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(Update) Police investigate homicide

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate homicide Halifax Regional Police is investigating a homicide that occurred in Halifax this afternoon. At approximately 5:05 p.m. police responded to a report of an injured person in the parking lot of a retail center at 7001 Mumford Road. Officers located a male youth who was taken to hospital ...

Colchester County District RCMP charge man with firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester County District RCMP charge man with firearms offences Colchester County District RCMP has charged a man with firearms offences following a report of a man with a gun in Bible Hill on April 19. On April 19, at approximately 8:22 a.m., Colchester County District RCMP, with the assistance of Truro ...

Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge three people with drugs and weapons offences

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge three people with drugs and weapons offences Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (PCISCEU) has charged three people with drug and weapon offences after a search warrant at a home in Three Brooks. On April 17, the PCISCEU, with assistance from the ...

Missing man: Help the RCMP find Conrad Dewolfe

**** RCMP Media Release Missing man: Help the RCMP find Conrad Dewolfe RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 18-year-old Conrad Anthony Steven Dewolfe, who was last seen on April 12 in Lower Sackville. Dewolfe is described as 6-foot-1, 200 lbs. He has black hair and brown eyes. Dewolfe was last seen wearing ...

Missing man: Help the RCMP find Augustine Opoku

**** RCMP Media Release Missing man: Help the RCMP find Augustine Opoku RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 31-year-old Augustine Opoku, from Beechville, who was last heard from on April 9. Opoku is described as 5-foot-7, 210 lbs. He has black hair and brown eyes. When someone goes missing, it has ...

Police responded to an assault that occurred on a Halifax Transit

**** HRP Media Release Police lay assault charges Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to an assault that occurred in Halifax yesterday. At approximately 10:20 p.m. officers responded to an assault that had just occurred on a Halifax Transit bus, which was travelling in the area of the 2500 block of Robie ...

Police have charged a man in relation to an incident that occurred yesterday in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police lay weapons charges Police have charged a man in relation to an incident that occurred yesterday in Halifax. At approximately 2:40 a.m. on April 21, officers were called to an apartment building on Evans Avenue in relation to a weapons call. Officers located a man inside an apartment with a ...

(Update) Annapolis District RCMP is responding to a report of a woman who is believed to be armed at a residence near civic 13651 Hwy 1 Wilmot

**** Via RCMP Update RCMP officers are clearing the area. There’s no risk to the public. The investigation is ongoing. — Annapolis District RCMP is responding to a report of a woman who is believed to be armed at a residence near civic 13651 Hwy 1 Wilmot, Annapolis County. Please avoid ...

West Hants RCMP Detachment is investigating the theft of a 2017 Big Tex 20’ Utility trailer and two side by sides

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen these side by sides? West Hants RCMP Detachment is investigating the theft of a 2017 Big Tex 20’ Utility trailer and two side by sides. The vehicles were stolen on the night of April 20, 2024 between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 8:45 a.m. from Woodville Rd. ...

Police responded to a incident early this morning

Police responded to a incident early this morning Halifax Regional Police responded for a weapons related incident in the 0-100 block of Evans Ave in Halifax. One man was taken into custody without incident.  Police will remain on scene for some time to complete the investigatioo.  ...

East Hants District RCMP charge a man after a disturbance in Elmsdale

***’ RCMP Media Release East Hants District RCMP charge a man after a disturbance in Elmsdale East Hants District RCMP charge a man after a disturbance in Elmsdale. On April 18th, at approximately 9:06 p.m., East Hants District RCMP received a call of a man with a knife at an apartment complex in Elmsdale. Officers ...

Meteghan RCMP is appealing to residents for information following a series of suspicious and criminal acts in the Meteghan area

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan RCMP appealing to residents for information related to ongoing investigations The Meteghan RCMP is appealing to residents for information following a series of suspicious and criminal acts in the Meteghan area. Over the last several weeks, the Meteghan RCMP has responded to increasing reports of suspicious and criminal activity, including ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate assault with a weapon Halifax Regional Police is investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred in Halifax last night. At approximately 8:15 p.m. officers responded to an assault with a weapon that had just occurred near Morris and Lower Water streets. The suspect sprayed the victim with a ...

Meteghan RCMP is investigating a suspicious structure fire that occurred in Saulnierville

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan RCMP investigating suspicious fire Meteghan RCMP is investigating a suspicious structure fire that occurred in Saulnierville. On April 19, at approximately 3:07 a.m., RCMP officers and fire services responded to a report of a fire at a commercial structure on Saulnierville Rd. Upon arrival at the scene, the structure was engulfed ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing youth located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located safe The 17-year-old youth who was reported missing from Port Williams on April 19 has been located safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ...

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 in Halifax last night. At approximately 8 p.m. officers responded to a robbery that had just occurred near Hollis and South streets. A man, with what was believed to be a knife, approached the victim and demanded his property. ...

(Update) Dangerous man with firearm alert issued, Bible Hill, Colchester County 

An alert has been issued via RCMP **** UPDATE – Suspect in custody. Dangerous man with firearm alert issued, Bible Hill, Colchester County The following alert was issued to Colchester, Cumberland, East Hants and Pictou counties: Dangerous man with firearm. Hillcrest Ave., Bible Hill, Nova Scotia. Suspect on foot. If in the ...

(Update) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located The 38 year-old-man whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating last night has been located and was safe. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance. We ask you to consider removing associated name and images from your social media.   ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The 23-year-old man who was reported missing from Pictou has been located safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ...

Pictou County District RCMP has charged two men involved in a home invasion that occurred in Durham

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP charge two people in relation with a home invasion Pictou County District RCMP has charged two men involved in a home invasion that occurred in Durham. On April 9, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Pictou County District RCMP responded to a report of a home invasion at a ...

UPDATE: RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crime charge four people in 2022 homicide

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crime charge four people in 2022 homicide The Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit has charged four people in connection with the murder of Barry Albert (Mosher) that occurred in August 2022 in Springfield. Albert was reported missing on August 28, 2022, and his body was recovered ...

Nova Scotians are asked to pause for a moment of silence at noon on Thursday and Friday as the province marks four years since the tragic events of April 18-19, 2020

**** CNS Media Release Remembering April 18-19, 2020 ———————————————————————– Nova Scotians are asked to pause for a moment of silence at noon on Thursday and Friday as the province marks four years since the tragic events of April 18-19, 2020. “As each day, week and month passes since the events of April 18 and 19, ...

Update: Police lay charges in stabbing – 16-year-old youth arrested after turning themselves in to police

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police lay charges in stabbing Halifax Regional Police has charged a youth in relation to a stabbing that occurred yesterday in Halifax. At approximately 11:45 a.m. officers responded to a report of an injured person in the area of the 300 block of Lacewood Drive. An 18 year old man ...

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has charged a man following flight from police in Ellershouse

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge a man following flight from police RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has charged a man following flight from police in Ellershouse. On April 14, at approximately 11:20 p.m., West Hants District RCMP observed a Nissan Maxima travelling East, at 160 km/h, on Hwy. 101 in Ellershouse. A traffic stop was ...

Missing person: Update on search for Adair Townsend.

**** New Glasgow Police Release Missing person: Update on search for Adair Townsend. The New Glasgow Regional Police and Pictou County District RCMP is continuing to ask for the public’s assistance to locate 73-year-old Adair Townsend, who was last seen in the Mount William Road, Highway 106 and Landfill Road areas on the early morning of ...

Police is seeking information in relation to a robbery that occurred at a gas station in Upper Tantallon

**** RCMP Media Release Police seeking information on robbery in Upper Tantallon Police is seeking information in relation to a robbery that occurred at a gas station in Upper Tantallon. On April 13, at approximately 8:50 p.m., RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment responded to a report of a robbery at a gas station on French Village ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged five people with drug trafficking in relation to an incident that occurred in Halifax

****:HRP Media Release Police lay drug trafficking charges Halifax Regional Police has charged five people with drug trafficking in relation to an incident that occurred in Halifax early this morning. At approximately 2:50 a.m. officers observed a vehicle, without a license plate, leave a parking lot in the 2100 block of Robie Street at a ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a stabbing that occurred today in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate stabbing Halifax Regional Police is investigating a stabbing that occurred today in Halifax. At approximately 11:45 a.m. officers responded to a report of an injured person in the area of the 300 block of Lacewood Drive. A youth had been stabbed by another youth, and the suspect fled the ...

Recap – Full content so far recapping Dartmouth Cove Infill project approval

We contacted DFO in regards to their role in the application to infill Dartmouth Cove, approved by Transport Canada. Here is their reply. **** Info via DFO We are currently reviewing the proponent’s application to ensure it meets requirements under the Fisheries Act. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is responsible for the conservation and protection ...

We contacted DFO in regards to their role in the application to infill Dartmouth Cove, approved by Transport Canada

We contacted DFO in regards to their role in the application to infill Dartmouth Cove, approved by Transport Canada. Here is their reply. **** Info via DFO We are currently reviewing the proponent’s application to ensure it meets requirements under the Fisheries Act. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is responsible for the conservation and protection ...

Annapolis District RCMP has charged three men after shots were fired in Milford

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP charge three people after shots fired Annapolis District RCMP has charged three men after shots were fired in Milford. On March 23, at approximately 9:43 p.m., Annapolis District RCMP responded to a complaint of shots fired at a residence on Hwy. 8. Upon arrival at the scene, investigators ...

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded its review into the April 19, 2020, Onslow Fire Hall incident

***’ SIU Release SIU Concludes Review of Nova Scotia’s Onslow Fire Hall Incident Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded its review into the April 19, 2020, Onslow Fire Hall incident and has determined that no criminal charges are warranted. The SIU reviewed information considered by the Joint Federal/Provincial Commission into the April 2020 Nova ...

Annapolis District RCMP responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on Nictaux Falls Rd. in Nictaux Falls

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP investigate home invasion On April 8, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Annapolis District RCMP responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on Nictaux Falls Rd. in Nictaux Falls. Upon arrival at the scene, RCMP officers located a 21-year-old woman outside the home; she reported that a ...

We have received this feedback via the Office of the Minister of Transport.  HRM response (posted earlier) reposted below

We have received this feedback via the Office of the Minister of Transport.  HRM response (posted earlier) reposted below “Hello, If you would, we have a reaction you can attribute to the Minister’s office to include in your piece today about the infill! “We fully understand the concerns raised by the community regarding this project. ...

(Update) West Hants RCMP Detachment is seeking information on the whereabouts of a Bible Hill man currently wanted on a province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested Daniel Rector, 36, who was wanted out of Bible Hill and Truro on a province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested. Rector is being held in custody and will be appearing in Truro Provincial Court at a later date. The RCMP would ...

Update – Dartmouth Cove Infill project approved

Update – Yesterday we shared that Transport Canada approved the infilling project at Dartmouth Cove. Here are a few updates, including plan drawings and confirmation letter. Repost According to Transport Canada, it appears that the application to infill Dartmouth Cove has been approved. We will update as more information comes in **** Via HRM  Link ...

Truro Police patrol officers arrested 2 females for possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking on Lorne St in Truro

**** Truro Police Release On April 10, 2024, at approximately 1 pm, Truro Police patrol officers arrested 2 females for possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking on Lorne St in Truro. The recovered vehicle had been reported stolen on April 9, 2024, from Cumberland County. Brittany Naugle, ...

UPDATE-Missing Female: Emergency Services continue to search for Adair Townsend

***’ New Glasgow Police Release UPDATE-Missing Female: Emergency Services continue to search for Adair Townsend Emergency services across Nova Scotia continue to ask for the public’s assistance in locating 73-year-old female Adair Townsend. Police Investigators have gathered new information to indicate that Adair Townsend was now last seen on Tuesday early morning on April 9, 2024, ...

Guysborough County District RCMP investigating suspicious fire

**** RCMP Media Release Guysborough County District RCMP investigating suspicious fire On April 4, at approximately 11 a.m., fire services, followed by Guysborough County District RCMP, responded to an active structure fire at a property near the 6700 block of Hwy. 16 in Halfway Cove. Upon arrival at the scene, RCMP officers found firefighters working ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing woman located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located safe The 35-year-old woman who was reported missing from Londonderry on April 10 has been located safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ...

According to Transport Canada, it appears that the application to infill Dartmouth Cove has been approved

According to Transport Canada, it appears that the application to infill Dartmouth Cove has been approved.  We will update as more information comes in **** Info via Transport Canada Dartmouth Cove Waterfront Infill Project PID: 00114132 Infill Request details Registry number 5269 Application type Application for approval  Date received 2022-03-24 Date notice published 2022-05-11 Province ...

Fire in Dartmouth – Windmill Rd

Emergency crews responded to a balcony fire with some extension in the 200 block of Windmill Rd earlier. No known injuries as the fire was knocked down fast. Some crews remain on scene at this time. . . . . . . . . . . ...

The Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit continues to search for Valdo Pauyo who is accused of killing Douglas “Bert” Knockwood, 42-year-old, at his residence of Millbrook First Nation

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Northeast Nova Major Crime continues searching for Valdo Pauyo The Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit continues to search for Valdo Pauyo who is accused of killing Douglas “Bert” Knockwood, 42-year-old, at his residence of Millbrook First Nation on July 12, 2021. Valdo Pauyo, 29-year-old, commonly know as “C.J.” fled Nova ...

Missing Female: Help the New Glasgow Regional Police locate Adair Townsend.

**** New Glasgow Police Release Missing Female: Help the New Glasgow Regional Police locate Adair Townsend. New Glasgow Regional Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 73-year-old female Adair Townsend who was last seen on Monday April 8, 2024, at approximately 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Brookside Avenue, New Glasgow. Police have followed up on several ...

(Caught) RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is seeking information on the whereabouts of a man currently wanted on a province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested Andrew Shondraious Saunders-Fletcher, 20, who was wanted out of Westphal on a province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested. Saunders-Fletcher was held in custody and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court today. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a break and enter that occurred in Halifax last week where military equipment was taken

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate break and enter Halifax Regional Police is investigating a break and enter that occurred in Halifax last week where military equipment was taken. On April 5 at approximately 3:45 a.m. officers responded to a break and enter that had just occurred at an apartment building in the 5600 block ...

UPDATE: Antigonish County District RCMP arrest a man after shooting in Aulds Cove

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Antigonish County District RCMP arrest a man after shooting in Aulds Cove Antigonish County District RCMP has charged a man after a shooting in Aulds Cove that left one man injured. On April 4, Antigonish County District RCMP, with the assistance of the Antigonish-Guysborough Street Crime Enforcement Unit, and the ...

Meteghan RCMP Detachment is investigating the theft of an orange Wood-Mizer saw mill and trailer

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this equipment? Meteghan RCMP Detachment is investigating the theft of an orange Wood-Mizer saw mill and trailer. The items were stolen on April 4, 2024 between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. from St Mary’s Bay Academy on Hwy. 1 in Weymouth. A blue/grey pickup truck ...

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is seeking information in relation to a shooting involving a replica firearm in Middle Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seeking information after replica handgun discharged at a youth RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is seeking information in relation to a shooting involving a replica firearm in Middle Sackville. On April 3, RCMP officers learned that the day prior, at approximately 3:35 p.m., a male youth walking along Millwood Dr., near Beaverbank ...

Police has arrested three people for drug trafficking following a traffic stop in Mahone Bay / Three people facing charges after search warrants executed in Yarmouth County / Cumberland Country District RCMP charge a man with firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Police arrest three people from Lunenburg County for drug trafficking Police has arrested three people for drug trafficking following a traffic stop in Mahone Bay. On March 20, at approximately 10:10 p.m., the South Shore Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit completed a targeted traffic stop on Parish St. in relation to ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a dangerous driving and assault with a weapon incident that occurred earlier this year

**** HRP Media Release Police lay dangerous driving charges (photo submitted) Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a dangerous driving and assault with a weapon incident that occurred earlier this year. On February 17, at approximately 8 p.m., officers responded to a possible theft from motor vehicle in progress on McFatridge ...

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

**** HRP Media Release Police lay robbery charges Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth last night. At approximately 5:40 p.m. officers responded to a weapons call on Yorkshire Avenue. A man with a knife approached a woman in a parking lot. He threatened her, demanded her property, ...

Hey Pictou County! Do you recognize this person?

**** RCMP Media Release Hey Pictou County! Do you recognize this person? On March 26, 2024, between 10:30-11:30 a.m., they broke into a residence on Munroe Avenue Extension on Westville Rd. in Pictou. They left with several pieces of jewelry, including diamond rings and a gold pocket watch (no photo available). Officers are asking the ...

(Update) Missing patient located

**** NSHA Media Release Missing patient located Please be advised the patient reported missing from a Dartmouth hospital on Thursday, April 4 has been located and returned. We thank those who assisted in the patient’s safe return. ...

Antigonish County District RCMP seeking information after shooting in Aulds Cove / RCMP charge a man and a woman involved in robberies and thefts

**** RCMP Media Release  Antigonish County District RCMP seeking information after shooting in Aulds Cove Antigonish County District RCMP is investigating shots fired that left one man injured in Aulds Cove. On April 3 at approximately 5:50 a.m., Antigonish County District RCMP, with the assistance of Inverness County District RCMP, the Antigonish-Guysborough Street Crime Enforcement ...

