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Police Investigate Break & Enter with Firearm – Dartmouth

Police Investigate Break & Enter with Firearm – Dartmouth

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

Lower Sackville man charged with sexual assault and sexual interference

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

Police charge two men for robbery

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

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

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest man with outstanding warrant and lay new weapon and drug charges Police have charged a man for weapon and drug offences after arresting him on an outstanding warrant for prior weapon-related charges. Members with the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division were searching for a ...
Halifax District RCMP recently responded to a 911 call about a pig that was loose on Highway 357 in Meaghers Grant

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

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

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Tabitha Sisco-Wearing

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located The​ 49-year-old female who was reported missing from New Germany has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   Missing person: Help the RCMP find Tabitha Sisco-Wearing ​ Lunenburg County District RCMP is asking ...
Police responded to a report of gun shots in the area of Lahey Road and​ Clarence Street in​ Dartmouth

Police responded to a report of gun shots in the area of Lahey Road and​ Clarence Street in​ Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release On April 8, 2021 at approximately​ 7:00 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of possible gun shots in the area of Lahey Road and​ Clarence Street in​ Dartmouth.​ Officers arrived on scene and confirmed a shooting had taken place. No reports of any injuries.​ Officers are currently on scene, ...
Police executed a search warrant in the 20 block of Hastings Drive, Dartmouth

Police executed a search warrant in the 20 block of Hastings Drive, Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Members of the​ Halifax Regional Police patrol,​ Emergency Response Team and​ ​ Integrated General Investigation Section​​ executed a search warrant in the 20 block of Hastings Drive, Dartmouth.​ Two (2) adult males were taken into custody without incident for robbery and weapons offences. Anyone who observes suspicious activity in or around parked ...
Fire Investigation Summary for 231 Buckingham Drive, Stillwater Lake

Fire Investigation Summary for 231 Buckingham Drive, Stillwater Lake

**** Info via HRFE Fire Investigation Summary 231 Buckingham Drive, Stillwater Lake March 26, 2021 This fire involved a single unit dwelling.  There was one fatality. The ignition source was determined to be electrical.  The area of origin was determined to be a basement storage room. There were operating smoke alarms. The cause of this fire is classified ...
Police Arrest suspect on Warrant of Arrest, in possession of a firearm and drugs – Dartmouth

Police Arrest suspect on Warrant of Arrest, in possession of a firearm and drugs – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Arrest suspect on Warrant of Arrest, in possession of a firearm and drugs – Dartmouth At 2:42 p.m., The Halifax Regional Police and Royal Canadian Mounted Police Integrated Drug Unit were searching for an adult male Wanted on a Warrant of Arrest.​   Officers observed the male enter a vehicle and then ...
Truro Police Service received multiple complaints about graffiti on churches and a business

Truro Police Service received multiple complaints about graffiti on churches and a business

**** Truro Police Release On April 6th 2021, the Truro Police Service received multiple complaints about graffiti on churches and a business in the downtown of Truro. On April 7th 2021 at around 1030am, Truro Police Service was advised of multiple fire alarms being tampered with in the Prince Street area. As a result of ...
Help the RCMP solve break, enter and theft

Help the RCMP solve break, enter and theft

**** RCMP Media Release Help the RCMP solve break, enter and theft ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft of windows and doors that occurred recently in Timberlea. ​ Sometime between 4 p.m. on April 3, and 7:30 a.m. on April 5, a home under construction on Marketway Lane was broken ...
CBSA and CFIA lay charges following joint investigation into seafood plant

CBSA and CFIA lay charges following joint investigation into seafood plant

**** CBSA / CFIA Media Release CBSA and CFIA lay charges following joint investigation into seafood plant ​ The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today announced charges following a joint investigation with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) into Atlantic ChiCan Seafood, a Nova Scotia based seafood plant. In collaboration with CFIA, the CBSA investigated ...
Police charge man in historical sexual assaults

Police charge man in historical sexual assaults

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in historical sexual assaults Investigators with the Sexual Assault Investigation Team of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man in relation to historical sexual assaults that occurred in Dartmouth in the mid 2000s. ​ Investigators have charged Graeme Hamilton Bethune, 74, of Halifax, with one count of ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find David Franklin MacDonald

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

**** RCMP Media Release Update : The 43-year-old male who was reported missing from Waterville has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   Missing person: Help the RCMP find David Franklin MacDonald Kings District RCMP is asking for the​ public’s ...
RCMP is investigating after an off-road vehicle collision on a service road near Highway 101

RCMP is investigating after an off-road vehicle collision on a service road near Highway 101

**** RCMP Media Release East Hants District RCMP is investigating after an off-road vehicle collision on a service road near Highway 101. At approximately 4:45 p.m. yesterday, police were notified of a collision on a service road near Highway 101 in Mount Uniacke. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene and found a damaged ATV ...
Fatal boating incident in Sissiboo Grand Lake area

Fatal boating incident in Sissiboo Grand Lake area

**** RCMP Media Release Fatal boating incident in Sissiboo Grand Lake area At​ 6:57​ p.m. yesterday, Digby RCMP was called to an over-turned aluminum boat on Second Lake near Sissiboo Grand Lake. RCMP and emergency responders including EHS, Fire and Ground Search and Rescue attended the remote area. It was reported that three men were ...
Police Investigate Break & Enter with a Weapon – Dartmouth

Police Investigate Break & Enter with a Weapon – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break & Enter with a Weapon – Dartmouth At 2:30 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an adult female sprayed with Bear Spray in the 300 Block of Portland Street Dartmouth.​ A suspect armed with Bear Spray forced his way into an apartment and assaulted the resident with ...
(Found) Missing Person: Help us locate David Croft

(Found) Missing Person: Help us locate David Croft

**** RCMP Media Release Update : The 26-year-old who was reported missing from​ Liverpool yesterday​ has been located and is safe. ​ The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   Missing Person: Help us locate David Croft Queens District RCMP is asking for the public’s help ...
Halifax Regional Police statement on a March 26th incident and a related video

Halifax Regional Police statement on a March 26th incident and a related video

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police statement on a March 26th incident and a related video Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella issued the following statement today: ​ “Since a video snippet surfaced related to a March 26 incident on Wentworth Drive in Halifax, there has been ongoing public and media interest in the ...
Police seek the public’s assistance in locating a man in relation to a robbery

Police seek the public’s assistance in locating a man in relation to a robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police seek the public’s assistance in locating a man in relation to a robbery Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man with an arrest warrant for a robbery that occurred in Halifax last week. On March 26 at approximately 6 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons ...
Police continue to investigate the murder of Ronald Jack Henderson

Police continue to investigate the murder of Ronald Jack Henderson

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Ronald Jack Henderson ​ Monday marks the 35th anniversary of the murder of Ronald Jack Henderson and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ On April 5, 1986, police responded to a report of an injured person at 90 ...
Following interest expressed by the Africville Heritage Trust regarding property adjacent to the Africville Museum, the Halifax Port Authority has proposed a land exchange with the Halifax Regional Municipality in the area of Fairview Cove near historic Africville

Following interest expressed by the Africville Heritage Trust regarding property adjacent to the Africville Museum, the Halifax Port Authority has proposed a land exchange with the Halifax Regional Municipality in the area of Fairview Cove near historic Africville

Joint statement by the Africville Heritage Trust, the Halifax Port Authority and the Halifax Regional Municipality ​ The following is a joint statement by the Africville Heritage Trust, the Halifax Port Authority and the Halifax Regional Municipality:​ ​ Following interest expressed by the Africville Heritage Trust regarding property adjacent to the Africville Museum, the Halifax ...
Two HRCE Schools to be Renamed

Two HRCE Schools to be Renamed

**** HRCE Media Release Two HRCE Schools to be Renamed Two schools in the Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) will have new identities when they welcome students and staff back to class this fall. Sir John A. Macdonald High School in Upper Tantallon is being renamed Bay View High School. Tallahassee Community School in Eastern Passage is ...
Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this week.

Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this week.

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this week. At approximately 9:30 p.m. on March 29 Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery at Leonardo’s Convenience Store at 95 Caledonia Road in Dartmouth. A man entered the store, produced a knife and demanded ...
Can you identify this person of interest?

Can you identify this person of interest?

**** RCMP Media Release Can you identify this person of interest? On January 29, 2021, at approximately 8:40 a.m., Musquodoboit Harbour RCMP was notified of a theft from a change purse at a grocery store on Highway 7 in Head of Jeddore. A change purse was located and turned in to a store employee. The ...
(Found) Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 17 year-old Cole Harbour male

(Found) Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 17 year-old Cole Harbour male

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing person located. The 17-year-old youth police had requested assistance locating yesterday has been located safely.​ We thank the media and the public for their concern and assistance   Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 17 year-old Cole Harbour male. ​ Ronen FRANZMAN was last seen in ...
Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient

Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​ Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 57-year-old Tina Marie Hiles, who is missing from a Dartmouth hospital. ​ Ms. Hiles has brown eyes and buzzed, short grey/black hair. She stands 4’11” and weighs 166 lbs. She was last ...
(Update) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Kevin Gerard MacDonald

(Update) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Kevin Gerard MacDonald

**** RCMP Media Release Update : A 57-year-old man from Lower Barneys River who was reported missing yesterday has been found deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature; however, the investigation is ongoing.   Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Kevin Gerard MacDonald Pictou District RCMP is asking for the​ public’s​ ...
Police Investigate Armed Robbery – Dartmouth

Police Investigate Armed Robbery – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Armed Robbery – Dartmouth At 9:30 p.m., 29th March, 2021, Halifax Regional Police responded to an armed robbery at Leonardo’s Convenience Store, 95 Caledonia Road, Dartmouth.​ 1 male suspect entered the store, produced a knife, and demanded money. Suspect did not get any money, but did take scratch tickets ...
Flight Safety Investigation Report for Kamloops Snowbirds accident

