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Firearms seized in home search

CAPE JOHN – A number of firearms were seized from a home here on June 7. Pictou District RCMP searched a home on Cape John Road as part of an ongoing investigation. Police seized three shotguns, one rifle and ammunition during the search. The 64-year-old male resident was arrested and faces a total of 17 firearms-related...

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Deer hunting season begins Oct. 26

General deer hunting season in Nova Scotia begins Friday, Oct. 26, and continues to Saturday, Dec. 1. Hunters are required to carry a compass and waterproof matches. Anyone going into the woods should also carry a map or GPS unit, a first-aid kit and a communications device. They should tell someone when and where they...

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Two local suspects arrested, face animal cruelty charges

PICTOU – Two people are facing animal cruelty charges after being arrested by Pictou District RCMP. RCMP responded to a complaint of two people who had a rifle in their possession in their vehicle on Depot Street in Pictou. Police responded and encountered a man and a woman who were reported by witnesses to be...

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