Posted at 2:14 pm on September 17, 2014

The Richmond County RCMP is investigating a serious assault early this morning in Louisdale.

Police say a 51-year-old Arichat man was assaulted at a parking lot at the intersection of Highway 320 and Whiteside Road. He walked to a nearby home for help and a call was made to 9-1-1.  The man was transported to the Strait Richmond Regional Hospital with serious injuries and was later airlifted to the QEII Hospital in Halifax.

Anyone with information about this assault, or who may have seen suspicious activity in the area at the time, is asked to contact the Arichat RCMP Detachment at (902) 226-2533.

Posted at 12:44 pm on September 15, 2014

RCMP say Impaired driving charges are pending against a 56 year old Pictou County man  after a two vehicle collision in Iron Mines.  On Saturday afternoon,  RCMP, EHS and Blue Mills Volunteer Fire Department received a 911 call of a crash with injuries on Orangedale Road

Police investigators concluded Dodge Ram struck a Jeep TJ Sport, injuring the driver of the Jeep TJ. The injured driver was transported to hospital via EHS and released later.
The driver of the Dodge Ram was arrested.
The man charged in the case will appear in court in Port Hawkesbury in November.

Posted at 8:39 am on September 8, 2014

Pictou RCMP say an All-Terrain Vehicle crash yesterday sent one passenger to hospital.

RCMP with assistance from local fire departments, responded to the collision near Baileys Brook shortly after 1 p.m.

An ATV side-by-side, rolled while being driven up a steep grade, causing the driver to be ejected and the passenger seriously injured.

The driver, a 43-year-old man, was treated for injuries at the scene by EHS paramedics, while the passenger, a 45-year-old woman was transported to hospital in Halifax by LifeFlight. Both the driver and passenger are from New Glasgow.

Posted at 3:46 pm on September 2, 2014

Antigonish RCMP arrested a Port Hawkesbury man after receiving complaints about a dangerous driver.  The 47 year old was arrested on Highway 104.  He was escorted to the local detachment to provide breath samples.  Meanwhile, a 25 year old New Glasgow man was arrested on James Street.  He was also taken into custody to provide breath samples.  Both are facing impaired driving charges and will appear in court early next month.

Posted at 6:37 am on August 29, 2014

Ingonish Beach RCMP say charges are pending against a man after a search in Meat Cove

Police say around 7:30 Wednesday night, officers searched a home and seized a 12 gauge shotgun and ammunition, a quantity of marijuana and digital scales.

Twenty two-year-old Nathan Zachary MacKrous was arrested on charges of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Marijuana for the Purpose of Trafficking and two counts of Failing to Comply with a Recognizance.

Posted at 6:12 pm on August 26, 2014

The RCMP is releasing the names of the two Pictou County men killed  this past weekend in Central Caribou.   25-year-old Noah Franklyn Russell of Pictou and 25-year-old Cameron Keith MacDonald of Waterside were pronounced dead at the scene of the motor vehicle crash early Sunday morning.  The investigation is continuing.

Posted at 1:11 pm on August 26, 2014

Pictou County RCMP say a man faces drug charges following a search at a home in Bridgeville.

Police say early Monday afternoon,  the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit with assistance from the Pictou County RCMP seized 22 marijuana plants and a small quantity of hashish at a residence on East River West Side Road.  A 49-year-old man was arrested without incident.

The man was released from custody and will appear in Pictou Provincial Court on December 15th on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Production of Marijuana.  Police are continuing their investigation.

Posted at 7:12 am on August 25, 2014

Two people have died in a single vehicle crash in Pictou County.

RCMP say the crash happened on the Central Caribou Road, known locally as Corbett Road around 9:30 Sunday Morning.

Police say the car went off the road and struck a parked detached trailer unit.

Two adult males from Pictou County were pronounced dead at the scene and a female passenger has been transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

RCMP are investigating the cause of the crash

Posted at 6:41 am on August 25, 2014

RCMP are investigating a single vehicle collision in Ingonish.

Authorities say the incident occurred in a driveway.

An autobile collided with a tree while exiting a residential driveway located on Cabot Trail Road Saturday evening.

The 17 year-old female driver, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, was transported to hospital with the assistance of Life Flight.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

Posted at 5:23 pm on August 22, 2014



Local RCMP say a 25 year old woman is missing.  Rochelle Gaudet of Pictou was last seen leaving for her shift at the Sobey’s grocery store in her community, but she didn’t show up for her shift. Cll. Glen Murphy is with the Pictou County RCMP.

Gaudet is is 110 pounds, five-foot-one with a dark complexion and short black hair.  She was wearing a red shirt with a purple sweater, blue jeans and she was driving a red Mazda 3.  If you have any information, contact Crime Stoppers or the RCMP.