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RCMP charge four people in relation to a human trafficking investigation

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge four people in relation to a human trafficking investigation ​ Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit has charged four people with Intimidation of a Justice System Participant in relation to human trafficking that occurred in the Yarmouth area. ​ On January 22, Yarmouth Rural RCMP began an investigation after receiving ...

Update: Police arrest two people involved in Cole Harbour stabbing

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Police arrest two people involved in Cole Harbour stabbing ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has arrested two people in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Cole Harbour on January 28. ​ On Saturday, at approximately​ 1:29​ p.m., Halifax District RCMP and EHS responded to a report of ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a stabbing in Cole Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigate stabbing Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a stabbing in Cole Harbour. On Saturday, at approximately​ 1:29​ p.m., police and EHS responded to a report of a stabbing on Cole Harbour Rd. in Cole Harbour and learned that a 21-year-old man had been stabbed. The man was taken to ...

Cumberland County District RCMP has charged a man in relation to shots fired in an apartment

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP has charged a man in relation to shots fired in an apartment. On January 28, at approximately​ 1:16​ p.m.,​ Cumberland County District RCMP responded to a complaint of​ shots fired in an apartment on Junction Rd., Springhill. RCMP officers learned that a number of gun shots were ...

Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax At 2:24 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery in progress at the Superstore 1075 Barrington Street Halifax.​ The caller reported being robbed by a man with a firearm.​No one was injured.​ The suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction.​ Patrol officers searched the area, but ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing youth located

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located The 15-year-old youth reported missing today has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Derek Alan Lowe

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Derek Alan Lowe ​ Tomorrow is the 35th anniversary of the murder of Derek Alan Lowe and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate the case. ​ On January 28, 1988, at 7:20 a.m., police responded to a ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from South Greenwood yesterday has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

All three men who were charged in the Colton Cook homicide investigation have been found guilty

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Three men found guilty in Colton Cook homicide All three men who were charged in the Colton Cook homicide investigation have been found guilty. On September 26, 2020, a truck belonging to Colton Cook was located on a trail near Pittman Rd. in South Ohio. The truck was on fire ...

Pictou County District RCMP charge three people with firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP charge three people with firearms offences Pictou County District RCMP has charged three people with firearms offences after a report of shots fired in River John. On January 25, 2023, at approximately 9:20 a.m., Pictou County District RCMP responded to a report of shots having been fired ...

Have you seen this ATV or trailer?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this ATV or trailer? Between January 2 and 14, 2023, a cottage on Hwy. 366 in Port Howe was broken into. During the break-in a number of items were stolen including an ATV and trailer. The ATV is a red 2006 Honda Foreman 350, bearing NS license plate ...

(Update) Missing patient located

**** NSHA Media Release Missing patient located ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...

The Province is providing $5.8 million to help 180 community organizations through the Community Generator Program

**** CNS Media Release Funding for Community Generators ——————————————————- The Province is providing $5.8 million to help 180 community organizations through the Community Generator Program. The program helps groups purchase and install generators at community centres so the centres are able to serve as a gathering space during power outages. “We know how important community ...

Halifax District RCMP is seeking information in relation to a report of shots fired in North Preston

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seeking information in shots fired investigation ​ Halifax District RCMP is seeking information in relation to a report of shots fired in North Preston. ​ Yesterday, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a call involving shots fired outside a home located on Amos Walter Dr. in North Preston. ...

(Update) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located ​ The 34-year-old man police requested the public’s assistance in locating today has been located and is safe. ​ We thank citizens and the media for their assistance and concern. ...

Truro Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying this person who may have valuable information

Via Truro Police Service The Truro Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying this person who may have valuable information regarding an investigation. If you know who this person is, please contact Truro Police at 902.895.5351 or send a message through our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/truropoliceservice?mibextid=ZbWKwL) Police file number 2023102555 ...

(Update) ​Missing patient located

**** NSHA Media Release **** NSHA Media Release ​Missing patient located ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...

Police advising citizens of reoccurring scam targeting seniors

**** HRP Media Release Police advising citizens of reoccurring scam targeting seniors Police are advising citizens to be cautious of a scam targeting seniors that is continuing to occur throughout our region. Halifax Regional Police and Halifax District RCMP have received a number of reports this week in relation to a scam intended to defraud ...

(Update) Police request public’s assistance locating man wanted on witness warrant

**** HRP Media Release Man wanted on witness warrant located The man wanted on a witness warrant whom police requested the public’s help in finding turned himself in to Toronto Police Service over the weekend. Halifax Regional Police officers returned the man to Halifax on Sunday. We thank the public and media for their assistance ...

Inverness County District RCMP investigating a break in and shot fired into vehicle

**** RCMP Media Release Inverness County District RCMP investigating a break in and shot fired into vehicle Inverness County District RCMP is investigating a shot being fired into a vehicle in We’koqma’q First Nation and a break-in to a hardware store in Whycocomagh. The incidents are believed to be related. On January 25, 2023, at ...

Police seek public assistance in investigation into the death of Ryan Michael Sawyer

**** HRP Media Release Police seek public assistance in investigation into the death of Ryan Michael Sawyer ​ Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public’s assistance identifying a potential witness in relation to the 2022 death of Ryan Michael Sawyer. ​ At approximately 1:15 a.m. on December 24, 2022, police responded to ...

Police are investigating 2 robberies that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate 2​ robberies ​ Police are investigating 2 robberies that occurred in Halifax last night. . ​ On January 24th​ at approximately 5:30 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a call for a robbery that just occurred at the Sobeys located at 2651 Windsor St in Halifax. A man entered the Smoke shop, ...

Police are investigating suspicious circumstances that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious circumstances ​ Police are investigating suspicious circumstances that occurred yesterday morning in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 8:20 a.m. a youth was walking on Ellenvale Avenue when a man got out of a vehicle that was parked on the street and grabbed the youth by the shoulder. The youth ...

(Update) Dangerous person alert: RCMP Nova Scotia searching in area of Hwy. 302 in Maccan, Cumberland County,

**** RCMP Media Release Update, 6:30 p.m.: The suspect for whom a dangerous person alert was issued a short time ago in Cumberland County is in custody. There is no threat to the public, and officers are continuing with the investigation. – Update, 6:00 p.m.: The following alert was issued throughout Cumberland County a short ...

(Update) Police warn public regarding missing magazine and ammunition

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing magazine and ammunition located ​ Halifax Regional Police are advising that the magazine containing ammunition reported missing over the weekend has been located. ​ On January 21, Halifax Regional Police​ informed the public that a police-issued firearm magazine containing ammunition had been lost. The magazine had been reported lost ...

Pictou County District RCMP charge man involved in break-in and who fled from traffic stop

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP charge man involved in break-in and who fled from traffic stop Pictou County District RCMP has charged a man who was involved in a break-in in Abercrombie and fled from a traffic stop on Hwy. 104 in James River. On January 19, 2023, at approximately 7:35 p.m., ...

Police have charged a man in relation to an assault that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to assault ​ Police have charged a man in relation to an assault that occurred in Dartmouth last week. ​ On January 9 at approximately 4:35 p.m. officers responded to a report of an assault that had just occurred in a parking lot at 84 Main ...

Halifax Regional Police Officers Not Responsible for Collision

**** SiRT Media Release Halifax Regional Police Officers Not Responsible for Collision ——————————————————————————————– The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has released its report into a collision involving two motor vehicles and a pedestrian. ​ On June 25, 2022, SiRT received a referral from HRP regarding a two-vehicle collision with injuries including a pedestrian ...

Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 28-year-old Mykel McDonald, who is missing from a Halifax hospital. Mr. McDonald appears his stated age, has a tall, thin build, is approximately 6′ 2″ tall and weighs 180 lbs. He has short, ...

No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in Shooting

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in Shooting ——————————————————————————————– The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has released its report into the shooting of an adult male by a member of the Colchester County RCMP. ​ Shortly after 7:30 a.m. on June 2, 2022, members of the Cumberland County District ...

The Truro Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the 2 people in this photo

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the 2 people in this photo. If you know these people, please contact the Truro Police at 902-895-5351 or send a message through our facebook page. P   olice file number 2023-43758.   ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 66A/B Mckay Lane, Eastern Passage

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for 66A/B Mckay Lane, Eastern Passage November 15, 2022 This fire involved a multi-unit dwelling. There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be smoking materials. The area of origin was determined to be a deck. There were operating smoke alarms. The cause of this ...

The RCMP Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a Middleton man for child pornography offences

**** RCMP Media Release Middleton man charged with child pornography offences The RCMP Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a Middleton man for child pornography offences. Between January and October 2022, the RCMP’s Provincial ICE Unit investigators received information from the National Child Exploitation Crime Centre concerning child pornography being shared on a ...

Police responded to a report of a break and enter at a home under construction on River Road

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for break and enter ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a break and enter that occurred in Halifax early this morning. ​ At approximately 3 a.m. officer responded to a report of a break and enter at a home under construction on River Road. Officers ...

Police have charged a man with attempted murder in relation to a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this month

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with attempted murder ​ Police have charged a man with attempted murder in relation to a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this month. ​ On January 1 at approximately 9:30 p.m., officers responded to a robbery that had just occurred in the 0-100 block of Portland Street in ...

East Hants District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged in an incident of assault from January 15, 2023

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant ​ East Hants District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged in an incident of assault from January 15, 2023 in East Uniacke. ​ Gregory Luddington,​ 48, of Ellershouse, is charged with Assault, Uttering Threats, Mischief and Failure to Comply ...

Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit charge man with Murder

**** RCMP Media Release Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit charge man with Murder The Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit has charged a man with Murder in relation to a homicide that occurred on Hwy. 215 in East Walton. On January 16, 2023, at approximately 7:20 p.m., East Hants District RCMP, with assistance from ...

Pictou County District RCMP is investigating after a break-in to a post office in Salt Springs

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP investigating post office break-ins Pictou County District RCMP is investigating after a break-in to a post office in Salt Springs. On January 17, 2023, at approximately 8:10 a.m., Pictou County District RCMP responded to a report of a break-in at a post office on Hwy. 4 in ...

Halifax District RCMP charge man and seize numerous weapons after accidental 911 call

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP charge man and seize numerous weapons after accidental 911 call Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man and seized numerous weapons after an accidental 911 call. On January 16, at approximately 8:25 p.m., Halifax District RCMP received what was reported as an accidental 911 call from a home ...

Digby RCMP has charged a man after an armed robbery on Hwy. 303 in Conway

**** RCMP Media Release Digby RCMP charge man in armed robbery Digby RCMP has charged a man after an armed robbery on Hwy. 303 in Conway. On January 17. 2023, at approximately 2:35 a.m., Digby RCMP responded to a report of a robbery that had just occurred at a gas station on Hwy. 303 in ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for sexual assault ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax earlier this week. ​ On January 15 at approximately 5:30 a.m. police responded to a report of a sexual assault that had just occurred at an apartment building on ...

RCMP officers are on scene at a residence along Hwy 215 in the area of East Walton investigating a suspicious death

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP officers are on scene at a residence along Hwy 215 in the area of East Walton investigating a suspicious death that occurred earlier lasr evening. The suspect is in custody and officers are not looking for additional suspects. There is no threat to the public. Hwy 215 is closed in ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing youth located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located safe ​The youth who was reported missing from Greenwood has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their shares and retweets on social media. ...

(Update) HIAA – Police are on-site investigating a potential security issue

Via the HIAA Update “Previous security issue was related to unclaimed luggage. Police have investigated and determined there is no risk to the airport. Regular check-in and flight operations are in progress. Thanks for your patience.”   “Police are on-site investigating a potential security issue Flights remain in operation. If you are checking in, please ...

Police have charged a youth in relation to two robberies that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge youth for two robberies ​ Police have charged a youth in relation to two robberies that occurred in Halifax on the weekend. ​ On January 14 at approximately 2:35 a.m. police responded to a report of a robbery that had just occurred in the area of Argyle and Duke ...

Kings District RCMP arrest man on firearm related offences

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP arrest man on firearm related offences ​ Kings District RCMP is investigating threats and firearm offences. ​ Just after midnight on January 14, Kings District RCMP received a report of a man seen with a firearm at a university residence in Wolfville.​ Officers arrived at the university which ...

(Update) Police are investigating an arson that occurred at an apartment in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate arson ​ Police are investigating an arson that occurred at an apartment in Dartmouth Sunday morning. ​ On January 15 at approximately 5 a.m. police and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency responded to a fire at an apartment on Renfrew Street in Dartmouth. There were no reported injuries, and ...

Canadian soldier of the First World War identified

**** DND Media Release Canadian soldier of the First World War identified ​ The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have confirmed that remains recovered in​ Vendin-le-Vieil, France, are those of Corporal Percy Howarth, a Canadian soldier of the First World War. The identity was confirmed through historical, genealogical, anthropological, archaeological ...

Police have charged two people in relation to a break and enter that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people in relation to a break and enter ​ Police have charged two people in relation to a break and enter that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ On January 15 at approximately 11 a.m., officers responded to report of a break and enter in-progress into a building under ...

Investigators appeal for information in relation to sexual assault

**** RCMP Media Release Investigators appeal for information in relation to sexual assault ​ Investigators from the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are appealing for information in relation to a sexual assault that occurred last evening on Gammon Lake Dr. in Lawrencetown. ​ On January 12, a youth was walking near the intersection of Gammon ...

On January 11, an individual from Cape Breton NS was sentenced to pay $6,200 for violations of the Fisheries Act

**** DFO Media Release On January 11, an individual from Cape Breton NS was sentenced to pay $6,200 for violations of the Fisheries Act for interference with food, social and ceremonial (FSC) lobster gear and for obstruction of a fishery officer. The individual is also prohibited from being on the water or within 150 m ...

Shannon Park – Canada Lands Company concluded a development agreement with HRM that will govern how the site will be developed over about a decade

**** Info via Canada Lands Company Canada Lands acquired approximately 34 hectares/86 acres of this former military site in 2014 from the Department of National Defence (DND) The property includes a French immersion school. Large portions of the site have significant water frontage and offer a large, relatively flat area suitable for development. Steeper areas around ...

Police are investigating two robberies that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robberies ​ Police are investigating two robberies that occurred in Halifax last night. ​ At approximately 5:20 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. officers responded to two separate robberies in the areas of the 1500 block of Brunswick Street and the 5400 block of Spring Garden Road. In both incidents two ...

Nova Scotia Health requesting assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health requesting assistance in locating missing patient ​ ​Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 32-year-old Tevin Everette Gooden, who is missing from a Dartmouth hospital. Mr. Gooden has brown eyes and has brown/rust coloured dreadlocks. He stands 5’6” and weighs 132 lbs. He has several ...

Update – The suspicious death that occurred in Five Islands has been ruled a homicide

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Suspicious death in Five Islands has been ruled a homicide The suspicious death that occurred in Five Islands has been ruled a homicide. On January 9, 2023, at approximately 7:05 p.m., Colchester County District RCMP and Cumberland County District RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in the area ...

Police have charged a woman for drug trafficking in relation to an impaired driving investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman for drug trafficking ​ Police have charged a woman for drug trafficking in relation to an impaired driving investigation. ​ Last night at approximately 8:20 p.m. officers observed a vehicle driving erratically on 111 Highway near Main Street in Dartmouth. The vehicle was stopped, and the driver was ...

Halifax District RCMP has identified the laser light that was pointed into the flight deck of an approaching flight

**** RCMP Media Release Update: RCMP identify the light source pointed into the flight deck ​ Halifax District RCMP has identified the laser light that was pointed into the flight deck of an approaching flight at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. ​ On January 2, 2023, at approximately 6:50 a.m., an incoming flight was preparing ...

Queens District RCMP investigating mischief to Tourist Bureau

**** RCMP Media Release Queens District RCMP investigating mischief to Tourist Bureau Queens District RCMP is investigating mischief to the Tourist Bureau in Liverpool. On January 9, 2023, Queens District RCMP responded to a report of vandalism to the Tourist Bureau in Liverpool. RCMP officers learned that someone had vandalized the Tourist Bureau with various ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a break and enter that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for break and enter ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a break and enter that occurred in Halifax early this morning. ​ At approximately 1:50 a.m. officers responded to a break and enter in progress at a parking garage in the 6400 block of Pepperell ...

UPDATE: Barrington RCMP has determined threat to school is not legitimate

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Barrington RCMP has determined threat to school is not legitimate Barrington RCMP has determined that a threat to the Barrington Municipal High School is not legitimate. On January 10, 2023, at approximately 10:45 a.m., Barrington RCMP responded to a report of a threat to the Barrington Municipal High School on ...

New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit execute a Search Warrant in relation to a Child Pornography Investigation

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit execute a Search Warrant in relation to a Child Pornography Investigation On Monday January 10, 2023, at 7:00 am, New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit executed a search warrant at a Martin Avenue residence in New Glasgow, N.S. The search warrant has ...

Pictou County Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant

**** New Glasgow Police Release Pictou County Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant On January 11, 2023, at 9:36 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police conducted a traffic stop on a Black Dodge Avenger on Park Street, Trenton. While the traffic stop was taking place the passenger, David Allen Lemmon fled the scene. David Allen Lemmon ...

