehicle but it did not stop right away. Shortly after, the driver pulled into a driveway and showed signs of impairment.

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Queries on the vehicle showed the car was reported stolen on July 18 from Seawood Avenue in Lower Sackville.

The driver is facing charges of impaired operation of a conveyance, operating a conveyance with a blood alcohol level over 80 and possession of stolen property over $5,000.

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The man was released and is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth court on Sept. 23.

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