(Update) Halifax Transit is temporally suspending service in the Cole Harbour

Update – Police responded to reports of a suspicious person. They patrolled the area and request buses to not pick up passengers until the area was secure. Nobody was located. No other information at this time   **** Via Halifax Transit Update – Halifax Transit will Resume Service in the Cole Harbour area. We apologize ...

The government is increasing the reward in the missing persons case of Devon Sinclair Marsman to $250,000

**** Justice Media Release Province Increasing Reward in Halifax Missing Persons Case ———————————————————————————– The government is increasing the reward in the missing persons case of Devon Sinclair Marsman to $250,000.  Family members reported 16-year-old Devon missing on March 4, 2022. He is described as an African Nova Scotian youth, about five feet tall and 100 pounds, ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to an attempted murder that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police lay attempted murder charges Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to an attempted murder that occurred in Halifax yesterday. On April 3, 2024, at approximately 12:10 a.m., police responded to a physical disturbance at an apartment building on South Park Street.  Officers located a woman with life-threatening injuries.  A ...

(Update) UPDATE – Missing patient located

**** NSHA Media Release UPDATE – Missing patient located Please be advised the patient reported missing from an Annapolis Valley hospital on Thursday, April 4 has been located and returned. We thank those who assisted in the patient’s safe return. ...

Yarmouth Town RCMP has charged four people with drug and firearms offences after a search warrant was executed in Yarmouth

**** RCMP Media Release Four people facing charges after search warrants executed in Yarmouth County Yarmouth Town RCMP has charged four people with drug and firearms offences after a search warrant was executed in Yarmouth. On March 28, Yarmouth Town RCMP, with assistance from the Emergency Response Team, Police Dog Services, Southwest Nova Traffic Services ...

Colchester County District RCMP has charged a man with firearms offences after a search warrant was executed at a home in Upper Stewiacke

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester County District RCMP charge man with firearms offences Colchester County District RCMP has charged a man with firearms offences after a search warrant was executed at a home in Upper Stewiacke. RCMP officers received information that a resident of Stewiacke Rd. was in possession of numerous firearms and did not ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a weapons incident that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police lay weapons charges Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a weapons incident that occurred in Dartmouth last night. At approximately 6:45 p.m., police responded to a property damage call at an apartment building on Roleika Drive. Officers located a 33-year-old man with a minor injury who ...

A crowd of protesters gathered outside of a Trudeau announcement earlier in Dartmouth

A crowd of protesters gathered outside of a Trudeau announcement earlier in Dartmouth The announcement took place in Highfield Park at a construction area. (photos contributed) ...

(UPDATE) RCMP arrests driver for dangerous operation and flight from police, refers matter to SiRT

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrests driver for dangerous operation and flight from police, refers matter to SiRT RCMP Northeast Traffic Services – Antigonish is investigating a two-vehicle collision resulting in serious injuries that occurred in Pictou. On March 30, just after 2 p.m., a member of RCMP Northeast Traffic Services – Antigonish attempted to ...

Province Submits Still Better Than A Carbon Tax Plan

**** CNS Media Release Province Submits Still Better Than A Carbon Tax Plan ———————————————————————————————— Premier Tim Houston has submitted a new plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to the Government of Canada and has made it clear that the Government of Nova Scotia is fighting climate change without a carbon tax. The submission titled Still ...

Police investigate bones found in Dartmouth 

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate bones found in Dartmouth  On March 29 at approximately 3:15 p.m. officers responded to a report of bones located in a wooded area off of King Street in Dartmouth. The investigation is ongoing, and the Medical Examiner’s office will be conducting an examination to determine if the remains are ...

UPDATE: Missing woman found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman found deceased The 78-year-old woman who was reported missing from Havre Boucher on March 29 has been found deceased. The investigation is ongoing, with assistance of the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office. ...

Truro Police Service responded to a firearms complaint on Dominon St.

**** Truro Police Release On March 30th at approximately 2:00 pm, the Truro Police Service responded to a firearms complaint on Dominon St. Patrol officers arrived within minutes of the call and secured the area, arresting a 36 year old male at the scene preventing any threat to the public. A search warrant was obtained ...

Lunenburg District RCMP charge man following an early morning disturbance

**** RCMP Media Release  Lunenburg District RCMP charge man following an early morning disturbance Lunenburg District RCMP has charged a 24-year-old man following an early morning disturbance yesterday in Lower New Cornwall. On March 29, at approximately 2:40 a.m., Lunenburg District RCMP, with assistance of Queens District RCMP, responded to a call of a man ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing woman found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman found deceased The 78-year-old woman who was reported missing from Havre Boucher on March 29 has been found deceased. The investigation is ongoing, with assistance of the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office.   ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Fairview

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery   Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Fairview. At 11:48 p.m. hours on Friday March 30th, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Shopper Drug Mart Pharmacy located at 3430 Joseph Howe Drive, in Halifax.  A woman was inside the ...

Police presence in Dartmouth

Police with forensics are on the 90 block of King St in Dartmouth.  A resident in the area says police are saying there is no risk to the public.  More information when available. . . . . . . ...

All 49 municipalities across the province will see the benefits of a new service exchange agreement signed today, March 28 / More Funding to Support African Nova Scotian Housing

**** CNS Media Release Historic Investment in Municipalities ——————————————— All 49 municipalities across the province will see the benefits of a new service exchange agreement signed today, March 28. The agreement, also known as a memorandum of understanding (MOU), takes effect Monday, April 1, and represents a historic annual investment of $82 million from the ...

Nova Scotia Implements Federal Cap on New International Student Applications

**** CNS Media Release Nova Scotia Implements Federal Cap on New International Student Applications —————————————————————————————————— The Province released international student allocations for post-secondary institutions today, March 28, following the federal government’s changes to its international study permit program to decrease the number of international students coming to Canada. The federal government provided Nova Scotia with the total number ...

Police Continue to Investigate the Murder of Kevin James Petrie

**** HRP Media Release Police Continue to Investigate the Murder of Kevin James Petrie Today marks the 20th anniversary of the murder of Kevin James Petrie and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. On March 28, 2004, at 1 p.m. police responded to Spruce Street in ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The 53-year-old man who was reported missing from Lawrencetown yesterday has been located safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ...

Missing youth: Help the RCMP find Dawson Lively

**** RCMP Media Release Missing youth: Help the RCMP find Dawson Lively RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Dawson Lively of Fall River. Lively is described as 5-foot-8, 161 lbs. He has brown hair and brown eyes. Lively was last seen March 26 at about 11:30 a.m. walking ...

Pictou County District RCMP is seeking information on the whereabouts of a man currently wanted on a province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant Pictou County District RCMP is seeking information on the whereabouts of a man currently wanted on a province-wide arrest warrant. Michael Clyburn, 42, of New Glasgow, has been charged with numerous offences following a robbery that occurred in Linacy on March 25. The charges include: ...

SiRT Concludes Investigation into Injuries

**** SiRT Release SiRT Concludes Investigation into Injuries The Interim Director of the Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) found no reasonable grounds to believe that a Halifax Regional Police Officer committed a criminal offence in connection with injuries sustained by a female during arrest outside a Halifax pub. On October 24, 2023, a female attended ...

The Province is taking further action to support vulnerable Nova Scotians by indexing income assistance rates

**** CNS Media Release Province Indexing Income Assistance Rates —————————————————– The Province is taking further action to support vulnerable Nova Scotians by indexing income assistance rates. All income assistance streams will be indexed annually based on the consumer price index (CPI). In 2024-25, rates will be indexed by 2.5 per cent. “These continue to be ...

(Update) RCMP Commissioner Mike Duheme and Assistant Commissioner Dennis Daley, Commanding Officer of the Nova Scotia RCMP, provided an update on the RCMP’s ongoing work to address the recommendations outlined in the Mass Casualty Commission’s final report

**** Via RCMP Today, RCMP Commissioner Mike Duheme and Assistant Commissioner Dennis Daley, Commanding Officer of the Nova Scotia RCMP, provided an update on the RCMP’s ongoing work to address the recommendations outlined in the Mass Casualty Commission’s final report: https://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/news/2024/rcmp-progress-update-recommendations-mass-casualty-commission-final-report A/Comm. Daley’s remarks are below. — Good morning. As Commissioner Duheme noted, I’m Dennis ...

Cumberland County Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge two people with property offences

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge two people with property offences Cumberland County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has charged two people with property offences after a search warrant at a home in West Brook. Following an investigation where a search warrant was executed on February 27 at a home ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Chad Brown

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Chad Brown Kings District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 30-year-old Chad Robert Brown who was last seen on March 24, at approximately 12:00 p.m., in Baxters Harbour. Brown is described as 5-foot-7, 180 lbs, with blue eyes, blonde hair and a beard. ...

(Update) Police investigate weapons call / Please stay clear of the Killam Library

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate weapons call Halifax Regional Police is investigating a report of a man with a gun in Halifax today. At approximately 2 p.m. officers responded to a report of a man with a gun in the area of the Killam Library at 6216 Coburg Road. Officers attended and checked the ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a homicide that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate homicide Halifax Regional Police is investigating a homicide that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday morning. At approximately 7:10 a.m. police received a report of a disturbance in an apartment building on Pinecrest Drive. Officers located a man inside the building who was deceased. Officers arrested a 47-year-old man, who was ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Keezondre Kentrez Rayshawn Smith

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Keezondre Kentrez Rayshawn Smith Today marks the second anniversary of the murder of Keezondre Kentrez Rayshawn Smith, and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. On March 26, 2022, at approximately 3:50 a.m., police responded to reports of ...

Meteghan RCMP Detachment has charged a Salmon River man with sexual offences and investigators believe there may be additional victims

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan RCMP Detachment charge man with sexual offences Meteghan RCMP Detachment has charged a Salmon River man with sexual offences and investigators believe there may be additional victims. On March 4, Meteghan RCMP Detachment received a report of child exploitation and immediately began an investigation. Throughout the investigation, officers learned that ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The 45-year-old man who was reported missing from Lower South River has been located safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man with drug trafficking after a search of a vehicle in Dartmouth / Police have a charged a man in relation to a robbery investigation that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police lay drug trafficking charges Halifax Regional Police has charged a man with drug trafficking after a search of a vehicle in Dartmouth yesterday. At approximately 5 p.m. police received a report of a vehicle driving erratically in the area of Lamont Terrace. Officers located the vehicle stopped in a parking ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man with weapons and drug offences in relation to an incident in Halifax / Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge two people with drug and weapon offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for weapons and drug offences Halifax Regional Police has charged a man with weapons and drug offences in relation to an incident in Halifax last week. On March 22 at approximately 9 p.m. officers responded to a man with a gun inside a restaurant in the 6900 block ...

Man Sentenced for Causing Dog to be in Distress

**** NS SPCA Release Man Sentenced for Causing Dog to be in Distress Xiong Zhou, 56, from Bedford, has been sentenced after causing an animal to be in distress, contrary to Section 26 (1) of the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia. On August 31, 2023, Nova Scotia SPCA Enforcement Officers received a report about a ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating an assault that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate assault Halifax Regional Police is investigating an assault that occurred in Dartmouth last week. On March 22 at approximately 10:10 p.m. officers responded to a report of an injured person in the area of 95 Victoria Road in Dartmouth.  Officers located a 17-year-old youth who appeared to have been ...

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a suspicious death that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious death Halifax Regional Police are investigating a suspicious death that occurred in Dartmouth this morning. At approximately 7:10 a.m. police received a report of a disturbance in an apartment building on Pinecrest Drive. Officers located an adult male inside the building who was deceased and arrested a 47-year-old ...

Halifax Regional Police has laid a number of firearms charges in relation to an investigation following a search of a residence in Dartmouth / Fire results in no injuries but extensive damage to the residence

**** HRP Media Release Police lay firearms charges Halifax Regional Police has laid a number of firearms charges in relation to an investigation following a search of a residence in Dartmouth this month. On March 6, the Canada Border Services Agency intercepted a package that had been shipped from China to an address in Dartmouth. ...

Halifax Regional Police presence in the area of the 400 block of Herring Cove Road

**** Via HRP There is an increased Halifax Regional Police presence in the area of the 400 block of Herring Cove Road. There is no risk to the public at this time. ...

Two people facing charges following cross-border firearms investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Two people facing charges following cross-border firearms investigation Two people are facing numerous charges after an international firearms investigation. In January, the Nova Scotia RCMP’s Federal Policing section received information from law enforcement officials in the United States that a Nova Scotian was attempting to purchase a prohibited firearm online. “Federal ...

Cumberland County District RCMP responds to fatal fire

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP responds to fatal fire Cumberland County District RCMP, supported by the Nova Scotia Fire Marshal’s Office and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service, is investigating a fatal house fire. At approximately 3:58 p.m. on March 21, police, fire and EHS responded to a structure fire on Hansford Rd. in ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing youth found safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth found safe The 13-year-old youth who was reported missing from Lucasville yesterday has been located safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips.   ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to an arson investigation that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police lay arson charges Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to an arson investigation that occurred in Halifax yesterday. Police received a report that at approximately 5:30 a.m. a man had attempted to start a number of fires at the Halifax Shopping Centre located at 7001 Mumford Road ...

Richmond County District RCMP charge man with sexual offences

**** RCMP Media Release Richmond County District RCMP charge man with sexual offences Richmond County District RCMP has charged a River Bourgeois man with sexual offences and investigators believe there may be additional victims. On March 8, Richmond County District RCMP charged a 19-year-old man of French Cove with multiple offences as part of an ...

(Update) Halifax West have a delayed opening this morning

**** Via Halifax West High School Update – Classes are cancelled for the remainder of the day. There has been communication sent out to families. We have a delayed opening this morning. Please see message below. ...

Fire safety concerns force residents to vacate two New Glasgow apartment buildings

**** New Glasgow Director of Fire, Inspection and Emergency Services Release Fire Chief Town of New Glasgow Fire safety concerns force residents to vacate two New Glasgow apartment buildings. Fire Chief Town of New Glasgow On Wednesday March 20, 2024, New Glasgow Fire Inspector under the authority of the Town of New Glasgow in consultation ...

UPDATE: Shooting in North Preston being investigated as a homicide

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Shooting in North Preston being investigated as a homicide The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is seeking information in relation to a homicide in North Preston. On March 14, at approximately 4:23 p.m., RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment, with assistance from Halifax Regional Police, responded to a report of a shooting ...

Man arrested in Alberta for Nova Scotia human trafficking activities

**** RCMP Media Release Man arrested in Alberta for Nova Scotia human trafficking activities The Provincial Human Trafficking Unit (HTU) has charged a former Nova Scotia resident in relation to historical human trafficking offences that took place in the Halifax area between 2007 and 2010. As part of the investigation, named Operation Hypnosis, RCMP officers ...

CBSA seized more than 1.5 tonnes of cocaine concealed inside a cargo container in Halifax, Nova Scotia, based on a tip from the United States’ Homeland Security Investigations

**** CBSA Media Release CBSA seized more than 1.5 tonnes (1556 kg) of cocaine concealed inside a cargo container in Halifax, Nova Scotia (NS), based on a tip from the United States’ Homeland Security Investigations The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and its law enforcement partners are committed to keeping harmful substances out of communities and ...

RCMP seek information about suspicious incident in Lake Echo

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seek information about suspicious incident in Lake Echo RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is investigating a suspicious incident of a man approaching a youth on Thomas St. in Lake Echo. On March 18, at approximately 2:40 p.m., officers responded to a report that an unknown man had approached a female youth ...

West Hants RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit arrest two people for drug offences

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit arrest two people for drug offences The West Hants RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has arrested two people for drug offences after executing a search warrant at a home in Windsor. On March 15, the West Hants RCMP SCEU, with assistance from the ...

(Update) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located The 47-year-old man whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating yesterday has been located and was safe. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance. We ask you to consider removing associated name and images from your social media.   ...

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has arrested a man following an assault and flight from peace officers

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment arrest man following assault RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has arrested a man following an assault and flight from peace officers. On March 16 at approximately 10:52 p.m. RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment responded to a report of an assault on a peace officer. Through the investigation, RCMP officers ...

(Update) Halifax Regional Police is investigating a shooting that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police on scene of shooting Halifax Regional Police is investigating a shooting that occurred in Halifax this morning. At approximately 11:30 a.m. officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Connaught Avenue near Roslyn Road. Officers located evidence of gunfire in the area. There have been no ...

UPDATE: Man wanted on Canada-Wide Arrest Warrant has been arrested in connection with the Home Invasion

**** New Glasgow Police Release UPDATE: Man wanted on Canada-Wide Arrest Warrant has been arrested in connection with the Home Invasion Peel Regional Police arrested William Michael Gilmore also known as Liam Gilmore 19 years of age on a Canada Wide Warrant at a Brampton Ontario residence last night Sunday March 17 at 10:18 p.m., Eastern ...

Collective Bargaining Update: Tentative Agreements Reached, Classes Continue

**** Info via NSCC Collective Bargaining Update: Tentative Agreements Reached, Classes Continue Today, Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) and the Atlantic Academic Union (AAU) reached tentative collective agreements on behalf of Faculty and Professional Support colleagues. The College is open and classes, courses and student services will continue as usual tomorrow, Monday, March 18. Both bargaining ...

NSCC – The Atlantic Academic Union (AAU), which represents NSCC Faculty and Professional Support employees, is indicating that they will begin a strike on Monday, March 18

**** Info via NSCC The Atlantic Academic Union (AAU), which represents NSCC Faculty and Professional Support employees, is indicating that they will begin a strike on Monday, March 18. We are making every effort to minimize the impact a strike would have on students, employees and the full NSCC community. Student information On this page ...

