Multi-Agency response results in rescue of woman in medical distress

ANTIGONISH – Co-operation between multiple agencies in Antigonish County has resulted in the successful rescue of a woman in distress. On August 17 at 5:19 p.m., Antigonish District RCMP received a report of a woman in medical distress near Aulds Cove. Further investigation revealed that the woman had been kayaking, and could be located on an island off the...

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RCMP police dog sniffs out suspect in thefts

ANTIGONISH – An 18-year-old Antigonish man is facing multiple charges after being apprehended by an RCMP Police Dog in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. On August 16, 2018 at approximately 6:00 p.m., Antigonish District RCMP received reports of a man who fled on foot following two separate thefts at the Antigonish mall. RCMP officers responded with assistance from RCMP Police Dog Services (PDS). A member of PDS...

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Antigonish man facing attempted murder charges

ANTIGONIH – A 41-year-old Antigonish man is facing two charges of attempted murder following an incident at a home on Brookland Street Wednesday this morning. At 8:30 a.m., Antigonish District RCMP responded to a 9-1-1 call of a woman who had been injured, stating that a man tried to stab her and a three-year-old child...

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Three arrests result from pepper spray assault

ANTIGONISH – Antigonish District RCMP has arrested three males resulting from an assault where pepper spray was used on two victims. The incident occurred on March 24 on Notre Dame Ave., and the investigation has revealed that there was a verbal argument, which escalated into a physical assault, when two male victims were sprayed with pepper...

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RCMP investigates threats towards school

MONASTERY – Antigonish District RCMP is investigating after it was shared on social media that individual(s) were heard making verbal threats towards the East Antigonish Education Centre/Academy in Monastery. As a result of the threats and after consultation with the RCMP, the Strait Regional School Board closed the school today as RCMP continue their investigation. Antigonish District RCMP is asking...

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Sex assault charge being investigated

ANTIGONISH – Antigonish District RCMP is investigating an allegation of sexual assault following a complaint made an 18-year-old woman on November 22. The assault occurred on the campus of St. Francis Xavier University during the weekend of November 18/19. RCMP arrested two men on the evening of November 22 in connection with the complaint. During the...

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Boating accident claims life of 33-year-old man

Ballantynes Cove – A boating incident on November 7 has claimed the life of a Cape George man. At 11:54 p.m. on November 7, Antigonish District RCMP responded to a missing person call at Ballantynes Cove Wharf Road. The caller reported a man had been out fishing, and had docked his boat, but the caller...

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Antigonish District RCMP investigating car jacking incident

TRACADIE – Antigonish District RCMP was dispatched earlier today to the scene of a car jacking. At 2:57 a.m., police responded to a call in which the dispatcher heard a woman screaming, and tires squealing. When officers arrived at the scene on Hwy. 4, they located the victims and were told that three men had...

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RCMP arrests prolific offender

Paq’tnkek, Antigonish County – Members of Antigonish District RCMP, Antigonish/Guysborough Street Crime Enforcement Unit and an RCMP Police Dog team arrested a prolific offender in Paq’tnkek. The RCMP was alerted of a man known to be living in the area, who was the subject of an arrest warrant issued by the Halifax Regional Police Service....

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RCMP resume search for missing man

MONASTERY – Antigonish District RCMP have resumed their search for 23-year-old Craig Joseph Perry today. Favourable weather and ice flow conditions have allowed for the search to resume after it was suspended on February 20. The search is assisted by Strait Area Ground Search and Rescue, Larry’s River and District Volunteer Fire Department, Pomquet Fire...

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