Saturday, January 23, 2021

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Update on the Chief William Saulis and the search for missing fishermen

Update on the Chief William Saulis and the search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release Update on the Chief William Saulis and the search for missing fishermen ​ The Nova Scotia RCMP is providing an update on the Chief William Saulis and the search for the missing fishermen. ​ On December 15, 2020 the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre began a search for the Chief William Saulis ...
(Caught) Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

(Caught) Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Man wanted by police on province-wide warrant arrested The​ 30-year-old man who was wanted on a province-wide warrant is now in custody. The RCMP thank the public for their assistance in this matter Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant The Halifax District RCMP has obtained warrants for the arrest for a ...
Help RCMP solve break and enter in East Dalhousie

Help RCMP solve break and enter in East Dalhousie

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP solve break and enter in East Dalhousie Kings District RCMP are investigating a break and enter and theft of items that occurred at a residence on Armstrong Lake sometime between January 18 and January 21. When Kingston RCMP attended the scene, they located a smashed safe that contained personal ...
The RCMP/HRP integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a home invasion that occurred last evening on Thorn Ave. in Beaver Bank

The RCMP/HRP integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a home invasion that occurred last evening on Thorn Ave. in Beaver Bank

**** RCMP Media Release The RCMP/HRP integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a home invasion that occurred last evening on Thorn Ave. in Beaver Bank. At approximately 9:20 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of a home invasion. When police arrived, the suspects had already left the area. The preliminary investigation has revealed ...
Police Investigate an Assault with a Weapon – Dartmouth

Police Investigate an Assault with a Weapon – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate an Assault with a Weapon – Dartmouth ​ At 10:14 p.m., on the 21st of January, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an injured male bleeding from the head running in the 0-50 block of Jackson Road Dartmouth.​ Patrol officers located a 34 year old male with life threatening injuries ...
Police charge man in three sexual assaults

Police charge man in three sexual assaults

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in three sexual assaults ​ Investigators with the Sexual Assault Investigation Team of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man in relation to three sexual assaults that occurred in 2019. ​ Investigators have charged Michael James Allain, 20, of Bedford, with three counts of sexual assault ...
RCMP arrest Meat Cove man wanted for firearms offences

RCMP arrest Meat Cove man wanted for firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest Meat Cove man wanted for firearms offences ​ Nova Scotia RCMP have arrested a 34-year-old man from Meat Cove after an extensive search of the area. ​ On January 20, 2021, at approximately 10:30 p.m., a 34-year-old man from Meat Cove was arrested without further incident. Members of the ...
(Caught) Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

(Caught) Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Update: The 31-year-old man from Enfield for whom a province-wide warrant was obtained is now in custody. He turned himself in today. The RCMP thank the public for their assistance in this matter. . Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has obtained a warrant for the ...
Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect

Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect At 1:44 a.m., on the 21st of January, Halifax Regional Police and Sackville RCMP and a Police Service Dog responded to an alarm at the Bedford Education Centre, 1658 Bedford Highway, Bedford.​ Upon arrival officers observed an adult male leaving a business dropping items with ...
Police charge two men with weapon offences

Police charge two men with weapon offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men with weapon offences ​ Police have charged two men with multiple weapon offences after a traffic stop yesterday afternoon. ​ At approximately 2 p.m. investigators from the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by members of the HRP Emergency Response Team, stopped ...
Police charge man in historical sexual assault

Police charge man in historical sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in historical sexual assault ​ Investigators with the Sexual Assault Investigation Team of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man in relation to historical sexual assaults that occurred in Dartmouth in the 1980s and 90s. ​ Investigators have charged Gary Floyd Larose, 82, of Dartmouth, with one ...
Careless use of Firearm leads to arrest, seizure of multiple firearms

Careless use of Firearm leads to arrest, seizure of multiple firearms

**** RCMP Media Release Careless use of Firearm leads to arrest, seizure of multiple firearmsPictou County District RCMP have arrested a 46-year-old Bigney man and seized multiple firearms after responding to a complaint of a discharged firearm.At 8:19 p.m. on January 16, 2021, Pictou County District RCMP responded to a complaint of a discharged firearm, ...
Youth Outreach Programs Expanding

Youth Outreach Programs Expanding

**** COMMUNITY SERVICES Release Youth Outreach Programs Expanding—————————————————————-Nova Scotia youth who are struggling, marginalized and at-risk need more access to supports in their communities to help them grow, develop, stay safe and have more opportunities for their future.That is why the Youth Outreach program, which delivers services that support the health, safety and well-being of ...
RCMP arrest Antigonish man for Impersonation of Police Officer

RCMP arrest Antigonish man for Impersonation of Police Officer

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest Antigonish man for Impersonation of Police Officer Antigonish RCMP have arrested a 23-year-old man from Antigonish for Impersonation of a Police Officer and seized a vehicle.Members recently responded to complaints of a suspect driving what looked like an unmarked police vehicle in the Halifax Regional Municipality and Antigonish County. ...
Five Mile River man charged with child pornography and sexual interference offences

Five Mile River man charged with child pornography and sexual interference offences

**** RCMP Media Release Five Mile River man charged with child pornography and sexual interference offences The RCMP/HRP Integrated Special Victim Section have arrested a Five Mile River man for child pornography and sexual interference offences. In late November 2020, an investigation began by Halifax District RCMP and the RCMP/HRP Integrated Sexual Assault Investigation Team ...
Police request public’s assistance with theft investigation

Police request public’s assistance with theft investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police request public’s assistance with theft investigation ​ Halifax Regional Police is asking for the public’s assistance identifying two suspects in relation to the theft of a commercial cooling unit that occurred last fall in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 10:50 a.m. on October 4, 2020 an air-cooled chiller was stolen from ...
Help RCMP identify suspect in “quick change” scam

Help RCMP identify suspect in “quick change” scam

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP identify suspect in “quick change” scam Kings District RCMP are asking the public for help identifying a man who has been using a “quick change” scam on cashiers at businesses in Kings County.A “quick change scam” is when a scammer buys an inexpensive item and pays for it with ...
Police investigate 2 consecutive commercial Break and Enters.

Police investigate 2 consecutive commercial Break and Enters.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate 2 consecutive commercial Break and Enters. ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating two overnight break and enters that occurred early this morning in downtown Halifax. ​ At 2:55 A.M. police responded to a commercial intrusion alarm at Boston Pizza, 1858 Granville Street in Halifax. Entry was gained via the entry door ...
Halifax Regional Police Patrol and members of GIS are currently on scene for a weapons complaint in Dartmouth

Halifax Regional Police Patrol and members of GIS are currently on scene for a weapons complaint in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police Patrol and members of GIS – General Investigative Section are currently on scene for a weapons complaint. At 7:27 PM​ this date, police were called to a home in the 0-100 block of Gaston Road in Dartmouth for a weapons complaint.​ Several witnesses heard what was thought to ...
(Arrested) There is currently a large RCMP presence in Meat Cove, Cape Breton

(Arrested) There is currently a large RCMP presence in Meat Cove, Cape Breton

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE 8:10 a.m., Jan. 21 MacKinnon was arrested last evening without further incident. More information will be provided when available. Thank you to the residents of #MeatCove for their patience and support.   UPDATE Jan. 20 We continue our search for MacKinnon using a significant number of resources, including a helicopter ...
Police have charged a man in relation to multiple theft and fraud incidents that occurred throughout the region over the last month.

Police have charged a man in relation to multiple theft and fraud incidents that occurred throughout the region over the last month.

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged a man in relation to multiple theft and fraud incidents that occurred throughout the region over the last month. ​ At approximately 11:45 p.m. on January 15 East Division Patrol officers stopped a vehicle with a stolen license plate in the area of the Highway 118 near Exit ...
Organ and Tissue Donation Law Now in Effect

Organ and Tissue Donation Law Now in Effect

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release Organ and Tissue Donation Law Now in Effect—————————————————————-At any given time in Nova Scotia, there are more than 100 people waiting for a lifesaving or life-changing transplant. That is why Nova Scotia passed the Human Organ and Tissue Donation Act, which takes effect today, Jan. 18.A key part of the ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Gary Lee Gennette

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Gary Lee Gennette

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 50-year-old who was reported missing from Perotte​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Gary Lee Gennette Annapolis RCMP is asking for the​ public’s assistance ...
RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on search for missing fishermen ​ The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. ​ Saturday morning, January 16, the Nova Scotia and British Columbia RCMP Underwater Recovery Teams (URT), with assistance from the Canadian Coast Guard and Transportation Safety Board, ...
Halifax Regional Police responded for a possible weapons matter in Dartmouth

Halifax Regional Police responded for a possible weapons matter in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police responded for a possible weapons matter in Dartmouth Just after 2:10 PM on this date, a member of the public traveling towards Halifax on the 111 Highway in Darmouth reported seeing two black cars traveling next to each other. It was reported that an individual from one vehilce ...
Family of missing man targeted by online​ scam

Family of missing man targeted by online​ scam

**** RCMP Media Release Family of missing man targeted by online​ scam ​ On January 12, 2021, a family member of Zachary Lefave, who was last seen New Years Day, was the target of a scam. In an unsolicited​ text message, in somewhat dis-jointed English they were told that their loved one was still alive ...
Have you seen this ATV?

Have you seen this ATV?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this ATV? Halifax District RCMP is investigating a theft of an ATV. Between 10 p.m. on January 12 and 6:30 a.m. on January 13, an orange 2016 Honda TRX500FM was stolen from a property in East Preston. The ATV had a black plow attached to the front of ...
RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on search for missing fishermen ​ The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. ​ With assistance from the Canadian Coast Guard, members with Nova Scotia and British Columbia RCMP Underwater Recovery Teams (URT) used a Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV) to search ...
Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant Barrington RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged with Assault related offences in Shag Harbour.Dean Lionel Quinlan, 39, of Shag Harbour, Nova Scotia, is charged with the following: ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Aggravated Assault ​ ​ ​ ​ ...
(Update) RCMP search for missing canoeist

(Update) RCMP search for missing canoeist

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person found deceased A 69-year-old man from Morris Island who was reported missing on January 13 has been located deceased. This morning, human remains were located in the water by fishermen who continued searching since he was reported missing. He was located near where his boat was originally found ...
Do you recognize this suspect in a theft of tools case out of Lower Sackville?

Do you recognize this suspect in a theft of tools case out of Lower Sackville?

**** RCMP Media Release Do you recognize this suspect in a theft of tools case out of Lower Sackville? On January 6, Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of theft from a business on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville. A male suspect had left the business through the back door at approximately 7:45 p.m. ...
RCMP charge 23 people in October 13 lobster pound incident

RCMP charge 23 people in October 13 lobster pound incident

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge 23 people in October 13 lobster pound incident The Nova Scotia RCMP has charged​ 23​ people ​ in relation to criminal activity by a large group at a lobster pound in Middle West Pubnico on October​ 13. The following have been charged with Break and Enter: ·​ ​ ​ ​ ...
Salmon River man​ arrested for drug trafficking and firearms offences

Salmon River man​ arrested for drug trafficking and firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Salmon River man​ arrested for drug trafficking and firearms offences ​ Colchester County RCMP and Truro Police Service have arrested a Salmon River man following the search of a home on January 11.Yesterday, January 11 police searched a Salmon River residence​ and arrested a male suspect within the home without incident.As part of the ...
RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on search for missing fishermen ​ The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. ​ The Nova Scotia RCMP recently received a Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV)​ equipped with a Tritech Gemini multi-beam sonar from British Columbia RCMP. This ...
Help police solve robbery in Lower Sackville

Help police solve robbery in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release Help police solve robbery in Lower Sackville The Integrated RCMP/HRP General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division is asking for the public’s help to solve a robbery that occurred on December 31 in Lower Sackville At approximately 5 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery ...
Police charge two people following drug investigation

Police charge two people following drug investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people following drug investigation ​ Police have charged two people with multiple offences in relation to a drug trafficking investigation. ​ On January 9, investigators in the Drug Section of the Integrated Special Enforcement Section searched a residence on Frederick Avenue in Halifax in relation to an ongoing ...
Fire Investigation Summary for 685 St Margarets Bay Rd, Halifax

Fire Investigation Summary for 685 St Margarets Bay Rd, Halifax

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for 685 St Margarets Bay Rd, Halifax December 31, 2020 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.    The cause of this fire is classified as ACCIDENTAL. ...
(Found)  Missing Person:​ Help the RCMP find Steven LaPierre

(Found) Missing Person:​ Help the RCMP find Steven LaPierre

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing Person located The 26-year-old who was reported missing from Pugwash has​ been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Update: Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Steven LaPierre The RCMP has determined that Steven LaPierre was ...
Police are investigating a report of a firearm being discharged in the area of the 3000-4000 block of Lynch Street

Police are investigating a report of a firearm being discharged in the area of the 3000-4000 block of Lynch Street

**** HRP Media Release Weapons complaint Members of Patrol as well as the General Investigation Section are investigating a report of a firearm being discharged in the area of the 3000-4000 block of Lynch Street in Halifax. Police received a complaint at 3:59PM of a man wearing a black hoodie and face covering discharge a ...
Police charge two men for church break and enters

Police charge two men for church break and enters

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men for church break and enters ​ Investigators in the General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division have charged two men in relation to a series of break and enters into churches that occurred last September in Dartmouth. ​ On September 23, 2020, police requested the public’s ...
Police charge two men for break and enter

Police charge two men for break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men for break and enter ​ Halifax Regional Police has charged two men in relation to a break and enter that occurred yesterday in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 9:10 a.m. police received a report of a break and enter at 11 Catherine Street where the suspects stole a ...
Youth faces charges after fleeing from police

Youth faces charges after fleeing from police

**** RCMP Media Release Youth faces charges after fleeing from policeHalifax District RCMP has arrested a youth for failing to stop for police and for having stolen property.On January 1, a member of Halifax District RCMP​ saw an SUV speeding on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville. After seeing the SUV swerve into the next lane ...
Public Statement from C/Supt. Chris Leather

Public Statement from C/Supt. Chris Leather

**** RCMP Media Release Public Statement from C/Supt. Chris Leather With yesterday’s search for a man wanted in New Brunswick in relation to a shooting on January 5, 2021, an emergency alert was issued in Nova Scotia at the request of the Nova Scotia RCMP. This marked our third use of the Alert Ready system ...
Help RCMP identify two​ men who used stolen bank cards

Help RCMP identify two​ men who used stolen bank cards

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP identify two​ men who used stolen bank cards ​ East Hants District RCMP is asking for public help to identify​ two men who were videotaped​ buying items using​ stolen bank cards. On September 15,​ 2020, RCMP received a report that a wallet left behind​ in a grocery store cart ...
Police continue to seek public’s help locating missing man

Police continue to seek public’s help locating missing man

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to seek public’s help locating missing man Halifax Regional Police is continuing to seek the public’s help in locating missing person Ryan James Jessop. Ryan, 33, has not been in contact with family members since September. This is out of character for him, and his family and police are ...
Halifax Man Charged with Animal Cruelty

Halifax Man Charged with Animal Cruelty

**** NS SPCA Release Halifax Man Charged with Animal Cruelty Tyai Lowe, 21, of Halifax, has been charged with willfully and without lawful excuse to killing, maiming, wounding, poisoning or injuring​ a dog that is kept for lawful purpose contrary to Section 445(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada along with willfully causing unnecessary pain, ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Robert LOCKHART

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Robert LOCKHART

**** RCMP Media Release Update: The​ 90-year-old​ who​ was​ reported​ missing​ from​ Lawrencetown, Annapolis County, NS has​ been​ located​ and​ is​ safe.​ ​ The​ RCMP​ would​ like​ to​ thank​ the​ public​ for​ their​ assistance​ and​ retweets​ on​ social​ media.​ . Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Robert LOCKHART Annapolis District RCMP is asking for the​ public’s ...
Police investigate break and enter

Police investigate break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate break and enter ​ Police are investigating a break and enter in Dartmouth where a large number of tools and construction materials were stolen. ​ On January 4 police received a report of a break and enter into a building under construction at 112 Tacoma Drive. Investigators believe that ...
(Update) Arrested: An active search in New Brunswick has lead to Nova Scotia

(Update) Arrested: An active search in New Brunswick has lead to Nova Scotia

**** RCMP  / Amherst Police Media Release An active search in New Brunswick has lead to Nova Scotia. Update: Suspect arrested Riverview shooting suspect taken into custody without incident in Nova Scotia A 24-year-old New Brunswick man who was being sought by the New Brunswick RCMP in connection with a shooting incident in Riverview, last evening ...
A message from Fire Chiefs Todd Pepperdine & Ken Stuebing

A message from Fire Chiefs Todd Pepperdine & Ken Stuebing

**** HRFE Release A message from Fire Chiefs Todd Pepperdine & Ken Stuebing  Our departments became aware of residents’ concerns over a change in emergency response practices. The following briefing is being issued to reassure residents and businesses of both Enfield and Halifax Regional Municipality that public safety and emergency response remains a top priority ...
Missing person: Update on search for​ Zachery Lefave

Missing person: Update on search for​ Zachery Lefave

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Update on search for​ Zachery Lefave Yarmouth RCMP is continuing to ask for the​ public’s assistance to locate 21-year-old Zachery Lefave of Hebron who was last seen walking on Hwy. 334 in Plymouth on January 1 at approximately 12:30 a.m. Since January 2, Yarmouth, Clare and Barrington​ Ground Search ...
Misuse of 911 on New Year’s Eve leads to arrest

Misuse of 911 on New Year’s Eve leads to arrest

**** RCMP Media Release Misuse of 911 on New Year’s Eve leads to arrest On January 1, 2021 Kings District RCMP arrested a 46-year-old woman in Cambridge after she had called 911 six times for non emergency reasons. The woman was issued a Summary Offence Ticket by Kingston RCMP after the second 911 call that ...
The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel

The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel

**** RCMP Media Release The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. Yesterday, the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team (URT), in partnership with the Canadian Coast Guard who provided a platform, performed side scan sonar. The search did not locate the missing vessel. Due to ...
Police investigates break, enter and theft of firearms

Police investigates break, enter and theft of firearms

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigates break, enter and theft of firearms The Integrated RCMP/HRP General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a break, enter and theft from a home on Charles Rd in Timberlea. Between December 31 and January 3, suspect(s) entered the home and left with a gun safe. The ...
Help police solve robbery in Lower Sackville

Help police solve robbery in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release Help police solve robbery in Lower Sackville The Integrated RCMP/HRP General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division is asking for the public’s help to solve a robbery that occurred on December 31 in Lower Sackville At approximately 5 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery ...
Police have charged a man with weapons offences after an incident in Dartmouth 

Police have charged a man with weapons offences after an incident in Dartmouth 

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged a man with weapons offences after an incident in Dartmouth  On January 3rd at approximately 2 p.m. police responded to a weapons complaint in the 0-50 block of Medway Court in Dartmouth.​ A caller observed what appeared to be a person with a handgun damaging a vehicle and ...
Police request public’s assistance with investigation into suspicious fire

Police request public’s assistance with investigation into suspicious fire

**** HRP Media Release Police request public’s assistance with investigation into suspicious fire ​ Halifax Regional Police is asking for the public’s assistance identifying a suspect in relation to a suspicious fire that occurred last year in Dartmouth. ​ On November 10, 2020 at approximately 10:30 p.m. East Division patrol officers observed an unoccupied vehicle ...
Help the police find man who robbed a store in Middleton

Help the police find man who robbed a store in Middleton

**** RCMP Media Release Help the police find man who robbed a store in Middleton Just after midnight this morning at 12:45 a.m., a man entered a convenience store on Main St. in Middleton, and demanded money from the clerk. He became aggressive with clerk and then pulled a knife. He then grabbed cash from the ...
Police Investigate Weapons Call – Dartmouth

Police Investigate Weapons Call – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call – Dartmouth ​ At 2:00 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a Weapons complaint in the 0-50 block of Medway Court Dartmouth.​ A caller observed what appeared to be a person with a handgun damaging a vehicle and then enter a residence on Medway Court.​ Patrol officers quickly secured ...
RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on search for missing fishermen ​ The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. ​ Yesterday, the RCMP, in partnership​ with the Canadian Coast Guard who provided a platform, and Canada Border Services Agency providing a Remote Operated ...
Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Zachery Lefave

Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Zachery Lefave

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Zachery Lefave Yarmouth RCMP is asking for the​ public’s assistance to locate 20-year-old Zachery Lefave of Hebron who was last seen walking on Hwy. 334 in Plymouth in the early morning of January 1 at approximately 12:30 a.m. Zachery Lefave is described as white, 5-foot-9 ...
RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on search for missing fishermen ​ The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. ​ Yesterday, the RCMP, in partnership​ with Department of Lands and Forestry, searched the coastline from Digby Gut to Harbourville via helicopter. The search ...
Police investigate robbery in Halifax

