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Sydney man charged after driving 63km/h over limit

By Joe Thomson May 2, 2023 | 1:56 PM

Image: Facebook/Royal Canadian Mounted Police in New Brunswick

A Sydney man has been charged after Nova Scotia RCMP caught him speeding 63 km/h over the limit.

Officers noticed a vehicle driving 163km/h in a 100km/h zone and conducted a vehicle stop. They noticed that the driver, a 40-year-old man, was showing signs of impairment. They also shared in a release that the vehicle he was driving had been reported stolen earlier that morning.

He is slated to appear in Sydney provincial court in July, where he will face the following charges:

  • Stunting for driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted limit
  • Impaired Operation of a Conveyance
  • Impaired Operation of a Conveyance equal to, or more than, 80mg%
  • Theft of a Motor Vehicle
  • Driving while Revoked


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