Pictou Advocate Breaking News

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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Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Day drinkers nabbed by RCMP

ANTIGONISH – Six daytime impaired drivers were arrested in eight days here. Nova Scotia RCMP’s Northeast Traffic Services has arrested six impaired drivers since January 19. Members of the Traffic Unit, which covers Antigonish, Pictou, and Guysborough Counties, have identified these drivers through a variety of methods, including traffic stops, check stops, and 911 calls from the […]

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Cocaine seizure at Port of Halifax

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) today announced a seizure of cocaine. On November 16, 2018, CBSA officers at the Port of Halifax discovered 4.76 kg of cocaine while searching a marine container en route to Israel. With the use of tools, an extensive physical examination of the […]

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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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