Flight Safety Investigation Report for Kamloops Snowbirds accident

**** RCAF Release Flight Safety Investigation Report for Kamloops Snowbirds accident Location: 1 NM east of Kamloops airport, BC Date: 17 May 2020 Status: Investigation Completed The accident involved a CT114 Tutor aircraft from the Canadian Armed Forces Air Demonstration Team (Snowbirds) enroute to Comox, BC to reposition in support of Op INSPIRATION. The aircraft was number two ...
Police charge man for firearms and drug offences

Police charge man for firearms and drug offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for firearms and drug offences Police have charged a man with firearms and drug trafficking offences in relation to an incident in Halifax on the weekend. On March 26 at approximately 6 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint in the 200 block of Wentworth Drive ...
Police arrest man for aggravated assault in Halifax

Police arrest man for aggravated assault in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest man for aggravated assault in Halifax ​ At approximately 5:10 p.m. on March 28th, 2021​ Halifax Regional Police responded to a shelter on Barrington Street, Halifax​ after a male arrived there suffering from a stab wound to his face. An investigation was initiated and it was discovered that the ...
Halifax Regional Police statement on a recent incident involving an officer

Halifax Regional Police statement on a recent incident involving an officer

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police statement on a recent incident involving an officer ​ Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella issued the following statement today: ​ “Earlier today, a video surfaced on social media platforms involving one of Halifax Regional Police officers. We have since identified the incident that took place on March ...
HRFE Statement regarding fatal fire in the Halifax Regional Municipality / RCMP investigate Fatal house fire in Stillwater Lake

HRFE Statement regarding fatal fire in the Halifax Regional Municipality / RCMP investigate Fatal house fire in Stillwater Lake

**** HRFE Media Release Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency Statement regarding fatal fire in the Halifax Regional Municipality ​  At approximately 7:50 p.m. on March 26, firefighters were called to a report of heavy smoke in a home on Buckingham Drive in the community of Stillwater Lake.​ Arriving firefighters encountered heavy smoke and fire in ...
Police Investigate Weapons call and arrest a suspect with a firearm

Police Investigate Weapons call and arrest a suspect with a firearm

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons call and arrest a suspect with a firearm At 6:00 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a Weapons complaint in the 200 block of Wentworth Drive Halifax.​ Multiple Patrol officers quickly secured the area taking three adult males into custody.​ A forth male fled on foot.​ Incidental to arrest a ...
No Charges Against HRP Officer Involved Shooting

No Charges Against HRP Officer Involved Shooting

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against HRP Officer Involved Shooting The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has released its report into the discharge of a firearm by a Halifax Regional Police officer. On August 25, 2020 Halifax Regional Police were investigating a complaint of a stolen vehicle. At approximately 8:20 p.m. officers located ...
Police continue to investigate the murder of Ann Marie Masson

Police continue to investigate the murder of Ann Marie Masson

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Ann Marie Masson ​ Sunday marks the 35th anniversary of the murder of Ann Marie Masson and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ On March 28, 1986, at approximately 1:55 a.m., police responded to a report ...
Theodore Tugboat to Become Marine Career Ambassador

Theodore Tugboat to Become Marine Career Ambassador

**** Ambassatours Media Release Theodore Tugboat to Become Marine Career Ambassador Today we are announcing that Nova Scotia’s life-sized TV replica tugboat, Theodore Too, has been acquired by Blair McKeil (founder of McKeil Marine, one of Canada’s leading marine service providers). In his new role, Theodore will embark on new promotional missions, spanning ports throughout ...
Government Releases Budget 2021-22

Government Releases Budget 2021-22

**** FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD Release Government Releases Budget 2021-22  —————————————————————- The Rankin government’s first budget reflects the priorities of Nova Scotians, providing a path to balance in four years, and investments in key sectors such as long-term care, public health, mental health and the environment. It lays a solid foundation for a strong economy in which ...
Two men face charges for illegal cigarettes and money laundering after searches at two Glace Bay residences

Two men face charges for illegal cigarettes and money laundering after searches at two Glace Bay residences

**** Cape Breton Police Release Two men face charges for illegal cigarettes and money laundering after searches at two Glace Bay residences this week with the Service NS Compliance and Special Investigations Unit. We seized 12,500 contraband cigarettes, firearms and $440,000 in cash. The cigarettes are valued at approximately $7,500 with estimated tax values of ...
(Update) Police Investigate Weapons Call – Dartmouth

(Update) Police Investigate Weapons Call – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call – Dartmouth At 10:35​ p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots at Windmill Road / Bethel Ave in Dartmouth. Responding officers located evidence that a shooting did take place. Investigators from Patrol and the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are on ...
Antigonish County District RCMP is investigating after anti-Indigenous graffiti was discovered on Highway 104

Antigonish County District RCMP is investigating after anti-Indigenous graffiti was discovered on Highway 104

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish RCMP investigating graffiti incident Antigonish County District RCMP is investigating after anti-Indigenous graffiti was discovered on Highway 104 near Heatherton. Yesterday morning, RCMP received a complaint from a passing motorist alerting them to the graffiti. The offensive graffiti was removed from the roadway by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure ...
Police charge three men for theft

Police charge three men for theft

**** HRP Media Release Police charge three men for theft ​ Police have charged three men in relation to a theft from a construction site that occurred last night in Halifax. ​ At approximately 9 p.m. police responded to a report of a theft in progress from a construction site located on Clyde Street in ...
Police have charged a man with firearm offences in relation to an incident in Halifax

Police have charged a man with firearm offences in relation to an incident in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for firearms offences ​ Police have charged a man with firearm offences in relation to an incident last night in Halifax. ​ At approximately 9:45 p.m. police responded to a report of a man checking vehicles in the area of Edwards Street and Jubilee Road. Central Division patrol ...
Legislation Will Accelerate Land Title Claims in Historic African Nova Scotian Communities

Legislation Will Accelerate Land Title Claims in Historic African Nova Scotian Communities

****JUSTICE/COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE Release Legislation Will Accelerate Land Title Claims in Historic African Nova Scotian Communities —————————————————————- The Rankin government is introducing legislation that will help speed up the settling of land claims and address land ownership inequities in five historic African Nova Scotian communities. Today, March 23, Randy Delorey, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, introduced ...
Inverness District RCMP rescued a pair of youth after they became lost while hiking the Skyline Trail

Inverness District RCMP rescued a pair of youth after they became lost while hiking the Skyline Trail

**** RCMP Media Release Inverness District RCMP rescued a pair of youth after they became lost while hiking the Skyline Trail. On March 21, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Cheticamp RCMP Detachment received a report that two 17-year-old hikers were lost after going off the travelled portion of the Skyline Trail.   Members were able to ...
Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Halifax.

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

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Robbery​ ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Halifax. ​ At 01:50 AM on March 23rd, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Needs Convenience, located at 6130 Chebucto Road, in Halifax. A man entered the store and produced a ...
Police charge woman in relation to three arsons

Police charge woman in relation to three arsons

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman in relation to three arsons ​ Police have charged a woman in relation to three arsons that occurred in Bedford earlier this month. ​ Police received three reports of suspicious fires that had occurred in an apartment building on Rutledge Street in Bedford between March 6 and 7.​ ...
(Found) Missing Person: Hugh Landry

(Found) Missing Person: Hugh Landry

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 66-year-old Halifax man police issued a media release asking for the public’s assistance in locating on March 19, has been located safe. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance. Missing Person: Hugh Landry ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance ...
Halifax Regional Police are investigating two suspicious circumstances incidents that occurred in Halifax

Halifax Regional Police are investigating two suspicious circumstances incidents that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating suspicious circumstances ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating two suspicious circumstances incidents that occurred early this morning in Halifax. ​ At 12:09 a.m. police responded to a report that a resident had observed a man on the fire escape outside their residence on Victoria Road. The man left the ...
Police Investigate Weapons call – Dartmouth

Police Investigate Weapons call – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons call – Dartmouth At 10:30 p.m. 18 March, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a male sprayed Bear Spray in the 0-100 Block of Albro Lake Road Dartmouth.​ Two suspects armed with bear spray entered an apartment and assaulted an adult male inside.​ The suspects fled in dark ...
Police investigating assault on bus driver

Police investigating assault on bus driver

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating assault on bus driver ​ Police are investigating an assault on a bus driver that occurred last night in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 11:55 p.m., officers responded to Kennedy Drive following a report that a Halifax Transit bus driver had been assaulted. A male passenger assaulted the bus driver ...
Suspicious fire under investigation in Bridgewater

Suspicious fire under investigation in Bridgewater

**** Bridgewater Police Release On Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at approximately 4:25 a.m., Bridgewater Police Service, Bridgewater Fire Department, and EHS responded to a 911 call and fire alarm at a four-storey residential apartment building located at 32 Pleasant Street in Bridgewater. Once on the scene, it was determined that a fire had occurred in ...
Police Investigate Weapons Call – Halifax

Police Investigate Weapons Call – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call – Halifax At 10:09 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots at Connaught Avenue / Windsor Street Halifax. Responding officers located evidence that a shooting did take place. Traffic Blocked: South bound vehicle and pedestrian traffic is block on Connaught Avenue between Windsor ...
(Found) Missing Person: Mya Quinn

(Found) Missing Person: Mya Quinn

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person Update: The missing 17-year-old youth whom police requested the public’s assistance finding yesterday has been safely located. We thank the public and media for their concern and assistance. . Missing Person: Mya Quinn ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 17-year-old youth. ​ Mya ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Michael Ligh Webber

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Michael Ligh Webber

**** RCMP Media Release Update: The man who was reported missing on this date has been located.​ The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. . Missing person: Help the RCMP find Michael Ligh Webber Lunenburg District RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating​ 51-year-old ...
Do you know Todd Francis Axworthy?

Do you know Todd Francis Axworthy?

