RCMP


Posted at 6:24 pm on June 21, 2016

First responders banded together in rural Nova Scotia to save a youngster who fell in well in Economy this afternoon.  The 18 month old toddler was crying, but is expected to be okay.  Investigating officer Constable Lorilee Morash of the Bible Hill RCMP Detachment says their special units combined as one.

A firefighter entered the well to rescue the little boy.  The RCMP received the call at 3:30 this afternoon.


Posted at 8:56 am on June 21, 2016

Inverness RCMP are investigating in Mabou.  RCMP say property was damaged at the Mabou Picnic Park.  The locked gate was tampered with allowing someone to unlawfully enter.   Police say there is an ongoing issue with people tearing up the grass.  If you have any information call the police or Crime Stoppers.


Posted at 10:44 am on June 16, 2016

 Inverness RCMP are trying to protect communities from a scams that continues to frustrate the authorities and residents.  The culprits are calling people claiming they are with the Canada Revenue Agency.  The callers apply pressure and often threaten the victim that they will be arrested if they don’t comply.  Corporal Chatele Eagan says people are getting duped by the scammers who can be creative in getting personal information.

RCMP say you should never give personal information to someone you don’t know over the phone.  And if you receive such a call– get in touch with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.


Posted at 7:55 am on June 2, 2016

The RCMP is warning of another scam in the province.
RCMP officers in Colchester County were contacted about an incident where someone received a text telling them their bank client card had been compromised.  The recipient followed the instructions to click on an attached link.  Initially it appeared nothing happened, but the person later discovered 14-hundred dollars was missing from their bank account.
RCMP Spokesman Corporal Andrew Joyce says the scammers are becoming more creative in finding ways to bilk money from victims.
Joyce says this fraudulent activity is not isolated to one bank and can appear to come from any financial institution.  If you receive such a text, don’t open it and report it to your local police or the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501.


Posted at 1:15 pm on May 30, 2016

Antigonish RCMP say they seized drugs and cash after executing a search warrant at a Brierly Brook Road home.  Police say they located hashish and marijunana.  A 22 year old man is facing a charge of possession for the purpose of trafficking.   He will appear in court in July.  RCMP say the the raid was the second to occur last week in their jurisdiction.


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.