County man hospitalized following serious assault

MILLSVILLE – A local man remains in hospital following an assault. On Feb. 18 at approximately 2 a.m., a woman came to a home on Irving Young Road asking for help with her vehicle as she was having car trouble. A man came outside to help her, and he was attacked and assaulted by another...

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Man charged with serious assault

LINACY – On January 28, Pictou District RCMP responded to a complaint of a serious assault which occurred inside a home on Merigomish Road in Linacy. A 17-year old male was found inside the home and had sustained serious head and facial injuries. He was taken to hospital by ambulance. The suspect was a 23-year-old...

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Man assaulted with ‘stun gun’

PUGWASH RIVER – A man suffered minor injuries after he was assaulted with a stun gun. At 4:56 p.m. on April 29, a man arrived at a cottage on Pugwash River Road and was met outside by one of the occupants of the cottage. A verbal confrontation ensued, which turned into  a physical confrontation. The...

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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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County man accused in 2017 robbery found

PICTOU — A 36-year-old county resident was arrested and brought into the custody of Provincial Court on Tuesday morning from Halifax where he was found. Shawn Daniel Bonvie is the accused in a robbery that took place October 12, 2017, at approximately 1 p.m. at a tavern on Stewart Street in New Glasgow where a...

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Police seek info on abduction, assault

New Glasgow Regional Police and Pictou County District RCMP are investigating an abduction and assault and are seeking information from the public.     On Saturday, Jan. 20 at approximately 8:45 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a report of an abduction that took place in the Aberdeen Business Centre near the Giant Tiger...

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Two arrested for drug possession

Two New Glasgow residents were charged with drug possession in two separate instances on Tuesday. At approximately 9:30 p.m, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the New Glasgow Regional Police, executed a search warrant at a residence on Skylark Street, New Glasgow, as part of lengthy investigation.  At this...

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Quick response of RCMP results in arrest of male with firearm

PICTOU – Pictou District RCMP arrested a man with a loaded firearm at a business in Pictou this morning. Just prior to 10 a.m., RCMP received a complaint of an assault involving a firearm on Veterans Drive in Pictou. The man fled from the scene where he was observed by RCMP entering a nearby business....

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RCMP investigate assault with a weapon

BAYVIEW – Pictou County District RCMP is investigating an assault involving a weapon. Just prior to 1 a.m. on Friday, July 28, Pictou County District RCMP responded to an assault involving a weapon at a residence in Bayview. Upon arrival, RCMP located an injured 24-year-old man, who was suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was...

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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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