Drug search results in drugs, Excise Act and weapon charges

TRENTON – Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) have arrested a 61-year-old man, searched a home, and seized a quantity of illegal drugs and cigarettes.  The SCEU obtained a search warrant for a home on Diamond Street and arrested the man on March 12 in Westville. During the search, police seized crystal methamphetamine, hydromorphone pills, contraband...

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Man arrested for home invasion in Stellarton

Stellarton Police Service are investigating a home invasion that occurred at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at a residence on the MacLeod Road. With the assistance of the Westville Police Service, a 32 year old Stellarton man was arrested without incident; he will appear this morning in Pictou Provincial Court. The accused is facing charges of: being...

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Flame of Hope on the move …

A crowd gathered on the Pictou waterfront at the RCMP detachment this morning to see the Special Olympics Flame of Hope take off on tour to other parts of Pictou County. The Flame will be touring Nova Scotia communities enroute to the Canadian Special Olympics Summer Games in Antigonish, which begins with opening ceremonies today....

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Three youth arrested for arson in Westville

WESTVILLE – Three young people have been arrested in connection to the March 1 fire at the former Highland Consolidated Middle School. Members of the Westville Fire Department were assisted by those from the Stellarton and Alma fire department in extinguishing the blaze. Westville Police Chief Don Hussher said in a press release today, “The...

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Marijuana seized after search of business in Westville

WESTVILLE – A quantity of marijuana and cash was seized from a Westville business following a search. On Friday, September 8, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Westville Police Service and the Stellarton Police Service, executed a search warrant at a commercial business located on Main Street. As...

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