Posted at 6:08 am on May 24, 2016

A woman is dead following a three vehicle crash on Highway 104 in Broadway, Pictou County
RCMP responded to the crash shortly before 4 o’clock Monday  afternoon.
Police say a preliminary investigation has determined an SUV was travelling east on Highway 104 crossed the centre line, striking the rear driver’s side of an oncoming pick-up truck. The SUV continued east directly into the path of a westbound car, colliding head-on.
A 35-year-old Halifax woman, the driver of the westbound car, died at the scene. Two children, a three-year-old girl and a four-year-old boy, were in the car with her.  The  boy sustained non life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital. The girl was not injured.
The 72-year-old female driver of the SUV from Pomquet sustained serious injuries and was transported via LifeFlight to hospital in Halifax. The occupants of the pick-up truck were not injured.

Posted at 5:00 pm on May 22, 2016

RCMP is investigating ab all-terrain vehicle  in West Country Harbour.

Guysborough RCMP  say officers were called to the scene shortly after 6 o’clock Saturday night.

Police say the driver and sole rider, a 32-year-old man from Country Harbour, was thrown from the ATV that came to rest in a small brook on West Side Road

The driver was transported to St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish, and later  by LifeFlight to the QEII Hospital in Halifax, with serious but non life- threatening injuries.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash


Posted at 5:05 pm on May 20, 2016

Antigonish RCMP searched a home on Hawthorne Street.

Police say they located cocaine, LSD, hashish and marijuana.

Forty-eight year old Stephen Lawrence Kirk is facing charges.

The accused will appear in court in July.

The investigation is ongoing.


Posted at 5:05 pm on May 20, 2016

RCMP are investigating an alleged incident involving Road Rage in Arichat.  A victim claimed another motorist was tailgating him.  He pulled over to calm the situation.  Cpl. Jennifer Clarke says the suspect allegedly approached with an object that appeared to be a baseball bat.
The 42 year old suspect will appear in Port Hawkesbury court in August.

Posted at 9:45 am on May 18, 2016

RCMP say someone stole 10- thousand dollars worth of tools and equipment from a logging operation in Guysborough County.  Police say the facility is located near Liscomb River Road in New Chester.  The theft occurred over two days starting last Friday.  Stolen items include a chainsaw, impact gun and a generator.  If you have any information, call the RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Posted at 10:53 am on May 6, 2016

A Nova Scotia woman has been duped — and the mistake cost her nine thousand dollars.  A scam artist called the woman in Eastern Passage and told her that she won nearly a million dollars in a lottery.   All she had to do was pay the nine grand in advance to collect her winnings.   But the reality set in after she transferred the money.   The authorities are reminding people to never trust people who make claims like this.  And hang up the phone if you have any doubts.

Posted at 6:41 am on May 5, 2016

RCMP say a high risk offender being monitored by the Ottawa Centre for Probation and Parole is relocating to Antigonish.

Gavin Griffiths

Gavin Griffiths

Twenty-nine year old Gavin Sean Griffiths has completed a sentence for sexual assaults and has a record of criminal convictions dating back to 2005 that includes convictions for sexual assault and other offences.  His victims have been adult females with whom he had no previous relationship.  Griffiths will be on probation for two years and will be required to follow strict conditions.   RCMP is warning that any form of vigilante activity or other unreasonable conduct will not be tolerated.

Posted at 8:53 am on May 4, 2016

The RCMP is investigating a school bus-vehicle collision in Antigonish.  The crash happened at the corner of Highland-Greening Drive area.    The school board called the police Tuesday morning around 8:20, indicating students were on the bus.  No one was injured, but the 23-year-old male driver of the vehicle was issued a number of summary offence tickets– including not having a valid driver’s licence

Posted at 7:38 am on April 25, 2016

There’s been a drug bust in Pictou County.  Early Friday afternoon, police seized a quantity of M-D-P-V, a synthetic drug known as bath salts; marijuana, one restricted firearm and some ammunition from a home in Linacy.  The search was conducted by the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, Pictou County RCMP and New Glasgow Police.
Two people were arrested, 24-year-old Tayler Richard Malcolm and 23-year-old Danielle Rose Noade, both from Pictou County.
They have been remanded in custody and are scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court Monday on charges of Posession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, several weapons-related charges and failing to comply with court orders.

Posted at 10:04 am on April 14, 2016

Richmond County RCMP says a woman was able to escape a terrifying incident unharmed.  Constable Andrew Joyce says a suspect will be appearing in Port Hawkesbury court in connection with an alleged unlawful confinement incident this past weekend.
Justin Daniel MacLeod was arrested the following day.  The RCMP received a B&E complaint for the cabin where she was hiding.