RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle collision

UPPER BROOKSIDE – Nova Scotia RCMP is investigating a fatal single vehicle collision that happened this morning in Upper Brookside, Colchester County. Police responded to the collision at approximately 9 a.m. A truck carrying two adults had left Hwy 104, entered the ditch and collided with a tree. The occupants, a 70-year-old woman and an...

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RCMP warns: Don’t fall for SIN scams

Pictou District RCMP is reminding citizens to be wary of any telephone calls they receive from individuals requesting Social Insurance Number information.   RCMP continue to respond to complaints of fraudsters claiming to be government representatives.  These individuals are calling and advising people that their Social Insurance Numbers have been compromised in some way.  The...

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Suspect in custody following stabbing Thursday night

PICTOU LANDING – Last night, Pictou County RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence in Pictou Landing. At about 9:50 p.m. members responded to a call of a man who had been stabbed following an altercation with another man at a residence on Pictou Landing First Nation. The suspect had fled...

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Hot vehicles no place for four-legged friends

By Pat Healey DARTMOUTH: As the hot summer sun shows its warmth more and more each day, it’s important to take action to avoid unknowingly causing your fur baby or young child hardship by leaving them in your vehicle while running an errand. Unfortunately, this remains an issue for both the provincial RCMP and N.S....

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Antigonish County RCMP investigates fatal collision

SALTSPRINGS, Antigonish County – A two-vehicle collision that occurred yesterday afternoon resulted in a fatality. At approximately 4:20 p.m. police were notified of a two -vehicle collision.  RCMP, EHS and fire personnel attended the scene. A passenger in one of the involved vehicles was pronounced deceased.    A collision re-constructionist has been called to the scene, and the investigation is ongoing. Highway...

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Impaired driver arrested after making way from Enfield

Pictou County, Nova Scotia . . . Pictou District RCMP have arrested a 46-year-old man and a 48-year-old man for impaired driving this past weekend. On March 30 at approximately 3:45 p.m., Pictou District RCMP received a complaint of an erratic driver. The complaint originated from Enfield and the driver had continued through Colchester County into Pictou County...

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Pictou County RCMP investigating break and enter

March 27, 2019, Pictou, Nova Scotia… Pictou County District RCMP is seeking assistance from the public regarding a break and enter which occurred at an unoccupied building, located on Patterson St. in Pictou. On March 22, 2019 at approximately 10 a.m., Pictou County District RCMP attended a complaint of a break and enter to an...

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Man charged with serious assault

LINACY – On January 28, Pictou District RCMP responded to a complaint of a serious assault which occurred inside a home on Merigomish Road in Linacy. A 17-year old male was found inside the home and had sustained serious head and facial injuries. He was taken to hospital by ambulance. The suspect was a 23-year-old...

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Day drinkers nabbed by RCMP

ANTIGONISH – Six daytime impaired drivers were arrested in eight days here. Nova Scotia RCMP’s Northeast Traffic Services has arrested six impaired drivers since January 19. Members of the Traffic Unit, which covers Antigonish, Pictou, and Guysborough Counties, have identified these drivers through a variety of methods, including traffic stops, check stops, and 911 calls from the...

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Cocaine seizure at Port of Halifax

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) today announced a seizure of cocaine. On November 16, 2018, CBSA officers at the Port of Halifax discovered 4.76 kg of cocaine while searching a marine container en route to Israel. With the use of tools, an extensive physical examination of the...

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