**** Cape Breton Police Release Do you know Todd Francis Axworthy? We’re looking for him after he fled yesterday evening, when Street Crime officers attempted to arrest him for several outstanding warrants on charges of Mischief, Drug Trafficking, Conspiracy, Obstruction and Breaches of Court-ordered conditions. During the arrest attempt, he assaulted officers, drove away in ...
Halifax District RCMP locate lost ATV rider

Halifax District RCMP locate lost ATV rider

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP locate lost ATV rider Halifax District RCMP have located a lost ATV rider after he became separated from his group. On March 13, at approximately 8:10 p.m., Halifax District RCMP received a call from a missing ATV rider in an area off Old Guysborough Rd. The ATV rider ...
(Update) Police Investigate Weapons Complaint

(Update) Police Investigate Weapons Complaint

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Complaint ​ Halifax Regional Police are currently onscene at a residence in Longard Plaza in Halifax, regarding a weapons complaint. The incident began earlier when a report was made to police that a man was seen in public with a firearm. ​ The incident is contained and the ...
(Update) RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance to locate​ 60-year-old Larry David Veinotte.

(Update) RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance to locate​ 60-year-old Larry David Veinotte.

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person found deceased  ​ A 60-year-old man from Harmony who was reported missing on March 14 has been found deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature; however, the investigation is on . Missing person: Help the RCMP find Larry David Veinotte Kings District RCMP is asking ...
Police clear scene on Elliott Street in Dartmouth .

Police clear scene on Elliott Street in Dartmouth .

**** HRP Media Release Police clear scene on Elliott Street in Dartmouth  Police have now cleared the scene on Elliott Street in Dartmouth, following human remains found in the area yesterday.​ We would like to thank members of the public and local residents for their patience as police completed their work in the area during ...
Yarmouth RCMP investigates fatal ATV collision

Yarmouth RCMP investigates fatal ATV collision

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth RCMP investigates fatal ATV collision ​ At approximately 6:20 a.m. this morning, police were called to a single-vehicle crash on the Hardscratch Rd. in South Ohio. ​ The RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found an ATV near the roadway upright with extensive damage. The driver, a 22-year-old man from ...
(Update) Halifax Regional Police are investigating a bomb threat that was received this morning in Halifax

(Update) Halifax Regional Police are investigating a bomb threat that was received this morning in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police have now re-opened the roadways. Walmart has informed us of their re-opening as well. Police members will continue to have a presence in the area for the foreseeable future, but have cleared the area and business of potential risks. . Police investigate Bomb Threat ​ Halifax Regional Police are ...
Police Investigate Robbery

Police Investigate Robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Robbery At 9:13 pm HRP officers responded to a Robbery call in the​ 0-100 block of Portland Street, Dartmouth.​ The owner of a business​ indicated that 3​ males, wearing masks,​ came into the store with a firearm​ and​ the suspects made off with an amount of cash​ and property. ...
(Update) Police are on scene investigating the location of human remains in Dartmouth

(Update) Police are on scene investigating the location of human remains in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police clear scene on Elliott Street in Dartmouth .Police have now cleared the scene on Elliott Street in Dartmouth, following human remains found in the area yesterday.​ We would like to thank members of the public and local residents for their patience as police completed their work in the area during ...
Police charge two people for weapons offences

Police charge two people for weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people for weapons offences ​ Police have charged two people with weapon​ offences after an incident in Bedford last night. ​ At approximately 6:45 p.m. police received a report of firearms that were believed to be improperly stored at a residence on William Borrett Terrace in Bedford. Investigators ...
Halifax Regional Police presence near some HRCE schools today.

Halifax Regional Police presence near some HRCE schools today.

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police presence near some HRCE schools today. ​ Yesterday police received a report of threats made to individuals related to HRCE schools. At this time, we do not believe there to be an immediate danger to the students or staff. The investigation is ongoing and out of an abundance ...
Police Investigate Weapons Complaint

Police Investigate Weapons Complaint

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Complaint Update; Halifax Regional Police are no longer on scene at the previous weapons complaint on William Borrett Terrace, Bedford. The road is now open to traffic. The investigation is in the early stages and a further update will be made when available.​ ​. Halifax Regional Police are ...
New Legislation Strengthens Laws on Police Impersonation

New Legislation Strengthens Laws on Police Impersonation

**** JUSTICE Media Release New Legislation Strengthens Laws on Police Impersonation—————————————————————-New legislation will restrict access to police items, making it more difficult for someone to impersonate a police officer.The Police Identity Management Act, introduced today, March 11, will strengthen existing legislation by prohibiting the sale, reproduction or possession of police issued items by or for ...
(Update) Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax

(Update) Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax ​ At 11:10 p.m., on the 10th of March, Halifax Regional Police responded to a Robbery at Shoppers Drug Mart, 3430 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax.​ Two males damaged a display case taking several electronic items.​ The two suspects threatened a staff member while brandished a knife and fled ...
Police Investigate Weapons Call – Halifax

Police Investigate Weapons Call – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call – Halifax At 2:30​ a.m., The Halifax Regional Police Emergency Response Team responded to a Weapons complaint at 36 Abby Road Halifax and executed a Search Warrant at an apartment.​ Officers arrested two adults, one male and one female without incident.​ No one was injured during this incident. Investigators ...
What are “cappers” and why do parents need to know?

What are “cappers” and why do parents need to know?

**** Info via cybertips.ca What are “cappers” and why do parents need to know? With kids spending more time online during COVID-19, individuals looking to exploit children online are sharing “best practices” for targeting and abusing children during this pandemic. “They recommend parents monitor their kids online activities even more strictly now (we know most ...
SiRT: No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in Shooting

SiRT: No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in Shooting

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in Shooting The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has released its report into the shooting of a male by the Halifax District RCMP. Shortly after 4 p.m. on July 9, 2020, the Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call in Eastern Passage ...
(Found) Missing Person: Matthew James Sonnichsen

(Found) Missing Person: Matthew James Sonnichsen

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing Person: located The missing 33-year-old Dartmouth man that police requested the publics assistance in locating today has been found and is safe. We thank the public for their concern and assistance.   Missing Person: Matthew James Sonnichsen ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 33-year-old ...
High Risk-Offender Notification: Gerald Edmund Pike

High Risk-Offender Notification: Gerald Edmund Pike

****  HRP Media Release High Risk-Offender Notification: Gerald Edmund Pike ​ 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. ​ Gerald Edmund Pike, 53, was released from a correctional ...
Police investigate suspicious circumstances

Police investigate suspicious circumstances

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious circumstances ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating six reports of suspicious circumstances that occurred in Halifax in February and March. ​ Police received six reports from February 1 to March 4 of suspicious circumstances that occurred in the area of South Park and Brenton streets in Halifax. Investigators ...
Meteghan RCMP investigate after shots fired into home  / Eskasoni man faces charges after shots fired​

Meteghan RCMP investigate after shots fired into home / Eskasoni man faces charges after shots fired​

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan RCMP investigate after shots fired into home Meteghan RCMP are asking for the public’s help after gunshots were fired into a home. On March 7 at approximately 12:15 a.m., Meteghan RCMP responded to a complaint that two shots were fired through a window into a home on Little Brook Connector ...
Kentville man charged for child pornography offences

Kentville man charged for child pornography offences

**** RCMP Media Release Kentville man charged for child pornography offencesThe RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a Kentville man for child pornography offences.On March 4, the RCMP’s ICE Unit, along with members of the Kings District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit, RCMP General Investigation Section, RCMP Digital Forensics Services and the ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Sarah Roberts

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Sarah Roberts

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing person located The 49-year-old female who was reported missing from Wolfville has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Sarah Roberts Kings District RCMP is asking for the​ public’s ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Haley Alice Wheaton

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

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing person located The 16-year-old female who was reported missing from Plymouth has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. . Missing person: Help the RCMP find Haley Alice Wheaton Pictou County District RCMP is asking ...
(Found) Missing Person: Miranda Mason-Lamont

(Found) Missing Person: Miranda Mason-Lamont

**** HRP Media Release Update: Missing patient LOCATED In regards to the below media release that was made on March 4th, 2021 for missing person​ Miranda Mason-Lamont, she has been safely located. We would like to thank the public for their help in the resolution of this matter. . Missing Person: Miranda Mason-Lamont Halifax Regional Police ...
Halifax Regional Police Issue Statement on Video Involving Youths

Halifax Regional Police Issue Statement on Video Involving Youths

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police Issue Statement on Video Involving Youths ​ Halifax — Today, following a video that has surfaced on some social media platforms involving visuals of a physical altercation between some youths, Halifax Regional Police issued the following statement: ​ “Halifax Regional Police would like to confirm that we have ...
(Found) Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 17-year-old youth.

(Found) Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 17-year-old youth.

