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Investigation Results in Charge Against Off-Duty Bridgewater Police Officer

**** SiRT Media Release Investigation Results in Charge Against Off-Duty Bridgewater Police Officer ————————————————————————————————————— The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) has laid a charge against a 35-year-old member of the Bridgewater Police Service. On September 10th, 2021, Bridgewater Police Service received a call from an Affected Party alleging they had been threatened by one ...

Annapolis District RCMP charge man and seize weapons

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP charge man and seize weapons Annapolis District RCMP has charged a man in a threats investigation and seized weapons from a residence. On September 16, at approximately 9:15 a.m., police received a complaint of a man threatening workers at a nearby property on Hwy. 201 in South Farmington. ...

Three people arrested in drug trafficking investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Three people arrested in drug trafficking investigation The Yarmouth/Clare Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has arrested three people in a cocaine trafficking investigation. On September 16, Yarmouth/Clare SCEU, with assistance from Meteghan RCMP and Yarmouth Municipal RCMP, executed a search warrant at a home on Pleasant St. in Yarmouth in relation to a ...

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 20-year-old woman

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Myah Marie Saccary ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 20-year-old woman. ​ Myah Marie Saccary was last seen in the area of Cowie Hill in Halifax early yesterday morning. Myah is described as a white woman, 5’ tall, 120 lbs., with long brown ...

Police are investigating an indecent act that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate indecent act ​ Police are investigating an indecent act that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this week. ​ On September 14 at approximately 7:25 p.m. police responded to a report of an indecent act in the area of the baseball field on Mount Hope Avenue. A man was seen in ...

Police request public’s assistance in locating man with outstanding warrant

**** HRP Media Release Police request public’s assistance in locating man with outstanding warrant ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man with an outstanding arrest warrant. ​ Investigators from the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are seeking Gordon Jack Hein, 37, who is wanted on an arrest warrant in relation to ...

West Hants District RCMP lay charges after disturbance at hospital

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants District RCMP lay charges after disturbance at hospital ​ West Hants District RCMP has charged a person after a disturbance at the Hants Community Hospital in Windsor. ​ On September 14, at approximately 11:55 a.m., police were dispatched to a disturbance at the Hants Community Hospital, where a 30-year-old ...

Police respond to suspicious circumstances ​

**** HRP Media Release Police respond to suspicious circumstances ​ ​ Halifax Regional Police responded to a suspicious circumstance call in Halifax this week. ​ On September 14 at approximately 8:30 p.m. a man approached a group of youths who were walking in the area of the bus terminal on Mumford Road in Halifax. The ...

UPDATE: Missing swimmer found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing swimmer found deceased Annapolis District RCMP, supported by RCMP Air Services, local fire departments and volunteers, have located the remains of a​ 25-year-old woman, from China, who had been swimming in the Annapolis River. On September 11, just before​ 3​ p.m., a​ 25-year-old woman was swimming with another woman ...

Police release video of suspect in assault

**** HRP Media Release Police release image of suspect in assault ​20210910143015 Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect involved in an assault with a weapon that occurred in Halifax last week. ​ At approximately 10:30 a.m. on September 8 police responded to a report of an assault in progress at the ...

(Found) Truro Police is seeking the public assistance in locating missing youth

**** Truro Police Release UPDATE The missing youth reported missing from Truro has been found and is safe ...

(Found) Missing person

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

Theft of two-way radios from approximately ten school busses in Mulgrave

**** RCMP Media Release Have you heard about a theft of two-way radios from approximately ten school busses in Mulgrave? We’re hoping for a little two-way communication to help us solve this mystery. Two-way radios are both a critical and priceless part of the safety equipment on board school buses. They allow drivers to communicate ...

RCMP is looking for information into suspicious fires in Liverpool / RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft at a property on Granville Street in Bridgetown

**** RCMP Media Release Queens District RCMP is looking for information into suspicious fires in Liverpool on September 12. Queens District RCMP and Liverpool Fire Department responded to multiple vehicle fires at a race track near Old Port Mouton Road at approximately 6 p.m. on September 12. Liverpool Fire Department were able to extinguish fires ...

(Found) Missing Person: Help the RCMP find missing man

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

(Found) Missing Person

**** HRP Media Release Missing person: located ​ The missing 27-year-old man that police had asked for the public’s assistance in locating yesterday has been located safely. ​ We thank the public and the media for their assistance and concern. ...

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​ 4th 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 ...

A small tip from investigators abroad kicked off an investigation that ended in one of the RCMP’s largest seizures of child sexual abuse imagery

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest leads to sentence of Ottawa man in international child porn investigation A small tip from investigators abroad kicked off an investigation that ended in one of the RCMP’s largest seizures of child sexual abuse imagery. Read how investigators at the National Child Exploitation Crime Centre completed the complex case. ...

Police arrest two people with outstanding warrants and lay additional charges

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest two people with outstanding warrants and lay additional charges ​ Police have arrested two people who were wanted on multiple arrest warrants and have also charged them in relation to a number of ongoing investigations. ​ On September 1, Halifax Regional Police sought the public’s assistance in locating Jason ...

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Halifax earlier today. ​ At approximately 11:45 a.m. police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of North and Gottingen streets in Halifax. Officers located a number of spent shell casings on the ground.   At this time, no injuries ...

RCMP investigating fatal fire

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fatal fire Cumberland County District RCMP, supported by the Nova Scotia Fire Marshal’s Office, is investigating a fatal travel trailer fire that occurred on Mountain Rd. in Millvale. At approximately 6:30 p.m. yesterday, police responded to a possible fatal fire on Mountain Rd where six people were located deceased ...

Eenie meanie miney moe … Beaver Bank tiger causes traffic turmoil

**** Info via RCMP (photo via Stephanie Michalko) Eenie meanie miney moe … At 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 12, Halifax District RCMP were called to a tiger on a dock on Beaver Bank Rd. in Beaver Bank.​ Police attended and found a stuffed tiger on the dock.​ The tiger was removed as it was causing ...

Colchester District RCMP investigate shots fired

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester District RCMP investigate shots fired Colchester RCMP are investigating after a report of shots fired in Folly Mountain. On September 10,​ 2021, at approximately​ 9:45​ p.m., Colchester RCMP responded to a report of shots fired into a residence on the Base Line Rd. in Folly Mountain. No one was injured, ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Desiree Sherman

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Desiree Sherman ​ Kingston RCMP is asking for assistance from the public to locate 38-year-old Desiree Sherman, who is missing from Berwick. She was last seen at 11 p.m. on September 8. ​ Sherman is described as white, with light brown hair and blue eyes with tattoos ...

Multi-agency response search for missing swimmer

**** RCMP Media Release Multi-agency response search for missing swimmer First Responders including Annapolis County RCMP supported by RCMP Air Services and local fire departments search for a 25-year-old woman who was swimming in the Annapolis River. Today, just before 3 p.m., a​ 25-year-old woman was swimming with another woman from a dock on the ...

The Kentville Police is investigating a Property damage complaint

**** Info via Kentville Police The Kentville Police is investigating a Property damage complaint. We are trying to identify the Owner/Operator of this tractor. It is to believe to be a David Brown 990 or 1210 model. This incident is believed to have occurred on September 8, 2021, between 5-6pm, in the Kentville Industrial Park. ...

Update: RCMP arrest man in Sheet Harbour armed robbery

**** RCMP Media Release Update: RCMP arrest man in Sheet Harbour armed robbery Halifax District RCMP has made an arrest in an armed robbery in Sheet Harbour that occurred May 11, 2021. On September 9, Halifax District RCMP executed two search warrants in Upper Musquodoboit and arrested a man in relation to the armed robbery ...

Police lay charges for weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges for weapons offences ​ Police have charged a man and woman with weapons offences in relation to a search in Dartmouth this morning. ​ Investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Special Enforcement Section, along with members from the Emergency response Team, conducted a search ...

Fire Prevention & Safety

**** HRFE Release Fire Prevention & Safety HRM has an exceptional fire service but fire and smoke can travel very quickly. Underwriter Laboratories (UL), a not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization, determined that “fires today are more dangerous and pose more risks than in the past. Fire spread is faster, and time to flashover, ...

Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating patient still missing from Dartmouth hospital

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating patient still missing from Dartmouth hospital Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 30-year-old Marcel David Lawrence, who is still missing from a Dartmouth hospital. He was last reported missing on August 16 and has not returned. Mr. Lawrence has ...

Police investigate assault with a weapon

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate assault with a weapon ​ Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect involved in an assault with a weapon that occurred in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 10:30 a.m. police responded to a report of an assault in progress at the McDonald’s drive-thru located at 331 ...

UPDATE: Shelburne County man second to be charged in fish plant arson

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Shelburne County man second to be charged in fish plant arson The RCMP has charged a​ 29-year-old Shelburne County man with arson in relation to a fire at a fish plant in Middle West Pubnico. Near midnight on October​ 16,​ 2020, Yarmouth County RCMP responded to a building fire at ...

Annapolis District RCMP responded to four complaints of stolen golf carts at a golf course on Hwy. 201

**** RCMP Media Release Between July 28, and September 7, 2021, Annapolis District RCMP responded to four complaints of stolen golf carts at a golf course on Hwy. 201 in West Paradise. All the golf carts were stolen overnight. One has since been recovered. The three golf carts that are still missing were all manufactured ...

Police charge man in relation to a robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to a robbery ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Bedford yesterday. ​ At approximately 4:30 p.m., police responded to a report of a robbery in progress at Civic Pride Automotive located at 62 Bluewater Road. A man was ...

Inverness County District RCMP has charged a man in relation to an attempted murder in Egypt Falls

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man in attempted murder Inverness County District RCMP has charged a man in relation to an attempted murder in Egypt Falls. On September 6, at approximately 1:30 p.m., police responded to a complaint of a man having been shot on Keppoch Rd. in Egypt Falls. Police learned that the ...

(Found) RCMP​ is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing ​78-year-old man

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

RCMP Vehicle Involved in Collision on Pockwock Road, Hammonds Plains

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Vehicle Involved in Collision on Pockwock Road, Hammonds Plains ​ Shortly before 5pm, Halifax District RCMP were conducting patrols in relation to an ongoing investigation. A vehicle of interest was located during the investigation which attempted to flee resulting in a collision with an RCMP vehicle. Injuries were minor and ...

Truro Police confirms that the ongoing investigation into a suspicious death on September 5 is a homicide

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service confirms that the ongoing investigation into a suspicious death at a Robie St address, which occurred in the early morning hours of September 5 is a homicide.​ ​ The Truro Police Service Criminal Investigation Division is being assisted by the Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit and RCMP ...

UPDATE: Human remains found after fire on remote island

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Human remains found after fire on remote island Yarmouth Rural RCMP has found human remains after a fire that occurred overnight on September 3 on a remote island near Little River Harbour. At approximately 1:50 a.m. on September 3, police received a call for help from a remote island near ...

Antigonish RCMP investigating arson in Merland /Antigonish RCMP investigating suspicious fire in East Tracadie

Antigonish RCMP investigating arson in Merland Antigonish RCMP is investigating an arson in Merland. On September 4, 2021 at approximately 8:40 p.m., police responded to a fire on Afton Rd. in Merland. Police learned that an unknown person had entered a wood lot, broken into an excavator and then lit a vehicle on fire before ...

Truro Police Service is investigating a suspicious death which occurred at an address on Robie St in Truro

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service is investigating a suspicious death which occurred at an address on Robie St in Truro overnight. Truro Police were called to this address at approximately 0208 am, September 5, 2021. Police remain on scene as this investigation is ongoing. There is nothing to indicate a risk to ...

(Found) Truro Police are looking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing youth from the Truro Area

**** Truro Police Release Found – Truro Police are no  looking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing youth from the Truro Area.   ...

Halifax District RCMP investigating home invasion

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigating home invasion Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a home invasion on Big Hubley Lake Dr. in Hubley. At 1:30 p.m. today, police were dispatched to a complaint of a home invasion on Big Hubley Lake Dr. Police attended immediately and learned that the home invasion had ...

Antigonish RCMP have arrested a man in relation to an Explosives Act investigation in Paq’tnkek

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish RCMP search home and arrest man Antigonish RCMP have arrested a man in relation to an Explosives Act investigation in Paq’tnkek. On August 31, the Antigonish Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with assistance from Antigonish RCMP, executed a search warrant at a home on Saqamaw Rd. in Paq’tnkek. Police arrested a ...

Antigonish RCMP investigating after break-in

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish RCMP investigating after break-in Antigonish RCMP are investigating after a break-in at a property on Old Trunk Rd. in Monastery. On September 1, 2021, police responded to a complaint of a break-in at a property on Old Trunk Rd. Police learned that the locks on two sea containers had been ...

Halifax District RCMP investigating after suspicious incidents

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigating after suspicious incidents Halifax District RCMP is investigating after suspicious incidents were reported on Cole Harbour Rd. and Huntingdon Dr. in Cole Harbour. On September 3, in the afternoon, police were dispatched to a complaint involving a young girl walking her dog on Cole Harbour Rd. when ...

Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 35-year-old Catherine Patricia Stevens, who is missing from a Dartmouth hospital. Catherine has blue eyes with straight blonde hair. She stands 5’2″ and weighs​ 98 lbs. She was last seen wearing a green ...

Halifax District RCMP investigating business break-in

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigating business break-in Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break-in at a business on Hwy. 7 in Sheet Harbour. At approximately 3 a.m. yesterday morning, police responded to a complaint of a break-in at a gas station on Hwy. 7 in Sheet Harbour. Police learned that a black ...

Seizure of 552 kilograms of suspected cocaine from a burning sailboat off Nova Scotia

**** RCMP Media Release Seizure of 552 kilograms of suspected cocaine from a burning sailboat off Nova Scotia Quebec RCMP investigators seized 552 kilograms of suspected cocaine on Sunday from a sailboat off the coast of Nova Scotia. In the course of an investigation, our officers, in collaboration with the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG), initiated ...

Yarmouth RCMP searching for missing man and investigating a fire on remote island / Cumberland County District RCMP investigating arsons

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth RCMP searching for missing man and investigating a fire on remote island Yarmouth Rural RCMP is searching for a missing man and investigating a fire that occurred overnight on a remote island near Little River Harbour. At approximately 1:50 a.m. this morning, police received a call for help from a ...

Police are are investigating an injured person with suspicious circumstances that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Injured Person ​ Members of the Patrol Division and the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an injured person with suspicious circumstances that occurred this evening in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 6:15 p.m., police responded to a report of an injured male in the 20 block ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth last night. ​ At approximately 11:30 p.m. police responded to a report of a robbery near 60 Tacoma Drive. A man had been walking in the area and was knocked down by two men who were not known to him. The men ...

Missing person located after overnight search

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person located after overnight search Shelburne RCMP have located a missing person with assistance from local Ground Search and Rescue. At approximately 8:45 p.m. yesterday evening, police received a request for a wellbeing check at a home on Morvan Rd. as a neighbour noticed that the home owner’s electric mobility ...

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 Robbery relating to an incident in Barrington Passage on August 26, 2021.​ ​ Gordon Jack Hein, 37, of Barrington is charged with: ​ Robbery – Section 344(1)(b) CC ​ Hein ...

Police seek public assistance in locating two people with outstanding warrants

**** HRP Media Release Police seek public assistance in locating two people with outstanding warrants.​ Police are looking for the public’s assistance in locating two people with multiple outstanding arrest warrants. Investigators from the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are seeking Jason Roy Morgan, 46, and Excie Priscilla Brady, 46, who are wanted on arrest warrants. ...

UPDATE: RCMP arrest suspect in relation to suspicious death in New Haven

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: RCMP arrest suspect in relation to suspicious death in New Haven The RCMP Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit has charged a 22-year-old man in the suspicious death of a 77-year-old New Haven man. At approximately 9:05 p.m. on August 30, Ingonish Beach RCMP responded to a report of a sudden ...

Police investigate suspicious fire

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious fire ​ Police are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred in Halifax last night. ​ At approximately 1:30 a.m. police responded to a report of a vehicle on fire in a parking lot on Evans Avenue. Two vehicles were damaged in the fire and there were no reported ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Rickey Walker

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Rickey Walker ​ Today marks the fifth 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 John ...

New Cabinet to Deliver Solutions for Nova Scotians

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE– Release New Cabinet to Deliver Solutions for Nova Scotians ————————————————————— Tim Houston was sworn in as Nova Scotia’s 30th premier today, Aug. 31. A 19-member cabinet, with women leading the largest departments, will help deliver on the priorities of Nova Scotians. Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc presided over the ceremony at Halifax’s Convention ...

Police respond to suspicious circumstances ​

**** HRP Media Release Police respond to suspicious circumstances ​ ​ Halifax Regional Police responded to a suspicious circumstance call last week in Halifax. ​ On August 26 at approximately 12:30 p.m. a man approached a 15-year-old youth who was walking in the area of Glenora and McLennan Avenues in Halifax. The man asked the ...

