Stolen credit card used to purchase winter tires

WESTVILLE – Someone used a stolen credit card to pay for winter tires and police are looking for that individual. On October 17, staff at a car dealership on Balodis Drive took a call from a woman who wanted to purchase two sets of four winter tires. She provided a credit card number over the...

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Police seek assistance with robbery investigation

NEW GLASGOW – New Glasgow Regional Police are seeking the public’s assistance after a robbery. Early today, at approximately 1:46 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police were called to the scene of a robbery at the Comfort Inn located at 740 Westville Road in New Glasgow. Staff reported that a man had entered the hotel lobby through the...

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Help RCMP solve a hit and run

TRURO HEIGHTS – Colchester District RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance following a hit and run that occurred in Truro Heights. On Friday, May 18 at 6 p.m. RCMP, EHS and Truro Fire Service responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 102 – southbound lane. The investigation has determined that a white semi-trailer truck (not...

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Two in custody regarding fire

The Pictou County Regional Emergency Management Office stated that several Pictou County Fire Departments responded to several reports of grass fires throughout Pictou County. In addition, the Trenton Connector  from Highway 106 to the Abercrombie Road was closed as a precaution to allow several fire departments throughout Pictou County to put out several fires on...

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Police warning there are counterfeit U.S. bills circulating

New Glasgow Regional Police are warning the public that there are counterfeit U.S. bills circulating in the New Glasgow area, according to reports from businesses. The reported bills have been in $100 U.S. denominations. Const. Ken MacDonald says U.S. currency has a number of security features like watermarks, a colour-shifting bell in the inkwell symbol,...

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Racist graffiti painted at Antigonish County school and bus

MONASTERY – RCMP here are investigating after racist graffiti was found on a school bus. Between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. on March 5, graffiti was painted on a school bus and on a sign near the East Antigonish Education Centre / Academy.  Police say the graffiti was racially and culturally insensitive and included profanity and derogatory...

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Police looking for info on car fire

New Glasgow Regional Police are asking for the public’s assistance in providing information about a car fire that occurred Friday, Dec. 8 at 4:40 a.m. On that day, New Glasgow Regional Police and New Glasgow Fire Department responded to a car fire on Skylark Street. The blue Ford car was completely destroyed. Preliminary reports have...

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RCMP investigates theft of firearms

PUGWASH – Cumberland District RCMP is investigating a complaint of break, enter and theft from a residence in Malagash. On the August 1, Pugwash RCMP was called to a residence in Malagash for a report of a break and enter. Home owners were away from the area but a property caretaker discovered that a culprit(s)...

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