Murder accused makes first appearance

The accused in a second-degree murder case that took place last Friday made his first appearance in Provincial Court on Monday morning. Jason David Bezanson, 33, was charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of second-degree murder. During his appearance in court, the aggravated assault charge was dropped, as the victim was […]

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Eyes wide open

A natural disaster that happened almost 13 years ago in New Orleans, U.S., has left an indelible mark on an altruistic young lady. Rikki Stevens of Pictou would have only been a youngster living some 3,500 kilometres away from Katrina, in another country, when the disaster struck on August 29, 2005. She remembered the devastating […]

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Home invasion in Stellarton

Police are releasing few details, but motorists travelling to work in the MacKay Street area yesterday morning will have noticed a police presence. That’s because there was a home invasion at a residence there which occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Stellarton Police Services say one male victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries as a […]

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Quick response of RCMP results in arrest of male with firearm

PICTOU – Pictou District RCMP arrested a man with a loaded firearm at a business in Pictou this morning. Just prior to 10 a.m., RCMP received a complaint of an assault involving a firearm on Veterans Drive in Pictou. The man fled from the scene where he was observed by RCMP entering a nearby business. […]

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Arrest made in suspicious death

BAYHEAD – The situation that was unfolding in Tatamagouche earlier this morning  has been resolved. Shortly before midnight, Colchester District RCMP responded to a 9-1-1 call from a residence on Clarks Road, Bayhead. Upon arrival, officers discovered a deceased female.  A male suspect was located by members shortly after.  The man drove off in a vehicle […]

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