Police charge two men in relation to assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men in relation to assault ​ Police have charged two men in relation to an assault that occurred in Halifax on the weekend. ​ On August 29 at approximately 6 p.m., police responded to a report of an assault in-progress near the intersection of Dublin and Willow streets. ...

RCMP reminds the public to secure boats and boat motors after reports of theft

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP reminds the public to secure boats and boat motors after reports of theft Halifax District RCMP is reminding the public to secure their boats and boat motors after receiving complaints of thefts over the weekend. Between August 22 and August 29, a boat motor was stolen from a boat that ...

Police investigate suspicious death

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigate suspicious death The RCMP Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit with assistance from the Victoria County District RCMP is investigating the suspicious death of a 77-year-old New Haven man. At approximately 9:05 p.m. yesterday evening, Ingonish Beach RCMP responded to a report of a sudden death at a residence on ...

Police charge man in relation to child pornography investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to child pornography investigation ​ Police have charged a man after conducting a search in Halifax in relation to a child pornography investigation. On August 29, investigators in the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of address in ...

Police charge man in relation to disturbance on the weekend

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to disturbance on the weekend ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a disturbance that occurred in Halifax on the weekend. ​ On August 27 at approximately 11:45 p.m., police responded to a report of a number of people who were involved in a ...

RCMP is asking for public assistance to locate suspect

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP is asking for public assistance to locate suspect ​ RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect who escaped custody in relation to a federal investigation led out of Quebec RCMP. ​ Earlier this morning, Quebec RCMP arrested a 32-year-old man identified as Karin Marley Simons. Simons ...

Police charge man in relation to stabbing

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to stabbing ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Dartmouth on the weekend. ​ On August 29 at approximately 2:40 a.m., police responded to a report of a stabbing in the area of 588 Portland Street. Officers located​ a ...

RCMP arrest man and locate stolen property

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest man and locate stolen property The Annapolis County RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has arrested a man and located stolen property in Torbook Mines. Between June 20 and 21, the Lawrencetown Education Centre was broken into and a trailer, four canoes, paddles, personal flotation devices and a gas ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Jarrett Lee Dauphinee

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

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Stabbing) in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Stabbing) in Dartmouth ​ On August 29th, 2021, at approximately 2:40 am, Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint at the McDonald’s Restaurant, 588 Portland Street, Dartmouth.​ ​ ​ Several patrol officers attended the area​ and located​ a 57-year-old male victim suffering from a stab wound. ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Charles Clarance Tanner

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing person located The man who was reported missing from Northwest, Lunenburg County on August 27 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Jason MacCullough

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Jason MacCullough Tomorrow marks the 22nd anniversary of the murder of Jason MacCullough and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ Jason, 19, was found deceased on a paved path between 100 and 104 Pinecrest ...

Premier and Cabinet Swearing-in Ceremony

**** Premier Office Release Premier and Cabinet Swearing-in Ceremony ——————————————————- (Photos via Brian Cameron) Tim Houston will name his cabinet during a ceremony Tuesday, Aug. 31, at 2:30 p.m. at the Halifax Convention Centre, 1650 Argyle St., Halifax. The premier and cabinet members will be sworn in by Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc. Capacity is limited. ...

Kingston man charged with child pornography offences

***’ RCMP Media Release Kingston man charged with child pornography offences The RCMP Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a Kingston man for child pornography offences. In July 2021, investigators were able to download a significant amount of child pornography from an individual sharing more than 77,000 suspected images and videos. On August ...

Police investigate robbery​

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery​ ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred today in Dartmouth. ​At approximately 11:24 a.m. police received a report of a robbery at Hugo’s Bar & Grill located at 451 Windmill Road. Two men entered the restaurant, demanded money and produced a weapon. There were no ...

RCMP charge woman in relation to homicide / Barrington RCMP investigating armed robbery

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge woman in relation to homicide The Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit has charged a woman in relation to the homicide of a 42-year-old Sipekne’katik man in Millbrook. At approximately 2:15 p.m. on July 12, Millbrook RCMP responded to a report of a sudden death at a home on ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find missing youth

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing person located The youth who was reported missing from Belmont on August 27 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 investigating indecent act

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP investigating indecent act Kings District RCMP is investigating an indecent act following an incident in Greenwood. On August 23, at approximately 4:10 p.m., police received a complaint of a man in a vehicle having followed a woman around the parking lot of a business on Central Ave. while ...

Kings District RCMP investigating armed robbery in Kingston

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP investigating armed robbery in Kingston Kings District RCMP is investigating after receiving a report of an armed robbery in Kingston. At approximately​ 12:50​ p.m. on August 24, police received a complaint of an armed robbery on Bridge St. in Kingston. Police learned that between 1 a.m. and 2 ...

A message from East River Valley fire department

Good stuff. A message from East River Valley fire department “As many of you can well imagine our day here in East River Valley started out pretty bad. Myself my emotions were a mix of anger, disappointment and disbelief. Throughout the day I personally recieved hundreds of messages from people all over the province offering ...

Digby RCMP investigating theft of lobster traps

**** RCMP Media Release Digby RCMP investigating theft of lobster traps Digby RCMP is investigating the theft of a large quantity of lobster traps from a commercial property on Victoria St. in Digby. On August 18, police received a complaint of forty-three lobster traps that had been stolen from the property. The total value of ...

Traffic stop leads to arrest and seizure of weapons and drugs in Plymouth

**** RCMP Media Release Traffic stop leads to arrest and seizure of weapons and drugs in Plymouth ​ On August 24, Pictou District RCMP conducted a traffic stop that led to a 27-year-old man being arrested and the seizure of weapons and drugs. ​ At approximately 1:10 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on Holland Lane ...

Man arrested for Home Invasion

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Timothy Black has been arrested for Home Invasion Timothy Black, the suspect in a home invasion in Wolfville Ridge, has been arrested. On August 1 at 6:02 a.m., police were called to a residence on Ridge Rd. in Wolfville Ridge, following a report of a home invasion. Two occupants of ...

Police Arrest Robbery Suspect – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Arrest Robbery Suspect – Halifax At 2:04 a.m., on the 25th of August, Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery in progress at the intersection area of Barrington Street and Sackville Street, Halifax.​ The caller reported he was being robbed by a man with a gun.​ A few minutes later officers quickly located ...

(ENDED) Heat Warning in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada Heat warnings have been lifted for the province according to Environment Canada. Source – http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns The heat warning has been extended one more day Heat Warning in effect Temperatures reaching 29 degrees Celsius combined with overnight lows near 18 degrees Celsius are expected for the next 2 days. A period ...

Update: Police charge man in relation to stabbing on Friday night.

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police charge man in relation to stabbing on Friday night. ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Dartmouth last week. ​ On August 20 at approximately 9:58 p.m. police responded to 60 Alderney Drive in Dartmouth for a report of a group pf ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find missing man

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

(Found) RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance to locate a missing 61-year-old woman

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing person located The woman who was reported missing from Cambridge 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.   Missing person: Help the RCMP find Darlene Mackeen Kings District RCMP is asking ...

Help RCMP solve suspicious fire

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP solve suspicious fire ​ Annapolis RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a suspicious fire to a vacant residence on Burke Dr. in Wilmot. This morning, at approximately​ 1:49​ a.m., emergency services were contacted stating a mobile home was on fire. The fire caused extensive damage to ...

(Update) Man wanted on Canada-wide arrest warrant and multiple breaks into residences

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Police arrest Man wanted on Canada-wide arrest warrant Nova Scotia RCMP have arrested Justin Jody Dempster on a Canada-wide arrest warrant. Just before 7 p.m. this evening Dempster was located in a wooded area off Hwy 340 in Digby County. He was arrested and taken into custody uninjured. The RCMP ...

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Stabbing) in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Stabbing) in Dartmouth ​ On August 20th, 2021, at 9:58 hours Halifax Regional Police responded to 60 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, in response to a group of people fighting in the area. ​ Several officers attended the area and located an adult male who had been stabbed and needed medical ...

Police investigate bank robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate bank robbery ​ Investigators with the Halifax Regional Police Patrol Division along with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a bank robbery that occurred in Halifax today. Just after 12:30 p.m., a man entered the CIBC Bank located at 6429 Quinpool Road in Halifax. The man ...

(Found) Windsor West Hants RCMP is asking for the​ public’s assistance to locate a missing 18-year-old

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing person located The woman who was reported missing from West Hants on August 20 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Police charge man for falsely reporting a robbery ​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for falsely reporting a robbery ​ ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged a man for falsely reporting that he had been robbed. ​ At approximately 3:20 p.m. on August 16, police received a report of a robbery that had occurred on Pickard Lane in Halifax. A man reported ...

Back-to-School COVID-19 Briefing Monday, Aug. 23 / New Cabinet to be Sworn in Aug. 31

**** Premier Office Release Premier-designate Tim Houston and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, will release the province’s back-to-school plan and provide an update on COVID-19 Phase 5 on Monday, Aug. 23, at 3 p.m. The update will be livestreamed on http://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast New Cabinet to be Sworn in Aug. 31 ————————————————————- ...

RCMP arrest Upper Tantallon man for firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest Upper Tantallon man for firearms offences ​ Halifax District RCMP has arrested an Upper Tantallon man for firearms offences following an altercation in Upper Tantallon. ​ On August 16, Halifax District RCMP were notified of an altercation that had occurred the day before, on August 15, at a home on ...

Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella’s statement regarding  enforcement at homeless encampments on municipal property /Halifax Regional Police Association Statement Regarding HRM Shelter Removals

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella’s statement regarding  enforcement at homeless encampments on municipal property ​ Below is a statement from Chief Kinsella as delivered at a press conference earlier today.​ The full video of the media conference is available on the Halifax Regional Police YouTube channel at​ http://youtu.be/fF8M6tM-lv8 ​ “I want to ...

Lieutenant-Governor Commissions Premier-Designate to Form New Government

**** Lieutenant-Governor Release Lieutenant-Governor Commissions Premier-Designate to Form New Government Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc received Iain Rankin at Government House yesterday, Aug. 18. During the meeting, Mr. Rankin notified Lt.-Gov. LeBlanc of his intention to resign as premier of Nova Scotia. Today, Aug. 19, Lt.-Gov. LeBlanc received Tim Houston, leader of the Progressive Conservatives, and ...

Halifax Regional Police update on actions related to homeless encampments on municipal property

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police update on actions related to homeless encampments on municipal property ​ Today, following an extensive effort by the municipality over the last several months focused on education, awareness and engagement, Halifax Regional Police and municipal compliance officers attended a number of municipally-owned sites to help safely remove encampments ...

Incoming Premier Tim Houston Names Transition Team

**** Premier’s Office Release Incoming Premier Tim Houston Names Transition Team ——————————————————– Incoming premier Tim Houston moved quickly to appoint a seven-member team today, Aug. 18, to support transition to the new government. “Nova Scotians gave us a clear mandate to govern and signalled they are ready for change,” said Mr. Houston. “We are ready. ...

The RCMP is investigating a report of shots fired this morning in Lower Sackville.

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates reports of shots fired in Lower Sackville The RCMP is investigating a report of shots fired this morning in Lower Sackville. At approximately 3:15 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of shots fired at a residence on Seawood Ave. Police located damage to a home, but no injuries ...

Statement regarding homeless encampments on municipal property

**** HRM Media Release Statement regarding homeless encampments on municipal property   ​ The following is a statement from the Halifax Regional Municipality regarding homeless encampments located on municipal property and this morning’s presence of municipal staff and Halifax Regional Police officers in a number of municipal parks: ​ Over the last several months, the ...

Live Feed Election Results

**** Elections Nova Scotia Release Live Feed Election Results ​ The live feed of unofficial results is now available publicly on the ENS website and media can link to it using the following URL: http://results.electionsns.ca/. ​ The following electoral districts had delayed openings at voting locations. Voting at these locations has been extended until 8:30 ...

RCMP looking to identify vehicle and person of interest

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP looking to identify vehicle and person of interest Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify a vehicle and person of interest from an incident that occurred yesterday in Beaver Bank. On August 16 at approximately 2 p.m., a youth was walking on Pinehaven Dr. toward the ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery​ ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ At approximately 3:20 p.m. on August 16, police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred on Pickard Street. A man approached the driver’s side of a delivery truck, produced what appeared ...

Police have charged a man with weapons and drug charges in relation to an investigation that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for weapons and drug offences ​ Police have charged a man with weapons and drug charges in relation to an investigation that occurred in Dartmouth on the weekend. ​ At approximately 4:45 a.m. on August 14, police responded to a report of a man passed out in a ...

Annapolis District RCMP charged a man and woman after an incident in Victoria Vale

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP charge man and woman in Victoria Vale ​ Annapolis District RCMP charged a man and woman after an incident in Victoria Vale. ​ On August 12 at approximately 8:50 a.m., police were dispatched to a disturbance on Lily Lake Rd. in Victoria Vale. Police learned that a construction ...

(Update) Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 19-year-old woman

**** HRP Media Release Update : Missing Person Update ​ The 19-year-old woman from Halifax whom police requested the public’s assistance locating yesterday has been located deceased.   Police do not believe the death to be suspicious. ...

Elections Day Voting Has Begun for 41st Provincial General Election

**** Elections Nova Scotia Elections Day Voting Has Begun for 41st Provincial General Election ​ Today, Tuesday, August 17, 2201, is election day in Nova Scotia. Election day polls are open from 8 am – 8 pm. ​ To be eligible to vote in this provincial election voters must be 18 years of age, a Canadian ...

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 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...

Tomorrow is Election Day in Nova Scotia

**** Elections Nova Scotia Release Tomorrow is Election Day in Nova Scotia ​ Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 17, 2201, is election day in Nova Scotia. All election day polls and returning offices in the 55 electoral districts will be open for voting from 8 am – 8 pm. ​ Eligible voters must be 18 years of ...

Police charge man with sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with sexual assault ​ Investigators with the Sexual Assault Investigation Team (SAIT) of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man in connection with sexual assaults that occurred between 2017 and 2019. ​ On July 14, 2021, police received a report of sexual assaults that had occurred ...

(Update) Returning Office Broken Into

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate break and enter into provincial returning office Halifax Regional Police are investigating a break and enter into a provincial returning office. At approximately 8:30 a.m. today, police received a report of a break and enter that had occurred at the Clayton Park West Returning Office located at 137 Chain ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a​ shooting​ that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate​ shooting ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a​ shooting​ that occurred earlier this morning​ in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 0330 a.m. police responded to a report of shots fired on Farrell St. ​ ​ Shortly after, a man attended hospital with non-life threatening gunshot wounds​ . The investigation is ...

There are Two Elections Currently Underway

**** Elections Nova Scotia Release There are Two Elections Currently Underway Currently there are two elections underway in Nova Scotia, a provincial general election and a federal election. ​ Election day for the 41st provincial general election in Nova Scotia is Tuesday, August 17, 2021. ​ Federal election day is September 20, 2021. ​ It is important ...

New Glasgow Regional Police charge a 30-year-old male in relation to armed robbery, Trenton, N.S.

**** New Glasgow Regional Police Release   New Glasgow Regional Police charge a 30-year-old male in relation to armed robbery, Trenton, N.S.   On Saturday August 14, 2021, at 8:51 a.m. New Glasgow Regional Police has charged a 30-year-old male from Pictou County in relation to an armed robbery in Trenton on August 12, 2021. ...

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) in Dartmouth   Shortly before midnight on August 13th,  Halifax Regional Police officers responded to the Dartmouth General Hospital as a male victim arrived there with a gun shot wound.   Several officers attended the hospital and learned that the victim was walking in the area ...

New Glasgow Regional Police responds to armed robbery, Trenton, N.S.

**** New Glasgow Regional Police Release   New Glasgow Regional Police responds to armed robbery, Trenton, N.S. At approximately 11:50 p.m. Thursday night, New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at a Needs Convenience Store on Main St. in Trenton New Glasgow Regional Police officers immediately attended with assistance of ...

Police seek public assistance in two robbery investigations

**** HRP Media Release Police seek public assistance in two robbery investigations ​ Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in two robberies that occurred in Halifax and Dartmouth earlier this week. ​ At approximately 1:25 p.m. on August 9 police responded to a robbery at My Son’s Place pub and grill ...

Halifax District RCMP responds to armed robbery in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP responds to armed robbery in Lower Sackville Halifax District RCMP is investigating after responding to an armed robbery in Lower Sackville. At approximately​ 12:20​ a.m. this morning, police responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at a gas station on Cobequid Rd. in Lower Sackville. Upon arrival, ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Stephen Whelan

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located The man who was reported missing from Meaghers Grant 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 Stephen Whelan Halifax District RCMP is asking for the ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Robert Campbell

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located The man who was reported missing from Lower Canard 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 Campbell Kings District RCMP​ is asking for the ...

Kings District RCMP responds to armed robbery in Greenwood

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP responds to armed robbery in Greenwood Kings District RCMP is investigating after responding to an armed robbery in Greenwood. At approximately​ 10:00​ p.m. on August 10, police responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at a gas bar and convenience store on Central Ave. in Greenwood. Upon ...

