Impaired driver arrested near police checkpoint

PICTOU –  RCMP have arrested a man for driving impaired. During the early morning hours of July 21, members of Pictou RCMP were conducting a checkpoint on Hwy. 376, when they observed a small car approaching the area. Before it arrived, the driver turned away in an apparent attempt to avoid the police. An RCMP officer got in...

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Cocaine seized during traffic stop

PORT HAWKESBURY – Inverness County District RCMP have arrested a 30-year-old man and seized cocaine during a targeted traffic stop in Port Hawkesbury on Friday. Just before 4 p.m. on August 25, RCMP officers conducted a traffic stop on Granville Street in Port Hawkesbury. As a result, police seized a quantity of cocaine and arrested...

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Police search for man who dragged police officer

ALMA – Pictou County District RCMP is searching for a man who fled from police and dragged an officer early Saturday morning. At approximately 1:18 a.m., officers from Pictou County District RCMP were conducting a checkpoint on Hwy 4 near Hamilton Rd. in Alma. A driver stopped at the checkpoint and engaged in a brief...

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