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment arrest man following stabbing

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment arrest man following stabbing RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has arrested a man following a stabbing early this morning. On March 16, at approximately 12:40 a.m., RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment responded to a report of a disturbance at a home on Montague Gold Mines Rd. Officers responded immediately. ...

(Update) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located The 59-year-old man whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating on March 15 has been located and was safe. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance. We ask you to consider removing associated name and images from your social media. ...

The suspects that Halifax Regional Police requested the public’s assistance in identifying have been located and arrested

**** HRP Media Release Police have arrested suspects in stolen vehicle investigation The suspects that Halifax Regional Police requested the public’s assistance in identifying have been located and arrested. On March 8, at approximately 3:30 a.m., RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment received a report of a motor vehicle that was stolen in Timberlea. At approximately 3:40 ...

(Caught) UPDATE: New Glasgow Regional Police investigate home invasion-issue Canada Wide Arrest Warrant

**** New Glasgow Police Release UPDATE: Man wanted on Canada-Wide Arrest Warrant has been arrested in connection with the Home Invasion Peel Regional Police arrested William Michael Gilmore also known as Liam Gilmore 19 years of age on a Canada Wide Warrant at a Brampton Ontario residence last night Sunday March 17 at 10:18 p.m., Eastern ...

(Update) There is a large police presence in the Montague Rd. area of Loon Lake in relation to an ongoing investigation

**** Via RCMP UPDATE: RCMP officers have safely taken the man into custody. Investigators will remain on Montague Rd. to continue with the investigation. UPDATE – RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment with the assistance of Halifax Regional Police is in LoonLake on Montague Rd. responding to a situation involving a person who has barricaded themselves inside ...

Police seeking information after shooting in North Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Police seeking information after shooting in North Preston The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is seeking information in relation to a shooting in North Preston that left one man with life-threatening injuries. On March 14, at approximately 4:23 p.m., RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment, with assistance of Halifax Regional Police, responded to ...

New Glasgow Regional Police looking for assistance in locating a stolen vehicle involved in a home invasion

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police looking for assistance in locating a stolen vehicle involved in a home invasion New Glasgow Regional Police is looking for assistance in locating a stolen vehicle that was involved in a home invasion that occurred at a home on Albert Street, New Glasgow. On March 14, 2024, at ...

PUBLIC ADVISORY: There is a large police presence on Downey Rd. in North Preston

**** Via RCMP PUBLIC ADVISORY: There is a large police presence on Downey Rd. in North Preston in relation to an ongoing investigation into a reported shooting. Downey Rd. is impassible and residents are asked to avoid the area to allow the investigation to continue. Police believe this to be an isolated incident. ...

UPDATE – Municipal statement regarding Grand Parade and ongoing support to those experiencing homelessness

**** HRM Media Release UPDATE – Municipal statement regarding Grand Parade and ongoing support to those experiencing homelessness Over the past several weeks, the municipality has been taking a number of steps to provide supports to those experiencing homelessness in our region, and particularly to those sleeping rough in de-designated locations. All de-designated locations are ...

Halifax Regional Police have charged two men in relation to an armed robbery in Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Police lay robbery charges Halifax Regional Police have charged two men in relation to an armed robbery in Bedford yesterday. On March 13, at approximately 1:55 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery in progress at Charm Diamond Centres at 1658 Bedford Highway. Two men with hammers entered the store, ...

Police presence in Bedford

HRP are at Bedford Place Mall after an unconfirmed report of a robbery. More information when available . . . ...

Kings District RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a home on Aylesford Rd. in Morristown

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man after stabbing in Morristown On March 12, at approximately 8:20 p.m., Kings District RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a home on Aylesford Rd. in Morristown. Upon arrival at the scene, RCMP officers located a 31-year-old man who had been stabbed with a knife by ...

Halifax Regional Police is continuing to investigate an assault with a weapon in relation to a stolen motor vehicle that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate stolen motor vehicle Halifax Regional Police is continuing to investigate an assault with a weapon in relation to a stolen motor vehicle that occurred in Halifax last week and are releasing additional photos of the suspects. On March 8 at approximately 3:30 a.m., RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment ...

UPDATE: Help the RCMP find Anthony Schofield

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Help the RCMP find Anthony Schofield The RCMP continues to ask for the public’s assistance in locating 46-year-old Anthony Schofield, who was last seen in Rockland. On March 4, Kings District RCMP received a report of a missing person. RCMP officers learned that Anthony Schofield was last seen in the ...

UPDATE: Missing man found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found deceased The 43-year-old man who was reported missing from Eskasoni on February 10 has been found deceased. The investigation is ongoing; however, the man’s death is not believed to be suspicious in nature. ...

(Update) Police presence in Dartmouth – Assault Investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate assault Halifax Regional Police are investigating an assault that occurred this morning in Dartmouth. At approximately 8:30 a.m., police responded to the 200 block of Wyse Road in relation to an injured person. Officers located a man in his 50s with non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital. The ...

Northeast RCMP Traffic Services – Cape Breton charge man with drug trafficking

**** RCMP Media Release Northeast RCMP Traffic Services – Cape Breton charge man with drug trafficking Northeast RCMP Traffic Services – Cape Breton, has charged a man from Clarenville, Newfoundland, with drug trafficking. On March 2, as a result of an ongoing investigation and tips received from the public, Northeast RCMP Traffic Services – Cape ...

Update: Help the RCMP find Cody Duane MacDonald

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Help the RCMP find Cody Duane MacDonald The RCMP continues to ask for the public’s assistance in locating 29-year-old Cody Duane MacDonald, who was last seen in Grande Anse. On March 4, Richmond County District RCMP received a report of a missing person. RCMP officers learned that Cody Duane MacDonald attended a ...

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a home invasion and shooting that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate home invasion and shooting Halifax Regional Police are investigating a home invasion and shooting that occurred in Halifax last night. At approximately 1 a.m., police responded to a residence in the 6000 block of London Street for reports gun fire. The suspects entered the residence where a firearm was ...

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break and Enter Halifax Regional Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred in Dartmouth last night. At approximately 1:30 a.m., police responded to a residence in the 0 to 100 block of Thistle Street for a break and enter in progress. The suspect fled when approached by ...

Millbrook RCMP charge two men with Attempt to Commit Murder following shooting

**** RCMP Media Release Millbrook RCMP charge two men with Attempt to Commit Murder following shooting Millbrook RCMP has charged two men with multiple offences, including Attempt to Commit Murder, following a shooting in the community on Saturday. On March 9, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Millbrook RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in ...

Pictou County District RCMP has arrested five people following a vehicle theft and flight from police

**** RCMP Media Release Police arrest five people following flight from police Pictou County District RCMP has arrested five people following a vehicle theft and flight from police in Pictou County. On March 9, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Pictou County District RCMP was advised by Westville Police of a stolen Toyota Camry fleeing the town ...

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 in Halifax yesterday. At approximately 3:20 p.m., officers responded to a robbery that had just occurred in the area of the 1000 block of Barrington Street. A man with a knife approached another man, who was walking in the ...

(Update) Municipal statement regarding the Grand Parade de-designated location

**** HRM Media Release UPDATE – Municipal statement regarding the Grand Parade de-designated location Over the past several weeks, the municipality has been taking a number of steps to provide supports to those experiencing homelessness in our region, and particularly to those sleeping rough in de-designated locations. Since February 7, of the approximately 55 people ...

New Glasgow Regional Police charge three persons with Attempted Murder

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police charge three persons with Attempted Murder New Glasgow Regional Police has charged three persons with attempted murder and several firearms offences in relation to the ongoing attempted murder investigation on Washington Street New Glasgow, that occurred on February 16, 2024. The 30-year-old victim received life threatening ...

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment investigating fatal collision with train

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment investigating fatal collision with train RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment are investigating a fatal collision between a man and a passenger train near Wellington. On March 9, 2024 at approximately 6:23 p.m., Lower Sackville RCMP Detachment, and emergency services, responded to a report of a person having been ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Scott Shawn Brown

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Scott Shawn Brown RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 50-year-old Scott Shawn Brown, from Gaetz Brook, who was last seen on February 28, 2024. Brown is described as approximately 5-foot-7. He has a slim build and short dark hair. It is ...

(Update) Dangerous People with Firearm in Millbrook

**** Update via RCMP The dangerous person alert has been cancelled for Colchester County following a report of shots fired in Millbrook: The dangerous person alert that was issued for Colchester County has been cancelled. RCMP officers have taken two suspects into custody. Officers do not believe there are additional suspects. There is no longer ...

Officers are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who approached a girl this afternoon on the way home from school

**** HRP Media Release Suspicious circumstance Suspicious circumstance Police officers are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who approached a girl who was on the way home from school this afternoon. Today, March 8, between 3:05 – 3:15 p.m., a 10-year-old girl was walking home from school on Rosedale Avenue in Halifax ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating an assault with a weapon in relation to a stolen motor vehicle that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate stolen motor vehicle Halifax Regional Police is investigating an assault with a weapon in relation to a stolen motor vehicle that occurred in Halifax early this morning and are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect. At approximately 3:30 a.m., RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment received a report of ...

Meteghan RCMP seeking information from the public in attempted arson investigation / South Shore Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge two men with drug offences / Halifax Regional Police has laid charges in relation to three robberies that occurred in the region

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan RCMP seeking information from the public in attempted arson investigation Meteghan RCMP is investigating an attempted arson after a Molotov cocktail was thrown at a residence in Meteghan. This morning, at approximately 4:50 a.m., Meteghan RCMP responded to a report of shots fired and a suspected fire at a home ...

Police have charged one person in relation to cashing fraudulent cheques

**** HRP Media Release Police lay fraud charges Police have charged one person in relation to cashing fraudulent cheques earlier this week in Dartmouth. On March 5 at approximately 5:05 p.m., Halifax Regional Police were called to the TD Bank, located at 97 Portland Street in Dartmouth, for a fraud in progress. Officers arrested the ...

UPDATE – Municipal statement regarding de-designated locations

**** HRM Media Release UPDATE – Municipal statement regarding de-designated locations Over the past several weeks, the municipality has been taking a number of steps to provide supports to those experiencing homelessness in our region, and particularly to those sleeping rough in de-designated locations. Since February 7, of the approximately 55 people in these locations, ...

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment’s Street Crime Enforcement Unit has charged a woman in relation to drugs seized in Middle Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment charge a woman with drug offences RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment’s Street Crime Enforcement Unit has charged a woman in relation to drugs seized in Middle Sackville. On March 6, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit, assisted by uniformed officers from the RCMP Halifax ...

Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit arrest two people in relation to drug and weapon offences

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit arrest two people in relation to drug and weapon offences The Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has arrested two people in relation to drugs and weapons seized at a home in River John. On February 29, 2024, the Pictou County Integrated SCEU, ...

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has charged a man involved in a robbery that turned violent in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge a man involved in robbery RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has charged a man involved in a robbery that turned violent in Lower Sackville. On March 6, at approximately 6:35 p.m., RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment responded to a report of an assault that occurred at a hardware store on Sackville ...

Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating two home invasions that occurred in Tanners Settlement

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP investigate home invasions Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating two home invasions that occurred in Tanners Settlement. On March 5, at approximately 2:47 p.m., Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a report of an intoxicated and distraught man at the intersection of Grimm Rd. and Tanners Settlement. Upon arrival at ...

(Update) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located The 56-year-old man whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating on March 6 has been located and was safe. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance. We ask you to consider removing associated name and images from your social media.   ...

Meteghan RCMP has charged a man with firearm offences following a police checkpoint in Church Point

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan RCMP charge a man with firearm offences Meteghan RCMP has charged a man with firearm offences following a police checkpoint in Church Point. On February 22, at approximately 9:33 p.m., Meteghan RCMP were conducting a police checkpoint on Hwy. 1 verifying documents and drivers’ sobriety when a Toyota Tacoma approached ...

The Eskasoni RCMP Detachment has charged a man with drug trafficking offences

**** RCMP Media Release Eskasoni RCMP Detachment charge man with drug offences The Eskasoni RCMP Detachment has charged a man with drug trafficking offences after a search warrant was executed in Eskasoni. On March 1, 2024, officers of the Eskasoni RCMP Detachment, with the assistance of the RCMP Northeast Traffic Services and the Victoria County ...

Missing man: Help the RCMP find Cody Duane MacDonald

**** RCMP Media Release Missing man: Help the RCMP find Cody Duane MacDonald Richmond County District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 29-year-old Cody Duane MacDonald, who was last seen February 29 in Grande Anse. MacDonald is described as 5-foot-10, 145 lbs. He has brown hair and blue eyes. MacDonald was last seen ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The 31-year-old man who was reported missing from Lower Sackville yesterday has been located safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a home invasion that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate home invasion Halifax Regional Police is investigating a home invasion that occurred in Halifax early this morning. At approximately 3:05 a.m. officers were called to a report of a break and enter in progress at a residence on Stoneham Court. Four men, who were unknown to the occupants, broke ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Anthony Schofield

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Anthony Schofield Kings District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 46-year-old Anthony Schofield, from Rockland, who was last seen on February 20, 2024. Schofield is described as approximately 5-foot-7, 170 lbs. He has brown hair and blue eyes. When someone goes missing, it ...

West Hants RCMP has referred a matter to the Nova Scotia Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) following the death of a man under arrest

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants RCMP refer matter to Serious Incident Response Team West Hants RCMP has referred a matter to the Nova Scotia Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) following the death of a man under arrest. On March 2 at approximately 4:00 a.m., West Hants RCMP officers responded to a 911 call of ...

Municipal statement regarding the Victoria Park de-designated location

**** HRM Media Release Municipal statement regarding the Victoria Park de-designated location Over the past several weeks, the municipality has been taking a number of steps to provide supports to those experiencing homelessness in our region, and particularly to those sleeping rough in de-designated locations. This morning, the municipality continues to move this process forward. ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a stabbing that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate stabbing. Halifax Regional Police is investigating a stabbing that occurred in Dartmouth last night. At 1103 p.m., Police responded to a report of an injured person in the 100 block of Caledonia Road. Officers arrived on scene and located a man who had been stabbed. He was transported to ...

New Glasgow Regional Police seizes drugs during traffic stop

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police seizes drugs during traffic stop On March 1, 2024, at approximately 9:25 pm, New Glasgow Regional Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on East River Road and Marsh Street, New Glasgow. NGRP Officers approached the vehicle, with three occupants inside and spoke with a 31-year-old male driver ...

UPDATE: Wandering child found safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Wandering child found safe The wandering child reported yesterday has been identified and found safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with this incident through social media shares and offering tips.   ...

(Update) Police seeking information after child seen wandering in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Wandering child found safe The wandering child reported yesterday has been identified and found safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with this incident through social media shares and offering tips.   Police seeking information after child seen wandering in Lower Sackville RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is seeking information after ...

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is seeking information in relation to shots fired at a home in East Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Police seeking information after shots fired in East Preston RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is seeking information in relation to shots fired at a home in East Preston. On March 2, 2024, at approximately 6:36 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of shots fired at a residence located on William ...

The Truro Police Service responded to an altercation between students at the Cobequid Educational Centre

**** Via Truro Police The Truro Police Service responded to an altercation between students at the Cobequid Educational Centre at approximately 12:00 pm today (Mar 1/24). The school went in lockdown as a precaution. Truro Police responded quickly and controlled the situation. The lockdown has since been lifted and Truro Police remain on scene and ...

Man Convicted Must Pay Restitution to the Nova Scotia SPCA

**** NS SPCA Release Convicted Must Pay Restitution to the Nova Scotia SPCA Kuper Oldham, 21, of Wallace, has been convicted of causing an animal to be in distress, contrary to section 26 (1) of the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia. The court has ordered Oldham to pay restitution to the Nova Scotia SPCA ...

A current look at the homeless camp on Green Rd in Dartmouth

A current look at the homeless camp on Green Rd in Dartmouth Repost via HRM Green Road Park Municipal housing and homelessness staff have also been communicating with people sleeping rough at Green Road Park in Dartmouth. Security staff will be reallocated from the de-designated location at Grand Parade to the Green Road Park in ...

Police continue to investigate murder of Corey Willam Murphy

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate murder of Corey Willam Murphy Saturday will mark the 20th anniversary of the murder of Corey William Murphy and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. On March 2, 2004, at approximately 7:45 p.m., police were dispatched to a call ...

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has charged a man with Assault with a Weapon following an incident in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged with Assault with a Weapon RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has charged a man with Assault with a Weapon following an incident in Lower Sackville. On February 27, at approximately 4:45 p.m., RCMP officers responded to a report of an assault that occurred at a ball field on Cobequid Rd. ...

Budget 2024-25 is Building Nova Scotia, Faster

**** CNS Media Release Budget 2024-25 is Building Nova Scotia, Faster Income tax fairness, a universal lunch program for children in public schools, more resources for healthcare and more support for Nova Scotians to meet their needs are key aspects of this year’s provincial budget. Today, February 29, Finance and Treasury Board Minister Allan MacMaster tabled Budget 2024–25: ...

Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge man with drug offences

**** RCMP Media Release Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge man with drug offences The Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (VISCEU) has charged a man with numerous offences after a search warrant was executed in Kentville. On February 28, 2024, officers of the VISCEU, with the assistance of the Kentville Police Service General ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing youth found safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth found safe The 13-year-old youth who was reported missing yesterday from Beaver Bank has been found safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ...