Police investigate robbery in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery At approximately 7:00 pm on December 30th, police responded to a robbery in progress at the Needs Convenience located at 33 Herring Cove Rd in Halifax. A man entered the store, threatened the clerk with a knife and demanded cash. The man fled the store with an undisclosed ...
RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on search for missing fishermen ​ The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. ​ Today, the RCMP is partnering with Department of Lands and Forestry, to search the coastline from Digby Gut to Harbourville by helicopter. The ...
Hammonds Plains man facing firearms charges

Hammonds Plains man facing firearms charges

**** RCMP Media Release Hammonds Plains man facing firearms charges Yesterday, Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of shots fired in a residential neighbourhood in Hammonds Plains. On December 29 at approximately 7:50 a.m.​ police responded to a 911 call of shots fired in the Skye Cres. area. While police were responding they heard another ...
Help RCMP solve suspicious fire

Help RCMP solve suspicious fire

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP solve suspicious fire Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a suspicious fire at Camp Nedooae in Elderbank. On Friday December 25 at approximately 9:30 p.m., police​ and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency were called to Scouts Canada Camp Nedooae in Elderbank where several structures ...
RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on search for missing fishermen ​ The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief William Saulis fishing vessel. ​ Yesterday, RCMP Air Services searched approximately 100 kilometres of coastline from Digby Gut to Harbourville by helicopter. Debris was located consistent with a ...
The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel

The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel

**** RCMP Media Release The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. Today, RCMP Air Services will resume aerial activity including searching approximately 100 kilometres of coastline from Digby Gut to Harbourville by helicopter. The Nova Scotia RCMP and the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team ...
(Update) RCMP is asking for the​ public’s assistance to locate 76-year-old Gerald Hatfield

(Update) RCMP is asking for the​ public’s assistance to locate 76-year-old Gerald Hatfield

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person found deceased A 76-year-old man from Lower Onslow who was reported missing today, has been located deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature, however the investigation into the death is ongoing. . Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Gerald Hatfield Colchester RCMP is asking ...
Police are investigating two more robberies that occurred​​ in Halifax

Police are investigating two more robberies that occurred​​ in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a robbery that occurred overnight in Halifax . At approximately 1:59 am. police responded to a robbery in progress at the Needs convenience located at 33 Herring Cove Rd in Halifax.​ A man entered the store and demanded cash. The man fled the store on foot with an ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Timothy Hiltz

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Timothy Hiltz

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 43-year-old who was reported missing from Aylesford​ has been located and is safe. ​ The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Timothy Hiltz Windsor RCMP is asking for the​ public’s assistance ...
Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax . At approximately 4:12 pm.on December 26th, police responded to a robbery in progress at the Needs convenience located at 6130 Chebucto Rd in Halifax.​ A man entered the store armed with a handgun and demanded cash. The man fled the store ...
RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on search for missing fishermen ​ The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. ​ Yesterday, RCMP Air Services searched approximately 100 kilometres of coastline from Digby Gut to Harbourville by helicopter. The search did not locate the ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Michael George​

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Michael George​

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 56-year-old who was reported missing from​ Port Hawkesbury​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ​. Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Michael George​ St Peters RCMP is asking for the​ ...
RCMP investigate home invasion

RCMP investigate home invasion

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate home invasion The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a home invasion early this morning on Hwy 2 in Wellington. At approximately​ 2:05​ a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of a home invasion in Wellington. Police arrived to find that the suspects had left the area. ...
Three arrested and Cannabis products seized from unlicensed storefront in Lower Sackville

Three arrested and Cannabis products seized from unlicensed storefront in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release Three arrested and Cannabis products seized from unlicensed storefront Yesterday morning just past 9 a.m., police searched an unlicensed cannabis storefront on Glendale Ave. in Lower Sackville.​ On December 23, as a result of the unlicensed cannabis storefront continuing to operate and not voluntarily ceasing operations, police attended the property and ...
RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on search for missing fishermen ​ The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. ​ Yesterday . partnering with Department of Lands and Forestry, the coastline between Digby Gut and Margaretsville was searched via helicopter. The search did ...
Cannabis products seized from unlicensed storefront

Cannabis products seized from unlicensed storefront

**** RCMP Media Release Cannabis products seized from unlicensed storefront On December 23, police searched five unlicensed cannabis storefront on Caldwell Rd. in Cole Harbour.​ On December 23, as a result of the unlicensed cannabis storefront continuing to operate and not voluntarily ceasing operations, police attended the property and conducted a search of the unlicensed ...
Update: Charges laid in drug trafficking investigation

Update: Charges laid in drug trafficking investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Charges laid in drug trafficking investigation Windsor District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has arrested a 44-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman, both from Dartmouth, as part of a drug trafficking investigation.​ The Windsor District RCMP​ began an investigation in September of 2020 after receiving information of drug trafficking ...
Collaborative Supports and Housing for Women at Risk

Collaborative Supports and Housing for Women at Risk

**** JUSTICE Media Release Collaborative Supports and Housing for Women at Risk—————————————————————-Enhanced access to housing and supports can help women overcome barriers and make positive changes in their lives.With a total investment of $360,000 to the Elizabeth Fry Society’s Holly House for the next two years, more women in conflict with the law will have ...
Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth this morning

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth this morning

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth this morning. ​ At approximately 6:15 a.m. police responded to a robbery in progress at the Fast Fuel gas bar located at 543 Portland Street in Dartmouth. A man entered the store and demanded cash. The man then fled the store on ...
Two arrested​ in drug trafficking​ investigation

Two arrested​ in drug trafficking​ investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Two arrested​ in drug trafficking​ investigation (Photo contributed) Windsor District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has arrested a 44-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman, both from Dartmouth, as part of a drug trafficking investigation.​ At approximately 10:40 a.m. on December 22, the Windsor District RCMP SCEU, with assistance from the ...
(Update) RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

(Update) RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on search for missing fishermen Update: The Nova Scotia RCMP Underwater Recovery Team (URT) left port at Digby this morning with the intent of conducting sonar exploration. Due to poor conditions, including swells of over 10 feet, the team turned back at Digby Neck. The URT will conduct sonar ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Lyndon Mooers

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Lyndon Mooers

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 55-year-old who was reported missing from​ Milton​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ​. Missing person: Help the RCMP find Lyndon Mooers ​ Queens District RCMP is asking for assistance ...
RCMP request public’s help to solve arson

RCMP request public’s help to solve arson

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP request public’s help to solve arson The Integrated RCMP/HRP General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigative Division is investigating the arson of a fishing vessel in Fisherman’s Cove, Eastern Passage. ​ In the early morning of December 18, a Halifax District RCMP member located a boat on fire at Government ...
RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on search for missing fishermen ​ The RCMP​ continues the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief William Saulis fishing vessel. ​ Yesterday, RCMP Air Services did an aerial search​ of approximately 100 kilometres of coastline between Digby Gut and Harbourville via helicopter. The search did not locate ...
Police asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an assault suspect

Police asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an assault suspect

**** HRP Media Release Police asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an assault suspect ​ Halifax Regional Police is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in relation to an assault that occurred on a Halifax Transit bus. ​ On September 21 at approximately 3:15 p.m., officers responded to a report of a ...
Missing person found deceased

Missing person found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person found deceased A 29-year-old man from Farmington who was reported missing on August 5, 2017 has been located deceased. On December 11, human remains were located on a property in Lunenburg County and have been positively identified by the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Officer. The death is not believed to ...
Province Supports Affordable Housing Projects in Halifax Regional Municipality

Province Supports Affordable Housing Projects in Halifax Regional Municipality

**** HOUSING Media Release Province Supports Affordable Housing Projects in Halifax Regional Municipality—————————————————————-Having a safe and affordable place to call home is a struggle for too many Nova Scotians. That’s why the provincial, federal and municipal governments are supporting the creation of more than 50 new affordable housing units in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM).Municipal Affairs ...
RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on search for missing fishermen ​ The RCMP​ continues the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. ​ Yesterday, RCMP Air Services did an aerial search​ of the coastline between Digby Gut and Morden via helicopter. The search did not locate the missing ...
RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on search for missing fishermen ​ The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. ​ Yesterday, partnering with Department of Lands and Forestry, approximately 20​ kilometres of coastline between Hillsburn and Morden was searched via helicopter. The search ...
Have you seen this car?

Have you seen this car?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this car? Halifax District RCMP is investigating the theft of grey 2011 Buick Enclave. The SUV was stolen from a home in Lake Loon between 7 p.m. on December 16 and 9 a.m. on December 17. The SUV had Nova Scotia licence plate GRK297 attached to it. Anyone ...
(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Update: Missing patient located and returned to hospital ​ Nova Scotia Health is advising that the patient reported missing on December 18 has been returned safely to a Dartmouth hospital. We thank those who assisted in locating this patient. Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​ ​ ...
RCMP continue to search for missing fishermen

RCMP continue to search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP continue to search for missing fishermen ​ The RCMP is continuing to search for the five missing fisherman from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. ​ Today, police are partnering with Department of Lands and Forestry to continue the search efforts from the air by helicopter. The ground search for​ ...
No Charges Against RCMP Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting

No Charges Against RCMP Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against RCMP Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released a report today regarding the investigation into the fatal shooting of a Dartmouth area man. Beginning in the late evening of Saturday, April 18, 2020 RCMP Colchester District Office received several 911 calls ...
(Caught) Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

(Caught) Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Update; RCMP arrest man on outstanding warrant The 46 year old man who was wanted on an unendorsed warrant for failing to attend court, turned himself in to Queens County District RCMP on December 18, 2020. The RCMP thank the public for their assistance in this matter. . Man wanted on ...
Police are asking for public’s assistance in the Donald Scott McKay homicide investigation

Police are asking for public’s assistance in the Donald Scott McKay homicide investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police are asking for public’s assistance in the Donald Scott McKay homicide investigation ​ Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public’s assistance with the investigation of the homicide of Donald Scott McKay. ​ At approximately 3:10 p.m. on December 8 Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint at 5578 ...
RCMP assumes lead investigation of missing fishermen

RCMP assumes lead investigation of missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP assumes lead investigation of missing fishermen ​ The RCMP has assumed the lead role in the search for the missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. ​ Today, at 5 p.m., the Joint Rescue Co-Ordination Centre ended their search for the six missing fishermen after having recovered one ...
Help RCMP solve a break, enter and theft

Help RCMP solve a break, enter and theft

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP solve a break, enter and theft Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a break, enter and theft from a home under construction on Astral Dr. in Cole Harbour. On December 15, between midnight and 6:15 a.m., suspect(s) entered the home, damaged the home and ...
Changes to 2020 Tax Credit Regulations for Volunteer Firefighters

Changes to 2020 Tax Credit Regulations for Volunteer Firefighters

**** FINANCE Media Release Changes to 2020 Tax Credit Regulations for Volunteer Firefighters—————————————————————-All volunteer firefighters who responded to at least 20 per cent of emergency calls this year will remain eligible for a $500 refundable tax credit.Finance and Treasury Board is amending regulations to the Volunteer Firefighters and Ground Search and Rescue Tax Credit to ...
(Found) Missing Person: Colleen Ann States

(Found) Missing Person: Colleen Ann States

**** HRP Media Release Update: Ms. States has been located safely.​ We thank the public for their concern and assistance.​ . Missing Person: Colleen Ann States ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...
Search in the Fundy for missing fishermen

Search in the Fundy for missing fishermen

**** Info Via the JRCC Regrettably, based on the results of the search over the last 36+ hours, a search covering over 260 sq NM by sea and air, and the environmental factors, the search for the six missing fishers has been suspended. . Update: Unfortunately, this evening, one individual was found deceased. The next of ...
No Charges Against Officer Involved in Collision

No Charges Against Officer Involved in Collision

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against Officer Involved in Collision ————————————————————————— The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released its report today regarding the investigation into the June 6, 2020 collision between an RCMP vehicle and an UTV (Utility Terrain Vehicle). ​ During the early morning hours of June 6, RCMP received information about ...
The Integrated RCMP/HRP General Investigation Section (GIS) of the Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a report of shots fired that occurred in Lower Sackville

The Integrated RCMP/HRP General Investigation Section (GIS) of the Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a report of shots fired that occurred in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release The Integrated RCMP/HRP General Investigation Section (GIS) of the Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a report of shots fired that occurred last evening in Lower Sackville. At approximately 5:10 p.m. on December 14, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of shots fired at a vehicle in the 300 block of ...
Police charge man in the homicide of Donald Scott McKay

Police charge man in the homicide of Donald Scott McKay

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in the homicide of Donald Scott McKay ​ Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man in relation to the homicide of Donald Scott McKay. ​ At approximately 3:10 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint at 5578 Morris Street in Halifax.​ Officers ...
Have you seen this ATV?

Have you seen this ATV?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this ATV? Between 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. on December 12, someone stole a red 2018 Canam Outlander 1000r from a private property on Club Rd. in Hatchet Lake. At the time the ATV was taken, it had black fender flares, black rims and big horn tires. The ...
Halifax Regional Police responded to an assault in progress in the 0-100 block​ of the Bedford Highway

Halifax Regional Police responded to an assault in progress in the 0-100 block​ of the Bedford Highway

**** HRP Media Release At approximately 6:00 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to an assault in progress in the 0-100 block​ of the Bedford Highway. ​ ​ A 39 year old male has been charged with a number of offences including three counts of assault, assault with a weapon, three counts of uttering threats and ...
Halifax Regional Police has charged a man with child pornography-related offences.

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man with child pornography-related offences.

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police has charged a man with child pornography-related offences. ​ On October 14, investigators in the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of a residence in Halifax after receiving information from the National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre (NCECC) that a person from Halifax ...
Public tip leads to charges in break and enter

Public tip leads to charges in break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Public tip leads to charges in break and enter   Halifax Regional Police has charged a man after asking for the public’s assistance identifying a suspect in a break and enter that occurred last month in Halifax. ​ On December 8 police released a photo of a suspect in a break and ...
RCMP ask for help to identify persons of interest in relation to the Colton Cook murder

RCMP ask for help to identify persons of interest in relation to the Colton Cook murder

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP ask for help to identify persons of interest in relation to the Colton Cook murder The RCMP’s South West Nova Major Crime Unit is asking for public help to identify two vehicles in relation to the murder of Colton Cook. On September 29, 2020, Colton Cook’s identifiable remains were located ...
(Caught) Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

(Caught) Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted by police on province-wide warrant arrested The 33-year-old man from Timberlea for whom a province-wide warrant was obtained is now in custody. Halifax District RCMP arrested him without incident on January 9. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance. Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrantHalifax ...
Province Adds Beds for Homeless in Halifax

Province Adds Beds for Homeless in Halifax

**** MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS/HOUSING Release Province Adds Beds for Homeless in Halifax—————————————————————-Too many people do not have a place to call home and the COVID-19 pandemic is making their situation even worse. Public health protocols such as physical distancing mean fewer beds are available at a time when more people need them. That’s why the province ...
Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s emergency department closed on Dec. 14

Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s emergency department closed on Dec. 14

**** NSHA Media Release Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s emergency department closed on Dec. 14 Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s emergency department will be closed on Dec. 14 and will re-open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday Dec. 15. Anyone with urgent medical needs should call 911. ​ For non-urgent care, please call your family doctor or visit ...
Nova Scotia RCMP charge two men for firearms offences as part of federal investigation

Nova Scotia RCMP charge two men for firearms offences as part of federal investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP charge two men for firearms offences as part of federal investigationNova Scotia RCMP has charged two men with firearms offences in relation to an ongoing federal investigation into organized crime and drugs in Nova Scotia.On December 9, Nova Scotia RCMP Federal Serious Organized Crime and Emergency Response Team (ERT) ...
New Glasgow Regional investigate a Hate Motivated Incident at a local pool hall

New Glasgow Regional investigate a Hate Motivated Incident at a local pool hall

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional investigate a Hate Motivated Incident at a local pool hall,   On Thursday December 10 ,2020 shortly after midnight, New Glasgow Regional Police responded to an assault at a local Pool Hall in New Glasgow, N.S. Two persons were arrested and charged on scene. 35-year-old female and ...
RCMP investigation underway​ into​ railway crossing tampering

RCMP investigation underway​ into​ railway crossing tampering

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigation underway​ into​ railway crossing tampering   On December 9, Antigonish RCMP responded to three incidents of railway crossings being tampered with in various parts of Antigonish County. On December 11, Antigonish RCMP responded to a fourth incident of a railway crossing being tampered with, this time in Monastery. During the ...
Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen ATV

Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen ATV

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen ATV. On December 6, Kings District RCMP received a report that a blue 1994 Honda RX3 Fourtrax was stolen from a business on Aylesford Rd. in Lake Paul. Police determined the theft took place between 5:00 p.m. on December ...
Police charge man with voyeurism and trespassing at night

Police charge man with voyeurism and trespassing at night

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with voyeurism and trespassing at night ​ Halifax Regional Police has charged a man with voyeurism and trespassing at night in relation to an incident that happened earlier this week in Dartmouth. ​ Yesterday morning, police received a report of a suspicious person at a residence on Inverary Drive in ...
Police charge man and woman with drug and firearms offences

Police charge man and woman with drug and firearms offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man and woman with drug and firearms offences ​ Police have charged a man and a woman with drug and firearms offences after conducting a search of a residence in Dartmouth yesterday. ​ At approximately 11 p.m. members of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division’s Drug and Guns and Gangs ...
RCMP ask for help to identify persons of interest in October 13 lobster pound​ incident

RCMP ask for help to identify persons of interest in October 13 lobster pound​ incident

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP ask for help to identify persons of interest in October 13 lobster pound​ incident The Nova Scotia RCMP has arrested 21 people so far​ in relation to criminal activity by a large group at a lobster pound in Middle West Pubnico on October 13. Police are continuing to identify those ...
CBSA Atlantic Region operational and enforcement highlights from 2020 – Protecting and Supporting Canadians during COVID-19

CBSA Atlantic Region operational and enforcement highlights from 2020 – Protecting and Supporting Canadians during COVID-19

**** CBSA Media Release CBSA Atlantic Region operational and enforcement highlights from 2020 – Protecting and Supporting Canadians during COVID-19 The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Atlantic Region today released operational and enforcement highlights that demonstrate how CBSA employees throughout the region have worked to safeguard our communities while supporting the economy during these unprecedented times. The ...
Police seek public’s assistance in assault investigation

Police seek public’s assistance in assault investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police seek public’s assistance in assault investigation ​ Halifax Regional Police is releasing photos of a person of interest in an assault investigation and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the man. ​ On October 11 at approximately 12:30 a.m. police responded to an assault in-progress in the area of Argyle ...
Suspicious death deemed a homicide​ and victim’s name released

Suspicious death deemed a homicide​ and victim’s name released

**** HRP Media Release Suspicious death deemed a homicide​ and victim’s name released ​ The suspicious death of a man who was found deceased on December 8 at an address in Halifax has been deemed a homicide, and police are releasing the victim’s name. ​ At approximately 3:10 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a ...
Nova Scotia RCMP makes arrests, seizes drugs and firearms​ in federal operation

Nova Scotia RCMP makes arrests, seizes drugs and firearms​ in federal operation

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP makes arrests, seizes drugs and firearms​ in federal operation Yesterday, the Nova Scotia RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime Section searched 13​ sites across the Halifax Regional​ Municipality as part of a long term, ongoing investigation into organized crime and drugs in Nova Scotia. The searches will continue ...
Amherst man charged following explosions

Amherst man charged following explosions

**** Amherst Police Release Brian Stephen MacDonald, 46, of Amherst was arraigned in Amherst provincial court on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, on three charges stemming from two explosions that rocked the Town of Amherst earlier this week. MacDonald is charged under these sections of Criminal Code: 1. Section 81(1)(a) – With the intent to cause ...
Amherst police have arrested one person and are looking to speak to a second “person of interest” following an investigation into two explosions that rocked the Town of Amherst

Amherst police have arrested one person and are looking to speak to a second “person of interest” following an investigation into two explosions that rocked the Town of Amherst

**** Amherst Police Release Amherst police have arrested one person and are looking to speak to a second “person of interest” following an investigation into two explosions that rocked the Town of Amherst this week. The suspect was arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, and is in police custody. He is facing numerous charges related ...
Halifax District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen mulcher.

Halifax District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen mulcher.

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen mulcher. On November 27, Halifax District RCMP received a report that a grey Denis Cimaf DAH125D industrial mulcher was stolen from a construction site on McCabe Lake Dr. in Middle Sackville. Police determined the theft took place sometime between ...
Police lay 34 charges against man in relation to multiple break and enters

Police lay 34 charges against man in relation to multiple break and enters

**** HRP Media Release Police lay 34 charges against man in relation to multiple break and enters ​ Police have charged a man in relation to multiple break and enters into residences and vehicles in the Halifax region. ​ On December 7 at approximately 7:30 p.m. Central Division patrol officers arrested Aaron Joseph Giles, 35, ...
Police continue to investigate the murder of Michael Leo Resk

Police continue to investigate the murder of Michael Leo Resk

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Michael Leo Resk ​ Today marks the 65th anniversary of the murder of Michael Leo Resk and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ On December 9, 1955, at approximately 2 a.m., police responded to a report from ...
Do you recognize this person?

