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A 32-year-old man from New Glasgow is facing a number of charges following a shooting in Pictou in the early morning hours of May 24. Gary Cameron is facing charges of careless use of a firearm; carrying a concealed weapon; unauthorized possession of a firearm; possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized; possession […]

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The RCMP welcomes today’s announcement of a joint review into the devastating incidents of April 18 and 19, 2020. We support the independent review and will cooperate fully.  What took place in Northeast Nova Scotia was unprecedented and has forever affected victims’ families foremost, but also RCMP employees across Nova Scotia, particularly those who were […]

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New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a 34-year-old county man with assault and forcible confinement. The incident occurred last week and police had been searching for the suspect, who has since been located.

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At 4 a.m. today, members of Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of an armed robbery at a service station on East River Road in Plymouth. RCMP officers learned that a lone suspect entered the store with a hatchet, and demanded cash and cigarettes from the cashier. There was no one else in the […]

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NEW GLASGOW – One person has been hospitalized among nine people displaced by an early morning fire that damaged a large house containing three apartments in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. A man is being treated for burns and smoke inhalation. Canadian Red Cross volunteers have arranged emergency lodging, plus food and clothing purchases and some […]

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ANTIGONISH – Two Alberta drivers were charged with stunting on the TransCanada Highway 104 near Monastery. On July 19, an off-duty police officer reported two westbound vehicles travelling at extremely high rates of speed on the highway. An RCMP officer working near Exit 31 caught both vehicles on RADAR and measured the speeds at 232 […]

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New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a 23-year-old man for violating the Nova Scotia Health Protection Act, in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, for not self quarantine himself for 14 days after arriving in Nova Scotia. On Wednesday, July 15, at approximately 8:15 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a business parking lot on […]

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Pictou County RCMP are investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred in the wee hours ths morning. Shortly after 1:35 a.m. this morning, Pictou County RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision on Egypt Road, Hillside. A preliminary investigation determined that a single vehicle left the roadway and overturned. One woman was pronounced deceased at the scene. Two other occupants (male […]

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New Glasgow Regional Police is asking for the public’s assistance to help identify a vehicle and a man involved in two situations of suspicious circumstance, one in the Westside area, the other in the Merigomish Road area. On Monday, July 13, a 16-year-old girl was walking on Beech Street at approximately 11 a.m. when she […]

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NEW GLASGOW – A lit bottle of gasoline on a doorstep is being investigated by New Glasgow Regional Police. On Monday, July 13 at approximately 5:10 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to an arson in progress on Green Street. Police and fire fighters arrived on scene and quickly extinguished a small fire on the […]

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New Glasgow Regional Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a stolen ATV from a yard in New Glasgow. The 2004 ATV was stolen from a shed on Third Street. Suspect(s) broke into the shed and stole the ATV sometime between Tuesday, June 23 at 10 p.m. and Wednesday, June 24 at 5 […]

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New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit is investigating an attempted robbery at the Aberdeen Hospital. On June 20 at approximately 11:25 p.m., a lone male entered the hospital and attempted to steal personal items from a hospital employee. The employee was working at the boiler building located at the rear of the hospital,. The suspect fled […]

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Three men from Pictou County have been charged with sexual offences by the Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Team. The team received information that persons in the Pictou County area were attempting to target and recruit young women from the area into human trafficking.  In response to this, the Provincial Human Trafficking Team led Operation Hush in conjunction […]

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Stellarton RCMP and Stellarton Police are investigating a suspicious death that occurred Monday night. At 10:40 p.m. on June 15, Stellarton Police responded to a call of an injured male at a home on Maple Street. Police arrived on the scene and found the injured man, who was taken by EHS to hospital for treatment of non-life […]

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A Pictou County man is facing child pornography charges. On October 12, 2019, the RCMP’s ICE Unit along with members of the Pictou County RCMP, New Glasgow Regional Police and RCMP Digital Forensic Services searched a home in Pictou. Investigators were directed to the residence after a social media application notified law enforcement that child […]

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At 11:02 this morning, an Emergency Alert confirmed that the for an inmate described as dangerous who escaped from the North East Nova Scotia Correctional Facility last night is in police custody. Kevin Edward Clarke-McNeil, 33, escaped the local facility on Sherbrooke Road, believed on foot, at approximately 8:43 p.m. Friday. A significant police presence […]

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Two impaired drivers were arrested in different areas of Pictou County just after midnight and within 10 minutes of each other. One was involved in a collision. On June 4 at 12:15 a.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a vehicle travelling west in the east bound lane of Hwy. 104 in Sutherlands […]

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Pictou County District RCMP have arrested a 45 year old woman and a 46 year old woman for impaired driving during the weekend. On May 29th at approximately 8:45 p.m.,  Pictou District RCMP received a complaint of a possible impaired driver in Durham.  Police located the vehicle in Pictou and investigation at the scene resulted in the […]

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New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a 32-year-old man for violating the Nova Scotia Health Protection Act, in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, May 27, at approximately 5:20 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a business on East River Road to charge a man who failed to socially distance himself at the […]

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New Glasgow Regional Police arrested two adult males from Pictou County on Tuesday, May 19, in relation to thefts from vehicles in the New Glasgow area. The thefts from vehicles occurred throughout New Glasgow in the last couple of weeks. A 26-year-old man was charged with multiple counts of: Possession of stolen property Theft from […]

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Police are advising residents to remember to lock their vehicles and remove any valuables that may be stored in the vehicle. “As more people are staying home, the need to lock your vehicle has not diminished, as the crime of thefts from vehicles becomes increasingly important,” says Const. Ken MacDonald, public information officer with the […]