Yarmouth Rural RCMP Detachment charge four people with theft of copper in Tusket Falls

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth Rural RCMP charge four with theft of copper Yarmouth Rural RCMP Detachment charge four people with theft of copper in Tusket Falls. On February 28, at approximately 12:58 a.m., Yarmouth Rural RCMP officers responded to a break and enter in progress at a Nova Scotia Power site on Benny’s Ln. ...

Municipal statement about encampments and de-designated locations

**** HRM Media Release Municipal statement about encampments and de-designated locations Important progress continues to be made in supporting those experiencing homelessness to move indoors, since issuing the municipal statement on February 7 regarding the closure and de-designation of five locations for outdoor sheltering, with the Notice to Vacate by February 26. Further to the progress announced in the municipal ...

Tense moments after reports of a person falling overboard from a Halifax ferry

Tense moments after reports of a person falling overboard from a Halifax ferry not long ago. A scramble to rescue the person who was pulled from the water and is headed to shore for medical attention ...

Income Assistance Changes Help Nova Scotians Connect to Workforce, Keep More Money

**** CNS Media Release Income Assistance Changes Help Nova Scotians Connect to Workforce, Keep More Money ——————————————————- Changes to the income assistance program will help people reconnect to the workforce and ensure those who are working keep more of their earned income. “I’m focused on helping vulnerable Nova Scotians during these challenging financial times,” said Brendan ...

The Special Victims Section of the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged a man with Sexual Assault following an incident in Lawrencetown

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge a man with Sexual Assault The Special Victims Section of the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged a man with Sexual Assault following an incident in Lawrencetown. On September 11, 2023, RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment received a complaint of sexual assault. Officers learned that a man was using Facebook ...

Auditor General to File Complaint with the RCMP After Liberal Association Investigation

**** NS Auditor General Release Auditor General to File Complaint with the RCMP After Liberal Association Investigation The Auditor General plans to file a complaint with the RCMP after completing her investigation into the misuse of public funds at the Liberal Association of Nova Scotia. The AG’s work on the report started in 2022 following ...

UPDATE: Missing woman, child, found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman found deceased The 36-year-old Ruth Falls woman who was last seen at approximately 2 a.m. on Saturday, February 24, has been found deceased. UPDATE UPDATE 1:45 p.m.: Missing child found deceased February 27, 2024, Ruth Falls, Nova Scotia The 3-year-old boy who was last seen at approximately 2 ...

(Update) RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has referred a fatal crash to SiRT following an attempt to conduct a traffic stop

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment refers fatal crash to SiRT RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has referred a fatal crash to SiRT following an attempt to conduct a traffic stop. At approximately 7:05 p.m. RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment members attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1800 of Hammonds ...

West Hants RCMP Detachment charge three people with theft offences

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants RCMP Detachment charge three people with theft offences West Hants RCMP Detachment has charged three people with multiple offences following a shoplifting call in Windsor. On February 7, 2024, at approximately 10:14 a.m. West Hants RCMP officers responded to a shoplifting complaint at a business on Cole Dr. in ...

Update: RCMP charge man with attempted murder in Paqtnkek

**** RCMP Media Release Update: RCMP charge man with attempted murder in Paqtnkek Antigonish County District RCMP have charged a man with attempted murder and other offenses following multiple assaults that occurred on Paqtnkek First Nation. As a result of the investigation, Antigonish County District RCMP has charged Allan Michael Paul with: Attempt to Commit ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing woman found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman found deceased The 36-year-old Ruth Falls woman who was last seen at approximately 2 a.m. on Saturday, February 24, has been found deceased. UPDATE UPDAT 1:45 p.m.: Missing child found deceased February 27, 2024, Ruth Falls, Nova Scotia The 3-year-old boy who was last seen at approximately 2 ...

Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating a fatal house fire that occurred in Advocate Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal residential fire Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating a fatal house fire that occurred in Advocate Harbour. On February 19, at approximately 5 p.m., Cumberland County District RCMP and fire responded to a residential fire on Hwy. 209. When RCMP officers arrived at the scene, the home and a barn were engulfed in ...

(Update) Three people attended a store on Pine Grove Rd. in Cookville and stole a Champion generator – Lunenburg

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE – The three people who attended a store on Pine Grove Rd. in Cookville and stole a Champion generator on February 14 have been identified. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their shares on social media.   Hey Lunenburg! Do you recognize these people? On February 14, ...

Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge two people with drug and weapon offences

**** RCMP Media Release Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge two people with drug and weapon offences The Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit has charged two people with drug and weapon offences after a search warrant at a home in Greenwood. On February 8, 2024, the Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with ...

Police have charged one person in relation to multiple fraudulent credit card purchases throughout the region

**** HRP Media Release Police lay fraud charges Police have charged one person in relation to multiple fraudulent credit card purchases throughout the region this month. Between February 15 and February 20, the suspect made several purchases of construction materials from suppliers in the Halifax region. On February 21, officers arrested the man in relation ...

Current status of two homeless camps in HRM 

Current status of two homeless camps in HRM   The current view at Geary St in Dartmouth. The wooded area once had multiple homeless shelters. Today is an eviction day at several homeless encampments in HRM. The current view at Victoria Parkt in Halifax.  The area has multiple homeless shelters across the park. Today is an ...

Digby RCMP is investigating a fatal ATV crash that occurred yesterday in Sissiboo Grand Lake

**** RCMP Media Release Digby RCMP investigating fatal ATV crash Digby RCMP is investigating a fatal ATV crash that occurred yesterday in Sissiboo Grand Lake. February 25, at approximately 5:15 p.m., Digby RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a report of an ATV crash that occurred on a logging route along Fourth Lake Rd. RCMP ...

Government Announces Plan for Climate-Resilient Coastal Communities, Homes

**** CNS Media Release Government Announces Plan for Climate-Resilient Coastal Communities, Homes ———————————————————————————————- Climate change is causing rising sea levels and stronger storms which can lead to more storm surge flooding and erosion, which put people and properties at risk. Nova Scotians living by the coast and municipalities now have new resources to make their ...

Veterinary Hospital to create new Nova Scotia SPCA Record on World Spay Day

**** NS SPCA Release   Veterinary Hospital to create new Nova Scotia SPCA Record on World Spay Day Helping pet parents every day comes naturally to the team at the Nova Scotia SPCA Veterinary Hospital. But setting a record for the most spays and neuters in one day? Turns out it makes them excited. “Our ...

The Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit has charged four people with drug offences after a targeted traffic stop in North Kentville

**** RCMP Media Release Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge four people with drug offences The Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit has charged four people with drug offences after a targeted traffic stop in North Kentville. On February 15, 2024, the Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with assistance from the Kings District ...

Todays weather for the Halifax area

Mostly sunny and breezy today with a high of -1c (-20c windchill in the morning and -3c windchill in the afternoon). Cloudy and breezy tonight with a low of -11c (-13c windchill) ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing woman located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located safe The 31-year-old woman who was reported missing from Oxford earlier today has been located safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The 63-year-old man who was reported missing from Salmon River yesterday has been located safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ...

Cumberland County District RCMP requests public assistance to identify persons of interest

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP requests public assistance to identify persons of interest Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating thefts of propane tanks from three locations in Cumberland County in the early morning hours of February 21 and 22. On February 21 at approximately 2:00 a.m. two people attended a market on ...

Halifax Regional Police is currently on scene at a Halifax high school in relation to a disturbance

**** HRP Media Release Police on scene of disturbance Halifax Regional Police is currently on scene at a Halifax high school in relation to a disturbance. At approximately 12:25 p.m. officers received reports of groups of students fighting at Halifax West High School located at 283 Thomas Raddall Drive. A number of youths have been ...

More Public Housing for Nova Scotians

**** CNS Media Release More Public Housing for Nova Scotians ————————————————– More public housing is coming faster for Nova Scotians. Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister John Lohr and Halifax MP Andy Fillmore, on behalf of Sean Fraser, federal Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, announced today, February 23, the locations of new public housing units in ...

Lunenburg District RCMP is seeking information on the whereabouts of a man currently wanted on a province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant Lunenburg District RCMP is seeking information on the whereabouts of a man currently wanted on a province-wide arrest warrant. Christian Andre Dionne, 34, from Harbourville, is currently facing charges of: Assault Causing Bodily Harm Overcoming Resistance to the Commission of an Offence Forcible Confinement Uttering Threats (two counts) ...

Police continue to investigate the disappearance of Devon Sinclair Marsman

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the disappearance of Devon Sinclair Marsman Tomorrow marks the second anniversary of the disappearance of Devon Sinclair Marsman, and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. Devon was last seen February 24, 2022, in the Spryfield area of Halifax. Devon ...

Annapolis District RCMP charges man after recovering stolen property in Inglisville / RCMP investigate multiple assaults in Paqtnkek

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP charges man after recovering stolen property in Inglisville Annapolis District RCMP executed a search warrant at a property in Inglisville as part of an ongoing investigation and recovered stolen property. In December of 2023, Annapolis District RCMP received information from the public regarding possible stolen property located on ...

Police have laid firearms charges against five people in relation to an incident in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police lay firearms charges Police have laid firearms charges against five people in relation to an incident in Dartmouth that occurred earlier this week. On February 20 at approximately 8:30 p.m., officers responded to a weapons call in the area of Albro Lake Road. Police attended a residence and arrested five ...

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is seeking information on the whereabouts of a man currently wanted on a province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is seeking information on the whereabouts of a man currently wanted on a province-wide arrest warrant. Scott Evan Higgins, 38, from the Halifax Regional Municipality, is currently facing a charge of: Failure to Comply With a Court Order Higgins is described as 5-foot-9, ...

Province Ensures Family-Centred Child-Care Policies, Helps Operators Manage Costs

**** CNS Media Release Province Ensures Family-Centred Child-Care Policies, Helps Operators Manage Costs ————————————————————— Nova Scotia families will no longer be faced with wait-list or registration fees to attend provincially licensed and funded early learning and child-care programs. Under 2024-25 child-care operator funding agreements, the Department is banning wait-list and registration fees, which conflict with ...

Woman wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

**** New Glasgow Police Release Woman wanted on province-wide arrest warrant New Glasgow Regional Police has obtained a Warrant for the Arrest of a womean in relation to an attempted murder investigation on Washington Street New Glasgow, that occurred on February 16, 2024. Angela Lynn Taylor 48, who may be residing in Pictou County, is ...

More Support for Farmers Impacted by Extreme Weather, Wildfires in 2023

**** CNS Media Release More Support for Farmers Impacted by Extreme Weather, Wildfires in 2023 ————————————————————————————————————– Farmers and other agricultural producers recovering from losses and damage due to the extreme weather or wildfires during the spring and summer of 2023 can now access new funding from the Province. “Wildfires, floods, ongoing rain and wet conditions ...

UPDATE: Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit charge a third person in relation to the homicide of Natacha Leroy

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit charge a third person in relation to the homicide of Natacha Leroy The Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit has charged a third person in relation to the homicide of Natacha Leroy. On February 19, 2024, Cody Alexander Russell, 29, was safely arrested in ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Joseph Beals

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Joseph Beals Today marks the third anniversary of the murder of Joseph Beals, and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. On February 20, 2021, at approximately 2:10 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to reports of a single ...

Officers got a seal of approval from this pup Monday morning

**** Info via Cape Breton Regional Police Officers got a seal of approval from this pup Monday morning The seal had made its way onto shore near the wharf on Commercial Street in North Sydney, where it was acting frightened and barking when anyone got near, unsure of how to make its way back to ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a shooting yesterday in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police lay attempted murder charges Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a shooting yesterday in Dartmouth. On February 19, 2024 at approximately 3:10 a.m., police received a report of gun shots in the area Catherine Street and Lahey Road in Dartmouth. Officers arrived on scene and located a 21-year-old man with a gunshot wound. He was taken ...

Pictou County District RCMP charge three men with drug and weapons offences

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP charge three men with drug and weapons offences Pictou County District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has charged three men following a search of two homes in Pictou. On February 15, at approximately 9:30 a.m. RCMP officers from Pictou County District RCMP SCEU, with the assistance ...

Police responded to a fatal workplace incident that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate fatal workplace incident Police responded to a fatal workplace incident that occurred in Halifax yesterday. At approximately 11:40 a.m., officers responded to a workplace injury at the Irving Shipbuilding at 3099 Barrington Street. A 43-year-old man was struck by a piece of equipment and pronounced deceased at the scene. ...

Police have cleared the scene of a weapons call from earlier today in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police have cleared the scene of a weapons call from earlier today in Dartmouth One man is currently in hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.  A man was taken into custody a short distance away in Dartmouth and remains in custody at this time. Members of the ...

Unifor MWF Local 1 member at Halifax Shipyard dies following workplace incident

****  Release via UNIFOR Unifor MWF Local 1 member at Halifax Shipyard dies following workplace incident Unifor is mourning the tragic loss of a MWF Local 1 member at the Irving Halifax Shipyard. The worker died today following a workplace incident that is currently under investigation. Our deepest and most heartfelt sympathies and solidarity are ...

Update: Help the RCMP find Pierro Michael Johnson (Jr)

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Help the RCMP find Pierro Michael Johnson (Jr) Eskasoni RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 43-year-old Pierro Michael Johnson (Jr), who was reported missing February 10 in Eskasoni. Investigators have received information that Pierro Michael Johnson (Jr) may be in the Sydney area. Johnson, who is also known ...

Irving Shipyards suspends work

This has, been posted by Irving Shipyards and is likely due to a reported workplace accident. More information when available. “The 2nd shift (afternoon/night shift) and 3rdshift (back shift) at all Irving Shipbuilding sites is cancelled today, February 19, 2024.” ...

RCMP Provincial Internet Child Exploitation Unit charge Chapel Island man with child pornography offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Provincial Internet Child Exploitation Unit charge Chapel Island man with child pornography offences The RCMP Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a Chapel Island man with child pornography offences. On February 8, the RCMP’s ICE Unit, assisted by Richmond County District RCMP and RCMP Digital Forensic Services, executed ...

Halifax Regional Police are currently on scene at a weapons call in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police on scene at weapons call Halifax Regional Police are currently on scene at a weapons call in Dartmouth. At approximately 03:10 AM hours, police received a call of possible gun shots, officers arrived on scene in the area of Catherine Street and Lahey Road in Dartmouth, and located evidence of ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man found safe

Missing man: Help the RCMP find Jason Heim UPDATE: Missing man found safe The 32-year-old man who was reported missing yesterday from Truro Heights has been found safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips.   ...

New Glasgow Regional Police is investigating a shooting that occurred on Washington Street, in New Glasgow

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police is investigating a shooting that occurred on Washington Street, in New Glasgow On February 16, at approximately 5:40 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a report of a shooting that occurred on Washington Street New Glasgow. A 30-year-old male was already at the Aberdeen Hospital at ...

(Update) Cumberland County District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man in relation to an assault that occurred on February

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested Christopher Charles Mattinson, 33, who was wanted out of Little River on a province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested. Mattinson is being held in custody and will appear in Amherst Provincial Court today. Cumberland County District RCMP would like to thank ...

Halifax Regional Police is continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred in Halifax last month

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate robbery Halifax Regional Police is continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred in Halifax last month and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect. On January 14, at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a stabbing that had occurred in the area ...

Police lay impersonation charges

**** HRP Media Release Police lay impersonation charges Police have laid impersonation charges in relation to an incident that occurred in Halifax last year. On October 17, 2023, police received a report of a person who had accessed a social media account associated with a government employee, that was not their own, and sent out ...

Dartmouth Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program

Dartmouth Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program ——————————————————– The Province is offering a reward of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the homicide of 34-year-old Nelson Tyrelle Beals. “We need the public’s help for information on the death of Mr. Beals, no matter how small it ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man found safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found safe The 38-year-old man who was reported missing yesterday from Berwick has been found safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ...

Kentville Police Service have charged one person with firearms offences after a search warrant was executed at a home in North Kentville

**** Kentville Police Release Kentville Police Service lay firearms charges. Kentville Police Service have charged one person with firearms offences after a search warrant was executed at a home in North Kentville. On February 12, 2024, Kentville Police Service, assisted by the Kings District RCMP executed a search warrant at a home on Lamont Road, ...

Suspect in sexual assault identified

**** HRP Media Release Suspect in sexual assault identified Halifax Regional Police has identified the subject of a sexual assault after requesting assistance from the public on February 8 to identify the man. The subject turned himself into police yesterday, and the investigation remains ongoing. We thank the public and the media for their assistance. ...

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is investigating a hate motived mischief that occurred in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seeking information about a hate motivated mischief RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is investigating a hate motived mischief that occurred in Lower Sackville. On February 12, at approximately 12:30 p.m., while on patrol, an officer of the RCMP Community Action Response Team from Halifax Regional Detachment observed various forms of graffiti ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged two people in relation to a robbery yesterday in Dartmouth / Police arrest two youths as a result of investigation into conspiracy to commit murder

**** HRP Media Release Police lay robbery charges Halifax Regional Police has charged two people in relation to a robbery yesterday in Dartmouth. At approximately 11:25 a.m. officers responded to a robbery that occurred at the Sobeys located at 210 Wyse Road. Two people came into the store and stole merchandise. When an employee approached ...

