RCMP search for man wanted on province-wide warrant


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RCMP search for man wanted on province-wide warrant

Colchester County District RCMP is searching the Nutby area for a man who is wanted on an arrest warrant for offences related to intimate partner violence and other criminal offences.

On November 22 at approximately 7:13 a.m., police responded to a report of a man who was making threats to harm a woman known to him and himself. Police learned that the man was believed to be in possession of a firearm and had driven into the woods in Nutby on a green ATV.

Police determined that the man is Michael Roland Sinton, 26, of Upper Brookside, who is the subject of an arrest warrant issued on October 20, 2021. Sinton is wanted on multiple charges, including Assault, Uttering Threats, Unlawful Confinement, Mischief, Break and Enter with Intent, and for offences related to operation of a motor vehicle.

Sinton is described as 5-foot-7, 180 pounds with reddish facial​ hair and green eyes.

The RCMP presence in the Nutby area includes members of Colchester County District RCMP, the Emergency Response Team and Police Dog Services as police continue to search for Sinton.

Anyone who sees Michael Sinton is asked to refrain from approaching him and to call police. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Colchester County District RCMP at​ 902-893-6820. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at​ 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3​ Tips App.

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