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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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Police looking for owner of large quantity of money

New Glasgow Regional Police are hoping to spread a little Christmas cheer. On the evening of Thursday, December 21st , a concerned citizen found a large sum of money in the Westside of New Glasgow area and immediately turned the money into the New Glasgow Regional Police. Police are asking for the public`s assistance in […]

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Stellarton man arrested after search warrant executed

STELLARTON – A 36-year-old man from Stellarton was arrested Wednesday after police executed a search warrant. At approximately 10 a.m. on November 22, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Stellarton Police Service, executed a search warrant at a residence on Pleasant Street. As a result, police seized a […]

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Charges laid after search at Gate Keepers

NEW GLASGOW – Charges have been laid following a police search at the Pictou County Chapter of the Gatekeepers Motorcycle Club on MacLean Street. As a result of a search warrant executed on July 15 at approximately 6 a.m., Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (PCISCEU) with assistance from the New Glasgow Regional Police, […]

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Police investigate home invasion in Pictou

PICTOU – Police are investigating a home invasion that took place Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. at a residence on High Street. The initial investigation determined that two males entered the residence with a firearm demanding pills and money. The suspects then fled the scene. The RCMP Police Dog Services searched for the suspects but did […]

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Computer seized in relation to child porn

A computer and laptop were seized by police on Friday in relation to a child porn investigation. On August 18 at approximately 8:30 am, New Glasgow Regional Police, with assistance of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Technological Crime Unit, Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit and the Criminal Intelligence Service of Nova Scotia executed […]

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