18-Year-Old Driver Arrested for Dragging Officer in Pictou County

March 19, 2017

An 18-year-old has been arrested for allegedly fleeing a checkpoint and dragging an RCMP officer with his vehicle in Pictou County last month. The incident occurred on Highway 4 near Alma on February 25th. After briefly stopping to talk to the officer at the checkpoint the driver accelerated, dragging the officer who suffered minor injuries as a result. Pictou County RCMP say an 18-year-old man was arrested without incident on Friday night and faces charges of dangerous operation of motor vehicle, operating a vehicle while being pursued by police and driving with a suspended licence.

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