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Weapons call this morning on Pictou Landing First Nation “resolved peacefully”

Chief Andrea Paul, Pictou Landing First Nation, has posted on social media that the situation earlier this morning involving a weapon has been “resolved peacefully.” Earlier today, Pictou RCMP was on the scene of a “serious incident” on Beach Road involving a weapon. Anyone near that area was asked to shelter in place and others...

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Update: Officer-involved shooting in New Glasgow last night

The Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) is now involved after an officer-involved shooting on Washington Street. Last night at approximately 10 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to an area on Washington Street and officers were involved in an incident involving the Criminal Code of Canada, not a weapons call as was previously indicated. The...

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Drugs seized, two arrested

NEW GLASGOW – A woman and a man have both been arrested following a lengthy investigation by police. On Thursday, Feb. 6 at approximately 9:30 p.m. the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the New Glasgow Regional Police and New Glasgow Regional Police K-9 Unit executed a search warrant at a residence...

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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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New Glasgow man arrested on child pornography charges

NEW GLASGOW –  The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit, in a joint investigation with the New Glasgow Police Service, has arrested a New Glasgow man for child pornography offences. On January 10, the RCMP’s ICE Unit along with members of the New Glasgow Police and the RCMP Technological Crime Unit searched a home...

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Accused robber in court this morning

Stellarton Police arrested a 36-year-old man in relation to an armed robbery that took place at approx. 7:51 p.m. August 30 at the Medical hall Pharmasave on Foord Street. At the time, a lone male entered the store and produced a firearm. He demanded drugs. The clerk complied with the request and the suspect left...

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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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RCMP charge one person with animal cruelty

UPDATE: The original RCMP media release on this article was incorrect.  RCMP originally advised that both the male and female involved in this incident were facing charges.  They have since confirmed the investigation resulted in charges being pursued only against the male.  PICTOU – Two people were charged with cruelty to animals following an incident...

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Two local suspects arrested, face animal cruelty charges

PICTOU – Two people are facing animal cruelty charges after being arrested by Pictou District RCMP. RCMP responded to a complaint of two people who had a rifle in their possession in their vehicle on Depot Street in Pictou. Police responded and encountered a man and a woman who were reported by witnesses to be...

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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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