RCMP partners with Pictou Landing Elementary School for contest

PICTOU LANDING – Pictou District RCMP held a contest with Pictou Landing Elementary School students inviting them to submit traditional Mi’kmaq artwork to be used as decals on two new First Nations police vehicles. The contest encouraged students to submit their own artwork demonstrating traditional designs of the Pictou Landing crests to give the new...

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RCMP investigate theft of lawn tractor

Police are looking for assistance in locating a stolen lawn tractor. On June 15, Pictou District RCMP responded to a complaint of a theft of a John Deere lawn tractor from a property on Gairloch Road. The tractor is a model D130, is green in colour and is valued at approximately $2,000. The vehicle identification number was...

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Impaired driver arrested, passed out behind the wheel

Pictou District RCMP arrested a 66-year-old Cape Breton man for impaired driving after a caller reported him passed out behind the wheel of a truck on the side of the highway.   The call was received at approximately 8 a.m. on June 1. Pictou District RCMP responded and located the vehicle near Exit 19 on Hwy. 104 in Saltsprings. The driver...

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19-year-old male charged with stunting

Travelling 56 km/h over the posted speed limit Driving 56 km/h over the speed limit has resulted in a charge of stunting for a Pictou man. A member of Pictou District RCMP was conducting regular patrols on Three Brooks Road on April 2 near 3 p.m. when he stopped a vehicle travelling at 136 km/h...

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Charges laid in county drive-by shooting

CHURCHVILLE – RCMP have laid charges in the drive-by shooting incident that took place here last month. On January 3, Pictou District RCMP responded to a complaint of shots being fired at a residence and vehicle on East River East Side Road in Churchville. There were no injuries to the three people who were in...

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County man hospitalized following serious assault

MILLSVILLE – A local man remains in hospital following an assault. On Feb. 18 at approximately 2 a.m., a woman came to a home on Irving Young Road asking for help with her vehicle as she was having car trouble. A man came outside to help her, and he was attacked and assaulted by another...

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Employee robbed at knife point in parking lot

PICTOU – Pictou District RCMP is investigating after a woman was robbed at knife point. At 6:24 p.m. last evening, an employee was leaving a business on Veteran’s Drive with the day’s deposits. She reported that she got into her car and before she closed the door, a man grabbed the door, approached her, pointed...

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RCMP arrest three men after shots fired incident

CHURCHVILLE – Three men have been arrested in relation to a complaint of shots fired on East River East Side Road on January 3. No one was injured when three men drove past a home and fired shots at it. Three people were inside the home at the time. On January 3, police arrested one...

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Woman arrested for driving while drug impaired

PLYMOUTH – Pictou District RCMP arrested a 22-year-old  New Glasgow woman for drug-impaired driving this past weekend. At approximately 11:15 a.m. on October 20, Pictou District RCMP was dispatched to a complaint of a single-vehicle collision on Highway 104 near Exit 25 in Plymouth. Witnesses told police the vehicle had been travelling east when it...

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Motocross incident claims man’s life

MEADOWVILLE – A Tatamagouche man has died following a dirtbike accident here on Sunday. At 2:46 p.m. on October 21, Pictou District RCMP responded to a call involving a fatal collision at a private recreational motocross track near Black River Road in Meadowville. The driver of the dirtbike, a 48-year-old man from Tatamagouche, was riding...

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