15 New Provincial Parks to be Designated, Two Expanded 

**** CNS Media Release 15 New Provincial Parks to be Designated, Two Expanded  ——————————————————————————————- NOTE: The list of parks follows this release. ——————————————————————————————- Nova Scotians will soon be able to enjoy 15 new provincial parks and more space at two others. These designations of Crown land will put the Province more than halfway to its ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing youth of Murray Siding found safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth of Murray Siding found safe The 15-year-old youth who was reported missing early this morning from Murray Siding has been found safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. Colchester County District RCMP is asking for the ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing youth of Fall River found safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth of Fall River found safe The 17-year-old youth who was reported missing yesterday from Fall River has been found safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a stabbing that occurred in Halifax last night

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate stabbing Halifax Regional Police is investigating a stabbing that occurred in Halifax last night. Officers received a report of an injured person in the area of the 2100 block of Barrington Street. An altercation had occurred at that location at approximately 8:40 p.m. Two men were in a dispute ...

Mayor Mike Savage has stated that he will not be running in the 2024 municipal election

Mayor Mike Savage has stated that he will not be running in the 2024 municipal election during an announcement in Halifax ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to an assault that occurred in Halifax / Halifax Regional Police has charged a woman in relation to a robbery that occurred last month in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police lay assault charges Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to an assault that occurred in Halifax on the weekend. On February 10 at approximately 11:45 p.m. officers responded to a disturbance outside of the Economy Shoe Shop on Argyle Street. A man had been removed from 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 in Halifax last week. On February 9 at approximately 9:40 p.m. officer responded to a robbery that had occurred in the area of Duffus Street and Novalea Drive. Two youths approached a man, who was traveling on a Halifax ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found deceased The 43-year-old man who was reported missing from Eskasoni on February 10 has been found deceased. The investigation is ongoing; however, the man’s death is not believed to be suspicious in nature. ...

Annapolis District RCMP has charged a man following a serious incident in Torbrook

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge a man with firearm offences Annapolis District RCMP has charged a man following a serious incident in Torbrook. Yesterday, at approximately 9:50 a.m., Annapolis District RCMP responded to a firearms complaint at a home on Torbrook rd. RCMP officers learned that a man and a woman had attended the ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 210A Windmill Road

**** Via HRFE Fire Investigation Summary for 210A Windmill Road January 13, 2024 This fire involved a single unit dwelling. There were no injuries and no fatalities. The area of origin was the kitchen. The ignition source was the stove. Unattended cooking on a stove top resulting in a fire that spread to wall mounted ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing woman found safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman found safe The 60-year-old woman who was reported missing yesterday from River John has been found safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ...

(Update) RCMP in Lake Echo on Hwy 7 responding to a situation involving a man barricaded inside a home

**** RCMP Media Release Update 10:02 p.m.: RCMP officers have taken the man into custody safely. The power was temporarily turned off to work towards a peaceful resolution. It will be turned back on shortly.   Update 9:38 p.m.: An RCMP negotiator is attempting to make contact with the barricaded man. Hwy 7 continues to be ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged three people with drug trafficking and weapons charges in relation to a search conducted in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police lay drug, weapons and drug trafficking charges Halifax Regional Police has charged three people with drug trafficking and weapons charges in relation to a search conducted in Halifax today. Early this morning members of the Quick Response Unit, along with members from the Emergency Response Team and Patrol Division, conducted ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Bedford last night. At approximately 8:30 p.m. officers responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Sobeys Fast Fuel at 89 Peakview Way. A man entered the store, with what is believed to be a firearm, ...

Pictou County District RCMP charge a man who threatened a plow operator and firearm offences

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP charge a man who threatened a plow operator and firearm offences Pictou County District RCMP has charged a man with Uttering Threats and firearms offences in Pictou. On February 6, at approximately 2:48 p.m., Pictou County District RCMP, with the assistance from New Glasgow Regional Police, responded ...

(Update) Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred in Dartmouth last month and are asking the public for assistance in identifying a suspect

**** HRP Media Release Suspect in sexual assault identified Halifax Regional Police has identified the subject of a sexual assault after requesting assistance from the public on February 8 to identify the man. The subject turned himself into police yesterday, and the investigation remains ongoing. We thank the public and the media for their assistance. ...

SiRT Concludes Investigation into Collision Resulting in Serious Injuries

**** SiRT Media Release SiRT Concludes Investigation into Collision Resulting in Serious Injuries ————————————————————————————— The Interim Director of the Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) found no reasonable grounds to believe that a member of the Amherst Police committed a criminal offence in connection with serious injuries sustained by a male and female in a collision. ...

West Hants RCMP Detachment is seeking the assistance from the public to identify a person of interest in a suspicious incident that occurred on January 26, 2024 on Hwy. 1 in Falmouth

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants RCMP Detachment is seeking the assistance from the public to identify a person of interest in a suspicious incident that occurred on January 26, 2024 at 1:52 p.m. on Hwy. 1 in Falmouth The person is described as a man in his late teens/early twenties. The vehicle the person ...

Cape Breton Animal Shelter Evacuating due to Nova Scotia Storm

**** NS SPCA Release Cape Breton Animal Shelter Evacuating due to Nova Scotia Storm The Nova Scotia SPCA is starting the process of evacuating the Cape Breton Shelter amidst growing concerns about the roof after a record-breaking snowstorm. Ceilings and beams are starting to bow underneath the weight, and there is fear of the roof collapsing. ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Brandon Reginald Polegato

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Brandon Reginald Polegato Today marks the third anniversary of the murder of Brandon Reginald Polegato, and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. On February 7, 2021, at approximately 8:50 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons ...

Municipal statement about encampments and de-designating locations

**** HRM Media Release Municipal statement about encampments and de-designating locations Today, the municipality is closing and de-designating five of the 11 designated locations because better options now exist. The Province of Nova Scotia and service providers have identified indoor sheltering and supportive housing options; and we will all be working together to support residents ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man found safe

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

Kings District RCMP has charged two people with drug offences after a search warrant was executed at a home in New Minas

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP charge two people with drug offences Kings District RCMP has charged two people with drug offences after a search warrant was executed at a home in New Minas. On January 26, 2024, Kings District RCMP, assisted by the RCMP Emergency Response Team, RCMP Police Dog Service and Kentville ...

Cumberland County District RCMP recover $20,000 of stolen tools

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP recover $20,000 of stolen tools Cumberland County District RCMP has charged three people after a break-in and theft of approximately $20,000 tools from a construction site on Princess St. in Springhill. On January 22, Cumberland County District RCMP responded to a report of a break-in and theft ...

Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit investigating suspicious death

**** RCMP Media Release Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit investigating suspicious death Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating a suspicious death that occurred in Paq’tnkek. On January 4, shortly before 3:00 a.m., Antigonish County District RCMP responded to a report of a sudden death at a home on Petow Loop Extension in ...

RCMP investigates sexual assaults involving child victims

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates sexual assaults involving child victims  Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating sexual offences that occurred at a school. On October 25, 2023, Lunenburg District RCMP received a report of sexual assaults believed to have occurred at Pentz Elementary School involving a male employee and a child victim; the employee has ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Nathaniel Maurice Brown

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Nathaniel Maurice Brown Sunday marks the first anniversary of the murder of Nathaniel Maurice Brown, and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. On February 4, 2023, at approximately 11:20 p.m., police responded to a report of a ...

SiRT Investigating Serious Injuries Sustained During Arrest

**** SiRT Media Release SiRT Investigating Serious Injuries Sustained During Arrest The Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) is investigating a matter involving the arrest of a person that resulted in a fractured facial bone. On Tuesday, January 30, 2024, the RCMP responded to a complaint of a domestic disturbance in Sunnyville, Guysborough. Preliminary information suggests ...

Halifax Regional Police is advising all citizens, particularly those in the Halifax region, that a high-risk offender is residing in our community

**** HRP Media Release High-Risk Offender Notification: Harvey Joseph Venus In accordance with the Nova Scotia Release of High-Risk Offender Information Protocol, Halifax Regional Police is advising all citizens, particularly those in the Halifax region, that a high-risk offender is residing in our community. Harvey Joseph Venus, 38, has been released into the community following ...

Missing Person: Joseph Lauren Veinot

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Joseph Lauren Veinot Halifax Regional Police is continuing to seek the public’s assistance in locating a missing 44-year-old man. Joseph Lauren Veinot was reported missing to police on May 7, 2023, and was last seen on May 6, 2023, in the Spryfield area of Halifax. He is described as ...

Police investigation in Dartmouth

Police are on scene of a reported assault in the 0 – 20 block of Russell St in Dartmouth The incident occurred last night according to neighbours. More information when available. . . . . . . . . . . . . ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged four people with drug trafficking in relation to a search conducted in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police lay drug trafficking charges Halifax Regional Police has charged four people with drug trafficking in relation to a search conducted in Dartmouth yesterday. At approximately 2:15 p.m. members of the Drugs and Guns Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of a business on Highfield Park Drive ...

Victoria County District RCMP charge a man with aggravated assault

**** RCMP Media Release Victoria County District RCMP charge a man with aggravated assault Victoria County District RCMP, with the assistance of the Inverness County District RCMP, has charged a man with Aggravated Assault following an incident in Bay St. Lawrence. On January 31, at approximately 4:08 p.m., Victoria County District RCMP and Inverness County ...

Meteghan RCMP Detachment charge a man with four counts of Arson

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan RCMP Detachment charge a man with four counts of Arson Meteghan RCMP Detachment, with the assistance of the Digby RCMP Detachment, has charged a man with four counts of Arson in relation to incidents that occurred in St. Joseph. Between January 19 and 28, Meteghan RCMP Detachment responded to four ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged a woman with drug trafficking in relation to the search of a vehicle in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police lay drug trafficking charges Halifax Regional Police has charged a woman with drug trafficking in relation to the search of a vehicle in Dartmouth last night. At approximately 8 p.m. East Division patrol officers stopped a vehicle without a license plate travelling on Victoria Road in Dartmouth. Officers observed illegal ...

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment RCMP has arrested a man in relation to hate motivated threats that occurred in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest man in relation to hate motivated threats RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment RCMP has arrested a man in relation to hate motivated threats that occurred in Lower Sackville. On January 24, Halifax Regional Detachment RCMP responded to a report of hate motivated mischief at a business on Sackville Dr. RCMP officers ...

Annapolis District RCMP is investigating the theft of a side by side

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP is investigating the theft of a side by side Annapolis District RCMP is seeking the assistance from the public to help them locate a stolen side by side from Squirrel Town Rd. in New Albany. RCMP officers learned that the Side by Side broke down the day before ...

Missing person case considered suspicious – Truro Police

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service Criminal Investigation Division has been diligently working on the missing person investigation of Zackery Kellock. This investigation has been comprehensive and in-depth. On January 16, 2024, Truro Police Service responded to a report of a missing man who was believed to have been last seen on James ...

Colchester County District RCMP charge three people with drug and firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester County District RCMP charge three people with drug and firearms offences Colchester County District RCMP has charged three people with drug and firearms offences after a search warrant was executed at a home on Hwy. 311 in North River. On January 24, Colchester County District RCMP officers located a stolen ...

Fire results in no injuries but extensive damage to the residence

**** New Glasgow Police Release Fire results in no injuries but extensive damage to the residence On Monday January 29 at approximately 8:25 p.m., New Glasgow Fire Department, Stellarton Fire Department, Linacy Fire Department, Trenton Fire Department, New Glasgow Regional Police, Emergency Health Services and Nova Scotia Power responded to a structure fire at a residence ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery   Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Dartmouth. At 12:44 a.m. hours on Saturday January 27th, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Needs Convenience Store located at 100 Highfield Park Drive, in Dartmouth.  A man and a woman entered ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a break and enter into a jewelry store that occurred earlier this month

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate break and enter Halifax Regional Police is investigating a break and enter into a jewelry store that occurred earlier this month and is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects. On January 2 police received a report of a break and enter that had occurred at La Mine ...

(Update) Kings District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man wanted in relation to an assault on a peace officer

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested Colby Bond, 26, of Enfield, who was wanted on a province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their shares on social media.   Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant Kings District RCMP has ...

SiRT Concludes Investigation into House Fire

**** SiRT Media Release SiRT Concludes Investigation into House Fire The Interim Director of the Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) found no reasonable grounds to believe that a member of the RCMP committed a criminal offence in connection with a house that caught fire during a police operation in Eskasoni, Nova Scotia. On February 22, ...

Yarmouth Rural RCMP and fire services responded to a report of a fire at the Pembroke Wharf on Chegoggin Point Rd

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating boat fire On January 25, at approximately 10:50 p.m., Yarmouth Rural RCMP and fire services responded to a report of a fire at the Pembroke Wharf on Chegoggin Point Rd. Upon arrival at the scene, RCMP officers learned that three fishing boats, which were tied together at the dock, ...

Eskasoni RCMP Detachment charge a man after assault against two officers

**** RCMP Media Release Eskasoni RCMP Detachment charge a man after assault against two officers Eskasoni RCMP Detachment has charged a man who assaulted two officers following an incident on Spencers Lane in Eskasoni. On January 24, 2024, at approximately 9:03 a.m. Eskasoni RCMP Detachment responded to a report of a disturbance at a home ...

RCMP arrest two people and seize an estimated $160,000 worth of tobacco

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest two people and seize an estimated $160,000 worth of tobacco RCMP Northeast Traffic Services – Cape Breton (NETS-CB) has arrested a man and a woman following a traffic stop, in Millville, that resulted in an important seizure of unstamped tobacco. On January 19, 2024, at approximately 3:50 p.m., an ...

Officers are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who approached a girl earlier today in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Suspicious circumstance  Officers are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who approached a girl earlier today in Halifax.   At 1.pm. on January 25th, police were advised that at 11:52. am. a 13-year-old girl was walking on Prescott Street, near Duffus Street, when she noticed that a man was ...

Digby RCMP Detachment and Queens District RCMP are investigating a break and enter and a theft of vehicle involving the same person

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seeking information to identify a person of interest involved in two incidents Digby RCMP Detachment and Queens District RCMP are investigating a break and enter and a theft of vehicle involving the same person. On January 23, 2024, at approximately 11:37 p.m. Digby RCMP Detachment responded to a commercial alarm ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged two men in relation to a firearms investigation and search

**** HRP Media Release Police lay firearms charges Halifax Regional Police has charged two men in relation to a firearms investigation and search yesterday in Halifax. At approximately 10:10 p.m. members of the Quick Response Unit located two men, who were wanted in relation to outstanding warrants and ongoing investigations, at a hotel on Kearney ...

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

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge three people with drug offences West Hants RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has charged three people with drug offences following a traffic stop and a search warrant executed at a home in Hants Border. On January 18, 2024, the West Hants RCMP ...

Truro Police Service and RCMP Federal Intelligence Unit Seize Over $1 Million Worth of Drugs in Colchester County

**** Truro Police Release Truro Police Service and RCMP Federal Intelligence Unit Seize Over $1 Million Worth of Drugs in Colchester County The Truro Police Service and the RCMP Federal Intelligence Unit recently completed a 3-month investigation into drug trafficking in Colchester County. This collaborative effort resulted in the disruption of a crime group based ...

(Update) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located The 68-year-old man whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating earlier today has been located and was safe. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance. We ask you to consider removing associated name and images from your social media. ...

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is seeking information in relation to a robbery that occurred in Cole Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seeking information on robbery in Cole Harbour RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is seeking information in relation to a robbery that occurred in Cole Harbour. On January 19, at approximately 8:40 p.m., RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment responded to a report of a robbery at a pawn shop on Cole Harbour Rd. ...

SiRT Investigating Serious Injuries After Encounter with Amherst Police /SiRT Investigating Serious Injury

**** SiRT Media Release SiRT Investigating Serious Injuries After Encounter with Amherst Police The Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) is investigating a matter involving the arrest of a person that resulted in broken ribs. On Sunday, January 21, 2024, the Amherst Police Department received a complaint of a disturbance in progress. Preliminary information suggests the ...

Halifax Regional Police has laid charges in relation to an assault on a youth that occurred earlier this month in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges in assault Halifax Regional Police has laid charges in relation to an assault on a youth that occurred earlier this month in Halifax. On January 5 police received a report of an assault that had occurred that day in a wooded area near the 200 block of Thomas ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a shooting that occurred in Dartmouth. / Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmout

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting Halifax Regional Police is investigating a shooting that occurred in Dartmouth this weekend. On January 21, police received a report of a shooting that had occurred in the area of Burnside and Commodore drives on January 20 at approximately 1:30 a.m. The suspects approached a vehicle stopped at ...

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 in Halifax this weekend. On January 20, officers responded to a robbery that had occurred at approximately 1:25 a.m. in a parking lot in the 3400 block of Kempt Road. Two men entered a parked vehicle, threatened the driver ...

Annapolis District RCMP is investigating a break-in that resulted in the theft of guitars and artwork valued at over $10,000

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP investigating theft of guitars and artwork Annapolis District RCMP is investigating a break-in that resulted in the theft of guitars and artwork valued at over $10,000. On January 3, Annapolis District RCMP responded to a report of a break-in at a residence on Hwy. 201 in Tupperville. RCMP ...

UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant located deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant located deceased The 33-year-old Halifax man who was wanted on a province-wide arrest warrant as of December 1, 2023, has been found deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature, however the investigation is ongoing. ...