Halifax District RCMP had a large police presence in the vicinity of Forest Hills Pkwy. and Main St

**** RCMP Media Release Large Police Presence in Cole Harbour Halifax District RCMP had a large police presence in the vicinity of Forest Hills Pkwy. and Main St earlier today. At approximately 3:00 p.m. today, police responded to a complaint involving a firearm in the area of Forest Hills Pkwy. and Main St. Traffic was ...

(Found) Missing Persons: Woman and her one-year-old child

**** HRP Media Release Missing persons located The missing 21-year-old woman and her child that police had asked for the public’s assistance in locating earlier today have been located safely. We thank the public and the media for their assistance and concern. ​   Missing Persons: Casey Miss Langevin and her one-year-old child ​ Police ...

Pictou County man charged after assaulting police

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County man charged after assaulting police Pictou County District RCMP has charged a man after he assaulted three police officers and attempted to disarm one. On August 4 at approximately 7:10 a.m., police responded to a complaint of a motor vehicle collision on Hwy. 376 in Lyons Brook. Police learned ...

Yarmouth Municipal RCMP is investigating damage to property at the Yarmouth Municipal RCMP Detachment on Water St

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth Municipal RCMP is investigating damage to property at the Yarmouth Municipal RCMP Detachment on Water St. On return from a routine patrol early on August 7, police discovered that two police cars and a personal vehicle had been damaged. Further investigation revealed several large rocks scattered throughout the detachment parking ...

Police investigate robbery​

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery​ ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 1:25 p.m. on August 9 police responded to a robbery at My Son’s Place bar located at 223 Wyse Road. A man entered the bar, produced a knife and demanded money from an ...

Pictou County man charged in arson

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County man charged in arson Pictou County District RCMP have charged a man in relation to an arson that occurred on Pictou Landing Rd. in Hillside. On August 8 at approximately 3:05 a.m., police were dispatched to a complaint of a fire at a home on Pictou Landing Rd. in ...

UPDATE: Police now investigating homicide

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Police now investigating homicide The suspicious death of a 30-year-old Eskasoni man is now being investigated as a homicide. At approximately 5:45 a.m. on yesterday, Eskasoni RCMP responded to a report of a sudden death on Beach Rd. in Eskasoni. Police found a 30-year-old Eskasoni man deceased and his death ...

Halifax District RCMP investigate break-in and firearms theft

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigate break-in and firearms theft Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a home was broken into on Hwy. 7 in Lake Charlotte. At approximately 9:30 a.m. on August 8, RCMP responded to a complaint of a break-in at a home on Hwy. 7. Police learned that a man ...

Police investigate Robbery – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Robbery – Halifax At 11:21 p.m., on the 9th of August, Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at Jenny’s Place, 6211 Lady Hammond Road, Halifax.​ Staff reported two males wearing masks entered the business demanding money.​ One suspect threated he had a weapon.​ The suspects left on ...

Police investigate robbery​

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery​ ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax over the weekend. ​ On August 7 police responded to a robbery at the Irving Circle K located at 5450 Inglis Street. A man entered the store, produced a knife and demanded money from the clerk. ...

RCMP investigating report of indecent act

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating report of indecent act ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating a report of an indecent act that occurred last week on the Beechville Lakeside Timberlea (BLT) Trail. ​ At​ 7:26​ p.m. on August 4, RCMP responded to a report that a man was masturbating beside the BLT trail near ...

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Dartmouth At approximately 4:45 a.m. on August 9 police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Demetreous and Bras Dor lanes. Officers located a number of spent shell casings on the ground. At this time, no injuries have been ...

Police investigate suspicious death / Richmond County District RCMP investigating after home invasion

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigate suspicious death   The RCMP Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit with assistance from the Eskasoni RCMP is investigating the suspicious death of a 30-year-old Eskasoni man. At approximately 5:45 a.m. this morning, Eskasoni RCMP responded to a report of a sudden death on Beach Rd. in Eskasoni. Investigators have ...

Halifax District RCMP investigating after shooting in North Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigating after shooting in North Preston Halifax District RCMP is investigating after responding to a shooting on North Preston Rd. in North Preston. At 6:02 p.m. this evening, police received a report of a shooting on North Preston Rd. Police responded and learned that approximately ten shots had ...

Three missing people located after overnight search

**** RCMP Media Release Three missing people located after overnight search Lunenburg District RCMP have located three missing people who had gotten lost while tubing in Pleasant River. At approximately 8:35 p.m. on August 7, police received a complaint of three people that were overdue after they had gone tubing in Pleasant River. Police and ...

Halifax District RCMP investigating after shooting in North Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigating after shooting in North Preston ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating after responding to a shooting on Downey Rd. in North Preston. ​ At approximately 2:07 p.m. today, police received a report of a shooting on Downey Rd. Police responded and learned that a black Subaru Imprezza ...

(Found) Kings District RCMP​ is asking for the public’s assistance in locating​ 75-year-old John MacInnis

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located The 75-year-old man who was reported missing from Kingston 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 John MacInnis Kings District RCMP​ is asking for the ...

Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (PCISCEU) charge two persons with drug offences

**** New Glasgow Regional Police Release Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (PCISCEU) charge two persons with drug offences On the 5th day of August, 2021 at approximately 4:00pm, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (PCISCEU) with assistance from the New Glasgow Regional Police executed a Search Warrant at a McColl Street ...

Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Halifax

**” HRP Media Release Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Halifax ​ At 10:08 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a group in a physical altercation in the 1100 block of Tower Road Halifax.​ Multiple Patrol officers responded locating an adult male with serious injuries consistent with a stabbing.​ Minutes later officers located a ...

Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant ​ Annapolis District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged with numerous offences relating to domestic violence incidents from July 16 and August 4, 2021.​ ​ Joel Matthew Gibson, 40, of Cornwallis Park is charged with: ​ Uttering Threats to ...

Cheticamp RCMP asking for help to identify ATV

**** RCMP Media Release Cheticamp RCMP asking for help to identify ATV ​ The Cheticamp RCMP are asking for help from the public to identify an ATV and its operator that fled from police. ​ Around midnight on July 17, police were on patrol on the Cabot Trail when they observed an ATV driving down ...

Police lay charges for weapons and drug offences

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges for weapons and drug offences ​ Police have charged two men and three women with weapons and drug offences in relation to a search of a residence on Windmill Road in Dartmouth earlier this week. ​ On August 3 investigators in the Drug Unit and Guns and Gangs ...

Kings District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a male in relation to a home invasionin Wolfville Ridge

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Suspect charged in home invasion Kings District RCMP have identified a suspect following a home invasion in Wolfville Ridge. On August 1 at 6:02 a.m., police were called to a residence on Ridge Rd. in Wolfville Ridge, following a report of a home invasion. Two occupants of the home were ...

RCMP investigating after boats cut from their moorings in Weymouth

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating after boats cut from their moorings in Weymouth Digby RCMP is investigating after receiving a report of boats being cut from their moorings at a wharf in Weymouth. On August 5 at 7:57 a.m., Digby RCMP received a complaint of eight boats being cut from their moorings at a wharf ...

Have you seen this truck?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this truck? Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint of a break-in at a construction site in Sheet Harbour on August 4 in the early morning hours. During the break-in, construction equipment worth several thousand dollars was stolen. Police have identified a person of interest in the case ...

Police seek assistance in identifying robbery suspect

**** HRP Media Release Police seek assistance in identifying robbery suspect ​ Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a robbery that occurred in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 11 a.m. police responded to a robbery in the 3500 block of Claremont Street. The suspect approached a woman in her 60s ...

UPDATE: RCMP conclude investigation of vessel sinking in Saulnierville

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: RCMP conclude investigation of vessel sinking in Saulnierville RCMP have concluded an investigation into the recent sinking of a vessel in Saulnierville. On July 31, at approximately​ 4:45​ a.m.,Meteghan RCMP responded to a report of a fishing vessel sinking in Saulnierville. The vessel had been tied up since the evening ...

(Found) Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 34-year-old Matthew Campbell

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located The 34-year-old man who was reported missing from Middle Sackville 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 Matthew Campbell Halifax District RCMP is asking for ...

Police charge man with sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with sexual assault ​ Investigators with the Sexual Assault Investigation Team (SAIT) of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man in connection with sexual assaults that occurred between 2017 and 2019. ​ On April 12, 2021, police received a report of a sexual assault that had ...

Police charge man with 29 weapons and drug offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with 29 weapons and drug offences ​ Police have charged a man with weapons and drug offences in relation to an investigation that occurred in Dartmouth this weekend. ​ Investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Special Enforcement Section, along with patrol members from East ...

(Found) Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 33-year-old woman

**** HRP Media Release Update – Missing person: located The missing 33-year-old woman that police had asked for the public’s assistance in locating has been located safely. We thank the public and the media for their assistance and concern. . Missing Person: Brandi Tia Applegarth ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating ...

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Halifax earlier this week

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting ​ Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Halifax earlier this week. ​ At approximately 4:30 a.m. on August 1 police responded to reports of shots fired in the 0-100 block of Main Avenue. Officers located an unoccupied vehicle that had been struck by multiple bullets. ​ ...

Man facing numerous charges after home invasion in Colchester

**** RCMP Media Release Man facing numerous charges after home invasion in Colchester ​ Colchester County RCMP have apprehended a man who is facing multiple charges after a home invasion in West New Annan yesterday. Police were called to a home on Hwy. 246 at 6:05 a.m. after a resident woke up to a noise ...

RCMP is investigating as man found deceased on rocks at waterfront in Cape Forchu

**** RCMP Media Release Man dies accessing waterfront ​ RCMP is investigating as man found deceased on rocks at waterfront in Cape Forchu. On Saturday July 31, at 8:13 p.m. police were called to Thomas Rd. where a man was located on the rocks of the waterfront. The preliminary investigation appears that a rope used ...

Bridgetown RCMP​ are asking for the public’s assistance in locating​ 74-year-old man

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person found deceased A 76-year-old man from Bridgetown who was reported missing yesterday has been located deceased. Just past noon today, the human remains were located in a wooded area near where he was reported missing. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature, however the investigation into ...

RCMP investigate home invasion

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate home invasion ​ Kings County RCMP are searching for a suspect following a home invasion in Wolfville Ridge. RCMP were called to a residence on Ridge Rd. at 6:02 a.m. this morning. Two occupants of the home were confronted by a man at the door pointing a firearm and ...

Halifax Search and Rescue responded to a request for assistance to conduct a remote rescue for hikers on the back side of Hay Marsh Trail

**** HSAR Release On July 31, 2021, Halifax Search and Rescue responded to a request for assistance from Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Nova Scotia to conduct a remote rescue. Two hikers were on the back side of Hay Marsh Trail, part of The Bluff Wilderness Hiking Trail ...

RCMP on scene of fatal boating incident

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP on scene of fatal boating incident ​  At​ 3:47​ p.m. on July 31, Baddeck RCMP responded to a call of a recreational boating personal water craft (PWC) incident on Bras D’or Lake near Beinn Bhreagh. Police learned a man was operating a PWC with another man as a passenger when the ...

RCMP investigate vessel sinking off Saulnierville

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate vessel sinking off Saulnierville ​At​ 4:47​ a.m. this morning Meteghan RCMP responded to a report of a fishing vessel sinking in Saulnierville. The vessel was tied up since yesterday July 30 at approximately 5:00 p.m. at the Saulnierville Wharf in Saulnierville. No one was aboard the boat at the ...

Police are investigating a stabbing in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a stabbing in Halifax ​ Members of patrol and the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a stabbing that occurred this afternoon in Halifax. ​ At approximately 2:20 p.m., Halifax Regional Police patrol members responded to a report of a female who had been stabbed ...

On July 28, 2021, Halifax Search and Rescue was notified of a potential overdue hiker in the Kidston Lake (Spryfield) area

**** Halifax Search and Rescue Release On July 28, 2021, Halifax Search and Rescue was notified of a potential overdue hiker in the Kidston Lake (Spryfield) area of the municipality. The well-prepared subject had planned to go hiking for several days. When he didn’t return at the scheduled time, his family became concerned and notified ...

Police advising of counterfeit American currency

**** HRP Media Release Police advising of counterfeit American currency ​ The Financial Crime Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is advising local businesses and citizens of the presence of counterfeit American bills in the Halifax region. ​ In the past two weeks police have received five reports of counterfeit American $20 bills passed ...

Police charge man in relation to arson investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to arson investigation ​ Police have charged a man in relation to an arson investigation in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 4:15 p.m. police responded, along with Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency, to a wooded area near Thomas Raddall Drive. There was a brush fire at ...

(Found) Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 24-year-old man

**** HRP Media Release Update on Missing Person : Cymon Felix Cormier In regards to the below missing person from yesterday, July 30th, Cymon Felix Cormier was found safe last evening. Police would like to thank the public for the assistance during the search   Missing Person: Cymon Felix Cormier ​ Police are asking for ...

Stewiacke Fire Department helped with rescuing a leatherback turtle from the mouth of the Stewiacke River

**** Info via the Stewiacke Fire Department Well, you learn something new everyday! Our team was able to help out the Canadian Sea Turtle Network with rescuing a leatherback turtle from the mouth of the Stewiacke River. This turtle was a far ways from it’s home in the ocean and was not going to survive ...

(Update) Dartmouth man facing charges following traffic stop.

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with weapons offences ​ Police have charged a man with weapons offences following a traffic stop in Dartmouth.​ ​ At approximately 5:25 p.m. members of the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a traffic stop in the area of Pinecrest Drive and Primrose Street ...

Halifax Regional Police officer’s badge reported stolen

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police officer’s badge reported stolen ​ Halifax Regional Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a stolen HRP badge. ​ An off-duty officer reported that their badge was stolen sometime Tuesday night in to Wednesday morning. It was stolen from the 3000 block of Connaught Avenue. ​ Anyone ...

New Glasgow Regional Police/Trenton Fire Department investigating house fire-seeking information from the public

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police/Trenton Fire Department investigating house fire-seeking information from the public. New Glasgow Regional Police are continuing to investigate a fire that occurred at a vacant residence on Main Street, Trenton. The fire was reported in the early morning hours of Tuesday July 28, 2021, at 2:20am, while ...

230 Candidates Nominated for the 41st Provincial General Election

**** Elections Nova Scotia Release 230 Candidates Nominated for the 41st Provincial General Election ​  Nominations for the 41st Provincial General Election closed at 2pm today. There are 230 candidates nominated in the 55 electoral districts. UPDATE: One candidate’s nomination was in process before 2 pm but was not included in the previous media release sent at ...

Police locate human remains

**** RCMP Media Release Police locate human remains ​ The Integrated RCMP/HRP Special Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division has recovered remains in the search for Arlene McLean who was reported missing from Eastern Passage in September 1999. ​ The investigation is ongoing and we are working with the Medical Examiner’s office to conclusively ...

RCMP charge man after shots fired in North Kentville

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man after shots fired in North Kentville ​ Kings District RCMP has charged a 21-year-old man following a report of shots fired in North Kentville on July 24. ​ At 5:40 p.m. on July 24, Kings District RCMP responded to a 911 call of shots fired where two men ...

The Meteghan RCMP is investigating an arson that occurred in Bangor

**** RCMP Media Release The Meteghan RCMP is investigating an arson that occurred in Bangor. At 3:30 a.m. on July 24, Meteghan RCMP and the Meteghan Fire Department were called to a structure fire at a home on Bangor Rd. The three occupants were able to escape safely. The fire was determined to be suspicious ...

Halifax Regional Police charged a man in connection with three robberies that occurred last week in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to robberies ​ Halifax Regional Police charged a man in connection with three robberies that occurred last week in Halifax. ​ ​ On July 23 at approximately 8:30 p.m. police responded to a report of a robbery in progress at the Atlantic Superstore at 3601 Joseph ...

(Found) Missing youth

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing person located The 15-year-old youth who was reported missing from Plymouth have been located and are safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.     Missing youth: Help the RCMP find Leland Harmony Maria Ranger Pictou County District RCMP ...

Police charge two people with weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people with weapons offences ​ Police have charged two people with weapons offences in relation to a traffic stop in Halifax yesterday. ​ Investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Special Enforcement Section, along with members of the Emergency Response Team and Halifax District RCMP ...

“Homeward Bound”, Nova Scotia Style

**** RCMP Media Release “Homeward Bound”, Nova Scotia Style On July 12, Halifax District RCMP was called to a report of a golden retriever running on Hwy 101 in Middle Sackville. Just before officers arrived, a passerby was able to catch the pup and keep her safe. Officers then took her back to the Tantallon ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a theft of equipment from a construction site in Trafalgar

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP solve theft from construction site   Halifax District RCMP is investigating a theft of equipment from a construction site in Trafalgar Between July 5 and July 20, several items were stolen and property damaged at a construction site on Hwy. 374. Stolen items include a 40 feet by 10 ...