**** HRP Media Release Update: The 17-year-old Dartmouth youth reported missing on March 5th, has been safely located. We would like to thank the public for their concern and assistance . Missing Person: Mya Quinn Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 17-year-old youth. Mya Quinn was last seen on February ...
Police investigating theft of construction tools

Police investigating theft of construction tools

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating theft of construction tools ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in relation to the investigation of a break and enter at a construction site in Halifax. ​ On February 17 police received a report of a break and enter that had occurred overnight at a construction site ...
Halifax man charged following home invasion

Halifax man charged following home invasion

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax man charged following home invasionThe RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a home invasion on March 2 in Fall River.At 8:25 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of an assault with a weapon at a home on Fall River Rd.When policed arrived, they arrested a suspect, who ...
Ocean rescue after ship calls a mayday

Ocean rescue after ship calls a mayday

**** Info via Halifax JRCC Amazing. Imagery of the transfer of the final four crew from the FV Atlantic Destiny and the two SAR Techs to the CCGS Cape Roger this morning. At 1036 AST, the FV sunk. The Cape Roger is now heading towards Shelburne, NS. (Via Halifax JRCC) Original post (Rescue) JRCC Halifax, ...
Maitland man charged with Aggravated Assault

Maitland man charged with Aggravated Assault

**** RCMP Media Release Maitland man charged with Aggravated Assault Enfield District RCMP have charged a Maitland man after he assaulted two women at a home. On February 25 at approximately 5 a.m., Enfield District RCMP members responded to a complaint of an assault with a weapon at a home on Cedar Rd. in Maitland.The ...
No Charges in Discharge of Firearms by RCMP Officers at Onslow Fire Hall​

No Charges in Discharge of Firearms by RCMP Officers at Onslow Fire Hall​

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges in Discharge of Firearms by RCMP Officers at Onslow Fire Hall​ ————————————————————————————————————– The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has cleared two RCMP Officers of any wrongdoing in the discharge of their firearms. Beginning the night of Saturday, April 18, 2020 RCMP Colchester District received several 911 calls ...
BPS MEMBERS RESPOND TO STABBING; REQUEST PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

BPS MEMBERS RESPOND TO STABBING; REQUEST PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

**** Bridgewater Police Release BPS MEMBERS RESPOND TO STABBING; REQUEST PUBLIC ASSISTANCE Bridgewater Police Service (BPS) members responded to a report of a male covered in blood on Old Bridge Street in Bridgewater at approximately 4:15 p.m. this afternoon. Upon arrival, members investigated and located a male in the vicinity of Old Bridge Street who ...
Man charged with attempted murder following road rage incident

Man charged with attempted murder following road rage incident

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP has charged a 26-year-old man from Lawrencetown with attempted murder and other offences following a road rage incident in Lawrencetown. On February 24 at approximately 12:30 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a man being struck by a vehicle in a parking lot off of ...
Man charged following assault with a weapon

Man charged following assault with a weapon

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged following assault with a weapon The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division have charged a 29-year-old man with assault with a weapon. At approximately 10:35 p.m. on February 22, Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call about an assault. When police arrived, they located ...
Police Investigate Arson – Bedford

Police Investigate Arson – Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Arson – Bedford At 11:15 p.m., on the 1st of March, Halifax Regional Police and HRM Fire & Emergency responded to a fire alarm inside an apartment building at 201 Rutledge Street Bedford.​ Multiple callers reported smoke inside the building.​ Numerous tenants evacuated the building.​ HRM Fire & Emergency located a fire ...
Police investigate break and enter, assault and suspicious fire

Police investigate break and enter, assault and suspicious fire

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigate break and enter, assault and suspicious fire ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a break and enter, assault and arson that occurred at a home in Lower Sackville. ​ At approximately 5:10 a.m. on February 27, Halifax District RCMP responded to ...
Police Investigate Attempted Robbery – Dartmouth

Police Investigate Attempted Robbery – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Attempted Robbery – Dartmouth At 5:00 p.m., 26th February, 2021, Halifax Regional Police responded to an attempted robbery at the Royal Bank of Canada, 40 Tacoma Drive, Dartmouth.​ 2 males entered the bank and demanded money, indicating they had a firearm.​ No weapons seen. Suspects left on foot without receiving money.​ Suspects ...
(Found) Missing Person: Alischa Charmaine Rudolph​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

(Found) Missing Person: Alischa Charmaine Rudolph​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

**** HRP Media Release Update: The 35-year-old Halifax woman reported missing on February 26 has been located safely. Police thank the public for their concern and assistance. Missing Person: Alischa Charmaine Rudolph​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 35-year-old Halifax woman. ​ Alischa ...
Four arrested for Wellington home invasion

Four arrested for Wellington home invasion

**** RCMP Media Release Four arrested for Wellington home invasionThe RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has arrested four people in relation to the home invasion in Wellington on December 24, 2020.At approximately​ 2:05​ a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of a home invasion in Wellington. Police arrived to find that the suspects had ...
New Glasgow Regional Police charge a 47-year-old with Identity Theft and Defamatory Libel.

New Glasgow Regional Police charge a 47-year-old with Identity Theft and Defamatory Libel.

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police charge a 47-year-old with Identity Theft and Defamatory Libel. After a two-month long investigation, New Glasgow Regional Police has laid four charges against a 47-year-old for Identity Fraud and Defamatory Libel. New Glasgow Regional Police received a complaint in January, that another person’s identity was used ...
Police seek suspect in property damage

Police seek suspect in property damage

**** HRP Media Release Police seek suspect in property damage ​ Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a property damage investigation that occurred this month. ​ On February 12 police received a report of damage that had been caused to a vehicle in the 800 block of Herring Cove Road ...
Police investigate​ home invasion, abduction (Update)​

Police investigate​ home invasion, abduction (Update)​

**** HRP Media Release Update: As a result of information provided by a member of the public, police have located the vehicle in the February 24 home invasion that occurred on Glen Moir Terrace in Bedford. We thank the public and the media for their assistance. Police continue investigation of​ home invasion-abduction​ Police are continuing ...
Help RCMP solve break and enter to Berwick convenience store

Help RCMP solve break and enter to Berwick convenience store

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP solve break and enter to Berwick convenience store Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to solve a break and enter to a convenience store on Commercial St. in Berwick. At 1:45 a.m. on February 17, Kingston RCMP responded to an alarm from the store. The suspect fled ...
(Update) Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to identify a suspect in a counterfeit money investigation

(Update) Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to identify a suspect in a counterfeit money investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Update:The suspect in the investigation into counterfeit money used at a convenience store on Main St. in Kingston on February 22 has been identified. Further updates will be provided as warranted.Thank you to the public for their shares and retweets on social media. . Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to ...
Police charge man with break and enter and theft

Police charge man with break and enter and theft

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with break and enter and theft ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a break and enter and theft of a motor vehicle that occurred in Bedford last week. ​ On February 15 police received a report that a man had broken into a parking garage ...
New Premier, Cabinet and Vision for Nova Scotia

New Premier, Cabinet and Vision for Nova Scotia

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release New Premier, Cabinet and Vision for Nova Scotia—————————————————————-Iain Rankin was sworn in as Nova Scotia’s 29th Premier today, Feb. 23. His 16-member cabinet, in revamped roles and departments, support his vision for a dynamic and prosperous Nova Scotia. Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc presided over the ceremony at Halifax’s Convention Centre, ...
Truro police seek witness after altercation involving elderly men

Truro police seek witness after altercation involving elderly men

**** Truro Police Service Release Officers with the Truro Police Service have been investigating an incident that occurred on Wednesday February 17, 2021, just shortly after 7:00 pm, at the Superstore situated on Elm Street. We have spoken with witnesses and believe there may be more people who saw what happened. The incident involved an ...
Police looking for witnesses in the 2020 homicide of Donnie Lohnes

Police looking for witnesses in the 2020 homicide of Donnie Lohnes

**** RCMP Media Release Police looking for witnesses in the 2020 homicide of Donnie Lohnes ​ The RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit is asking for help from anyone with information related to the unsolved murder of Donnie Lohnes. On October 25, 2020, Donnie Lohnes was attacked near his home in Pine Grove, Nova Scotia. ...
New Glasgow Regional Police Charge Man with Pointing a Replica Handgun and Uttering Threats

New Glasgow Regional Police Charge Man with Pointing a Replica Handgun and Uttering Threats

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police Charge Man with Pointing a Replica Handgun and Uttering Threats On Saturday February 20, 2021 at 1245 pm police received information, in relation to a weapons complaint that took place at a residence on Frederick Street New Glasgow. Information received is that when two female’s knocked ...
Police charge Middle Sackville man following robbery and dangerous driving incidents

Police charge Middle Sackville man following robbery and dangerous driving incidents

**** RCMP Media Release Police charge Middle Sackville man following robbery and dangerous driving incidents RCMP in Colchester, East Hants and Halifax District are investigating after three incidents involving the same suspect over the weekend. On February 21 at 5:49 a.m., Colchester County District RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision and Break and Enter at ...
Police release name of homicide victim,  seek public assistance in Dartmouth homicide investigation

Police release name of homicide victim, seek public assistance in Dartmouth homicide investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police release name of homicide victim ​ Police are releasing the name of the victim in the homicide that occurred on Saturday in Dartmouth. ​ Police are now in a position to identify the victim as 25-year-old Joseph Beals of Dartmouth.​ ​ At 2:10 p.m. on February 20, Halifax Regional Police ...
Victim​ in yesterday’s weapons call succumbs to injuries Death​ ruled as homicide​ / Police seek public assistance in Dartmouth homicide investigation​

Victim​ in yesterday’s weapons call succumbs to injuries Death​ ruled as homicide​ / Police seek public assistance in Dartmouth homicide investigation​

**** HRP Media Release Update:​ Victim​ in yesterday’s weapons call succumbs to injuries Death​ ruled as homicide​ ​ The driver injured in yesterday’s weapons call in the area of Mount Edward Road/ Cranberry Crescent, Dartmouth has succumbed to his injuries overnight. The victim is a 25-year-old man from Dartmouth. The name of the deceased is being withheld ...
Fatal house fire in Digby

Fatal house fire in Digby

**** RCMP Media Release Fatal house fire in Digby At​ 5:44​ a.m. this morning, members of Digby County RCMP responded to a fatal house fire on Montague Row​ in Digby. Upon arrival at the scene a​ 65-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man, both from Digby, were found deceased inside the home. No one else was ...
Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Dartmouth

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Dartmouth At 2:10 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a reports of a single vehicle collision into a utility pole with an unconscious driver at Mount Edward Road / Cranberry Crescent, Dartmouth .​ Officers confirmed a shooting had taken place and the adult male driver sustained life-threatening ...
Have you seen this ATV?