Do you recognize this person?

**** RCMP Media Release Do you recognize this person? Halifax District RCMP is investigating thefts from a business on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville. On October 20 and December 7, a man entered the business and left without paying for merchandise both times. The suspect is described as white, 40s, approximately 5-foot-11 with short hair. ...
Halifax Regional Police investigate suspicious death.

Halifax Regional Police investigate suspicious death.

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police investigate suspicious death. At approximately 3:10 pm, Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint at an address in the 5500 block of Morris Street in Halifax.​ Officers located two injued males inside. Police administered first aid prior to the arrival of EHS.​ Both males were transported to ...
(Update) HRP are on the scene of a weapons call in Halifax.

(Update) HRP are on the scene of a weapons call in Halifax.

**** HRP Media Release Update:  Halifax Regional Police investigate suspicious death. At approximately 3:10 pm, Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint at an address in the 5500 block of Morris Street in Halifax.​ Officers located two injued males inside. Police administered first aid prior to the arrival of EHS.​ Both males were transported ...
Truro Police Service responded to a call of a freight train striking a male pedestrian

Truro Police Service responded to a call of a freight train striking a male pedestrian

**** Truro Police Service Release At approximately 12:15 today the Truro Police Service responded to a call of a freight train striking a male pedestrian who was in a unauthorized area of the railway tracks. The 26 year old male from Colchester County, received serious injuries and has been transported to the Colchester East Hants ...
Truro Police are looking to identify the person in these pictures.

Truro Police are looking to identify the person in these pictures.

**** Truro Police Service Release Truro Police are looking to identify the person in these pictures. If you know this person, please contact Truro Police via phone at 902.895.5351 or through our Facebook page. Police file number 2020-1754918 . ...
Police request public’s assistance identifying suspect in break and enter

Police request public’s assistance identifying suspect in break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police request public’s assistance identifying suspect in break and enter ​ Halifax Regional Police is asking for the public’s assistance identifying a suspect in relation to a break and enter that occurred last month in Halifax. ​ On November 19 at approximately 2:45 a.m. officers responded to a report of a break ...
East Hants District RCMP is asking for public help to locate stolen lumber

East Hants District RCMP is asking for public help to locate stolen lumber

**** RCMP Media Release East Hants District RCMP is asking for public help to locate stolen lumber. On November 23, East Hants District RCMP received a report of lumber being stolen from a lumber yard on North Noel Rd. in Kennetcook. Police determined the theft took place over a six-day period between November 16 and ...
Truro Police Service responded to a report of an inmate being stabbed at the Nova Institute for Women

Truro Police Service responded to a report of an inmate being stabbed at the Nova Institute for Women

**** Truro Police Service Release On Saturday December 5th shortly after 5 pm, the Truro Police Service responded to a report of an inmate being stabbed at the Nova Institute for Women located on James St. in Truro. As a result of this investigation, a 31 year old inmate is being charged with attempted murder ...
HRP Investigate robbery, two break and enters

HRP Investigate robbery, two break and enters

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax At 1:50 a.m., on the 5th of December, Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Irving gas station 280 Lacewood Drive, Halifax.​ Staff reported a male wearing all black entered and tackled the staff member to the floor and removed the cash register ...
Police charge man and woman after search of Halifax residence

Police charge man and woman after search of Halifax residence

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man and woman after search of Halifax residence ​ Police have charged a man and a woman with drug-related offences after conducting a search of a residence in Halifax. ​ Yesterday, members of the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by West Division patrol officers, conducted ...
Police investigate dog attack in Dartmouth

Police investigate dog attack in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate dog attack ​ Police are investigating an incident where a dog attacked another dog and several people yesterday in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 2:15 p.m. police responded to a report that a dog had attacked another dog and bit several people on a trail in the area of Freshwater ...
Statement from Supt. Darren Campbell re: H-Strong

Statement from Supt. Darren Campbell re: H-Strong

**** RCMP Media Release Statement from Supt. Darren Campbell re: H-StrongIn April of this year, a gunman took the lives of twenty-two innocent people and injured three others. The gunman’s actions devastated families and forever changed the lives of many. April 18 and 19 will remain etched in Nova Scotians’ minds. Days of devastating loss ...
Pictou District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen power meter.

Pictou District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen power meter.

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen power meter. On December 3, police received a report that a power meter was stolen from a structure near the intersection of the Abercrombie Rd. and the Trenton Connector. Police determined the theft took place in the early morning ...
Atlantic Network Established to Help Address Domestic Homicide

Atlantic Network Established to Help Address Domestic Homicide

**** COUNCIL OF ATLANTIC PREMIERS Release Atlantic Network Established to Help Address Domestic Homicide—————————————————-NOTE: The Council of Atlantic Premiers issued the following news release this morning, Dec. 4———————————————————In advance of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on Dec. 6, Atlantic Premiers have established the Atlantic Domestic Homicide Review Network to ...
Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft

Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a break, enter and theft that occurred in Halifax. Between 5 p.m. on December 1 and 8:30 a.m. on December 2, suspect(s) gained access to a construction site trailer on Hobsons Lake Dr. ...
Police charge Fall River man following threats complaint

Police charge Fall River man following threats complaint

**** RCMP Media Release Police charge Fall River man following threats complaint The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division has charged a Fall River man with several offences following a threats complaint. On October 28, Halifax District RCMP received a report of threats. Investigation resulted in the arrest of a 50-year-old ...
Taxi driver​ charged following over $20,000​ theft from client

Taxi driver​ charged following over $20,000​ theft from client

**** RCMP Media Release Taxi driver​ charged following over $20,000​ theft from clientEast Hants RCMP​ has charged​ a​ taxi driver​ from Lower Sackville​ with Theft over $5,000.On November 23 police​ received a report that​ the accused​ had been driving a taxi in the East Hants area stole the client’s bank card and​ gained access to ...
Sudden death not suspicious

Sudden death not suspicious

**** HRP Media Release Sudden death not suspicious ​ The sudden death that occurred on November 30th in Halifax has been ruled not suspicious. ​ At approximately 7:15 a.m. police were called to the area of Lady Hammond Road and Robie Street after a man was found deceased. ​ The Medical Examiner has completed the ...
Province Invests in First Mi’kmaw Transit Service, Other Transportation Projects

Province Invests in First Mi’kmaw Transit Service, Other Transportation Projects

**** CULTURE/HERITAGE Media Release Province Invests in First Mi’kmaw Transit Service, Other Transportation Projects—————————————————————-NOTE: A complete list of grant recipients is below—————————————————————-Government is committed to supporting transportation options for Nova Scotians. The province is investing $707,674 to help 11 organizations purchase accessible vehicles to make health care, food, employment and education easier for people to ...
RCMP charge Kentville man​ for​ dating app fraud

RCMP charge Kentville man​ for​ dating app fraud

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge Kentville man​ for​ dating app fraud Kings District RCMP have arrested a Kentville man after a complex fraud investigation. The investigation determined that a man was using an online dating app to meet and defrauds victims, often using online banking. On October 6, police arrested Tyler Janz Fairrae, 26, ...
RCMP charge two for Unsafe Operation of a Vessel in separate incidents

RCMP charge two for Unsafe Operation of a Vessel in separate incidents

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge two for Unsafe Operation of a Vessel in separate incidents ​ Meteghan RCMP have charged two people​ under Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations for unsafe activity in St. Marys Bay near Saulnierville. ​ On November 26, RCMP charged 34-year-old, Brandon Alexander Maloney,​ of​ Hants County for Unsafe Operation of a Vessel ...
Police Investigate an Assault with a Weapon – Dartmouth

Police Investigate an Assault with a Weapon – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate an Assault with a Weapon – Dartmouth ​ At 3:29 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a two injured teenage males at the Halifax Transit Terminal on Nantucket Avenue Dartmouth.​ Patrol officers located the injured males (both 17 yrs), one male sustained a small puncture wound that is ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Shelley Whidden

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Shelley Whidden

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 57-year-old who was reported missing from​ Coldbrook​ has been located and is safe. ​ The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. . Missing person: Help the RCMP find Shelley Whidden ​  Colchester District RCMP is asking for the​ public’s ...
Help RCMP solve suspicious fire

Help RCMP solve suspicious fire

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP solve suspicious fire Kings​ District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a suspicious fire to a residence on Princess Crescent in Coldbrook. Sunday morning at approximately 4:18 a.m., police were called to a house fire believed to be suspicious. The residence suffered extensive damage from the fire, ...
Police investigate weapons call

Police investigate weapons call

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate weapons call ​ Police have arrested a man in relation to a weapons complaint in Halifax. ​ At approximately 2:50 p.m. police were called to the 2000 block of Brunswick Street in Halifax in relation to a man who was threatening people in the area with a knife. The ...
Police charge man for three break and enters

Police charge man for three break and enters

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for three break and enters ​ Police have charged a man in relation to three break and enters that occurred in Halifax this month. ​ Police have charged Steven James Dewolfe, 37, of Halifax with theft under $5,000, mischief and three counts of break and enter in relation ...
RCMP Police Dog Services locates missing man

RCMP Police Dog Services locates missing man

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Police Dog Services locates missing manOn November 26​ just before 11 p.m., Kings District RCMP received a call that an 85-year-old man was missing from a Kings County home near the New Minas area.RCMP officers, including the Police Dog Services (PDS) unit, reported to the home and began to search ...
Police charge man for sexual assault

Police charge man for sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for sexual assault ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred last week in Halifax. ​ On November 26 police responded to a report of a sexual assault that had occurred at a retail business in the 5600 block of Spring Garden ...
Police investigate sudden death – Halifax

Police investigate sudden death – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police on scene of sudden death ​ Police are currently on scene of a sudden death in Halifax. ​ At approximately 7:15 a.m. police were called to the area of Lady Hammond Road and Robie Street in Halifax after a man was found deceased. ​ Investigators and members of the Forensic ...
Police investigate an attempted commercial break and enter / weapons / drug offences.

Police investigate an attempted commercial break and enter / weapons / drug offences.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate an attempted commercial break and enter / weapons / drug offences. ​ Two suspects are in custody following a break and enter in Halifax this morning.​ ​ ​ At 4:22 a.m., police responded to a commercial intrusion alarm at the Nova Scotia Liquor Commission located at 1940 Barrington Street in Halifax. ...
Assault with a weapon

Assault with a weapon

**** HRP Media Release Assault with a weapon ​ Members of Patrol & the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred early this morning in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 7:10 A.M, police responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence in the 0-100 block ...
(Found) New Minas RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating 32-year-old Kerri Henderson.Henderson

(Found) New Minas RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating 32-year-old Kerri Henderson.Henderson

**** RCMP Media Release Update: The 32-year-old woman who was missing from Coldbrook has been located and is safe. Thank you for your shares and RT on social media. . New Minas RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating 32-year-old Kerri Henderson.Henderson who was last seen around 7:30 p.m. on November 27 on ...
Colchester District RCMP are currently investigating a fatal ATV collision

Colchester District RCMP are currently investigating a fatal ATV collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal ATV collision Colchester District RCMP are currently investigating a fatal ATV collision. ​ Last evening at 8:44 pm, RCMP were called to a single vehicle ATV collision on the beach off of Hwy. 2 in Economy, Colchester County. EHS and Fire also attended. ​ The driver, a 26-year-old ...
Lunenburg RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen side-by-side ATV

Lunenburg RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen side-by-side ATV

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen side-by-side ATV On October 19, Bridgewater RCMP received a report that a black 2011 Polaris Ranger was stolen from the yard of a residence on Conquerall Mills Rd. in Hebbville. Police determined the theft took place sometime between October 18 ...
Man arrested in Brickton on child pornography charges

Man arrested in Brickton on child pornography charges

**** RCMP Media Release Man arrested in Brickton on child pornography charges The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has arrested a man in Brickton for child pornography offences. Between August and November 2020, investigators were able to download a significant amount of child pornography from an individual sharing more than 10,000 suspected images ...
Police charge two people in Dartmouth break and enter

Police charge two people in Dartmouth break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people in Dartmouth break and enter ​ Police have charged two people in relation to a break and enter that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday. ​ At approximately 8:30 a.m. police responded to a break and enter that had occurred earlier in the morning at Take it Outside located ...
Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break and enter at a business that occurred in Lower Sackville

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break and enter at a business that occurred in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates break and enter Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break and enter at a business that occurred in Lower Sackville early this yesterday morning. At approximately 3:25 a.m. on November 24, someone broke into a fenced property and accessed storage lockers at a business on Glendale Ave.​ Damage was done ...
Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft that occurred at a property in Upper Tantallon

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft that occurred at a property in Upper Tantallon

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft that occurred at a property in Upper Tantallon. On November 23, suspect(s) broke into a detached garage on a property on Chokecherry Rd. and left with several items including a set of golf clubs, hockey gear, a circular saw, a reciprocating ...
Councillor Tim Outhit elected Deputy Mayor

Councillor Tim Outhit elected Deputy Mayor

**** HRM Media Release Councillor Tim Outhit elected Deputy Mayor District 16 Councillor Tim Outhit 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 Lisa Blackburn who held the position for the past ...
Truro Police Service patrol officers attended Walmart in Truro in response to an assault.

Truro Police Service patrol officers attended Walmart in Truro in response to an assault.

**** Truro Police Release On Saturday November 21st at approximately 11:20am, Truro Police Service patrol officers attended Walmart in Truro in response to an assault. When officers arrived they were directed to a 68 year old male who had sustained serious injuries. He was taken to the hospital via ambulance. Truro Police have arrested a ...
Fire Investigation Summary for 60 Belmont Avenue , Dartmouth / 6369 Coburg Street , Halifax

Fire Investigation Summary for 60 Belmont Avenue , Dartmouth / 6369 Coburg Street , Halifax

**** Info via the HRFE Fire Investigation Summary 60 Belmont Avenue , Dartmout November 15, 2020 This fire involved a single-unit dwelling. There were no injuries and two fatalities (animals). The ignition source was determined to be smoking materials. The area of origin was determined to be a living room.   There were operating smoke alarms. The cause of ...
(Found) Missing youth: Help the RCMP find​ Haley Alice Wheaton

(Found) Missing youth: Help the RCMP find​ Haley Alice Wheaton

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing​ youth located The 15-year-old who was reported missing from​ Plymouth​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. . Missing youth: Help the RCMP find​ Haley Alice WheatonPictou District RCMP is asking for the​ public’s​ help ...
Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen Boom Log Loader

Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen Boom Log Loader

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen Boom Log Loader. On November 19, Kingston RCMP received a report that a Kesla Extended Log Boom Loader was stolen from a dealership in Aylesford. Police attended and determined the theft took place on October 16. The theft was ...
Police continue to investigate the murder of Ryan Michael Nehiley

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 second anniversary of the murder of Ryan Michael Nehiley and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ At approximately 8:54 p.m. on November 23, 2018 Halifax Regional Police responded to a ...
Assault with a weapon investigation

Assault with a weapon investigation

**** HRP Media Release Assault with a weapon At approximately 11:25am, police responded to a weapons call at 320 Lacewood Drive in Halifax, which is the Metro Transit bus terminal. Officers attended and it was learned that a men, not known to the victim at this time, sprayed him with a sensory irritant. During the ...
Police charge man with firearms offences

Police charge man with firearms offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with firearms offences Police have charged a man with firearms offences after conducting a search of a residence in Halifax yesterday. At approximately 10:45 a.m. on November 19, members of the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search warrant at a residence on Brunswick ...
Police charge man after search of a vehicle

Police charge man after search of a vehicle

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man after search of a vehicle ​ Police have charged a man after conducting a search of a vehicle that resulted in a significant seizure of cocaine (street value approximately $1 million). ​ At approximately 10 a.m. yesterday, members of the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal ...
Police charge man after search of Halifax residence

Police charge man after search of Halifax residence

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man after search of Halifax residence ​ Police have charged a man after conducting a search of a residence in Halifax this week. ​ At approximately 5:30 a.m. on November 18, members of the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and West Patrol Division officers conducted a ...
Police investigate bank robbery

Police investigate bank robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate bank robbery ​ Investigators in the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an bank robbery that occurred in Halifax this evening ​ At 6:30 P.M. a man entered the Bank of Commerce located at 6429 Quinpool Rd in Halifax. The man demanded cash and ...
Police investigating stabbing

Police investigating stabbing

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating stabbing ​ Police are investigating a stabbing that was reported early this morning. ​ At approximately 8 a.m. police received a report in relation to a woman who had been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. ​ The investigation is in the early stages and investigators are currently on-scene ...
Dr. Gaum’s license to practice dentistry in the Province of Nova Scotia suspended indefinitely, effective immediately

Dr. Gaum’s license to practice dentistry in the Province of Nova Scotia suspended indefinitely, effective immediately

**** Statement via the Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia. Accusations of inappropriate actions around Dr. Errol Gaum have surfaced and an investigation is underway. “Statement by Dr. Curtis Gregoire, Deputy Registrar, Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia On the evening of Wednesday November 18, 2020, pursuant to Section 34 of the Dental Act, an ...
RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division is asking the public’s help to solve an arson

RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division is asking the public’s help to solve an arson

**** RCMP Media Release The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division is asking the public’s help to solve an arson. At approximately 3 a.m. on October 19, Halifax District RCMP responded to an alarm at a business on Prospect Bay Rd. Upon police arrival, the member noticed a fire in the ...
That Regional Council request a staff report on renaming Micmac Boulevard, the Micmac

That Regional Council request a staff report on renaming Micmac Boulevard, the Micmac

**** HRM Media Release Date of Council Meeting: November 17, 2020 Subject: Use of the term Micmac on Municipal Streets and Facilities Motion for Council to Consider: That Regional Council request a staff report on renaming Micmac Boulevard, the Micmac Transit Terminal, and Micmac Drive in Dartmouth, and Micmac Street and Micmac Court in Halifax. ...
Two new interventional radiology suites are now open on the third floor of the Halifax Infirmary, QEII Health Sciences Centre

Two new interventional radiology suites are now open on the third floor of the Halifax Infirmary, QEII Health Sciences Centre

**** NSHA Media Release Two new interventional radiology suites are now open on the third floor of the Halifax Infirmary, QEII Health Sciences Centre. This project was announced in 2018 and is the first completed construction project at the QEII’s Halifax Infirmary, as part of the QEII New Generation project. The QEII New Generation project ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Delores Smith

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Delores Smith

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 50-year-old who was reported missing from​ Yarmouth​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. . Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Delores Smith Yarmouth RCMP is asking for assistance from the public ...
Truro Police Service received a complaint about money that has gone missing from the Truro Homeless and Outreach Society (THOS) bank account.

Truro Police Service received a complaint about money that has gone missing from the Truro Homeless and Outreach Society (THOS) bank account.

**** Truro Police Release In September of this year, the Truro Police Service received a complaint about money that has gone missing from the Truro Homeless and Outreach Society (THOS) bank account. As a result, police in the Criminal Investigation Division opened an investigation. As part of the investigation a residence in Truro Heights has ...
Police charge man in hate motivated incident

Police charge man in hate motivated incident

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in hate motivated incident ​ Police have charged a man for an incident in Halifax where hate was a motivating factor. ​ At approximately 7:55 p.m. on November 14 police received a report of a disturbance in Mount Royale Park located at 635 Washmill Lake Drive in Halifax. ...
Police identify persons of interest in break and enter investigation

Police identify persons of interest in break and enter investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police identify persons of interest in break and enter investigation ​ Police have identified two persons of interest in the investigation into a break and enter last month in Dartmouth. ​ On November 12 police requested the public’s assistance identifying two persons of interest in relation to a break and enter ...
Barrington man arrested on child pornography charges / Liverpool man arrested on child pornography charges

Barrington man arrested on child pornography charges / Liverpool man arrested on child pornography charges

**** RCMP Media Release Barrington man arrested on child pornography charges The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has arrested a Barrington man for child pornography offences. In June, investigators were able to download a significant amount of child pornography from an individual sharing more than 100,000 suspected images and videos. On August 20, ...
Response to New Brunswick Flu Shot Concerns

Response to New Brunswick Flu Shot Concerns

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Response to New Brunswick Flu Shot Concerns—————————————————————-NOTE: The following is a statement from Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health—————————————————————-On Sunday, Nov. 15, I became aware of adverse events experienced by three people in New Brunswick within a week of having their influenza vaccine. All three had received ...
(Update) Halifax Regional Police are investigating a weapons complaint in the 3600 Block of Bright Street, Halifax

(Update) Halifax Regional Police are investigating a weapons complaint in the 3600 Block of Bright Street, Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Update: male suspect is in custody. The investigation continues and charges are expected. Police are not looking for any further suspects. . Halifax Regional Police are investigating a weapons complaint in the 3600 Block of Bright Street, Halifax early this evening. At approximately 5:13 p.m. police received a report of a ...
(Found) Police Search for Missing Youths

(Found) Police Search for Missing Youths

**** HRP Media Release Police Search for Missing Youths Via HRP: The two youth who were missing from the Windmill Rd & Yorkshire Ave area have been located safe and sound. We thank the public for their concern and for getting the word out. Their picture and release have been removed from our social media ...
Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Terrance Izzard

Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Terrance Izzard

**** HRP Media Release Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Terrance Izzard ​ Tomorrow marks the fourth anniversary of the murder of Terrance Patrick Izzard, and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ On November 14, 2016 at approximately 11 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to ...
No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in Domestic Dispute

No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in Domestic Dispute

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in Domestic Dispute ————————————————————————————————————– The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released its report today regarding an allegation of domestic assault committed by a member of the RCMP. ​ On October 10, 2020 Halifax District RCMP contacted SiRT about an allegation of domestic violence committed ...
HRP Officers Cleared in Death of Dartmouth Man

HRP Officers Cleared in Death of Dartmouth Man

**** SiRT Media Release HRP Officers Cleared in Death of Dartmouth Man ————————————————————— An investigation by the province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has concluded there are no grounds for charges against two Halifax Regional Police (HRP) officers in the death of a Dartmouth man.​ In the early hours of March 30, Halifax Regional Police ...
Police remind citizens to check Halloween candy following potential tampering incident

Police remind citizens to check Halloween candy following potential tampering incident

**** HRP Media Release Police remind citizens to check Halloween candy following potential tampering incident ​ Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a potential Halloween candy tampering incident. ​ On November 11 at approximately 3:55 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a suspicious circumstance call at residence ...
Police have charged a man for a robbery in Halifax last week.