Fire in Dartmouth

Emergency crews are on scene of a structure fire on Sarah Crescent in Dartmouth. No known injuries and the cause of the fire will be investigated . .   . . . . . . . . . . . ...

(Update) Inverness County District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man wanted in relation to an assault

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested Nicholas George Lush, 22, who was wanted out of Inverness County on a province-wide arrest warrant has been safely arrested. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance including shares on social media.   Man wanted on province-wide ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Michael Peverill

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Michael Peverill Today marks the 25th anniversary of the murder of Michael Joseph Peverill and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. On January 19, 1999, at approximately 3:20 p.m., police responded to a report of an injured ...

Cumberland County District RCMP arrest two people for robbery and theft / Police charge a man with drug and firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP arrest two people for robbery and theft Cumberland County District RCMP arrest a man and a woman for robbery and theft of motor vehicles that occurred in Port Phillip, Wentworth and Wallace Ridge. On January 16, at approximately 3 a.m., Cumberland County District RCMP responded to a ...

(Update) Kings District RCMP investigates an Assault on a police officer / RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has charged a man in relation to a hate motivated crime that occurred in Middle Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Kings District RCMP identify man involved in Assault on a police officer Kings District RCMP have identified man involved in Assault on a police officer that occurred in New Minas. The RCMP would like to thank members of the public for their shares on social media.   Kings District RCMP investigates an ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth last night. At approximately 11:45 p.m. officers responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Shoppers Drug Mart located at 80 Tacoma Drive. A man entered the store and broke into a locked cabinet containing ...

Do you recognize these people?

**** Via RCMP Do you recognize these people? On December 30, 2023 at approximately 12:30 a.m. they entered an apartment complex in Lantz and vandalized a vehicle in the parkade before fleeing on foot on Hwy. 2 towards Elmsdale. Anyone with information is asked to contact East Hants District RCMP at 902-883-7077. Should you wish ...

Digby RCMP investigates fatal residential fire

**** RCMP Media Release Digby RCMP investigates fatal residential fire Digby RCMP is investigating a fatal house fire that occurred in Plympton Station. On January 16, shortly before 5 a.m., Digby RCMP, Plympton and Gilbert’s Cove Fire Department and other local fire departments responded to a structure fire on Old North Range Rd. When RCMP officers ...

Charges laid after search warrant executed

**** Bridgewater Police Release Charges laid after search warrant executed On Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at approximately 10 a.m., officers from the Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU), Criminal Intelligence Services Nova Scotia (CISNS), and Bridgewater Police Service (BPS) patrol and Criminal Investigation Division (CID) executed a search warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act ...

Charges Laid for Barrington Lake Wildfire, Tantallon Investigation Continues

**** Natural Resources Release Charges Laid for Barrington Lake Wildfire, Tantallon Investigation Continues —————————— Charges were laid Wednesday, January 17, under the Forests Act following an investigation into the Barrington Lake wildfire in Shelburne County last spring. Dalton Clark Stewart, 22, of Villagedale, Shelburne County, is charged with: – lighting a fire on privately owned ...

(Update) Suspects broke into a residence on Hwy. 10 in Albany Cross and stole tools, two ladders, a solar panel inverter

**** RCMP Media Release Update: The individuals we asked for assistance in identifying out of Albany Cross have been identified. The investigation is ongoing. We thank members of the public for their assistance. Hey Annapolis! Do you recognize these people? On November 11, 2023, they broke into a residence on Hwy. 10 in Albany Cross ...

UPDATE: RCMP Community Action Response Team executes two additional search warrants

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: RCMP Community Action Response Team executes two additional search warrants Halifax District RCMP’s Community Action Response Team (CART) has executed two additional search warrants in relation to a drug trafficking and weapons investigation in Lower Sackville. On January 5, RCMP CART, assisted by the RCMP Street Crime Unit and Halifax ...

Police has charged a man in relation to a home invasion and robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate home invasion and robbery Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a home invasion and robbery that occurred in Halifax yesterday. At approximately 3:05 p.m. police were called to a robbery that had just occurred in the area of Hunter and Cunard streets in Halifax. Shortly ...

Suspects broke into the Lunenburg Knot Pub and stole approximately $3,600 from a video lottery terminal (VLT) before fleeing on foot

**** RCMP Media Release Hey Lunenburg! Do you recognize these people? On January 1, 2024, at approximately 6 a.m., they broke into the Lunenburg Knot Pub and stole approximately $3,600 from a video lottery terminal (VLT) before fleeing on foot. Both males wore masks and gloves during the incident. Anyone with information is asked to ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax late last night

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax late last night. At approximately 11:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a stabbing that had occurred in the area of South Park and Clyde streets. A man had attempted to steal a vehicle that was ...

UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested Daniel Michaud, 31, who was wanted out of Middle Sackville on a province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested. Michaud was held in custody and is appearing in Dartmouth Provincial Court this morning. The RCMP would like to thank members of the ...

Truro Police Service is investigating a report of damage to property at the corner of Queen & Church Streets

**** Via Truro Police The Truro Police Service is investigating a report of damage to property at the corner of Queen & Church Streets on November 16, 2023. If you witnessed this incident, or have information that could assist in the investigation, please contact the Truro Police Service at 902-895-5351. Truro Police file 2023-1700559 ...

Halifax Regional Police are investigating an incident that occurred this morning in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Injured Person Halifax Regional Police are investigating an incident that occurred this morning in Halifax. At approximately 8:03 a.m., police responded to a report of an injured person in the 2400 block of Cragg Avenue. Officers located a 51-year-old man suffering from stab wounds. The man was transported to hospital with what are believed ...

Fire in Dartmouth

Residents of a house in the 200 block of Windmill Rd were forced to evacuate after a fire broke out inside. Emergency crews were quick to extinguish the fire and are starting to clear the scene. No known injuries . . . . . . ...

New Glasgow Regional Police charge a young person with 18 counts of mischief, New Glasgow

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police charge a young person with 18 counts of mischief, New Glasgow New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a young person after graffiti was found throughout the Town of New Glasgow. On Tuesday January 2, 2024, New Glasgow Regional Police responded to the downtown area of New ...

(Update) Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man wanted in relation to an assault that occurred on January 10, 2024, in Middle Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested Daniel Michaud, 31, who was wanted out of Middle Sackville on a province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested. Michaud was held in custody and is appearing in Dartmouth Provincial Court this morning. The RCMP would like to thank members of the ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth early this morning. At approximately 3:30 a.m. officers responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Circle K located at 626 Windmill Road. A man entered the store, demanded cigarettes, and fled on foot with ...

Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge five people with drug offences

**** RCMP Media Release Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge five people with drug offences The Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit has charged five people with drug offences after a search warrant was executed at a home in New Minas. On January 9, 2024, the Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with assistance ...

Queens District RCMP is investigating a fatal ATV crash that occurred earlier today in Liverpool

**** RCMP Media Release Queens District RCMP investigating fatal ATV crash Queens District RCMP is investigating a fatal ATV crash that occurred earlier today in Liverpool. At approximately 1:01 p.m., Queens District RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a report of an overturned ATV in the ditch along Old Port Mouton Rd. Upon arrival at ...

(Update) RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a woman wanted in relation to incidents of thefts and fraud

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Woman wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested Diane Timmer, 33, who was wanted out of the Halifax Regional Municipality on a province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested. Timmer was held in custody and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court today. The RCMP would like to thank the public ...

Pictou County District RCMP seeking information following a stabbing at a motel

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP seeking information following a stabbing at a motel   Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a stabbing that occurred at a motel in Pictou. On January 9, at approximately 5:40 p.m., Pictou County District RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a motel on West ...

First Pallet Village Location Announced

**** CNS Media Release First Pallet Village Location Announced Nova Scotians experiencing homelessness will soon have a new shelter option with the first Pallet village opening at Beacon House in Lower Sackville. The charitable organization will provide operational and wraparound supports for people living in 19 Pallet units. Pallet is a North American leader in ...

(Update) New Glasgow Regional Police request assistance in identifying suspect(s) responsible for Vandalism in New Glasgow

**** New Glasgow Police Release UPDATE: New Glasgow Regional Police identified two persons responsible for Vandalism in New Glasgow. New Glasgow Regional Police preliminary investigation has identified two persons responsible for the vandalism in New Glasgow that targeted buildings and structures with graffiti slogans in black paint. More information will be made available as the ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing youths found safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youths found safe The three missing youths who were last seen on January 9 in Dartmouth have been found safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. . . ...

(Update) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located The 42-year-old woman whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating on January 9 has been located and was safe. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance. We ask you to consider removing associated name and images from your social media. ...

Eskasoni RCMP has arrested a woman in relation to suspicious fire

**** RCMP Media Release Eskasoni RCMP arrest woman in relation to suspicious fire Eskasoni RCMP has arrested a woman in relation to suspicious fire in Eskasoni. On January 4, 2024, at approximately 12:40 a.m., Eskasoni RCMP and fire services responded to a report of a side-by-side utility vehicle on fire on Frankie’s Ln. Upon arrival, ...

RCMP investigating break-and-enters in Digby and Yarmouth counties

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating break-and-enters in Digby and Yarmouth counties Meteghan RCMP is investigating three break-and-enters in Digby and Yarmouth counties. On December 11, at approximately 4 a.m., RCMP officers responded to a break-and-enter at a gas station in Meteghan. A man broke a glass door and stole several packs of cigarettes before ...

Additional charges laid in relation to disturbance

**** HRP Media Release Additional charges laid in relation to disturbance Halifax Regional Police have laid additional charges in relation to a disturbance that occurred at a school in Bedford last year. On January 5, officers arrested three 14-year-old youths in relation to their involvement in the incident. They are scheduled to appear in court ...

The Province and the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) are providing more options for people experiencing homelessness to come indoors this winter and receive wraparound services

**** CNS Media Release New Shelter Opening in Halifax ——————————————————————————————- NOTE: The following is a joint release from the Department of Community Services and the Halifax Regional Municipality. ——————————————————————————————- The Province and the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) are providing more options for people experiencing homelessness to come indoors this winter and receive wraparound services. A new temporary ...

Police have charged a man with firearms offences after the search of a vehicle in Halifax last week

**** HRP Media Release Police lay firearms charges Halifax Regional Police have charged a man with firearms offences after the search of a vehicle in Halifax last week. On January 5 at approximately 2 p.m., members of the Drugs and Guns Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigations Division along with members of the Emergency Response ...

Inverness County District RCMP is investigating a fatal snowmobile crash that occurred in Margaree Valley

**** RCMP Media Release Inverness County District RCMP investigates fatal snowmobile crash Inverness County District RCMP is investigating a fatal snowmobile crash that occurred in Margaree Valley. Yesterday, at approximately 10:15 a.m., Inverness County District RCMP, fire and EHS, assisted by the local snowmobile club, responded to a report of a snowmobile crash on a marked trail near Fielding ...

Halifax District RCMP arrest a man for drug and weapon offences

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrest a man for drug and weapon offences Halifax District RCMP’s Community Action Response Team (CART) has arrested a man and seized two vehicles as part of a drug and weapons investigation. In December 2023, CART received information that a man was trafficking drugs, targeting unhoused people in ...

Halifax Regional Police are investigating an assault that occurred yesterday in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate assault Halifax Regional Police are investigating an assault that occurred yesterday in Halifax. Officers received a report of an assault that had occurred in a wooded area near the 200 block of Thomas Raddall Drive. Between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m., a youth was assaulted by a group of ...

SiRT Charges Halifax Regional Police Officer with Assault

**** SiRT Media Release SiRT Charges Halifax Regional Police Officer with Assault The Interim Director of the Serious Incident Response Team has reasonable grounds to believe that an off-duty Halifax Regional Police officer committed a criminal offence on April 29, 2023. As a result of a SiRT investigation, on January 4, 2024, Constable Jacob Farr ...

Halifax Regional Police have laid charges in relation to an assault that occurred at a school in Bedford last year

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges in relation to assault Halifax Regional Police have laid charges in relation to an assault that occurred at a school in Bedford last year. On October 19, at approximately 12:50 p.m. police we were called to a disturbance at Rocky Lake Jr. High located at 670 Rocky Lake ...

Police release photo of suspect involved in assault and attempted robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police release photo of suspect involved in assault and attempted robbery Halifax Regional Police is asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in relation to an assault and attempted robbery that occurred in Halifax last month. On December 22, 2023, at approximately 8:10 a.m. officers responded to a report ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a criminal harassment investigation that occurred in Dartmouth last year

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges in criminal harassment case Halifax Regional Police have charged a man in relation to a criminal harassment investigation that occurred in Dartmouth last year. On December 28, 2023, police received a report of incidents that occurred in Dartmouth during October and December of 2023 between a man and ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police lay robbery charges Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday. Yesterday at approximately 4:20 p.m. officers responded to a robbery that had just occurred in the area of Jamieson Street in Dartmouth. A man approached another man, who was not ...

(Update) West Hants RCMP Detachment is requesting public assistance to locate John Allan Russell Warner of Windsor

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested John Allan Russell Warner, 44, of Windsor, who was wanted on a province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their shares on social media.   Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant West Hants ...

RCMP is investigating a home invasion that occurred at a home on St. Margaret’s Bay Rd. in Upper Tantallon

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigating home invasion Halifax District RCMP is investigating a home invasion that occurred at a home on St. Margaret’s Bay Rd. in Upper Tantallon. On January 1, 2024, at approximately 11:47 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a home invasion on St. Margaret’s Bay Rd. ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Sambro on Sunday /Police lay robbery charges

**** HRP Media Release Police lay robbery charges Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Sambro on Sunday. On December 31 at approximately 7 a.m. officers responded to a robbery that had occurred in the area of Martins Point Road. A man attended the location to buy ...

Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a break-in to a business on Lysander Ave. in Debert / Nova Scotia RCMP refers matter to Serious Incident Response Team

**** RCMP Media Release Do you recognize this person? Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a break-in to a business on Lysander Ave. in Debert. The break-in occurred between 10 p.m. on Dec. 30 and 6:30 a.m. on Dec 31. During the break-in, a white 2004 Chevrolet 3500 dually with “Ritchie Brothers” written on the ...

UPDATE: Missing man found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found deceased The 39-year-old man who was reported missing in Point Tupper has been found deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature and, the investigation is ongoing. ...

(Update) Missing Youth located

**** HRP Media Release Missing Youth located The 11-year-old boy who was reported missing to police earlier today has been located safe and sound ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found deceased The 39-year-old man who was reported missing in Point Tupper has been found deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature and, the investigation is ongoing. ...

Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a suspected arson that occurred on Pictou Rd. in Bible Hill

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester County District RCMP investigating suspected arson Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a suspected arson that occurred on Pictou Rd. in Bible Hill. At approximately 2:30 a.m. this morning, Colchester County District RCMP, fire and EHS, responded to a report of a house fire on Pictou Rd. in Bible Hill. ...

Truro Police Service is requesting The public’s assistance in identifying the male and vehicle

**** Truro Police Release Truro Police Service is requesting The public’s assistance in identifying the male and vehicle in attached photos below. If you have any information that may assist please contact the Truro Police Service at 1-902-895-5351. Reference file 2023-1892248 ...

Structure fire on Herring Cove Road

Via HRP Please note that Herring Cove Road is shut down to all traffic between Lynette Rd and Greystone Dr. while Halifax Fire and Emergencies are battling a fire structure. . . . . . . . . . .   ...

Halifax District RCMP charge man in incident in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP charge man in incident in Lower Sackville Halifax District RCMP has charged a man after an incident in Lower Sackville. On December 29, 2023, at approximately 10:50 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of an assault at a home on Coles Rd. in Lower Sackville. RCMP ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a home invasion that occurred at a home on Deepwood Landing in Gaetz Brook

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigating home invasion Halifax District RCMP is investigating a home invasion that occurred at a home on Deepwood Landing in Gaetz Brook. On December 29, 2023, at approximately 6:50 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a home invasion on Deepwood Landing in Gaetz Brook. RCMP ...

Halifax Regional Police have charged a man in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this year

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to stabbing (photo contributed)  Halifax Regional Police have charged a man in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this year. On September 28 at approximately 10:40 p.m., police responded to a report of a stabbing at an apartment building on Primrose Street, in ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a seizure of drugs in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police lay drug trafficking charges At approximately 11:15 a.m. officers attempted to stop a vehicle on Ross Street in relation to an investigation. The driver of the vehicle attempted to flee in the vehicle, but officers were able to prevent the vehicle from leaving the area. The driver then fled on foot ...

Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit continue to investigate the disappearance of Zachery Lefave

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

Adoption of Proposed Building Code Amendments Extended

**** CNS Media Release Adoption of Proposed Building Code Amendments Extended ——————————————————– Nova Scotians planning new construction or renovation projects will have more time to adapt to pending new building code requirements in the province. Amendments to the Nova Scotia Building Code Regulations that were proposed to take effect January 1 will be adopted at ...

Shelburne RCMP investigating armed robbery / Police lay charges in assault that occurred at a government constituency office

**** RCMP Media Release Shelburne RCMP investigating armed robbery Shelburne RCMP Detachment is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a gas station on Falls Ln. in Shelburne. On December 26, 2023, at approximately 10:56 p.m., Shelburne RCMP Detachment responded to a report of an armed robbery at a gas station on Falls Ln. in Shelburne. RCMP ...

