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Break and enter suspect fails roadside screening test: RCMP

A 44-year-old Hammonds Plains man is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on January 12
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RCMP vehicle (Meghan Groff/CityNews Halifax)

A man is facing multiple charges after a break and enter in Upper Sackville.

RCMP say people living in the area reported a truck pulling into the driveway of a home under construction on Buttercup Grove.

They told police the truck hit the garage door and damaged it before leaving.

"Thanks to the information provided, the truck was located by police on Millwood Dr. in Lower Sackville," said Mounties in a news release. "During the traffic stop, the driver showed signs of impairment and then failed the roadside screening test."

Police say he refused to give further breath samples when he was brought into the Lower Sackville Detachment.

A 44-year-old Hammonds Plains man is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on January 12 on charges of impaired operation of a conveyance. refusal to comply with a demand and break and enter.




Meghan Groff

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Born in Michigan, raised in Ontario, schooled in Indiana and lives in Nova Scotia; Meghan is the editor for CityNews Halifax.
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