Police have charged a man for a robbery in Halifax last week.

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged a man for a robbery in Halifax last week. ​ At approximately 3 p.m. On November 6, a man entered the TD Bank located at 5495 Spring Garden Road in Halifax and demanded cash. The man attempted to flee the bank with an amount of cash but dropped ...
Province Increases Number of Sex Offender Registration Sites

Province Increases Number of Sex Offender Registration Sites

**** JUSTICE Media Release Province Increases Number of Sex Offender Registration Sites—————————————————————–Government is committed to supporting safer communities. That is why there will soon be more sex offender registration sites to support police in conducting investigations.Starting Dec.9, all RCMP detachments in the province will be able to process the annual registration of convicted sex offenders. ...
Doctor​ charged with sexual assault

Doctor​ charged with sexual assault

**** RCMP Media Release Doctor​ charged with sexual assault Cumberland County District RCMP and the Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) charged a Pugwash doctor​ following a sexual assault investigation. Tim Fashoranti, 63, of Pugwash has been charged with Sexual Assault. He​ was arrested on November 10 without incident and was later released from custody on ...
Police seek public’s assistance in break and enter investigation

Police seek public’s assistance in break and enter investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police seek public’s assistance in break and enter investigation ​ Police are seeking the public’s assistance identifying two persons of interest in the investigation into a break and enter that occurred in Dartmouth last month. ​ Members of the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a ...
Police investigate robbery.

Police investigate robbery.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery. On November 11th,​ 2020, at approximately 8:48 am, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a robbery in progress at the Shell Service Station, 1748 Bedford Highway, Bedford.​ Staff member at this location reported a white male, wearing a dark blue hoody, black track pants, black sneakers ...
(Caught) Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with offences relating to an incident that occurred on November 7, in Lower Sackville

(Caught) Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with offences relating to an incident that occurred on November 7, in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Man wanted by police on province-wide warrant arrested The​ 49-year-old man from Fall River for whom a province-wide warrant was obtained is now in custody. Halifax District RCMP have arrested him without incident last night. The man has been remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial ...
Police investigate weapons complaint

Police investigate weapons complaint

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate weapons complaint ​ Police are investigating a weapons complaint at a business in Halifax that occurred earlier this afternoon. ​ At approximately 3:05 p.m. police received a report of a man who had sprayed several people with a sensory irritant at the Shoppers Drug Mart on Quinpool Road in Halifax. ...
Police investigating suspicious fire

Police investigating suspicious fire

**** HRP Media Release (Photos contributed) Police investigating suspicious fire ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a suspicious fire that occurred last night in Halifax. ​ At approximately 11:30 p.m. police and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency responded to a fire at a vacant building in the 1100 block of Wellington Street in Halifax. The fire ...
Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a break, enter and theft that occurred in Head of Jeddore

Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a break, enter and theft that occurred in Head of Jeddore

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a break, enter and theft that occurred in Head of Jeddore. November 2, at approximately 3:30 a.m. Halifax District RCMP responded to a break and enter in progress at a business on Hwy. 7. Police arrived on scene and observed ...
Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax last month

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

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for sexual assault ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax last month. ​ On October 22 police received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred in a residence in the north end of Halifax. A man employed ...
Help RCMP locate theft suspect

Help RCMP locate theft suspect

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP locate theft suspect On November 6, Kings District RCMP was called to a grocery store in New Minas to investigate a theft of personal items that were left in a shopping cart in the parking lot. Police attended and determined that a black travel bag had been removed from ...
Two Releases: Police investigating suspicious circumstances / Police investigate bank robbery.

Two Releases: Police investigating suspicious circumstances / Police investigate bank robbery.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating suspicious circumstances Halifax Regional Police is investigating a report of suspicious circumstances that occurred in Clayton Park on November 5th. Police received a report that at approximately 12:30 p.m. a man approached a girl who was on a walking path near Woodward Avenue and Clayton Park Drive. The man ...
Police seek assistance with injured person investigation

Police seek assistance with injured person investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police seek assistance with injured person investigation ​ Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s assistance in gathering information in relation to an injured person investigation. ​ On October 21 at approximately 5:50 p.m. officers responded to a report of a person who had been found injured on Hartlen Street in ...
Charges laid after stolen excavator recovered

Charges laid after stolen excavator recovered

**** RCMP Media Release Charges laid after stolen excavator recovered RCMP Windsor/West Hants and the Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) have charged a man after a stolen excavator was recovered. On November 3, RCMP Windsor/West Hants and SCEU searched a home in Newport, Hants County.​ Police recovered a stolen John Deere Excavator worth over $100,000.​ ...
Police investigate stabbing

Police investigate stabbing

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigate stabbing ​ Police are investigating a recent stabbing​ that​ occurred in​ North Kentville. ​ On November 1 at approximately 8:40 a.m.,​ Kings District RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence on North Ave. A preliminary investigation​ determined that an altercation took place between three individuals ...
(Update) Police investigate weapons cal in Halifax

(Update) Police investigate weapons cal in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Further Update: Albert Street Weapons Call (report of shots fired) Police have completed their investigation at the scene and have cleared from the area. We thank the public for their cooperation. Police investigate weapons call. Police are currently on scene of a weapons call in Halifax. Members of Central Patrol Division ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Jocelean Piercy

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Jocelean Piercy

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Jocelean Piercy Update: The 66-year-old who was reported missing from​ Waterville​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Kings District RCMP is asking for assistance from the public to locate​ 66-year-old ...
Overnight fire under investigation – Halifax

Overnight fire under investigation – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release At 0017hrs Halifax Regional Police and Fire were called to a residence at the 0-1000 block of Brussels St in Halifax in regards to a fire within a residence. The fire was quickly extinguished before there was significant damage to the home. There were no injuries and both police and fire ...
Colchester District RCMP is investigating a complaint of a stolen 2010 green Kawasaki Teryx Side-by-Side ATV

Colchester District RCMP is investigating a complaint of a stolen 2010 green Kawasaki Teryx Side-by-Side ATV

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester District RCMP is investigating a complaint of a stolen 2010 green Kawasaki Teryx Side-by-Side ATV with attached Nova Scotia licence plate JW723 from a property on Hwy. 289. in Halfway Brook. The ATV was stolen between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on September 30. Colchester District RCMP is asking anyone ...
Arrest of a man from Fall River after threats made in October incident

Arrest of a man from Fall River after threats made in October incident

**** RCMP Media Release On October 28, Halifax District RCMP received a report of threats. Investigation resulted in the arrest of a 50-year-old man from Fall River on October 30 at a home on Clivedon Crt. Michael Christopher Cunnane remains in custody and is schedule to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on November 4.  He ...
Lower Sackville business prevents solicitation​ scam​

Lower Sackville business prevents solicitation​ scam​

**** RCMP Media Release Lower Sackville business prevents solicitation​ scam​ Halifax District RCMP were called to a Lower Sackville business reporting that they had a customer who they believed was being victimized by a fraudster.​ On Monday evening November 2, police attended the business and spoke to the potential victim. She shared with police that ...
HRP officers responded to a Robbery call at the Irving on 200 Waverly Road.

HRP officers responded to a Robbery call at the Irving on 200 Waverly Road.

**** HRP Media Release Robbery At 10:20 pm HRP officers responded to a Robbery call at the Irving on 200 Waverly Road. A lone male entered the store and approach the clerk​ demanding cash. The suspect made off with an amount of cash and fled toward the 111 Highway. No weapon was seen and the ...
(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient Update: Missing patient located and returned to hospital Nova Scotia Health is advising that the patient reported missing from a Dartmouth Hospital on November 3 has been located and returned to hospital. We thank those who assisted in locating this patient. ...
Police investigate Weapons Call – Halifax

Police investigate Weapons Call – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Weapons Call At 7:58 p.m., 2nd of November, Halifax Regional Police responded to report of a male with a firearm at Shoppers Drug Mart 5524 Spring Garden Road Halifax.​ Callers reported a male placing a long gun in his pants and entering the store.​The male then left the store and boarded a ...
Police investigate suspicious death

Police investigate suspicious death

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigate suspicious deathLunenburg District RCMP​ with assistance from Southwest Nova Major Crime Team and Bridgewater Police Department are investigating the suspicious death of a 57-year-old Pine Grove man. At 3:15 p.m. on October 30, Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a local hospital for a man who is believed to have ...
Police have charged a Halifax man with child pornography-related offences

Police have charged a Halifax man with child pornography-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Child Pornography Charges ​ Police have charged a Halifax man with child pornography-related offences. ​ On October 29, investigators in the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of a residence in Dartmouth after receiving information from the National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre (NCECC) that ...
Teen arrested after reports of car fires in Truro

Teen arrested after reports of car fires in Truro

**** Truro Police Release This morning around 145am Truro police respond to 2 car fires on Lyman St.. The Truro Police K9 team was deployed and a track was obtained that led to a residence. A 16 year old male was arrested and is being detained at Truro Police as officers seek to have the ...
X4 HRP Reports: Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) / Police Investigate Robbery & Arrest Suspect – Bedford / Police Investigate a Weapon Call – Halifax / Police provide update on missing person cases

X4 HRP Reports: Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) / Police Investigate Robbery & Arrest Suspect – Bedford / Police Investigate a Weapon Call – Halifax / Police provide update on missing person cases

**** HRP Media Releases Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Halifax At 4:14 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of possible gun shots in the 3000 block of Romans Avenue, Halifax.​ Multiple officers responded and confirmed a shooting had taken place.​ No one was injured and there no suspect information at this time.​ ​ Investigators ...
Police charge two people following drug investigation

Police charge two people following drug investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people following drug investigation ​ Police have charged two people with multiple offences in relation to a drug trafficking investigation. ​ At approximately 1:30 p.m. on October 29, investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation searched a residence on Maplehurst Drive in Dartmouth in relation to an ongoing drug ...
Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​ Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 27-year-old Daniel Angus Ryan, who has gone missing from a Dartmouth hospital. Ryan​ is an African-Canadian man who has brown eyes and black braided hair. The patient’s risk to himself ...
Illegal Tobacco Seized in Halifax

Illegal Tobacco Seized in Halifax

**** SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA/ INTERNAL SERVICES Media Release Illegal Tobacco Seized in Halifax—————————————————————–Two men face charges after illegal cigarettes were seized following an investigation by Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services’ Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.On Monday, Oct. 26, the Compliance and Special Investigations Unit, with assistance from Halifax Regional Police, searched a commercial property ...
Police charge man in homicide of Zachery Grosse

Police charge man in homicide of Zachery Grosse

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in homicide of Zachery Grosse ​ Last night, investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division charged Nicholas Roland Rhyno, 33, of St. Margaret’s Bay, with second degree murder in relation to the homicide of Zachery Jordell Charles Grosse, 25, of Dartmouth. ​ Rhyno was arrested without incident at approximately ...
Woman wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

Woman wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Woman wanted on province-wide arrest warrant Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a woman charged with several offences in North Preston.Lynnisha Downey, 33, with no fixed address, is charged with the following: ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Robbery ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Assault Causing Bodily ...
Canadian Armed Forces announces comprehensive sexual misconduct response strategy

Canadian Armed Forces announces comprehensive sexual misconduct response strategy

**** CAF Media Release Canadian Armed Forces announces comprehensive sexual misconduct response strategy The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is striving to create an environment free from sexual misconduct, where all people are treated with dignity and respect. As an organization, we have made it clear that any form of sexual misconduct within our ranks is ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Tammy Michelle Heighton

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Tammy Michelle Heighton

**** RCMP Media Release Update:The 42-year-old who was reported missing from Pictou has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. . Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Tammy Michelle Heighton Pictou District RCMP is asking for the​ public’s​ help to locate 42-year-old ...
Multi-agency enforcement initiative in Sheet Harbour

Multi-agency enforcement initiative in Sheet Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release Multi-agency enforcement initiative in Sheet Harbour On October 23, members of the Halifax District RCMP and the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal’s Vehicle Transportation Inspection Division participated in a joint enforcement operation. Checkpoints were set up in Sheet Harbour at Hwy. 7 and Hwy. 224,​ and Hwy. 7 and ...
Police release name of homicide victim

Police release name of homicide victim

**** HRP Media Release Police release name of homicide victim ​ Police are releasing the name of the victim in the homicide that occurred on Primrose Street in Dartmouth last week. ​ The Medical Examiner Service has conducted an autopsy and ruled the death a homicide. Police are now in a position to identify the ...
Have you seen this ATV?

Have you seen this ATV?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this ATV? Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a theft of an ATV. Between 4 p.m. on October 24 and 12 p.m. on October 25, a grey 2016 Polaris Scrambler was stolen from a property in West St. Andrews, Colchester County. Anyone with information about this incident is ...
Police charge man and woman with commercial break and enters in Dartmouth

Police charge man and woman with commercial break and enters in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man and woman with commercial break and enters in Dartmouth ​ Investigators in the General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man and a woman in relation to three break and enters into businesses that occurred earlier this month in Dartmouth. ​ Officers arrested a ...
Police investigate shooting in Dartmouth

Police investigate shooting in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting ​ Police are investigating a shooting that occurred this morning in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 8:45 a.m. police responded to shots fired on Leaman Drive in Dartmouth. A man shot at a parked vehicle and then fled the area. At this time, there have been no reported injuries, ...
Police have charged a man in relation to home invasion that occurred in Halifax last week

Police have charged a man in relation to home invasion that occurred in Halifax last week

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for home invasion ​ Police have charged a man in relation to home invasion that occurred in Halifax last week. ​ At approximately 6 a.m. on October 22 police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at a residence on Danforth Road in Halifax. Two men, one of ...
(Update) Police investigate suspicious package

(Update) Police investigate suspicious package

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police investigate suspicious package Police have completed the investigation into a suspicious package at the Halifax Public Gardens. It was determined that is was not a threat to public safety and the area has been reopened to the public. ​ We thank the public for their cooperation . Original post ...
Two seperate searches for missing youth successful  – Halifax

Two seperate searches for missing youth successful – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person (Youth) – Bedford At 4:37 p.m., on the 25th of October, Halifax Regional Police responded to a missing 12 year old male in the 0-100 block of William Borrett Terr. Bedford.​ At 6:30 p.m., Halifax Ground Search and Rescue was activated.​ Just before 8:00 p.m., officers located the youth without injury in the Mumford Road area.​ ...
HRP responded to an attempted robbery in the 5500 Block of Spring Garden Road

HRP responded to an attempted robbery in the 5500 Block of Spring Garden Road

**** HRP Media Release At approximately 4:50 a.m. on October 25th there was an attempted robbery in the 5500 Block of Spring Garden Road. A lone male approached the victim, produced a knife and demanded the victim’s wallet. The suspect did not get the victim’s wallet. The suspect then fled the area on foot. ​ The ...
Man​ arrested after pointing firearm

Man​ arrested after pointing firearm

**** RCMP Media Release Man​ arrested after pointing firearm Baddeck RCMP have arrested a 49-year-old man with firearm offences and resisting arrest following an incident Thursday night at a residence in Wagmatcook. At approximately 7:27 p.m. on October 22, RCMP​ responded to a call of a man pointing a firearm at another man. When police ...
Online Dispute Resolution for Family Legal Matters a First in Canada

Online Dispute Resolution for Family Legal Matters a First in Canada

****JUSTICE/SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA Release Online Dispute Resolution for Family Legal Matters a First in Canada————————————————————-Nova Scotians now have improved access to the courts for resolving family legal matters.The province’s new eCourt pilot program provides an online platform where legal counsel for both parties are able to engage in real time, online exchanges with a judge ...
Police Investigate a Homicide – Dartmouth

Police Investigate a Homicide – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate a Homicide – Dartmouth Update: Update: Primrose Street Homicide ​ Officers have cleared the scene at 24 Primrose St. in Dartmouth Investigators with the Major Crime Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and Forensic Identification Unit are conducting the investigation.​ At 6:27 p.m. on the 22nd of October, Halifax Regional Police ...
Governments Establish Joint Public Inquiry in Response to April Tragedy

Governments Establish Joint Public Inquiry in Response to April Tragedy

**** JUSTICE Media Release Governments Establish Joint Public Inquiry in Response to April Tragedy————————————————————–The joint public inquiry in response to the April tragedy in Nova Scotia has been established and the commissioners will now begin their work. ​The Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia announced their intent to establish a comprehensive joint public inquiry in ...
2020 municipal and CSAP election results released

2020 municipal and CSAP election results released

**** HRM Media Release 2020 municipal and CSAP election results released The Halifax Regional Municipality’s returning officer has officially closed the books on the 2020 municipal and Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) elections. ​ At the conclusion of this process the returning officer is now able to report the candidates with the most total votes: ...
Treaty Education Partnership Renewed

Treaty Education Partnership Renewed

**** ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS/EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT Release Treaty Education Partnership Renewed————————————————————–The province, Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey and Millbrook First Nation have renewed a memorandum of understanding creating a partnership to teach treaty education to children in all Nova Scotia schools.​The agreement commits the three partners to teach treaty education in all classrooms and grades and ensures Nova Scotians ...
Police warn citizens of suspicious phone call

Police warn citizens of suspicious phone call

**** HRP Media Release Police warn citizens of suspicious phone call Halifax Regional Police is notifying the public of a recent phone call where the caller identified themselves as a police officer and requested a donation from a citizen. The caller also asked to increase the amount of the donation when the citizen agreed to ...
Cumberland District RCMP is investigating a complaint of a stolen 2019 white Polaris RZR ATV

Cumberland District RCMP is investigating a complaint of a stolen 2019 white Polaris RZR ATV

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland District RCMP is investigating a complaint of a stolen 2019 white Polaris RZR ATV with attached Nova Scotia licence plate JY375 from a property on Valley Rd. in Westchester Station. The ATV was stolen between 6 p.m. on October 20 and 7 a.m. on October 21. Cumberland District RCMP is ...
Police charge two people following drug investigation

Police charge two people following drug investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people following drug investigation ​ Police have charged two people with multiple offences in relation to a drug trafficking investigation. ​ At approximately 9 a.m. on October 16, investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by patrol officers, stopped a vehicle in the area of Byron Crescent ...
Commissioner’s Statement: RCMP’s response to the ongoing fisheries dispute in Nova Scotia

Commissioner’s Statement: RCMP’s response to the ongoing fisheries dispute in Nova Scotia

**** RCMP Media Release  (Message from Brenda Lucki, Commissioner) Commissioner’s Statement: RCMP’s response to the ongoing fisheries dispute in Nova Scotia Today, I’d like to provide a brief statement outlining how the RCMP is responding to the evolving situation in Nova Scotia related to the lobster fishery, including how we are responding to the related ...
Police responded to a robbery at the Needs Convenience store at 266 St. Margarets Bay Rd

Police responded to a robbery at the Needs Convenience store at 266 St. Margarets Bay Rd

**** HRP Media Release At 8:32p.m. on Oct 20th, there was a robbery at the Needs Convenience store at 266 St. Margarets Bay Rd. A lone male entered with an imitation firearm and demanded cash from the till.​ ​ A struggle ensued between the suspect and another patron in the store.​ No one was hurt ...
Valley man charged with firearms and drug offences

Valley man charged with firearms and drug offences

**** RCMP Media Release Valley man charged with firearms and drug offences ​ An investigation into drug trafficking by police in Colchester County has led to a Valley man being charged with drug and weapons offences. ​ On October 16, the Colchester District Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) and General Investigation Section (GIS), assisted by ...
RCMP update on efforts to find Matthew Simon Harrie

RCMP update on efforts to find Matthew Simon Harrie

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on efforts to find Matthew Simon Harrie ​ It has been one month since Matthew Simon Harrie 35-years-old was last seen and the RCMP is requesting assistance from the public as they continue to investigate the incident. ​ Harrie was last seen on September 20, in the Wittenburg area in Colchester County. Harrie ...
(Found) Halifax Regional Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Rubens Ralph Aubourg

(Found) Halifax Regional Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Rubens Ralph Aubourg

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person UPDATE: Missing Person Located At 7:30 p.m. on October 19th, Rubens Aubourg, who was reported missing earlier this afternoon has been located safely. Halifax Police thank the public for their concern and assistance. ​ Halifax Regional Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Rubens Ralph Aubourg, 31years of age, ...
Police continuing to look for missing person Shelia Patricia Madore

Police continuing to look for missing person Shelia Patricia Madore

**** HRP Media Release Police continuing to look for missing person Shelia Patricia Madore Police are continuing to ask for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 48-year-old Dartmouth woman. Last week, police issued a media release asking for the public’s assistance in locating Shelia. She was last seen in late July in the Gottingen ...
(Update) The October 15 news release has generated extensive comments, with many citizens questioning why police are looking for tips for Ryan James Jessop as a missing person

(Update) The October 15 news release has generated extensive comments, with many citizens questioning why police are looking for tips for Ryan James Jessop as a missing person

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Ryan James Jessop The October 15 news release below has generated extensive comments, with many citizens questioning why we are looking for tips for Ryan James Jessop as a missing person. We remind citizens that regardless of a person’s background, they and their families are entitled to police services ...
RCMP charge man as a result of vehicle fire​ in New Edinburgh

RCMP charge man as a result of vehicle fire​ in New Edinburgh

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man as a result of vehicle fire​ in New Edinburgh ​ Meteghan RCMP have laid charges in relation to a vehicle fire that occurred on Tuesday October 13, 2020. ​ On October 13, Meteghan RCMP were called to a disturbance outside a lobster pound in New Edinburgh.​ While on ...
Unofficial results for the 2020 municipal election are now available online.

