The New Glasgow Regional Police is asking for the public’s help in solving three break-ins over the weekend in the town.
Police say one occurred at a home on MacKay Street and two at residences on Forbes Street.
Investigators say the supect or suspects broke into the homes sometime overnight on Saturday and into the early morning of Sunday. The police department’s Forensics Identification Section is assisting in the investigation.
Police remind residents to always secure your house or apartment at all times.
New Glasgow Regional Police are warning some counterfeit American currency is making the rounds in the local area. Reports from local businesses indicate
Police photograph of fake US bills seized
the bogus bills are in 100 dollar denominations.
Police spokesman Constable Ken MacDonald says the bills appear to be very realistic and authentic. He adds
Back of US counterfeit bill seized
technology has become increasingly sophisticated in making these bills and harder to detect.
You are not required to accept a bill if you believe it’s counterfeit. If you end up with this fake currency, call the police at (902) 752-1941.
To learn more about spotting counterfeit currency, visit https://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/counterfeit-prevention/
If you wish to remain to report anonymous, they can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 followed by the message to ‘crimes’ (274637), or submit tips via Secure Web at www.crimestoppers.ca.
There’s been a drug bust in New Glasgow. Last night, members of the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit seized a quantity of DMT and Marijuana from a home on MacLean Street.
A 19-year-old woman and a 20 year-old man have been charged with possession of a controlled substance. Both will appear in court at a later date.
New Glasgow Regional Police have arrested and charged a 19-year old Pictou County man with two counts of Arson. Mark Gunton is charged in connection with two separate fires earlier this month in the former Maritime Steel building in New Glasgow. The fires in the vacant structure, on January 3rd and 5th, were contained in the building. The blazes caused fire and smoke damage.
Gunton was remanded into custody.He’s to appear in Provincial Court in Pictou on February 23rd.