**** RCMP Media Release
Annapolis District RCMP has charged two people with impaired driving in Middleton.
On November 23, 2023, an Annapolis District RCMP member came upon a single-vehicle crash on Main St. in Middleton where a grey Jeep Cherokee had crashed into a power pole, causing substantial damage to the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle attempted to flee the scene, hitting a street sign.
Evidence and information collected at the scene led RCMP officers to believe that both people in the vehicle had driven the car, one before the crash and, one after the crash.
The female driver and the male passenger were both arrested at the scene for impaired driving and, subsequently transported to the Middleton Detachment to provide breath samples. The female provided samples of 100mg% and 90mg%. The male provided samples of 160mg% and 150mg%.
Both were later released and will appear in Annapolis Royal Provincial Court on January 15, 2024, at 9:30 a.m. to face charges of Impaired Operation of a Conveyance and Impaired Operation equal to, or over, 80mg%.