No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in SiRT Investigation

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in SiRT Investigation ———————————————————————————————– The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has concluded its investigation regarding an allegation of assault made against an RCMP officer. On July 13, 2022, SiRT was contacted by a third party alleging a male RCMP officer, the Subject Officer ...

Police are continuing to investigate a stabbing that occurred in October 2022 in Halifax and are releasing a photo of the suspect

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate​ stabbing ​ Police are continuing to investigate a stabbing that occurred in October 2022 in Halifax and are releasing a photo of the suspect. ​ At approximately 10:20 p.m. on October 1, 2022, officers were in the area of Jennings and Larch streets in relation to the ...

Police have charged two people with drug and firearms offences after a search in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people with drug and firearms offences ​ Police have charged two people with drug and firearms offences after a search in Halifax earlier today. ​ At approximately 12:35 a.m. members of Quick Response Unit, assisted by Central Division Patrol members, searched a residence in Halifax in relation to ...

The Truro Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying this person

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying this person who may have valuable information regarding an investigation. If you know who this person is, please contact Truro Police at 902.895.5351 or send a message through our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/truropoliceservice?mibextid=ZbWKwL Police file number # 2022-1866570   ...

Barrington RCMP investigating threat to Barrington Municipal High School

**** RCMP Media Release Barrington RCMP investigating threat to Barrington Municipal High School Barrington RCMP is investigating a threat to the Barrington Municipal High School on Oak Park Rd. in Barrington. On January 10, 2023, at approximately 10:45 a.m., Barrington RCMP responded to a report of a threat to the Barrington Municipal High School on ...

Police are investigating an indecent act that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate indecent act ​ Police are investigating an indecent act that occurred in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 12:15 p.m. on January 9, police received a report of an indecent act that had occurred on a Halifax Transit bus traveling from the area of the intersection of Duffus Street and ...

Police are investigating an assault that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate assault ​ Police are investigating an assault that occurred yesterday in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 4:35 p.m. officers responded to a report of an assault that had just occurred in a parking lot at 84 Main Street. A man in a vehicle cut off another vehicle in the parking ...

Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating a suspicious death that occurred in Five Islands

**** RCMP Media Release Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit investigating suspicious death The Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating a suspicious death that occurred in Five Islands. On January 9, 2023, at approximately 7:05 p.m., Colchester County District RCMP and Cumberland County District RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in ...

Halifax RCMP charge a man with Robbery thanks to tips received from the public

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax RCMP charge a man with Robbery thanks to tips received from the public ​ Halifax District RCMP has charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Cole Harbour this past December. ​ On December 11, 2022, Halifax District RCMP officers responded to a robbery at a convenience ...

Police provide update in relation to January 4 death

**** HRP Media Release Police provide update in relation to January 4 death ​ Halifax Regional Police are providing an update in relation to the death of a man that occurred on January 4 in Halifax. ​ At approximately 8:20 p.m., police responded to a report of a man who had been shot inside a ...

Halifax District RCMP is seeking information in relation to an armed robbery that occurred in Porters Lake

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP seeking information in armed robbery investigation ​ Halifax District RCMP is seeking information in relation to an armed robbery that occurred in Porters Lake. ​ Shortly before 5 a.m. this morning, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery at a gas station located at ...

Additional Funding Supports Thousands More High-Skilled Internships

**** CNS Media Release Additional Funding Supports Thousands More High-Skilled Internships ———————————————————— The Province is partnering with Mitacs to train the next generation of skilled workers that will help find solutions for healthcare, clean-tech and other sectors that require highly qualified researchers. With $13 million in additional funding, the government is creating up to 3,200 ...

Guysborough County District RCMP has arrested a man and seized firearms after an investigation in Fox Island

**** RCMP Media Release Guysborough County District RCMP arrest man and seize firearms Guysborough County District RCMP has arrested a man and seized firearms after an investigation in Fox Island. On January 4, 2023, Guysborough County District RCMP received a report of an assault that had occurred in July 2022, at a residence on Hwy. ...

Assault – Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an injured male in the 100 block of Greystone Drive, Spryfield

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate an Assault with a Weapon At 2:55 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an injured male in the 100 block of Greystone Drive Spryfield.​ Patrol officers arrived and were met by EHS paramedics, who reported a 25-year-old male with injuries consistent with a stabbing approached the ...

Police are investigating an indecent act that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this week

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate indecent act ​ Police are investigating an indecent act that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this week. ​ At approximately 3:40 p.m. on January 4, police received a report of an incident that had occurred approximately an hour earlier where a man entered the Salvation Army store at 125 Main ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Raymond Floyd Peters

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Raymond Floyd Peters Tomorrow marks the tenth anniversary of the murder of Raymond Floyd Peters and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ On January 7, 2013 at approximately 5:20 p.m., officers responded to a ...

UPDATE: Allen Desrosiers pleads guilty to criminal harassment

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Allen Desrosiers pleads guilty to criminal harassment Allen William Desrosiers has plead guilty to Criminal Harassment and has left Canada. On December 14, 2022, as part of an ongoing investigation related to the stalking of a 25-year-old woman on Water St. in Yarmouth, RCMP officers with Yarmouth Town and Yarmouth ...

Police are investigating a​ robbery​ that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate​ robbery ​ Police are investigating a​ robbery​ that occurred in Dartmouth earlier today. ​ At approximately 1:30​ p.m. police responded to a​ robbery​ in the 600 block of Windmill Road in Dartmouth. Two suspects​ approached the victim, who was sitting in his vehicle; produced a firearm​ and​ demanded his ...

Update: Police continue to investigate suspicious death

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police continue to investigate suspicious death ​ Investigators from the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are continuing to investigate the suspicious death reported last night in the 400 block of Herring Cove Road. ​ The investigation is in the early stages and there will continue to be a police presence in ...

(Update) Police presence in relation to robbery investigation

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police presence in relation to robbery investigation ​ Police remain on scene at an address on Courtney Road in Dartmouth in relation to a robbery investigation. The incident is believed to be contained to this location and there is no threat to the general public. ​ Courtney Road remains closed ...

Police responded to a robbery in the area of the pedestrian walkway on the Macdonald Bridge

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday morning. ​ At approximately 6:40 a.m. police responded to a robbery in the area of the pedestrian walkway on the Macdonald Bridge. Three youths approached a woman, demanded her property then fled the area on foot empty-handed. ...

Halifax Regional Police have charged a youth in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Halifax last month

**** HRP Media Release Police charge youth for stabbing ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged a youth in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Halifax last month. ​ On December 2, 2022, at approximately 8:50 p.m. police responded to a report of a stabbing in the area of the 5000 block of Salter Street ...

Halifax Regional Police are on scene of a suspicious death in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious death Halifax Regional Police are on scene of a suspicious death in Halifax. Shortly after 8 p.m., police responded to a report of an injured person inside a residence in the 400-block of Herring Cove Rd. Responding officers located a man who was pronounced deceased at the scene. Members of the ...

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police request public assistance identifying suspect in robbery ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this week. ​ On January 1 at approximately 9:30 p.m., officers responded to a robbery that had just occurred in the 0-100 block ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax early this morning. ​ At approximately 2:30 a.m. police responded to a robbery at the Circle K convenience store at 2499 Robie Street. A man came into the store, demanded money and then fled the area on foot ...

Police are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious fire ​ Police are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred in Halifax early this morning. ​ At approximately 2 a.m. police and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency responded to a fire at the exterior of a building in the 3300 block of Desmond Avenue. Firefighters extinguished the fire ...

Police have charged a youth in relation to a number of incidents of property damage in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge youth with property damage ​ Police have charged a youth in relation to a number of incidents of property damage that occurred overnight in Dartmouth. ​ During the overnight hours, police received a number of reports in relation to a group of youths throwing objects at homes in the ...

Halifax District RCMP investigating laser pointing incident / West Hants District RCMP has received a report of used needles being found at a school playground in Three Miles Plains

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigating laser pointing incident Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a green laser was pointed into the flight deck of an incoming flight at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. On January 2, 2023, at approximately 6:50 a.m., an incoming flight was preparing to land at the Halifax Stanfield ...

RCMP has charged a man for multiple offences that occurred December 31, 2022

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man for multiple offences from New Year’s Eve ​ Nova Scotia RCMP has charged a man for multiple offences that occurred December 31, 2022. ​ At approximately 6:55 a.m. on December 31 Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of a break and enter that occurred on Hammonds Plains ...

Investigation into a found firearm 

**** New Glasgow Police Release Investigation into a found firearm    On December 31, 2022, New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a report that a firearm had been located by a group of youth on a nearby trail adjacent to Birch Street New Glasgow. The youth immediately alerted an adult who called police. The firearm ...

Truro Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying this person who may have valuable information regarding an investigation

Via Truro Police The Truro Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying this person who may have valuable information regarding an investigation. If you know who this person is, please contact Truro Police at 902.895.5351 or send a message through our Facebook page. Police file number 2022-1833636 ...

Halifax Regional Police are providing an update in relation to the death reported on Friday night in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police provide update in relation to death on Friday​ ​ Halifax Regional Police are providing an update in relation to the death reported on Friday night in Halifax.​ ​ On December 30, 2022 at 6:56 p.m. police responded to a report of an injured person near a residence in the 3100-block ...

Halifax Regional Police responded to a call for a robbery that occurred in the 0-100 block of Portland St. Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 9:27 pm, Halifax Regional Police responded to a call for a robbery that just occurred in the 0-100 block of Portland St. Dartmouth. ​ A female was making a bank deposit when she was approached by ...

New Glasgow Regional Police investigating robbery.

**** New Glasgow Regional Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police investigating robbery. New Glasgow Regional Police is investigating a robbery that took place at a convenience store in New Glasgow. On December 31, at approximately 9:24 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police officers responded to a robbery at the Needs/Shell Gas Store on East River Road, ...

Halifax Regional Police are on scene of a suspicious death in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious death ​ Halifax Regional Police are on scene of a suspicious death in Halifax. ​ Shortly before 7 p.m., police responded to a report of an injured person near a residence in the 3100-block of Robie Street. ​ Responding officers located a man who was pronounced deceased at ...

Police have charged a man in relation to an incident where three men were stabbed in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stabbing ​ Police have charged a man in relation to an incident where three men were stabbed last night in Halifax. ​ At approximately 7:45 p.m. officers responded to a report of an injured man in the area of 3600 block of Joseph Howe Drive. Officers located ...

(Update) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located The 40-year-old man police requested the public’s assistance in locating on December 30, 2022 has been located and is safe. We thank citizens and the media for their assistance and concern. ​ ...

RCMP continue to investigate the disappearance of Zachery Lefave

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP continue to investigate the disappearance of Zachery Lefave ​ This Sunday, January 1, will mark two years since Zachery Lefave disappeared. ​ On January​ 1,​ 2021,​ at approximately​ 12:15​ a.m., 21-year-old Zachery Lefave of Hebron was last seen walking on Hwy.​ 334​ in Plymouth. At the time, he was talking ...

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating property that was lost in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police seek public’s assistance finding lost property ​ Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating property that was lost in Halifax last week. ​ On December 16, a piece of jewelry is believed to have been lost in the areas of Windsor, Agricola or Cornwallis streets in Halifax. ​ The ...

Annapolis District RCMP received a report of vandalism at a business on Main Street in Lawrencetown

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seeking public assistance with mischief investigation ​ On December 24, Annapolis District RCMP received a report of vandalism at a business on Main Street in Lawrencetown. ​ RCMP officers learned that a Pride flag located on the front of the business was torn up during the previous night and that ...

The death of a 31-year-old man that occurred on December 24 in Halifax has been ruled a homicide

**** HRP Media Release Death ruled a homicide ​ The death of a 31-year-old man that occurred on December 24 in Halifax has been ruled a homicide. ​ At approximately 1:15 a.m., police responded to a report of a disturbance involving several people in the 1700 block of Brunswick Street in Halifax. Officers located an ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth on the weekend

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for robbery ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth on the weekend. ​ On December 24 at approximately 8:50 p.m. police responded to a robbery at the Needs Fast Fuel at 303 Prince Albert Road. A man had entered the ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing woman located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located safe The woman that was reported missing from Springhill earlier today has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Boylston earlier today has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance. ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating the death of a 31-year-old man

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate death Halifax Regional Police is investigating the death of a 31-year-old man. At approximately 1:14 a.m., police responded to a report of a disturbance involving several people in the 1700-block of Brunswick Street in Halifax. Responding members located an unresponsive man on the sidewalk, just east of Brunswick Street ...

Police are investigating an assault with​ Life Threatening Injuries

**** HRP Media Release Assault​ (Life Threatening Injuries) Members of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division​ are investigating an assault with​ Life Threatening Injuries. At approximately​ 01:14hrs,​ police​ responded to​ a​ report of a disturbance involving several people in the area of the 1700 Block of Brunswick Street in Halifax. ​ Responding members located an unresponsive male ...

Police have charged a man and a woman after a search in Halifax in related to a firearms investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man and woman with firearms charges ​ Police have charged a man and a woman after a search in Halifax yesterday related to a firearms investigation. ​ Yesterday morning, investigators from the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, along with members of the Emergency Response Team ...

Police are on scene of a shooting in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police on scene of shooting ​ Police are on scene of a shooting in Dartmouth that occurred earlier this afternoon. ​ At approximately 1:45 p.m. officers responded to a report of an injured man in the area of Cutler Avenue near Jim Connors Avenue. Officers located a man who had a ...

(Update) Halifax Regional Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a lost HRP badge

**** HRP Media Release Update: Halifax Regional Police officer’s badge found The Halifax Regional Police officer’s badge that was reported lost this morning has been found by the officer. We thank the public for their concern and assistance.   Halifax Regional Police officer’s badge lost ​ Halifax Regional Police are seeking the public’s assistance in ...

Barrington RCMP has charged a man with firearms offences after an incident in Lower Clark’s Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release Barrington RCMP charge man with firearms offences Barrington RCMP has charged a man with firearms offences after an incident in Lower Clark’s Harbour. On December 20, 2022, at approximately 6 p.m., Barrington RCMP responded to a report of a man having fired shots on a property on Centreville South Side Rd. ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Lee’Marion Shancez Cain

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Lee’Marion Shancez Cain Today marks the first anniversary of the murder of Lee’Marion Shancez Cain and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. On December 21, 2021, at approximately 4 p.m., officers responded to a shooting involving two vehicles ...

Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a break-in that occurred at the Blair Presbyterian Church in Garden of Eden

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a break-in that occurred at the Blair Presbyterian Church in Garden of Eden On November 25, 2022, Pictou County District RCMP responded to a report of a break in at the Blair Presbyterian Church on Garden of Eden Church Loop in Garden of Eden. RCMP ...

Funding for African Nova Scotian Justice Institute

**** Justice Media Release Funding for African Nova Scotian Justice Institute ——————————————————- The Province is investing $4.1 million in the community-led African Nova Scotian Justice Institute, established just over a year ago to help develop policy and support programs to address overrepresentation and anti-black racism in the justice system. “This funding represents another significant investment ...

Eskasoni RCMP has charged a man with attempted murder after a stabbing

**** RCMP Media Release Eskasoni RCMP charge man in attempted murder Eskasoni RCMP has charged a man with attempted murder after a stabbing on Pine St. in Eskasoni. On December 18, 2022, at approximately 5:25 a.m., Eskasoni RCMP and EHS responded to a stabbing that occurred at a home on Pine St. in Eskasoni. RCMP ...

No Charges Against HRP Officers Involved in Arrest of Man Breaching Court Conditions

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against HRP Officers Involved in Arrest of Man Breaching Court Conditions ——————————————————————————————————— The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has concluded its investigation regarding an allegation of assault against officers involved in arresting a male on the early evening of May 29, 2022. ​ Police were called to ...

(Caught) Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged for uttering threats in October, 2022

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Man wanted by police on province-wide warrant arrested The​ 33-year-old man from Cole Harbour for whom a province-wide warrant was obtained a few days past is now in custody. Halifax District RCMP arrested him without incident today. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance, shares and ...

More Funding to Increase Housing Options for Post-Secondary Students

**** CNS Media Release More Funding to Increase Housing Options for Post-Secondary Students ———————————————————- The Province is investing $8 million to help maintain student residences, increase student housing options and ease pressure on the housing supply. “We have an urgent need for more housing options for students around the province, and we continue to listen ...

Province Modernizes Regulations to Support Environmental Protection, Transition to Green Energy / Regulations Require More Renewable Electricity

**** CNS Media Release Province Modernizes Regulations to Support Environmental Protection, Transition to Green Energy —————————————————— The Province has made changes to two sets of regulations to help support the transition to clean energy. The changes are specific to the green hydrogen sector and were made to ensure the sector has clear, easy-to-understand information about ...

The Truro Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying these persons who may have valuable information regarding an investigation

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying these persons who may have valuable information regarding an investigation. If you know who these people are, please contact Truro Police at 902.895.5351 or send a message through our Facebook page. Police file number 20221723422 .   ...

Police Investigate Robbery – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery – Dartmouth At 3:00 a.m., on the 17th of December, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a robbery at Ultramar, 219 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth.​ 911 caller reported a male carrying an axe demanded money and cigarettes.​ The suspect left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes.​ ...

