Posted at 6:37 am on March 15, 2017
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Posted at 1:17 pm on February 28, 2017
Posted at 12:25 pm on February 25, 2017
Several local residents have been arrested by RCMP as part of a one and half year drug trafficking investigation with ties to Colombia
During the spring of 2015, RCMP’s Federal Serious and Organized Crime Unit uncovered a conspiracy to import over one tonne of cocaine into Canada from Colombia. Police also discovered two cases of individuals possessing and trafficking cocaine.
Police arrested four men without incident Thursday and searched homes in Arichat, West Arichat, Baddeck and Hubley. Police seized 25 firearms, ammunition, three prohibited weapons, a stolen vehicle, a significant quantity of hashish, cash and tactical equipment.
Police also arrested two men from Oakville and Hawkesbury, Ontario.
Police say the six people are facing 23 charges. Three are from the local area; 59 year old Andrew Francis Frank from West Arichat, 43-year-old Wayne Bennie Mury from Arichat and 35-year old Donald Gordon Mugford from Baddeck. Charges laid include Trafficking, Conspiracy to Import Cocaine, and Conspiracy to Traffic Cocaine.
Posted at 8:42 am on February 22, 2017
The Antigonish District RCMP have suspended a search for a missing 23 year old man.
Antigonish RCMP were notified an abandoned vehicle on East Tracadie Road at Barrios Beach on Saturday. The owner of the car, Craig Perry, who is from Afton, was last seen at around 1 a.m. Saturday, leaving a Linwood home in his vehicle.
The search was assisted by the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team, Police Dog Service, Strait area and Colchester Ground Search and Rescue teams, and a helicopter from Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources. The search will continue when conditions improve.
Perry is described as a white male, with short black hair and a long black beard. He is 6-foot-5 and 165 pounds, and was wearing blue jeans, black hoodie with pink writing on it, white shoes or boots, and a black winter jacket with leather sleeves.
Posted at 2:11 pm on February 21, 2017
Posted at 2:28 pm on January 26, 2017
Posted at 10:47 am on January 26, 2017
On January 16th, RCMP searched a home on Marble Mountain Road and seized marijuana and cash. One person was charged.
On January 17th, during a traffic stop for a cell phone infraction officers seized a quantity of oxycodone pills. Charges have been laid against one person.
Another traffic stop on Reeves Street on January 18 led police to lay charges against two men for drug-related offences. Cash, oxycodone, and marijuana were seized. RCMP officers later searched a home, where more oxycodone pills, a quantity of cocaine, and marijuana were seized. Charges are pending against a third individual
Posted at 11:36 am on December 16, 2016
Richmond District RCMP say one person has died in a two vehicle crash early this morning. The crash happened shortly after 6 a.m. Police say 52-year-old woman was travelling East on Highway 104 in Evanston when her vehicle collided with an oncoming vehicle. She died at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.
Posted at 4:36 pm on November 17, 2016
Antigonish RCMP are looking for a missing young person from Paq’tnkek. Sixteen year old Gabriel “Gabby” Bridget Basque was last seen in the community last night (wed.) Corporal Jennifer Clarke xxplains.