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Police arrest man after report of stolen vehicle

October 11, 2018

A 31-year-old North Sydney man is in police custody for dangerous and impaired driving, after Cape Breton Regional Police arrested him on High Street at approximately 9:30 AM.

Police had originally responded to reports that a Mazda car 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 – not in pursuit – 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 are on scene to assist with the investigation; charges are pending.

UPDATE: Jason Kenneth Wayne Timbury 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 License, Mischief and Breaches of previous Court-ordered conditions.  He was remanded to the Cape Breton Correctional Centre and will appear in Sydney Provincial Court today.