Posted at 6:22 pm on August 20, 2014

Ingonish Beach RCMP executed a search warrant and made an arrest in Bay Road Valley.  Police seized marijuana and money.  The suspect has been released from custody and will return to court in October.

Posted at 6:20 pm on August 20, 2014

Pictou County RCMP raided a home and arrested a 41 year old man in Trenton. Police say they found crack cocaine, illegal cigarettes and a firearm.  The suspects faces several charges.  He will appear in court in December.

Posted at 4:48 pm on August 19, 2014

An investigation continues for a two vehicle collision in Pomquet on the weekend.
Three people were transported to hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
RCMP say charges are pending against a 64 year old woman for failing to yield right to highway traffic.

Posted at 4:47 pm on August 19, 2014

An 18 year old man will remain in Antigonish RCMP custody until at least next month.  The suspect was involved in a minor vehicle collision.  Police allege he was in possession of a stolen vehicle and a stolen weapon.  They also believe he is responsible for a break in at an Antigonish County residence.  He faces several charges.  His next court appearance is scheduled for Sept. 24th.

Posted at 2:04 pm on August 19, 2014

Baddeck RCMP say two people were taken to hospital following a crash involving two motorcycles in South Haven.  The collision occurred shortly after 8 this morning

Police say preliminary investigation shows the leading motorcycle was slowing down and pulling over to stop when the motorcycle traveling from behind failed to stop in time.  Police says the two male riders, aged  63 and 78 were both transported to Baddeck Hospital by EHS with non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

Posted at 1:54 pm on August 19, 2014

Inverness County RCMP have released the name of the First Nations resident who died in a bicycle accident over the weekend.

Thirty-four-year-old David Joseph Paul of Reservation Road in Waycobah died in the accident on Sunday.

He died when falling off his bicycle and striking his head on the pavement in Waycobah.

Paul was a former resident of Eskasoni.   He had lived in Waycobah since 2001

Posted at 12:32 pm on August 18, 2014

Pictou County District RCMP are investigating a collision between a pick-up truck and an all terrain vehicle in Thorburn last night.

Police say preliminary investigation revealed the ATV entered the intersection at a high rate of speed and was unable to negotiate a turn.

The two adult male riders of the ATV were brought to the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow with serious injuries. One of the men was later airlifted to Halifax for further medical treatment. Neither man was wearing a helmet.
A four-year-old child in the truck received minor injuries. The two adult occupants of the truck were not injured.
A collision analyst from Pictou District RCMP was called into examine the scene.

Posted at 12:30 pm on August 18, 2014

Inverness County RCMP say a 34-year-old cyclist has died after a crash at the Waycobah First Nation Saturday night.  Police says preliminary investigation has determined the rider lost control of his bike, and then fell,, landing on the pavement.  The victim, a resident of Waycobah was not wearing a bicycle helmet

Posted at 1:34 pm on August 15, 2014

RCMP in Inverness County say they have determined the whereabouts of  a Quebec motorcyclist reported missing yesterday. and as a result have concluded their ground and air search.

François Brodeur  was last seen at approximately 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the North Mountain / Big Intervale / Cape North area. He was traveling south to Ingonish from Pleasant Bay with another rider who was on a different motorcycle ahead of him.
Police say they have confirmed that Brodeur was in the Oromocto area Friday morning.  RCMP says they’d like to speak to Brodeur to confirm what happened after he was reported as missing yesterday.

Posted at 2:21 pm on August 7, 2014

RCMP say officers have arrested a Baddeck man and woman on drug charges this week.  Police say the RCMP’s Federal Serious and Organized Crime unit received information that a package containing a large quantity of drugs was being shipping to a Baddeck man.  A search by police netted officers about 10 pounds of marijuana, three ounces of cocaine, about 27-hundred tablets of ecstasy, six ounces of ecstasy powder and 25-hundred dollars in cash.

53-year-old David Lawrence Fitzgerald is charged with trafficking and possession for the purposes of trafficking Cocaine, Marijuana and Ecstasy.  He’s to appear for a bail hearing in Sydney Monday.

38-year-old Colleen Lynn D’Orsay is charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Marijuana.  She’s to appear in Baddeck Provincial Court on October 6th.