New Glasgow

Posted at 6:44 am on February 13, 2018

New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating a vehicle-pedestrian collision that occurred in the town last night. Police say shortly after 6 Monday night, officers were dispatched to the scene on Victoria Street involving a cargo truck and an 86-year-old male pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has determined the pedestrian was in the intersection when he was struck by the cargo truck. The pedestrian was transported by EHS personnel to the Aberdeen Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Posted at 9:41 am on January 31, 2018

The New Glasgow Regional Police is investigating a suspicious fire on Skylark Street.

Around 6:30 last night the New Glasgow Fire Department, along with New Glasgow Police and Emergency Health Services personnel were called to Greens Trailer Court.

The mobile home was destroyed. An adult male sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at the scene and later released.

Police and fire officials concluded the fire was suspicious. The New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit is investigating.

Posted at 7:12 am on January 22, 2018

Police say they are looking for a man following the abduction and assault of a woman in the New Glasgow area. Police say around 8:45 Saturday night, a man assaulted a woman at the Aberdeen Business Centre near Giant Tiger and forced her into a 2017 white Dodge Durango with New Brunswick license plates.

Police say the suspect then immediately left the area in the vehicle travelling north on East River Road, then on to Washington Street, Marsh Street, Vale Road and onto Sherbrooke Road, heading to Blue Mountain.

Pictou County RCMP are also investigating an assault in Blue Mountain in connection with the abduction. Police say the suspect fled the scene in another vehicle, a small four door sedan parked nearby. The suspect is described as a white male, in his mid-30’s to mid-40’s, clean shaven and wearing a baseball cap.

The victim was taken to the Aberdeen Hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit and the Pictou County District RCMP’s General Investigations Section are investigating. If you have any information on this incident call the RCMP at (902) 755-4141, the New Glasgow Police at (902) 752-1941 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Posted at 6:24 am on January 17, 2018

Police have arrested two New Glasgow residents after a pair of drug seizures Monday.

Around 9:30 Monday night, members of the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with assistance from New Glasgow Police, searched a home on Skylark Street in New Glasgow following a lengthy investigation.
Officers seized a quantity of methamphetamine, marijuana and cannabis resin. Police also arrested a 37-year-old New Glasgow woman.

A short time later, police stopped a car on Main Street, and seized a quantity of methamphetamine and a prohibited weapon. Officers arrested a 38-year-old New Glasgow man.

Both face charges of trafficking methamphetamine, production of cannabis resin, and possession of marijuana. The woman faces an additional charge of assaulting police, while the man has also been charged with possession of prohibited weapon. Both remain in custody and will appear in court at a later date.

Posted at 9:42 am on December 1, 2017

A celebration of life service is being held tomorrow for a well known Maritime music leader. Pictou County’s Carlton Munroe passed away last week, and at his request, a public celebration is being held featuring music, and stories.

A family friend, Michelle Ferris says that anyone involved in the local music scene probably has a story about Carlton, and everyone is invited to attend the service in Pictou County. Ferris says that Carlton was a kind, welcoming man who treated everyone like his best friend.

Munroe passed away from an aggressive form of brain cancer, which also took Gord Downie’s life. The all day event will be held tomorrow at Glasgow Square Theatre, New Glasgow, from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Posted at 11:43 am on November 7, 2017

New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating a collision between a car and bicycle early last evening.
Police say officers responded to the scene shortly after five at the intersection of Abercrombie Road and Willow Avenue.
The 42-year-old male cyclist was taken to the Aberdeen Hospital by Emergency Health Services with non-life-threatening injuries.  The 32-year-old female driver of the 2006 Toyota wasn’t hurt.  Preliminary investigation indicates the cyclist was crossing Abercrombie Road at the time of the collision.  New Glasgow Fire Department were also on the scene of the crash.  The cause of the collision is being investigated.

Posted at 8:20 am on September 8, 2017

The Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit have laid charges as a result of a search warrant that was executed on July the 15th. At approximately 6:00am that morning, many police units within the New Glasgow area searched a Pictou County Chapter of the Gatekeepers Motorcycle Club at the address on MacLean Street.
As a result of the investigation, police have charged one 51 year-old male from New Glasgow N.S. and one 54 year-old male from Debert  with illegally keeping liquor for sale. In addition, police have charged one 52 year-old male from New Glasgow, N.S. with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and illegally keeping liquor for sale.
The police continue their investigation as a result of the seizure of prohibited weapons during their search of the residence.

Posted at 8:16 am on September 6, 2017

Tuesday morning, RCMP in Pictou County executed a search warrant of a commercial business, which has lead to arrests. During the search of the business on East River Road in New Glasgow, police seized a quantity of cannabis marijuana, cannabis derivatives, and cash.
As a result, a 33 year old male from Little Harbour, and a 31 year old male from Mount Uniacke were arrested. Both males are each facing one count of trafficking and possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Both will appear in Provincial court at a later date.

Posted at 8:15 am on September 6, 2017

Police are asking for your help after an early morning robbery in Pictou County. On Tuesday morning at approximately 2:10 AM, the New Glasgow Regional police were called to the scene of a break and enter on the East River Road.
Preliminary investigation determined the Break and Enter took place sometime early in the morning. New Glasgow Regional Police continue to investigate.

If you believe you have any information regarding this incident, contact the New Glasgow Regional Police at (902) 752-1941 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Posted at 12:44 pm on August 21, 2017

A home in New Glasgow was searched on on Friday morning as a result of a child porn investigation. The New Glasgow Regional Police, with assistance of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Technological Crime Unit, Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit and the Criminal Intelligence Service of Nova Scotia executed a search warrant at a New Glasgow residence in New Glasgow.

During the search warrant police have seized a number of items including a computer and laptop. The investigation is in the preliminary stages of the investigation and the investigation is continuing.