The stop work order for the Donkin coal mine has been lifted and the company can resume production if it chooses to do so

**** CNS Media Release Donkin Mine Stop Work Order Lifted —————————————————- The stop work order for the Donkin coal mine has been lifted and the company can resume production if it chooses to do so. The mine’s operator, Kameron Coal Management Ltd., has met the Phase 1 safety requirements from its most recent compliance order, ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a shooting that occurred in Dartmouth / Police lay charges in robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting Halifax Regional Police is investigating a shooting that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday. At approximately 12:45 p.m. police received a report of gunshots in the area of Mount Edward Road that had occurred earlier in that morning. Officers were able to locate shell casings in the area and it ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating an attempted robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate attempted robbery Halifax Regional Police is investigating an attempted robbery that occurred in Halifax last week. On December 22 at approximately 8:10 a.m. officers responded to a report of an assault that occurred outside of a residence on Harvard Street.  A homeowner observed an unknown person in their vehicle. ...

HRP/RCMP Guns and Gangs Unit of the Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a shooting that occurred in North Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Police Investigate Shooting in North Preston The HRP/RCMP Guns and Gangs Unit of the Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a shooting that occurred in North Preston. At approximately 1:09 a.m. December 25, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a shooting that had occurred on Cain St. in North Preston. Police found ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating an armed home invasion that occurred at a home on Bissett Rd. in Cole Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigate armed home invasion Halifax District RCMP is investigating an armed home invasion that occurred at a home on Bissett Rd. in Cole Harbour. On December 23, 2023, at approximately 10:04 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a home invasion on Bissett Rd. in Cole Harbour. RCMP officers learned that ...

New Glasgow Regional Police is investigating a fatal house fire that occurred on Pleasant Street, New Glasgow

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police investigating fatal house fire. New Glasgow Regional Police is investigating a fatal house fire that occurred on Pleasant Street, New Glasgow. On Saturday December 23, at approximately 1:08 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department, Stellarton Fire Department, Linacy Fire Department, Trenton Fire Department, Pictou County ...

Attempted Murder – Truro Police Service patrol section responded to a report of a vehicle striking a pedestrian on Walker St. in Trur

**** Truro Police Release On December 20, the Truro Police Service patrol section responded to a report of a vehicle striking a pedestrian on Walker St. in Truro Officers determined that this incident was domestic violence related and a 62-year-old male from Bible Hill was arrested at the scene. The Truro Police Service Criminal Investigation ...

Eskasoni RCMP is investigating a fatal side by side crash that occurred in Eskasoni

**** RCMP Media Release Eskasoni RCMP investigating fatal side by side crash Eskasoni RCMP is investigating a fatal side by side crash that occurred in Eskasoni. On December 22, 2023, at approximately 1:32 a.m., Eskasoni RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a side by side crash off a trail. RCMP officers learned that the side by ...

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

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

Halifax Regional Police have charged a man in relation to a stabbing that occurred yesterday in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges in stabbing Halifax Regional Police have charged a man in relation to a stabbing that occurred yesterday in Dartmouth. At approximately 3:05 a.m., on December 20, 2023, police responded to a report of a stabbing at Lake City Motel located at 40 Lakecrest Drive. Officers located a 30-year-old man who ...

Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help in solving a suspicious fire in Moosehead

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP seeking information about suspicious fire Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help in solving a suspicious fire in Moosehead. On December 14, at approximately 8:50 p.m., Halifax District RCMP and fire services responded to an active blaze at a property near the 28000 block of Hwy. ...

Police responded to a report of a stabbing at Lake City Motel

**** HRP Media Release Assault with a weapon Halifax Regional Police are investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred this morning in Dartmouth. At approximately 3:05 a.m., police responded to a report of a stabbing at Lake City Motel 40 Lake Crest Drive in Dartmouth.  Officers located a 30-year-old man who had been stabbed. The ...

Halifax District RCMP charge a man with five counts of sexual assault

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP charge a man with five counts of sexual assault Halifax District RCMP has charged a man with five counts of sexual assault. On December 15, at approximately 4:45 p.m., Halifax District RCMP received a complaint of sexual assaults that occurred in Waverley. RCMP officers learned that a woman ...

RCMP Investigating fatal fire

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Investigating fatal fire Shelburne RCMP Detachment, supported by the Nova Scotia Fire Marshal’s Office and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service, is investigating a fatal house fire that occurred on Woodlawn Dr. in Shelburne. At approximately 12:06 p.m. on December 18, police and fire responded to a possible fatal fire on Woodlawn ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred last evening in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating a robbery Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred last evening in Dartmouth. At approximately 10:55 p.m., officers responded to a robbery at The Tilted Tap Bar and Grill located at 172 Wyse Road in Dartmouth, NS.  An unknown white man approximately 5’8″ tall, 150lbs wearing a scarf over ...

Update: Cape Breton man faces an additional eight charges

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Cape Breton man faces an additional eight charges Police have charged Paul Theriault Jr. with an additional eight offences as the multi-agency investigation by the Nova Scotia Provincial Human Trafficking Unit, the Cape Breton Regional Police Service and the Nova Scotia RCMP continues. On December 6, investigators, including members of ...

The search for Sebastian Marquis is continuing at this time as SAR teams continue their efforts

**** Via Halifax SAR Update: Dec. 17, 2023 The search for Sebastian Marquis is continuing at this time. Halifax SAR is being assisted by multiple teams. If you have information on the location of Sebastian, please call (902) 490-5020. _______ Halifax SAR with #SARPartners are currently active on a search in the Spryfield area of ...

(Update) Missing person found deceased

**** Cape Breton Police Release Missing person update Police have located a deceased person in a remote rural area off Birch Point Road in South Cove, nearby a parked vehicle confirmed to belong to missing person Jackie Davies, and the one he was reported to be driving when last seen leaving Mary Street in Glace ...

(Update) Update: Missing Person located safe.

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person located safe. Halifax Regional Police are reporting that the man that was reported missing on December 15th, 2023, has been located safe. We would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance in locating the missing person. ...

(Update) The missing youth has been located and is safe

**** Truro Police Release The missing youth has been located and is safe.   ...

SiRT Investigating Matter Relating to Self-harm in HRP Cells

**** SiRT Media Release SiRT Investigating Matter Relating to Self-harm in HRP Cells Late on December 13, 2023, the Halifax Regional Police (HRP) received a report related to a possible home invasion. Preliminary information suggests the following: The male was arrested and taken to the HRP Prisoner Care Facility. HRP discovered that the male had ...

(Update) Missing person found safe

**** RCMP Media Release Missing man located safe The 51-year-old man who was reported missing from Yarmouth on December 15 has been located safe. The man was located safe this afternoon walking along Bonnie Rd., Meteghan, by a motorist. He was transported to hospital by EHS as a precaution. Yarmouth Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating two incidents where people were assaulted, and property was damaged in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate assault and property damage Halifax Regional Police is investigating two incidents where people were assaulted, and property was damaged in Halifax yesterday. At approximately 12:10 p.m. officers responded to a report of an assault that occurred at a government constituency office in the 300 block of Herring Cove Road. ...

Province Purchasing New Helicopter Water Bombers / Province Releases Green Hydrogen Action Plan

**** CNS Media Release Province Purchasing New Helicopter Water Bombers ———————————————————- The Province is taking advantage of federal funding to replace its fleet of four helicopter water bombers. “Being prepared for emergencies such as wildfires is critical to protecting communities and Nova Scotians. That’s why we’re considering all options and are upgrading our fleet of ...

SiRT Investigating Broken Nose After Encounter with HRP Officers

**** SiRT Media Release SiRT Investigating Broken Nose After Encounter with HRP Officers ———————————————————————————– The Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) is investigating a matter involving the arrest of a person that resulted in a broken nose. On Sunday, December 3, 2023, Halifax Regional Police (HRP) received a complaint of a break and enter in progress. ...

Update: Police are still looking for 87-year-old Glace Bay man Jackie Davies

**** Cape Breton Regional Police Release Update **** Cape Breton Police Release Police have located a deceased person in a remote rural area off Birch Point Road in South Cove, nearby a parked vehicle confirmed to belong to missing person Jackie Davies, and the one he was reported to be driving when last seen leaving ...

(Update) Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

**** New Glasgow Police Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested. David Stewart Gaudet 36 years of age from Pictou County, who was wanted on a province wide warrant has been arrested. David Stewart Gaudet was charged with, Robbery Wearing a disguise with Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence. David Stewart Gaudet was arrested ...

RCMP appealing to public for information to help locate missing person

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP appealing to public for information to help locate missing person The Inverness County District RCMP continues to ask for the public’s help in locating 78-year-old Derek Kruger who was last seen at a gas station in Antigonish on September 29. Since the investigation into Kruger’s disappearance began on October 4, ...

Police seeking information after shots fired in East Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Police seeking information after shots fired in East Preston The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is seeking information in relation to shots fired at a home in East Preston. On December 9, at approximately 9 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of shots fired at a residence located on Hwy. ...

(Update) Colchester County District RCMP is requesting public assistance to locate Brent Eugene Fox of Truro

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested Brent Eugene Fox, 55, who was wanted out of Truro on a province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested. Fox was held in custody and is appearing this morning in Truro Provincial Court. The RCMP would like to thank the public for ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a pursuit and multiple thefts that occurred throughout the region

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for multiple thefts Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a pursuit and multiple thefts that occurred throughout the region. On December 11, at approximately 10:35 p.m., officers attempted to stop a vehicle in a parking lot in the area of the 100 block of ...

(Update) Police are looking for 87-year-old Evan John “Jackie” Davies, who lives with dementia

**** Cape Breton Police Release Police have located a deceased person in a remote rural area off Birch Point Road in South Cove, nearby a parked vehicle confirmed to belong to missing person Jackie Davies, and the one he was reported to be driving when last seen leaving Mary Street in Glace Bay on December ...

Police have charged two people in relation to two break and enters that occurred in Halifax this month

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges in break and enter Police have charged two people in relation to two break and enters that occurred in Halifax this month. On December 11, at approximately 4:35 a.m. officers responded to a report of a break and enter in progress at a business in the 1700 block ...

Maureen Davis, 68, from Canso, has been charged with permitting 11 animals to be in distress

**** NSHA Media Release Eleven Animals in Distress Canso, Nova Scotia Maureen Davis, 68, from Canso, has been charged with permitting 11 animals to be in distress, contrary to section 26(2) of the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia. On September 21, 2023, the Nova Scotia SPCA received a complaint of animals living in unsanitary ...

New Glasgow Regional Police charge man in robbery

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police charge man in robbery New Glasgow Regional Police has charged a man after a robbery on Marsh Street that took place at a gas station/convenience store in New Glasgow. On December 10, at approximately 8:30 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police officers responded to a robbery that ...

Meteghan RCMP is investigating a suspected arson after two vehicle fires on John Thibodeau Rd. in Meteghan Centre

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan RCMP investigating suspected Arson in Meteghan Centre Meteghan RCMP is investigating a suspected arson after two vehicle fires on John Thibodeau Rd. in Meteghan Centre. On December 8, 2023, at approximately 4:20 a.m., Meteghan RCMP and fire services responded to a report of a fire on John Thibodeau Rd. in ...

Parker St police presence update

**** HRP Media Release Parker St update On December 9, at approximately 9:35 p.m. officers responded to a report disturbance at an apartment building on Parker Street in Dartmouth. There was no threat to public safety. Officers took one person into custody. No one was injured and charges are not anticipated. . . . . ...

(Update) Police activity on Dartmouth

Update on Parker St in Dartmouth An arrest has been made and emergency crews are clearing the scene. More information when available UPDATE via HRP Halifax Regional Police are advising that Parker Street is closed to public traffic from Newcastle Street to Maplehurst Dr. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to avoid the area until further ...

No injuries after morning tent fire at homeless camp

No injuries after morning tent fire at homeless camp Emergency crews responded to a minor fire at a homeless camp on Wyse Rd this morning. Damage to personal belongings were reported. The cause of the fire is unknown. . . . . . ...

New initiatives will help ensure the safety and well-being of those experiencing homelessness in Nova Scotia

**** CNS Media Release More Supports for People Experiencing Homelessness —————————————————– New initiatives will help ensure the safety and well-being of those experiencing homelessness in Nova Scotia. “We want vulnerable Nova Scotians to have a safe, dignified place to sleep,” said Trevor Boudreau, Minister of Community Services. “The reasons for homelessness are varied and complex ...

SiRT Concludes Investigation into Man Fatally Shot by HRP Officers in Dartmouth

**** SiRT Media Release SiRT Concludes Investigation into Man Fatally Shot by HRP Officers in Dartmouth ———————————————————————–­————————- The Interim Director of the Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) found no reasonable grounds to believe that two members of the Halifax Regional Police (HRP) committed a criminal offence in connection with the death of a man in ...

Police have charged a man for drug trafficking in relation to an incident in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police lay drug trafficking charges Police have charged a man for drug trafficking in relation to an incident in Halifax yesterday. At approximately 10:15 a.m. officers responded to report of a disturbance in the area of the 3600 block of Joseph Howe Drive. It was reported that a man in a ...

Yarmouth Town RCMP charge man in relation to child pornography and drug offences

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth Town RCMP charge man in relation to child pornography and drug offences Yarmouth Town RCMP has charged a 50-year-old Yarmouth man in relation to child pornography and drug offences. On December 5, Yarmouth Town RCMP, with the assistance of RCMP Southwest Traffic Services and RCMP Police Dog Services, executed a ...

Update: Digby RCMP arrest two people in relation to break and enters

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Digby RCMP arrest two people in relation to break and enters Earlier this week Digby RCMP arrested a man and a woman in relation to an ongoing investigation into break-ins throughout Digby County. Between November 11 and November 28, 2023, Meteghan and Digby RCMP responded to 11 reports of break-ins, ...

UPDATE: Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit charge a man in relation to homicide of Natacha Leroy

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit charge a man in relation to homicide of Natacha Leroy The Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit has charged a man relation to the homicide of Natacha Leroy. On November 22, 2023, Victoria County District RCMP responded to a report of a possible homicide ...

Kings District RCMP investigating a Break and Enter to a poultry wholesalers facility

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP investigating a Break and Enter to a poultry wholesalers facility Kings District RCMP is investigating a Break and Enter and Mischief in a poultry wholesalers facility in Steam Mill which left thousands of chicken dead. On November 22, 2023, around 12:00 p.m. Kings District RCMP responded to a ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing person located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing person located safe The 14-year-old person who was reported missing in Kentville has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank members of the public for their shares on social media. ...

Police have laid firearms charges against three people in relation to an incident in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police lay firearms charges Police have laid firearms charges against three people in relation to an incident in Halifax this weekend. On December 2, at approximately 8:25 a.m., police responded toa report of an impaired driver in the area of the 1000 block of Barrington Street. Officers located the suspect vehicle, ...

Kings District RCMP investigating back-to-back robberies

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP investigating back-to-back robberies Kings District RCMP is investigating two robberies that occurred yesterday morning in the Annapolis Valley. On December 2, at 10:16 a.m., RCMP officers responded to a report of a robbery at a convenience store on Hwy. 1 in Aylesford. Officers learned that a man had ...

Halifax Regional Police are currently on scene at a weapons call in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police on scene at weapons call Halifax Regional Police are currently on scene at a weapons call in Dartmouth. At approximately 09:50 PM, police received a call of possible gun shots, officers arrived on scene in the area of the 400 block of Renfrew St in Dartmouth, and located evidence of ...

Halifax District RCMP arrest three youths following an incident at Bay View High School

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrest three youths following an incident at Bay View High School Halifax District RCMP has arrested three youths following an incident where an irritant was deployed inside a school lobby in Upper Tantallon. This morning, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Halifax District RCMP, EHS and Fire responded to an ...

Sunday will mark the 15th anniversary of the death of Rachelle Valade

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the death of Rachelle Valade Sunday will mark the 15th anniversary of the death of Rachelle Valade, and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. On December 3, 2008, at approximately 9 p.m., Rachelle Valade, 35, was walking through ...

Halifax Regional Police has laid drug trafficking charges in relation to a seizure made in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police lay drug trafficking charges Halifax Regional Police has laid drug trafficking charges in relation to a seizure made in Halifax this week. On November 29, at approximately 5:30 p.m., investigators with the Halifax Regional Police Quick Response Unit stopped a vehicle on Highway 102 in Halifax in relation to an ...

(Update) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located The 35-year-old woman whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating on December 1 has been located and was safe. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance. We ask you to consider removing associated name and images from your social media. ...

UPDATE: Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit charge a woman in homicide of Natacha Leroy

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit charge a woman in homicide of Natacha Leroy The Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit has charged a woman in the homicide of Natacha Leroy. On November 22, 2023, Victoria County District RCMP responded to a report of a possible homicide at a home ...

Halifax District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged with Dangerous Operation of a Conveyance that occurred in Halifax this past September

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrants Halifax District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged with Dangerous Operation of a Conveyance that occurred in Halifax this past September. Travis James Terry Laing, 32, from Halifax, has been charged with: Dangerous Operation of a ...

Meteghan and Digby RCMP are investigating a rash of break-ins in Digby County

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan and Digby RCMP are investigating a rash of break-ins in Digby County Meteghan and Digby RCMP are investigating a rash of break-ins, targeting businesses, that have occurred in Digby County. Between November 11 and November 28, 2023, Meteghan and Digby RCMP have responded to 11 reports of break-ins, or attempted ...

