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Two impaired drivers arrested in Pictou County

PICTOU – Pictou County RCMP arrested two impaired drivers between Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon, this past weekend. On Saturday, Sept 22, shortly before midnight, members of Pictou County RCMP stopped a vehicle that was travelling at  167 km/hr on Hwy. 104 in Pine Tree. The police officer noted signs of impairment and the driver...

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Cocaine seized by Pictou RCMP

CENTRAL WEST RIVER – A quantity of cocaine was seized from a PEI man here on Monday. On September 17, Pictou District RCMP received a complaint of a suspicious man at a store in Central West River. Police attended the location and the investigation resulted in a 33-year-old man from Charlottetown, PEI being arrested for an...

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Drugs seized in search warrant

STELLARTON – Drugs were seized and two people were arrested on Wednesday following the execution of a search warrant. The Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Stellar Street at approximately 6:30 p.m. that day; they were assisted  by the Stellarton Police Service and the New Glasgow Regional...

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Pictou District RCMP refers matter to SiRT

RIVER JOHN – An investigation into a fatal collision has been referred by the RCMP to the Nova Scotia Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT). SiRT assumed the investigation on December 17. The collision occurred in the early evening hours on December 16, 2017 on West Branch Road (also known as River John Station Road). Two vehicles...

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Handgun located and man arrested

ANTIGONISH – An Antigonish man was charged with firearms offences following a call to police. On January 12, just before 3 p.m., Antigonish District RCMP responded to a complaint of a man who threatened a woman and said he had a gun in his vehicle. Police responded immediately and located the man outside of a...

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Driver arrested after collision along Highway 104

ALMA – The driver of a tractor trailer was arrested by local RCMP. At approximately 6:30 p.m. on December 12, Pictou District RCMP was called to the scene of an overturned tractor trailer in the median on Highway 104 near Alma. Just prior to the collision, police were responding to a 9-1-1 call of a...

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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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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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Impaired driver arrested driving the wrong way on the highway

ALMA – At approximately 8:40 p.m. on October 31, RCMP received a complaint of a red truck driving westbound in the eastbound lane on Highway 4. Police located the truck on Highway 104 and following a brief pursuit, stopped the truck. The 70-year-old male driver from Alma was arrested without incident and is facing charges of...

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Driver charged for racing on highway

ANTIGONISH – Police have arrested a driver for what they say was drag racing on the highway. At 11:30 a.m. on October 14, while on patrol, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed two trucks line up side by side, then accelerate quickly down the road on the highway. They interfered with other traffic on the highway...

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