(Found) Missing: Help the RCMP find Bobbi Sue Arseneault and Jaydyn Arseneault

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing persons located The 39-year-old woman and child who was reported missing from Cow Bay have been located and are safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   Missing: Help the RCMP find Bobbi Sue Arseneault and Jaydyn Arseneault Halifax ...

Today marks 100 days of hard work, hope, and most of all… love

**** NS SPCA Release Just after 5:30pm on April 12th we finished bringing in 77 highly undersocialized dogs and pups.  Today marks 100 days of hard work, hope, and most of all love. Our dedicated staff and volunteers have poured everything into these dogs.  While working one-on-one, it is hard not to get attached. So, ...

Police respond to a series of overnight Commercial Break and Enters

**** HRP Media Release Police respond to a series of overnight Commercial Break and Enters ​ 11:57 P.M. July 21, 2021, Patrol officers responded to 1646 Barrington Street in Halifax – LA Convenience Store. A suspect described as a white male, 5’10” – 6’, slim, 35-40 years of age wearing a hoodie, dark pants and baseball cap ...

Missing man located following extensive search

**** RCMP Media Release Missing man located following extensive search The 74-year-old man who was missing from Fox River was located safe by Ground Search and Rescue yesterday evening following an extensive search. On July 18, Cumberland District RCMP was notified of a missing man who was last seen on July 17. With assistance from ...

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) in Dartmouth ​ On July 21st, 2021, at approximately 2:30 am, Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint in the area of Highfield Park Drive at Victoria Road, Dartmouth.​ ​ ​ Several patrol officers attended the area​ and located​ the targeted vehicle. Neither the driver ...

RCMP investigates two suspicious fires

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates two suspicious fires ​ The Integrated RCMP/HRP General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division is investigating two suspicious fires that occurred in East Preston. ​ At approximately 2:25 p.m. on July 19, Halifax District RCMP responded to a structure fire on Lower Partridge River Rd. When police arrived, ...

Fire Investigation Summary – 394 Portland Street, Dartmouth

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary 394 Portland Street, Dartmouth June 23, 2021 This fire involved a two-unit residential/commercial building. There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was undetermined. The area of origin was determined to be a living room.  There were operating smoke alarms. The cause of this fire is classified as INCENDIARY. . . ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Adria Gloade

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Adria Gloade Millbrook RCMP is asking for the​ public’s assistance to locate 37-year-old Adria Gloade who was last spoken to on July 13. Adria Gloade is described as being Indigenous, 5-foot-7 and 130-150 pounds, dark brown hair and brown eyes. Gloade has a birthmark on ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Patricia Eberwein

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located The 89-year-old woman who was reported missing from East Chezzetcook 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 Patricia Eberwein Halifax District RCMP is asking for ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Cecil Pye

**** RCMP Media Release Missing man located following extensive search The 74-year-old man who was missing from Fox River was located safe by Ground Search and Rescue yesterday evening following an extensive search. On July 18, Cumberland District RCMP was notified of a missing man who was last seen on July 17. With assistance from ...

Lost Hiker located – Porters Lake / Woman is facing charges of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

**** RCMP Media Release Lost Hiker found – Porters Lake Saturday night (July 17, 2021), after 10:00 p.m., Musquodoboit Harbour RCMP received a report of a lost hiker on the Crowbar Hiking trails off Myra Road in Porters Lake.​ The hiker, a 30 year-old Halifax man, had lost power to his cell phone by the ...

(Update) 41st Provincial General Election

**** Elections Nova Scotia Release Update Election Day in Nova Scotia will be Tuesday, August 17, 2021 ​ Elections Nova Scotia – A provincial general election is underway in Nova Scotia. Election day will be Tuesday, August 17, 2021, but voters have several safe voting options to vote early. ​ To be eligible to vote in ...

New Wing Commander takes charge at 12 Wing Shearwater

****DND Media Release New Wing Commander takes charge at 12 Wing Shearwater ​ ​ Colonel Patrick MacNamara assumed command of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s 12 Wing Shearwater from Col. James Hawthorne this afternoon in a change-of-command ceremony presided over by Major-General Eric Kenny, Commander of 1 Canadian Air Division. ​ Col. MacNamara assumes command after ...

Multi-agency response results in locating missing fisherman

**** RCMP Media Release Multi-agency response results in locating missing fisherman ​ Halifax District RCMP and Sheet Harbour Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) have located a missing fisherman safe and sound in Sheet Habour with assistance from the Department of Lands and Forestry. ​ On July 14, a 71-year-old Dartmouth man went fishing in Grand ...

Police request the public’s assistance identifying suspect in relation to an assault

**** HRP Media Release Police request the public’s assistance identifying suspect in relation to an assault ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a man in relation to an assault that occurred earlier this week in Halifax. ​ On July 14 at approximately 12:50 p.m., police received a report of an assault that ...

54.7 kg of suspected cocaine seized by CBSA officers in Halifax

**** CBSA Media Release 54.7 kg of suspected cocaine seized by CBSA officers in Halifax The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), Atlantic Region, announced the seizure of suspected cocaine found concealed within a shipping container in Halifax, Nova Scotia. ​ On June 10, 2021, CBSA Waterfront Cargo Inspection Unit officers examined a shipping container at the ...

Yarmouth County man charged in fish plant arson

**** RCMP Media Release The RCMP has charged a 24-year-old Yarmouth County man with arson in relation to a fire at a fish plant in Middle West Pubnico. Near midnight on October 16, 2020, Yarmouth County RCMP responded to a building fire at a fish plant in Middle West Pubnico. The fish plant was completely ...

Police lay over 150 charges against two men in relation to 23 incidents

**** HRP Media Release Police lay over 150 charges against two men in relation to 23 incidents ​ Investigators in the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged two men in relation to 23 incidents that occurred throughout the Halifax region over the last month. ​ On July 8, officers with ...

Police charge two people following drug investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people following drug investigation ​ Police have charged two people in relation to a drug trafficking investigation in Halifax. ​ On July 15, investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, with the assistance of officers assigned to the Drug Unit, conducted a ...

Police are on-scene of a sudden death in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police on scene of sudden death ​ Police are on-scene of a sudden death in Halifax. ​ At approximately 4:50 a.m. police responded to a report of a sudden death in a residence on Payzant Avenue in Halifax.​ ​ The investigation is in the early stages and additional information will be ...

Halifax Regional Police charged a man in connection with a robbery that occurred on July 15th in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in robbery   Halifax Regional Police charged a man in connection with a robbery that occurred on July 15th in Dartmouth.   At 8:45pm on July 15th,2021 Halifax Regional Police officers were investigating a weapon call in the 0-100 block of Leaman Dr in Dartmouth whereby a male ...

Province, Police Make Changes to Alert Ready System

**** Justice Media Release Province, Police Make Changes to Alert Ready System —————————————————————- Emergency situations can unfold quickly and, in some instances, alerts can help people protect themselves and their families. That is why the province and police work together to ensure consistency and protocols are in place for issuing police-related alerts, including a recent ...

Police were called to the area of Barrington Street and Richmond Street for multiple reports of shots fired

**** HRP Media Release Weapons Complaint ​ At 00:40 A.M. Halifax Regional Police patrol officers were called to the area of Barrington Street and Richmond Street in Halifax for multiple concerned citizens reporting hearing multiple firearm discharges. It was reported that several shots were fired and suspects fled in vehicles and or on foot.​ Police ...

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre and United States Secret Service stop $750,000 fraud transfer

**** Canadian Anti-Fraud Release The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre and United States Secret Service stop $750,000 fraud transfer   On July 6, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) shared a notification about a possible Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam with the United States Secret Service (USSS) Ottawa Field Office that resulted in saving a U.S. based company from losing almost $750,000 (U.S.) ...

Police investigating homicide

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigating homicide The suspicious death of a 42-year-old Sipekne’katik man is now being investigated as a homicide. At approximately 2:15 p.m. on July 12, Millbrook RCMP responded to a report of a sudden death at a home on Glooscap Dr. in Millbrook. Police found a 42-year-old Sipekne’katik man deceased and ...

The Yarmouth Rural RCMP has charged a 77-year-old man with an indecent act following an incident in Sand Beach

**** RCMP Media Release The Yarmouth Rural RCMP has charged a 77-year-old man with an indecent act following an incident in Sand Beach. On July 7, 2021, at approximately 7:10 p.m., Yarmouth Rural RCMP received a complaint of a male having exposed himself while masturbating at a public beach near Bunker’s Island Rd. in Sand ...

East Hants District RCMP have charged two men after a service centre was broken into in Shubenacadie and vehicles were stolen / Man arrested in stolen property investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Two men arrested after breaking into service centre and stealing vehicles ​ East Hants District RCMP have charged two men after a service centre was broken into in Shubenacadie and vehicles were stolen. ​ On July 8, 2021 at approximately 4 a.m., East Hants District RCMP responded to a complaint of ...

Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public help to find a bicycle that was stolen in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public help to find a bicycle that was stolen in Lower Sackville At approximately 6:15 a.m. on July 12, a bicycle was taken from a vehicle parked in a parking lot on First Lake Dr. The unique bicycle is a red and black BMC ...

RCMP investigating boat collision in Western Shore

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating boat collision in Western Shore Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating after a boat collided with a rock wall in Western Shore. On July 10, 2021, at approximately 10:30 p.m., police, fire and EHS responded to a boat collision with a rock wall in Western Shore. Police learned that the ...

Federal-Provincial Agreement Will Transform Child Care, Reduce Costs for Families

**** EARLY CHILDHOOD Development Release Federal-Provincial Agreement Will Transform Child Care, Reduce Costs for Families —————————————————————- A $605 million funding agreement on child care between the provincial and federal governments will significantly reduce costs for working families and women and expand access to more quality care across Nova Scotia. Premier Iain Rankin joined Prime Minister ...

Police investigate suspicious death

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigate suspicious death   The RCMP Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit with assistance from the Millbrook RCMP is investigating the suspicious death of a 42-year-old Sipekne’katik man. At approximately 2:15 p.m. yesterday, Millbrook RCMP responded to a report of a sudden death on Glooscap Dr. in Millbrook. Investigators have since ...

Police charge three people following drug investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police charge three people following drug investigation ​ Police have charged three people with offences in relation to a drug trafficking investigation in Halifax. ​ On July 9, investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, with the assistance of officers assigned to the Drug Unit, ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a stabbing in North Preston

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating stabbing in North Preston ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a stabbing in North Preston. ​ At approximately 1:35 a.m. on July 11, police received a complaint of a stabbing on Simmonds Rd. in North Preston. Police responded, and learned that a man had been stabbed. The man ...

NS SPCA – SEEKING INFORMATION

**** NS SPCA Release SEEKING INFORMATION ❗️ On Sunday, July 11th six newborn kittens were found abandoned by a citizen in a cardboard box on Kolbec Road in rural Cumberland County. It is believed the kittens were initially dropped off in the afternoon before 6:00pm. Although SPCA Investigators responded immediately, one kitten was found deceased. ...

Preparing for the 41st Provincial General Election

**** Elections Nova Scotia Release Preparing for the 41st Provincial General Election Background Nova Scotia is the only province in Canada without a fixed election date. Elections Nova Scotia must anticipate the earliest date on which a provincial general election could be called and plan accordingly. Given that the 40th provincial general election was held ...

RCMP charges Hillside man in child pornography investigation / RCMP charges Port Hawkesbury man in child pornography investigation

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charges Hillside man in child pornography investigation The RCMP’s provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a Hillside man for child pornography offences. On July 8, 2021, the RCMP’s provincial ICE Unit searched a home in Hillside, assisted by the RCMP’s Digital Forensic Services Unit, along with the Pictou ...

(Found) Nova Scotia Health continuing to seek assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Update : Please be advised the patient reported missing on July 2 and earlier today has been located and returned to a Dartmouth hospital. We thank those who assisted in Mr. Issac’s safe return.​ Nova Scotia Health continuing to seek assistance in locating missing patient ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...

New Glasgow Female facing 9 counts of arson and 3 counts of mischief.

**** New Glasgow Regional Police Release New Glasgow Female facing 9 counts of arson and 3 counts of mischief. On July 10, at 8:48 am, New Glasgow Regional Police arrested a 41-year-old female from Pictou County at her residence on Stewart Street, New Glasgow, while police were conducting a Search Warrant in relation to the ...

Police respond for a early morning weapons complaint

**** HRP Media Release Police respond for a early morning weapons complaint ​ Just after 7:00 A.M. today near Queen Street and Sackville Street in Halifax, police responded to a complaint from a motorist that another motorist had pointed a firearm at him. Members of the Halifax Regional Police Patrol Division were directly in the area at the time ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Yvonne Basque

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located The 27-year-old woman who was reported missing from Paq’tnkek 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 Yvonne Basque Antigonish RCMP are asking for the public’s ...

Truro Police seek witnesses to assault

**** Truro Police Release On June 27th 2021, an incident of Assault Causing Bodily Harm occurred near Lepper Brook and Queen Street, in Truro. The victim was a 46 year old female, she suffered injuries to her face and hand. The police are aware that numerous youth were hanging out at a fire pit in ...

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

**** NSHA Media Release Update – Please be advised the patient reported missing on Saturday, July 10 has been located and returned to a Dartmouth hospital. We thank those who assisted in the patient’s safe return.​ Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...

Statement regarding removal of three temporary shelters located on municipal property

**** HRM Media Release Statement regarding removal of three temporary shelters located on municipal property ​ The following is a statement from the Halifax Regional Municipality regarding the removal, on Friday, July 9, 2021 of three temporary shelters located on municipal property. ​ Below is an overview of the temporary shelters that were determined to ...

Richmond District RCMP has charged a 34-year-old woman after an arson in West Arichat

**** RCMP Media Release Richmond District RCMP has charged a 34-year-old woman after an arson in West Arichat on July 8. At approximately 7:45 p.m. yesterday evening, police received a complaint of a fire at a home on Highway 206 in West Arichat. Police responded and learned that home had been set on fire deliberately, ...

(Found) Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 29-year-old man.

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person Update: ​ The missing 29-year-old man police requested the public’s assistance locating on July 9, 2021 has been located safely. We thank the public and media for their assistance and concern.   Missing Person: Mohamed Issak ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 29-year-old ...

Police respond to suspicious circumstances ​

**** HRP Media Release Police respond to suspicious circumstances ​ ​ Halifax Regional Police responded to a suspicious circumstance call earlier this week in Halifax. ​ On July 6 at approximately 8 p.m. a vehicle followed a 15-year-old youth who was walking in the area of Regent Road in Halifax. The driver asked the youth ...

RCMP investigates three break and enters in Queensland

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates three break and enters in Queensland ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating three break and enters in the Queensland and Hubbards area. ​ Between June 27 and 10:15 a.m. on July 7, a vacant home on St. Margarets Bay Rd. in Queensland was broken into, but it’s believed nothing ...

RCMP arrests man following arson in Pictou County / RCMP arrests man following home invasion

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrests man following arson in Pictou County ​ Pictou County District RCMP has arrested a 25-year-old man after an arson in Blue Mountain on July 4. ​ At approximately 12:06 a.m. on July 4, police received a complaint of a vehicle fire at a home on Sherbrooke Rd. in Blue ...

New Glasgow Regional Police/New Glasgow Fire Department investigating arson-seeking information from the public

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police/New Glasgow Fire Department investigating arson-seeking information from the public. New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating an act of arson that occurred at a vacant residence on MacKay Street, New Glasgow. The fire was reported in the early morning hours of Wednesday July 07, 2021, at 7:30am. ...

Police investigate dog attack

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate dog attack ​ Police are investigating a dog attack incident that occurred in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 4:45 p.m. police responded to Evans Avenue in Halifax in relation to a youth who had been attacked by three dogs. The youth was taken to hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening ...

Halifax District RCMP are Investigating After a Report of Shots Fired in North Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP are Investigating After a Report of Shots Fired in North Preston ​ On July 7, 2021, at approximately 1:40 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of shots fired outside a residence on Clarence Street, North Preston. No one was injured during the incident. The investigation is ...

(Update) Police respond to threats call

**** HRP Media Release Update – Police respond to threats call at Dartmouth Court ​ Police responded to a threats call at the Dartmouth Provincial Court today. ​ At approximately 1 p.m. police received an anonymous threats call in relation to the Dartmouth Provincial Court. Officers were at the courthouse for an unrelated matter at ...

RCMP investigates reports of shots fired in North Preston

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates reports of shots fired in North Preston The RCMP is investigating two reports of shots fired on July 3 and 4 in North Preston. At approximately​ 2:30 a.m. on July 3, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of shots fired, which hit a residence on Clarence St. No ...

Statement regarding removal of temporary shelters located on municipal property

**** HRM Media Release Halifax Regional Municipality Statement regarding removal of temporary shelters located on municipal property ​ The following is a statement from the Halifax Regional Municipality regarding the removal of temporary shelters located on municipal property. ​ Today, a notice is being issued to advise occupants of temporary shelters located on municipal property ...

