Drug, weapons charges result of search warrant

A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged with multiple offences on Tuesday following the execution of a search warrant. At approximately 1:45 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with assistance from the Westville Police Service, searched a residence on Macquarrie Avenue, Westville. As a result, police seized a quantity of cocaine, methamphetamine,...

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Three charges with drug trafficking

Several policing agencies joined forces on April 30 to charge three people with trafficking drugs. While conducting a drug investigation alongside the RCMP’s Antigonish and Port Hawkesbury Street Crime Enforcement Units, officers from the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (PCISCEU) arrested and charged the individuals on April 30 at approximately 10 p.m. A...

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Three arrested after cocaine, other drugs, firearms seized

Three people are facing charges after drugs and firearms were seized in the execution of a search warrant on April 7. According to a press release from the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, on that day at approximately 10 p.m., the PCISCEU, with assistance from the Stellarton Police Service and the Westville Police Service,...

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Drugs seized in Stellarton

A quantity of hydromorphone and drug paraphernalia were seized yesterday from a Stellarton residence. According to a press release, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Stellarton Police Service, conducted a search warrant at a residence on Hudson Street on Thursday, Feb. 18, at noon. The press release indicates...

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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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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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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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Drug search results in drugs, Excise Act and weapon charges

TRENTON – Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) have arrested a 61-year-old man, searched a home, and seized a quantity of illegal drugs and cigarettes.  The SCEU obtained a search warrant for a home on Diamond Street and arrested the man on March 12 in Westville. During the search, police seized crystal methamphetamine, hydromorphone pills, contraband...

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Two arrested after stolen property recovered in Pictou County

Pictou District RCMP, with the assistance of the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU), arrested two men on Feb. 12 following a break and enter to a business on West River Station Road in Salt Springs. Police stopped a vehicle that was leaving the scene of the break and enter and arrested the...

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Drugs seized, two arrested

NEW GLASGOW – A woman and a man have both been arrested following a lengthy investigation by police. On Thursday, Feb. 6 at approximately 9:30 p.m. the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the New Glasgow Regional Police and New Glasgow Regional Police K-9 Unit executed a search warrant at a residence...

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