Persons involved in vehicle crash flee scene

On Tuesday, September 15, at approximately (shortly after midnight) 12:45 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police and New Glasgow Fire Department responded to a single motor vehicle collision. A 2019 black Honda Civic collided with a power pole on Jury Street. The collision caused a power pole to break off, sending a portion of the power...

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Suspicious fire under investigation

New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating a suspicious fire on MacDonald Street On Thursday, September 10, at approximately 11:10 pm., New Glasgow Fire Department and New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a 9-1-1 call about the house fire. When fire and police arrived on the scene, preliminary investigation of the fire proved to be suspicious....

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Police charge man who was shot with several offences

New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a 25-year-old male from Pictou County with the following charges: ·         Assault with a weapon ·         Resist/obstruct police officer ·         Possession of a weapon dangerous ·         Theft under $5,000 ·         Two counts of failing to comply with probation order. The charges were laid in relation to a call where officers responded to an area...

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Funny money

New Glasgow Regional Police are warning that there are counterfeit $20 bills circulating in the area and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a person responsible for passing a counterfeit $20. On September 2 at approximately 3:45 p.m., an adult male entered the Needs Convenience Store located at 300 East River Road and...

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Police lay multiple charges following disturbance at local lounge

On Saturday August 29, at approximately 10:40 p.m. New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a disturbance at a New Glasgow lounge where a staff member was assaulted when removing the suspect from the lounge. As officers arrived, the suspect, a 19-year-old adult male from Pictou County was arrested and transported back to New Glasgow Regional...

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Additional arrest, charges in human trafficking

The Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Team has arrested a man and laid additional charges in relation to Operation Hush. The Provincial Human Trafficking Team received information that persons in the Pictou County area were attempting to target and recruit young women from the area into human trafficking. In response to this, the Provincial Human Trafficking Team...

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New Glasgow police assist with drugs and weapons seizure in Colchester County

New Glasgow Regional Police assisted in an eight-month investigation by police in Colchester County that led to two people being charged with drug and weapons offences. On July 30 and 31, the Colchester RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) with assistance from Truro Police Service and New Glasgow Regional Police, searched nine properties in Bible...

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Update: Officer-involved shooting in New Glasgow last night

The Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) is now involved after an officer-involved shooting on Washington Street. Last night at approximately 10 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to an area on Washington Street and officers were involved in an incident involving the Criminal Code of Canada, not a weapons call as was previously indicated. The...

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Four kids left in vehicle in parking lot

Police and paramedics were called Wednesday when four young children were left in a vehicle in the Wal-mart parking lot. At 2:50 p.m. yesterday, New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a distress call that the children were left in a vehicle at the parking lot unattended.   Emergency Health Services transported all four children to...

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Police investigate break, enter and theft at bowling alley

New Glasgow Regional Police is asking for the public’s assistance after a break, enter and theft took place at the Heather Bowling Lanes in New Glasgow. Suspect(s) entered the building through the front office window and took the business safe. The large floor safe contained an undisclosed amount of cash and other business items. Police...

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