Unofficial results for the 2020 municipal election are now available online.

**** HRM Media Release Unofficial election results now available Unofficial results for the 2020 municipal election are now available online. The official results – and voter turnout – will not be confirmed until election staff have confirmed final numbers by Wednesday, Oct. 21. A public service announcement will be issued once results have been finalized. ...
Police investigate break and enters into two Dartmouth businesses

Police investigate break and enters into two Dartmouth businesses

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate break and enters into two Dartmouth businesses Halifax Regional Police are investigating a break and enter into the Coast Gas station at 200 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth​ that occurred​ today at​ approximately 6:30 a.m. Staff at the business arrived to open the store and discovered the front window had been ...
RCMP charge man with assault of Chief Sack​

RCMP charge man with assault of Chief Sack​

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man with assault of Chief Sack​ Meteghan RCMP have laid charges in relation to the assault of Chief Michael Sack that occurred on Wednesday October 14, in New Edinburgh. RCMP have charged 46-year-old, Chris Gerald Melanson, of Digby County with Assault. Melanson was arrested yesterday evening, October 16, and ...
(Update) Search ends in a wooded area in Dartmouth​

(Update) Search ends in a wooded area in Dartmouth​

**** HRP Media Release Update via HRP: We have wrapped up our work in Dartmouth in the wooded area near Findlay Drive and Shubie Drive. We thank the public for their cooperation. There are no further updates regarding that work at this time.​ We thank the public for their cooperation. We plan to maintain presence ...
RCMP investigate fire at fish plant

RCMP investigate fire at fish plant

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate fire at fish plant ​Yarmouth County RCMP is investigating suspicious fire that occurred to a building on Hwy. 335 in Middle West Pubnico. Around midnight, Yarmouth County RCMP and West Pubnico Fire Department as well as​ other mutual aid fire departments responded to a building fire at a​ fish​ ...
Five more Nova Scotia Health sites offering online booking

Five more Nova Scotia Health sites offering online booking

**** NSHA Media Release Five more Nova Scotia Health sites offering online booking Nova Scotia Health is expanding its online appointment booking service. Online appointment booking is now available at the following sites: ​ ·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre blood collection ·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...
Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Donald Jermaine Stevenson

Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Donald Jermaine Stevenson

**** HRP Media Release Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Donald Jermaine Stevenson ​ Today is the tenth anniversary of the murder of Donald Jermaine Stevenson and investigators with the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate the case. ​ At 8:06 p.m. on October 16, 2010, Halifax Regional Police ...
Province Supports Emergency Services Providers

Province Supports Emergency Services Providers

**** MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS Release Province Supports Emergency Services Providers————————————————————–Every Nova Scotian deserves to feel safe in their community and know that help is available, if needed. That is why the province is helping first responder organizations buy more than $1.25 million of emergency equipment.“These grants are important for first responder organizations,” said Chuck Porter, Minister ...
Halifax Regional Police has a 29 year old female in custody in relation to a Break and Enter in Halifax

Halifax Regional Police has a 29 year old female in custody in relation to a Break and Enter in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Woman arrested for Break and Enter. ​ ​ Halifax Regional Police has a 29 year old female in custody in relation to a Break and Enter complaint this morning in Halifax. ​ At approximately 3:41 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to Shadias Pizza located at 2764 Gottingen Street for a Break ...
Police charge woman for robbery

Police charge woman for robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman for robbery ​ Police have charged a woman in relation to a robbery that occurred earlier today in Halifax. ​ At approximately 5:40 a.m. police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred in a parking lot at the corner of Windsor and Cunard streets. A ...
Missing Person – Ryan James Jessop

Missing Person – Ryan James Jessop

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person – Ryan James Jessop ​ Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 33-year-old man. ​ Ryan James Jessop has not been in contact with family members for a number of weeks. This is out of character for him, and his family and police are ...
Police investigate weapons call in Halifax

Police investigate weapons call in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate weapons call Police are investigating a weapons call at a downtown Halifax hotel that occurred early this morning. At approximately 6:15 a.m. police responded to a report that a woman was being held by a group of people who were believed to be in possession of weapons at the ...
Investigation Begins into Allegations of Domestic Assault Committed by RCMP Member

Investigation Begins into Allegations of Domestic Assault Committed by RCMP Member

**** SiRT Media Release Investigation Begins into Allegations of Domestic Assault Committed by RCMP Member ————————————————————— On October 10, 2020 Halifax District RCMP contacted SiRT about an allegation of domestic violence committed by a member of the RCMP. The complainant contacted the RCMP to report that they were a victim of domestic violence. They allege ...
Missing Person: Shelia Patricia Madore

Missing Person: Shelia Patricia Madore

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Shelia Patricia Madore ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 48-year-old Dartmouth woman. ​ Shelia was last seen in late July in the Gottingen Street area of Halifax. She was reported missing to police on October 8. ​ Shelia is described as a white ...
Greater Land Protection Across Nova Scotia

Greater Land Protection Across Nova Scotia

**** ENVIRONMENT Media Release Greater Land Protection Across Nova Scotia—————————————————————–NOTE: A list of the protected areas follows the release—————————————————————–Nova Scotia has extensive coastline, pristine lakes and rivers, diverse ecosystems and an array of scenic views.Government is committed to protecting the province’s land and waterways with the addition of 10 more designated protected areas. Two of ...
Halifax District RCMP responded to a weapons complaint on Three Brooks Drive in Hubley.

Halifax District RCMP responded to a weapons complaint on Three Brooks Drive in Hubley.

**** RCMP Media Release (Photos contributed) On October 13,2020 at 2:23 p.m. Halifax District RCMP responded to a weapons complaint on Three Brooks Drive in Hubley. Five people were arrested from the home. The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section are searching the home today. The investigation is ongoing. No charges have yet been laid. ...
(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Missing patient located The 28-year-old patient who was missing from a forensic hospital in Dartmouth whom police requested the public assistance in locating last week has been found and is safe. We thank the public and media for their assistance and concern. Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing ...
Inverness County man charged in sexual assault investigation, RCMP is reaching out to the communities, in the event there are additional victims

Inverness County man charged in sexual assault investigation, RCMP is reaching out to the communities, in the event there are additional victims

**** RCMP Media Release Inverness County man charged in sexual assault investigation Inverness District RCMP has laid sexual assault charges against Hunter James Smith,​ 19-years-old, of Sugar Camp, Inverness County and is reaching out to the communities, in the event there are additional victims. Two victims have been identified and the charges are in relation ...
Colon Cancer home screening kits back in the mail as program resumes after temporary suspension due to COVID-19

Colon Cancer home screening kits back in the mail as program resumes after temporary suspension due to COVID-19

**** NSHA Media Release Colon Cancer home screening kits back in the mail as program resumes after temporary suspension due to COVID-19 Home screening kits for colon cancer are back in the mail after a six-month program suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mail outs were suspended the middle of March when provincial endoscopy services ...
General Election Day this Saturday

General Election Day this Saturday

**** HRM Media Release General Election Day this Saturday Residents are reminded they have until 7 p.m. today to cast a ballot through online or phone voting in the municipal election. ​ Once the 7 p.m. deadline passes residents will next have an opportunity to vote on general election day this Saturday, Oct. 17. ​ ...
Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the area of 7 Jackson Road

Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the area of 7 Jackson Road

**** HRP Media Release Update regarding earlier traffic diversion in Dartmouth ​ At approximately 5:30 p.m. on October 11th, 2020 Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the area of 7 Jackson Road, Dartmouth. ​ An adult male was observed by a​ witness in the wooded area between 7 Jackson ...
Police charge man for robbery

Police charge man for robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for robbery ​ Police have charged a man​ for a robbery that occurred yesterday at the Bluenose Market in Halifax ​ At 1:49 p.m. on October 10th, 2020​ Halifax Regional Police responded to a Robbery at the Bluenose Market on Titus Street in Halifax. A lone male entered ...
Police investigate Robbery on Titus St.

Police investigate Robbery on Titus St.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Robbery on Titus St. At 1:49 pm this afternoon, Halifax Regional Police responded to a Robbery at the Bluenose Market on Titus Street in Halifax. A lone male entered the store and indicated he had a gun. The gun wasn’ t seen, however the suspect obtained cash and fled ...
(Update) Update: Missing person found deceased

(Update) Update: Missing person found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person found deceased The 34-year-old person reported missing last evening was located deceased. The investigation into the death is continuing, foul play is not suspected. . Missing Person James Richard McCourt The RCMP are looking for the public’s help in locating James Richard McCourt who was last scene the ...
Charges laid after search of illegal cannabis dispensary

Charges laid after search of illegal cannabis dispensary

**** HRP Media Release Charges laid after search of illegal cannabis dispensary ​ Police have charged two men with selling cannabis after a search of an illegal cannabis dispensary in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 11 a.m. members of the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search warrant at Chronic Releaf ...
(Update) Police seek public’s assistance returning found hearing device to its owner

(Update) Police seek public’s assistance returning found hearing device to its owner

**** HRP Media Release Update: The owner of the hearing device has been located. We thank the public for their concern and assistance. Police seek public’s assistance returning found hearing device to its owner ​ Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s assistance in returning a hearing device to its owner. ​ On October 3, ...
Online appointment booking now live for five more Nova Scotia Health sites

Online appointment booking now live for five more Nova Scotia Health sites

**** NSHA Media Release Online appointment booking now live for five more Nova Scotia Health sites    Nova Scotia Health is expanding its online appointment booking service. Online appointment booking is now available at the following sites: ​ Hants Community Hospital blood collection and X-ray Glace Bay Hospital blood collection and X-ray QEII Halifax Infirmary ...
Police request public assistance identifying person of interest in hate crime

Police request public assistance identifying person of interest in hate crime

**** HRP Media Release Police request public assistance identifying person of interest in hate crime ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in relation to an incident involving anti-Semitic stickers that is being investigated as a hate crime. ​ On September 9 police were alerted to a number of ...
Police charge a man for child pornography-related offences

Police charge a man for child pornography-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge a man for child pornography-related offences ​ Earlier today, investigators in the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of a residence in Halifax after receiving information from the National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre (NCECC) that a person from Halifax had been downloading ...
RCMP seeks your help in solving cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women

RCMP seeks your help in solving cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seeks your help in solving cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is looking for your help in solving outstanding cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Every year, for a period of 10 weeks, we highlight specific cases on social media. The start ...
Traffic stop leads to drug charges

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

**** RCMP Media Release Traffic stop leads to drug chargesRCMP has charged two men with drug-related and other offences following a traffic stop and drug seizure. ​ On October 1, RCMP conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle being driven erratically on Hwy. 101 near Wolfville Ridge. The driver and passenger, both men, were taken ...
Police investigate Break and Enter / Police Investigate Robbery​

Police investigate Break and Enter / Police Investigate Robbery​

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Break and Enter. ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a Break and Enter that occurred last evening in Halifax. ​ At 9:09 p.m. on October 7th, 2020, officers responded to Break and Enter at Brothers Meats located at 2665 Agricola Street, Halifax. Witnesses observed a female approach Brothers Meats ...
Fake forestry letter circulating

Fake forestry letter circulating

****  Info via Lands and Forestry “Alert: This letter has been showing up in some mailboxes. It’s fake. We do not know who circulated it or why. There have been no Gray wolves released anywhere in Nova Scotia by any government agencies. If you receive one of these letters, please get in touch with wildlife@novascotia.ca” ...
Investigation Results in Charge Against HRP Officer / HRP Issues Public Statement re SiRT’s Findings

Investigation Results in Charge Against HRP Officer / HRP Issues Public Statement re SiRT’s Findings

**** SiRT Media Release Investigation Results in Charge Against HRP Officer — The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released a report announcing the laying of a charge of assault against a member of the Halifax Regional Police (HRP).​ Cst. Mark Pierce will appear in Halifax provincial court on November 17, 2020 regarding ...
Police have charged a man for a robbery that occurred in Halifax

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

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged a man for a robbery that occurred in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 12:20 p.m. police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Royal Bank located at 5805 Almon Street in Halifax. ​ A man entered the bank and demanded money. He fled the area ...
Fire investigation summary for 2580 Connaught Avenue, Halifax

Fire investigation summary for 2580 Connaught Avenue, Halifax

****HRFE Release Fire investigation summary for 2580 Connaught Avenue, Halifax July 17, 2020 This fire involved a multi-unit dwelling. There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be a masonry drill. The area of origin was determined to be the building exterior.  There were working smoke alarms  The cause of this fire is classified as ACCIDENTAL. ...
No Charges Against HRP Officer Involved in Walmart Incident / HRP statement on SiRT’s investigation report into Walmart incident

No Charges Against HRP Officer Involved in Walmart Incident / HRP statement on SiRT’s investigation report into Walmart incident

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against HRP Officer Involved in Walmart Incident ————————————————————— The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released its report today regarding the investigation into the January 15, 2020 arrest of an adult female in a Halifax Walmart. During the arrest, the female suffered several injuries including a fractured wrist. On ...
DFA Members Deliver Strong Strike Mandate

DFA Members Deliver Strong Strike Mandate

**** DFA Media Release DFA Members Deliver Strong Strike Mandate More than 90% of the members who cast ballots in the recent DFA strike vote said “yes” to strike action in support of the bargaining team’s position in collective bargaining. A total of 86.7% of the DFA Membership participated in the vote that closed midnight ...
Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred in Halifax

Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred in Halifax ​ At approximately 12:20 p.m. (Oct 6) police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the RBC Royal Bank located at 5805 Almon Street in Halifax. ​ A man entered the bank and demanded money. He fled the area ...
ACORN held a rally in Dartmouth in support of a family they say are being wrongly evicted at the end of October

ACORN held a rally in Dartmouth in support of a family they say are being wrongly evicted at the end of October

**** Info via ACORN / Response from Ansell ACORN held a rally in Dartmouth. Below is their description on what it was all about. “David, his two children, his mother, and brother are all facing eviction at the end of October as their landlord and property manager have chosen not to renew their fixed-term lease. ...
(Found) Missing Person: Monika Elizabeth Nauss

(Found) Missing Person: Monika Elizabeth Nauss

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Monika Elizabeth Nauss ​The 31-year-old Halifax woman whom police asked for public assistance in locating on October 6 has been located and is safe. We thank the public and media for their concern and assistance. Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 31-year-old Halifax woman. ...
Missing Person: Cassandra Joyce Clark

Missing Person: Cassandra Joyce Clark

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Cassandra Joyce Clark ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 24-year-old Halifax woman. ​ Cassandra Joyce Clark was last seen September 30 in the area of Damascus Road in Bedford wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants.​ Casandra is described as a white ...
Help the police find who attempted to rob a store in Mount Uniacke 

Help the police find who attempted to rob a store in Mount Uniacke 

**** RCMP Media Release Help the police find who attempted to rob a store in Mount Uniacke Sunday night at 10:15 p.m., a man entered a gas station/convenience store on Hwy. 1 in Mount Uniacke, and demanded cigarettes and money from the clerk. Once another customer drove into the area, the man became nervous and fled ...
Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Police Investigate Armed Robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Armed Robbery ​ On October 4th, 2020 at approximately 12:53 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Robbery at the Needs Convenience store situated at 33 Herring Cove Road, Halifax. ​ A lone male suspect entered the store, produced a knife and demanded cash from the ...
Police Investigate Break and Enters into Two Bedford Businesses

Police Investigate Break and Enters into Two Bedford Businesses

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break and Enters into Two Bedford Businesses ​ On October 3rd at approximately 11:50 a.m. Halifax Regional Police​ responded to reports​ of two break and enter complaints​ that occurred in businesses located side by side in Bedford. ​ The food industry​ businesses, Grill Way and Catering and Booza Emessa ...
Police investigate incident at Camp Hill Cemetery in Halifax

Police investigate incident at Camp Hill Cemetery in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate incident at Camp Hill Cemetery in Halifax On October 3, 2020, police received a report of damage to a sign directing visitors to the headstone of Canadian icon Ms. Viola Desmond located in Camp Hill Cemetery located on Summer Street in Halifax. Upon arrival, officers found three highly offensive words ...
Police Investigate Weapons Complaint in Halifax

Police Investigate Weapons Complaint in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Complaint ​ At 4:45 p.m. on October 2nd, 2020 Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint in the​ 0-100 block of Lacewood Drive in​ Halifax. ​ The complainant was driving on Lacewood Drive when​ the driver of another vehicle cut him off. The driver of the other ...
Two men charged in Colton Cook Murder, investigation ongoing

Two men charged in Colton Cook Murder, investigation ongoing

**** RCMP Media Release Two men charged in Colton Cook Murder, investigation ongoing RCMP have charged two Yarmouth County men in the death of 26-year-old Colton James Cook who was reported missing to police on September 27. Remains were found on September 27 near a burned vehicle and on September 29 Cook’s identifiable remains were ...
Police investigate multiple commercial break and enters

Police investigate multiple commercial break and enters

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate multiple commercial break and enters ​ Police are investigating multiple commercial break and enters that have occurred this week in the Halifax-area. ​ Since September 28, police have received eleven reports of break and enters into businesses in Dartmouth and Lower Sackville. Members of the General Investigation Section of ...
Pre-primary Program Implementation Complete

Pre-primary Program Implementation Complete

**** EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT Release Pre-primary Program Implementation Complete—————————————————————–Every four-year-old in Nova Scotia now has access to pre-primary, a free, universal early learning program.Premier Stephen McNeil visited Colby Village Elementary School, in Dartmouth today, Oct. 2, to celebrate the full rollout of the program.“Pre-primary is an investment in the future of our province by supporting ...
Military Vehicles on Nova Scotia Highways

Military Vehicles on Nova Scotia Highways

**** CAF Media Release Military Vehicles on Nova Scotia Highways Soldiers from the 5th Canadian Division Support Group will be conducting a road move October 3–4, 2020, in support of readiness training for members of the Canadian Army. Soldiers will be transiting along Highways 102, 103, and 104 in military pattern vehicles. The movement of military ...
Changes Require New Restaurants to Be Accessible

Changes Require New Restaurants to Be Accessible

**** MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS/HOUSING Release Changes Require New Restaurants to Be Accessible—————————————————————–Government is committed to building an inclusive province by 2030, in part, by ensuring accessibility is considered when policies, programs and services are developed and delivered.Soon, any new restaurants, cafés, lunch counters and delis must be accessible to all Nova Scotians. In order to get ...
(Found) Missing Person: John Warren “Chuckie” Adams​

(Found) Missing Person: John Warren “Chuckie” Adams​

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: John Warren “Chuckie” Adams​ ​Update: The 60-year-old Halifax man reported missing yesterday has been located safely. We thank the public for their concern and assistance. Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 60-year-old Halifax man. ​ John Warren “Chuckie” Adams was last seen yesterday in ...
(Update) Technological issues delay launch of online appointment booking​ at four new sites

(Update) Technological issues delay launch of online appointment booking​ at four new sites

**** NSHA Media Release Technological issues delay launch of online appointment booking​ at four new sites Unforeseen technological issues have delayed the launch of four new locations scheduled to offer online appointment booking as of today.​ Nova Scotia Health continues to work with the vendor to address these issues and to add the following sites ...
Satellite Courtrooms Secured for HRM Criminal Jury Trials

