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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Firearms, marijuana seized following fire

CARIBOU RIVER – Marijuana plants, marijuana cultivation materials and multiple firearms were seized following a structure fire on Monday. At approximately 12 p.m., the Pictou County District RCMP responded to a structure fire on Gordon Road, Caribou River. As a result of preliminary investigation, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit executed a search […]

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Marijuana, tobacco seized from Pictou residence

PICTOU – A quantity of marijuana and illegal tobacco was seized Tuesday, March 7, from a local residence. At approximately 4 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Pictou District RCMP, executed a search warrant at a residence on Haliburton Road, where the drugs and tobacco were found. […]

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RCMP charge Coalburn man with driving related offences

COALBURN – Pictou County District RCMP have arrested a 31-year-old Coalburn man for several driving related offences that occurred over the weekend. On January 28 just before 1:30 a.m., RCMP received a call about a truck driving dangerously in the Thorburn area. Police patrolled the area and located the truck in a nearby driveway. The 31-year-old driver was […]

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Police crackdown on impaired driving leads to another charge

NEW GLASGOW – A concerned citizen calling police to report an impaired driver has led to an arrest. On Thursday, August 25 at approximately 8:50 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police arrested an adult male from Pictou County and charged him with impaired driving, after a concerned citizen called police to report a possible impaired driver. […]

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