Have you seen this ATV?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this ATV? Halifax District RCMP is investigating a theft of an ATV from a home on Sheldrake Cres. in Hubley. The theft occurred sometime between February 15 and 12 p.m. on February 17. The ATV is a yellow and black 2015 Canam Outlander 800 XT/XTP with Vehicle Identification ...
Police have charged a man for five break and enters that occurred in Halifax last month

Police have charged a man for five break and enters that occurred in Halifax last month

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for five break and enters ​ Police have charged a man for five break and enters that occurred in Halifax last month. ​ On January 19 police responded to five separate break and enters into commercial properties; two on Granville Street and one each on Dresden Row, Queen ...
New Minas man charged with voyeurism

New Minas man charged with voyeurism

**** RCMP Media Release New Minas man charged with voyeurism Kings District RCMP and the Kings District General Investigative Section have charged a New Minas man with Voyeurism. On January 21, Wolfville RCMP received a complaint from two female tenants who discovered a modified mirror in their bathroom. Kings District RCMP, Kings District General Investigative ...
Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft of tools

Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft of tools

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft of tools ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft of several tools that occurred recently in Wellington. ​ Sometime between 4 p.m. on February 13 and 5:50 a.m. on February 16, a home under construction on Calderwood Dr. was broken into. The ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Erin Sandra Grant

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Erin Sandra Grant

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The woman who was reported missing by Kings District RCMP earlier on this date has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance, shares and retweets on social media. . Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Erin Sandra Grant ...
Valentine’s day incident leads to disturbance and assault of police officer charges

Valentine’s day incident leads to disturbance and assault of police officer charges

**** RCMP Media Release Valentine’s day incident leads to disturbance and assault of police officer charges On February 14 at approximately 12:29 p.m., Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a complaint of a disturbance at a local restaurant involving a man and woman in an argument. When police arrived, the two people involved refused to leave ...
(Found) Missing Person: Michael Joseph Macintyre

(Found) Missing Person: Michael Joseph Macintyre

**** HRP Media Release Update: The missing 63-year-old Halifax man that police had sought public’s assistance in locating, has been located safely. We thank the public for their concern and assistance. Missing Person: Michael Joseph Macintyre ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​​ ​ ​ ​ ...
Halifax District RCMP is investigating a theft of an ATV from outside a home in Grand Lake

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a theft of an ATV from outside a home in Grand Lake

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is investigating a theft of an ATV from outside a home in Grand Lake. It was stolen sometime between 11:30 p.m. on February 13 and 8:30 a.m. on February 14. The ATV is a black 2021 Polaris RZR with Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) 3NSVBE875KH840223. The ATV was recently ...
Fatal ATV collision in Mulgrave

Fatal ATV collision in Mulgrave

**** RCMP Media Release Fatal ATV collision in Mulgrave ​ RCMP is investigating a fatal ATV collision that occurred yesterday in Mulgrave. At 11:45 a.m. on February 13, Port Hawkesbury RCMP responded to a report of an ATV collision on Mill St. When RCMP officers arrived at the scene, they located an injured man in ...
Police are on the scene of a shooting that occurred earlier today in Halifax

Police are on the scene of a shooting that occurred earlier today in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release  / Photo contributed (night shot) Police are on the scene of a shooting that occurred earlier today in Halifax. At approximately 11 p.m. on February 12, 2021, ​ police responded to reports of a shooting in the 100 block of Larry Uteck Blvd in Halifax.​ Shots were fired at a residence, there are ...
Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax​

Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax​

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax At 2:45 p.m., 11 February, Halifax Regional Police responded to a Robbery at the Bank of Nova Scotia 6005 Coburg Road Halifax.​ A male entered with a handgun and demanded money.​ The suspect left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.​ The suspect was last seen running ...
(Update) Police arrest two men in relation to homicide

(Update) Police arrest two men in relation to homicide

**** HRP Media Release Update: The two men arrested yesterday in relation to the Brandon Polegato homicide have been released without charges. The investigation is ongoing, and investigators are asking anyone with information about his murder to contact police. Police arrest two men in relation to homicide Police have arrested two men in relation to ...
Halifax Regional Police Information Technology Audit Report Released  / Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella’s statement on findings of information technology audit

Halifax Regional Police Information Technology Audit Report Released / Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella’s statement on findings of information technology audit

**** Auditor General Release Halifax Regional Police Information Technology Audit Report Released In her report released today, Auditor General Evangeline Colman-Sadd said Halifax Regional Police is not effectively managing its information technology security risks.​ The IT security environment at HRP needs significant improvement, from how risks are identified to how they are ultimately managed. ​ ...
Police investigate a break and enter

Police investigate a break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate a break and enter ​ Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred this week in Halifax. ​ At approximately 2:20 p.m. on February 9, police received a report of a break and enter that had just occurred at an address in the 5300 block of Inglis Street ...
Police investigating robbery

Police investigating robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred last night in Halifax. ​ At approximately 7 p.m. police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred in the 5200 block of Sackville Street in Halifax. The suspects approached a man and woman who were walking in ...
Police seek assistance in identifying suspect in assault

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect in assault

**** HRP Media Release Police seek assistance in identifying suspect in assault ​ Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in an assault that occurred last month. ​ At approximately 4:45 p.m. on January 11 officers responded to a report of an assault in-progress near the 6900 block of Mumford Road in ...
Traffic stop leads to arrests and drugs seized in River Tillard

Traffic stop leads to arrests and drugs seized in River Tillard

**** RCMP Media Release Traffic stop leads to arrests and drugs seized in River Tillard On February 9, Richmond County RCMP members conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that led to two people being arrested and drugs being seized. Following a search of the vehicle, police seized a quantity of Hydromorphone and cellular devices. ...
Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred last night in Halifax. ​ At approximately 8:20 p.m. police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred in the 5400 block of Spring Garden Road in Halifax. The suspect approached an 85-year-old man who was walking in ...
Death ruled a homicide

Death ruled a homicide

**** HRP Media Release Death ruled a homicide. ​ The suspicious death that occurred on February 7, 2021 at the 600 block on Washmill Lake Dr. in Halifax has been ruled a homicide. ​ On February 7, 2021 at approximately 8:50 pm, Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint at an address in the ...
Incoming Premier Names Transition Team

Incoming Premier Names Transition Team

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release Incoming Premier Names Transition Team—————————————————————-Iain Rankin is moving quickly to transition into his new leadership role as premier.A six-member transition team, with broad experience in the private and public sectors, will begin working with civil service leaders in the period leading to swearing-in the new cabinet. Their first meeting is ...
(Found) Halifax Regional Police officer’s badge lost

(Found) Halifax Regional Police officer’s badge lost

**** HRP Media Release Update: Halifax Regional Police officer’s badge located ​ The HRP officers’ badge that had been reported lost has been located. We thank the citizen who found the badge for contacting police. . Halifax Regional Police officer’s badge lost ​ Halifax Regional Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a lost ...
Two Enfield men charged with child pornography offences

Two Enfield men charged with child pornography offences

**** RCMP Media Release Two Enfield men charged with child pornography offences The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged two Enfield men for child pornography offences.On February 4, the RCMP’s ICE Unit arrested a 35-year-old man and searched a home in Enfield, assisted by the RCMP’s Digital Forensic Services and East Hants ...
Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient

Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​ Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 46-year-old Natasha Comeau, who has gone missing from a Dartmouth hospital. Natasha is a Caucasian woman who has brown eyes and shoulder-length, straight, black hair. She has a star tattoo on her ...
Police charge man for weapons offences

Police charge man for weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for weapons offences ​ Police have charged a man for weapons offences in relation to an incident that occurred last week. ​ On January 31 at approximately 6:30 a.m. police responded to a report of an impaired driver in the area of Joseph Howe Drive and Dutch Village ...
Halifax Regional Police Investigate Suspicious Death

Halifax Regional Police Investigate Suspicious Death

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police Investigate Suspicious Death At approximately 8:50 pm, Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons compaint at an address in the 600 block of Washmill Lake Drive in Halifax.​ Officers located​ a deceased male upon arrival in the hallway of a building.​ Police are expected to continue to maintain ...
Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Halifax

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Halifax ​ On February 6th, 2021 at approximately 11:50 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of possible gun shots in the area of Albert street and Acadian Street, Halifax.​ Officers arrived on scene and confirmed a shooting had taken place. No reports of any injuries.​ ...
Fire Investigation Summary for 3260 Kempt Road, Halifax

Fire Investigation Summary for 3260 Kempt Road, Halifax

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for 3260 Kempt Road, Halifax January 27, 2021 This fire involved a multi-unit dwelling, under construction. There was one injury and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be a salamander. (Heater) The area of origin was determined to be an exterior storage area. The cause of this fire ...
RCMP investigate death on a ski hill

RCMP investigate death on a ski hill

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate death on a ski hill ​ Yesterday​ at​ 4:36​ p.m., Cumberland District RCMP responded to a report of a missing man last seen skiing earlier in the day on the ski hill in Wentworth. While police were en-route, the man was located off trail by Ski Patrol representatives of ...
Police investigate suspicious circumstances

Police investigate suspicious circumstances

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious circumstances At approximately 5:15 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded a suspicious circumstances near Basinview Drive and Madison Drive in Bedford.​ The caller reported a man in a van pulled up alongside a boy asking him to get in the car.​ The boy did not know the man and ran to ...
Police investigate four robberies and arrest a suspect

Police investigate four robberies and arrest a suspect

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate four robberies and arrest a suspect ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating four robberies that occurred in Halifax today. At approximately 2:30 p.m. police responded to a robbery that had occurred at Roots Store located at 5505 Spring Garden Road in Halifax. ​ A man came in to the store, demanded cash ...
Two men charged following altercation at home

Two men charged following altercation at home

**** RCMP Media Release Two men charged following altercation at home RCMP have arrested two men who are facing charges following an altercation at a home in Eastern Passage. On January 31 at approximately 7 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call on Cow Bay Rd. When police arrived on scene, they located ...
Update: Charges laid following shooting in Pictou Landing