Police looking for assistance regarding gunshot

**** Bridgewater Police Release Police looking for assistance regarding gunshot   Bridgewater Police Service is seeking the assistance of the public in relation to a gunshot discovered at an apartment unit in the community. On Thursday, December 15, 2022, at approximately 7:30 p.m. police received a complaint regarding damage to a window at an apartment ...

Police have charged a man for firearms offences in relation to an ongoing investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for firearms offences ​ Police have charged a man for firearms offences in relation to an ongoing investigation. ​ Yesterday at approximately 9:30 a.m. officers received a threats report where a man had threatened a person who was known to him. Officers located the man driving a vehicle ...

High-risk traffic stop results in multiple charges

**** Bridgewater Police Release High-risk traffic stop results in multiple charges Bridgewater Police Service, RCMP, and Criminal Intelligence Services Nova Scotia conducted a targeted high-risk traffic stop on Highway 103 east of Exit 13 at approximately 11 p.m. on Wednesday, December 14, 2022. For public safety reasons, Highway 103 was temporarily closed in both directions ...

Yarmouth Town RCMP has charged a man with Criminal Harassment after two incidents in Yarmouth

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth Town RCMP charge man with Criminal Harassment Yarmouth Town RCMP has charged a man with Criminal Harassment after two incidents in Yarmouth. On December 13, 2022, as part of an ongoing investigation, Yarmouth Town RCMP received information concerning two incidents of stalking that occurred in October and December 2022, respectively. ...

Kings District RCMP General Investigation Section investigating armed robbery

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP General Investigation Section investigating armed robbery The Kings District RCMP General Investigation Section is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on the Glooscap First Nation. On December 8, 2022, at approximately 11:45 p.m., Kings District RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Gaming Centre ...

Annapolis District RCMP charge four in drugs, firearms and explosives investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP charge four in drugs, firearms and explosives investigation Annapolis District RCMP has charged four people in a drugs, firearms and explosives investigation in Middleton. On November 13, 2022, a traffic stop was initiated on a vehicle on Main St. in Middleton, in relation to an ongoing drug investigation. ...

Police are investigating a report of a male arriving at Dartmouth General suffering from a gun shot wound

**** HRP Media Release Male suffering from a gun shot wound. Members of the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a report of a male arriving at Dartmouth General suffering from a gun shot wound. At approximately 6:41 p.m. on December 15th, 2022, Investigators located a 36 year old male ...

RCMP Officer Cleared in Incident Involving Arrest of Female

**** SiRT Media Release RCMP Officer Cleared in Incident Involving Arrest of Female —————————————————————————————– The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has released its report regarding the April 26, 2022, arrest of a woman by an officer with the Colchester County District. On the afternoon of April 26, 2022, RCMP and EHS responded to a ...

High-Risk Offender Notification, Rockville, Yarmouth County, N.S.

**** RCMP Media Release High-Risk Offender Notification, Rockville, Yarmouth County, N.S. In accordance with the Nova Scotia Release of a High-Risk Offender Protocol, the Nova Scotia RCMP is advising Nova Scotians, particularly those living in Yarmouth County, of the relocation of a high-risk sex offender. Allen Desrosiers,​ 64, who was convicted of sexual offences in ...

(Update) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located The 47-year-old man police requested the public’s assistance in locating on December 14 has been located and is safe. We thank citizens and the media for their assistance and concern. ​ ...

You can report information on violent crime in our community by contacting the Halifax Regional Police Gun Violence Tip Line

Via HRP You can report information on violent crime in our community by contacting the Halifax Regional Police Gun Violence Tip Line. Call 902-490-5151 to leave an anonymous tip or to have an investigator follow up with you. ...

Cornwallis Street to be renamed to Nora Bernard Street

**** HRM Media Release Cornwallis Street to be renamed to Nora Bernard Street ​ Today Regional Council has approved the renaming of Cornwallis Street to Nora Bernard Street. To learn more, read the report. Nora Bernard, Recipient of the Order of Nova Scotia, was a residential school survivor and prominent activist who successfully demanded compensation ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Shane Darrell Siddle

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Shane Darrell Siddle Today marks the 28th anniversary of the murder of Shane Darrell Siddle and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ On December 12, 1994, police received a report that a patient at the ...

More Funding for Affordable Housing, Modular Homes

**** CNS Media Release More Funding for Affordable Housing, Modular Homes ———————————————————– The Province is investing an additional $19.5 million to preserve, modernize and improve existing affordable housing, grow the community housing sector and add modular housing. “To tackle this housing crisis, growing our community housing sector will be key to increasing housing supply. We ...

Police continue to seek public assistance locating Daniel Baker

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to seek public assistance locating Daniel Baker ​ Today marks the 25th anniversary of the disappearance of Daniel Baker and investigators with the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate the case. ​ Daniel was last seen leaving a residence on Preston Street in Halifax on ...

Police have charged a man in relation to an assault on a paramedic in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for assault on paramedic ​ Police have charged a man in relation to an assault on a paramedic in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 10:30 a.m. officers responded to a report of an assault in progress in the 5500 block of Cogswell Street. Paramedics were on scene treating ...

West Hants District RCMP asking for public assistance in Assault investigation

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants District RCMP asking for public assistance in Assault investigation West Hants District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance related to an assault that occurred on Hwy. 14 in Windsor. On November 19, 2022, at approximately 4:05 p.m., West Hants District RCMP responded to a report of a disturbance ...

Province Announces New Protected Areas, Funding to Protect More Land

****CNS Media Release Province Announces New Protected Areas, Funding to Protect More Land —————————————————————– NOTE: A list of newly designated nature reserves and expanded wilderness areas follows this release. —————————————————————– The Province is investing an additional $20 million to help protect more of Nova Scotia’s land and water and designating another 9,300 hectares of Crown ...

With the holiday season in full swing, Nova Scotians are urged to keep safety top-of-mind

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP urges Nova Scotians to keep safety top-of-mind over the holidays With the holiday season in full swing, Nova Scotians are urged to keep safety top-of-mind. “Unfortunately, we see a spike in some types of crime this time of year,” says Cpl. Chris Marshall of the Nova Scotia RCMP. “With the ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating an armed robbery that took place at a convenience store in Cole Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is investigating an armed robbery that took place at a convenience store in Cole Harbour On December 11, at approximately noon, Halifax District RCMP officers responded to a robbery at the Needs Convenience on the corner of Astral Drive and Caldwell Road. Upon arrival, officers learned that a ...

Police investigate robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred Saturday December 10th 2022 at 3:32 a.m. ​ At 3:32 a.m. on December 10, 2022, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Irving Gas Station at 5450 Inglis St., Halifax. ​ The suspect entered the gas station producing a knife and ...

High-Risk Offender Notification: Samuel Clements Green

**** HRP Media Release High-Risk Offender Notification: Samuel Clements Green ​ In accordance with the Nova Scotia Release of High-Risk Offender Information Protocol, Halifax Regional Police is advising all citizens, particularly those in the Halifax region, that a high-risk offender is residing in our community. ​ Samuel Clements Green, 27, has been released into the ...

Truro man charged with possession of stolen property have been laid along with numerous firearm related charge

**** Truro Police Release On December 8, the Truro Police Service executed a search warrant at an address on Bayview St, Truro as part of an on-going theft investigation after receiving complaints of vehicles being entered overnight in the Brunswick St. area. As a result of this investigation, Brian Laurie Maxwell 38 years old, of ...

Kings County Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Kings County Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant ​ Kings District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who failed to attend Court in relation to an aggravated assault incident from 2021. ​ Kyle James Trahan, 25, from Kings County, is charged with: ​ ​ ​ ​ ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with robbery ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Bedford last night. ​ At approximately 5 p.m. officers responded to a robbery that had occurred at the Shoppers Drug Mart at 1595 Bedford Highway. A man came into the store and ...

(Update) Police are investigating a report of threats in relation to the QEII Hospital

Update via NSHA The security issue at the VG site is all clear and access to the site has resumed. . Via HRP Police investigate threats Police are investigating a report of threats in relation to the QEII Hospital. The investigation is in the early stages but at this time, investigators do not believe there ...

Richmond County District RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding a Lund Mr. Pike 17 watercraft

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this boat? Richmond County District RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding a Lund Mr. Pike 17 watercraft, outboard Yamaha motor and EZ Loader trailer, which was stolen sometime during the last week of November, from the Isle Madame Boat Club on Robins Rd. in Cape ...

RCMP North East Traffic Services-Cape Breton apprehended and charged an Ontario man that fled from a traffic checkpoint in North Sydney

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP North East Traffic Services-Cape Breton apprehended and charged an Ontario man that fled from a traffic checkpoint in North Sydney. On December 2, RCMP North East Traffic Services-Cape Breton was conducting a traffic checkpoint in North Sydney. At approximately 8:15 p.m., the driver of a Dodge Caravan that entered the ...

Province Releases Climate Change Plan for Clean Growth

**** CNS Media Release Province Releases Climate Change Plan for Clean Growth ——————————————————- The Province is taking action to create a cleaner, more sustainable future for Nova Scotia. The government outlined today, December 7, its next steps to address climate change and reach its 2030 greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. Our Climate, Our Future: Nova ...

Police charge man in relation to multiple recent fraud investigations

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to multiple recent fraud investigations ​ Police have charged a man in relation to multiple fraud investigations that occurred in the region last month. ​ Between November 29 and December 2, Halifax Regional Police and Halifax District RCMP received a number of reports in relation to ...

(Found) UPDATE – Missing woman located:

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE – Missing woman located: The 65-year-old woman who was reported missing in Walton on Dec. 6 has been found and is safe – thank you to the GSAR teams, Walton Fire, local residents and our employees.     ...

Firearms, drugs seized in Truro after search warrants executed

**** Truro Police Release Yesterday the Truro Police Service Criminal Investigation Division with assistance from Truro Police Patrol, and Truro Police K9 unit executed a search warrant and an address on Willow Lane in Truro. Simultaneously, a search warrant was executed by the Colchester County District RCMP in Greenfield, Colchester County relating to the above ...

RCMP charge man in multi-jurisdictional property crime investigation

***’ RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man in multi-jurisdictional property crime investigation ​ The Nova Scotia RCMP has charged a man after investigating a multi-jurisdictional crime spree, with offences occurring Pictou and Colchester counties and East Hants. ​ Between October 25 and November 17, 2022, Pictou County District RCMP, Colchester County District RCMP and East ...

Police continue to investigate stabbing and ask for public’s assistance

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate stabbing and ask for public’s assistance ​ Halifax Regional Police continue to investigate a stabbing that occurred in Halifax last week and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. ​ On December 2 at approximately 8:50 p.m. police responded to a report of a ...

ENVIRONMENT/CLIMATE CHANGE–Province Releases Climate Risk Assessment

**** CNS Media Release ENVIRONMENT/CLIMATE CHANGE–Province Releases Climate Risk Assessment —————————————————— Nova Scotia’s latest climate change projections and risk assessment present a clear picture of the current impact of climate change and what Nova Scotians can expect over the next 80 years if further action is not taken. The report, released today, December 5, shows ...

(Update) Missing person found safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing person found safe The 68-year-old woman who was reported missing yesterday from Lower Sackville has been found safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ​ ...

East Hants District RCMP is investigating an ATV crash that occurred on a trail in East Uniacke

**** RCMP Media Release East Hants District RCMP investigating ATV crash ​ East Hants District RCMP is investigating an ATV crash that occurred on a trail in East Uniacke. ​ Yesterday , at approximately 3:15 p.m., East Hants District RCMP, Halifax District RCMP, fire services and EHS responded to a report of an ATV crash ...

(Found) Missing Person (Youth) – Salman Hirsi – LOCATED​

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person (Youth) – Salman Hirsi – LOCATED​ Update – Shortly after 4:00 p.m., Halifax Regional Police located​ Salman Hirsi in Dartmouth and in good health. Police would like to thank the public for their calls and assistance. ​ ...

Police are investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred this evening in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Assault with a weapon ​ Members of the Patrol Division and General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred this evening in Halifax. ​ At approximately 8:53 p.m. police responded to a report of a stabbing in the area of 5000 Block of ...

Update on charges in relation to the unsanctioned Dalhousie Homecoming events

**** HRP Media Release Update on charges in relation to the unsanctioned Dalhousie Homecoming events ​ Halifax Regional Police is providing an update on the charges laid and tickets issued in relation to the unsanctioned Dalhousie Homecoming events in Halifax in October. ​ Officers arrested two men for criminal offences: Jordan Samuel Oszlak, 19, is ...

(Update) HRP are currently on scene at 374 Bedford Highway in relation to a weapons complaint

Via HRP Update – The area of 374 Bedford Highway is now open to the public. Police are still on scene conducting an investigation and there will be a visible police presence in the area. – Halifax Regional Police are currently on scene at 374 Bedford Highway in relation to a weapons complaint. There is ...

Kentville Police Cleared in Arrest of a Person Wanted on Warrants

**** SiRT Media Release Kentville Police Cleared in Arrest of a Person Wanted on Warrants —————————————————————————————– The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released its report today regarding the arrest of a person wanted on warrants. In the early afternoon of August 9, 2022, Kentville Police had a home under surveillance in the hopes of ...

Police have charged a man and a woman in relation to a shooting that occurred in Halifax / Police have charged a man for a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man and woman in relation to shooting ​ Police have charged a man and a woman in relation to a shooting that occurred in Halifax this week. ​ On November 29 at approximately 9:10 p.m. police responded to an assault in progress at a hotel on the Bedford Highway. ...

Police warn seniors of ongoing scam and seek help identifying individuals

**** RCMP Media Release Police warn seniors of ongoing scam and seek help identifying individuals The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is warning the public about numerous scams targeting seniors. Police are also looking to identify a person who may be connected to the fraudulent activity. With these scams, victims are contacted by fraudsters pretending ...

Province Introduces New Approach to Foster Care

**** CNS Media Release Province Introduces New Approach to Foster Care ——————————————————- The Province is introducing a new approach to foster care as it works on redesigning the system. “After reviewing models used in other jurisdictions, the Department identified Mockingbird Family as our desired approach,” said Community Services Minister Karla MacFarlane. “This is a world-renowned ...

Colchester County District RCMP charge man with firearms and violence related offences

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester County District RCMP charge man with firearms and violence related offences Colchester County District RCMP has charged a man with firearms and violence related offences after an incident on Ryland Ave. in Bible Hill. On November 26, 2022, at approximately 3 p.m., Colchester County District RCMP responded to a disturbance ...

One-time Grant Provides Financial Relief for Post-Secondary Students

**** CNS Media Release One-time Grant Provides Financial Relief for Post-Secondary Students ————————————- Today, November 29, the Province is announcing additional funding to help post-secondary students with the rising cost of living. About 11,000 students who receive Nova Scotia student assistance in the 2022-23 academic year will receive a one-time payment of $550. “We know ...

Halifax Missing Persons Case Added to Rewards Program

**** Justice Media Release Halifax Missing Persons Case Added to Rewards Program ————————————- The missing persons case of Devon Sinclair Marsman has been added to the government’s major crimes reward program. A reward of up to $150,000 is available for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the disappearance of Devon, ...

RCMP – This man went to the Home Hardware in Enfield and stole $400 worth of tools

**** RCMP Media Release Do you recognize this man? On November 23, at approximately 3:50 p.m., this man went to the Home Hardware in Enfield and stole $400 worth of tools. He was seen arriving and leaving in a white Dodge Ram. Anyone with information is asked to contact East Hants District RCMP at 902-883-7077 ...

Police have charged a man in relation to an assault on a cab driver in Halifax on the weekend

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for assaulting a cab driver ​ Police have charged a man in relation to an assault on a cab driver in Halifax on the weekend. ​ On November 26 at approximately 9:45 a.m. officers responded to a report of an assault in progress on Lynnett Road. A man ...

Police have charged a woman for a robbery that occurred in Halifax on the weekend

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman for robbery ​ Police have charged a woman for a robbery that occurred in Halifax on the weekend. ​ On November 25 at approximately 10:40 p.m. police responded to a robbery at the Circle K located at 389 Bedford Highway. A woman came into the store and was ...

Lower Child-Care Fees for Nova Scotians

**** CNS Media Release Lower Child-Care Fees for Nova Scotians ————————————————— Families across Nova Scotia will soon be paying less for child care as part of the government’s efforts to make life more affordable by reducing fees and improving access to affordable child care. A $76-million contribution through the Canada-Nova Scotia Canada-Wide Early Learning and ...

Police have charged a man and a woman in relation to a search of a residence where stolen property was recovered

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man and woman for possessing stolen property ​ Police have charged a man and a woman in relation to a search of a residence where stolen property was recovered. ​ Yesterday police responded to a report of a theft from a vehicle on Mont Blanc Terrace. Sometime in the ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The 28-year-old man who was reported missing from North Kentville has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank local Ground Search and Rescue teams for their efforts in the overnight search and, the public for their shares and retweets on social media.   ...

No Charges Against HRP Officer in Breach of Trust Complaint

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against HRP Officer in Breach of Trust Complaint ———————————————————————————— The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released its report today regarding the allegation of breach of trust against a Halifax Regional Police (HRP) officer. ​ On February 2, 2022, SiRT was contacted by the RCMP “H” Division concerning ...

