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A 29 year old Dartmouth man will be in court at a later date to face charges of impaired driving, impaired driving causing bodily harm and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.
Halifax Regional Police say it charged the man in relation to a crash that injured a man Monday night.
It says shortly before 7PM, it responded to reports of an impaired driver on Wyse Rd.
Police say he hit a tree at Wyse and Albro Lake Roads and fled the scene, but was arrested a short distance away.
The 33 year old Halifax passenger was taken to hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
A 19 year old Chester man is facing stunting charges after being clocked going 77km/hr over the speed limit.
RCMP say just after 8AM yesterday, it stopped the vehicle going 177 in a 100 zone on Highway 103.
Police say the vehicle was seized and the man’s drivers license was suspended for 7 days.
The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is just under $2500.
RCMP are alerting the public about an e-transfer scam.
It says on Monday, a home seller was contacted by email from what looked to be their home realtor requesting an e-transfer to be held in trust pending a home inspection.
Police say after the e-transfer was accepted the home owner contacted their real-estate agent and learned they didn’t request a deposit.
An investigation determined the real-estate agent’s email was hacked and the investigation continues.
38 year old Shawn Patrick Newman of Dartmouth is being charged for a break and enter that occurred in Dartmouth.
Halifax Regional Police say shortly before 5AM Monday, it responded to an intrusion alarm at the Cloud Vape Shop on Wyse Road in Dartmouth. Police arrested a man a short time later with the help of K9 at a residence on Windmill Road.
Police say Newman was scheduled to appear in court yesterday to face charges including break and enter, possession of stolen property, and mischief over $5000.
His other charges include breach of probation, breach of recognizance, injuring or endangering other animals, possession of a weapon, possession of break tools and wearing a disguise.
There’s now a third option for a possible property tax hike.
Yesterday, regional council voted in favour of amending a report and adding the option for 2019-20 which included 2.1% and 2.9% hikes and now a 1.9% hike.
The fiscal framework report says a 2.9% increase is needed to maintain services based on increased cost pressures.
Municipal staff are now tasked to find budget savings as numbers are presented to council over the next few months.
April 2nd is the date the 2019-2020 fiscal year budget is scheduled to be approved.