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Falconer appealing murder conviction to Supreme Court

PICTOU – Christopher Alexander Falconer is going to the highest court of appeal in hopes of having his first degree murder conviction overturned. Falconer was...
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County man remanded after court appearance

A county man has been remanded following his appearance in Provincial Court today (September 8). On September 7, Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit...
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Accused remains in custody

PICTOU –  A local man is facing a number of charges after a run-in with police on May 18 in New Glasgow. Barrett Johnston Fraser,...
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Two men charged after violent assault

Paq'tnkek First Nation - Two men have been charged after a violent incident on Petow Loop, Antigonish County, on January 23. One man swung a...
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No jail time for teacher guilty of sex crimes

A former Pictou County school teacher found guilty of sex crimes will not serve any jail time. Three years after the incidents,  Carolyn Amy Hood...
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Preliminary set for accused murderer Robert Jason MacKenzie

PICTOU –  A sigh of relief could be heard from the family of Nicole Campbell in Provincial Court on Tuesday as the dates for...
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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...
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Two arrested for drug possession for purpose of trafficking

STELLARTON - A man and a woman appeared in Pictou Provincial Court today (Wednesday) after a search warrant turned up a number of illegal...
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No plea on mischief charge

PICTOU – No pleas have been entered yet in a case of mischief. A Westville man appeared in Pictou Provincial court Monday morning after an...

Crown, defence both file appeals in Amy Hood case

PICTOU — Both Crown and defence have filed notices of appeal in the criminal case of Carolyn Amy Hood. After being sentenced on December 14...