Police remind drivers they can be fined not clearing vehicle of snow

As snow continues to fall across the province, New Glasgow Regional Police are reminding motorists to clear your vehicle from ice and snow.  NGR Police officers on patrol Monday, after the Sunday snowstorm, noticed a vehicle with a driver who had failed to remove ice and snow from his vehicle.  Const. Ken MacDonald said, “Ice...

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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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