Four Charges Laid Against HRP Officer

**** SIRT Media Release Four Charges Laid Against HRP Officer —————————————————————————— The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) laid four charges against, a 31-year-old member of the Halifax Regional Police (HRP). On today’s date, two charges of assault were laid against Cst. Jacob Farr in relation to the arrest of a male on October ...

Two adults arrested for weapons possession

**** HRP Media Release Two adults arrested for weapons possession Halifax Regional Police arrested a male and a female for weapons possession in relation to a vehicle stop last night in Halifax. At approximately 7:05 p.m., Halifax Regional Police conducted a vehicle stop in the area of the 1500 block of Grafton St in Halifax. ...

New Glasgow Regional Police/New Glasgow Fire Department/Trenton Fire Department is investigating arson-seeking information from the public

**** New Glasgow Regional Police Release   New Glasgow Regional Police/New Glasgow Fire Department is investigating arson-seeking information from the public. New Glasgow Regional Police/ New Glasgow Fire Department is investigating an act of arson that occurred at a vacant residence on MacLean Street, New Glasgow. The fire was reported in the early morning hours ...

Halifax District RCMP are investigating a home invasion and armed robbery

**** RCMP Media Release Update Correction: The Home Invasion/Armed Robbery occurred in Fletchers Lake and not Lower Sackville as stated in the original release on July 3. ​ Home Invasion/Armed Robbery in Fletchers Lake ​ Two men have been arrested and are being held for court after a home invasion in Fletchers Lake on Friday July ...

Halifax Regional Police were called to the “off leash” parking lot of Shubie Park in Dartmouth by a concerned citizen earlier today just after 8:00 A.M.

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police were called to the “off leash” parking lot of Shubie Park in Dartmouth by a concerned citizen earlier today just after 8:00 A.M. The area is located at 38 Locks Road in Dartmouth. A large, live seal was found in the parking lot. Police had sections of the ...

(Found) Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 13 year old Dartmouth youth.

**** HRP Media Release Update: The missing​ person​ from earlier this evening was​ found​ safe. The police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance   Missing Person- Lily Marr Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 13 year old Dartmouth youth. Lily Marr was last seen ...

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

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located The 43-year-old man who was reported missing from Lower Sackville 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 David MacDonald Halifax District RCMP​ are asking for ...

Police on scene as shots fired at a residence

**** RCMP Media Release Police on scene as shots fired at a residence Police are currently on scene and investigating a report of shots fired this afternoon in North Preston. At approximately​ 1:15​ p.m. today, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of shots fired hitting a residence on Cain St. No injuries were reported. ...

Police charge five people following drug investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police charge five people following drug investigation ​ Police have charged two men, two women and a youth with multiple offences in relation to a drug trafficking investigation. ​ On June 30, investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal investigation Division, with the assistance of the Drug ...

West Hants District RCMP investigate arsons

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants District RCMP investigate arsons West Hants District RCMP is investigating three arsons that occurred on July 1 and 2​ in Windsor. At approximately​ 11:15​ p.m. on July 1, RCMP received a report of a “Save the Lake” sign on fire on Hwy. 1 in Falmouth. When police arrived, the fire ...

(Found) Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 29-year-old Mohamed Mahdi Issak, who is missing from a Dartmouth hospital

**** NSHA Media Release Update : Please be advised the patient reported missing on July 2 and earlier today has been located and returned to a Dartmouth hospital. We thank those who assisted in Mr. Issac’s safe return.​   Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 29-year-old Mohamed Mahdi Issak, who is ...

Investigation related to unauthorized release of 911 recordings

**** RCMP Media Release  Investigation related to unauthorized release of 911 recordings On June 2, 2021, the RCMP in Nova Scotia learned of the unauthorized release of audio recordings including 911 calls related to the incidents on April 18 and 19, 2020, in central Nova Scotia. As soon as the RCMP learned of the unauthorized ...

Police investigating after child bitten by dog

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigating after child bitten by dog Halifax District RCMP are investigating after a 2-year-old child was bitten by a dog in Middle Sackville. On June 30, 2021, at approximately 11:10 a.m., police were notified that a 2-year-old child had been bitten by a dog in Middle Sackville on June 29, ...

Indian Brook RCMP investigate suspicious fire

**** RCMP Media Release Indian Brook RCMP investigate suspicious fire The Indian Brook RCMP is investigating a suspicious fire that occurred on June 30​ on the Sipekne’katik First Nation. At approximately​ 4:20​ a.m., the Indian Brook RCMP were called to a structure fire at a church in Sipekne’katik. Upon arrival, the local fire department and ...

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

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred this afternoon in Halifax. Just after 1:30 p.m. on June 30, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Scotia Bank at 3480 Dutch Village Road, Halifax. A man entered the bank demanded money and indicated he ...

(Found) Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 14-year-old youth

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Youth Located*** The 14-year-old youth police had requested assistance locating yesterday has been located safely.​ We thank the media and the public for their concern and assistance.   Missing Person: Christopher Cunningham ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 14-year-old youth. ​ Christopher Cunningham ...

(Found) Halifax District RCMP​ are asking for the public’s assistance in locating​ 12-year-old Emma Goudie

**** RCMP Media Release Update – The 12-year-old youth who was reported missing from Lucasville 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 Emma Goudie Halifax District RCMP​ are asking for the public’s assistance ...

In the last few months, the Nova Scotia RCMP has responded to an increased number of complaints related to home break-ins and thefts

**** RCMP Media Release The weather is warming up, COVID restrictions are lifting, and people are beginning to travel. In the last few months, the Nova Scotia RCMP has responded to an increased number of complaints related to home break-ins and thefts. If you’re planning to be away from home this summer, here are a ...

Police continue to investigate murder of Vincent “Hank” Pius Griffin

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate murder of Vincent “Hank” Pius Griffin ​ Today marks the fortieth anniversary of the murder of Vincent “Hank” Pius Griffin and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ On June 30, 1981, at approximately 8:05 a.m., police responded to ...

(Found) Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 32-year-old woman.

**** HRP Media Release Update : Samantha Flowers was found safe earlier today. Police would like to thank the public for the assistance during the search.   Missing Person: Samantha Flowers ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 32-year-old woman. ​ Samantha Flowers was seen May 16 in the Almon ...

Air transportation safety investigation report A18A0085

**** TSB Release Air transportation safety investigation report A18A0085 Runway overrun Sky Lease Cargo Boeing 747-412F, N908AR Halifax/Stanfield International Airport, Nova Scotia 07 November 2018 Executive summary The Sky Lease Cargo Boeing 747-412F aircraft (U.S. registration N908AR, serial number 28026) was conducting flight 4854 (KYE4854) from Chicago/O’Hare International Airport, Illinois, U.S., to Halifax/Stanfield International Airport, ...

Police charge man with firearms and driving offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with firearms and driving offences ​ Police have charged a man with firearms and driving offences in relation to an incident that occurred in Halifax early yesterday morning. ​ On June 28 at approximately 12:15 a.m. Central Division patrol officers attempted to stop a vehicle on Barrington Street. ...

RCMP charge woman following home invasion

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge woman following home invasion ​ Halifax District RCMP have charged a 52-year-old woman after a recent home invasion in Lower Sackville. ​ At approximately 9:35 p.m. on June 24, police received a complaint of a home invasion at a residence. Police responded and when they arrived, they located a ...

Police investigate shooting on the 111 Highway near exit 6 in Dartmouth.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting on the 111 Highway near exit 6 in Dartmouth. Halifax Regional Police Patrol members responded to another incident this evening for shots fired shortly after midnight. A Halifax Regional Police patrol officer was very close to the area completing proactive neighborhood patrols and heard the gunshots. Other patrol ...

Police are onscene at an address in the 0-100 block of Churchill Court in Dartmouth.

****HRP Media Release Police are onscene at an address in the 0-100 block of Churchill Court in Dartmouth. Halifax Regional Police Patrol members responded to calls for shots fired shortly after 5:20 p.m. Police were onscene quickly and the investigation has confirmed gunfire. Members of the General Investigative Section as well as Forensic Identification Section ...

Seeking the families of Canadian Army soldiers missing in Korea

**** DND Media Release Seeking the families of Canadian Army soldiers missing in Korea The Department of National​ Defence​ (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces​ (CAF) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the families of 16 Canadian Army soldiers who went missing during the Korean war in the 1950s. ​ The 16 soldiers ...

Flight Safety Investigation Report for Stalker 22 Accident

**** DND Media Release Flight Safety Investigation Report for Stalker 22 Accident The Airworthiness Investigative Authority for the Canadian Armed Forces has concluded its flight safety investigation into the accident that occurred on April 29, 2020 in the Ionian Sea involving a CH-148 Cyclone helicopter that claimed the lives of six Canadian Armed Forces members. ...

Weapons / Shooting in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Weapons / Shooting Members of the Patrol Division and General Investigation Section, as well as the Forensic Identification Unit are investigating a weapons offence that occurred early this morning. At approximately 3:11 a.m., police responded to a report of an injured male in the area of the 0-100 block of Caledonia ...

The Truro Police Service and Colchester East Hants Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) will be conducting a search of the waterways and beaches in the Old Barns area this Saturday

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service and Colchester East Hants Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) will be conducting a search of the waterways and beaches in the Old Barns area this Saturday. This search is in relation to our ongoing efforts to locate Dylan Ehler, who went missing in May 2020. There is ...

Help the RCMP find a stolen trailer and canoes

**** RCMP Media Release Help the RCMP find a stolen trailer and canoes On June 21, 2021, the Annapolis District RCMP received a report of a break-in at the Lawrencetown Education Centre in Lawrencetown. Sometime between June 20 and 21, someone stole a trailer, four canoes, paddles, personal flotation devices and a gas can from ...

RCMP warns about sextortion scams

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP warns about sextortion scams Halifax District RCMP is investigating a report of sextortion, and the RCMP would like to warn the public about this scam. The term “sextortion” has been used to describe a situation where an online relationship evolves to the point where the suspect, whom the victim has ...

New Glasgow Regional Police investigating four arsons-seeking information from the public

**** New Glasgow Regional Police Release   New Glasgow Regional Police investigating four arsons-seeking information from the public. New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit is investigating four acts of arson that occurred throughout the Town of New Glasgow and the Town of Trenton early this morning. Three acts of arson occurred in the Town ...

Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify two persons of interest.

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify two persons of interest. On June 22, at approximately 8:10 p.m., police observed an ATV with two occupants on Highway 277 in Dutch Settlement near Carroll’s Corner. Police activated their emergency equipment to stop the ATV for Off-Highway Vehicle Act ...

Police charge three men and two women with drug and weapons offences after search in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge three men and two women with drug and weapons offences after search in Halifax ​ Police have charged three men and two women with drug trafficking and weapons offences in relation to a search conducted yesterday in Halifax. ​ Yesterday investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit of the ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Kendrick Shand 

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Kendrick Shand  ​ Barrington RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance to locate 15-year-old Kendrick Shand who was last seen near 2720 Main Street, Clark’s Harbour on June 23 at approximately 8 pm. ​ Kendrick Shand is described as being white, 5-foot 8 inches tall, ...

UPDATE: RCMP charges three men in Pictou Landing First Nation stabbing

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: RCMP charges three men in Pictou Landing First Nation stabbing Pictou County District RCMP has charged three men in relation to a stabbing that occurred on June 12 in Pictou Landing First Nation. On June 12, at approximately 11 p.m., Pictou District RCMP was dispatched to a report of a ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 305 Larry Uteck Blvd, Halifax

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary 305 Larry Uteck Blvd, Halifax June 11, 2021 This fire involved a multi-unit residential.  There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be a propane torch.  The area of origin was determined to be a roof. . The cause of this fire is classified as ...

Have you seen this trailer and these ride-on mowers?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this trailer and these ride-on mowers? At approximately 10:40 p.m. on June 20, someone stole a 2020 Maxi-Roule LS80216 TA3 utility trailer, Nova Scotia license plate T475722, from a locked compound on Highway 2 in Milford. At the time of the theft, the trailer was holding two diesel ...

Have you seen this ATV?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this ATV? At approximately 10:30 p.m. on June 21, someone stole a red Arctic Cat Alterra 700 XT from the Bayfield Wharf in Bayfield. The ATV had a large trail light bar attached to the front of it. If you think you’ve seen this ATV, or if you ...

RCMP investigates three break and enters

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates three break and enters Halifax District RCMP is investigating three break and enters in Black Point and Hubbards. Between June 19 and June 21, suspect(s) damaged a door to a home on Fryday Rd. in Black Point. Entry was gained, and an electric bike was taken from a locked ...

Police lay charges in child pornography and drug trafficking investigations

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges in child pornography and drug trafficking investigations ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a child pornography investigation which led to charges being laid in a subsequent drug trafficking investigation. ​ On June 16, investigators in the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit, of the Integrated Criminal ...

RCMP charges two youths in armed robbery

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charges two youths in armed robbery Colchester County District RCMP has charged two youths after responding to a report of an armed robbery in Stewiacke. At approximately 11:40 p.m. on June 18, Colchester County District RCMP was called to an armed robbery, during which a man was threatened with a ...

Police charge man following drug investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man following drug investigation ​ Police have charged a man with multiple offences in relation to a drug trafficking investigation. ​ On June 18, investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal investigation Division, with the assistance of officers assigned to the Patrol Division, searched an ...

Police charge man in relation to weekend stabbing

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to weekend stabbing ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Halifax on the weekend. ​ On June 19 at approximately 5:20​ p.m. police responded to the 2000 block of Gottingen Street for a report of a man who had ...

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a weapons complaint in the 2000​ Block of Gottingen Street

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police are investigating a weapons complaint in the 2000​ Block of Gottingen Street, Halifax in the early evening of June 19, 2021. At approximately 5:21​ p.m. police received a report of a man who had been injured due to puncture wound. The injured male was transported to a local ...

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Dartmouth At approximately 4:22 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of possible gun shots in the area of Churchill Court and Roleika Drive Dartmouth.​ Officers arrived on scene and confirmed a shooting had taken place.​ No one was injured and there is no suspect description.​ ...

RCMP charges Bayport man with second-degree murder

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charges Bayport man with second-degree murder The RCMP has charged a 58-year-old man from Bayport with second-degree murder after a man was intentionally struck with a motor vehicle in Dublin Shore. On June 17, at 10:30 p.m., Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a report of a man being run over ...

RCMP investigating four break and enters in Queensland/Hubbards area

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating four break and enters in Queensland/Hubbards area Halifax District RCMP is investigating four separate break and enter incidents in the Queensland/Hubbards area.​ On June 8, police were notified of a break and enter at a home on Station Rd. in Hubbards. The break-in happened overnight and items were reported ...

Hebron man arrested on child pornography charges

**** RCMP Media Release Hebron man arrested on child pornography charges The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has arrested a Hebron man for child pornography offences. On June 16, the RCMP’s ICE Unit searched a home in Hebron, assisted by the RCMP’s Digital Forensic Services Unit, along with the Yarmouth County Street Crime ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ missing woman

**** RCMP Media Release Update – Missing person located The 45-year-old who was reported missing from Barrington​ 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​ Melisa Jo Westlake Shelburne RCMP is asking for the​ ...

Cape Sable Island man arrested on child pornography charges

**** RCMP Media Release Cape Sable Island man arrested on child pornography charges   The RCMP’s provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has arrested a Cape Sable Island man for child pornography offences. On June 15, the RCMP’s ICE Unit searched a home in Cape Sable Island, assisted by the RCMP’s Digital Forensic Services Unit, ...

Shelburne RCMP arrested a 42-year-old man from Jordan Falls after a report of a disturbance and threats.

**** RCMP Media Release Shelburne RCMP arrested a 42-year-old man from Jordan Falls after a report of a disturbance and threats. At approximately 8:50 p.m. on June 14, police were notified that a man with a chainsaw was outside a home on Highway 3 and threatening two men inside. Before police arrived on scene, the ...

(Found) RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 32-year-old Monika Elizabeth Selig

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 32-year-old who was reported missing from​ Lower Sackville​ 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 are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 32-year-old Monika Elizabeth ...

RCMP disrupts drug trafficking ring, seizes significant quantity of drugs and firearms

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP disrupts drug trafficking ring, seizes significant quantity of drugs and firearms As the result of an 11-month investigation beginning in March 2020, the RCMP has disrupted a drug trafficking ring and charged 14 people with approximately 100 offences. Police also have seized a significant quantity of drugs, firearms and money. ...

Help the RCMP solve assault and mischief

***’ RCMP Media Release Help the RCMP solve assault and mischief Digby RCMP is investigating a report of an assault and vandalism that occurred in the early morning hours of June 13. At 2:50 a.m., Digby RCMP responded to a report of an assault involving multiple people on Water St. in Digby. When members arrived ...

Indian Brook man charged with child pornography and sexual interference offences

**** RCMP Media Release Indian Brook man charged with child pornography and sexual interference offences   The Indian Brook RCMP, with assistance from the RCMP Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit, has arrested an Indian Brook man for child pornography and sexual interference offences. On June 11, Indian Brook RCMP began an investigation following a ...

