Murder accused makes first appearance

The accused in a second-degree murder case that took place last Friday made his first appearance in Provincial Court on Monday morning. Jason David Bezanson, 33, was charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of second-degree murder. During his appearance in court, the aggravated assault charge was dropped, as the victim was […]

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Garnier found guilty of second-degree murder in death of Catherine Campbell

A jury has found Christopher Garnier guilty of second-degree murder in the death of a local woman. The Halifax jury deliberated for less than five hours before reaching the verdict in Nova Scotia Supreme Court following a four-week trial. The body of Catherine Campbell, off-duty Truro police officer and member of the Stellarton Fire Department, […]

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Westville man facing child pornography charges

WESTVILLE – A 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged with sex crimes. On October 11, the RCMP Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit searched a home in Westville. With assistance from the RCMP Technological Crime Unit, Westville Police Service, Pictou District RCMP, the RCMP Special Operations Tactical Search Team, and the RCMP North East Nova […]

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RCMP searches home, seizes prescription pills and marijuana

Frankville, Antigonish County – Quantities of marijuana and prescription pills were seized from a home on March 9 after the RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) of Antigonish/Guysborough County searched a home in Frankville. The same home was searched Wednesday by RCMP, and quantities of marijuana and prescription pills were seized at that time as […]

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Assault charges dropped against YMCA CEO

PICTOU — Assault charges against the CEO of the Pictou County YMCA have been dropped. The assault causing bodily harm case against Dave MacIntyre was called in Provincial Court on Monday morning and, although MacIntyre was not present, his lawyer, Craig Clarke, appeared for him. Crown attorney Patrick Young officially withdrew the final of the […]

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