RCMP police

Suspect in custody following stabbing Thursday night

PICTOU LANDING – Last night, Pictou County RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence in Pictou Landing. At about 9:50 p.m. members responded to a call of a man who had been stabbed following an altercation with another man at a residence on Pictou Landing First Nation. The suspect had fled...

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UPDATE: Man arrested after Trenton incident

UPDATE: New Glasgow Regional Police have arrested a 30-year-old Stellarton man after a disturbance Thursday morning in Trenton. Police were called to the Mechanic Street residence at approximately 9 a.m. to deal with the situation and shut the street down for approximately an hour. The man has been charged with two counts of breach of...

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Man accused in Westville altercation makes first court appearance

WESTVILLE  – The man accused in the altercation that took place at the White Tail pub has made his first court appearance. Timothy Martin, 43, of Westville appeared in court on  Jan. 17. He was charged with aggravated assault and released on a recognizance to appear again in Pictou Court on Feb. 4 at 9:30...

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Murder accused makes first appearance

The accused in a second-degree murder case that took place last Friday made his first appearance in Provincial Court on Monday morning. Jason David Bezanson, 33, was charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of second-degree murder. During his appearance in court, the aggravated assault charge was dropped, as the victim was...

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Man arrested for robbery in New Glasgow

NEW GLASGOW – A 20-year-old male was arrested in New Glasgow on Friday, July 20 in relation to a robbery that occurred in New Glasgow. New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit arrested the New Glasgow man on Forbes Street  at approximately 2:30 p.m. The robbery occurred on July 19, at approximately 10 p.m., on...

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Eyes wide open

A natural disaster that happened almost 13 years ago in New Orleans, U.S., has left an indelible mark on an altruistic young lady. Rikki Stevens of Pictou would have only been a youngster living some 3,500 kilometres away from Katrina, in another country, when the disaster struck on August 29, 2005. She remembered the devastating...

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Home invasion in Stellarton

Police are releasing few details, but motorists travelling to work in the MacKay Street area yesterday morning will have noticed a police presence. That’s because there was a home invasion at a residence there which occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Stellarton Police Services say one male victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries as a...

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Police seek info on abduction, assault

New Glasgow Regional Police and Pictou County District RCMP are investigating an abduction and assault and are seeking information from the public.     On Saturday, Jan. 20 at approximately 8:45 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a report of an abduction that took place in the Aberdeen Business Centre near the Giant Tiger...

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Quick response of RCMP results in arrest of male with firearm

PICTOU – Pictou District RCMP arrested a man with a loaded firearm at a business in Pictou this morning. Just prior to 10 a.m., RCMP received a complaint of an assault involving a firearm on Veterans Drive in Pictou. The man fled from the scene where he was observed by RCMP entering a nearby business....

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Tavern robbed, police seeking suspect

NEW GLASGOW – The tavern on Stewart Street was robbed on Thursday. At approximately 1 p.m. on October 12, New Glasgow Regional Police was called to the scene of the robbery. A lone suspect entered the tavern and demanded a quantity of money. One staff member was present and was grabbed, assaulted and forced into a...

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