Satellite Courtrooms Secured for HRM Criminal Jury Trials

**** JUSTICE Media Release Satellite Courtrooms Secured for HRM Criminal Jury Trials—————————————————————–Criminal jury trials will be able to resume safely in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) with the creation of two new satellite courtrooms for the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia.About 22,000 square feet of leased space has been secured on Mellor Drive in Dartmouth. The ...
Police charge man and woman for robbery

Police charge man and woman for robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man and woman for robbery ​ Police have charged a man and a woman for a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth this week. ​ At approximately 7:30 p.m. on September 29 police responded to robbery that had just occurred in the 0-100 block of Prince Arthur Avenue in Dartmouth. ...
Police charge man and woman for two break and enters

Police charge man and woman for two break and enters

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man and woman for two break and enters ​ Police have charged a man and a woman in relation to two break and enters that occurred in Halifax in July. ​ On July 11, 2020 police received a report of a break and enter that had occurred at an ...
Missing person found deceased, homicide investigation ongoing

Missing person found deceased, homicide investigation ongoing

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person found deceased, homicide investigation ongoing The 26-year-old man who was reported missing on September 27 has been located deceased. The remains were located on September 29 near the intersection of Saunders Rd. and Raynardton Rd. in Yarmouth County.​ The death of Colton James Cook is considered by police to ...
Police investigate break and enters in Dartmouth

Police investigate break and enters in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate break and enters in Dartmouth On September 28 at approximately 7:30 a.m.​ police received a report of two break and enters that had occurred at that location. The suspect(s) forced entry in the business sometime overnight​ and took a quantity of cash.​ The incident is in the early stages ...
(Found) Missing youth: Help the RCMP find​ Kane Pictou-Barclay

(Found) Missing youth: Help the RCMP find​ Kane Pictou-Barclay

**** RCMP Media Release Missing youth: Help the RCMP find​ Kane Pictou-Barclay Update: Missing youth located The 15-year-old youth reported missing today has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for the shares and retweets. Kings District RCMP is asking for the​ public’s assistance to locate 15-year-old Kane Pictou-Barclay ...
Premier Delivers Apology, Sets Course for Fundamental Change in Public Safety

Premier Delivers Apology, Sets Course for Fundamental Change in Public Safety

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release Premier Delivers Apology, Sets Course for Fundamental Change in Public Safety—————————————————————–Every Nova Scotian should feel safe, protected and well served by our public institutions, but many do not.The Black Lives Matter movement in Nova Scotia and around the world has brought to the forefront the systemic failures of our current ...
Amherst Man Sentenced for Animal Cruelty

Amherst Man Sentenced for Animal Cruelty

**** NS SPCA Release Amherst Man Sentenced for Animal Cruelty Reginald Evans, 63, of Amherst, has been sentenced for animal cruelty under the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia. In October 2019, Evans was charged for failing to provide adequate medical attention, contrary to section 22 (b) of the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia. ...
Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Bedford early this morning

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Bedford early this morning

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Bedford early this morning. ​ At approximately 4 a.m. police responded to a robbery at the Irving gas station at 389 Bedford Highway. Two men entered the store and demanded cash and cigarettes. The suspects took a quantity of cash and ...
Police charge man with attempted murder and four robberies

Police charge man with attempted murder and four robberies

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with attempted murder and four robberies ​ Police have charged a man with attempted murder in relation to an incident that occurred in Halifax last November as well as four robberies that occurred in Dartmouth this month. ​ On September 25, members of the patrol division and General ...
Single-use plastic bag ban starts in October

Single-use plastic bag ban starts in October

**** CNS Release Single-use plastic bag ban The Plastic Bags Reduction Act takes effect on 30 October 2020. That means businesses will no longer be able to provide single-use plastic shopping bags at the checkout. We’re banning single-use plastic bags to encourage waste reduction at the source and to help keep plastic out of our ...
Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Halifax. At 12:01 AM on September 28th, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Bluenose Market, located at 28 Titus St, in Halifax. A man entered the store and produced a knife and then demanded the ...
RCMP is asking for assistance from the public to locate 35-year-old Matthew Simon Harrie

RCMP is asking for assistance from the public to locate 35-year-old Matthew Simon Harrie

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester County District RCMP is asking for assistance from the public to locate 35-year-old Matthew Simon Harrie, who is missing from the Wittenburg area in Colchester County. He was last seen September 20 at approximately 2:30 p.m. Harrie is described as white, with black hair and brown eyes. He is 5-foot-10 ...
(Update) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Colton James Cook

(Update) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Colton James Cook

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Colton James Cook ​Update: Missing person found deceased, homicide investigation ongoing The 26-year-old man who was reported missing on September 27 has been located deceased. The remains were located on September 29 near the intersection of Saunders Rd. and Raynardton Rd. in Yarmouth County.​ The ...
Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax.​

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax.​

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery​ ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Halifax.​ ​ At 9:40 a.m. on September 26th, ​ 2020, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Petro Canada Service Station located at 7015 Bayers Road, Halifax. A lone male suspect entered the ...
(Caught) Police request assistance in locating man with arrest warrant

(Caught) Police request assistance in locating man with arrest warrant

**** HRP Media Release Police request assistance in locating man with arrest warrant Update;​ ​ Police Arrest Man With Arrest Warrant ​ Gregory Thomas Weeks was arrested tonight at 9:32 p.m. by members of the Halifax Regional Police with the assistance of members of the​ Royal Canadian Mounted Police​ from the Lower Sackville and Windsor ...
Canada receives its first new fixed-wing search and rescue CC-295 aircraft

Canada receives its first new fixed-wing search and rescue CC-295 aircraft

**** CAF Media Release Canada receives its first new fixed-wing search and rescue CC-295 aircraft The Government of Canada is equipping the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) with the modern and effective aircraft it needs to continue its critical life-saving search and rescue missions across Canada’s vast and challenging territory. ​ The RCAF marked the ...
CBSA charges man with 23 offences following search in Porters Lake, Nova Scotia

CBSA charges man with 23 offences following search in Porters Lake, Nova Scotia

**** CBSA  Media Release CBSA charges man with 23 offences following search in Porters Lake, Nova Scotia​ ​ Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that a Porters Lake man has been charged with weapons-related offences following the completion of a smuggling investigation. In August 2019, border services officers at mail centres in Toronto ...
Halifax Woman Sentenced for Animal Cruelty

Halifax Woman Sentenced for Animal Cruelty

**** NS SPCA Media Release Halifax Woman Sentenced for Animal Cruelty Gloria Adele Martell, 72, of Halifax, was sentenced on September 23, 2020. Martell pled guilty to owning and willfully permitting unnecessary pain, suffering or injury to dogs contrary to section 445.1 (1)(a) and having custody or control of domestic dogs, abandoning them in distress ...
Halifax Regional Police statement on a recent incident involving an assault

Halifax Regional Police statement on a recent incident involving an assault

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police statement on a recent incident involving an assault ​ A number of people have commented on police response and follow up to an incident that took place on September 18.​ ​  At approximately 3:10 am, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an assault in progress at a ...
Police Investigate after business broken into in Dartmouth

Police Investigate after business broken into in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police​ were called to​ Chanoey’s Pasta at 41 Portland Street, Dartmouth at approximately​ 6:40 A.M.​ on September 24th after a passer-by noticed damage to the door and inside the business. Police arrived and​ discovered that the business had been broken into and damage done inside. The investigation is ongoing. ...
Police investigate arson in Lower Sackville

Police investigate arson in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigate arson The RCMP/HRP integrated General Investigation Section is investigating an arson that occurred on September 22 in Lower Sackville. At approximately 9:50 p.m. Halifax District RCMP were called to a structure fire on Metropolitan Ave. in Lower Sackville. Upon arrival, the structure was fully engulfed and Halifax Regional Emergency ...
HRP Investigate Attempted Robbery / Police Investigate Break & Enter

HRP Investigate Attempted Robbery / Police Investigate Break & Enter

**** HRP Media Release (x2) Police Investigate Attempted Robbery – Dartmouth​ At 9:45 p.m., 23 September, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an attempted robbery that occurred in the 0-100 block of Kennedy Drive Dartmouth.​ The victim met a buyer for his vehicle.​ However, while inspecting the vehicle the buyer produced a knife and attempted ...
Police request public assistance identifying suspect in church break and enter

Police request public assistance identifying suspect in church break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police request public assistance identifying suspect in church break and enter ​Video: Halifax Regional Police is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in relation to a break and enter into a church that occurred last week in Dartmouth. ​ On September 18, police received a report that a church ...
RCMP warns of counterfeit currency

RCMP warns of counterfeit currency

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP warns of counterfeit currency Halifax District RCMP would like to advise the public of two​ investigations​ where counterfeit currency was used in Lower Sackville. On September 22, a man entered two businesses on Sackville Dr. and made a purchase at each business using a 100 US dollar bills. The bills ...
Have you seen this ATV?

Have you seen this ATV?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this ATV? On September 20, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a stolen ATV in Wellington. The ATV was stolen from a hunting camp on Kelly Rd. overnight. The ATV is a 2020 yellow Canam Renegade with after market Silverback Gorilla Tires. The vehicle identification number ...
(Update)  Police charge three men in the homicide of Terrance Thomas Dixon

(Update) Police charge three men in the homicide of Terrance Thomas Dixon

**** HRP Media Release Update Police charge three men in the homicide of Terrance Thomas Dixon ​ Police have charged three men in relation to the homicide of Terrance Thomas Dixon that occurred earlier this year in Halifax. ​ Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged the following in connection with Terrance’s murder: Paul Shane Miller, ...
Police are​ on scene of a shooting that occurred  in Dartmouth

Police are​ on scene of a shooting that occurred  in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting ​ Police are​ on scene of a shooting that occurred  in Dartmouth ​ At 9:17 p.m.,​ Halifax Regional Police responded to Churchill Court for a report that a man had been shot. Police located a​ 22-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound;​ he was transported to hospital for ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Monika Selig (Nauss)

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Monika Selig (Nauss)

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Monika Selig (Nauss) Update: Missing person located The 32-year-old who was reported missing from​ Lower Sackville​ on September 21​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ​ Halifax District RCMP ...
Police are investigating a break and enter​ that occurred in Halifax. / Church break and enter

Police are investigating a break and enter​ that occurred in Halifax. / Church break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a break and enter​ that occurred in Halifax. ​ At 5:36 a.m., Police responded to a report of a break & enter in progress at the NSLC located at 3601 Joseph Howe Drive after a man broke in the store and removed some product. The suspect fled on ...
Halifax District RCMP respond to armed robbery

Halifax District RCMP respond to armed robbery

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP respond to armed robbery ​ On September 19, at approximately​ 6:30​ a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at a convenience store on Main Road in Eastern Passage Upon attending the location,​ Police confirmed that a lone male suspect wearing a dark winter ...
Stolen wildfire gear from Saturday Lake, Lunenburg Co.

Stolen wildfire gear from Saturday Lake, Lunenburg Co.

**** Via Lands and Forestry Release “Firefighters rely on their equipment and gear to keep us safe. After all of the hard work fighting wildfires, an estimated $5,000 worth of fire equipment similar to what’s pictured was stolen from a wildfire scene at Saturday Lake, Lunenburg Co. Report any tips to @RCMPNS ...
Break and Enters into Dartmouth Churches​

Break and Enters into Dartmouth Churches​

**** HRP Media Release Break and Enters into Dartmouth Churches​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating break and enter incidents that took place overnight on September 17​ into Sep 18 morning at​ three churches in Dartmouth. ​ During these incidents, which took place at churches on Regency Drive, Portland Street and Hastings Drive, electronics and quantities ...
Police charge man for sexual assault

Police charge man for sexual assault

**** 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 month. On September 7 police received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred in a residence on Tower Road in Halifax on September 5. A man ...
Police charge second man in the homicide of Anthony Charles Johnson

Police charge second man in the homicide of Anthony Charles Johnson

**** HRP Media Release Police charge second man in the homicide of Anthony Charles Johnson ​ Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a second man in relation to the homicide of Anthony Charles Johnson. ​ At 11:30 p.m. on January 26, 2020, Halifax Regional Police responded to the area of Connaught and ...
Police charge high-risk offender with additional breaches of a long-term supervision order

Police charge high-risk offender with additional breaches of a long-term supervision order

**** HRP Media Release Police charge high-risk offender with additional breaches of a long-term supervision order ​ Police have laid additional charges for breaching a long-term supervision order against a man who has been deemed a high-risk to reoffend. ​ On February 20, 2020 Halifax Regional Police issued a media release to advise the public ...
RCMP Officer Charged with Uttering Threats

RCMP Officer Charged with Uttering Threats

**** SiRT Media Release RCMP Officer Charged with Uttering Threats ————————————————————— The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released a report today regarding an investigation involving a male officer with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Staff Sgt. Nelson Salter has been charged with uttering threats against his spouse. The charge stems from an ...
Police charge man with sexual assault

Police charge man with sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with sexual assault Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax earlier this week. On September 14 police received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred at residence in Halifax. A man sexually assaulted a youth under 16 years ...
Woman charged for assaulting police officer

Woman charged for assaulting police officer

**** RCMP Media Release Woman charged for assaulting police officer On September 14, Cumberland District RCMP attended a home in Collingwood to arrest a woman who was breaching her court-ordered release conditions. When police arrived at the home on Wyvern Rd., they arrested 22-year-old Candace Haines, and during the arrest, Haines assaulted one of the ...
Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Sardar Ajmeer Nawabi

Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Sardar Ajmeer Nawabi

**** HRP Media Release Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Sardar Ajmeer Nawabi Today marks the third anniversary of the murder of Sardar Ajmeer Nawabi and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ At 1:38 a.m. on September 17, 2017 police were called to 36 Montgomery ...
Police Arrest Man For Robbery After Woman Assaulted

Police Arrest Man For Robbery After Woman Assaulted

**** HRP Media Release Police Arrest Man For Robbery After Woman Assaulted At approximately 8:20 p.m. on September 16th​ Halifax Regional Police responded to an attempted robbery that occurred in the 1400 block of Lower Water Street, Halifax. A woman returned to her vehicle and noticed the suspect inside her vehicle. The suspect attempted to ...
Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Robbery at a Petro Canada station

Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Robbery at a Petro Canada station

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery​ ​ Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Robbery at the Petro Canada station at 7015 Bayers Road, Halifax. ​ At 10:18 p.m. on September 16th Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Robbery at the Petro Canada station at 7015 Bayers Road, Halifax. ...
(Found) Missing Person: Monika Elizabeth NAUSS (SELIG)

(Found) Missing Person: Monika Elizabeth NAUSS (SELIG)

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Monika Elizabeth NAUSS (SELIG) Update: The Sackville woman that was reported missing on September 16 has been located safely. We thank the public for their concern and assistance. ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 31 year-old Lower Sackville woman who was last seen in ...
(Found) RCMP is asking for assistance from the public to locate a missing 17-year-old

(Found) RCMP is asking for assistance from the public to locate a missing 17-year-old

**** RCMP Media Release Missing youth: Help the RCMP find Isaiah Lauzon Update: Missing person located The 17-year-old who was reported missing from​ Antigonish on September 16 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media ​ Antigonish District RCMP is asking ...
The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section is investigating an arson that occurred yesterday in Lower Sackville

The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section is investigating an arson that occurred yesterday in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section is investigating an arson that occurred yesterday in Lower Sackville. At 12:30 p.m. on September 15, Halifax District RCMP were called to a structure fire at an apartment building on Cobequid Rd. Two separate fires were located and put out by Halifax Regional Fire and ...
Ryan James Jessop wanted by police on province-wide warrant

Ryan James Jessop wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Ryan James Jessop wanted by police on province-wide warrant ​ Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with offences relating to an incident that occurred on September 9, in Cole Harbour. ​ Ryan James Jessop, 33, of Upper Sackville, is charged ...
(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Update: Missing patient located and returned to hospital Nova Scotia Health is advising that the patient reported missing on September 15 has returned to a Dartmouth hospital. We thank those who assisted in locating this patient. . Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​ Nova Scotia Health ...
Police investigating residential break and enter

Police investigating residential break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating residential break and enter ​ Police are investigating a break and enter into a Bedford residence that occurred over the weekend. ​ At approximately 5:30 a.m. on September 13 police received a report of a break and enter at a residence on Silver Terrace in Bedford that had occurred ...
The Nova Scotia RCMP has charged two people in relation to Operation Hotwire, a federal investigation into piracy of copyrighted television programming

The Nova Scotia RCMP has charged two people in relation to Operation Hotwire, a federal investigation into piracy of copyrighted television programming

**** RCMP Media Release Federal investigation into piracy of copyrighted content The Nova Scotia RCMP has charged two people in relation to Operation Hotwire, a federal investigation into piracy of copyrighted television programming. In June 2019, Nova Scotia RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime (FSOC) began an investigation following a complaint from a telecommunications company ...
Police Investigate Robbery & Arrest Suspect​

Police Investigate Robbery & Arrest Suspect​

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery & Arrest Suspect​ At 12:35 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery that had occurred at the Irving gas station, 5450 Inglis Street, Halifax.​ A male entered the business producing a pointed stick and demanded money from the cashier.​ The staff member disarmed the suspect.​ The suspect did not ...
When two frightened parents rushed into the Lower Sackville RCMP Detachment with a choking child, S/Sgt. Erica Pynn sprang into action

When two frightened parents rushed into the Lower Sackville RCMP Detachment with a choking child, S/Sgt. Erica Pynn sprang into action

**** RCMP Media Release When two frightened parents rushed into the Lower Sackville Detachment with a choking child, S/Sgt. Erica Pynn sprang into action. On September 7 at approximately 12:30 p.m., a family was en route to the hospital with their four-year-old who had swallowed a quarter. The coin was lodged in his throat, blocking ...
Police investigating break and enters into storage units

Police investigating break and enters into storage units

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating break and enters into storage units Police are investigating a number of break and enters into units at two self-storage locations in Halifax that occurred over the weekend. At approximately 9:20 a.m. on September 13, police responded to a report of a break and enter not-in-progress at U-Haul Moving ...
Digby RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with offences in Digby and Kings Counties

Digby RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with offences in Digby and Kings Counties

**** RCMP Media Release Digby RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with offences in Digby and Kings Counties. Nicholas Eugene Croscup, 39, of Deep Brook, Annapolis County, is charged with Fraud, Identity Fraud, Forgery, and related offences. Police have three ongoing investigations involving Croscup selling vehicles ...
Nova Scotia Health, IWK rolling out online booking service

Nova Scotia Health, IWK rolling out online booking service

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health, IWK rolling out online booking service Nova Scotia Health is expanding its online appointment booking service. This system currently includes the ability to book blood collection appointments at Woodlawn blood collection in Dartmouth and Colchester East Hants Health Centre in Truro. The service will be a new offering ...
Police continue to investigate the murder of Josiah Kaelin Sparks

Police continue to investigate the murder of Josiah Kaelin Sparks

**** RCMP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Josiah Kaelin Sparks Today marks the​ 3rd anniversary of the murder of​ 22-year-old Josiah Kaelin Sparks of Lake Loon. Just after​ 8​ p.m. on September​ 14,​ 2017, police responded to a​ 911​ call after Sparks was found deceased on Cherry Brook Rd in Lake ...
Police have charged a man and a woman for a break and enter that occurred in Dartmouth

Police have charged a man and a woman for a break and enter that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man and woman for break and enter ​ Police have charged a man and a woman for a break and enter that occurred in Dartmouth last week. ​ At approximately 5 a.m. on September 11 police responded to a break and enter in progress at Celtic Corner located at ...
Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect​

Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect​

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect​ At 6:17 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Break & Enter in progress into an apartment in the 1000 block of South Park Street Halifax.​ ​ A caller reported waking up to smashing sounds and an unknown male yelling inside the ...
Halifax Regional Police received a report of a stolen firearm​ (handgun)​ that was accidentally left in a locked case outside the owners residence in Dartmouth

Halifax Regional Police received a report of a stolen firearm​ (handgun)​ that was accidentally left in a locked case outside the owners residence in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police seek missing firearm​ On September 13 at approximately 9:20 p.m.,​ Halifax Regional Police received a report of a stolen firearm​ (handgun)​ that was accidentally left in a locked case outside the owners residence in the 0-100 block of Leaman Drive,​ Dartmouth.​ The caller reported returning home at 4:00 p.m.,​ after cancelling a planned trip to a ...
Christopher Robert Gregory wanted by police on province-wide warrant

Christopher Robert Gregory wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Christopher Robert Gregory wanted by police on province-wide warrant ​ Kings District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with offences in Kings County. ​ Christopher Robert Gregory, 29, of Whites Corner, Kings County, is charged with three counts of Failure to Comply ...
Police charge two people for robberies and a break and enter

Police charge two people for robberies and a break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people for robberies and a break and enter ​ Police have charged a man and a woman in relation to two robberies and a break and enter that occurred in Dartmouth over the last month. ​ On August 19 at approximately 1:20 a.m. police received a report of ...
On this day in 2001 the New York skyline changed forever

