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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 drugs. At approximately 2 a.m. today, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with assistance from Stellarton and New Glasgow police departments, conducted a search warrant on MacKay Street Stellarton. […]

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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 arrested 47-year-old Lawrence James Murray in New Glasgow on several drug-related offences along with multiple counts of failing to comply with a court order.  Additionally, Murray was charged with failing […]

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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 a preliminary inquiry were set. Robert Jason MacKenzie, 36, is charged with the second degree murder of 33-year-old Campbell, as well as two other indictable charges, theft of prescription drugs with […]

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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 found guilty in January 2014 in the death of 19-year-old Amber Kirwan. Falconer, 33, had his lawyer represent him at a Nova Scotia Court of Appeal hearing in November, requesting […]

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