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Pictou Landing man facing charges following early morning standoff

Pictou Landing First Nation – A short time before 3 a.m. today, members of Pictou District RCMP responded to a call on Eagle Road in Pictou Landing for a complaint of that a man threatened to burn another person’s home down. Police went to the home, and the suspect had left the area, and returned...

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Millbrook man charged with assault, uttering threats and firearms offences

MILLBROOK, Pictou County, – Pictou District RCMP have charged a 40-year-old man from Millbrook, following an incident in Pictou County on August 8. At 10:35 p.m. Pictou District RCMP was dispatched to an assault that had occurred at a home on Nelson Road in Millbrook, where a man assaulted a woman, was in possession of...

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Service station robbed; suspect had hatchet

At 4 a.m. today, members of Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of an armed robbery at a service station on East River Road in Plymouth. RCMP officers learned that a lone suspect entered the store with a hatchet, and demanded cash and cigarettes from the cashier. There was no one else in the...

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Two impaired drivers arrested less than 10 minutes apart

Two impaired drivers were arrested in different areas of Pictou County just after midnight and within 10 minutes of each other. One was involved in a collision. On June 4 at 12:15 a.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a vehicle travelling west in the east bound lane of Hwy. 104 in Sutherlands...

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Driver arrested for DUI, passenger fined under Health Protection Act

HOPEWELL – A driver and his passenger were arrested in the wee hours of this morning, April 2. At 2:50 a.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a vehicle doing burn-outs on the Stellarton-Trafalgar Road. The RCMP attended and located the suspect vehicle. The driver was located in the vehicle and the passenger...

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Police arrest man for possession of stolen vehicle, other charges

SALT SPRINGS – A Truro man has been arrested by Pictou District RCMP for On March 26 at approximately 11 p.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle in Salt Springs. The caller told police they thought the vehicle had been stolen earlier in the day from the Pictou area. RCMP officers...

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Two injured in home invasion in Priestville

PRIESTVILLE – Two people were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a home invasion. On March 20 at 9:49 p.m., members of Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a woman who needed assistance. She told police she had been hit in the head. When RCMP members arrived on scene, they learned...

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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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UPDATE: FOUND – Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Anderson

Pictou District RCMP is asking for help from the public to locate 15-year-old Emma Anderson. She was last seen leaving a residence in Pictou on February 11 at approximately 8 p.m. and has not been seen since. Anderson is described as white, 5-foot-5, approximately 140 pounds, with long brown hair and brown eyes. At the time she was last seen, Anderson...

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Complaint from motorist leads to arrest

Pictou District RCMP have arrested a 61-year-old man for impaired driving, following a complaint from another motorist. On February 8, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a possible impaired driver. The caller told police the driver was driving erratically in Caribou. Police located the vehicle, stopped it, and noticed signs of...

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