Man arrested for thefts from businesses

A Cape Breton man was arrested Saturday, Feb. 1, for stealing from local businesses. On February 1 at approximately 6:10 p.m. an adult male entered a business on Westville Road and attempted to steal merchandise and immediately fled the store. During the course of the investigation, a suspect was identified. As the suspect fled the...

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Man and woman from Riverton charged with fraud

RIVERTON – A man and woman from Riverton have each been charged with multiple counts of fraud over $5,000 and fraud under $5,000. On July 27, 2017, Pictou County District RCMP began an investigation into a fraud complaint against the 58-year-old woman and the 80-year-old man. The frauds targeted one victim multiple times in Pictou...

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Former nursing home administrator charged with theft

RIVERTON – A 47-year-old woman from Pictou County has been charged with theft over $5,000 following a lengthy investigation by RCMP. Following a complaint of an internal theft from the Valley View Villa Nursing Home in Riverton, Pictou District RCMP conducted an investigation and has charged the former administrator with one count of theft over $5,000. Several...

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Bread price fixing class action commenced on behalf of Canadian consumers

TORONTO – Irene Brockton, a resident of Elliot Lake, Ont., and an anti-poverty activist, has started a proposed class action in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice seeking $1 billion in damages on behalf of all Canadian purchasers of bread and other packaged baked goods. On December 19, 2017, George Weston Ltd. and Loblaw Companies...

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RCMP investigates theft of firearms

PUGWASH – Cumberland District RCMP is investigating a complaint of break, enter and theft from a residence in Malagash. On the August 1, Pugwash RCMP was called to a residence in Malagash for a report of a break and enter. Home owners were away from the area but a property caretaker discovered that a culprit(s)...

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RCMP lays charges, recovers stolen property following break and enters

PICTOU – Pictou District RCMP has recovered three stolen televisions and a stolen chainsaw and has charged a 36-year-old Pictou man with break, enter and theft as part of an ongoing property crime investigation involving several break, enter and theft complaints in Pictou County over the past month. The accused will appear in Pictou Provincial...

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Pictou woman charged with theft and breach of trust

A 35-year-old woman from Pictou has been charged with theft and breach of trust following a lengthy investigation. After receiving a complaint on September 16, Pictou District RCMP conducted an investigation and charged Doreen Walker with one count of theft over $5,000 and one count of breach of trust. The thefts are believed to have occurred from 2013 to 2016 from...

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RCMP makes arrests, recovers stolen property

WESTVILLE ROAD – Pictou District RCMP have arrested two people and recovered a stolen television set during an investigation into recent thefts from RVs. On October 27, multiple thefts were reported from RVs at a business on Westville Road in New Glasgow. As a result of their investigation, police have arrested a 44-year-old man and a 32-year-old...

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Man arrested for B&E in New Glasgow

NEW GLASGOW – A local man has been arrested for break, enter and theft from two New Glasgow businesses. The 41-year-old was charged in connection with a break and enter into Big Al’s Convenience Store and a former clothing store, both located on North Provost Street. In the early hours of October 28 at approximately...

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