Police charge man who was shot with several offences

New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a 25-year-old male from Pictou County with the following charges: ·         Assault with a weapon ·         Resist/obstruct police officer ·         Possession of a weapon dangerous ·         Theft under $5,000 ·         Two counts of failing to comply with probation order. The charges were laid in relation to a call where officers responded to an area...

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Update: Officer-involved shooting in New Glasgow last night

The Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) is now involved after an officer-involved shooting on Washington Street. Last night at approximately 10 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to an area on Washington Street and officers were involved in an incident involving the Criminal Code of Canada, not a weapons call as was previously indicated. The...

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Handcuffs did not play role in death: SiRT

The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) ruled that handcuffs did not play a role in the death of a man involved in a motor vehicle accident last year in River John. SiRT released its report today (March 16) regarding the investigation into the  December 16, 2017 motor vehicle collision. Pictou District RCMP officers...

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Pictou District RCMP refers matter to SiRT

RIVER JOHN – An investigation into a fatal collision has been referred by the RCMP to the Nova Scotia Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT). SiRT assumed the investigation on December 17. The collision occurred in the early evening hours on December 16, 2017 on West Branch Road (also known as River John Station Road). Two vehicles...

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No charges against officers justified in Pictou Landing arrest by RCMP

PICTOU LANDING – No charges will be laid against two RCMP officers who arrested a suspect last summer. The Serious Incident Response Team explained the situation in a statement issued today, January 23. They say tarly on the morning of August 26, 2016, members of the RCMP – Pictou received a complaint about a stabbing...

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Broken collarbone leads to investigation

PICTOU LANDING FIRST NATIONS RESERVE – An injury has led police to refer a case to the Serious Incident Response Team. Early on Friday, August 26, members of the Pictou RCMP responded to a complaint of a fight between two males in Pictou Landing First Nation Reserve. As a result of the altercation, a 22-year-old...

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SIRT: Police acted appropriately in New Glasgow Arrest

The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released its report regarding the arrest of a man in New Glasgow on March 10, 2016. Early on the morning of March 10, 2016, New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a robbery at the Needs Store on East River Road in New Glasgow. Three men in...

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