West Hants District RCMP charges man for historical sexual offences

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants District RCMP charges man for historical sexual offences ​ West Hants District RCMP General Investigation Section has charged a man in relation to an historical sexual assault investigation in Walton. ​ On January 18, 2021, West Hants District RCMP received a report of an historical sexual assault involving a ...

International investigation by the RCMP’s National Child Exploitation Crime Centre results in conviction of an Ottawa man with more than 1 million child sexual exploitation files

**** RCMP Media Release International investigation by the RCMP’s National Child Exploitation Crime Centre results in conviction of an Ottawa man with more than 1 million child sexual exploitation files   Following years of criminal activity involving the production, possession and distribution of child sexual exploitation material, an Ottawa man has been convicted of his ...

(Found) Missing youth

**** RCMP Media Release Update – Missing youth located The 14-year-old youth who was reported missing from​ Fall River on June 14​ 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​ Adam Legere Halifax District ...

Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft of firearms from Bible Hill

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates break, enter and theft Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft of firearms from Bible Hill. Police responded to a break and enter at a home on Dunromin Avenue in Bible Hill.​ The break-in occurred between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. on June 9. The rear window ...

Pictou District RCMP is investigating a stabbing that occurred on June 12

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates stabbing ​ Pictou District RCMP is investigating a stabbing that occurred on June 12 in Pictou Landing First Nation. ​ On June 12, at approximately 11 p.m., Pictou District RCMP was dispatched to a report of a stabbing in Pictou Landing First Nation.​ Police located three men with non-life-threatening ...

RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance to locate 87-year-old John Andrew Stewart

**** RCMP Media Release Inverness RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance to locate 87-year-old John Andrew Stewart who was last seen Saturday, June 12 in Inverness at approximately 5:00 p.m. John Andrew Stewart is described as white, 5-foot-8 and 200 pounds, grey hair and blue eyes. He walks with a slight limp. Wearing a ...

RCMP arrests two men following flight from police

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrests two men following flight from police Thursday evening, at approximately 9:30 p.m., an RCMP vehicle was sideswiped by a truck while responding to an erratic driving complaint on Hwy. 105 in Glendale. The truck matched the description of one of the two suspect vehicles involved in the driving complaint. ...

(Found) Kings District RCMP is asking for the​ public’s assistance to locate a missing 17-year-old

**** RCMP Media Release Update – Missing youth located The 17-year-old who was reported missing from​ Greenwood​ 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​ Austin Charles Whynot Kings District RCMP is asking for ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Brendan Bailey Ervin

**** RCMP Media Release Update – Missing person located The 33-year-old who was reported missing from​ Liverpool​ 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 Brendan Bailey Ervin ​ Queens District RCMP ...

Cape Breton Police seize $200,000 worth of drugs from Sydney residences

**** Cape Breton Police Release Street Crime officers seized $200,000 worth of drugs from Sydney residences on Rotary Drive and Rockcliffe Crescent – 1 kilogram of pure Cocaine and numerous prescription pills including Percocet, Amphetamine, Hydromorphone, Gabapentin and Morphine. Keith Cordell Anderson (43) and Jarvis S. Lucas (54) were both charged with Possession for the ...

RCMP responds to vessel fire in Saulnierville

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP responds to vessel fire in Saulnierville ​ At 11:40 a.m. Meteghan RCMP along with Meteghan Fire Dept. responded to a report of a fishing vessel on fire. The vessel was tied up at the Saulnierville wharf in Saulnierville. ​ The fire was contained to the interior of the vessel and ...

Assessment of Equity in Individual Program Plans Will Address Barriers in Education

**** Premiers Office Media Release Assessment of Equity in Individual Program Plans Will Address Barriers in Education ——————————————————— The province is launching an equity assessment of individual program plans (IPPs) to identify and remove systemic barriers in education that affect students of African and Indigenous descent. IPPs are developed when a student may not be ...

Help the RCMP solve mischief

**** RCMP Media Release Help the RCMP solve mischief On June 5, Halifax District RCMP were notified that properties in Cole Harbour had been spray-painted overnight. Police did patrols in the area and located two vehicles and a home on Tamerlane Crt. that had been damaged by spray paint. Mailboxes on Flying Cloud Dr., as ...

Police charge man for robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for robbery ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this week. ​ At approximately 6 p.m. on June 7, a man armed with a knife approached a woman who was walking in the area of Waterside Terrace. The man ...

RCMP makes arrests, seizes drugs

**** RCMP Media Release The Windsor West Hants RCMP and West Hants Street Crime Unit with assistance from the Halifax District RCMP Street Crime Unit and the Criminal Intelligence Service of Nova Scotia, have arrested three people for drug-related offences following an investigation into drug trafficking. On June 4, police stopped two vehicles in Hantsport. ...

Man injured after being assaulted with a weapon in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Man injured after being assaulted with a weapon in Halifax ​ At approximately 7 p.m. on June 8th Halifax Regional Police responded to the 2000 block of North Park Street, Halifax regarding a weapons complaint.​ The​ adult male victim​ had been struck by the suspect in the head​ with a pipe ...

Police charge man for break and enters

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for break and enters ​ Police have charged a man for two break and enters that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday. ​ At approximately 5:30 a.m. police received a report of a break and enter that had occurred at a residence on Regal Road earlier in the morning. ​ ...

Police investigate suspicious circumstances in Dartmouth last week

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious circumstances in Dartmouth last week ​ Police are investigating two incidents of suspicious circumstances that occurred in Dartmouth last week. ​ On June 4 police received two reports of suspicious circumstances that had occurred in two different neighborhoods involving a vehicle with a similar description. ​ On June ...

Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft Antigonish County District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a break, enter and theft that occurred on June 7 in West River. On June 7, between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m., someone broke into a gas station on Nova Landing in ...

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 20-year-old Quintez Downey. On Jan. 27, 2021, a call to 911 advised that a person was ...

Police Investigate Robbery in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery in Dartmouth ​ Tonight at approximately 6 p.m. an adult​ female was walking in the area of Waterside Terrace, Dartmouth​ when she was approached by a male armed with a knife. The male demanded that she give him her property, the suspect cut the victims hand with the ...

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

**** RCMP Media Release Update: UPDATE: Missing person located The​ 43-year-old man who was reported missing from Lower Sackville on May 30 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 David Franklyn MacDonald Halifax ...

Police charge man with sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with sexual assault Halifax Regional Police has charged a man with sexual assault in relation to an incident in Dartmouth on the weekend. On June 6 at approximately 7:45 a.m. police responded to a report of a sexual assault that had occurred in a building in the 0-100 ...

RCMP charges man for leaving dog in hot car

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charges man for leaving dog in hot car Halifax District RCMP has charged a 71-year-old Lower Sackville man for leaving a dog in a car in Fall River. At approximately 3 p.m. on June 5, police were notified of a dog in distress in a parking lot on Hwy. 2 ...

Halifax Woman Arrested and Charged with Animal Cruelty

**** NS SPCA Release Halifax Woman Arrested and Charged with Animal Cruelty Anna Yurkiw, 26, of Halifax, has been charged with three separate charges under the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia. The charges consist of two counts of permitting an animal to be in distress by abandonment contrary to section 26 (2) and 29 ...

RCMP investigate sudden death at Annis Lake

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate sudden death at Annis Lake Queens District RCMP is investigating after the sudden death of a man at Annis Lake, near the community of Labelle. Just before 3 p.m., members of the Queens District RCMP responded to Annis Lake for a report of a man who had gone under ...

RCMP seek information on two suspicious incidents in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seek information on two suspicious incidents in Lower Sackville ​Halifax District RCMP is investigating two suspicious incidents of males approaching youth in the Lower Sackville area. On June 4, just after 11:00 a.m., members of the Lower Sackville Detachment responded to local a Junior High school, after it was reported ...

Cannabis products seized from three unlicensed storefronts

**** RCMP Media Release Cannabis products seized from three unlicensed storefronts ​ On June 2, 2021, the Colchester District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit and the General Investigation Section, with support from Millbrook RCMP, Bible Hill RCMP, and Criminal Intelligence Service of Nova Scotia, executed search warrants at three cannabis dispensaries located in Millbrook. ​ ...

(Found) Missing Person: Jane Isabel MacMillan

**** HRP Media Release Update – In regards to the missing person from yesterday, June 3rd, Jane was found safe and healthy early this morning just after 3 AM. Police would like to thank the public for the assistance during the search.   Missing Person: Jane Isabel MacMillan ​ Police are asking for the public’s ...

RCMP – Statement from the Commanding Officer

**** RCMP Media Release   Statement from the Commanding Officer Last evening, a local magazine published a story about the incidents on April 18 and 19, 2020, in central Nova Scotia. The article included audio recordings of 911 calls from some of the victims. Publishing the audio recordings demonstrate a disgraceful disregard for the victims ...

RCMP teams set to battle money laundering

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP teams set to battle money laundering RCMP money-laundering teams are at work across the country to curb criminals’ efforts to legitimize their illicitly earned profits. The RCMP is investing millions to disrupt money launderers and it is implementing new teams and approaches to do the job. ” With every organized-crime investigation ...

Police continue to investigate murder of Carla Gail Strickland

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate murder of Carla Gail Strickland ​ Today marks the thirtieth anniversary of the murder of Carla Gail Strickland and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ On June 5, 1991, at 12:58 p.m., police responded to a report of ...

Police investigating stabbing in Halifax​

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating stabbing in Halifax ​ Members of the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a stabbing that occurred this evening in Halifax. ​ At approximately​ 8:21 p.m. Halifax Regional Police patrol members responded to a report of a male who had been stabbed​ at the ...

(Found) Missing Person: Angelee Grace Searle

**** HRP Media Release Update – Please be advised that missing person​ Angelee Grace Searle has been located and is safe.   Missing Person: Angelee Grace Searle ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 24-year-old woman. ​ Angelee Grace Searle was last seen on April 29 in the Spryfield area ...

RCMP charges man with attempted murder following motor vehicle collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charges man with attempted murder following motor vehicle collision Pictou District County RCMP has charged a 30-year-old man from Pictou with attempted murder and other offences following a motor vehicle collision in Pictou. On May 29 at approximately 2:50 p.m., police were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision in which ...

Police investigating suspicious death of Sheila Patricia Madore

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating suspicious death of Sheila Patricia Madore ​ Police are investigating the suspicious death of 49-year-old Sheila Patricia Madore of Dartmouth who was reported missing in October 2020. ​ Sheila was last seen in late July 2020 in the Gottingen Street area of Halifax. She was reported missing to police ...

Truro police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying these two people

**** Truro Police Release Truro police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying these two people. If you know who these people are, please contact the Truro Police Service, reference file number 2021-546944. . ...

(Found) Missing Person: Excie Priscilla Brady

**** HRP Media Release Update: The 46-year-old woman whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating on June 1 has been located safely. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance.   Missing Person: Excie Priscilla Brady Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 46-year-old woman. Excie ...

RCMP investigates weapons complaint in North Preston

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates weapons complaint in North Preston Halifax District RCMP is investigating a weapons complaint in North Preston. Just before midnight on May 30, Halifax District RCMP received a 911 call of three men carrying guns and running into the woods near Alex Lane. RCMP attended immediately to the area and ...

Pictou County District RCMP has charged a 32-year-old New Glasgow man, following an investigation into a shooting in Pictou

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP has charged a 32-year-old New Glasgow man, following an investigation into a shooting in Pictou that left one man injured. On May 24 at approximately 12:27 a.m., the RCMP responded to a call of a shooting at a commercial lodging in Pictou. A 32-year-old man incurred non-life-threatening ...

Police charge three men and a woman with drug and firearms offences after search in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge three men and a woman with drug and firearms offences after search in Halifax ​ Police have charged three men and a woman with drug trafficking and firearms offences in relation to a search conducted last week in Halifax. ​ On Friday, May 28 investigators in the Guns and ...

(Update) Province Mourns Children Found Buried at Residential School

**** PREMIER’S Office Media Release Province Mourns Children Found Buried at Residential School —————————————————————- Flags at the Nova Scotia Legislature and all provincial buildings will be lowered to half mast beginning Monday, May 31 to honour the lives and memories of the 215 children found buried on the grounds of the former Kamloops residential school ...

(Found) Missing youth: Help the RCMP find Kane Phillip Barclay

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located The​ 16-year-old youth who was reported missing from Grafton on May 30 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 Kane Phillip Barclay Kings District RCMP ...

Police Investigate Weapons Call – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call – Halifax ​ At 12:50 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a Weapons complaint in the 2800 block of Isleville Street, Halifax.​ Multiple callers reported a male pointing a pellet gun at people while walking on the street.​ Patrol officers quickly secured the area and located the arrested a ...

Halifax District RCMP Locate Lost Hikers

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP Locate Lost Hikers.   The Halifax District RCMP received a call from hikers Who had been lost for several hours in the woods near Ingramport Nova Scotia.​ There were two adults and three young children under the age of five.​ The group was located by members of the ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Lawrence Ross Hutton

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing person located The​ 64-year-old man who was reported missing from Giants Lake on May 29 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 Lawrence Ross Hutton ​ Guysborough ...

Police Investigate Break & Enter into business – Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break & Enter into business – Bedford ​ At 1:40 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a Break & Enter at the Esso gas station located at 1505 Bedford Highway, Bedford.​ Officers discovered the door of the business was damaged and forced open.​ Two suspects fled in a blue pickup truck ...

Help the RCMP find a stolen mobility scooter

**** RCMP Media Release Help the RCMP find a stolen mobility scooter On May 19, a potential buyer attended a home on Beaver Bank Rd. in Beaver Bank to look at a battery-powered adult mobility scooter, which had been listed for sale online. The potential buyer took the scooter for a test drive, and then ...

Police charge man with sexual assault and voyeurism

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with sexual assault and voyeurism ​ Halifax Regional Police has charged a man with sexual assault and voyeurism in relation to two separate incidents. ​ On May 26, officers arrested Kyle Gordon Wright, 28, of Dartmouth in relation to ongoing investigations. ​ Investigators in the General Investigation Section ...

Traffic stop leads to arrests and the seizure of a weapon and drugs in Eastern Passage

**** RCMP Media Release Traffic stop leads to arrests and the seizure of a weapon and drugs in Eastern Passage ​ On May 20, Halifax District RCMP conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that led to two people being arrested and the seizure of a weapon and drugs. ​ On May 20, police stopped ...

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

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing person located The​ 32-year-old woman who was reported missing from Lower Sackville on May 27 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 Monika Elizabeth Selig ​ Halifax ...

Missing Person Case Added to Rewards Program

**** Justice Media Release Missing Person Case Added to Rewards Program —————————————————————- Police and government are asking for the public’s help with the unsolved missing person case of Ryan James Jessop. Anyone who shares information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for Mr. Jessop’s disappearance could receive up to ...

Just the Facts — Missing and abducted children

**** RCMP Media Release Just the Facts — Missing and abducted children Even though child abduction by a stranger is rare, it’s important to have conversations with children about their safety. Children go missing or are abducted for a variety of reasons but the heartache and pain such an event causes is universal. Read about ...

Police seek public assistance locating stolen boat

**** HRP Media Release Update – The recreational vehicle mentioned in the following news release, which was stolen near Point Pleasant Park last year and recently seen, has now been located. We thank the media and members of the public for their interest   Police seek public assistance locating stolen boat ​​ Halifax Regional Police ...

Police investigate homicide in Yarmouth

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigate homicide in Yarmouth ​ The RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit is investigating a homicide that occurred in Yarmouth. ​ At approximately​ 11:30​ p.m. on May​ 24, Yarmouth Town RCMP were called to a home on King St. for a man who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Police ...

RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify persons of interest in relation to a theft from a business in Lower Truro

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify persons of interest in relation to a theft from a business in Lower Truro in Colchester County. At 3:47 p.m. on May 21, police were called to a business on Robie St. after a man left without paying for several items. ...

Two men charged for robbery

**** HRP Media Release Two men charged for robbery ​ Police have charged two men in relation to a robbery that occurred this weekend in Halifax. ​ At approximately 11:30 p.m. on May 22 police responded to a robbery in progress at the Irving gas station located at 2499 Robie Street. Two men entered the ...

Update – Police Investigate Weapons Call (Stabbing) – Halifax​

**** HRP Media Release This is an update to the release from May 24th that is included at the bottom. In relation to the stabbing, a 29 year old male is being charged with assault with a weapon, aggravated assault, threats and possession of a weapon . He was remanded to the Central Nova Scotia ...

RCMP investigate shooting in Pictou

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate shooting in Pictou Pictou County District RCMP are investigating a shooting in Pictou that left one man injured. Today​ at approximately​ 12:27​ a.m., the RCMP responded to a call of a shooting at commercial lodging in Pictou. A 32-year-old man incurred non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital. It is ...