Support for Black Cultural Centre Strategic Plan

**** CNS Media Release Support for Black Cultural Centre Strategic Plan ————————————————————- The Province is providing $225,000 to the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia to advance the centre’s vision to protect, preserve and promote African Nova Scotian culture and history. The funding will support the centre, located in Cherry Brook, in implementing its 2022-25 ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Ryan Michael Nehiley

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Ryan Michael Nehiley ​ Today marks the fourth anniversary of the murder of Ryan Michael Nehiley and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ On November 23, 2018 at approximately 8:54 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a ...

The Special Victims Section of the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has arrested five youths in relation to sexual assaults

**** RCMP Media Release Five youths arrested in relation to sexual assaults ​ The Special Victims Section of the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has arrested five youths in relation to sexual assaults that occurred on a transit bus in the Lower Sackville area. ​ On October 22, 2022, Halifax District RCMP began investigating after ...

Colchester County District RCMP charge youth in school threat investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester County District RCMP charge youth in school threat investigation Colchester County District RCMP has charged a youth relating to a threats investigation involving the Bible Hill Junior High School in Bible Hill. On November 21, 2022, at approximately 11:45 a.m., Colchester County District RCMP received a report of a threat ...

Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a robbery at Fujiyama Restaurant

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery & Arrest Suspect At 9:23 p.m., on the 22nd of November, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a robbery at Fujiyama Restaurant, 5244 Blowers Street Halifax.​ The caller reported a male and a female took a change jar and assaulted a staff member when fleeing with the jar.​ The ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The 77-year-old man who was reported missing from Kings Head has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their patience and, shares and retweets on social media. ...

Police are investigating the theft of a firearm from a vehicle in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate theft of firearm ​ Police are investigating the theft of a firearm from a vehicle in Halifax. ​ On November 21 at approximately 6:45 a.m. police received a report of a number of vehicles that had been broken into and damaged on Highland Avenue. Responding officers discovered that a ...

Police are investigating a shooting believed to have occurred last weekend in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting ​ Police are investigating a shooting believed to have occurred last weekend in Dartmouth. ​ Today, police received a report of a shooting that is believed to have occurred early in morning on November 19 on Catherine Street in Dartmouth. Officers located a residence on the street that ...

PREMIER’S OFFICE–Statement on Government of Canada Carbon Tax

**** CNS Media Release PREMIER’S OFFICE–Statement on Government of Canada Carbon Tax ——————————————————– NOTE: The following is a statement by Premier Tim Houston. A letter from the Premier to the Government of Canada sent Monday, November 21, can be found at: https://novascotia.ca/news/docs/2022/11/22/Letter-to-Honourable-Steven-Guilbeault-November-21-2022.pdf ——————————————————– I want to express my profound disappointment in the decision by the Government ...

Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit continue to investigate the homicide of Leslie Conrad

**** RCMP Media Release Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit continue to investigate the homicide of Leslie Conrad Today marks sixteen years since the death of Leslie Conrad of Lower Wolfville. On October 5, 2006, 45-year-old Leslie Ann Conrad disappeared from her home. On November 22, her remains were found by a hunter near Melanson ...

Councillor Sam Austin elected Deputy Mayor

**** HRM Media Release Councillor Sam Austin elected Deputy Mayor District 5 Councillor Sam Austin was elected today by his fellow Councillors to serve for the next year as Deputy Mayor for the Halifax Regional Municipality. The new Deputy Mayor takes over from Deputy Mayor Pam Lovelace, who held the position for the past 12 ...

Annapolis District RCMP charge man with firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP charge man with firearms offences Annapolis District RCMP has charged a man with firearms offences after a search warrant was executed at a home on Shore Rd. West in Hillsburn. On November 18, 2022, as part of an ongoing investigation, Annapolis District RCMP executed a search warrant at ...

Colchester County District RCMP are investigating a fatal all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crash that occurred on a trail near Brookfield

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fatal ATV crash Colchester County District RCMP are investigating a fatal all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crash that occurred on a trail near Brookfield. On November 20, at approximately 6 p.m., Colchester County District RCMP received a report of two missing people who were expected back from an ATV ride. A ...

The RCMP-HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a robbery that occurred in Waverley followed by a vehicle arson in Halifax

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigating robbery and vehicle arson ​ The RCMP-HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a robbery that occurred in Waverley followed by a vehicle arson in Halifax. ​ At approximately 9 p.m. on November 19, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a robbery at a gas station on ...

Fire Investigation Summary – 20 Drillio Cres., Halifax

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary 20 Drillio Cres., Halifax November 10, 2022 This fire involved a single-unit dwelling.  There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was undetermined. The area of origin was determined to be structure exterior. There were operating smoke alarms. The cause of this fire is classified as UNDETERMINED. . . ...

(Update) Police on scene of barricaded person

**** Info via HRP Update: Barricaded person Police are no longer on scene in relation to a person barricaded in an apartment on Victoria Road in Halifax. The incident has been resolved and the investigation is ongoing. We thank citizens for their cooperation in allowing officers to conduct the investigation. . Police on scene of ...

Update – Police investigating report of shots fired in Cole Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release Update – Police investigating report of shots fired in Cole Harbour ​ The General Investigative Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a report of shots fired early yesterday morning in Cole Harbour. ​ At approximately 3:20 a.m. on November 20, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of ...

Kings District RCMP responds to serious off-highway vehicle crash

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP responds to serious off-highway vehicle crash At approximately 7 p.m. yesterday, Kings District RCMP and EHS were called to a single-vehicle crash on a trail off Bishop Mountain Rd. in East Margaretsville. ​ RCMP officers learned that a group had been off-roading when one of the off-highway vehicles ...

Halifx District RCMP is investigates a report of shots fired during a gathering on Fireside Dr. in Cole Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release Halifx District RCMP is investigates a report of shots fired during a gathering on Fireside Dr. in Cole Harbour No injuries reported at this time. Officers had the area blocked off as the search for suspect and investigation continued. There will be updates as police have more information. Halifax District RCMP ...

Emergency crews (including HRFE) were called to the Stanfield airport earlier after an aircraft called in an emergency engine issue

Emergency crews (including HRFE) were called to the Stanfield airport earlier after an aircraft called in an emergency engine issue. The large plane landed safely. (photos contributed) . . ...

Annapolis District RCMP seeking public assistance in arson investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP seeking public assistance in arson investigation Annapolis District RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in an arson investigation. On September 4, 2022, at approximately 5 a.m., Annapolis District RCMP and fire, responded to a report of a structure fie on Hwy. 1 in Wilmot. RCMP officers learned that ...

The human remains located in Springfield in October 2022, have been identified and is being investigated as a homicide

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Human remains identified, homicide investigation ongoing The human remains located in Springfield in October 2022, have been identified and is being investigated as a homicide. On October 8, 2022, the RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit located human remains at a property on Hastings Rd. in Springfield. The search was ...

Government of Canada proposes Halifax as North American location for NATO’s Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic

**** DND Media Release Government of Canada proposes Halifax as North American location for NATO’s Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic ​ Minister of National Defence, Anita Anand, announced today that Canada is proposing the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, to host the North American Regional Office of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) ...

The Special Victims Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged a youth with sexual offences that occurred in Shad Bay

**** RCMP Media Release Youth charged with sexual offences ​ The Special Victims Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged a youth with sexual offences that occurred in Shad Bay. ​ On October 27, 2022, Halifax District RCMP received a complaint of sexual assault involving youths and began an investigation. Officers learned that sexual ...

Police are investigating suspicious circumstances that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious circumstances ​ Police are investigating suspicious circumstances that occurred this month in Halifax. ​ On November 5 police received a report of suspicious circumstances near a park in the 200 block of Langbrae Drive. At approximately 4:35 p.m. a woman approached a child who was not known to ...

Yarmouth Rural RCMP responded to a fatal house fire on Boudreau Rd. in Upper Wedgeport

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth Rural RCMP respond to fatal house fire Yarmouth Rural RCMP responded to a fatal house fire on Boudreau Rd. in Upper Wedgeport. On November 16, 2022, at approximately 8:40 a.m., Yarmouth Rural RCMP, fire and EHS, responded to a house fire on Boudreau Rd. in Upper Wedgeport. While en route ...

Police continue historical sexual assault investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police continue historical sexual assault investigation ​ Police are continuing the investigation into a report of a historical sexual assault in Halifax in 2003 and are asking anyone with information to come forward. ​ On July 21, 2022, police received a report in relation to a sexual assault that is alleged ...

Via MARS – the death of this 45’ male whale was attributed to a massive ingestion of fishing gear which led to emaciation and subsequent stranding

**** Info via MARS Last Thursday, MARS along with colleagues from the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative – Atlantic Veterinary College – AVC, and with the support of the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources and Renewables, conducted a necropsy of the sperm whale which came ashore alive and subsequently died the previous week. The findings ...

Police are requesting the public’s assistance identifying the suspects from a robbery that occurred in Halifax earlier this fall

**** HRP Media Release Police request public’s assistance identifying robbery suspects ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance identifying the suspects from a robbery that occurred in Halifax earlier this fall.​ ​ On September 21 police received a report of a robbery that occurred at approximately 3:35 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Street ...

Meteghan RCMP is investigating an arson after a structure fire occurred on Saulnierville Rd. in Saulnierville

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan RCMP investigating Arson in Saulnierville Meteghan RCMP is investigating an arson after a structure fire occurred on Saulnierville Rd. in Saulnierville. On November 15, 2022, at approximately 5:05 a.m., Meteghan RCMP and fire, responded to a report of a structure fire on Saulnierville Rd. in Saulnierville. RCMP officers learned that ...

The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a home invasion that occurred in Cole Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seeking public assistance to identify three men involved in a home invasion ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a home invasion that occurred in Cole Harbour. ​ On November 15, at approximately 9:45 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a home invasion on Bissett ...

New Rules for Short-Term Rentals

**** CNS Media Release New Rules for Short-Term Rentals ——————————————————– Legislative amendments and regulations requiring all short-term rentals in the province to register by April 1, 2023, have been proclaimed. Under the updated regulations, all short-term rentals – including those within people’s homes – must register annually with the Tourist Accommodations Registry and include their ...

Queens District RCMP charge man in Break and Enter and Theft of Firearms investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Queens District RCMP charge man in Break and Enter and Theft of Firearms investigation Queens District RCMP has charged a man in relation to a break and enter and theft of firearms investigation in Queens County. On August 21, 2022, Queens District RCMP responded to a report of a break-in at ...

Meteghan RCMP is investigating a break and enter involving a theft of a firearm in Belliveaus Cove

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates break and enter involving theft of a firearm ​ Meteghan RCMP is investigating a break and enter involving a theft of a firearm in Belliveaus Cove. ​ On November 12, at approximately 11 a.m., Meteghan RCMP responded to a report of a break-in to a residential garage on Hwy. ...

(Found) Please be advised the patient reported missing from the hospital on November 15 has been located

**** NSHA Media Release ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Please be advised the patient reported missing from the hospital on November 15 has been located. We thank those who assisted in Ms. Panisiak’s return. ...

The black 2023 TowTek Enclosed Trailer was stolen from a parking lot on Pictou Road in Valley

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this trailer? The black 2023 TowTek Enclosed Trailer, valued at approximately $19,000, was stolen from a parking lot on Pictou Road in Valley between November 11 and November 14. Anyone with information, or who knows where the trailer is, is asked to contact the Colchester County District RCMP ...

Urgent! Donations requested. Three families lost everything in a Housefire this morning on McKays Lane

Please help This post has been made by Barbara Adams after an early morning fire destroyed a duplex in Eastern Passage. “Urgent! Donations requested. Three families lost everything in a Housefire this morning on McKays Lane. Thankfully, the 3 adults, two-year-old boy and 15-year-old male teen are OK. Anyone wishing to drop off gift cards ...

Cape Breton Regional Police are looking for the public assistance in locating the following individual

**** Cape Breton Police Release Police looking for Public Assistance Cape Breton Regional Police are looking for the public assistance in locating the following individual; Subject: Sheldon Christopher MacLean Age 37 Belgium Street Reserve Mines • Description: Height 175cm (5’9) • Weight 73kg (161pounds) • Hair –Reddish/Brown • Eyes- Green • Build – Thin Offence ...

Police continue to investigate property damage at the Public Gardens

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate property damage at the Public Gardens ​ Police are continuing to investigate property damage at the Halifax Public Gardens that occurred earlier this year. ​ On July 26, police responded to a report of damage to multiple trees within the gardens that occurred sometime between 9 p.m. on ...

Halifax District RCMP seeking public assistance with theft investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP seeking public assistance with theft investigation ​ Halifax District RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in relation to a theft of jewelry and cash that occurred at a home in Bedford. ​ On November 12, at approximately 10:20 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a ...

(Update) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located The 27-year-old woman police requested the public’s assistance in locating on November 14 has been located and is safe. We thank citizens and the media for their assistance and concern. ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing woman located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located safe The woman that was reported missing from Sheffield Mills earlier today has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Missing person found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person found deceased A 74-year-old man from Guysborough who was reported missing yesterday evening has been located deceased. Yesterday at 6:36 p.m. police were dispatched to a vehicle parked near the Boylston Bridge on Hwy. 16 in Boylston. With assistance from the Strait Ground Search and Rescue Team and Milford ...

Military artifacts resurfacing

**** Info via Environment Canada Military artifacts resurfacing The “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” officially commemorates the end of the First World War (WW1) in 1918. Every year, on November 11, we honour those who have served Canada in times of war, military conflict and peace. Although World War I ...

Were you or your company the victim of a theft of heat, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment?

**** RCMP Media Release Were you or your company the victim of a theft of heat, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment? The search of a vehicle, at a recent arrest, led RCMP officers to the recovery of stolen property. If the items shown in the photos were recently stolen from you or your business, please ...

Police investigate suspicious circumstances

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious circumstances ​ Police are investigating a number of incidents of suspicious circumstances that occurred over the weekend in Halifax. ​ Investigators in the Special Victims Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a number of incidents where a man has offered and/or given drives to women ...

Nova Scotia Health requesting assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health requesting assistance in locating missing patient ​ Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 34-year-old Randall Blanchard, who is missing from a Halifax hospital. Mr. Blanchard has a medium build, is approximately 5’10” tall and weighs 180 lbs. He has short, dark hair. He was ...

Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man in relation to three theft investigations

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrests a man for Possession of Property obtained by Crime ​ Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man in relation to three theft investigations. ​ On November 8, Halifax District RCMP received reports of three break-ins that occurred at three construction sites located on Tuscany Run in Timberlea. ...

Update –  Investigators are releasing still images of the suspect in armed robbery of Lower Sackville gas station

**** RCMP Media Release Update –  Investigators are releasing still images of the suspect in armed robbery. ————————- Halifax District RCMP is investigating an armed robbery that took place at a Lower Sackville gas station. On November 5, at approximately 3:30 p.m., officers responded to a panic alarm from the Shell gas station located at ...

Police charge two people in relation to break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people in relation to break and enter ​ Police have charged two people in relation to a break and enter that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ At approximately 5:30 a.m. officers responded to a break and enter in-progress into a parking garage in the 2300 block of Robie ...

Have you seen this dirtbike?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this dirtbike? On November 7, this yellow 2006 Suzuki RM-Z450 was reported stolen to Digby RCMP. The bike was stolen between October 20 and 25 from a business on Hwy. 1 in Smith’s Cove. The bike’s VIN is JS1RL41C162105717. Anyone with information is asked to call Digby RCMP ...

Kings District RCMP General Investigation Section charge man with firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP General Investigation Section charge man with firearms offences The Kings District RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS) has charged a man with firearms offences after a search warrant was executed at a home on Rawding Rd. in Chipman Brook. On October 14, 2022, the Kings District RCMP GIS, assisted ...

Pictou County District RCMP has arrested a Trenton man in relation to weapon offences

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP arrest a man for weapon offences ​ Pictou County District RCMP has arrested a Trenton man in relation to weapon offences. ​ On November 7, at approximately 4:00 a.m., Pictou County District RCMP, fire services and EHS responded to a structure fire on Nelson Rd. in Millbrook, Pictou ...

(Found) Missing child located

**** RCMP Media Release Missing child located The 11-year-old child reported missing has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. .   ...

Police have charged three people in relation to four break and enters that occurred this weekend in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge three people in relation to four break and enters ​ Police have charged three people in relation to four break and enters that occurred this weekend in Halifax. ​ On November 4 at approximately 11 p.m. officers responded to a break and enter in progress at Fresh Prints Clothing ...

Yarmouth Town RCMP charge man with threats after school hold and secures

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth Town RCMP charge man with threats after school hold and secures ​ Yarmouth Town RCMP has charged a man in a threats investigation after two schools were placed on hold and secure. ​ On November 4, 2022, at approximately 8:25 a.m., Yarmouth Town RCMP received a report of a man ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing youth located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located safe The​ 14-year-old youth who was reported missing from Greenwood today has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   ...

