Police charge two men for violating Public Health orders

If you violate the Health Protection Act and / or the Emergency Management Act in New Glasgow, you will be charged. New Glasgow Regional Police charged two men this week for doing just that. A press release from the police said that on May 12, shortly after 1 p.m., they received a report of a...

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Police charge driver for violating Emergency Management Act

A male driver charged with speeding through a construction zone was also charged with violating the Emergency Management Act on Wednesday. New Glasgow Regional Police say, via a press release, that on May 5 at 9:30 a.m., they conducted a vehicle stop and charged a motorist for speeding through a construction zone on the Trenton...

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County man charged with multiple offences resulting from sexual assault

A 24-year-old man has been charged with several offences relating to an incident that occurred May 2. According to a press release received from the New Glasgow Regional Police Department, a 24-year-old from Pictou County has been charged with sexual assault, assault, breech of a release order, uttering threats and assault causing bodily harm. Police...

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Animal control officer threatened with machete

An animal control officer was threatened in New Glasgow by a man with a machete. A press release received from New Glasgow Regional Police says that on April 19, police were called to a residence on Reservoir Street after receiving a report of a male who threatened an animal control officer with a weapon. The...

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Young man charged with stunting

New Glasgow Regional Police have charged an 18-year-old male driver with stunting after he was clocked driving 56 km/hr over the speed limit. According to a press release received from New Glasgow Regional Police, on April 17 at approximately 11:30 p.m., police on routine patrol on the Trenton Connector Road in Trenton spotted a vehicle travelling at a...

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Police charge woman for smoking in vehicle with child present

New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a woman with smoking in her vehicle while an underage passenger was present. While on routine patrol on East River Road on Monday, police observed a driver smoking in a vehicle while a young person under 19 years of age was also in the vehicle. The Nova Scotia Smoke-Free...

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Fire damages downtown building

Several fire departments responded to a fire in downtown New Glasgow earlier today. This morning at approximately 7 o’clock, New Glasgow, Stellarton, Trenton and Linacy fire departments, as well as New Glasgow Regional Police and Emergency Health Services responded to a fire at a business / apartment complex at the corner of MacLean and Provost...

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Man wielding machete arrested

A local man was arrested last night after police deployed a conducted energy weapon. According to a press released from the New Glasgow Regional Police, they received reports on March 31 of a man acting erratically and carrying a machete in the Stewart Street and Marsh Street areas. Police were called to a local pub...

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Safety enforcement initiative leads to multiple charges

A joint enforcement operation between New Glasgow Regional Police and the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal’s Vehicle Transportation Inspection Division has resulted in a number of drivers being charged with multiple offences. A press release from the New Glasgow Regional Police says more than 150 vehicles were checked for compliance during the...

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Weapon, drugs found during traffic stop

A traffic stop yesterday in New Glasgow led to police discovering a weapon and drugs. On March 22, at 4: p.m. New Glasgow Regional Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Granville Street and East River Road. According to a press release from the town police, officers stopped the vehicle based on evidence that...

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