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Stabbing) – Halifax​

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Stabbing) – Halifax​ At approximately 10:04​ a.m, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a weapons complaint with a male injured at an address in the 0-100 block of Old Sambro Road, Halifax.​ ​ Multiple officers responded to the scene and located an adult male with ...

Police release homicide victim’s name and charge man

**** HRP Media Release Police release homicide victim’s name and charge man ​ Police are releasing the name of the victim and have charged a man in relation to a homicide that occurred last evening, May 21, ​ in the Barrington Street area of Halifax. ​ An autopsy was conducted by the Medical Examiner earlier ...

RCMP arrest three after home invasion in Hacketts Cove

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest three after home invasion in Hacketts Cove Halifax District RCMP have arrested and charged three people after responding to a report of a home invasion in Hacketts Cove. Friday evening, May 21, 2021, just after 8:30 p.m., members of the Tantallon Detachment were called to Adams Dr. in Hacketts ...

Halifax District RCMP Seeks Public Assistance in relation to a Shooting 

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP Seeks Public Assistance in relation to a Shooting  The Halifax District RCMP are seeking information in regards to an early morning shooting on May 21st.​ A residence on Willis Lane in North Preston was shot at several times.​ The investigation is continuing and the general public is not ...

Police Investigate Weapons Call – Halifax, victim dies

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call – Halifax, victim dies At approximately 8:26 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a weapons complaint with a male on injured in the 1200 block of Barrington Street, Halifax.​ Multiple officers responded to the scene and located an adult male with life threatening injuries.​ A number ...

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Halifax​

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Halifax​ At approximately 8:26 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots with a male injured in at the intersection in the 1200 block of Barrington Street, Halifax.​ Multiple officers responded to the scene and located an adult male with life threatening injuries consistent ...

RCMP locates missing fisherman

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP locates missing fisherman ​ Lunenburg District RCMP has located a missing fisherman safe and sound, after an overnight search on and around Molega Lake. ​ At approximately 9:45 p.m. yesterday evening, Lunenburg District RCMP received a report of a fisherman who had not returned home after a day of fishing on ...

Police seek potential witnesses

**** HRP Media Release Police seek potential witnesses ​ Police are seeking potential witnesses of an incident that occurred at a skatepark at the Halifax Common yesterday. ​ At approximately 4:30 p.m. police responded to a report of a weapons complaint at the skate park located in the 1800 block of Bell Road. A youth ...

Man arrested and drugs seized during search of two homes

**** RCMP Media Release Man arrested and drugs seized during search of two homes ​ The Halifax District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement, with the assistance of the Integrated RCMP/HRP Criminal Investigation Division and members from the Lower Sackville RCMP Detachment, arrested a Timberlea man and searched two homes following a drug trafficking investigation. ​ On ...

An off-duty RCMP officer and a retired RCMP officer rescued a fisherman from St. Margaret’s Bay after the fisherman’s boat capsized

**** RCMP Media Release An off-duty RCMP officer and a retired RCMP officer rescued a fisherman from St. Margaret’s Bay after the fisherman’s boat capsized. On May 15, 2021, shortly after 1 p.m., Sgt. Rick Plume and his wife, Cst. Lisa Spracklin, who is a retired member of the RCMP, were out on their sailboat ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a lobster theft from a fishing boat in Eastern Passage

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is investigating a lobster theft from a fishing boat in Eastern Passage. ​ Police were called to Government Wharf Rd. for a report of theft.​ Three crates of lobsters had been in the water and attached to a fishing boat at that location.​ Between May 17 at 4:30 ...

Police seek public assistance in bank robbery investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police seek public assistance in bank robbery investigation ​ Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a bank robbery that occurred in Halifax earlier this year. ​ At approximately 2:45 p.m. on February 11, police responded to a robbery at the Scotiabank located at 6005 Coburg Road.​ ...

West Hants District RCMP responds to significant number of calls over 24-hour period

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants District RCMP responds to significant number of calls over 24-hour period ​ West Hants District RCMP responded to 24 calls for service, a higher than usual call volume, over a 24-hour period from May 18 to May 19, 2021. While many of the calls were considered routine, two serious ...

RCMP charges four people in Robert Campbell homicide

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charges four people in Robert Campbell homicide The RCMP’s Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit has charged four people in the homicide of 51-year-old Robert Campbell. In the early morning hours of May 24, 2020, police were called to a home invasion in Wolfville Ridge. A second call was reported shortly ...

Police charge man and woman with drug offences after search in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man and woman with drug offences after search in Halifax ​ Police have charged a man and a woman with drug trafficking offences in relation to a search conducted earlier this week in Halifax. ​ On May 17 investigators in the Drug Unit of the Integrated Special Enforcement Section ...

Police are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred early this morning in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Arson Police are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred early this morning in Dartmouth. At 12:45 a.m. on May 19th, officers responded to a report of suspicious fire located at a residence in the 0-100 block of Walker Street in Dartmouth. It was first reported that 2 vehicles were on fire. ...

Yarmouth Municipal RCMP charges man for sexual assault

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth Municipal RCMP charges man for sexual assault Yarmouth Municipal RCMP General Investigation Section has charged a man in relation to a sexual assault investigation in Yarmouth.​ On May 4, 2021, Yarmouth Municipal RCMP received a report that a woman had been sexually assaulted by her male therapist in Yarmouth in ...

Richmond County District RCMP charges man in sexual assault investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Richmond County District RCMP charges man in sexual assault investigation Richmond County District RCMP has charged a man in relation to a sexual assault investigation.​ On December 11, 2020, Richmond County District RCMP received a report that a woman had been sexually assaulted a number of times when she was a ...

(Found) Halifax District RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 14-year-old male

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located The​ 14-year-old youth who was reported missing from fall River on May 18 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 are asking for the public’s assistance in locating ...

Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify a person of interest in relation to a theft from a business.

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify a person of interest in relation to a theft from a business. At 8:35 p.m. on May 9, police were called to a business on Forest Hills Parkway after a woman left without paying for several items. The items included ...

Two off-highway vehicles stolen from Amherst Business

**** Amherst Police Media Release Two off-highway vehicles stolen from Amherst Business Amherst police are searching for two suspects who allegedly stole two off-highway vehicles from a South Albion Street business. The incident happened on May 15, 2021, at about 3 a.m. Taken during the incident were a 2016, red and grey, Yamaha YXZ1000R side-by-side ...

Halifax Regional Police Conducting Ongoing Investigation – 200 Block of Wentworth Drive, Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police Conducting Ongoing Investigation – 200 Block of Wentworth Drive, Halifax ​ Halifax Regional Police are currently conducting an ongoing police investigation in the 200 block of Wentworth Drive, Halifax. The incident is contained and there are no threats to members of the public. Police are asking motorists and ...

RCMP charges Mill Cove man with kidnapping, robbery and more

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charges Mill Cove man with kidnapping, robbery and more ​ Halifax District RCMP has charged a 34-year-old Mill Cove man following an altercation in Terrance Bay. ​ At approximately 9:40 p.m. on May 16, Halifax District RCMP received a 911 call about an altercation occurring on Terrance Bay Rd. in ...

(Found) Missing​ Persons: Anna-Gail MacKeigan and Ava Gouthro

**** HRP Media Release ***UPDATE*** Halifax Regional Police has received confirmation that both Anna-Gail MacKeigan and Ava Gouthro have been safely located by the Enfield RCMP. We would like to thank the public for their assistance, including the outpouring of care and concern shown for the missing youths.   Missing​ Persons: Anna-Gail MacKeigan and Ava ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Elizabeth Chapman

**** RCMP Media Release Update : The 26-year-old woman who was reported missing from Bible Hill 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 Elizabeth Chapman Colchester County District RCMP are asking for the​ public’s ...

(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 ...

Missing Person: Corey HALLIDAY

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Corey HALLIDAY (DOB: 1993-08-01) ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 27 year-old Dartmouth male. ​ Corey HALLIDAY was last seen in the area of Ralph Edward Court, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, at 12:30 pm on May 14th, 2021. He is described as a white male, 5’3” tall, ...

Help the RCMP identify a person of interest

***’ RCMP Media Release Help the RCMP identify a person of interest Port Hawkesbury RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in relation to a break-in and theft investigation at a local gas station. On May 4, 2021, at approximately 5:30 a.m.,​ a man broke into the Canadian Tire ...

Police charge man with weapons and drug offences after search in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with weapons and drug offences after search in Dartmouth ​ Police have charged a man with weapons and drug trafficking offences in relation to a number of searches conducted yesterday in Dartmouth. ​ On May 13, investigators in the Drug Unit of the Integrated Special Enforcement Section obtained ...

Police charge man in Dartmouth homicide and release victim’s name

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in Dartmouth homicide and release victim’s name ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a homicide that occurred earlier this week in Dartmouth and are releasing the name of the victim. ​ At approximately 7:30 p.m. on May 12, officers responded to a report of gun ...

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Bedford​

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Bedford​ ​ At approximately 11:00 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots with a male on injured in at the intersection of Broad Street and Farrington Way, Bedford.​ Multiple officers responded to the scene and located an adult male with life threatening ...

Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Dartmouth ​ At 1:55 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a group in a physical altercation near the intersection of Portland Street and Prince Arthur Avenue Dartmouth.​ Multiple Patrol officers along with a Police Service Dog responded.​ Officers were flagged down by an injured ...

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

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Dartmouth At approximately 7:30 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots with a male injured in the area of Alderney Landing, Dartmouth.​ Multiple officers responded to the scene and located an adult male with life threatening injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.​ A ...

Funding to Create Community Housing Proposal for Women

**** COMMUNITY SERVICES Release Funding to Create Community Housing Proposal for Women ———————————————————– The province is providing $100,000 to develop a proposal for a community-based, permanent housing project for up to 100 women and children. ​ The YWCA, Alice House, Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia and the Marguerite Centre will work together on ...

RCMP responds to armed robbery

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP responds to armed robbery  At approximately​ 5​ p.m. yesterday evening, Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at a business on Highway 7 in Sheet Harbour. Upon arrival, RCMP confirmed that a man had entered the store armed with a gun and demanded drugs from an ...

Police continue to investigate murder of David Robert Boyko

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate murder of David Robert Boyko ​ Today marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the murder of David Robert Boyko and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ On May 12, 1996 at approximately 1:25 p.m., police received a report of an ...

Police charge man with weapons and drug offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with weapons and drug offences ​ Police have charged a man for weapons and drug offences in relation to an incident last night in Dartmouth ​ At approximately 9:10 p.m., East Division officers patrolling in the area of Woodland Avenue noted a vehicle making a left turn on ...

(Update) Missing Person: Sonya Leah “Skye” Hubley

**** HRP Media Release Update: missing person located The 15-year-old youth reported by police as missing yesterday was located safely. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance.   Missing Person: Sonya Leah “Skye” Hubley ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 15-year-old youth. ​ Sonya ...

West Hants District RCMP charge man for sexual offences

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants District RCMP charge man for sexual offences West Hants District RCMP has charged a man in relation to a sexual assault investigation in Windsor.​ On April 29, 2021, West Hants District RCMP received a report that a man had sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl after he had given her ...

Police charge man with weapons and drug offences after search in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with weapons and drug offences after search in Dartmouth ​ Police have charged a man with weapons and drug trafficking offences in relation to searches in Dartmouth last week. ​ On May 7, investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Special Enforcement Section obtained a ...

Police arrest man wanted on outstanding warrant for robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest man wanted on outstanding warrant for robbery Police have arrested a man on an outstanding warrant for robbery in relation to an incident that occurred in March in Halifax. Last night at approximately 10:35 p.m. officers arrested Robert Roech Chan, 28, without incident at an address in Halifax. Chan ...

Police continue to investigate murder of Tanya Jean Brooks

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate murder of Tanya Jean Brooks ​ Today marks the twelfth anniversary of the murder of Tanya Jean Brooks and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ Tanya was found deceased beside the former St. Patrick’s-Alexandra School on Maitland Street in Halifax on ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Dakota David Bruhm

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located The​ 23-year-old man who was reported missing from Milton on May 8 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​ Dakota David Bruhm Queens District RCMP ...

Outcome of the pilot whale stranding / death last weekend.

**** Info via MARS Outcome of the live pilot whale stranding and death last weekend. As we previously reported, our multiple attempts to refloat the young female were unsuccessful and sadly, she did not survive. The primary reasons that refloatation was not successful were the extent of the surf and riptide currents but also the ...

NS SPCA – Update on the 77 dogs and pups

**** NS SPCA Release *Update on the 77 dogs and pups* Thank you. We truly cannot say it enough. Because of your support, the dogs have received around-the-clock care, hands-on training, and most of all love. 💕 Sadly, even with all our best efforts, six made their way to Rainbow Bridge. We know this is ...

Police are asking for public’s assistance in the Terrance Dixon homicide investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police are asking for public’s assistance in the Terrance Dixon homicide investigation ​ Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public’s assistance identifying a potential witness in the 2020 homicide of Terrance Thomas Dixon. ​ On June 29, 2020 at approximately 10:20 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of ...

Missing Person: Avery Lorne Taylor

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Avery Lorne Taylor ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old youth. ​ Avery Lorne Taylor was last heard from on May 4 and was last seen in the Bedford area.​ Avery is described as having a fair complexion, long brown hair and blue ...

Police charge two people with weapons offences after search in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people with weapons offences after search in Dartmouth ​ Police have charged two people with weapons offences in relation to a search in Dartmouth yesterday. ​ Investigators in the Drug Unit of the Integrated Special Enforcement Section obtained a warrant, and along with Emergency Response Team members and ...

(Found) Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old youth

**** HRP Media Release Update: missing person located The 16 year old youth reported by police as missing (May 6th 2021 2p.m.) was located safely. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance   Missing Person: Emma Hubley Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old youth. ...

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of 3-year-old Dylan Ehler

**** Truro Police Release Today marks the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of 3-year-old Dylan Ehler. As we continue our efforts, we recognize how hard this disappearance has been on Dylan’s parents, family, and the community. Attached is a picture of Dylan and the clothing worn the day of his disappearance. The Truro Police Service ...

RCMP investigates thefts at construction sites

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates thefts at construction sites ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating two thefts from construction sites in Oyster Pond and Porters Lake. ​ Between 4 p.m. on April 30 and 4 p.m. on May 3, several items were stolen from a construction site on East Jeddore Rd. in Oyster Pond. ...

Help the RCMP identify a suspect

**** RCMP Media Release Help the RCMP identify a suspect Pictou County District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in relation to a fraud and theft investigation. On March 25, 2021, just before 3:00 a.m.,​ a man entered the Esso gas station in Plymouth and made three purchases with a ...

(Caught) Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Update : Man wanted by police on province-wide warrant arrested Stephen Alan Dorey, who was wanted on a province-wide warrant has been arrested by the Kings District RCMP. Dorey has been remanded into custody and will next appear in Annapolis Royal Provincial Court on May 25, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. The ...

Mischief, break and enter at school

**** RCMP Media Release Mischief, break and enter at school ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating mischief and a break and enter at a school on Ridgewood Dr. in Head of St. Margaret’s Bay. ​ Police were notified on April 30 that several incidents had occurred at the school in the last few days. On ...

Missing Person: Jenae Robinson

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Jenae Robinson ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 13-year-old youth. ​ Jenae Robinson was last seen on May 2 at approximately 5:15 p.m. in the Woodside area of Dartmouth. Jenae is described as being approximately 5’ 7”, 130 lbs. with a fair complexion ...

(Found) RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance to locate 26-year-old Erin Tracey

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located The​ 26-year-old woman who was reported missing from Millsville has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   Pictou County District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance to locate 26-year-old Erin Tracey ...

Police have concluded their investigation into the weapon complaint 

**** HRP Media Release UPDATE Police have concluded their investigation into the weapon complaint  No criminal charges were laid, but as a result of the investigation, it was determined that 10 people, (not all belonging to the home) were gathered and violating 71(1)(b) of the Health Protection Act.​ As a result, 10 adults were ticketed. ...

Police Investigate Weapons Complaint

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Complaint Halifax Regional Police are currently onscene at a residence in the 100-200 block of Old Sambro Road in Halifax, regarding a weapons complaint. The incident began earlier when a report was made to police that a man was seen pointing a firearm. The incident is contained and ...

Canso RCMP are investigating after an off-road vehicle collision

**** RCMP Media Release Canso RCMP responds to serious collision ​ Canso RCMP are investigating after an off-road vehicle collision on Water St. in Canso. ​ At approximately 12:45 a.m. this morning, police were notified of a single vehicle collision involving an ATV on Water St. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene and found ...

(Update) MARS received a call of a live whale that had stranded on Rainbow Haven Beach which had been pulled back into the water by a bystander

**** MARS Release Sad update : The MARS team have a crew on the way after the young pilot whale from last night’s rescue attempt was found deceased this morning on rocks not far from her location last night   It has been a very long day for MARS! Around 10 am this morning, we ...