On this day in 2001 the New York skyline changed forever

On this day in 2001 the New York skyline changed forever as two aircraft were flown into the twin towers. Many lives were lost in the attack, including first responders, and a long running war was triggered. The Halifax airport responded by hosting diverted flights (as seen in this photo via the HIAA). Halifax provided ...
NSP investigates issue within the cooling system, cleans up at Tufts Cove

NSP investigates issue within the cooling system, cleans up at Tufts Cove

**** NSP Media Release Yesterday, a NSP team at Tufts Cove noticed a light oily sheen on the water along the edge of the plant.​ ​ A preliminary investigation indicates a minor issue within the cooling system environment which allowed a small amount of oily water from the plant to seep out and create a ...
Final list of candidates and key dates for upcoming municipal election

Final list of candidates and key dates for upcoming municipal election

**** HRM Media Release Final list of candidates and key dates for upcoming municipal election The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that candidates are now officially declared for the upcoming municipal and Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) elections. The full list of candidates can be viewed online. https://www.halifax.ca/city-hall/elections/official-candidates-2020-municipal-csap-election Please note that all seats were ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Jeanne Margaret Watson

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Jeanne Margaret Watson

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Jeanne Margaret Watson ​Update: Missing person located The 19-year-old who was reported missing from​ Lower Sackville​ on September 10​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Halifax District RCMP is ...
Kings District RCMP is requesting assistance from the public to identify two people suspected of breaking and entering and causing damage to a Cambridge school

Kings District RCMP is requesting assistance from the public to identify two people suspected of breaking and entering and causing damage to a Cambridge school

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP is requesting assistance from the public to identify two people suspected of breaking and entering and causing damage to a Cambridge school. On August 8 at 3:52 a.m., Kings District RCMP responded to an intrusion alarm at the school, which is on Hwy. 1 in Cambridge. An immediate ...
Talk to your preteens and teens about intimate images and video

Talk to your preteens and teens about intimate images and video

**** RCMP Media Release Talk to your preteens and teens about intimate images and video ​ As your junior high and high school aged kids settle into a J school year, it’s a good time to talk to them about cyber safety. ​ A fresh school year brings new relationships, social pressures and technology, so ...
Police seek suspect in break and enter

Police seek suspect in break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police seek suspect in break and enter Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a break and enter that occurred in Bedford where firearms were stolen. Police received a report of a break and enter that had occurred on August 30 at a residence in the 600 ...
No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting

No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting —- The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has completed its investigation into the fatal shooting of a male in Truro in August 2019. In the early morning hours of August 10, 2019, the RCMP were investigating a complaint of a ...
On September 5, an on-duty Shelburne RCMP officer returned to his home and found an intoxicated male on his back deck

On September 5, an on-duty Shelburne RCMP officer returned to his home and found an intoxicated male on his back deck

**** RCMP Media Release Man arrested for drug offences at RCMP officer’s home On September 5, an on-duty Shelburne RCMP officer returned to his home and found an intoxicated male on his back deck. The male was arrested for Public Intoxication at which point he attempted to escape custody. He was arrested a short time ...
Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery​ ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred last evening in Dartmouth. At 9:51 p.m. on Monday evening, September 7th, ​ 2020, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Irving Service Station located at 200 Waverley Road, Dartmouth. A lone male suspect entered the ...
RCMP responded to a plane crash that occurred in Scotch Village.

RCMP responded to a plane crash that occurred in Scotch Village.

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP responded to a plane crash that occurred in Scotch Village. At 10:19 a.m on September 6., the RCMP, EHS and Fire Service agencies from the area responded to a plane crash involving a small single engine plane near the Stanley Airport. The male pilot and lone occupant received apparent non-life-threatening ...
One deceased and two others in hospital after ingesting a white powder substance

One deceased and two others in hospital after ingesting a white powder substance

**** RCMP Media Release One deceased and two others in hospital after ingesting a white powder substance Early today at 3:05 a.m., Colchester RCMP and EHS responded to a medical emergency in Earltown where a 24-year-old Colchester County man was pronounced deceased at the scene and two other adult males were taken to hospital in ...
(Caught) Desmond Bernard wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

(Caught) Desmond Bernard wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Man wanted by police on province-wide warrant arrested The​ 25-year-old man from Wagmatcook for whom a province-wide warrant was obtained is now in custody. Baddeck RCMP have arrested him without incident. The man has been remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear​ in Wagmatcook Provincial Court on September 8. ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Kait-Lynn (Alex) Bezanson

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Kait-Lynn (Alex) Bezanson

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Kait-Lynn (Alex) Bezanson Update: Missing person located The 16-year-old who was reported missing from​ Pictou County​ on September 5​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. . Pictou District RCMP ...
Help RCMP solve theft of construction equipment

Help RCMP solve theft of construction equipment

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP solve theft of construction equipment Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a theft of construction equipment in Hubley. Sometime on the weekend of August 8-10, various construction equipment was stolen from a shed at a home on St. Margaret’s Bay Rd. The suspect(s) may ...
Police Investigate Robberies – HRM

Police Investigate Robberies – HRM

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robberies Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred last evening in Dartmouth. At 11:27 p.m. on September 4th, ​ 2020, officers responded to a report of a robbery at Highfield Variety located at 94 Highfield Park Drive, Dartmouth. A lone male suspect entered the Variety store and produced ...
Police have charged a man for a break and enter that occurred in Halifax

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

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with break and enter Police have charged a man for a break and enter that occurred in Halifax last night. At approximately 10:20 p.m. police responded to a report of a break and enter in progress in the 2200 block of Brunswick Street. A man had entered a ...
Halifax Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program

Halifax Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program

**** JUSTICE Media Release Halifax Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program ————————————————————- Government is offering a reward of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the homicide of 45-year-old Jason Andrew Smith. On Dec. 15, 2019, 911 received a call that a person was ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Kait-Lynn (Alex) Bezanson

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Kait-Lynn (Alex) Bezanson

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 16-year-old who was reported missing from​ Pictou County​ on September​ 2​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. . Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Kait-Lynn (Alex) Bezanson Pictou District RCMP ...
Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred last night in Dartmouth. At 8:45 p.m. on September 3rd, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Wilson’s Esso on the Go, located at 174 Ochterloney St, in Dartmouth. A man entered the store and produced a knife and ...
New Glasgow Regional Police have issued two separate warrants for the arrest of a Pictou County male

New Glasgow Regional Police have issued two separate warrants for the arrest of a Pictou County male

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police have issued two separate warrants for the arrest of a Pictou County male, Mathew Nathan Fulton of Pictou County, New Glasgow, N.S. New Glasgow Regional Police have issued two warrants for arrest for Mathew Nathan Fulton. Both warrants involve an separate ongoing investigations of forceable confinement ...
(Found) RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate two missing teens

(Found) RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate two missing teens

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Two missing teens located ​The two people who were reported missing from Truro on September 3 have been located and are safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. . Colchester RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate two ...
Police charge man with multiple break and enters and thefts

Police charge man with multiple break and enters and thefts

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with multiple break and enters and thefts Police have charged a man with six break and enters and four thefts that occurred in Halifax. At approximately 11:15 p.m. on September 1, police responded to a break and enter in progress at the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation located at ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Joseph​ Allen Jollimore

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Joseph​ Allen Jollimore

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Joseph​ Allen Jollimore ​Update: Missing person located ​The 32-year-old who was reported missing from​ Milton on​ September 2​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Queens County District RCMP is ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find David MacDonald

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find David MacDonald

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find David MacDonald ​Update: Missing person located The 43-year-old who was reported missing from​ Waterville on September​ 3​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Kings District RCMP is asking for ...
(Updated) HRP investigate Assault with a Weapon – Halifax

(Updated) HRP investigate Assault with a Weapon – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Assault with a Weapon Update: Investigators have charged Stephen Wayne Frederick, 63, of Halifax with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon. He is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial court today to face the charges. . On September 2nd at 7:55 p.m., officers responded to the area of Rosedale Avenue and Dutch ...
Halifax District RCMP has charged a 44-year-old man from Glace Bay with assault with a weapon and dangerous driving

Halifax District RCMP has charged a 44-year-old man from Glace Bay with assault with a weapon and dangerous driving

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP has charged a 44-year-old man from Glace Bay with assault with a weapon and dangerous driving following a recent incident in Goffs. At 12:25 a.m. on August 30, Halifax District RCMP were called to assist Halifax Regional Police (HRP) with an erratic driver on Bell Blvd. An HRP ...
Truro man chqrged with possession of child pornography and distribution of child pornography

Truro man chqrged with possession of child pornography and distribution of child pornography

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Criminal Investigation Division have charged 59 year old Richard Devanney, of Truro, with possession of child pornography and distribution of child pornography. The offences occurred between September 2018 and June 2019. The accused has been released to appear in Truro Provincial Court in October. ...
Police continue to investigate murder of Douglas Keating

Police continue to investigate murder of Douglas Keating

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate murder of Douglas Keating ​ Today marks the 20th anniversary of the murder of Douglas Keating and and the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ Douglas’ body was discovered by two pedestrians near the water tower behind 299 Main Avenue in Halifax around 10:50 a.m. on ...
Police continue to investigate the murder of Rickey Walker

Police continue to investigate the murder of Rickey Walker

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Rickey Walker ​ September 1st marks the fourth anniversary of the murder of Rickey Walker, and the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ At approximately 2:50 a.m. on September 1, 2016, 48-year-old Rickey Walker was located in medical distress behind ...
(Update) Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 60 year-old Dartmouth man.

(Update) Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 60 year-old Dartmouth man.

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Michael SIMPSON (DOB: 1960-03-17) Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 60 year-old Dartmouth man. Michael SIMPSON was last seen in the area of Sackville Drive and Cobequid Road in Sackville, Nova Scotia, on August 22nd, 2020. He is described as a white male, 6’8” tall, approximately 275 ...
(Found) Pictou District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate two missing teens

(Found) Pictou District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate two missing teens

**** RCMP Media Release Update: The two people who were reported missing from Plymouth on August 31​ have been located and are safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. . Pictou District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate two missing people, 15-year-old ...
Police investigates suspicious fires

Police investigates suspicious fires

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigates suspicious fires Just after midnight on August 1, Halifax District RCMP responded to a suspicious fire at a home on Murphys Rd. in Wyses Corner. Police attended and the Fire Department was already on scene where two vehicles were on fire. The fires are believed to be suspicious and ...
Police seek public’s assistance in identifying suspect

Police seek public’s assistance in identifying suspect

**** HRP Media Release Police seek public’s assistance in identifying suspect ​ Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in relation to an assault that occurred last month in Halifax. ​ At approximately 6:50 p.m. on July 27, police responded to a report of a physical disturbance in progress on a ...
RCMP responded to a Tohatsu 9.8 HP boat motor stolen off of a dingy in Glen Haven

RCMP responded to a Tohatsu 9.8 HP boat motor stolen off of a dingy in Glen Haven

**** RCMP Media Release On August 17 at approximately 9 a.m., an RCMP officer responded to a call about a Tohatsu 9.8 HP boat motor, serial number 002876BX, which was stolen off of a dingy at a sailing club in Glen Haven. The investigation revealed that multiple boats at the club were entered into and ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ James Whiteman​

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ James Whiteman​

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ James Whiteman​ Update: Missing person located ​The 42-year-old who was reported missing from​ Kingston on August​ 30 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Kingston RCMP is asking for the​ ...
Two HRP incidents: Man arrested for property damage attempted to disarm arresting officer in Halifax  / Assault and attempted robbery – Dartmouth 

Two HRP incidents: Man arrested for property damage attempted to disarm arresting officer in Halifax  / Assault and attempted robbery – Dartmouth 

**** HRP Media Release Assault and attempted robbery – Dartmouth  On August 29, 2020 at 7:58 pm Halifax Regional Police received a call of three people fighting on the street in 30-40 block of Woodlawn Rd, Dartmouth.​ When officers arrived all three persons were located.​ After investigating the incident officers learned that a man and ...
Police have charged​ another driver for stunting in Dartmouth

Police have charged​ another driver for stunting in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged​ another driver for stunting Police have charged a​ man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit earlier tonight in Dartmouth. At approximately​ 10:30 p.m. a patrol​ member observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111. The officer captured ...
Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating robbery ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Halifax. At approximately 4:45 a.m., officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Irving Service Station located at 5450 Inglis Street in Halifax. A man entered the service station store and presented a ...
(Foubd) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ three missing people

(Foubd) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ three missing people

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Three missing located The three people who were reported missing from Plymouth on August 28​ have been located and are safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ three missing people Pictou District RCMP is ...
Have you seen this off-highway vehicle?

Have you seen this off-highway vehicle?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this off-highway vehicle? On August 23, Kings District RCMP responded to a report of a stolen side-by-side from a property on Main St. in Berwick. The theft occurred between August 17 and August 23. The keys for the vehicle were taken from a garage on the same property. ...
Sexual Violence Prevention Grants Support More Projects

Sexual Violence Prevention Grants Support More Projects

**** ADVANCED EDUCATION Release Sexual Violence Prevention Grants Support More Projects ———————————————————— The province is funding more projects to prevent sexual violence and keep students safe on university and community college campuses. The Sexual Violence Prevention Grant has been approved to fund eight projects so far this year, totalling about $432,000. “Sexual violence is still ...
Police continue to investigate the murder of Jason MacCullough & Michael Leonard Hamm

Police continue to investigate the murder of Jason MacCullough & Michael Leonard Hamm

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Jason MacCullough Today marks the 21st anniversary of the murder of Jason MacCullough and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. Jason’s body was found on a paved path between 100 and 104 Pinecrest Drive in ...
Seasonal supervision extended at select municipal beaches

Seasonal supervision extended at select municipal beaches

**** HRM Media Release Seasonal supervision extended at select municipal beaches Lifeguard supervision and water quality testing at all municipal beaches ends for the summer season on Monday, August 31, however, the following beaches will reopen Saturday, September 5 to Monday, September 7: Chocolate Lake beach Kearney Lake beach Penhorn Lake beach Lifeguard supervision will ...
Weapon charges and seized​ handguns

Weapon charges and seized​ handguns

**** HRP Media Release Weapon charges and seized​ handguns​ ​ On August 27​ at​ 2:14 p.m., officers responded to the 6000 block of Young Street in Halifax to a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle, and the vehicle had fled the scene. Officers located a woman suffering from non-life threatening injuries and another​ ...
Police charge man and request public assistance ​

Police charge man and request public assistance ​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man and request public assistance ​ ​ On August 25 at approximately 8:20 p.m., Halifax Regional Police officers responded to a report of a stolen motor vehicle and were following GPS coordinates reported by a caller. Officers followed the vehicle to Waterloo Street and Fraser Street in Halifax when the driver ...
Police looking to identify vehicle and person of interest

Police looking to identify vehicle and person of interest

**** RCMP Media Release Police looking to identify vehicle and person of interest Halifax District RCMP is asking the for the public’s help to identify a vehicle and a person of interest in relation to several mischief and thefts from vehicles in the Halifax Regional Municipality. Over the last few weeks, several vehicles have had ...
Royal Canadian Navy Adopts More Inclusive Rank Designation

Royal Canadian Navy Adopts More Inclusive Rank Designation

**** RCN Media Release Royal Canadian Navy Adopts More Inclusive Rank Designation ​ The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) is continuing to work to create a more inclusive environment within the workplaces, whether that is at sea or at home. Following survey with over 18,000 respondents, the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has chosen a new English ...
Investigation Concludes No Charges to be Laid Against HRP Officers

Investigation Concludes No Charges to be Laid Against HRP Officers

**** SiRT Media Release Investigation Concludes No Charges to be Laid Against HRP Officers ————————————————————— An investigation by the province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has concluded there are no grounds for charges against two Halifax Regional Police (HRP) officers who responded to a complaint of a disturbance at a Halifax apartment building on April ...
SiRT to Investigate Discharge of Firearm by Halifax Regional Police Officer

SiRT to Investigate Discharge of Firearm by Halifax Regional Police Officer

**** SiRT Media Release SiRT to Investigate Discharge of Firearm by Halifax Regional Police Officer The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) is investigating the circumstances surrounding the discharge of a firearm by a Halifax Regional Police officer. On August 25, Halifax Regional Police were investigating a complaint of a stolen vehicle. At approximately ...
Halifax Water: No Increase in Water Rates Over Next Two Years

Halifax Water: No Increase in Water Rates Over Next Two Years

**** Halifax Water Release No Increase in Water Rates Over Next Two Years Earlier today the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (NSUARB) approved Halifax Water’s recommendation that there be no increase in water rates for fiscal 2020/21 and 2021/22; and no increase in overall wastewater rates in 2020/21. An increase to wastewater treatment/usage charges ...
Police report incident to SiRT

Police report incident to SiRT

**** HRP Media Release Police report incident to SiRT ​ Earlier this evening, police responded to a report of a stolen motor vehicle and were following GPS coordinates reported by a caller. Officers were following the vehicle at Waterloo St and Fraser St in Halifax when the driver put the vehicle in reverse and struck ...
RCMP charge man in relation to missing youth​

RCMP charge man in relation to missing youth​

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man in relation to missing youth​ RCMP has charged Darcy Dwayne Doyle, 47, of Mira Gut, with Abduction as part of a missing person investigation. On August 13, Eskasoni RCMP began an investigation into a missing 14-year-old youth who was believed to be with Doyle. The investigation was conducted in ...
Robbery with Firearm in Dartmouth

Robbery with Firearm in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Robbery with Firearm in Dartmouth​ ​ At approximately 12:25 a.m. on August 25th, 2020 Halifax Regional Police responded to​ a Robbery at the Ultramar at 640 Windmill Road, Dartmouth. ​ A lone male entered the business, pointed a firearm at the male clerk and​ demanded money. The clerk was not injured. ...
Halifax Regional Police arrest suspect in​ Dartmouth Robbery​

Halifax Regional Police arrest suspect in​ Dartmouth Robbery​

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police arrest suspect in​ Dartmouth Robbery​ ​ At approximately 8:25 p.m. on August 24th, 2020 Halifax Regional Police received a report of a Robbery that had just occurred at the McDonald’s restaurant at 25 Nantucket Avenue, Dartmouth. A lone male entered the business and demanded money, a weapon was ...
Body​ found in Halifax Harbour

Body​ found in Halifax Harbour

**** HRP Media Release Body​ found in Halifax Harbour On August 24, 2020 at approximately 6:30 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report from the Coast Guard that the body of a man​ was​ located in the​ Halifax Harbour near Africville. There is no initial​ evidence to suggest​ that the person met with foul ...
Halifax District RCMP is investigating two recent incidents of damage to a home that occurred on Moore Rd. in Antrim.

Halifax District RCMP is investigating two recent incidents of damage to a home that occurred on Moore Rd. in Antrim.

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is investigating two recent incidents of damage to a home that occurred on Moore Rd. in Antrim. On August 9, a homeowner arrived home after a few days to two broken front windows. The windows were broken from rocks and what appeared to be a metal gear for ...
Two RCMP Incidents: Victim defrauded $20,000 / Have you seen this side-by-side?

Two RCMP Incidents: Victim defrauded $20,000 / Have you seen this side-by-side?