Non-operational death of Canadian military member deployed in Iraq

**** DND Media Release Non-operational death of Canadian military member deployed in Iraq ​ A Canadian Armed Forces member, Captain Eric Cheung, died Saturday under non-operational related circumstances in Baghdad, Iraq. An investigation into the circumstances of this incident is currently underway and no further details will be made available until the investigation has been ...

Police are on scene of a shooting that occurred earlier tonight in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting ​ Police are on scene of a shooting that occurred earlier tonight in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 8:40 p.m. officers responded to reports of gunfire in the area of Brookside Avenue in Dartmouth. A residence and a parked vehicle in the area were struck by gunfire. Officers located ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating an armed robbery that took place at a Lower Sackville gas station

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigating armed robbery Halifax District RCMP is investigating an armed robbery that took place at a Lower Sackville gas station. On November 5, at approximately 3:30 p.m., officers responded to a panic alarm from the Shell gas station located at 381 Sackville Drive. Upon arrival at the scene, ...

(Found) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located The 22-year-old person police requested the public’s assistance in locating this weekend has been located safe. We thank citizens and the media for their assistance and concern. ​   ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The 27-year-old man who was reported missing from Lower Sackville on November 6 has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance. ​ ...

(Found) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located The 22-year-old person police requested the public’s assistance in locating this weekend has been located safe. We thank citizens and the media for their assistance and concern.   ...

Halifax District RCMP is seeking the public’s help in locating 35-year-old Darcy Raymond Delbert Caldwell

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant ​ Halifax District RCMP is seeking the public’s help in locating 35-year-old Darcy Raymond Delbert Caldwell, who’s wanted on an outstanding province-wide arrest warrant. ​ In 2018, Caldwell was charged with: ​ Theft Over $5000 Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 Theft of ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found deceased The​ 52-year-old man who was reported missing from Lower Sackville on November 4​ has been found deceased. The death isn’t believed to be suspicious in nature; however, the investigation is ongoing. ...

Police Investigate Break & Enter – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break & Enter – Halifax At 12:51 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Break & Enter in progress in the 6200 block of North Street, Halifax. ​ The caller reported waking up to find an unknown male in the residence stealing items.​ The male left on foot ...

(Update) A call for help in Digby as a pod of dolphins appear to be in distress.

Update via Digby Fire Today at 3:13 Digby Fire was paged to assist the Dept Of Fisheries and Oceans with 16 beached Atlantic White Sided Dolphins in the Joggin. Our members along with DFO and dozens of community members carried out the Rescue mission. We are happy to report that all 16 dolphins eventually were ...

Police arrest four people in relation to multiple theft investigations

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest four people in relation to multiple theft investigations ​ Police have arrested four people after searches were conducted at four locations in Halifax and Hants counties in relation to multiple theft investigations.​ ​ On November 2, investigators with the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, along with members from the RCMP ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 391 Waverly Road, Dartmouth

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary 391 Waverly Road, Dartmouth October 24, 2022 This fire involved a single-unit dwelling with an in-law suite. The ignition source was determined to be smoking materials. The area of origin was determined to be a living room.  There were no operating smoke alarms. The cause of this fire is classified as ...

Police Investigate Stabbing – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Stabbing – Dartmouth At 8:43 p.m. 3 November, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an injured male with stab wounds in the 600 block of Portland Street Dartmouth.​ Patrol officers located a male with non-life-threatening injuries consistent with a stabbing.​Officers confirmed an unknown person injured the male during an ...

Police on scene of stabbing in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police on scene of stabbing in Dartmouth ​ At approximately 3 p.m. officers responded to a report of a disturbance where a person had been stabbed in the area of the Halifax Transit Bridge Terminal on Nantucket Avenue. Officers located a male youth in the area with what are believed to ...

Police are investigating indecent acts that occurred last week in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate indecent acts ​ Police are investigating indecent acts that occurred last week in Halifax. ​ On October 30 at approximately 5:45 a.m., a man exited a vehicle in the 7000 block of Mumford Road, approached a woman who was not known to him and exposed himself. The woman boarded ...

Do you recognize these people?

**** RCMP Media Release Do you recognize these people? On November 1, they went to Superstore in Port Hawkesbury, took a President’s Choice Pizza Oven, a Ninja Air Fryer, a Ninja Pro Blender and Ninja Nutri Cups, and left the store without paying. The theft is valued at $1,171. Anyone who recognizes them is asked ...

(Update) Police responding to weapons complaint

**** HRP Media Release Update: Frederick Avenue reopened   A man has been taken into custody in relation to the incident. Frederick Avenue has been reopened to traffic. There is no threat to public safety.   The investigation is ongoing, and we thank the public for their cooperation. Police responding to weapons complaint Police are ...

Lunenburg District RCMP rescued a missing hunter that had fallen into water near Middlewood

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP rescues missing hunter Lunenburg District RCMP rescued a missing hunter that had fallen into water near Middlewood in Lunenburg County. On November 1, 2022, at approximately 7:20 p.m., Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a report of a hunter missing from Llewllyn Rd. in Middlewood. RCMP officers learned that ...

Halifax Regional Police Association (HRPA) conducted a vote of confidence in the leadership of Chief Daniel Kinsella

**** HRPA Media Release Halifax Regional Police Association (HRPA) conducted a vote of confidence in the leadership of Chief Daniel Kinsella After 2 weeks of voting, the voter participation was 83.7%. When asked: “I have confidence in Chief Daniel Kinsella’s ability to lead the Halifax Regional Police” An overwhelming 96.6% indicated that they did not ...

RCMP Officer Not Responsible for Antigonish Fatality

**** SiRT Media Release RCMP Officer Not Responsible for Antigonish Fatality ———————————————————————– The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team released its report today regarding its investigation into the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision in Antigonish County on the evening of April 27, 2022. At approximately​ 10:35​ p.m. on April​ 27, Antigonish County District RCMP responded ...

New Glasgow Regional Police respond to stairway collapse in New Glasgow

**** New Glasgow Regional Police Release   New Glasgow Regional Police respond to stairway collapse in New Glasgow   New Glasgow Regional Police respond to a stairway collapse in New Glasgow. On November 1, 2022, at 7:55 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police received a report of stairway collapse at an apartment on Washington Street, New ...

Update: Youth involved in Cole Harbour shooting charged

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Youth involved in Cole Harbour shooting charged ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged the male youth involved in the Cole Harbour shooting with Attempt to Commit Murder. ​ On October 30, Halifax District RCMP and EHS responded to a shooting on Sedgemoor Crt. in Cole Harbour. The shooting ...

More Funding to Preserve Housing Stock, Make Repairs, Improve Accessibility

**** CNS Media Release More Funding to Preserve Housing Stock, Make Repairs, Improve Accessibility —————————————————————- More Nova Scotians will get help to make necessary repairs and adaptations so they can live comfortably at home. The Province is investing an additional $5.3 million in a variety of programs to address increased demand for support. This new ...

Pictou County District RCMP investigating break-in at fire department

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP investigating break-in at fire department Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a break-in at a volunteer fire department in Barneys River. On October 30, at approximately 11 p.m., Pictou County District RCMP responded to a report of a break-in at a volunteer fire department in Barneys River. ...

(Found) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located The 85-year-old man police requested the public’s assistance in locating earlier this morning has been located and is safe. We thank citizens and the media for their assistance and concern.   ...

Police Investigate – Forcible Confinement

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate – Forcible Confinement ​ At 4:25 p.m., yesterday, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an adult female that ran from the woods in the area of Brunt Road Harrietsfield.​ The female reported she was held against her will at a near by residence.​ Multiple Patrol officers with Emergency Response ...

Halifax District RCMP, with assistance of Halifax Regional Police, has arrested a 17-year-old male youth following a shooting early this morning in Cole Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release Police arrest male youth in relation to shooting ​ Halifax District RCMP, with assistance of Halifax Regional Police, has arrested a 17-year-old male youth following a shooting early this morning in Cole Harbour. ​ At approximately 12:40 a.m., Halifax District RCMP and EHS responded to a shooting on Sedgemoor Crt. in ...

Inverness County District RCMP responds to fatal ATV crash

**** RCMP Media Release Inverness County District RCMP responds to fatal ATV crash ​ At approximately 10:45 a.m. yesterday morning, Inverness County District RCMP was called to a single-vehicle crash on a trail off Port Malcolm Road nearest Point Tupper. RCMP officers attended the scene and found an all terrain vehicle (ATV) overturned on the ...

(Found) Update:​ Missing​ Person​ Located

**** HRP Media Release Update:​ Missing​ Person​ Located ​ The 24-year-old man police requested the public’s assistance in locating overnight on October 30, 2022 has been​ located​ safe. We thank citizens and the media for their assistance and concern. ...

A message from CBRP Chief Walsh:

**** Cape Breton Police Release A message from Chief Walsh: Over the last 10 days, we have experienced an unprecedented number of serious and high-risk incidents involving weapons in our community, and I want to acknowledge the exceptional response from the members and staff of your Cape Breton Regional Police Service. These are each isolated ...

Today marks just over two and a half years since the disappearance of the then 3-year-old Dylan Ehler

**** Truro Police Release Today marks just over two and a half years since the disappearance of the then 3-year-old Dylan Ehler Attached is an age progressed photo completed for Dylan that shows what he may look like at the age of 5-6 years old. The Truro Police Service is asking anyone that may have ...

Police are investigating x2 robberies that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth early yesterday morning. ​ At approximately 5:15 a.m. police received a report that a man had been robbed a short time earlier while withdrawing money from the ATM at the TD Bank located at 97 Portland Street. Two ...

Canadian soldier of the First World War identified

**** DND Media Release Canadian soldier of the First World War identified The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have confirmed the identification of remains recovered during​ a munitions clearing process in Vendin-le-Vieil, France, as being those of Private Harry Atherton, a Canadian soldier of the First World War. The identity ...

The Russell Lake turtle nest has been destroyed as the city pushes forward with an original design plan for a new path

Sad update – The Russell Lake turtle nest has been destroyed as the city pushes forward with an original design plan for a new path. Still awaiting a statement from HRM in regards to an email sent regarding this. Previous posts Update from the NS Turtle Patrol on protecting a turtle nest at Russell Lake. ...

Update from the NS Turtle Patrol on protecting a turtle nest at Russell Lake.

Update from the NS Turtle Patrol on protecting a turtle nest at Russell Lake. We have reached out to the HRM for information but have not heard back yet (will update) “A new wrinkle at the Russel Lake turtle nesting site. The city has sent an environmentalist to the site. They looked around didn’t see ...

Cumberland County District RCMP charge man in theft of furnace oil thanks to tips received from the public

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP charge man in theft of furnace oil thanks to tips received from the public Cumberland County District RCMP has charged a man in a theft of furnace oil incident that occurred in Parrsboro, thanks to tips received from members of the public. On October 16, 2022, Cumberland ...

Domestic Assault Charges Laid Against Cape Breton Regional Police Officer

**** SiRT Media Release Domestic Assault Charges Laid Against Cape Breton Regional Police Officer ——————————————————————————————————- The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) laid two charges of assault against Cst. Lawrence Doucette, a 52-year-old member of the Cape Breton Regional Police (CBRP). On September 23, 2022, CBRP contacted SiRT about a domestic assault against a ...

UPDATE: Eskasoni RCMP charge fifth person with attempted murder

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Eskasoni RCMP charge fifth person with attempted murder Eskasoni RCMP has charged a fifth person with attempted murder after a stabbing that occurred on Shore Rd. in Eskasoni. At approximately 4:35 a.m. on October 25, Eskasoni RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing on Shore Rd. in Eskasoni. RCMP ...

Over the last few months, there have been copper wire thefts from NSP electrical equipment across the province

**** NSP Release Over the last few months, there have been copper wire thefts from NSP electrical equipment across the province. We’re asking anyone with information about these copper wire thefts to please report it to your local RCMP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.   ...

Police charge man for break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for break and enter ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a break and enter that occurred last night in Halifax. ​ At approximately 11:30 p.m. officers responded to a report of a break and enter in progress in the 5600 block of Charles Street. A ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for sexual assault ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax yesterday. ​ On October 25 at approximately 1:20 p.m. police received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred a short time earlier in the area of the ...

Eskasoni RCMP has charged four people with attempted murder after a stabbing that occurred on Shore Rd. in Eskasoni

**** RCMP Media Release Eskasoni RCMP charge four people with attempted murder ​ Eskasoni RCMP has charged four people with attempted murder after a stabbing that occurred on Shore Rd. in Eskasoni. ​ At approximately 4:35 a.m. on October 25, Eskasoni RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing on Shore Rd. in Eskasoni. RCMP ...

RCMP seeking public assistance with 3-D printed firearm investigation

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seeking public assistance with 3-D printed firearm investigation ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the discharge of a 3-D printed firearm in East Preston. ​ On October 23, at approximately 10 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call where a woman stated she had just ...

Police have charged two men in relation to several break and enters that occurred yesterday and overnight in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men for several break and enters ​ Police have charged two men in relation to several break and enters that occurred yesterday and overnight in Halifax. ​ Today at approximately 12 a.m. police responded to a break and enter in-progress in the 5600 block of South Street. Two ...

Donald Lohnes Homicide Added to Rewards Program

**** Justice Media Release Donald  Lohnes Homicide Added to Rewards Program ———————————————————– The government is offering a reward of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the homicide of 57-year-old Donald (Donny) Derrick Lohnes. On October 25, 2020, Mr. Lohnes was attacked and robbed at his home ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The​ 40-year-old man who was reported missing from Newport Corner earlier today has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   ...

New Glasgow Regional Police charge youth with several firearm related offences.

**** New Glasgow Regional Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police charge youth with several firearm related offences. New Glasgow Regional Police has charged a youth with several firearm related offences. . On October 21, at 11:50 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police received a report of a male youth in possession of a handgun at a ...

Police charge two men in relation to shooting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men in relation to shooting ​ Police have charged two men in relation to a shooting that occurred Sunday morning in Dartmouth. ​ Yesterday at 5:27​ a.m., police responded to a report that a​ woman​ had been shot​ in the area of Portland Street and Portland Hills Drive ...

Update: Police Investigate Shooting

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police Investigate Shooting ​ Police are continuing to investigate a shooting that occurred this morning in the area of Portland Street and Portland Hills Drive in Dartmouth. ​ There is no threat to public safety and Portland Street has been reopened to traffic. Officers will remain on scene to investigate ...

Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating a serious collision that occurred on Hwy. 3 in Rhodes Corner

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP investigating serious crash Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating a serious collision that occurred on Hwy. 3 in Rhodes Corner. On October 22, 2022, at approximately 6:45 p.m., Lunenburg District RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on Hwy. 3 in Rhodes Corner. ...

Police investigate shooting

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting ​ Police are investigating a shooting that occurred this morning​ in Dartmouth At 5:27​ am, Police responded to a report that a​ woman​ had been shot​ in the area of Portland Street and Portland Hills Drive in Dartmouth. They located a 27-year-old female who had sustained non- life-threatening ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing person located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing person located safe The 37-year-old man who was last seen around Windsor was located safe in Halifax at 6:35 p.m. by an off-duty police officer. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their patience and, shares and retweets on social media.   ...

Efficiency Nova Scotia’s ability to help Nova Scotia achieve its clean energy goals will be strengthened by amendments to the Public Utilities Act

**** CNS Media Release Amendments Strengthen Efficiency Nova Scotia —————————————————————- Efficiency Nova Scotia’s ability to help Nova Scotia achieve its clean energy goals will be strengthened by amendments to the Public Utilities Act introduced today, October 21. “Efficiency Nova Scotia delivers programs that help fight climate change and save Nova Scotians money on their energy ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing youth located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located safe The 12-year-old youth who was reported missing from Bible Hill has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their shares and retweets on social media.   ...

(Update) There is a police presence in the area of Mount Pleasant Avenue in Dartmouth.

**** HRP Media Release Update: Hold and secure lifted The hold and secure at Crichton Park Elementary school has been lifted. ​ There is no threat to public safety. The investigation is ongoing, and we thank the public for their cooperation.     There is a police presence in the area of Mount Pleasant Avenue ...

Large gas leak evacuated part of Dartmouth area

Residents on Linden Lea and surrounding areas were evacuated after a big gas leak occurred at a construction zone. Fire with Heritage Gas are on scene. Heritage Gas was able to locate and dig a shut off valve. After more than a hour some residents have been allowed back in. Traffic was also rerouted in ...

Halifax District RCMP has arrested five youths in a group assault that occurred in the Berry Hill Subdivision

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrest five youths in assaults from September Halifax District RCMP has arrested five youths in a group assault that occurred in the Berry Hill Subdivision in Middle Sackville in September 2022. On September 6, 2022, Halifax District RCMP received a report of a video circulating on social media ...

(Found) Missing patient located

**** NSHA Media Release ​ Missing patient located ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...

(Update) There is police presence in the area of Dartmouth High, John Martin Junior High and Woodlawn High schools

**** HRP Media Release Police presence in Dartmouth Update: Hold and secure lifted The hold and secure at Dartmouth High and John Martin Junior High schools has been lifted. There is no threat to public safety. The investigation is ongoing, and we thank the public for their cooperation. . There is police presence in the ...

