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Young man arrested for impaired driving following collision

Pictou District RCMP arrested a 23-year-old man from Pictou County for impaired driving following a collision near Fraser’s Mountain.  On October 28 at approximately 9:30 p.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision on Little Harbour Road, near Fraser’s Mountain. Police arrived on scene to find a vehicle upside down in the ditch...

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RCMP arrest two impaired drivers last weekend

Pictou District RCMP have arrested two people for driving offences involving alcohol this past weekend.  On October 26 at approximately 8:40 p.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a complaint of an erratic driver in Welsford. Police located the vehicle and stopped it. Investigation at the scene resulted in the 20-year-old male driver from River John being...

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ATV collision under investigation

Pictou District RCMP are investigating a single-vehicle ATV collision involving a possible impaired driver. On October 6 at approximately 4:50 a.m., the RCMP responded to a complaint of a single-vehicle ATV collision on Carmichael Roadin Toney River. The 54-year-old male operator of the ATV was injured in the collision and was transported to hospital for treatment. Police noted...

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RCMP arrest man for impaired driving following collision

Pictou District RCMP arrested a 43-year-old man for impaired driving following a collision in Thorburn. On October 7 at approximately 7:40 p.m., the RCMP responded to a single-vehicle collision on Marsh Road. Investigation at the scene resulted in the driver of the vehicle involved being arrested for impaired operation of a conveyance and operating a conveyance with a...

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House fire claims life of woman

WILLOWDALE – A county woman has died following a house fire. At 5:55 p.m. Friday, Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a house on fire on Hwy 347 in Willowdale. Police arrived and were met by East River St. Mary’s Volunteer Fire Department already on the scene. The main level of the residence had collapsed...

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Pictou RCMP arrest three impaired drivers in 11 hours

Pictou District RCMP arrested three impaired drivers between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. on August 3. At 9:10 a.m., the RCMP responded to a complaint of a possible impaired driver in the MacLellans Brook area. Police located the driver, a 24-year-old man from Pictou County, who was arrested for impaired operation of a conveyance. He provided breath samples which...

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Call to RCMP leads to arrest of impaired driver who was twice the legal limit

An alert from a caller about a dangerous driver has enabled Pictou District RCMP to make an arrest. Following a complaint from a concerned caller, Pictou District RCMP arrested a 44-year-old man from Colchester County for impaired driving. Police want to thank this person for making the call and helping to make public roads safer. At approximately 7:40...

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RCMP conclude search operation in Pictou County

Merigomish- Pictou District RCMP and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service (ME) have conducted an extensive investigation into a complaint of a discovery of human remains in Merigomish. On July 15, as a result of information received about the presence of human remains, Pictou District RCMP searched an area on a rural wooded property in Merigomish. RCMP members...

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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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