(Update) Unfolding event at Bay View High School – Upper Tantallon

**** RCMP Media Release Update 12:15 p.m.: The hold and secure at Bay View High School in Upper Tantallon has been lifted. Officers are still at the location, continuing with the investigation. . UPDATE – RCMP officers remain at Bay View High School in Upper Tantallon, which is now in hold and secure. Two more ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Dominique Isadore

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Dominique Isadore Victoria County District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 28-year-old Dominique Isadore. She was last seen in the community of Wagmatcook on November 22, 2023. Dominique Isadore is 5-foot-5, 130lbs, has brown eyes, brown hair and, she wears glasses. When someone ...

SiRT Exploring Options for Historical Investigation of Police

**** SiRT Media Release SiRT Exploring Options for Historical Investigation of Police ———————————————————————–­————————- The Interim Director of the Nova Scotia Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) is actively seeking an independent oversight body to investigate whether there was criminal misconduct by the police during the period before the appeal of Glen Assoun’s conviction. On September 8, ...

Truro Police Service is looking for the publics assistance in locating 17 year old Jasmine Vanbrackel

**** Via Truro Police Truro Police Service is looking for the publics assistance in locating 17 year old Jasmine Vanbrackel Jasmine resides in Truro, Nova Scotia but is also reported to frequent the Halifax/Lower Sackville area. She is described as 162 cm, 72kg with brown hair and brown eyes. Should anyone have any information on ...

UPDATE: Suspicious disappearance now being investigated as a homicide

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Suspicious disappearance now being investigated as a homicide The Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating the suspicious disappearance of a woman in Big Bras D’Or as a homicide. On November 22, 2023, Victoria County District RCMP responded to a report of a possible homicide at a home on ...

The Special Victims Section of the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged a man, with sexual offences, who was targeting female youths in HRM

**** RCMP Media Release Police charge a man with sexual offences involving youth victims The Special Victims Section of the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged a man, with sexual offences, who was targeting female youths in HRM. On September 28, Halifax District RCMP received two complaints of sexual assaults involving youth victims and ...

Police are investigating human remains that were found in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate found human remains Police are investigating human remains that were found in Halifax. At approximately 3 p.m. police received a report of what was believed to be human remains in a wooded area near the 2200 block of Purcells Cove Road. Officers located the remains at that location and ...

Housing Developments Approved for Bedford West

**** CNS Media Release Housing Developments Approved for Bedford West ——————————————————- The Province and Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) are working together to issue development agreements for designated special planning areas in Bedford West. On the recommendation of the Executive Panel on Housing in the Halifax Regional Municipality, Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister John Lohr has ...

Municipality releases 2022/23 Strategic Performance Report

**** HRM Media Release Municipality releases 2022/23 Strategic Performance Report The Halifax Regional Municipality has released the 2022/23 Strategic Performance Report – the second annual report providing updates of the Strategic Priorities Plan 2021-25. The Strategic Performance Snapshot, the municipality’s public-facing dashboard with key performance indicators aligned to the Strategic Priorities Plan, has been updated ...

Annapolis District RCMP, with assistance from RCMP Police Dog Services, arrest man for theft in Middleton

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP, with assistance from RCMP Police Dog Services, arrest man for theft in Middleton Annapolis District RCMP, with assistance from RCMP Police Dog Services, has arrested man after a theft from a local store in Middleton. On November 23, 2023, Annapolis District RCMP responded to a report of a ...

RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division charges a man involved in weekend stabbing

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division charges a man involved in weekend stabbing RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged a man with Attempt to Commit Murder following a serious incident in Lake Echo. On November 25, at approximately 2 p.m., Halifax District RCMP and EHS responded to a report of a ...

(Update) UPDATE – Missing patient located

**** NSHA Media Release UPDATE – Missing patient located Please be advised the patient reported missing on Monday, Nov. 27 has been located and returned to a Dartmouth hospital. We thank those who assisted in the patient’s safe return. ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a stabbing in Lake Echo

Halifax District RCMP investigate stabbing Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a stabbing in Lake Echo. On Saturday, at approximately 2:00 p.m., police and EHS responded to a report of a stabbing of a 47-year-old woman at a residence on Bumpy Lane in Lake Echo. The woman was taken to hospital by ambulance for life-threatening-injuries. Police learned the victim ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 366 Portland Street, Dartmouth

**** Info via HRFE Fire Investigation Summary for 366 Portland Street, Dartmouth November 12, 2023 This fire involved a multi-unit dwelling. There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was undetermined. The room or area of origin was determined to be the front entrance landing steps. The cause of this fire is classified as ACCIDENTAL. ...

Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime investigation suspicious disappearance of a woman

**** RCMP Media Release Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime investigation suspicious disappearance of a woman The Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating the suspicious disappearance of a woman in Big Bras D’Or. On November 22, 2023, Victoria County District RCMP responded to a report of a possible homicide at a home on Old ...

Antigonish County District RCMP is investigating a hate-motivated mischief that occurred in Antigonish

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish County District RCMP is investigating a hate-motivated mischief in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Antigonish County District RCMP is investigating a hate-motivated mischief that occurred in Antigonish. On October 8, 2023, Antigonish County District RCMP responded to a report of vandalism on a sidewalk on Church St. in Antigonish. RCMP officers learned that ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Ryan Michael Nehiley

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Ryan Michael Nehiley ​ Today marks the fifth anniversary of the murder of Ryan Michael Nehiley and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ On November 23, 2018, at approximately 8:55 p.m., Halifax Regional Police officers responded to ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating two suspicious fires that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate two suspicious fires Halifax Regional Police is investigating two suspicious fires that occurred in Dartmouth last night. At approximately 9:30 p.m. officers and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency were called to a fire outside of an apartment building on Primrose Street. A garbage dumpster had been set on fire ...

Officers responded to a report of an injured person in the area of Primrose Street in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release On November 20 at approximately 7:20 p.m. officers responded to a report of an injured person in the area of Primrose Street in Dartmouth. Two men who were known to each other were in a dispute and one of the men stabbed the other. A 61-year-old man has been charged with ...

Dartmouth Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program

**** Justice Media Release Dartmouth Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program The Province 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 Nathaniel Brown. “Mr. Brown’s family has suffered a terrible loss and they deserve closure,” said Brad ...

Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding this stolen Bomag tamper

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this heavy-duty commercial tamper? Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding this stolen Bomag tamper, valued at approximately $25,000. It was stolen between the evening of November 10 and the morning of November 13 from a construction site at the intersection of Hammonds Plains ...

(Update) Police on scene of weapons call

**** HRP Media Release Police on scene of weapons call Update on this call, a 38-year-old man was taken in custody without incident. Police will remain on scene for the time being, but the street has re-opened. There was no threats to public safety. We thank the public for their cooperation. .  At approximately 2:25 p.m. ...

Province to Build Four More Student Housing Projects / Fresh Food Carts Bring Local Food to More Schools

**** CNS Media Release Province to Build Four More Student Housing Projects ——————————————————— The Province is building new student housing at four Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) campuses to provide students with more affordable options and ease pressure on the local housing supply. About 270 more beds in total will be built at the NSCC ...

Breaking – Police presence on Primrose St

Police presence in the 30 block of Primrose St in Dartmouth with one building taped off at the entrance. More information when available. . . . . . . ...

Annapolis District RCMP charge three people with drug and firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP charge three people with drug and firearms offences Annapolis District RCMP has charged three people with drug and firearms offences after a search warrant was executed at a home in Round Hill. On November 17, 2023, Annapolis District RCMP, with assistance from the Annapolis District RCMP Street Crime ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man found safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found safe The 58-year-old man who was reported missing from Woodville has been found safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ...

Police continue to investigate the murders of Gail Stone and Richard Marriott

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murders of Gail Stone and Richard Marriott Today marks the 25th anniversary of the murders of Gail Stone and Richard Marriott and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. On November 20, 1998, at approximately 9:40 p.m., police ...

Nova Scotians can now access a tool to confidentially report fraud, financial impropriety or suspicious financial activity

**** CNS Media Release New Fraud Reporting Service —————————————————— Nova Scotians can now access a tool to confidentially report fraud, financial impropriety or suspicious financial activity involving organizations funded by the skills and learning branch of the Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration. The fraud reporting service is available through ClearView Connects and provides staff, ...

Annapolis District RCMP is investigating a home invasion that occurred at a home on Parker Mountain Rd. in Parkers Cove

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP investigating home invasion Annapolis District RCMP is investigating a home invasion that occurred at a home on Parker Mountain Rd. in Parkers Cove. On November 17, 2023, at approximately 8:45 p.m., Annapolis District RCMP responded to a report of a home invasion on Parker Mountain Rd. in Parkers ...

(Update) The Halifax woman residing in Sydney that we were looking for on the weekend has been located and is safe

**** Via Cape Breton Regional Police Update The Halifax woman residing in Sydney that we were looking for on the weekend has been located and is safe. Thank you for sharing the information.   ...

Disaster Financial Assistance for Uninsurable Wildfire Losses

**** CNS Media Release Disaster Financial Assistance for Uninsurable Wildfire Losses ———————————————————- The Disaster Financial Assistance Program is now open for municipalities and others who suffered uninsurable losses as a result of this year’s wildfires in Halifax Regional Municipality, Shelburne County and Yarmouth County. “The wildfires that tore through our communities this spring were truly devastating and, while fire losses are ...

Anyone caught dumping on Crown land can expect a bigger fine under the Crown Lands Act

**** CNS Media Release Fine Increased for Dumping on Crown Land ———————————————————- Anyone caught dumping on Crown land can expect a bigger fine under the Crown Lands Act. “We’re serious about protecting our lands and forests,” said Tory Rushton, Minister of Natural Resources and Renewables. “We’re delivering on a promise to increase the fine for ...

The Nova Scotia RCMP’s provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has arrested a man for child pornography offences

**** RCMP Media Release Truro Heights man arrested on child pornography charges The Nova Scotia RCMP’s provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has arrested a man for child pornography offences. Yesterday, ICE, with assistance from Enfield RCMP and RCMP Digital Forensic Services, searched a home in Truro Heights after being notified by United States law ...

Canada-Wide Warrant – Dustin Sacobie, 30

**** Via Saint John Police Canada-Wide Warrant – Dustin Sacobie, 30 The Saint John Police is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Dustin Sacobie who is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant. It is reported that: On November 17, 2023, a warrant was issued for breaching the conditions of statutory release. SACOBIE was residing at a ...

(Update) UPDATE – Missing hunter located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE – Missing hunter located safe The 75-year-old man who was reported missing from McCallum Settlement has been located safe. The man was located safe late this afternoon walking along Truro Rd., McCallum Settlement, by a motorist. He was transported to hospital by EHS as a precaution. The man left his ...

Digby RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man in relation to incidents of intimate partner violence

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant Digby RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man in relation to incidents of intimate partner violence that occurred yesterday in Digby. Alexander Andrew Baker, 28, who may be residing in Digby, is charged with Uttering Threats, Assault with a Weapon, Possession ...

Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of theft at a business on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release On September 13, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of theft at a business on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville RCMP officers learned that three men gained entry into a strip mall sometime that afternoon and stole a substantial quantity of copper pipes and couplings. The trio then fled the ...

(Update) Update: Missing Person Located

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person Located The 44-year-old man whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating on November 15 has been located and was safe. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance. We ask you to consider removing associated name and images from your social media. ...

SiRT Concludes Investigation into Police Use of Force

**** SiRT Release SiRT Concludes Investigation into Police Use of Force ———————————————————————– The Interim Director of the Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) found no reasonable grounds to believe that a Halifax Regional Police (HRP) officer committed a criminal offence in connection with an incident that resulted in a man suffering serious injuries. On May 12, ...

Investigators with the Special Victims Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man in relation to a historical sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges in relation to historical sexual assault Investigators with the Special Victims Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man in relation to a historical sexual assault. Police began an investigation in August 2023 after receiving a report of a historical sexual assault that occurred in ...

Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to an incident in Dartmouth / Halifax Regional Police has charged three people in relation to the seizure of a firearm in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police lay weapons charges Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to an incident in Dartmouth yesterday. At approximately 2:30 p.m. officers responded to a report of an assault in progress at the Halifax Transit Bridge Terminal located at 24 Nantucket Avenue in Dartmouth. Two men were arguing on ...

Breaking – Emergency crews are on scene of a structure fire in the 300 block of Portland Street

Emergency crews are on scene of a structure fire in the 300 block of Portland Street. The fire was quickly brought under control and crews are now doing overhaul. The cause of this fire is unknown at this time. No known injuries . . . . . . ...

RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division charge a man with Attempted Murder

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division charge a man with Attempted Murder The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged a man with Attempted Murder following a serious incident in Middle Sackville. Yesterday, at approximately 6:10 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a home on Sackville Dr. ...

Tent fire on Wyse Rd

No injuries reported after a tent burnt on Wyse Rd on this chilly morning. . . . ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man found safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found safe The 18-year-old man who was reported missing yesterday from Plymouth, Pictou County, has been found safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips.   ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 86 Portland Street, Dartmouth

**** Info via HRFE Fire Investigation Summary for 86 Portland Street, Dartmouth November 2, 2023 This fire involved a multi-unit apartment and business services building. There were no injuries and one fatality. There were operating smoke alarms. The ignition source was determined to be a cigarette. The room or area of origin was determined to be ...

SiRT is investigating a matter involving the arrest of a person that resulted in serious injuries

**** SiRT Release SiRT Investigating Injuries Sustained During Arrest ————————————————————— The Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) is investigating a matter involving the arrest of a person that resulted in serious injuries. On Friday October 20th Halifax Regional Police (HRP) received a complaint that a person wanted by police was a passenger in a taxi in ...

Police laid firearms and drug trafficking charges after a search of a residence in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police lay firearms and drug trafficking charges Police laid firearms and drug trafficking charges after a search of a residence in Halifax this morning. At approximately 5 a.m., investigators from the Special Enforcement Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and the Emergency Response Team conducted a search of a residence ...

UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested Logan Cameron Saucier, 23, who was wanted out of Beaver Bank on a province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested. Saucier was held in custody and has appeared in Dartmouth Provincial Court. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their ...

(Update) Halifax Regional Police is on scene in relation to a demonstration in Dartmouth this morning

**** HRP Media Release Update: Demonstration in Dartmouth Police are no longer on scene in relation to a demonstration in Dartmouth this morning. The group dispersed on their own without incident. We appreciate the public’s patience and cooperation   Police on scene of demonstration in Dartmouth Halifax Regional Police is on scene in relation to ...

A dive team, including MARS Responder, Matt Mar, investigated the report of a dead white shark found outside Halifax in ~10m of water

Wow! **** Info via MARS Well, that was a first for MARS. yesterday, a dive team, including MARS Responder, Matt Mar, investigated the report of a dead white shark found outside Halifax in ~10m of water. Not our typical response, however, given the professional expertise available both within MARS and from the wider diving community, ...

East Hants District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man in relation to incidents of intimate partner violence

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant East Hants District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man in relation to incidents of intimate partner violence from that occurred between November 2022 and November 2023 in Lantz. Ralph Martell, 32, who may be residing in Pictou County, is charged ...

The Special Victim Section of the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged a man in relation to historical sexual assaults that occurred in the Halifax Regional Municipality

**** RCMP Media Release Police charge a man in relation to historical sexual assaults The Special Victim Section of the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged a man in relation to historical sexual assaults that occurred in the Halifax Regional Municipality. In June 2023, police began an investigation after receiving reports of historical sexual ...

UPDATE: Clare Fleckenstein has been located

**** Truro Police Release UPDATE: Clare Fleckenstein has been located   ...

UPDATE: Man wanted on multi-provincial arrest warrant has been arrested

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on multi-provincial arrest warrant has been arrested Charles Blaize Young , 31, who was wanted on a multi-provincial arrest warrant has been arrested. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their shares and re-tweet on social media. ...

UPDATE: Missing woman found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman found deceased The 37-year-old woman who was reported missing from Middle Sackville yesterday has been found deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature, however the investigation is ongoing ...

SiRT Concludes Investigation into Serious Injury During Bridgewater Police Service Arrest

**** SiRT Release SiRT Concludes Investigation into Serious Injury During Bridgewater Police Service Arrest ———————————————————————–­————————————— The Interim Director of the Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) found no reasonable grounds to believe that any member of the Bridgewater Police Service (BPS) committed a criminal offence in connection with an incident that resulted in a woman sustaining ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing man found safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found safe The 46-year-old man who was reported missing yesterday from Port Hawkesbury has been found safe. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for assisting with missing persons files through social media shares and offering tips. ...

Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man following an assault causing bodily harm in Hatchet Lake

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrests a man following an assault Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man following an assault causing bodily harm in Hatchet Lake. On November 2, shortly after 9 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of an assault that occurred outside of a residence on Westridge Rd. ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing woman found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman found deceased The 37-year-old woman who was reported missing from Middle Sackville yesterday has been found deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature, however the investigation is ongoing ...

Police have laid a number of charges in relation to five incidents targeting seniors in Halifax that occurred earlier this year

**** HRP Media Release Police lay fraud related charges Police have laid a number of charges in relation to five incidents targeting seniors in Halifax that occurred earlier this year. In January and February, investigators from the Financial Crime Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division received five reports in relation to a scam intended ...

Shed fire in Halifax

Emergency crews are on scene of a shed fire on Melody Dr in Halifax. Situation is believed to be under control. Photos via Jim Smit