Dan­ger­ous driv­ing charges for North­side man

Cape Breton Post - - Northside / Cape Breton - BY CAPE BRE­TON POST STAFF news@cb­post.com

A 31-year-old North Sydney man fac­ing charges af­ter an in­ci­dent that ended on High Street in North Sydney Thurs­day will re­turn to in court Mon­day.

Ja­son Ken­neth Wayne Tim­bury made his first ap­pear­ance on the charges in Sydney pro­vin­cial court Fri­day and was re­manded into cus­tody. He is charged with dan­ger­ous op­er­a­tion of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle, im­paired driv­ing, fail­ure to re­main at the scene of an ac­ci­dent, flight from a po­lice of­fi­cer, tak­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle without con­sent, op­er­at­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle without a valid driver’s li­cence, mis­chief and breaches of pre­vi­ous court-or­dered con­di­tions.

He had been re­manded to the Cape Bre­ton Cor­rec­tional Cen­tre af­ter Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Po­lice ar­rested him on High Street at ap­prox­i­mately 9:30 a.m. Thurs­day.

Po­lice had orig­i­nally re­sponded to re­ports that a Mazda ve­hi­cle was stolen from a North Sydney res­i­dence. When of­fi­cers lo­cated the ve­hi­cle, the driver would not stop for po­lice. Of­fi­cers con­tin­ued to fol­low the ve­hi­cle at a safe speed and dis­tance, even­tu­ally to the area of King and High streets where the driver struck the rear of a po­lice ve­hi­cle as well as a ve­hi­cle parked on the street. All three ve­hi­cles were dam­aged, but no one was in­jured.

Mem­bers of the traf­fic safety and foren­sic iden­ti­fi­ca­tion unit also re­sponded to the scene.

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