(Update) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Stephen Forsyth

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found deceased The​ 41-year-old man who was reported missing in West River Station on April 29 has been found deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature; however, the investigation is ongoing.   Pictou County District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating ...

Update: Police investigate suspicious package.

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police investigate suspicious package. Police have completed the investigation into a suspicious package left in the 2700 block of Gottingen Street in Halifax. 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 ...

RCMP arrest man for assault with a weapon and impaired driving

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest man for assault with a weapon and impaired driving ​ Halifax District RCMP have arrested a 51-year-old Dartmouth man following an incident in Lower Sackville. ​ At approximately 6:10 p.m. yesterday, police responded to a dangerous driving complaint on Brooks St. Further information indicated the car had also struck ...

Police are investigating a weapons call that occurred this morning

**** HRP Media Release Wespons offence Patrol members of the Halifax Regional Police are investigating a weapons call that occurred this morning. At approximately 1250 a.m. officers attended the area of 2000 Barrington St for a report of a man and woman who were observed walking together. The man was seen placing what appeared to ...

Halifax Regional Police is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a lost RCMP badge

**** HRP Media Release Police request public’s assistance locating lost RCMP badge ​ Halifax Regional Police is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a lost RCMP badge. ​ Yesterday, an RCMP officer reported to HRP that their police badge and wallet holder had been lost. The items were lost in Halifax Regional Police jurisdiction, and ...

Police seek public’s assistance locating man with warrant for criminal harassment

**** HRP Media Release Police seek public’s assistance locating man with warrant for criminal harassment Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man with an arrest warrant for criminal harassment that spans a 12-year period. Investigators in the General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division have obtained an arrest warrant for Neil Alfred Brown, 70, in ...

Police charge man for drug trafficking and dangerous driving​ ​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for drug trafficking and dangerous driving​ ​ ​ Police have charged a man for drug trafficking, dangerous driving and fleeing police after a brief pursuit in Halifax earlier this morning. ​ At approximately 3:45 a.m., police attempted to stop a vehicle on Inglis Street in Halifax. The officer ...

Police charge man with weapons offences after search in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with weapons offences after search in Halifax ​ Police have charged a man with weapons offences in relation to a search in Halifax yesterday. ​ Investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Special Enforcement Section obtained a warrant, and along with Emergency Response Team members ...

Help the RCMP solve break, enter and theft

**** RCMP Media Release Help the RCMP solve break, enter and theft ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft from a convenience store in Head of Jeddore. ​ At 2 a.m. on April 26, police were called to an alarm at a store on Hwy. 7. When police arrived, they saw ...

RCMP warn public of new sextortion tactic

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP warn public of new sextortion tactic The Nova Scotia RCMP is warning the public about a new sextortion tactic being used to target youth. Police began investigating after receiving reports about the new scam that involves a suspect placing an image of a young person’s face over a video or ...

Police charge man for shooting last night in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for shooting last night in Halifax Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man in relation to a shooting last night in Halifax. At approximately 9:45 p.m. on April 26 police responded to a report of shots fired in the 3000 block of Barrington Street ...

RCMP investigates break, enter and theft

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates break, enter and theft Halifax District RCMP is investigating a recent break, enter and theft that occurred in Lower Sackville. At 6:30 a.m. yesterday, police were notified of a break and enter at a convenience store on Sackville Dr. When they arrived, it was determined someone had entered the store ...

Police continue to investigate murder of Lori Katherine Jollimore

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate murder of Lori Katherine Jollimore ​ Today marks the fourth anniversary of the murder of Lori Katherine Jollimore and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ At approximately 1:09 p.m. on April 27, 2017, police responded to a ...

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Halifax At approximately 9:45 p.m., on the 26th of April, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a male shot in the 3000 block of Barrington Street, Halifax.​ Multiple patrol officers responded and located a 35 year old male with a non-life-threatening gun shot wound.​ Officers on ...

Have you seen this dirt bike?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this dirt bike? Halifax District RCMP is investigating a theft of a dirt bike from a detached garage at a home in Porters Lake. It was stolen sometime between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. on April 12. The dirt bike is a white 2020 with Husqvarna TE 150i ...

Halifax Man Sentenced under Criminal Code of Canada / Halifax Man Sentenced for Animal Cruelty

**** NS SPCA Release Halifax Man Sentenced under Criminal Code of Canada  Jody Berry, 45, of Halifax, has been sentenced for animal cruelty under the Criminal Code of Canada. In May 2019, Jody Berry and Josephine Berry were charged with causing, or being the owner who willfully permitted to causing, unnecessary pain, suffering or injury ...

Police Investigate x2 “Assault with a Weapon” incidents

**** HRP Media Release Assault with a Weapon Patrol members of the Halifax Regional Police are investigating an assault with a weapon call that occurred last evening. At approximately 6:02 p.m. April 25th, police responded to an disturbance call outside a residence in the 100-200 block of Caledonia Road in Dartmouth. Officers attended and it was learned ...

Halifax Regional Police statement following conclusion of missing person search​

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police statement following conclusion of missing person search​ Today,​ Halifax Regional Police released the following statement at the conclusion of a search for a missing youth that began on April 22 in the Williamswood area: “Halifax Regional Police confirm that a missing person search, which began in the Williamswood ...

Police Investigate Break & Enter into business – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break & Enter into business – Dartmouth ​ 7:30 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a Break & Enter not in progress at the Full Throttle Power Sports, 399 Cutler Ave Dartmouth.​ The business staff reported sometime after 10:00 p.m., on 23 April, a male cut through a chain-link fence, then drove ...

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

**** RCMP Media Release Update: The 35-year-old male who was reported missing from Troy 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​ Bradley James MacNeil Inverness District RCMP is asking for the​ public’s​ help ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Sesily Corburn

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located The​ 15-year-old female who was reported missing from Windsor 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​ Sesily Corburn Windsor District RCMP is asking for the​ public’s​ help ...

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Josephine Burt

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located The 69-year-old female who was reported missing from Frasers Mountain 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 Josephine Burt Pictou District RCMP is asking for the​ ...

RCMP arrests man in intimate images investigation

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrests man in intimate images investigation The Annapolis County District RCMP has arrested a man for extortion and harassment offences. On April 17, 2021, the Annapolis County District RCMP received a complaint regarding a 36-year-old man harassing a woman and distributing her intimate images without her consent. Police began an ...

(Found) Missing Person: Robin James MacGregor

**** HRP Media Release Missing Persons Update: Missing 33-year-old man located safe On April 23, Halifax Regional Police issued a media release requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 33-year-old man. He has been located safe. We thank the public and media for their concern and assistance.   Missing Person: Robin James MacGregor ​ ...

(Found) Missing Person: Amy Lynn Tucker

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person Update: The 44-year-old Halifax woman whom we requested the public’s assistance finding on April 23 has been located safe. We thank the public and media for their concern and assistance.   Missing Person: Amy Lynn Tucker ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 44-year-old ...

RCMP marks five-year anniversary of Daverico Downey homicide

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP marks five-year anniversary of Daverico Downey homicide ​ Today is the​ fifth anniversary of the murder of​ 20-year-old Daverico Downey of North Preston, and the RCMP are asking members of the public who may have information to come forward. ​ On April​ 23,​ 2016, at around​ 2​ a.m., police responded ...

Police are looking for a missing youth in the Williamswood area of Halifax Regional Municipality

**** HRP Media Release Police are looking for a missing youth in the Williamswood area of Halifax Regional Municipality. ​ At approximately 11 a.m. yesterday police received a report of a missing person.​ A 16-year-old youth from Williamswood was last seen in a wooded area near Sarah Ingraham Drive in Williamswood. ​ Ground Search and ...

Report of Crane Collapse Released

**** LABOUR Media Release Report of Crane Collapse Released The report of the tower crane collapse that occurred during Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 7, 2019 is now complete. The report provides an overview of the investigation conducted by the Department of Labour and Advanced Education. It includes the findings with respect to the cause of ...

(Update) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Blair Richardson

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person found deceased A​ 46-year-old man from Sherbrooke who was reported missing on April 20 has been found deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature; however, the investigation is ongoing.   Missing person: Help the RCMP find Blair Richardson Guysborough County District RCMP is asking for ...

RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crime investigating injured child

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crime investigating injured child On April 16, 2021, Lunenburg District RCMP received a report from a local hospital regarding a child in medical distress. Police began an investigation and determined that the child, a two-year-old girl, had sustained life-threatening injuries and was being airlifted from a hospital ...

Halifax District RCMP arrest two people, recover stolen property

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrest two people, recover stolen property Halifax District RCMP arrested two people in a parking lot in Lower Sackville and recovered stolen property.​ On April 20, 2021, at approximately 7:35 p.m., Halifax District RCMP received a report of two suspicious people in a vehicle in a parking lot ...

(Update) Police seek public’s assistance finding lost property

**** HRP Media Release Update: The lost jewelry that police had requested assistance in locating yesterday has been returned to the owner. We thank the public for their concern.   Police seek public’s assistance finding lost property ​ Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating property that was lost in Halifax yesterday. ​ At ...

Kings District RCMP investigating fires in North Kingston

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP investigating fires in North Kingston Kings District RCMP is investigating a series of fires that occurred over a span of 48 hours in North Kingston. Between April 14 and 16, 2021, Kingston RCMP and the Kingston Volunteer Fire Department responded to a series of fires in the North ...

Eastern Passage woman charged with attempted murder

**** RCMP Media Release Eastern Passage woman charged with attempted murder ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged a 39-year-old woman from Eastern Passage with attempted murder following an incident on January 10, 2021, in Westphal. ​ At 9:55 p.m., on January 10, Halifax District RCMP was notified that a 36-year-old man from ...

(Found) Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release (NSHA) Update – Please be advised the patient reported missing on Tuesday, April 20, has been located and returned to a Dartmouth hospital. We thank those who assisted in Ms. Hiles safe return. Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​ Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in ...

(Update) Rogers and Fido left without service after system goes down

**** Info via Rogers Update : Rogers wireless calls, SMS & data services are starting to return to normal for our customers. It will take several more hours for all customers and regions to return to full service. We will continue to work around the clock with our network partner Ericsson until that happens. Fido ...

Weymouth man charged for assaulting police officers and impaired driving offences

**** RCMP Media Release Weymouth man charged for assaulting police officers and impaired driving offences Halifax District RCMP charged a 25-year-old Weymouth man for assaulting police officers and impaired driving offences. On April 17, at approximately 11:15 p.m., a member of the Halifax District RCMP Traffic Unit was on patrol in the area of Windmill ...

Police charge man with weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with weapons offences ​ Police have charged a man for weapons and impaired driving offences in relation to an incident that occurred on the weekend. ​ At approximately 11:10 a.m. on April 17, police responded to a report of a possible impaired driver in a parking lot in ...

Police Investigate Assault with a Weapon – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Assault with a Weapon – Dartmouth ​ At 7:12 p.m., 18 April, Halifax Regional Police responded to a 911 call reporting a group of people damaging a vehicle and fighting with weapons on Catherine Street Dartmouth.​ Multiple officers responded and located an injured adult female with minor non-life-threatening injuries.​ Officers confirmed ...

Statement from Assistant Commissioner Lee Bergerman, Commanding Officer, Nova Scotia RCMP

**** RCMP Media Release Statement from Assistant Commissioner Lee Bergerman, Commanding Officer, Nova Scotia RCMP The devastating incidents of April 2020 in our beautiful province have had profound and far-reaching effects. The gunman’s actions were directed at innocent people, and no one has felt this more than the families of the victims. Their lives have ...

Police Arrest driver for flight from police and weapons possession

**** HRP Media Release Police Arrest driver for flight from police and weapons possession ​ At 11:10 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a suspicious vehicle and possible impaired driver in a parking lot in the 100 block of Kearney Lake Road Halifax.​ Patrol officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle, a gray Jetta.​Officers requested the ...

Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a person of interest in a mischief investigation in Wolfville

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a person of interest in a mischief investigation in Wolfville. On April 13, 2021 at 2:40 p.m., Kings District RCMP received a report of a disturbance at a grocery store on Main St. in Wolfville. Police attended and learned that a ...

Today marks 4 years since the last confirmed sighting of Debbie Ann Hutchinson

**** Cape Breton Police Release Today marks 4 years since the last confirmed sighting of Debbie Ann Hutchinson and police continue to actively investigate her disappearance – through interviews, canvasses and ground searches, video surveillance, personal documentation, and the national Missing Persons database. Wr continue to explore any possible leads from the hundreds of tips ...

Police have charged a man and a woman with weapon offences after a search of a residence in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people for firearms offences ​ Police have charged a man and a woman with weapon offences after a search of a residence in Halifax. ​ The Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, along with members of the Emergency Response Team and investigators from the ...

Police have charged a man in relation to an incident where a firearm was seized in Dartmouth.

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with weapon offences ​ Police have charged a man in relation to an incident where a firearm was seized in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 4:15 p.m. on April 13 police responded to a report of an impaired driver in the area of Windmill and Victoria roads in Dartmouth. ...

A 14 year old male from Truro has been arrested. He is being charged with robbery with a weapon.

**** Truro Police Release Yesterday afternoon the Truro Police Service received a call of a robbery at the NSLC on Prince St.. in Truro. As a result of the investigation a 14 year old male from Truro has been arrested. He is being charged with robbery with a weapon. The youth has been released and ...

Pictou County District RCMP recently conducted a traffic stop on Highway 104 in Salt Springs that resulted in the seizure of drugs, a knife and break-in tools.

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP recently conducted a traffic stop on Highway 104 in Salt Springs that resulted in the seizure of drugs, a knife and break-in tools. On April 11, 2021, at approximately 12:30 a.m., members of the Pictou County District RCMP were on patrol on Highway 104, after receiving a ...

New Glasgow Regional Police investigating arson-seeking information from the public

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police investigating arson-seeking information from the public. New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating an act of arson that occurred at the business/apartment complex on the corner of Provost Street and MacLean Street, New Glasgow. The fire was reported in the early morning hours of Sunday April 11, ...

Missing Person: Corrisa Brown

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Corrisa Brown ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 32-year-old Halifax woman. ​ Corrisa Brown was last seen in February in the Andrew Street area of Halifax. She was reported missing to police on April 5, 2021. ​ Corrisa is described as a white, approximately ...

Legislation Recognizes Emancipation Day in Nova Scotia

**** AFRICAN NOVA SCOTIAN AFFAIRS/EQUITY/ANTI-RACISM INITIATIVES Media Release Legislation Recognizes Emancipation Day in Nova Scotia ————————————————————— Nova Scotia will officially designate Aug. 1 as Emancipation Day in recognition of the history and impacts of slavery in the province. Tony Ince, Minister of African Nova Scotian Affairs and the Office of Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives, introduced ...

Police charge Halifax man in relation to historical sexual assaults

**** HRP Media Release Police charge Halifax man in relation to historical sexual assaults 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 Halifax in the late 1970s to the 1980s. ​ Investigators have charged Wayne John Hankey, ...

Police investigate shots fired

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigate shots fired The Integrated RCMP/HRP General Investigation Section (GIS) of the Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a report of shots fired yesterday in North Preston. At approximately​ 4:55​ p.m. on April 11, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of shots fired on Downey Rd. Police located a damaged ...

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Halifax ​ At approximately 5:55 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of possible gun shots in the area of Barrington Street and Richmond Street, Halifax.​ A dark coloured sedan was observed leaving the area at high rate of speed toward the MacDonald Bridge.​ Multiple patrol ...

Police Investigate Break & Enter with Firearm – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break & Enter with Firearm – Dartmouth At 4:30 p.m., on the 10th of April, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Break & Enter in progress, in the 100 block of Princess Margaret Blvd. Dartmouth.​ ​ Two masked suspects dressed in black, one armed with a firearm, forced their ...

Lower Sackville man charged with sexual assault and sexual interference

**** RCMP Media Release Lower Sackville man charged with sexual assault and sexual interference ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated Special Victim Section has charged a​ 29-year-old man from Lower Sackville with sexual assault, and is reaching out to the community in case there are additional victims. ​ Andrew Thomas Stones has been charged with Sexual Assault ...

Police charge two men for robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men for robbery ​ Police have charged two men in relation to a robbery that occurred this earlier this week in Dartmouth. ​ On April 7 police responded to robbery that had occurred on Hastings Drive in Dartmouth. Two men held another man against his will, assaulted him ...

Police arrest man with outstanding warrant and lay new weapon and drug charges

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest man with outstanding warrant and lay new weapon and drug charges Police have charged a man for weapon and drug offences after arresting him on an outstanding warrant for prior weapon-related charges. Members with the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division were searching for a ...

Halifax District RCMP recently responded to a 911 call about a pig that was loose on Highway 357 in Meaghers Grant

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP recently responded to a 911 call about a pig that was loose on Highway 357 in Meaghers Grant. When our officers arrived, they found “Mia” wreaking havoc by running down the highway and chasing motorists who stopped to check on her. Despite Cst. Barter’s best efforts to make ...