Update: Charges laid following shooting in Pictou Landing

**** RCMP Media Release A 41-year-old man is facing multiple charges following a stabbing incident in Antigonish. ​ At approximately 12:30 p.m. yesterday, Antigonish RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a local business.​ When police arrived, they located a 36-year-old man who had been stabbed in the stomach after a confrontation with ...
Police investigate suspicious circumstances

Police investigate suspicious circumstances

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious circumstances ​ Police are investigating two calls of similar suspicious circumstances that occurred over the last month. ​ The first incident occurred on January 15 at approximately 3 p.m. on Everette Street in Dartmouth. A woman pulled up alongside two boys and beckoned to them. The boys didn’t ...
Police request public’s assistance identifying suspect in sexual assault

Police request public’s assistance identifying suspect in sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police request public’s assistance identifying suspect in sexual assault ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance identifying a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ At approximately 12:10 p.m. a man approached a teenage male who was not known to him and attempted to ...
Police are investigating two commercial break and enters that occurred in Halifax

Police are investigating two commercial break and enters that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Commercial break and enter’s ​ Police are investigating two commercial break and enters that occurred earlier this morning​ in Halifax. ​ At 1:15​ a.m., Police responded to a report of a break & enter at Song’s Korean Restaurant located at 6249 Quinpool Road Halifax after a suspect broke in the store and ...
Police charge two men for drug trafficking

Police charge two men for drug trafficking

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men for drug trafficking ​ Police have charged two men with drug trafficking offences after conducting a search of a residence in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 11 p.m. members of the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by West Division Patrol officers, conducted a ...
Have you seen this ATV?

Have you seen this ATV?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this ATV? Halifax District RCMP is investigating a theft of an ATV from Wellington. On the afternoon of January 31, the ATV ran out of gas on a trail near Sandy Lake Rd. When the owners returned a few hours later, it was gone. The ATV is a ...
Police are appealing to the public for information as they continue to investigate a recent homicide in North Preston

Police are appealing to the public for information as they continue to investigate a recent homicide in North Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Police are appealing to the public for information as they continue to investigate a recent homicide in North Preston. At approximately 12:55 a.m., on January 27, Halifax District RCMP responded to reports of shots fired in the community. Police located the victim of the shooting en route to the hospital, and ...
Fire Investigation Summary for 5780 West Street, Halifax

Fire Investigation Summary for 5780 West Street, Halifax

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for 5780 West Street, Halifa January 22, 2021 This fire involved a hotel.  There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be smoking materials. The area of origin was determined to be a roof top patio. The cause of this fire is classified as ...
Police investigate shooting

Police investigate shooting

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a shooting that occurred earlier today in Halifax. ​ At approximately 11:20 a.m. police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of the 3000 block of Barrington Street. Police located a vehicle in the area that had been struck.​ ...
Help RCMP identify armed robbery suspects

Help RCMP identify armed robbery suspects

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP identify armed robbery suspects Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate three suspects involved in an armed robbery in Lower Sackville.​ At approximately​ 10:50 p.m. on January 31, RCMP responded to a 911 call of an armed robbery at a convenience store on Sackville Dr. When ...
Sudden death not suspicious

Sudden death not suspicious

**** HRP Media Release Sudden death not suspicious ​ The sudden death that occurred January 31 in Dartmouth has been ruled not suspicious. ​ At approximately 9:30 p.m. police responded to a report of a sudden death in a residence on Rosedale Drive in Dartmouth. Police located a woman deceased in the residence. ​ The ...
Greenfield man charged for child pornography and weapons offences

Greenfield man charged for child pornography and weapons offences

***** RCMP Media Release Greenfield man charged for child pornography and weapons offencesThe Nova Scotia RCMP has charged a Greenfield man for child pornography and weapons offences.On January 28, 2021, the RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit searched two locations, a home in Greenfield and a business in Bridgewater. ICE was assisted in the ...
Police charge man in historical sexual assault

Police charge man in historical sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in historical sexual assault Investigators with the Sexual Assault Investigation Team of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man in relation to a historical sexual assault that occurred in Halifax in the 1980s. Investigators have charged Wayne John Hankey, 76, of Halifax, with one count of ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Stephen Armstrong

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Stephen Armstrong

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person found deceased A​ 48-year-old man from Melvern Square who was reported missing on January 31​ has been located deceased. Yesterday evening, a vehicle matching the description of the missing man was located on the Squirreltown Rd. During a search of a wooded area near the vehicle, human remains were found. ...
(Update) Police investigate sudden death

(Update) Police investigate sudden death

**** HRP Media Release Sudden death not suspicious ​ The sudden death that occurred January 31 in Dartmouth has been ruled not suspicious. ​ At approximately 9:30 p.m. police responded to a report of a sudden death in a residence on Rosedale Drive in Dartmouth. Police located a woman deceased in the residence. ​ The ...
RCMP warns of new drug seized in Nova Scotia

RCMP warns of new drug seized in Nova Scotia

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP warns of new drug seized in Nova Scotia ​ Nova Scotia RCMP is warning of a new drug found during a seizure. ​ On November 26, 2020, Cumberland District SCEU seized drugs from a motor vehicle entering Nova Scotia from New Brunswick.​ Among the drugs seized was a small quantity ...
Police investigate break and enter at a church

Police investigate break and enter at a church

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate break and enter at a church ​ Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred at church in Bedford this week. ​ On January 27, police received a report of a break and enter into a church at 1200 Bedford Highway that had occurred sometime between the evening ...
Police investigate break and enter where firearm was stolen

Police investigate break and enter where firearm was stolen

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate break and enter where firearm was stolen ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a break and enter in Halifax where a firearm was stolen. ​ Yesterday, police received a report of a break and enter at a residence on Carlina Court in Halifax. Sometime between January 26 or 27 ...
Cannabis seized from unlicensed online cannabis store, two arrested  ​

Cannabis seized from unlicensed online cannabis store, two arrested ​

**** RCMP Media Release Cannabis seized from unlicensed online cannabis store, two arrested ​ Nova Scotia RCMP has seized a significant quantity of cannabis products from an unlicensed online store and has arrested two men as a result of an ongoing investigation.On January 27, Colchester County District RCMP and Colchester District Street Crime Enforcement Unit ...
Halifax man charged with multiple firearms offences

Halifax man charged with multiple firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax man charged with multiple firearms offencesA Halifax man has been charged with multiple firearms offences as a result of an ongoing investigation by the Nova Scotia RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime Unit.On January 27, police arrested a 31-year-old Halifax man on Wilkinson Ave. in Dartmouth without incident. This was ...
(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

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

**** NSHA Media Release Update: Missing patient located and returned to hospital Nova Scotia Health is advising that the patient reported missing on Jan. 28 has returned to a Dartmouth hospital. We thank those who assisted in locating this patient. Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient Nova Scotia Health is requesting ...
Man dies following shooting, death ruled a homicide

Man dies following shooting, death ruled a homicide

**** RCMP Media Release Man dies following shooting, death ruled a homicide ​ The 20-year-old victim of yesterday’s shooting in North Preston has succumbed to his injuries. Following an autopsy by the Medical Examiner, the death was ruled a homicide. ​ At approximately 12:55 a.m., on January 27, Halifax District RCMP responded to​ reports of ...
Sylvester Man Sentenced for Animal Cruelty / Cambridge Man Sentenced for Animal Cruelty

Sylvester Man Sentenced for Animal Cruelty / Cambridge Man Sentenced for Animal Cruelty

**** NS SPCA Release Sylvester Man Sentenced for Animal Cruelty David Oakley, 57, of Pictou County, has been sentenced for animal cruelty under the Criminal Code of Canada. In February 2019, Oakley was charged with willfully and without lawful excuse to killing, maiming, wounding, poisoning, or injuring a dog that is kept for lawful purpose ...
RCMP is continuing to ask for the public’s assistance to locate 21-year-old Zachery Lefave

RCMP is continuing to ask for the public’s assistance to locate 21-year-old Zachery Lefave

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth RCMP is continuing to ask for the public’s assistance to locate 21-year-old Zachery Lefave of Hebron who was last seen walking on Hwy. 334 in Plymouth on January 1 at approximately 12:30 a.m. The Yarmouth Rural RCMP Detachment is seeking to speak with anyone who was driving or walking on ...
Have you seen this ATV?

Have you seen this ATV?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this ATV? Digby RCMP is investigating the theft of an ATV from a home on French Rd. in Plympton, Digby County, between January 22 at 7:30 a.m. and January 24 at 10:55 a.m. The ATV is a black 2008 Kawasaki KVF with Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) JKAVFEF178B513659. Anyone ...
Police charge man for break and enter

Police charge man for break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for break and enter ​ Halifax Regional Police has charged a man for a break and enter that occurred last night in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 10:20 p.m. police received a report of a break and enter in-progress at a residence under construction in the 200 block of ...
Police continue to investigate shots fired

Police continue to investigate shots fired

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate shots fired ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating shots fired between vehicles in Dartmouth earlier this month. ​ On January 16 at approximately 2:10 p.m. police received a report of shots fired between two vehicles travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111 toward Halifax ...
(Update) Police investigate incident of shots fired / Man dies following shooting, death ruled a homicide

(Update) Police investigate incident of shots fired / Man dies following shooting, death ruled a homicide

**** RCMP Media Release Man dies following shooting, death ruled a homicide ​ The 20-year-old victim of yesterday’s shooting in North Preston has succumbed to his injuries. Following an autopsy by the Medical Examiner, the death was ruled a homicide. ​ At approximately 12:55 a.m., on January 27, Halifax District RCMP responded to​ reports of ...
(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

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

**** NSHA Media Release Update: Nova Scotia Health is advising that the patient reported missing on Jan. 26 has returned to a Dartmouth hospital. We thank those who assisted in locating this patient. Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...
RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft of firearms that occurred at a home on South St. in Springhill

RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft of firearms that occurred at a home on South St. in Springhill

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft of firearms that occurred at a home on South St. in Springhill. Sometime between January 16 and 11 a.m. on January 23, the suspect(s) entered the home, broke into a gun safe and left with three firearms. One of the ...
Province Supports Municipal Collaboration

Province Supports Municipal Collaboration

**** MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS/HOUSING Release Province Supports Municipal Collaboration—————————————————————-Nova Scotians want to live in communities that are vibrant and sustainable, and more collaboration between local governments can help make the places we call home stronger. That is why the province is investing in municipal efforts to work together in new ways more frequently.The new Municipal Innovation ...
Frankville man charged with child pornography offences

Frankville man charged with child pornography offences

**** RCMP Media Release Frankville man charged with child pornography offencesThe RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a 36-year-old Frankville man for child pornography offences.On January 21, investigators arrested the accused without incident and searched a Frankville home after receiving information from the National Child Exploitation Crime Centre (NCECC).The accused has been ...
Halifax Regional Police issued the following statement in relation to a recent investigation:

Halifax Regional Police issued the following statement in relation to a recent investigation:

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police’s statement on a recent investigation ​ Halifax Regional Police issued the following statement in relation to a recent investigation: ​ “On December 2, 2020, after receiving a referral and information from a federal and US partner agency, HRP initiated an investigation into potential possession and distribution of child ...
Can you identify the suspect or SUV in a Head of Jeddore convenience store attempted break and enter?

Can you identify the suspect or SUV in a Head of Jeddore convenience store attempted break and enter?

**** RCMP Media Release Can you identify the suspect or SUV in a Head of Jeddore convenience store attempted break and enter? At 10:40 p.m. on January 22, Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of a break and enter in progress at a convenience store on Hwy. 7 in Head of Jeddore. Video surveillance ...
Commission Gathering Public Comments on Affordable Housing

Commission Gathering Public Comments on Affordable Housing

**** MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS/HOUSING Release Commission Gathering Public Comments on Affordable Housing—————————————————————-Finding and keeping an affordable home is a struggle for too many Nova Scotians, and no one person or plan will be able to address this complex situation. That is why the Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission wants to hear from people and organizations across ...
Police seek owner of found money

Police seek owner of found money

**** HRP Media Release Police seek owner of found money ​ Police are seeking the public’s assistance in returning found money. ​ On December 31, 2020 police received a report of money found at the Tim Hortons located at 7010 Mumford Road in Halifax. A man left behind a significant amount of money after he ...
HRM Statement regarding homeless encampments in Dartmouth

HRM Statement regarding homeless encampments in Dartmouth

**** HRM Media Release Statement regarding homeless encampments in Dartmouth ​ The following is a municipal statement regarding homeless encampments in Dartmouth: ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality takes an empathy-based human rights approach to homeless encampments that recognizes the human dignity of people experiencing homelessness. ​ The municipality will not force the eviction of residents ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Haley Alice Wheaton

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

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 15-year-old who was reported missing from Plymouth​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Haley Alice Wheaton Pictou County District RCMP is asking for the ...
Update on the Chief William Saulis and the search for missing fishermen

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

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

(Caught) Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

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

Help RCMP solve break and enter in East Dalhousie

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

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

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

Road rage incident leads to assault with a weapon

**** RCMP Media Release Road rage incident leads to assault with a weapon ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division are looking for a second suspect following an altercation in Lower Sackville. ​ On January 20 at approximately 4:30 p.m., Halifax District RCMP were dispatched to an altercation between the ...
Police Investigate an Assault with a Weapon – Dartmouth

Police Investigate an Assault with a Weapon – Dartmouth

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

Police charge man in three sexual assaults

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

RCMP arrest Meat Cove man wanted for firearms offences

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

(Caught) Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

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

Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect

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

Police charge two men with weapon offences

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

Police charge man in historical sexual assault

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

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

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

RCMP arrest Antigonish man for Impersonation of Police Officer

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

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

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

Police request public’s assistance with theft investigation

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

Help RCMP identify suspect in “quick change” scam

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

Police investigate 2 consecutive commercial Break and Enters.

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

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

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

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

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

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

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged a man in relation to multiple theft and fraud incidents that occurred throughout the region over the last month. ​ At approximately 11:45 p.m. on January 15 East Division Patrol officers stopped a vehicle with a stolen license plate in the area of the Highway 118 near Exit ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Gary Lee Gennette

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

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

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

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

Halifax Regional Police responded for a possible weapons matter in Dartmouth

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

Family of missing man targeted by online​ scam

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

Have you seen this ATV?

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

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

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

Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

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

(Update) RCMP search for missing canoeist

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

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

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

RCMP charge 23 people in October 13 lobster pound incident

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

Salmon River man​ arrested for drug trafficking and firearms offences

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

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

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

Help police solve robbery in Lower Sackville

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

Police charge two people following drug investigation

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

Fire Investigation Summary for 685 St Margarets Bay Rd, Halifax

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for 685 St Margarets Bay Rd, Halifax December 31, 2020 This fire involved a multi-unit dwelling.  There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be smoking materials. The area of origin was determined to be a deck.    The cause of this fire is classified as ACCIDENTAL. ...
(Found)  Missing Person:​ Help the RCMP find Steven LaPierre

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

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

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

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

Police charge two men for church break and enters

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

Police charge two men for break and enter

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

Youth faces charges after fleeing from police

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

Public Statement from C/Supt. Chris Leather

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

Help RCMP identify two​ men who used stolen bank cards

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP identify two​ men who used stolen bank cards ​ East Hants District RCMP is asking for public help to identify​ two men who were videotaped​ buying items using​ stolen bank cards. On September 15,​ 2020, RCMP received a report that a wallet left behind​ in a grocery store cart ...
Police charge man after dangerous driving incident yesterday

Police charge man after dangerous driving incident yesterday

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man after dangerous driving incident yesterday ​ Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a dangerous driving incident in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 12:10 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 inbound ...
Police continue to seek public’s help locating missing man

Police continue to seek public’s help locating missing man

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

Halifax Man Charged with Animal Cruelty

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

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

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

Police investigate break and enter

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

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

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

A message from Fire Chiefs Todd Pepperdine & Ken Stuebing

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

Missing person: Update on search for​ Zachery Lefave

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

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

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

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

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

Police investigates break, enter and theft of firearms

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

Help police solve robbery in Lower Sackville

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

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

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

Police request public’s assistance with investigation into suspicious fire

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

Help the police find man who robbed a store in Middleton

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

Police Investigate Weapons Call – Dartmouth

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

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

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

Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Zachery Lefave

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

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

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

Police investigate robbery in Halifax

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

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

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

Hammonds Plains man facing firearms charges

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

Help RCMP solve suspicious fire

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

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

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

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

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

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

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

RCMP investigate home invasion

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

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

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

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

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

Cannabis products seized from unlicensed storefront

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

Update: Charges laid in drug trafficking investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Charges laid in drug trafficking investigation Windsor District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has arrested a 44-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman, both from Dartmouth, as part of a drug trafficking investigation.​ The Windsor District RCMP​ began an investigation in September of 2020 after receiving information of drug trafficking ...
Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth this morning

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth this morning

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

Two arrested​ in drug trafficking​ investigation

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

(Update) RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

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

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

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

RCMP request public’s help to solve arson

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

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

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

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

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

Missing person found deceased

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

Province Supports Affordable Housing Projects in Halifax Regional Municipality

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

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

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

RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP update on search for missing fishermen ​ The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. ​ Yesterday, partnering with Department of Lands and Forestry, approximately 20​ kilometres of coastline between Hillsburn and Morden was searched via helicopter. The search ...
(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

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

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

RCMP continue to search for missing fishermen

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

No Charges Against RCMP Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting

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

(Caught) Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

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

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

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

RCMP assumes lead investigation of missing fishermen

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

Help RCMP solve a break, enter and theft

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

Changes to 2020 Tax Credit Regulations for Volunteer Firefighters

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

(Found) Missing Person: Colleen Ann States

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

Search in the Fundy for missing fishermen

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

No Charges Against Officer Involved in Collision

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

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

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

Police charge man in the homicide of Donald Scott McKay

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

Have you seen this ATV?

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

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

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

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

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

Public tip leads to charges in break and enter

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

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

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

(Caught) Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

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

Province Adds Beds for Homeless in Halifax

**** MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS/HOUSING Release Province Adds Beds for Homeless in Halifax—————————————————————-Too many people do not have a place to call home and the COVID-19 pandemic is making their situation even worse. Public health protocols such as physical distancing mean fewer beds are available at a time when more people need them. That’s why the province ...
Nova Scotia RCMP charge two men for firearms offences as part of federal investigation

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

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

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

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

RCMP investigation underway​ into​ railway crossing tampering

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

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

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

Police charge man with voyeurism and trespassing at night

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

Police charge man and woman with drug and firearms offences

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

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

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

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

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

Police seek public’s assistance in assault investigation

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

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

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

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

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

Amherst man charged following explosions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police continue to investigate the murder of Michael Leo Resk

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

Do you recognize this person?