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In the wee hours of this morning, April 30, at approximately 12:30 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police arrested a 21-year old local man for arson. The fire involved a 10-unit apartment complex on Forbes Street, New Glasgow. New Glasgow Fire Department and Trenton Fire Department attended and were still on scene at 7:45 a.m. Approximately […]

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UPPER BROOKSIDE – RCMP is investigating a fatal single motor vehicle collision that occurred Sunday evening. At approximately 7:59 p.m., RCMP, EHS and Fire responded to the collision near distance marker 112 on Hwy 104 where they located a Dodge Ram truck overturned in the median. The driver, and lone occupant, had been ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased at […]

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MERLAND, Antigonish County, – Antigonish RCMP are investigating a fatal ATV collision that occurred last evening in this small community in rural Antigonish County. At 8:45 p.m., RCMP responded to a collision involving a single ATV on a logging road near Merland Church Road. The 20-year-old male driver was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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UPDATE: Police have confirmed the death toll has reached 22 victims. TRURO — It’s expected the death toll will surpass 19 following a shooting spree that began in Portapique on April 18 before moving to other parts of the province. Chief Superintendent Chris Leather, Criminal Investigations Division with the Nova Scotia RCMP, said on Monday […]

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A dozen county residents who ignored social distancing directives were charged under the Health Protection Act over the weekend. New Glasgow Regional Police charged 12 people for violating the Nova Scotia Health Protection Act in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Saturday evening, April 18, four people were charged behind the Trenton Minor Sports Community […]

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The New Glasgow Regional Police K-9 Unit was used to locate a driver who fled the scene of a crash. On April 17 at approximately 2:40 p.m. New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a two-vehicle vehicle collision on Stellarton Road and Munroe Avenue, The driver of a Ford Edge was travelling on Military Lane in […]

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PICTOU – RCMP have charged a New Brunswick man with arson after three suspicious fire in Pictou. The 55-year-old accused arrest was arrested on April 15, was briefly held in police custody and released on April 16 The fires occurred over a three-week period and damaged three businesses. The first fire occurred just before 10 […]

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MacLELLANS BROOK ROAD – Pictou District RCMP is looking to talk with anyone who may have witnessed a break into a storage facility. On April 12, Pictou District RCMP responded to a complaint of a break, enter and theft at a storage facility on MacLellans Brook Road.  Investigation revealed that several storage units were forcibly entered […]

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A fire last night on Bruce Street is being called “suspicious”” by New Glasgow Regional Police who are investigating. On Tuesday, April 14, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Trenton Fire Department and New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a garage fire on Bruce Street, Trenton. When fire and police arrived on the scene, preliminary investigation of […]

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New Glasgow Regional Police charged five people over the long weekend for violating the Nova Scotia Health Protection Act in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Sunday afternoon, April 12, a 29-year-old male and a 23-year-old male were charged under Section 71(1)(b) for failing to comply to the regulations of the Health Protection Act. Both persons […]

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OLIVER, Colchester County – RCMP is investigating a fatal single vehicle crash that occurred Sunday night on Hwy. 246, Oliver. At 11:40 p.m., the RCMP, EHS and Tatamagouche Fire Department responded to a single vehicle crash near the 2300 block of Hwy. 246, where a 30-year-old woman passenger, from Westville, died at the scene. The preliminary […]

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A Trenton man has been fined for failing to maintain appropriate social distance after an outing at Wal-mart. On Wednesday, April 8th, at approximately 5:15 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police issued a summary offence ticket to the 54-year-old man who was failing to provide safe social distancing between others at the Wal-mart in New Glasgow. […]

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FIVE ISLANDS – An RCMP Dog and his handler helped searchers locate a man and two small children who were missing in a wooded area of Colchester County on April 3. Colchester District RCMP responded to the call on April 3 at 1:44 p.m. A man had taken two small children, ages three and five, […]

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That’s a takeout order one driver probably did not anticipate. An impaired driving charge has been laid following a collision at the McDonald’s Drive-Thru. On Wednesday, April 8th , at approximately 6:30 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a motor vehicle collision at the fast food outlet on East River Road, New Glasgow. The […]

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It’s beginning to be a habit for the Pictou Fire Department to be called to a fire at night. The latest one occurred last night, around 10:30 p.m. at the former Pictou Golf course. Fire Chief Paul Janes confirms his department was called to extinguish a grass fire at the former golf course. “We got […]

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EDITOR’S NOTE: As of Tuesday afternoon, Pictou RCMP indicated it was investigating this fire as suspicious) Laurie MacDonald’s heart was in his throat Sunday night when he heard about the fire at the Hector Quay. “My first thought was, I hope it’s not as bad as the fire two weeks ago,” he said. The chairman […]

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The first at the Hector Quay in Pictou is being investigated by Pictou District RCMP. On April 5, at 7:55 p.m., a member of Pictou District RCMP was on patrol and found a structure fire at the Quay site on Caladh Avenue. Pictou Fire Department was immediately contacted and attended the scene to extinguish the fire.  The fire […]

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A fire last night a building on the Hector Heritage Quay site makes the second fire at a downtown waterfront building in a few weeks. The fire department received the call shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday. Auto aid came from Stations 1, 15 and 23. (Abercrombie, Scotsburn and Caribou) and mutual aid from Station 33 […]

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ANTIGONISH – A 42-year-old man was fatally injured Thursday following a collision on the TransCanada Highyway 104. At 3:30 p.m., Antigonish RCMP responded to the fatal collision near Exit 32 that occurred when a westbound tractor trailer struck a pedestrian who had just exited his vehicle. The truck driver was not able to avoid the […]