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Two injured in home invasion in Priestville

PRIESTVILLE – Two people were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a home invasion. On March 20 at 9:49 p.m., members of Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a woman who needed assistance. She told police she had been hit in the head. When RCMP members arrived on scene, they learned...

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Barely legal

A year has passed since the legalization of cannabis in Canada and The Advocate decided to take a survey of the local climate and see what, if anything, has changed with the now-legal drug. “What we really found is people are unaware of the laws,” said Cpl. Ron Bryce of the Pictou District RCMP. One...

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Zenabis now licensed to sell cannabis oil

VANCOUVER – Zenabis Global Inc. (“Zenabis”) (TSXV: ZENA) announced today that it is now licensed to process and sell cannabis oil products in Canada. The license enables Zenabis to now sell cannabis oil produced at its Atholville, New Brunswick facility, one of the largest indoor cannabis growing facilities in Canada, where Zenabis was already processing...

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Nova Scotia RCMP dismantles grow-op, seizes significant quantity of marijuana

LOCH BROOM – Two men are facing production and drug trafficking charges after Nova Scotia RCMP dismantled a large-scale grow-op and seized a significant quantity of marijuana in Loch Broom on September 6. As part of an ongoing investigation, Pictou RCMP, with assistance from RCMP Air Services, Pictou RCMP General Investigation Section and Pictou County...

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Three people arrested following search warrant execution

NEW GLASGOW – The Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit arrested three people following the execution of a search warrant on  May 7. At approximately 1:30 p.m., the Street Crime Unit, with the assistance of the New Glasgow Regional Police, executed a search warrant at Scotia Green Inc., cannabis dispensary, East River Road.  At...

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Search warrant results in seizure firearms and marijuana

SUTHERLANDS RIVER – On , March 26th at approximately 11 a.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Pictou County District RCMP, executed a search warrant at a residence on Highway #4, Sutherland’s River.  At this time, police seized a number of various firearms and cannabis marijuana. Subsequently, police...

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Two arrested for drug possession

Two New Glasgow residents were charged with drug possession in two separate instances on Tuesday. At approximately 9:30 p.m, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the New Glasgow Regional Police, executed a search warrant at a residence on Skylark Street, New Glasgow, as part of lengthy investigation.  At this...

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Stellarton man arrested for drug possession

STELLARTON – A 27-year-old man from here was arrested early this morning for possession of drugs after a search warrant was served. At approximately 3 a.m. today, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Stellarton Police Service, New Glasgow Regional Police Canine and Truro Police Service Canine, executed a...

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Marijuana seized after search of business in Westville

WESTVILLE – A quantity of marijuana and cash was seized from a Westville business following a search. On Friday, September 8, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Westville Police Service and the Stellarton Police Service, executed a search warrant at a commercial business located on Main Street. As...

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Cocaine seized during traffic stop

PORT HAWKESBURY – Inverness County District RCMP have arrested a 30-year-old man and seized cocaine during a targeted traffic stop in Port Hawkesbury on Friday. Just before 4 p.m. on August 25, RCMP officers conducted a traffic stop on Granville Street in Port Hawkesbury. As a result, police seized a quantity of cocaine and arrested...

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