Eskasoni man arrested for impaired driving
ESKASONI — A 37-year-old Eskasoni man was charged with driving under the influence of drugs Friday.
Eskasoni RCMP responded to a driving complaint at 3:30 p.m. Officers located the vehicle in the First Nations community and the suspect was arrested and brought to the detachment for a drug influence evaluation.
He was charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by a drug, a narcotic analgesic or painkiller.
The case is still under investigation. The man was released from custody and will appear in Eskasoni Provincial Court in May 2010.