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UPDATE: Missing person found deceased

The A 57-year-old man from Lower Barneys River who was reported missing yesterday has been found deceased. A press released received from the RCMP says the death is not believed to be suspicious in nature; however, the investigation is ongoing....

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Police looking for missing person

UPDATE: Missing person has been found deceased. Pictou District RCMP is looking for help from the public in locating a missing person. Kevin Gerard MacDonald, 57, was last seen on Sunday, March 28, at approximately 2 p.m. in Lower Barneys River. MacDonald is described as being Caucasian, 5-foot-5, approximately 95.25 kg (210 pounds), with short grey...

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Charges laid following shooting in Pictou Landing

PICTOU LANDING – One man has been charged following a report of shots being fired in December. A press release from the Pictou District RCMP says they have charged a Caribou man following the incident which took place in Pictou Landing on December 13. At approximately 5:30 p.m. on December 13, Pictou District RCMP responded to a report...

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Police looking for man suspected of road rage

Christmas sometimes brings out the best in people, or the worst. Pictou District RCMP is asking for public help to identify a man involved in a road rage incident on Tuesday. That day, at approximately 7 p.m., Pictou District RCMP received a call about a disturbance on Hwy. 104. After arriving at the scene, police were told that...

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Four men arrested following reports of shots fired

PICTOU LANDING – Four men have been arrested after shooting at a fisherman from Pictou Landing First Nation. A press release from Pictou District RCMP issued this afternoon has confirmed the arrests. The press release notes that at approximately 5:30 p.m. on December 13, RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in the Northumberland...

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Found: one hover board

If you’re missing your hover board, police may be looking for you. A hover board has been found and Pictou District RCMP would like to return it to its owner. If this item is yours, call 902-485-4333. Photo shown is representative photo only....

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RCMP investigate fatal house fire

At 8:21 a.m. today, members of Pictou District RCMP responded to a fatal house fire on Salem Loop in Greenhill. Police say upon arrival at the scene, a 37-year-old woman from Greenhill was found inside the home and transported by EHS to hospital. She was pronounced deceased a short time later. No one else was...

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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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