**** RCMP Media Release Victim defrauded $20,000 Halifax District RCMP received a report of a fraud where the victim was defrauded $20,000 in McGraths Cove. On August 20, the victim received a call from someone unknown to them who stated they worked for the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The suspect told the victim that they owed ...
Police charge man in homicide of Trevor Charles Miller

Police charge man in homicide of Trevor Charles Miller

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in homicide of Trevor Charles Miller Police have charged a man in relation to the murder of Trevor Charles Miller that occurred in early July in Halifax. ​ Today at approximately 1:15 p.m., investigators with the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division arrested 39-year-old Ian Matthew Huskins at Halifax Provincial ...
Operational pause of CT-114 Tutor fleet lifted

Operational pause of CT-114 Tutor fleet lifted

**** CAF Media Release Operational pause of CT-114 Tutor fleet lifted ​ The Commander of 2 Canadian Air Division, Brigadier-General Denis O’Reilly, has today lifted the operational pause on the CT-114 Tutor fleet. ​ The operational pause was implemented following a Snowbirds CT-114 Tutor accident in Kamloops, B.C. on May 17, which resulted in the death ...
Investigation Concludes No Charges to be Laid Against HRP Officers

Investigation Concludes No Charges to be Laid Against HRP Officers

**** SiRT Media Release Investigation Concludes No Charges to be Laid Against HRP Officers ————————————————————— An investigation by the province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has concluded there are no grounds for charges against two Halifax Regional Police (HRP) officers who responded to a complaint of a disturbance at a Halifax apartment building on April ...
Additional arrest and​ charges laid by Human Trafficking Team

Additional arrest and​ charges laid by Human Trafficking Team

**** RCMP Media Release Additional arrest and​ charges laid by Human Trafficking Team The Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Team has arrested a man and laid additional charges​ in relation to Operation Hush. The Provincial Human Trafficking Team received information that persons in the Pictou County area were attempting to target and recruit young women from ...
(Found) RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate 16-year-old Kait-Lynn

(Found) RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate 16-year-old Kait-Lynn

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located ​The 16-year-old who was reported missing from​ Plymouth on August​ 23 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. . Pictou District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate 16-year-old Kait-Lynn ...
(Found) Missing Person:​ Amber Hendry

(Found) Missing Person:​ Amber Hendry

**** HRP Media Release Update-​ The​ woman reported missing earlier has been located ​ Amber Hendry has been located and is safe. Missing Person:​ Amber Hendry Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 26 year old female reported missing from Halifax. Amber Hendry was last seen in the Bayers Lake area near Montana’s ...
The 14-year-old youth who was reported missing from Eskasoni on August 13 has been located by police and is safe

The 14-year-old youth who was reported missing from Eskasoni on August 13 has been located by police and is safe

**** RCMP Media Release The 14-year-old youth who was reported missing from Eskasoni on August 13 has been located by police and is safe. At approximately 11:30 pm last night, the RCMP Air Services reported a fire in an isolated location in the Canoe Lake area. RCMP officers on the ground made their way to ...
Multiple charges laid, drugs and weapons seized in Kings County

Multiple charges laid, drugs and weapons seized in Kings County

**** RCMP Media Release Multiple charges laid, drugs and weapons seized in Kings County ​ A lengthy investigation by police in Kings and Annapolis County has led to three people being charged with drug and weapons offences in Kingston. On August 14 at approximately 2 p.m.,​ Kingston RCMP, Kings District Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) ...
August 23 will mark the 1st anniversary of the disappearance of Peter Anthony Walsh

August 23 will mark the 1st anniversary of the disappearance of Peter Anthony Walsh

**** RCMP Media Release August 23 will mark the 1st anniversary of the disappearance of Peter Anthony Walsh. Walsh, known as “Tony” to his family and friends, was last seen on August 23, 2019 in Truro. On the morning and afternoon of Friday, August 23, 2019, Tony is known to have driven to various locations ...
(Found) Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 15-year-old Dartmouth youth

(Found) Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 15-year-old Dartmouth youth

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Kiegan Turple​ ​ Update: The 15-year-old Male youth from Dartmouth who was reported missing this morning, has been located safely. Police thank the public for their concern and assistance. Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 15-year-old Dartmouth youth. Kiegan Turple was last seen in ...
Police continue to investigate the murder of Donald David Snelgrove

Police continue to investigate the murder of Donald David Snelgrove

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Donald David Snelgrove ​ Today marks the 20th anniversary of the murder of Donald David Snelgrove and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ On August 21, 2000, at approximately 1:20 p.m., police responded to a report of ...
Police Investigate a business break and enter

Police Investigate a business break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate a business break and enter ​ August 21 , 2020 at about​ 2:05 AM, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Break and Enter in progress​ at the NSLC located at​ 2559 Agricola Street, Halifax.​ Security had contacted police after seeing a male break into the store ...
Pictou District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate 17-year-old Isabel Ann

Pictou District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate 17-year-old Isabel Ann

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate 17-year-old Isabel Ann Fulton who was last seen yesterday at approximately 11:45 a.m. in Plymouth. Fulton is described as Caucasian, 5-foot-6 and 245 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a long yellow flowered dress, ...
RCMP are investigating armed robbery

RCMP are investigating armed robbery

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP are investigating armed robbery On August 19, at approximately 5:30 a.m., members of the Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of an armed robbery at a service station on Beaver Bank Rd. in Lower Sackville. RCMP officers responded and learned that a lone suspect entered the store, produced a ...
(Found) Missing​ youth believed to be in Canoe Lake area of Cape Breton: Alert issued to local residents

(Found) Missing​ youth believed to be in Canoe Lake area of Cape Breton: Alert issued to local residents

**** RCMP Media Release Missing​ youth believed to be in Canoe Lake area of Cape Breton: Alert issued to local residents **** RCMP Media Release Update: The 14-year-old youth who was reported missing from Eskasoni on August 13 has been located by police and is safe. At approximately 11:30 pm last night, the RCMP Air ...
Truck crashes in Dartmouth after gas station robbery

Truck crashes in Dartmouth after gas station robbery

**** HRP Media Release Truck crashes in Dartmouth after gas station robbery At approximately 1:24 a.m. (August 19) police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Irving service station located at 219 Pleasant Street in Dartmouth. A woman entered the store and demanded money from the employee. The suspect fled ...
(Found) Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 10-year-old female youth from​ Halifax

(Found) Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 10-year-old female youth from​ Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Audrey White Update: The 10-year-old female youth from Halifax who was reported missing this morning, has been located safely. Police thank the public for their concern and assistance. Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 10-year-old female youth from​ Halifax, Nova Scotia. Audrey White​ was ...
Province Providing Funds for New Ronald McDonald House

Province Providing Funds for New Ronald McDonald House

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release Province Providing Funds for New Ronald McDonald House ————————————————————— Ronald McDonald House, a home away from home for children being treated at the IWK Health Centre and their families, would be able to serve even more families in a larger building. That’s why the province is contributing $3.5 million to ...
Government Ensures Equal Pay for all Public Sector LPNs

Government Ensures Equal Pay for all Public Sector LPNs

**** LABOUR/HEALTH Release Government Ensures Equal Pay for all Public Sector LPNs ————————————————————— Government will fund public sector employers in health authorities, long-term care, disability support programs and home care to pay all their licensed practical nurses (LPNs) at the same rate. ​ The decision stems from a 2014 grievance involving almost 400 LPNs in ...
RCMP arrest 37-year-old New Minas man​ for counterfeit money

RCMP arrest 37-year-old New Minas man​ for counterfeit money

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest 37-year-old New Minas man​ for counterfeit money Kings District RCMP have arrested a 37-year-old man from New Minas for offences related to counterfeit currency in the New Minas area. Between August 13 and 14, a bank, restaurant and gas station in New Minas reported receiving counterfeit American​ $100 bills ...
(Update) Police investigating theft of boat

(Update) Police investigating theft of boat

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating theft of boat Update: The boat had been located.​ Police thank the public and media for their assistance. . Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating an inflatable boat that was stolen earlier this week in Halifax. On August 17 officers responded to a report of a ...
Police investigating theft of musical instruments

Police investigating theft of musical instruments

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating theft of musical instruments ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating two guitars and violin that were stolen during a residential break and enter earlier this month in Halifax.​ ​ On August 16 officers responded to a break and enter in to a residence on Andrews ...
Police investigating suspicious circumstances

Police investigating suspicious circumstances

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating suspicious circumstances Police are investigating a suspicious circumstances call that occurred  in Dartmouth. At approximately 1 p.m. a man in a vehicle parked on Birchwood Terrace in Dartmouth beckoned to a 10-year-old youth to approach his vehicle. The youth ran away from the scene and the man drove by the youth ...
Two HRP Investigatlions: Police investigating robbery / Suspect arrested after B&E at construction site in Dartmouth

Two HRP Investigatlions: Police investigating robbery / Suspect arrested after B&E at construction site in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating robbery Police are investigating a robbery that occurred earlier this morning at a Dartmouth service station. ​ At approximately 3:15 a.m. police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Shell service station located at 132 Main Street in Dartmouth. A man entered the store ...
(Found) RCMP continue to ask for the public’s help to locate 14-year-old Mary

(Found) RCMP continue to ask for the public’s help to locate 14-year-old Mary

**** RCMP Media Release **** RCMP Media Release Update: The 14-year-old youth who was reported missing from Eskasoni on August 13 has been located by police and is safe. At approximately 11:30 pm last night, the RCMP Air Services reported a fire in an isolated location in the Canoe Lake area. RCMP officers on the ...
Pesticide Spraying Approved

Pesticide Spraying Approved

**** ENVIRONMENT Media Release Pesticide Spraying Approved ————————————————————— The Environment Department has issued three new approvals for pesticide spraying covering 1,498 hectares. The approvals are all for forestry companies, for aerial spraying. The approvals are available at http://novascotia.ca/nse/pesticide-spray/ . There are also three previously issued multi-year approvals that allow spraying this year. Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory ...
Truro Police Service is seeking the assistance of the public to locate Lance Kenneth Donald Felker

Truro Police Service is seeking the assistance of the public to locate Lance Kenneth Donald Felker

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service is seeking the assistance of the public to locate Lance Kenneth Donald Felker 31 years of age. A warrant for his arrest was obtained as he is wanted in relation to 5 break and enters into residences in Truro in May 2020. Police have made several attempts ...
(Update) Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Dartmouth​

(Update) Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Dartmouth​

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Dartmouth​ At 10:09 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of male en route to the QE2 Hospital, after having been shot in the area of Lahey Road, Dartmouth.​ Officers arrived on scene and confirmed a shooting had taken place.​ Multiple officers are currently on scene, ...
(Found) Enfield RCMP is asking for help from the public to identify persons of interest

(Found) Enfield RCMP is asking for help from the public to identify persons of interest

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP identify persons of interest Update: The persons of interest from earlier today on Hwy 214 in Elmsdale have been located and are safe. No foul play is suspected. Thank you for your assistance and shares on social media. ​ Enfield RCMP is asking for help from the public to ...
Update on Shooting in Dartmouth

Update on Shooting in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Update on Shooting in Dartmouth ​ Halifax Regional Police arrested 18-year-old Araya James Smith of North Preston in relation to the shooting that occurred on August 13, 2020, at the Hampton Inn and Suites, located at 65 Cromarty Drive, Dartmouth. Smith was arrested without incident as he turned himself into police ...
RCMP respond to distressed man on Highway 104

RCMP respond to distressed man on Highway 104

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP respond to distressed man on Highway 104 ​ At approximately 11:30 a.m. yesterday, Pictou County RCMP responded to​ multiple 911 calls​ of a distressed man on Highway 104 in Mount Thom. ​ EHS had been transporting the man from Cape Breton to Halifax when the man became agitated and jumped ...
(Found) Eskasoni RCMP is asking for the​ public’s​ help to locate 14-year-old Mary

(Found) Eskasoni RCMP is asking for the​ public’s​ help to locate 14-year-old Mary

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Mary (Molly) Martin​ **** RCMP Media Release Update: The 14-year-old youth who was reported missing from Eskasoni on August 13 has been located by police and is safe. At approximately 11:30 pm last night, the RCMP Air Services reported a fire in an isolated location ...
Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Dartmouth

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Dartmouth UPDATE:​ Police have cleared the 500 Block of Portland Street, Dartmouth.​ The area has re-opened.​ Investigators have confirmed a 33 year old male non-life-threatening gunshot wound.​ At this time there is no suspect information.​ Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal ...
Help police identify a person of interest

Help police identify a person of interest

**** RCMP Media Release Help police identify a person of interest ​RCMP/HRP integrated Criminal Investigation Division is asking for the public’s help to identify a person of interest following an incident in Cole Harbour. ​ At 9 p.m. on August 12, Halifax District RCMP were called to an assault that had taken place on Caldwell ...
George Street – Wastewater System Maintenance

George Street – Wastewater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release George Street – Wastewater System Maintenance ​ Halifax Water will be undertaking scheduled wastewater system maintenance tonight, Friday, August 14, and tomorrow, Saturday, August 15, near 5151 George Street in Halifax. Wastewater system maintenance work will take place tonight, Friday, August 14, from 5:30 PM – 12:00 midnight. On Saturday, August ...
Man faces charges following weapons call

Man faces charges following weapons call

**** HRP Media Release Man faces charges following weapons call Police have charged a man with numerous weapons offences following a weapons call last night in Halifax. On August 13 at approximately 8:08 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to the 7000 block of Quinpool Road for a weapons complaint. The caller, a delivery driver, reported that ...
Police charge man for four robberies

Police charge man for four robberies

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for four robberies Police have charged a man in relation to a series of robberies that occurred earlier this month in Halifax. On August 9 at approximately 6:40 a.m. officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Esso Service Station, located at 7151 Chebucto Road. A ...
Halifax District RCMP is investigating two break, enter and thefts from homes under construction in Eastern Passage

Halifax District RCMP is investigating two break, enter and thefts from homes under construction in Eastern Passage

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is investigating two break, enter and thefts from homes under construction in Eastern Passage. On August 12, Halifax District RCMP responded to two reports of break and enters at homes under construction on Cow Bay Rd. Both homes were locked and a door was forced open to gain ...
Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax.

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Robbery​ in Halifax ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Halifax. ​ On August 13, 2020 at 1:19 a.m., officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Hollis Hotel located at 1649 Hollis Street, Halifax. A lone male suspect entered the ...
Police investigate shooting in Dartmouth.

Police investigate shooting in Dartmouth.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting in Dartmouth. ​ On August 13, 2020 at 12:35 a.m., police were dispatched to a shooting which had occurred inside a room at the Hampton Inn and Suites located at 65 Cromarty Drive, Dartmouth. When officers arrived inside the hotel room, they located a 20 year old male ...
(Found) RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find 73-year-old​ John Shannahan

(Found) RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find 73-year-old​ John Shannahan

**** RCMP Media Release (POLICE) Missing person located The 73-year-old who was reported missing from Lake Echo on August 12 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. . Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find 73-year-old​ ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Milo Wilkie-Seamone​ 

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Milo Wilkie-Seamone​ 

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Milo Wilkie-Seamone​  UPDATE: LOCATED Safe ​Lunenburg District RCMP is asking for assistance from the public to locate 13-year-old Milo Wilkie-Seamone, who was last seen on August 12 at​ 2:45 p.m.​ in Chester. Milo Wilkie-Seamone is described as white, 5-foot-4, fair complexion, skinny build with short dark coloured ...
(Caught) Bradley Nickerson wanted by police on province-wide warrant

(Caught) Bradley Nickerson wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Bradley Nickerson wanted by police on province-wide warrant Update: Man wanted by police on provincial-wide warrant arrested The 27-year-old man from Ontario for whom a provincial-wide warrant was obtained is now in custody.​ ​ Annapolis District RCMP arrested him without incident today. The RCMP would like to thank the public for ...
Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Halifax.

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Halifax.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Robbery​ ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Halifax. ​ At 2:51 a.m. on August 12, 2020, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Irving Service Station located at 5450 Inglis Street, Halifax. A lone male suspect entered the Service ...
Police Investigate Flight from Police and Weapons Possession

Police Investigate Flight from Police and Weapons Possession

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Flight from Police and Weapons Possession At 9:30 a.m. Halifax Regional Police officers and a Police Service responding to a vehicle collision at Victoria Road and Highfield Park Drive Dartmouth.​ A Police Service Dog Handler was requested and responded from Halifax and with emergency equipment activated crossing the MacDonald Bridge.​ While ...
(Caught) Vanessa Renee Lowe wanted by police on province-wide warrant

(Caught) Vanessa Renee Lowe wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Vanessa Renee Lowe wanted by police on province-wide warrant Update: Woman wanted by police on provincial-wide warrant arrested The 23-year-old woman from Liverpool for whom a provincial-wide warrant was obtained is now in custody.​ Queens RCMP arrested her without incident this morning. The RCMP would like to thank the public for ...
Another gas station robbed – Halifax

Another gas station robbed – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Gas station robbed On August 11, 2020 at 00:02 the suspect male entered the Irving Gas Station 6515 Quinpool Rd and demanded cash.​ The suspect produced a knife and made off with money from the till. The clerk was not injured. The suspect described is described as a white male wearing ...
Millbrook man charged following incident

Millbrook man charged following incident

**** RCMP Media Release Millbrook man charged following incident Pictou District RCMP have charged a 40-year-old man from Millbrook, following an incident in Pictou County on August 8. At 10:35 p.m. Pictou District RCMP was dispatched to an assault that had occurred at a home on Nelson Rd. in Millbrook, where a man assaulted a ...
Sixth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship to be named in honour of Canadian naval hero, Robert Hampton Gray

Sixth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship to be named in honour of Canadian naval hero, Robert Hampton Gray

**** DND Media Release Sixth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship to be named in honour of Canadian naval hero, Robert Hampton Gray ​ The Royal Canadian Navy’s sixth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) will be named in honour of Lieutenant Robert Hampton Gray, a Canadian naval hero of the Second World War. ​ Lieutenant ...
7 year old Maria thought she found pink sunglasses.  What she found sent her to the hospital instead

7 year old Maria thought she found pink sunglasses. What she found sent her to the hospital instead

This warning was posted over the weekend on Facebook.  And a family experienced the misery of a sting from an unwanted visitor. “***ATTENTION*** Lawrencetown Beach People! At the beach all morning(as per usual) with the family.. until this guy stung my niece.. she’s on her way to emergency.. extremely painful. We were playing in the ...
Police search for suspects after robberies in Halifax

Police search for suspects after robberies in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police search for suspect after robbery at Halifax inn At 12:40 a.m., Halifax Regional Police were dispatched to 1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax, the Hampton Inn and Suites, for a robbery in progress. Suspect threatened staff with a large edged weapon during the commission of the offence. No injuries. Suspect described as ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Kobe Hines​

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Kobe Hines​

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Kobe Hines​ **** Update: Missing person located The 19-year-old who was reported missing from​ Antigonish on August 7 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media ​ Antigonish RCMP is asking ...
Nova Scotia Supports Humanitarian Aid for Lebanon

Nova Scotia Supports Humanitarian Aid for Lebanon

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release Nova Scotia Supports Humanitarian Aid for Lebanon —————————————————————– Nova Scotia will provide $1 million to the Lebanese Red Cross to support those affected by the Beirut explosion. “We are all seeing the devastating impact of the tragedy in Beirut,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “The Lebanese community has deep roots in ...
New Glasgow Regional Police charge a 60-year-old female with four counts of Abandoning Child, New Glasgow

New Glasgow Regional Police charge a 60-year-old female with four counts of Abandoning Child, New Glasgow

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police charge a 60-year-old female with four counts of Abandoning Child, New Glasgow, N.S.   On August 06, 2020, New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a 60-year-old with four counts of Abandoning Child, Section 218 of the Criminal Code. The charges stemmed upon a lengthy investigation where ...
Police continue to investigate the murder of Jonathan Reader

Police continue to investigate the murder of Jonathan Reader

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Jonathan Reader Today marks the 15th anniversary of the murder of Jonathan Reader and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. On August 7, 2005 at 4:10 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of Radcliffe Drive and Dunbrack Street and ...
Police were called to an armed robbery that had just occurred in the 2800 block of Gottingen Street

Police were called to an armed robbery that had just occurred in the 2800 block of Gottingen Street

**** HRP Media Release On August 7th, 2020 ​ at approximately 4:24 a.m. ​ police were called to an armed robbery that had just occurred in the 2800 block of Gottingen Street, Halifax. ​   A lone male suspect with his face covered, entered the business with a knife and obtained cigarettes as well as ...
CFIA update on unrequested packages of seeds

CFIA update on unrequested packages of seeds

****CFIA Media Release CFIA update on unrequested packages of seeds The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is committed to protecting the health of Canada’s plant resources, our environment and our economy. To date, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has received reports from more than 750 individuals across all Canadian provinces who have received unrequested packages ...
Man arrested following threats with a firearm

Man arrested following threats with a firearm

**** RCMP Media Release Man arrested following threats with a firearm At 9:10 a.m. this morning, Halifax District RCMP with assistance from Halifax Regional Police (HRP) and RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT), responded to a report of an assault and threats from a home on Mallard Lane in West Chezzetcook.​ Police determined that the suspect ...
Police have charged a woman in relation to an arson that occurred in Halifax

Police have charged a woman in relation to an arson that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman with arson ​ Police have charged a woman in relation to an arson that occurred earlier this week in Halifax. ​ At approximately 8:37 a.m. on August 4, police, Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency and Emergency Health Services (EHS) responded to a fire at a residence in the 3400 block ...
Multiple charges laid, drugs and weapons seized in Truro and Colchester County

Multiple charges laid, drugs and weapons seized in Truro and Colchester County

**** RCMP Media Release Multiple charges laid, drugs and weapons seized in Truro and Colchester County An eight-month investigation by police in Colchester County has led to​ two people being charged with drug and weapons offences. ​ On July 30 and 31, the Colchester RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) with assistance from Truro Police Service and New ...
Can you help East Hants RCMP solve a theft of a towable boom lift?

Can you help East Hants RCMP solve a theft of a towable boom lift?

**** RCMP Media Release Can you help East Hants RCMP solve a theft of a towable boom lift? At approximately 2:20 a.m. on August 2, suspect(s) entered a business on Hwy. 2 in Elmsdale and left with the towable boom lift valued at $45,000. The model number is 4527A, the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is ...
Cole Harbour man arrested for uttering threats

Cole Harbour man arrested for uttering threats

**** RCMP Media Release Cole Harbour man arrested for uttering threats Halifax District RCMP arrested a 24-year-old man from Cole Harbour, following threats at a home in Cole Harbour yesterday. At​ 8:57 p.m. Halifax District RCMP received a report of threats from a home on Chameau Cres. in Cole Harbour. The suspect made threats to ...