Rotary mishap injures van driver

A mini-van was extensively damaged and the driver sustained minor injuries on Wednesday when he lost control of the vehicle and toppled a light standard he crashed into at the large Pictou roundabout. Members of the RCMP and compliance officers and fire fighters were at the scene of the single-vehicle crash that occurred shortly before...

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Litter checkpoints this week

Pictou County Solid Waste, in conjunction with the Pictou County District RCMP, will be conducting litter checkpoints at various locations throughout Pictou County. The general public can expect to see members of the RCMP and the Pictou County Solid Waste Team conducting “Litter Checkpoints” during Environment Week on June 7.   The goal is to educate the public on...

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RCMP nab three impaired drivers within 12 hours

Pictou County District RCMP have arrested three men for impaired driving within a 12-hour period on May 28. At approximately 12:50 a.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 106 near Granton. The 26-year-old male driver from Colchester County was transported to hospital for injuries sustained in the collision. The investigation...

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RCMP investigates fatal two-vehicle collision

BROADWAY – Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a fatal two-vehicle collision that happened yesterday (Sunday) morning. At approximately 10 a.m., RCMP responded to the collision between a 2012 Ford F150 and a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado on Hwy 104 in Broadway between Exits 27 and 29. EHS and Barneys River and District Fire Department also...

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RCMP investigate armed robbery

PICTOU – RCMP are investigating an armed robbery that took place here Thursday night. At approximately 9:40 p.m. last evening, Pictou County District RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at a convenience store on West River Road in Pictou. Upon attending the location, RCMP confirmed that a male suspect wearing a hoodie,...

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Firearms, drugs seized

WATERVLE – A 59-year-old man from Pictou County is facing numerous weapon and drug charges following the search of a home in Watervale, Pictou County. On October 13, Pictou County District RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence on Craig Road. As a result of the search, police seized several firearms, ammunition and a quantity of...

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Police are investigating mischief to boats in Pictou

EDITOR’S NOTE: This press release originally referred to the incidents occurring at the Pictou Marina.  RCMP have confirmed the two reported incidents actually occurred at Pier “A” and Pier “B” in Pictou, and not at Pictou Marina.   Someone has taken a disliking to boats in the waters of Pictou harbour. Pictou County District RCMP...

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Two in custody regarding fire

The Pictou County Regional Emergency Management Office stated that several Pictou County Fire Departments responded to several reports of grass fires throughout Pictou County. In addition, the Trenton Connector  from Highway 106 to the Abercrombie Road was closed as a precaution to allow several fire departments throughout Pictou County to put out several fires on...

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Two arrested at checkpoints for impaired driving

Pictou County District RCMP have arrested a 25-year-old man and a 45-year-old man for impaired driving during the weekend. Both came through police checkpoints. Shortly after midnight during the early morning of April 22, RCMP conducted a checkstop in Alma.  They observed a vehicle driven by a male approaching the checkstop.  Upon further investigation, the 25-year old...

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Search warrant results in seizure firearms and marijuana

SUTHERLANDS RIVER – On , March 26th at approximately 11 a.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Pictou County District RCMP, executed a search warrant at a residence on Highway #4, Sutherland’s River.  At this time, police seized a number of various firearms and cannabis marijuana. Subsequently, police...

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