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Handcuffs did not play role in death: SiRT

The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) ruled that handcuffs did not play a role in the death of a man involved in a motor vehicle accident last year in River John. SiRT released its report today (March 16) regarding the investigation into the  December 16, 2017 motor vehicle collision. Pictou District RCMP officers […]

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Three injured in crash at Trenton Connector and Abercrombie Road

ABERCROMBIE – Pictou District RCMP is investigating a collision at the intersection of Abercrombie Road and the Trenton Connector. At 2:50 p.m. on Friday, RCMP, EHS and Abercrombie Fire Department, responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a 2009 Ford Ranger and a 2011 Hyundai Accent. As a result, the driver of the Hyundai, a 25-year-old […]

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RCMP lays charge in fatal collision

ABERCROMBIE – Pictou District RCMP has laid a charge of dangerous driving causing death following a lengthy investigation into a fatal collision which occurred in 2016. On December 7, 2016, the RCMP responded to a collision on Abercrombie Road at the intersection with the Trenton Connector.  Upon arrival at the scene, police noted a dump truck had collided with […]

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RCMP requesting public assistance

PICTOU –  Pictou District RCMP were called to the Three Brooks area yesterday shortly after 10:30 p.m. to investigate a suspicious incident involving a man running through the woods. Officers responded, however, the man was not located. Shortly before midnight, the RCMP received a call about a theft of a truck in the same area. A short time later, the […]

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