Have you seen this Seadoo and trailer?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this Seadoo and trailer? The blue 2018 Seadoo GTX230 and Karavan trailer were stolen from South Side Rd. in Centerville, Shelburne County between 4 p.m. on Oct. 11 and 3 a.m. on Oct. 12. The Seadoo’s VIN is YDV10377B818 and the Karavan trailer’s VIN is 5KTWS1317JF549654. The trailer ...

Have you seen this SUV?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this SUV? On October 16, 2022, between 9:30 and 9:45 p.m., this GMC Jimmy, with an orange light bar on top, was seen parked at a medical clinic on Jenks Ave. in Parrsboro, Municipality of Cumberland. The driver of the vehicle was stealing furnace oil from the oil ...

Police investigate suspicious circumstances / Police investigate robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious circumstances ​ Police are investigating suspicious circumstances that occurred yesterday evening in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 7:30 p.m. a youth was walking in the area of Belle Vista Drive and Spring Avenue when a vehicle stopped beside her. The man driving the vehicle spoke to her and offered ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred yesterday afternoon in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in robbery Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred yesterday afternoon in Halifax. On October 17 at approximately 2:25 p.m. police responded to a robbery at the Petro Canada located at 124 Kearney Lake Road. A man entered the store, showed the employee a ...

Police charge man with firearms offences

**** HRP Media Release   Police charge man with firearms offences   Police have charged a man with firearm offences in relation to an investigation in Dartmouth on Sunday morning.   On October 16 at approximately 1:15 a.m. police received a report of three men entering driveways and trying the handles of motor vehicles in ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing person located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing person located safe The 72-year-old woman who was reported missing from Mavillette early this morning, and who was the subject of a Vulnerable Missing Person Alert, has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their shares and retweets on social media.   ...

Police investigating assault with a weapon

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating assault with a weapon ​ Police are currently on scene of an assault with a weapon in the area of 278 Lacewood Drive in Halifax.​ ​ At 2:15 p.m. police received a report of an assault with a weapon involving a knife. Officers arrived on scene and located a ...

Annapolis District RCMP investigate break-in at cottage, remind property owners to secure their cottages for the winter

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP investigate break-in at cottage, remind property owners to secure their cottages for the winter Annapolis District RCMP is investigating after a break-in at a cottage in New Albany and would like to remind property owners to secure their cottages for the winter. On October 11, 2022, Annapolis District ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Hammonds Plains earlier today has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   ...

Police arrest man in​ Stolen Vehicle

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest man in​ Stolen Vehicle At approximately 2:45 p.m. on October 16th​ members of Halifax Regional Police​ noticed a vehicle that had previously been reported stolen in Pictou County heading​ inbound to Halifax on​ Old Sambro Road.​ ​ Patrol members​ attempted to conduct a traffic stop but the vehicle fled.​ ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Robert Jeffries

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Robert Jeffries Halifax District RCMP​ is asking for the public’s assistance in locating​ 55-year-old Robert Jeffries who was last seen on October 5 in Highfield Park, Dartmouth. Jeffries is described as 5-foot-5, 170lbs, brown and grey hair and blue eyes. No clothing description is available. When ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Alma earlier today has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Cumberland County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge two men with firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge two men with firearms offences The Cumberland County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has charged two men with firearms offences after a search warrant was executed in Springhill. On October 12, 2022, as part of an ongoing investigation, members of the Cumberland ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing youth located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located safe The 15-year-old who was reported missing from Kingston yesterday, has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their shares and retweets on social media.   ...

Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred in Dartmouth tonight. On October 13, 2022, at approximately 5:36 p.m., police responded to a report that a man had been stabbed in the 0-100 block area of Albro Lake Rd in Dartmouth.​ ​ Officers located the 51-year-old victim suffering from non-life threatening injuries. ...

Gas prediction for overnight

Gas prediction for overnight   Thursday, October 13, 2022 Gas up 4.4 cents. Diesel up 11.5 cents ...

Cumberland County District RCMP charge man with firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP charge man with firearms offences Cumberland County District RCMP has charged a man with firearms offences after an incident on Hwy. 104 in Upper Nappan. On October 11, 2022, at approximately 12:20 p.m., Cumberland County District RCMP responded to a report of a traffic hazard on Hwy. ...

Police are investigating two indecent acts that occurred last week

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate indecent acts ​ Police are investigating two indecent acts that occurred last week. ​ On October 7 at approximately 7:30 p.m., police received a report that a man had just committed an indecent act while in his vehicle in a parking lot in the 6900 block of Mumford Road ...

Investigators appeal for information in relation to sexual assault investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Investigators appeal for information in relation to sexual assault investigation ​ Investigators in the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for information in relation to a sexual assault that occurred near Metropolitan Ave. in Lower Sackville. ​ On October 7, Halifax District RCMP received a complaint of a sexual assault ...

Police continue to investigate robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate robbery ​ Police are continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth in August and are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. ​ On August 15 at approximately 9 p.m. police responded to a robbery in-progress at the No Frills located at 118 Wyse ...

Colchester County District RCMP has charged a man with multiple offences after an incident that began at a pharmacy on Main St. in Tatamagouche

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester County District RCMP charge man with multiple offences Colchester County District RCMP has charged a man with multiple offences after an incident that began at a pharmacy on Main St. in Tatamagouche. On October 11, 2022, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Colchester County District RCMP responded to a report of mischief ...

(Caught) Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested The man who was wanted out of Mount Uniacke on a province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their shares and re-tweet on social ​ East Hants District RCMP has obtained a warrant ...

Update – This information was sent to us about an upcoming community search for Devon

This information was sent to us about an upcoming community search for Devon   New meeting spot ” There is a search Oct, 23 at 10Am, meeting place at 111 Drysdale Rd (Spryfield Rink) . All are welcome to join. We need to find my baby cousin thanks so much” ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found deceased The​ 51-year-old man who was reported missing from Porters Lake  has been found deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature, however the investigation is ongoing. Our thoughts are with the man’s family at this difficult time. ...

Police Investigate Break & Enter and Robbery, Arrest Suspects in Both

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect At 12:12 a.m., Halifax Regional Police and a Police Service Dog responded to a report of a Break & Enter in progress at Famous Curry Garden, 5687 Charles Street, Halifax. Callers reported two suspects in black attempting to break into the restaurant.​ Officers arrived within ...

RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit locates human remains in Springfield

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit locates human remains in Springfield RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit has located human remains in Springfield. On October 8, RCMP officers began searching a property on Hastings Rd and located human remains. The search was part of an ongoing investigation. Investigators believe the incident was ...

Annapolis District RCMP respond to noise complaint involving self-proclaimed freedom fighters

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP respond to noise complaint involving self-proclaimed freedom fighters Annapolis District RCMP responded to a noise complaint that occurred on a property, near Hwy. 10 in Nictaux, involving self- proclaimed Freedom Fighters. On October 8, 2022, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Annapolis District RCMP responded to a noise complaint at ...

Colchester County District RCMP has charged a man in relation to shots fired at a home

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge a man in relation to shots fired at a home ​ Colchester County District RCMP has charged a man in relation to shots fired at a home on McLeod Rd. in Manganese Mines. ​ On October 9, 2022, at approximately 1 a.m., Colchester County District RCMP, Pictou County District RCMP, Millbrook RCMP ...

Halifax Regional Police charge a man in relation to suspicious incidents in Dartmouth last weekend

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police charge a man in relation to suspicious incidents in Dartmouth last weekend Halifax Regional Police have charged a man in relation to suspicious incidents that occurred in Dartmouth last weekend. In three incidents a man not known to the respective homeowners entered properties and looked in the windows ...

Police investigate robbery – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax On October 10th at approximately 11:12 p.m.  police responded to a robbery at the Needs Convenience store located at 6130 Chebucto Road. A man entered the store, caused damage to a door that leads behind the counter and demanded money and cigarettes from the clerk. The suspect then ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man is safe and no longer missing

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man is safe and no longer missing The​ 51-year-old man who was reported missing from Middle Sackville, on October 9, is safe and no longer missing. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Police are investigating a​ stabbing​ that occurred Saturday night in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate​ stabbing ​ Police are investigating a​ stabbing​ that occurred Saturday night in Halifax. ​ On October 9th at approximately 12:55​ a.m., officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 0-100 block of Sussex Street, Halifax. Police attended and were originally not able to locate a victim or suspect. The ...

Police investigate Assault of a Paramedic – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Assault of a Paramedic – Halifax At 8:23 p.m., on October 7th, Halifax Regional Police responded to report of an assault of a paramedic at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital Emergency Department, 1799 Robie Street Halifax.​ Emergency Health Services (EHS) reported an adult male patient was physically aggressive and ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing woman located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located safe The​ 26-year-old woman who was reported missing from Port Hawkesbury yesterday has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Halifax District RCMP charge a man following an Assault with a Weapon

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP charge a man following an Assault with a Weapon ​ Halifax District RCMP has charged one man in relation to weapon offences that occurred on Clarence St. in North Preston. ​ On October 6, at approximately​ 10:30 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of an assault ...

Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred last month in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate sexual assault ​ Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred last month in Dartmouth. ​ On September 16 police received a report of a sexual assault that occurred on September 2 at approximately 12:20 p.m. near Ferry Terminal Park. A man approached a woman, who was not known ...

West Hants RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge three people with drug offences

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge three people with drug offences The West Hants RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has charged three people with drug trafficking offences in Ardoise. On October 5, 2022, as part of an ongoing drug investigation, West Hants RCMP SCEU, with assistance from West ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Sheila Madore

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Sheila Madore Tomorrow marks the second anniversary of Sheila Madore being reported missing to police and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate her murder Sheila was reported missing to police on October 8, 2020 and she was ...

Inverness County District RCMP charge two men and are seeking information on other suspects in a home invasion

**** RCMP Media Release Inverness County District RCMP charge two men and are seeking information on other suspects in a home invasion ​ Inverness County District RCMP has charged two men and are seeking information on other suspects in a home invasion that occurred on Tower Rd. in Mulgrave. ​ On October 1, 2022, at ...

Police charge a man and a youth in relation to dangerous driving and a break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police charge a man and a youth in relation to dangerous driving and a break and enter ​ Police have charged a man and a youth in relation to dangerous driving and a break and enter that occurred in Bedford early this morning. ​ At approximately 2 a.m. officers responded to ...

Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred earlier this week in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate sexual assault ​ Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred earlier this week in Halifax. ​ Police received a report of a sexual assault that occurred on October 4 at approximately 1 p.m. on the Mainland Commons trail near Westridge Drive. A man approached a 15-year-old male youth ...

RCMP investigating theft of firearms in Greenhill

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating theft of firearms in Greenhill Pictou County District RCMP is investigating the theft of firearms from a home on Salem Rd. in Greenhill. On October 3, 2022, at approximately 5:40 p.m., Pictou County District RCMP responded to a report of a break-in at a home on Salem Rd. in ...

Sentenced Woman Prohibited from Owning Animals for 10 Years

**** NS SPCA Release Sentenced Woman Prohibited from Owning Animals for 10 Years Belinda Singer, 42, from Noel, has been sentenced for animal cruelty under the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia. Singer was convicted in Shubenacadie Provincial Court on September 15, 2022, for one count of permitting an animal to be in distress, contrary to ...

Colchester County District RCMP has charged a man with arson after a residential fire in Bible Hill.

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester County District RCMP charge man with arson Colchester County District RCMP has charged a man with arson after a residential fire in Bible Hill. On October 1, 2022, at approximately 3:45 a.m., Colchester County District RCMP and fire were dispatched to a report of a residential fire on Wild Chance ...

Police investigate three incidents of suspicious circumstances

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate three incidents of suspicious circumstances ​ Police are investigating three incidents of suspicious circumstances that occurred in Dartmouth over the weekend. ​ In all three incidents a man not known to the homeowner entered the property and looked in the windows of the home. The first incident occurred on ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a firearms investigation in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with firearms offences ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a firearms investigation in Halifax. ​ Yesterday at approximately 9:15 p.m. members of the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by Emergency Response Team members, stopped a vehicle in Halifax in ...

Police continue to investigate the disappearance of Devon Sinclair Marsman

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the disappearance of Devon Sinclair Marsman Halifax Regional Police is continuing to investigate the disappearance of 16-year-old Devon Sinclair Marsman.​ Devon was last heard from the week of February 21, 2022 and was reported missing to police on March 4, 2022. ​ Devon is described as an African Nova Scotian youth, approximately ...

Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred at a Halifax high school

***’ HRP Media Release Police investigate stabbing ​ Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred at a Halifax high school this afternoon. ​ At approximately 3:30 p.m. officers responded to a disturbance outside Halifax West High School at 283 Thomas Raddall Avenue. A group of approximately 50 youths were fighting at that location. A male ...

Police charge man for break and enter and animal cruelty

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for break and enter and animal cruelty ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a break and enter that occurred in Dartmouth last week. ​ On September 29 at approximately 11:40 p.m., police received a call from a man who wanted to turn himself in to ...

Do you know any of these people?

**** RCMP Media Release Do you know any of these people? On September 19, this trio attended the Eden Golf Club on Culloden Rd. in Mount Pleasant and stole three golf carts. The first man was wearing brown pants, a dark t-shirt and a black jacket with white accent lines. The second man was dressed ...

Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Saturday night in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate​ stabbing ​ Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Saturday night in Halifax. ​ At approximately 10:20 p.m., officers were in the area of Jennings and Larch streets when they were approached by a 19-year-old man who had injuries consistent with having been stabbed. Due to safety concerns, paramedics ...

UPDATE: Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit investigating Barry Albert’s disappearance

**** RCMP Media Release   UPDATE: Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit investigating Barry Albert’s disappearance RCMP continue to investigate Barry Albert’s disappearance, which was reported on August 28, 2022. On August 28, 2022, Lunenburg District RCMP received a report that Barry Albert was missing, and was last seen on August 21, 2022 in Bridgewater. ​ As ...

(Found) Please be advised the patient reported missing on Oct. 4 has been located and returned to a Dartmouth hospital

**** NSHA Media Release Update Please be advised the patient reported missing on Oct. 4 has been located and returned to a Dartmouth hospital. We thank those who assisted in Ms. Jacquard’s safe return.​ ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 30 Belmont Avenue, Dartmouth

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary 30 Belmont Avenue, Dartmouth  September 17, 2022 This fire involved a residential house.  There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be smoking material. The area of origin was determined to be a bedroom. There were operating smoke alarms. The cause of this fire is classified ...

New Glasgow Regional Police has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged in a Criminal Harassment from June 2022

**** New Glasgow Police Release Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant New Glasgow Regional Police has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged in a Criminal Harassment from June 2022 and who has since failed to comply with conditions of his release. David Blair Tobin-Chisholm, 35, of Pictou County is charged with ...

Fraud and identity fraud investigation leads to multiple arrests

**** Amherst Police Release Fraud and identity fraud investigation leads to multiple arrests A fraud and identity fraud investigation conducted by the Amherst Police Department’s Major Crime Unit has resulted in the arrest of five people. Arrested were: Kristyn Elizabeth Walton, 34, of Amherst, N.S. She has been charged with fraud under Section 380(1)(a) of ...

The RCMP is asking for the public’s help in solving a suspicious fire at Windsor’s Downeast Motel

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seeks information about suspicious fire at Downeast Motel The RCMP is asking for the public’s help in solving a suspicious fire at Windsor’s Downeast Motel. On September 30, at approximately 10:45 p.m., West Hants District RCMP and fire services responded to an active blaze at 4212 Hwy. 1. Upon arrival, ...

Pictou County District RCMP arrest two men following altercation in Hedgeville

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP arrest two men following altercation in Hedgeville   At approximately 4:30 p.m. on September 30, Pictou County District RCMP, along with the RCMP Emergency Response Team and Police Dog Services, responded to a report of a disturbance involving a firearm on Hedgeville Road in Hedgeville, Pictou County. ...

To honour Women’s History Month, we remember the sacrifice of Captain Nichola Goddard of 1st Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

**** Canadian Army Release To honour Women’s History Month, we remember the sacrifice of Captain Nichola Goddard of 1st Royal Canadian Horse Artillery. Captain Nichola Goddard, a forward observer with the 1st Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, lost her life during ground offensive operations in Kandahar on May 17, 2006. She was the first Canadian female ...

Please call 902-678-3378 if you have any information about this damage caused overnight on Saturday October 1st

**** Info via Kentville Police It’s very disappointing this morning to see that someone (or a group of someones) destroyed an entire display of Pumpkin People, including smashing the built props, in the east end last night. Our apologies to any visitors who travelled here to kentville to see these today. We were so happy ...

(Update) Update: Missing woman found

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing woman found The 26-year-old female who was reported missing earlier today from Truro Heights has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and shares on social media. ...

Police were dispatch to several reports of a large disturbance involving weapons at the Mumford Road bus terminal

**** HRP Media Release Police Respond to Weapons Complaint At 9:59PM,​ members of Halifax Regional Police were dispatch to several reports of a large disturbance involving weapons at the Mumford Road bus terminal, situated at 7000 Mumford Road, Halifax.​ ​ Police located a victim of an assault with minor injuries. The investigation is on-going and ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a theft of tools

**** RCMP Media Release Do you know these two men? Halifax District RCMP is investigating a theft of tools. On September 7, 2022, the two men attended a hardware store, on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville, and stole tools valued at $1,200. An employee of the store was assaulted while attempting to stop the men ...

