PICTOU – Two local men charged more than a year ago with racing their vehicles on the East River Road have had their charges stayed in provincial court.
Tanner James MacKay of Stellarton and Joey Russell Talbot of New Glasgow were charged on Oct. 21, 2011, with operating a motor vehicle on a highway in a race.
The charges were laid by New Glasgow Regional Police Services following a collision between two cars on East River Road. One of the ended up on its side as a result of the crash.
Judge Del Atwood stayed the charges for the two men after Talbot and his family protested that it had taken too long for the matter to come to trial.