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Multi-Agency response results in rescue of woman in medical distress

ANTIGONISH – Co-operation between multiple agencies in Antigonish County has resulted in the successful rescue of a woman in distress. On August 17 at 5:19 p.m., Antigonish District RCMP received a report of a woman in medical distress near Aulds Cove. Further investigation revealed that the woman had been kayaking, and could be located on an island off the […]

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Twelve-year-old injured in pedestrian collision

Riverton— On March 26 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a pedestrian-motor vehicle collision on Stellarton Trafalgar Rd. A 12-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle while he was crossing the road near a school.   The victim was transported to hospital with serious injuries. The involved vehicle stopped at the scene. Neither the driver or the […]

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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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Impaired driver arrested at RCMP detachment

ANTIGONISH – A 27-year-old man from Roachville has been charged with impaired driving related offences after he drove to the RCMP detachment hoping to release a friend who was in police custody. Just before 5 p.m. on March 13, RCMP located the intoxicated man at the Antigonish District RCMP detachment. The investigation determined the heavily […]

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