Police seeking information on arson

NEW GLASGOW – A lit bottle of gasoline on a doorstep is being investigated by New Glasgow Regional Police. On Monday, July 13 at approximately 5:10 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to an arson in progress on Green Street. Police and fire fighters arrived on scene and quickly extinguished a small fire on the...

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Police arrest man for arson following fire that displaced a dozen people

In the wee hours of this morning, April 30, at approximately 12:30 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police arrested a 21-year old local man for arson. The fire involved a 10-unit apartment complex on Forbes Street, New Glasgow. New Glasgow Fire Department and Trenton Fire Department attended and were still on scene at 7:45 a.m. Approximately...

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Three youth arrested for arson in Westville

WESTVILLE – Three young people have been arrested in connection to the March 1 fire at the former Highland Consolidated Middle School. Members of the Westville Fire Department were assisted by those from the Stellarton and Alma fire department in extinguishing the blaze. Westville Police Chief Don Hussher said in a press release today, “The...

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Police charge woman with arson

UPDATE: New Glasgow Regional Police have arrested a 26-year-old Trenton  woman in relation to the arson at a residence and travel trailer in Trenton. At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Trenton Fire Department, assisted by New Glasgow and Abercrombie Fire departments and New Glasgow Regional Police, responded to a fire at a residence and travel...

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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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Police arrest suspected arsonist

NEW GLASGOW – Police have arrested a man in connection with suspected arson. On Wednesday, Jan. 25 at approximately 4 a.m. New Glasgow Regional Police arrested and charged 19-year-old Mark Gunton of Pictou County with two counts of arson. The arrest was in relation to the arson incidents that took place on January 3 and...

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