Police charge man with firearms and drug offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with firearms and drug offences ​ Police have charged a man with weapons and drug offences in relation to a search in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 4:30 p.m. members of the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of a residence in the ...

Applications for New Fiona-Related Financial Support Open

**** EMO Media Release Applications for New Fiona-Related Financial Support Open ————————————————– The Province has launched a new website where Nova Scotians can now apply for financial assistance in the aftermath of hurricane Fiona. Residents, business owners and non-profit organizations can find details on the types of assistance available and apply at: https://novascotia.ca/hurricane-fiona-support/ “We’re making it ...

Police responded to a robbery at the Walmart on Chain Lake Drive

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery   Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred earlier this week in Halifax.   On September 27 at approximately 9:15 p.m. officers responded to a robbery at the Walmart at 220 Chain Lake Drive.  A man entered the store, stole merchandise and assaulted an employee when ...

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**** NS SPCA Release Our hearts are breaking seeing the damage and devastation from Hurricane Fiona. But in tough times like these, it is inspiring to see our community come together. 💙 Thank you to everyone who is working long days and even longer nights to bring comfort and safety to families. We are grateful ...

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax earlier this month

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax earlier this month. ​ On September 16 at approximately 1:25 p.m. officers responded to a robbery at the Canadian Tire store at 194 Chain Lake Drive. A woman entered the store, stole merchandise, and sprayed an ...

UPDATE: Missing woman located deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located deceased Cynthia Flemming, 32, who was reported missing from Bible Hill on September 2, 2022, was located deceased on September 27, in Truro. The investigation into Cynthia’s disappearance and death is ongoing, with assistance from the Truro Police Service, and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office. ...

Province Calls on Federal Government to Ensure Telecommunications Co-operation, Transparency

**** CNS Media Release Province Calls on Federal Government to Ensure Telecommunications Co-operation, Transparency —————————————————————- Premier Tim Houston is calling on telecommunications companies to be more collaborative with the Emergency Management Office (NSEMO) and transparent with Nova Scotians, and for the federal government to hold them accountable to Atlantic Canadians impacted by hurricane Fiona. Premier ...

Evacuation Begins at Cape Breton SPCA Shelter

**** NS SPCA Release View this email in your browser Evacuation Begins at Cape Breton SPCA Shelter Due to the extreme devastation in Cape Breton from Hurricane Fiona, the Nova Scotia SPCA is starting to relocate animals from their shelter on East Broadway. Five dogs and 27 cats will be transported from Cape Breton to ...

Meteghan RCMP investigating break-in at a church

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan RCMP investigating break-in at a church Meteghan RCMP are investigating a break-in that occurred at a church on Hwy. 1 in Church Point. On September 18, 2022, Meteghan RCMP responded to a report of a break-in that had occurred at a church on Hwy. 1 in Church Point. RCMP officers ...

Police continue to seek public assistance locating missing man

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to seek public assistance locating missing man Today marks the second anniversary of the disappearance of Ryan James Jessop and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. Ryan has not been in contact with family members since September 2020. This is out ...

Police are asking for public assistance in the Patrick Wayne Stay homicide investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police are asking for public assistance in the Patrick Wayne Stay homicide investigation Investigators with the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public assistance in obtaining photos or videos from the night of Patrick Wayne Stay’s murder. On September 4 at approximately 12:35 a.m. officers ...

NASA’s DART Mission Hits Asteroid in First-Ever Planetary Defense Test

**** NASA Media Release NASA’s DART Mission Hits Asteroid in First-Ever Planetary Defense Test After 10 months flying in space, NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) – the world’s first planetary defense technology demonstration – successfully impacted its asteroid target on Monday, the agency’s first attempt to move an asteroid in space. Did you catch ...

Police charge man with robbery and assault with weapon at Halifax Shopping Centre

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with robbery and assault with weapon at Halifax Shopping Centre ​ Halifax Regional Police charged a man in connection with a robbery that occurred on September 26 in Halifax. ​ At 6:30 p.m. on September 26, there was a robbery at the Charm Diamond Centre located at 7001 ...

UPDATE on search for missing Lower Prospect man

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE on search for missing Lower Prospect man The 81-year-old man who was reported missing in Lower Prospect is believed to have been swept out to sea during Post-tropical storm Fiona. On September 24, 2022, Halifax District RCMP​ responded to a report of a missing man. 81-year-old Larry Smith of Lower ...

Missing Person: Armand Okur

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Armand Okur Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 44-year-old man.​ ​ Armand Okur was last seen in the area of Caledonia Road in Dartmouth on September 24 and was reported missing to police on September 25. Armand is described as approximately 5’8” to 5’9” tall, ...

Child located after extensive Pictou County search

**** RCMP Media Release Child located after extensive Pictou County search ​ The 4-year-old child who was reported missing on East River East Side Rd. in Springville was located after an extensive search in Pictou County. ​ On September 24, 2022, at approximately 5:25 p.m., Pictou County District RCMP received a report of a 4-year-old ...

Kings District RCMP investigating attempted armed robbery

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP investigating attempted armed robbery Kings District RCMP is investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred at a convenience store on Hwy. 1 in Aylesford. On September 24, 2022, at approximately 6:20 p.m., Kings District RCMP responded to a report of an attempted armed robbery that had just occurred ...

(Found) Grady was found safe at approximately 9 a.m. this morning

**** RCMP Media Release Update 9:50 a.m. – Grady was found safe at approximately 9 a.m. this morning.   He was located in a field alongside a wooded area about 2 kilometres away from his residence. EHS attended to assess and treat Grady for signs of exposure. Thank you to the ground search and rescue ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Larry Smith

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Larry Smith Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 81-year-old Larry Smith, who was reported missing at approximately 3:25 p.m. today in Lower Prospect. Smith was last spoken to on the evening of September 23. Smith is described small in stature with a ...

HRP are investigating an injured person incident that occurred during the early morning hours in Dartmouth. ​

****HRP Media Release Weapons Call Members of the Patrol Division and the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an injured person incident that occurred during the early morning hours in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 1:09 a.m., police responded to a report of a male with a gunshot wound in the 40 block of Hastings Drive. ...

Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating another suspicious fire that occurred in the Leamington area of Cumberland County

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating another suspicious fire Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating another suspicious fire that occurred in the Leamington area of Cumberland County. On September 22, 2022, at approximately 6:15 p.m., Cumberland County District RCMP and the Springhill Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of a ...

Antigonish County District RCMP seeking to identify persons of interest

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish County District RCMP seeking to identify persons of interest Antigonish County District RCMP is seeking to identify persons of interest in a break and enter that occurred on Hwy. 316 in Saint Andrews. On June 5, 2022, at approximately 3 a.m., Antigonish County District RCMP responded to a report of ...

Simon Morrison Homicide Added to Rewards Program

**** Justice Media Release Simon Morrison Homicide Added to Rewards Program —————————————————————- The government is offering a reward of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the homicide of 18-year-old Simon Morrison of Halifax. Early on April 16, 2022, a shooting on Brunswick Street prompted multiple 911 ...

Police are continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred in Halifax earlier this year and are now releasing the suspect’s photo

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate robbery Police are continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred in Halifax earlier this year and are now releasing the suspect’s photo. On July 6 at approximately 8:20 a.m. police responded to a robbery at the Needs Convenience store located at 6130 Chebucto Road. A man entered the ...

Extension for Judge to Conclude Desmond Fatality Inquiry

**** Justice Media Release Extension for Judge to Conclude Desmond Fatality Inquiry ——————————————————- The conclusion of the Desmond Fatality Inquiry has been extended to allow Judge Warren Zimmer to continue his work. The new date is December 31, though the final report is expected to be complete before then. The extension, from September 30, was ...

Guysborough County District RCMP seeking information in mischief investigations

**** RCMP Media Release Guysborough County District RCMP seeking information in mischief investigations Guysborough County District RCP is seeking information to further multiple mischief investigations, that they believe are related, in relation to incidents that occurred in Lincolnville and Upper Big Tracadie. On September 17, 2022, at approximately 11:15 a.m., Antigonish County District RCMP received ...

Police responded to a sudden death this morning in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police respond to sudden death   Police responded to a sudden death this morning in Dartmouth. At approximately 10:15 a.m. police responded to a report of an unresponsive person behind a business in the 0-100 block of Tacoma Drive in Dartmouth. Officers attended and located a man who was deceased. The ...

RCMP continue to investigate the disappearance of Kenley Matheson

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP continue to investigate the disappearance of Kenley Matheson Today marks 30 years since the disappearance of 20-year-old Allan “Kenley” Matheson from Wolfville. In September 1992, Kenley was a student at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. During his first two weeks of university, he had travelled with some friends to Corkum’s ...

Report Released Re: Charge Against RCMP Officer

**** SiRT Media Release Report Released Re: Charge Against RCMP Officer ———————————————————————- The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released its report today in relation to an RCMP officer charged with obstruction. On May 16, 2022, SiRT was contacted by the RCMP regarding an incident that occurred on May 14th, 2022, on Highway 104. After ...

RCMP charge men in incidents in Antigonish and Pictou Counties

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge men in incidents in Antigonish and Pictou Counties Antigonish County District RCMP and Pictou County District RCMP charge two men in a break-in that occurred in Antigonish. On September 18, 2022, at approximately 7:40 a.m., Antigonish County District RCMP responded to a report of a break-in at a construction ...

Police charge man with multiple incidents of property damage

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with multiple incidents of property damage ​ Police have charged a man in relation to multiple incidents of property damage that occurred in Halifax last week. ​ On September 15 at approximately 12:15 a.m. officers responded to the 5600 block of Spring Garden Road for reports of a ...

Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant 

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant  West Hants District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged in a robbery from June 2022 and who has since failed to comply with conditions of his release. ​ Andrew Scott Barker,​ 45, of Brooklyn, is charged with Robbery, Possession of ...

Province Sets Offshore Wind Target

**** CNS Media Release Province Sets Offshore Wind Target —————————————————————– The Province has set a target to offer leases for five gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030 to support its budding green hydrogen industry. “Setting this target sends a clear signal to the world that Nova Scotia is open for business and becoming an ...

UPDATE: Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in homicide investigation

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in homicide investigation ​ The Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in relation to a homicide investigation in East Preston. ​ On August 30, 2022, at approximately​ 6:45 p.m., Halifax District RCMP ...

Halifax Regional Police responded to a Weapons call at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons complaint  At 12:43 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a Weapons call at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, 1796 Summer Street Halifax, for a report of a male patient brandishing a knife.  The hospital did activate a security lock down. Multiple officers responded and quickly located and detained the patient ...

Police Investigate Weapons Call – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call – Dartmouth At 7:46 p.m., on the 17th of September, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Break & Enter with possible gunshots, in the 0-100 block of Faulkner Street Dartmouth.​ ​ Three males were observed fleeing on foot in an unknown direction.​ ​ Multiple patrol officers and ...

Annapolis District RCMP arrest man for weapons offences

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP arrest man for weapons offences Annapolis District RCMP, with assistance from Digby RCMP, has arrested a man for weapons offences following an incident in Cornwallis Park. On September 15, 2022, at approximately 5:50 p.m., Annapolis District RCMP received a report of an agitated man in a driveway on ...

Lunenburg District RCMP arrests woman in dangerous boating incident

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP arrests woman in dangerous boating incident Lunenburg District RCMP has arrested a woman after a dangerous boating incident in East River Point. On September 15, 2022, at approximately 4:20 p.m., Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a report of a woman who was falsely activating the emergency beacon on ...

(Found) Missing Person: Bonnie Lee Andrews – LOCATED

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Bonnie Lee Andrews – LOCATED Update – Bonnie Lee Andrews has been located.​ Halifax Regional Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance ...

Police are investigating an assault and an arson that occurred in Halifax overnight

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate assault and arson ​ Police are investigating an assault and an arson that occurred in Halifax overnight. ​ At approximately 11:55 p.m. last night, officers responded to the 5600 block of Kaye Street to a report of an assault. A man threw an object at another man who was ...

Police are investigating an arson that occurred in Halifax last night

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate arson   Police are investigating an arson that occurred in Halifax last night. At approximately 10 p.m. officers responded with members of Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency to a fire at the café inside the Public Gardens at 5771 Spring Garden Road. There were no reported injuries, and the ...

Eisner Cove Appeals Dismissed

**** CNS Media Release Eisner Cove Appeals Dismissed —————————————————————- Environment and Climate Change Minister Timothy Halman has dismissed two appeals of an approval related to a portion of wetland in the Eisner Cove-Mount Hope area of Dartmouth. After a thorough review and analysis of the appellants’ claims and the A.J. LeGrow Holdings Ltd. application, the ...

Kings District RCMP is investigating a suspicious fire at a building on Main St. in Wolfville

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP is investigating a suspicious fire at a building on Main St. in Wolfville ​ On September 16, at approximately 5:20 a.m., Kings District RCMP and the Wolfville Fire Department responded to a fire at a building on Main St. in Wolfville. RCMP officers learned that the building is ...

Police investigate robbery Charm Diamond 

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Charm Diamond  At approximately 5:48 PM,  Halifax Regional Police received multiple 911 calls, reporting that there were two gun shots heard near Charm Diamond Center within MicMac Mall, situated at 21 MicMac Bvld, Dartmouth. Members of Patrol Division responded and secured the scene .  It has been determined ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax earlier this year

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for sexual assault Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax earlier this year. At the time of the assault, the man posed as a loss prevention officer at a department store. On July 15 police received a report of a ...

Police investigate assaults and property damage

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate assaults and property damage   Police are investigating assaults and incidents of property damage that occurred in Halifax early this morning.   At approximately 12:15 a.m. officers responded to the 5600 block of Spring Garden Road for reports of a man who was damaging property and assaulting people. He ...

Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate sexual assault Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred yesterday in Dartmouth. Police received a report of a sexual assault that occurred at approximately 11:45 a.m. on the pathway near Jayden Dive and Elwin Crescent. A man approached a 15-year-old girl who was not known to him and ...

Missing Person: Amos Chika Amos-Esonwanne

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Amos Chika Amos-Esonwanne Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 23-year-old man.​ Amos Chika Amos-Esonwanne was last heard from in June and was reported missing to police earlier this week. Amos is described as a Black man, approximately 6’ tall, with short black hair and brown ...

Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate break and enter ​ Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred in Halifax earlier this month. ​ On September 5, police received a report of a break and enter that had occurred at a residence on Rufus Avenue. Sometime between September 3 and 5, suspect(s) broke into ...

Halifax Regional Police have charged two people in relation to an incident that occurred earlier this year at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people in relation to incident at a correctional facility   Halifax Regional Police have charged two people in relation to an incident that occurred earlier this year at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth.   On July 18, police received a report of an assault that had ...

Lunenburg District RCMP has charged a man and arrested another, after a theft of multiple Sea Doos

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP charge man and arrest another after Sea Doo thefts ​ Lunenburg District RCMP has charged a man and arrested another, after a theft of multiple Sea Doos on Hwy. 325 in Oakhill. ​ On September 10, 2022, at approximately 11:50 a.m., Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a report ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 3 Glenmore Avenue, Halifax / 2709 Highway 7, Lake Echo

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for 3 Glenmore Avenue, Halifax September 5, 2022 This fire involved a single unit dwelling.  There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be smoking material.  The area of origin was determined to be a recreation room. There were operating smoke alarms. The cause of ...

Toronto – Devastating Loss of An Officer By Ron Fanfair

**** Toronto Police Release Devastating Loss of An Officer By Ron Fanfair A Toronto Police officer was allegedly ambushed and fatally shot while on a lunch break during a training exercise. On September 12, at around 2.15 p.m., Constable Andrew Hong, of Traffic Services, stopped in the area of Argentia Rd. and Winston Churchill Blvd. ...

(Caught) Truro Police Service is looking to locate and arrest Claude Levi Maloney

**** Truro Police Release ****Update**** This morning the Truro Police Service arrested Claude Levi Maloney without incident. A warrant was issued for Mr. Maloney as he is the suspect in a serious assault which occurred Friday, September 9, 2022, in downtown Truro. Mr. Maloney is currently in Truro Police custody and will appear in Provincial ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The​ 49-year-old man who was reported missing from Bloomington today has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Annapolis District RCMP investigating serious ATV collision / Pictou County District RCMP respond to swimmers in distress

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP investigating serious ATV collision Annapolis District RCMP is investigating a serious collision that occurred on a trail near Hwy. 10 in New Albany. On September 10, at approximately 12:50 p.m., Annapolis District RCMP, fire services, and EHS responded to a report of a collision on a trail near Hwy. 10 ...

Police lay charges in Patrick Wayne Stay homicide investigation 

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges in Patrick Wayne Stay homicide investigation  Police have charged a man in relation to the homicide of Patrick Wayne Stay that occurred earlier this month in Halifax. At approximately 12:35 a.m. on September 4, officers located a man who had been stabbed in the area of the 1600 block of ...

Today marks the 21st anniversary of 9/11

**** HRP Media Release Today marks the 21st anniversary of 9/11   We remember those who lost their lives & salute the brave first responders who faced unimaginable hazards to rescue lives that day & who worked tirelessly in the long & difficult recovery efforts. . Via HRFE – We remember the victims of the ...

