Police arrest 18-year-old on break and enter, voyeurism

NEW GLASGOW –  New Glasgow Regional Police have arrested and charged an 18-year-old with two counts of break and enter and two counts of voyeurism. At approximately 3:45 p.m. on Jan. 31, police arrested and charged the New Glasgow man following incidents that took place within the New Glasgow area. Police received the complaint that...

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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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RCMP lays arson charges following East Wallace fire

EAST WALLACE – RCMP have charged a man with arson following a fire. OSeptember 4 at 4:25 p.m., members of Cumberland District RCMP were called to a home on Coulter Road in East Wallace. The caller indicated that a man intentionally set a home on fire following a verbal dispute over whether the man was sober...

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RCMP investigating homicide in Stewiacke

STEWIACKE – RCMP have a youth in custody following an incident that led to the death of a man at a home in Stewiacke. At approximately 3:30 a.m. this morning, Colchester District RCMP responded to a 911 call of a disturbance at a home in Stewiacke. Upon arrival, police located a 46-year-old man suffering from...

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Firearms, marijuana seized following fire

CARIBOU RIVER – Marijuana plants, marijuana cultivation materials and multiple firearms were seized following a structure fire on Monday. At approximately 12 p.m., the Pictou County District RCMP responded to a structure fire on Gordon Road, Caribou River. As a result of preliminary investigation, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit executed a search...

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Impaired driving, speed charges laid

MOUNT THOM – RCMP Eastern Traffic Services stopped a 42-year-old Ontario resident for speeding yesterday morning at 10:30 a.m. The speed limit is 110 km/h and the driver was travelling 170 km/h. Upon further investigation, the police officer noticed that the driver was showing signs of impairment by alcohol. The driver was arrested and taken...

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Marijuana, tobacco seized from Pictou residence

PICTOU – A quantity of marijuana and illegal tobacco was seized Tuesday, March 7, from a local residence. At approximately 4 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Pictou District RCMP, executed a search warrant at a residence on Haliburton Road, where the drugs and tobacco were found....

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RCMP charge Coalburn man with driving related offences

COALBURN – Pictou County District RCMP have arrested a 31-year-old Coalburn man for several driving related offences that occurred over the weekend. On January 28 just before 1:30 a.m., RCMP received a call about a truck driving dangerously in the Thorburn area. Police patrolled the area and located the truck in a nearby driveway. The 31-year-old driver was...

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Man arrested for B&E in New Glasgow

NEW GLASGOW – A local man has been arrested for break, enter and theft from two New Glasgow businesses. The 41-year-old was charged in connection with a break and enter into Big Al’s Convenience Store and a former clothing store, both located on North Provost Street. In the early hours of October 28 at approximately...

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Police crackdown on impaired driving leads to another charge

NEW GLASGOW – A concerned citizen calling police to report an impaired driver has led to an arrest. On Thursday, August 25 at approximately 8:50 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police arrested an adult male from Pictou County and charged him with impaired driving, after a concerned citizen called police to report a possible impaired driver....

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