Drug search results in drugs, Excise Act and weapon charges

TRENTON – Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) have arrested a 61-year-old man, searched a home, and seized a quantity of illegal drugs and cigarettes.  The SCEU obtained a search warrant for a home on Diamond Street and arrested the man on March 12 in Westville. During the search, police seized crystal methamphetamine, hydromorphone pills, contraband...

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Man stabbed in Priestville

PRIESTVILLE – Police are investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred early Saturday morning. At approximately 5:45 a.m., officers from Pictou District RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence on Priestville Loop, in Priestville. A preliminary investigation has determined that an altercation occurred between two men known to each other...

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Four adults, 26 charges

New Glasgow Regional Police have charged four people with more than 26 charges in relation to a break and enter in New Glasgow. On Feb. 19 at approximately 12:16 p.m. New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a break and enter on Clyde Street  where electronics and four firearms and ammunition were stolen from the residence....

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Man arrested for home invasion in Stellarton

Stellarton Police Service are investigating a home invasion that occurred at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at a residence on the MacLeod Road. With the assistance of the Westville Police Service, a 32 year old Stellarton man was arrested without incident; he will appear this morning in Pictou Provincial Court. The accused is facing charges of: being...

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Drugs seized in search warrant

STELLARTON – Drugs were seized and two people were arrested on Wednesday following the execution of a search warrant. The Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Stellar Street at approximately 6:30 p.m. that day; they were assisted  by the Stellarton Police Service and the New Glasgow Regional...

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Flame of Hope on the move …

A crowd gathered on the Pictou waterfront at the RCMP detachment this morning to see the Special Olympics Flame of Hope take off on tour to other parts of Pictou County. The Flame will be touring Nova Scotia communities enroute to the Canadian Special Olympics Summer Games in Antigonish, which begins with opening ceremonies today....

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Drugs seized in Trenton, man arrested for B&E

It has been a busy week for the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit. A quantity of drugs were seized from a Trenton home and a male accused was arrested in Stellarton for breaking and entering, both involving the Street Crime Enforcement Unit. On June 27 at approximately 4 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement...

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Drugs seized from Stellarton home

STELLARTON – A quantity of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia were seized from a residence here last week. On Friday, April 6th,  at approximately 3 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with assistance from the Stellarton Police Service and the New Glasgow Regional Police Canine Unit, executed a search warrant at a residence...

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Three youth arrested for arson in Westville

WESTVILLE – Three young people have been arrested in connection to the March 1 fire at the former Highland Consolidated Middle School. Members of the Westville Fire Department were assisted by those from the Stellarton and Alma fire department in extinguishing the blaze. Westville Police Chief Don Hussher said in a press release today, “The...

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Stellarton Police seeking information

Stellarton Police Service is looking for the public’s assistance regarding a disturbance that occurred earlier today, February 6. In the early morning hours, Stellarton Police were dispatched to the area of Foster Avenue in regards to a disturbance. At the time, it was believed the suspect fled Foster Avenue in the direction Bridge Avenue and...

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