Police responded to a call for a commercial robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Armed Robbery. On September 11, 2022 at 2:20 am Halifax Regional Police responded to a call for a commercial robbery that took place at the Needs Convenience located at 33 Herring Cove Road, Halifax. It was reported that a suspect entered the store, produced a black handgun, demanding money.  ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing youth located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located safe The​ 12-year-old youth who was reported missing from Port Hawkesbury this evening has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing child located

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing child located The 7-year-old child who was reported missing from New Minas this evening has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Police arrest man in the homicide of Patrick Wayne Stay

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest man in the homicide of Patrick Wayne Stay Investigators in the Criminal Investigation Division have arrested a man in relation to the homicide of Patrick Wayne Stay. At approximately 12:35 a.m. on September 4, officers located a man who had been stabbed in the area of the 1600 block of Lower ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing woman located deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located decease Cynthia Flemming, 32, who was reported missing from Bible Hill on September 2, 2022, was located deceased on September 27, in Truro. The investigation into Cynthia’s disappearance and death is ongoing, with assistance from the Truro Police Service, and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office. . ...

Police are asking for public assistance in the Patrick Wayne Stay homicide investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police are asking for public assistance in the Patrick Wayne Stay homicide investigation Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a cellphone. On September 4 at approximately 12:35 a.m., police located a man in the 1600 block of Lower Water Street who had ...

HRP’s Operation Fall-Back highlights community safety

**** HRP Media Release HRP’s Operation Fall-Back highlights community safety   As students arrive for a new school year, Halifax Regional Police’s Operation Fall-Back campaign is now underway. During this time, officers will highlight public safety in university neighbourhoods through education and patrols. Since its launch in 2004, HRP’s Operation Fall-Back campaign has focused on ...

Truro Police Service patrol officers received a call of a suspicious person on Braemar Court

***’ Truro Police Release Overnight, shortly after 3 am, Truro Police Service patrol officers received a call of a suspicious person on Braemar Court. Officers responded and apprehended a 27-year-old male from Truro for breaking into vehicles. The male is facing charges of breaching a conditional sentence order and for trespassing at night. We encourage ...

Cumberland County District RCMP investigating another suspicious fire

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP investigating another suspicious fire Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating another suspicious fire that in River Phillip. On September 9, 2022, at approximately 2:20 a.m., Cumberland County District RCMP and the Collingwood Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at an old church ...

Death of Her Majesty The Queen

**** Lt-Gov Release Death of Her Majesty The Queen —————————————————————- The Lieutenant-Governor has received official word confirming the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada. On behalf of all Nova Scotians, the Lieutenant-Governor extends his deepest condolences to His Majesty The King and all members of the Royal Family. Queen Elizabeth II’s ...

Protecting Native Species of Fish in Nova Scotia

**** FISHERIES Media Release Protecting Native Species of Fish in Nova Scotia ———————————————————- The government is taking steps to protect Nova Scotia’s native species of fish, including Atlantic salmon and brook trout. This weekend, staff from the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture will use a fish pesticide called rotenone in Dobsons Lake, Guysborough County, to ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery   Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax early this morning.   At approximately 4:15 a.m. police received a report that a robbery had occurred at the Irving located at 599 Prospect Road. A man, with what appeared to be a firearm, entered the store, demanded ...

RCMP Member Charged with Obstruction

**** SiRT Media Release RCMP Member Charged with Obstruction —————————————————————————— The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has laid a charge of obstruction against a member of the RCMP. On May 16, 2022, SiRT was contacted by the RCMP after receiving a complaint of a member obstructing a peace officer in the execution of their ...

SiRT released its report today regarding an investigation into the June 1, 2022, incident involving a 16-year-old youth /Statement from Inspector Jeremie Landry, Halifax District Policing Officer, in response to RCMP member charged with Obtstructing a Peace Officer

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against RCMP Officer —————————————–   The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released its report today regarding an investigation into the June 1, 2022, incident involving a 16-year-old youth. On that date, RCMP officers responded to a 911 call to attend a residence in the Annapolis Valley where ...

Police are continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth last week

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate robbery Police are continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth last week and are releasing the suspect’s photo. On September 2 at approximately 10 a.m. police responded to a robbery in progress in the parking lot near 80 Mawiomi Place. A man with what was believed ...

Digby RCMP stop active incident and charge man in attempted stabbing

**** RCMP Media Release Digby RCMP stop active incident and charge man in attempted stabbing Digby RCMP stopped an active incident and charged a man in an attempted stabbing on Mount St. in Digby. On September 6, 2022, at approximately 3:05 p.m., an RCMP officer was on patrol on Mount St. in Digby when he ...

Review of Intimate Images and Cyber-protection Act Complete

**** CNS Media Release Review of Intimate Images and Cyber-protection Act Complete ——————————————————– The Province is accepting all recommendations included in the review of its cyberbullying legislation. The review found that the Intimate Images and Cyber-protection Act is achieving its goals of protecting citizens from cyberbullying and the non-consensual sharing of intimate images, while striking ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing youth located

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located The​ 17-year-old youth who was reported missing from New Minas on September 7 has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   ...

Amherst Police have charged a 24-year-old Amherst man with mischief/damage to property in relation to destroying flowerbeds in the downtown area

**** Amherst Police Release Amherst Police have charged a 24-year-old Amherst man with mischief/damage to property in relation to destroying flowerbeds in the downtown area. The male is also facing additional charges that include uttering threats, fail to comply with release conditions and weapons charges. Avery Grassing was arrested by police on the morning of ...

Police have charged four people in relation to offences at a construction site in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge four people at construction site in Dartmouth   Police have charged four people in relation to offences at a construction site in Dartmouth earlier today.   This morning at approximately 7:30 a.m. officers responded to reports of a planned demonstration in the area of Mount Hope Avenue near Highway ...

Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​ Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 47-year-old Nadine Jacquard, who is missing from a Dartmouth hospital. ​ Jacquard is 5’6″ and 112 pounds, with short straight brown hair, blue eyes, and fair complexion. She was last seen wearing ...

(Caught) Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested The man who was wanted out of Yarmouth on a province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their shares and re-tweet on social media.     Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant Yarmouth ...

Annapolis District RCMP arrest youth in stabbing

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP arrest youth in stabbing Annapolis District RCMP has arrested a youth in a stabbing that occurred on Main St. in Lawrencetown. On September 4, 2022, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Annapolis District RCMP and EHS responded to a report of a stabbing on Main St. in Lawrencetown. RCMP officers ...

We offer our deepest sympathies to victims and families of the gross and violent murders and injuries in Saskatchewan

**** Via Mayor Savage and HRFE “We offer our deepest sympathies to victims and families of the gross and violent murders and injuries in Saskatchewan yesterday. In Nova Scotia we are particularly aware of the horrors of mass casualties. As the investigation and search unfolds know we are with you in every way.” “HRFE’s flags ...

Over 20 days in and protesting continues at Eisner Cove in Dartmouth

Over 20 days in and protesting continues at Eisner Cove in Dartmouth The wetland off Hwy 111 is being developed for housing but residents in the area say the wetland is vital for wildlife and environmental protection. . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Granville Beach has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the numerous Ground Search and Rescue Teams who searched tirelessly over the last few days in an effort to locate the missing man. The RCMP would also ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Randy Ayotte

**** RCMP Media Release   Missing person: Help the RCMP find Randy Ayotte Kings District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 28-year-old Randy Ayotte who was last seen on September 4 on Harmony Rd. in South Tremont.   Ayotte is described as 6-foot-2, 140lbs, has brown hair, blue eyes and a moustache. He ...

Update – Police investigate homicide

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate homicide Halifax Regional police are investigating a homicide that occurred early this morning in Halifax and are releasing the victim’s name. At approximately 12:35 a.m., police located in a man in the area of the 1600 block of Lower Water Street who had been stabbed.  The victim was transported to the ...

Fire destroys home in Lake Echo

Emergency crews were on scene of a structure fire in the 2700 block of Lake Echo last night which caused significant damage to a home. No known injuries and the cause of the fire will be investigated. Fire crews were also on scene of a structure fire in Mt Uniacke around the same time. No ...

Police Investigate Suspicious Death in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Suspicious Death ​ On September 4th, 2022, at approximately 12:36 a.m., police reported a weapons call in the 1600 block of Lower Water Street.​ Police located a male on scene suffering from injuries consistent with being the victim of a stabbing.​ Victim was transported to the hospital for treatment where he was ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Alma has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Carbon Plan Builds on Successful Record of Reducing Emissions

**** CNS Media Release Carbon Plan Builds on Successful Record of Reducing Emissions —————————————————- Nova Scotia submitted a proposal today, September 2, to the Government of Canada with its recommended plan in response to new federal requirements to price carbon. The plan does not include a carbon tax on Nova Scotia consumers, maintaining the Province’s ...

Third new Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship delivered to Canada

**** Navy Media Release Third new Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship delivered to Canada Today, Canada celebrated another milestone in renewing the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) fleet with the delivery of the third Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Max Bernays. Built by Irving Shipbuilding Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, this ...

Police have charged a man for a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for robbery   Police have charged a man for a robbery that occurred in Halifax yesterday afternoon.   At approximately 3:30 p.m. police responded to a robbery at the Canadian Tire located at 194 Chain Lake Drive. A man with a golf club and a lit can of ...

This week the Halifax Regional Police Traffic Unit issued 151 tickets in relation to speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 151 tickets for speeding and other vehicle-related offences This week the Halifax Regional Police Traffic Unit issued 151 tickets in relation to speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences. Monday to Thursday, members of the HRP Traffic Unit issued 151 summary offence tickets: 35 for speeding, 32 for no insurance, ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday morning. At approximately 10 a.m. police responded to a robbery in progress in the parking lot near 80 Mawiomi Place. A man with a walking stick approached a woman who was exiting her vehicle, threatened her and demanded ...

Lunenburg District RCMP has arrested a man after responding to an incident involving the dangerous operation of a vessel at the Chester Yacht Club

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP arrests man in incident involving the dangerous operation of a vessel Lunenburg District RCMP has arrested a man after responding to an incident involving the dangerous operation of a vessel at the Chester Yacht Club. On September 1, 2022, at approximately 7:15 p.m., Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a ...

UPDATE: Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit looking for dashcam video in homicide investigation

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit looking for dashcam video in homicide investigation   The Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit is looking for dashcam video in relation to a homicide investigation in East Preston. On August 30, 2022, at approximately 6:45 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a ...

Today is the 24th anniversary of the Swiss Air 111 tragedy.

Today is the 24th anniversary of the Swiss Air 111 tragedy. Honour & remember the 229 people who lost their lives onboard and we salute the strength of those who worked tirelessly during the recovery efforts ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing woman located decease

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located decease Cynthia Flemming, 32, who was reported missing from Bible Hill on September 2, 2022, was located deceased on September 27, in Truro. The investigation into Cynthia’s disappearance and death is ongoing, with assistance from the Truro Police Service, and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office. ...

Police charge two people for fraud offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people for fraud offences   Police have charged two people in relation to three incidents of identity fraud in the region last week.   On August 25 at approximately 3:30 p.m. police responded to a fraud in progress at the TD Bank at 1475 Bedford Highway.  A man ...

Statement from Timothy Halman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change

**** CNS Media Release Minister’s Statement on Carbon Plan Deadline —————————————————————- NOTE: The following is a statement from Timothy Halman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change. —————————————————————- Today, Premier Tim Houston, in his role as chair of the Council of Atlantic Premiers, asked the federal government for an extension to the September 2 deadline for ...

RCMP Member Charged with Assault and Choking

**** SiRT Release RCMP Member Charged with Assault and Choking ———————————————————————— The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has laid two charges against a member of the RCMP. On February 21, 2022, SiRT was contacted by the RCMP after receiving a complaint of an alleged assault that had occurred earlier that day. After investigating the ...

CBSA-RCMP joint investigation leads to arrest for weapons and customs offences

**** CBSA Media Release CBSA-RCMP joint investigation leads to arrest for weapons and customs offences  Photo Credit: CBSA – Prohibited weapons seized as a result of an August 10, 2022 search warrant in Amherst, Nova Scotia. A 32-year-old Amherst man was arrested and transported to the Amherst RCMP Detachment. He will be facing a number ...

Committee Recommendations on Collection of Race-Based Police Data

****  Justice Media Release Committee Recommendations on Collection of Race-Based Police Data —————————————————————- The Province is accepting all recommendations by the committee established to review models for gathering race-based information from police stops. The Wortley Report Research Committee’s report, Collection of Race-Based Police Data in Nova Scotia, makes recommendations in the areas of policy development, ...

Kings District RCMP charge man with assault with a weapon in Berwick

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP charge man with assault with a weapon in Berwick Kings District RCMP has charged a man after an incident in a Berwick park on August 26, 2022. On August 26, 2022, at approximately 6:50 p.m., Kings District RCMP responded to an attempted armed robbery in a park in ...

The Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating a homicide in East Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit investigating homicide   The Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating a homicide in East Preston. On August 30, 2022, at approximately 6:45 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Hwy. 7 in East Preston. RCMP officers discovered the body of ...

Police charge man in relation to robbery and weapons incident

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to robbery and weapons incident   Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery and a weapons incident that occurred earlier this week in Halifax.   On August 29 at approximately 9:30 p.m. officers responded to a weapons complaint in the area of Spring ...

Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred this weekend in Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate sexual assault   Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred this weekend in Bedford.   On August 27, police received a report of a sexual assault that occurred in the area of Shore Drive and the Hatchery Lane. At approximately 2:50 p.m., a woman was out for a ...

UPDATE: Pictou County District RCMP charge man with additional sexual offences

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Pictou County District RCMP charge man with additional sexual offences Pictou County District RCMP has charged a man with additional sexual offences in relation to historical incidents in Plymouth. On June 20, 2022, Pictou County District RCMP received a complaint of a sexual assault that occurred at an equestrian facility ...

The Nova Scotia RCMP has restrained the home of a 46-year-old Halifax man who was charged with drug trafficking and firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP restrains lakefront home in relation to proceeds of crime   The Nova Scotia RCMP has restrained the home of a 46-year-old Halifax man who was charged with drug trafficking and firearms offences in 2020 and 2021. On December 9, 2020, the Nova Scotia RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime Unit disrupted a ...

New transitional, supportive housing for men who are exiting correctional facilities after serving their sentences will soon be available in central Halifax

**** CNS Media Release New Supportive Housing in Halifax ——————————————————– New transitional, supportive housing for men who are exiting correctional facilities after serving their sentences will soon be available in central Halifax. The Province has provided a low-interest $1.1-million mortgage to the John Howard Society of Nova Scotia to help the society purchase and renovate ...

Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man during a break-in at a hardware store on Sackville Dr

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrest man during break-in Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man during a break-in at a hardware store on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville. On August 26, 2022, at approximately 2:15 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a break-in that was actively occurring in the lumber yard of ...

Today is International Day of the Disappeared.

**** HRP Media Release Today is International Day of the Disappeared. Halifax Regional Police is reminding citizens that they can send anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App. ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Barry Albert

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Barry Albert Lunenburg District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 47-year-old Barry Albert, who was last seen August 14 at noon walking on the 325 Hwy. in Oakhill. Albert is described as 5-foot-9, heavy build, dark brown hair and brown eyes. No ...

Police charge man in relation to sexual assault and criminal harassment incidents / Police charge four people for robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to sexual assault and criminal harassment incidents Police have laid charges in relation to nine incidents where a man sexually assaulted or criminally harassed women in the Bedford area this month. The incidents occurred between August 9 and 26 in the area of the Kearney Lake ...

(Update) Police investigate suspicious circumstances

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police investigate suspicious circumstances The man has been identified. The investigation has been concluded with no charges. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance. ————————————————————————– Police investigate suspicious circumstances Police are investigating suspicious circumstances that occurred this weekend in Bedford. On August 27, police received ...

Police charge two men for robbery / Digby RCMP charge two people in robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men for robbery   Police have charged two men in relation to a robbery that occurred in Halifax last week.   On August 25 at approximately 2:50 a.m. police received a report that a robbery had occurred at the Irving gas station located at 280 Lacewood Drive. A ...

RCMP investigating theft of firearms in East Leicester

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating theft of firearms in East Leicester Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating the theft of firearms from a home on Hwy. 204 in East Leicester. On August 28, 2022, Cumberland County District RCMP responded to a report of a break-in at a home on Hwy. 204 in East Leicester. ...

Colchester RCMP investigates fatal ATV collision

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester RCMP investigates fatal ATV collision At approximately 1:23 p.m. this afternoon, Colchester County District RCMP were called to a single-vehicle crash on Camden Rd. in Camden. The RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) upright near the roadway. The driver, a 36-year-old man from ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Lunenburg earlier today has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Halifax Regional Police refer shooting to SiRT

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police refer shooting to SiRT  Halifax Regional Police have referred an incident involving the discharge of a service weapon that occurred earlier this evening to the Nova Scotia Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT). A 59-year-old man is deceased, and SiRT is investigating the incident.  Today, at approximately 8:35 pm, ...