Police charge man with pointing replica handgun and uttering threats

A weapons complaint on Saturday, Feb. 20, resulted in several charges being laid. According to a press release from the New Glasgow Regional Police, officers received information in relation to a weapons complaint that took place at a residence on Frederick Street. The press release says police were told that when two females knocked on...

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Man charged after barricading himself in residence

Police and fire department personnel were involved for nearly 12 hours on the weekend with a disturbance in downtown New Glasgow. Early morning on November 29 at 1:10 a.m. New Glasgow Regional Police attended an Archimedes Street residence on a report of a disturbance.Upon further investigation by officers and a brief interaction with officers, the lone...

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Trenton man arrested on child porn charges

A Trenton resident was arrested in connection to charges involving child pornography. On October 14 at approximately 8:45 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit, Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit and H-Division Digital Forensic Services executed a search warrant on a Grandview Avenue residence. The search warrant has been the result of...

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New Glasgow Police seeking info on robbery

New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit is investigating an attempted robbery at the Aberdeen Hospital. On June 20 at approximately 11:25 p.m., a lone male entered the hospital and attempted to steal personal items from a hospital employee. The employee was working at the boiler building located at the rear of the hospital,. The suspect fled...

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Ryan Leil appointed deputy police chief in New Glasgow

New Glasgow Regional Police Chief Stephen Chisholm has announced the appointment of Ryan Leil, as the new deputy chief. “The hiring committee had a thorough competition for the deputy chief position and we are pleased to have selected Ryan Leil, as the deputy chief of operations. Ryan’s exemplary leadership skills and reputation as an investigator,...

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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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Arrest made in Tara robbery

The New Glasgow Regional Police has laid charges against a 37-year-old man from New Glasgow in connection with the armed robbery at the Tara Inn on East River Road that occurred on December 21.  At approximately 5:42 a.m. on December 21, police received a report that two males entered a guest room at the Tara...

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Pedestrian dies following collision

UPDATE: New Glasgow Regional Police continue to investigate as pedestrian dies later in hospital NEW GLASGOW – On May 1 at approximately 10:28 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police and Emergency Health Services responded to a 9-1-1 call and attended the scene of a motor vehicle collision involving a 2016 Lexus and a pedestrian at the...

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Police charge man with 21 counts of fraud

NEW GLASGOW – A Stellarton man has been charged with 21 counts of fraud. New Glasgow Regional Police charged the 21-year old today (Feb. 12) at approximately 11:50 a.m. These incidents are in relation to fraudulent transactions at Casey Concrete in Trenton from December 7, 2018 to January 1, 2019. The accused was released upon...

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Man arrested after New year’s Day disturbance

NEW GLASGOW – Police have arrested a man following a disturbance that took place in the wee morning hours on New year’s Day. On January 1 at approximately 12:30 a.m., the New Glasgow Regional Police were called to a disturbance on Stewart Street. Upon arrival, officers identified a 20-year-old man who sustained serious injury. As...

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