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

Halifax Regional Police investigate suspicious death.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

HRP Investigate robbery, two break and enters

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

Police charge man and woman after search of Halifax residence

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

Police investigate dog attack in Dartmouth

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

Statement from Supt. Darren Campbell re: H-Strong

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

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

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

Atlantic Network Established to Help Address Domestic Homicide

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

Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft

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

Police charge Fall River man following threats complaint

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

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

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

Sudden death not suspicious

**** HRP Media Release Sudden death not suspicious ​ The sudden death that occurred on November 30th in Halifax has been ruled not suspicious. ​ At approximately 7:15 a.m. police were called to the area of Lady Hammond Road and Robie Street after a man was found deceased. ​ The Medical Examiner has completed the ...
RCMP charge Kentville man​ for​ dating app fraud

RCMP charge Kentville man​ for​ dating app fraud

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

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

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

Police Investigate an Assault with a Weapon – Dartmouth

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

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

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

Help RCMP solve suspicious fire

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

Police investigate weapons call

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

Police charge man for three break and enters

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

RCMP Police Dog Services locates missing man

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

Police charge man for sexual assault

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

Police investigate sudden death – Halifax

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

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

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

Assault with a weapon

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

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

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

Colchester District RCMP are currently investigating a fatal ATV collision

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

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

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

Police charge two people with weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people with weapons offences ​ Police have charged two people with weapons offences in relation to an incident in Dartmouth last night. ​ At approximately 9:10 p.m. police responded to a hit and run collision in the area of Mic Mac Boulevard and Horizon Court. A vehicle travelling ...
Man arrested in Brickton on child pornography charges

Man arrested in Brickton on child pornography charges

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

Police charge two people in Dartmouth break and enter

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

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

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

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

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

Councillor Tim Outhit elected Deputy Mayor

**** HRM Media Release Councillor Tim Outhit elected Deputy Mayor District 16 Councillor Tim Outhit was elected today by his fellow councillors to serve for the next year as Deputy Mayor for the Halifax Regional Municipality. ​ The new Deputy Mayor takes over from Deputy Mayor Lisa Blackburn who held the position for the past ...
Truro Police Service patrol officers attended Walmart in Truro in response to an assault.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police continue to investigate the murder of Ryan Michael Nehiley

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

Assault with a weapon investigation

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

Police charge man with firearms offences

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

Police charge man after search of a vehicle

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

Police charge man after search of Halifax residence

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

Police investigate bank robbery

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

Police investigating stabbing

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

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

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

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

**** RCMP Media Release The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division is asking the public’s help to solve an arson. At approximately 3 a.m. on October 19, Halifax District RCMP responded to an alarm at a business on Prospect Bay Rd. Upon police arrival, the member noticed a fire in the ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Delores Smith

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

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

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

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

Police charge man in hate motivated incident

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

Police identify persons of interest in break and enter investigation

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

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

**** RCMP Media Release Barrington man arrested on child pornography charges The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has arrested a Barrington man for child pornography offences. In June, investigators were able to download a significant amount of child pornography from an individual sharing more than 100,000 suspected images and videos. On August 20, ...
(Update) Halifax Regional Police are investigating a weapons complaint in the 3600 Block of Bright Street, Halifax

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

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

(Found) Police Search for Missing Youths

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

Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Terrance Izzard

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

No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in Domestic Dispute

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

HRP Officers Cleared in Death of Dartmouth Man

**** SiRT Media Release HRP Officers Cleared in Death of Dartmouth Man ————————————————————— An investigation by the province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has concluded there are no grounds for charges against two Halifax Regional Police (HRP) officers in the death of a Dartmouth man.​ In the early hours of March 30, Halifax Regional Police ...
Police have charged a man for a robbery in Halifax last week.

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

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

Province Increases Number of Sex Offender Registration Sites

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

Doctor​ charged with sexual assault

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

Police seek public’s assistance in break and enter investigation

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

Police investigate robbery.

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

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

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

Police investigate weapons complaint

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

Police investigating suspicious fire

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

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

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

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

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

Help RCMP locate theft suspect

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

Police investigate a suspicious vehicle fire.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate a suspicious vehicle fire. Patrol Investigators are currently investigating a suspicious vehicle fire that occurred just before midnight. At 11:41​ p.m. on November 8th, 2020, officers responded to a report of car exploding and on fire in the 0-100 block of Lynette Road, Halifax. When police arrived, the vehilce ...
Two Releases: Police investigating suspicious circumstances / Police investigate bank robbery.

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

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

Police seek assistance with injured person investigation

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

Charges laid after stolen excavator recovered

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

Police investigate stabbing

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

(Update) Police investigate weapons cal in Halifax

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

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

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

Overnight fire under investigation – Halifax

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

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

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

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

**** RCMP Media Release On October 28, Halifax District RCMP received a report of threats. Investigation resulted in the arrest of a 50-year-old man from Fall River on October 30 at a home on Clivedon Crt. Michael Christopher Cunnane remains in custody and is schedule to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on November 4.  He ...
HRP officers responded to a Robbery call at the Irving on 200 Waverly Road.

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

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

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

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

Police investigate Weapons Call – Halifax

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

Police investigate suspicious death

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

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

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

Teen arrested after reports of car fires in Truro

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

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

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

Police charge two people following drug investigation

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

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

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

Illegal Tobacco Seized in Halifax

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

Police charge man in homicide of Zachery Grosse

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

Woman wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

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

Canadian Armed Forces announces comprehensive sexual misconduct response strategy

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

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

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

Multi-agency enforcement initiative in Sheet Harbour

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

Police release name of homicide victim

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

Have you seen this ATV?

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

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

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

Police investigate shooting in Dartmouth

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

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

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

(Update) Police investigate suspicious package

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

Two seperate searches for missing youth successful – Halifax

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

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

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

Man​ arrested after pointing firearm

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

Online Dispute Resolution for Family Legal Matters a First in Canada

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

Police Investigate a Homicide – Dartmouth

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

Governments Establish Joint Public Inquiry in Response to April Tragedy

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

2020 municipal and CSAP election results released

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

Treaty Education Partnership Renewed

**** ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS/EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT Release Treaty Education Partnership Renewed————————————————————–The province, Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey and Millbrook First Nation have renewed a memorandum of understanding creating a partnership to teach treaty education to children in all Nova Scotia schools.​The agreement commits the three partners to teach treaty education in all classrooms and grades and ensures Nova Scotians ...
Cumberland District RCMP is investigating a complaint of a stolen 2019 white Polaris RZR ATV

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

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

Police charge two people following drug investigation

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

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

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

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

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

Valley man charged with firearms and drug offences

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

RCMP update on efforts to find Matthew Simon Harrie

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

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

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

Police continuing to look for missing person Shelia Patricia Madore

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police investigate break and enters into two Dartmouth businesses

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

RCMP charge man with assault of Chief Sack​

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

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

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

RCMP investigate fire at fish plant

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate fire at fish plant ​Yarmouth County RCMP is investigating suspicious fire that occurred to a building on Hwy. 335 in Middle West Pubnico. Around midnight, Yarmouth County RCMP and West Pubnico Fire Department as well as​ other mutual aid fire departments responded to a building fire at a​ fish​ ...
Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Donald Jermaine Stevenson

Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Donald Jermaine Stevenson

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

Province Supports Emergency Services Providers

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

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

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

Police charge woman for robbery

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

Missing Person – Ryan James Jessop

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

Police investigate weapons call in Halifax

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

Investigation Begins into Allegations of Domestic Assault Committed by RCMP Member

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

Missing Person: Shelia Patricia Madore

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

Greater Land Protection Across Nova Scotia

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

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

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

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

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

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

**** RCMP Media Release Inverness County man charged in sexual assault investigation Inverness District RCMP has laid sexual assault charges against Hunter James Smith,​ 19-years-old, of Sugar Camp, Inverness County and is reaching out to the communities, in the event there are additional victims. Two victims have been identified and the charges are in relation ...
General Election Day this Saturday

General Election Day this Saturday

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

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

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

Police charge man for robbery

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

Police investigate Robbery on Titus St.

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

(Update) Update: Missing person found deceased

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

Charges laid after search of illegal cannabis dispensary

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

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

**** HRP Media Release Update: The owner of the hearing device has been located. We thank the public for their concern and assistance. Police seek public’s assistance returning found hearing device to its owner ​ Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s assistance in returning a hearing device to its owner. ​ On October 3, ...
Police request public assistance identifying person of interest in hate crime

Police request public assistance identifying person of interest in hate crime

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

Police charge a man for child pornography-related offences

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

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

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

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

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

Police investigate Break and Enter / Police Investigate Robbery​

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Break and Enter. ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a Break and Enter that occurred last evening in Halifax. ​ At 9:09 p.m. on October 7th, 2020, officers responded to Break and Enter at Brothers Meats located at 2665 Agricola Street, Halifax. Witnesses observed a female approach Brothers Meats ...
Investigation Results in Charge Against HRP Officer / HRP Issues Public Statement re SiRT’s Findings

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

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

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

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

Fire investigation summary for 2580 Connaught Avenue, Halifax

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

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

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

DFA Members Deliver Strong Strike Mandate

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

Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred in Halifax

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

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

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

(Found) Missing Person: Monika Elizabeth Nauss

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

Missing Person: Cassandra Joyce Clark

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

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

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

Police Investigate Armed Robbery

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

Police Investigate Break and Enters into Two Bedford Businesses

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

Police investigate incident at Camp Hill Cemetery in Halifax

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

Police Investigate Weapons Complaint in Halifax

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

Two men charged in Colton Cook Murder, investigation ongoing

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

Police investigate multiple commercial break and enters

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

Pre-primary Program Implementation Complete

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

Military Vehicles on Nova Scotia Highways

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

Changes Require New Restaurants to Be Accessible

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

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

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: John Warren “Chuckie” Adams​ ​Update: The 60-year-old Halifax man reported missing yesterday has been located safely. We thank the public for their concern and assistance. Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 60-year-old Halifax man. ​ John Warren “Chuckie” Adams was last seen yesterday in ...
Satellite Courtrooms Secured for HRM Criminal Jury Trials

Satellite Courtrooms Secured for HRM Criminal Jury Trials

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

Police charge man and woman for robbery

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

Police charge man and woman for two break and enters

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

Missing person found deceased, homicide investigation ongoing

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

Police investigate break and enters in Dartmouth

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

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

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

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

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

Amherst Man Sentenced for Animal Cruelty

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

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

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

Police charge man with attempted murder and four robberies

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

Single-use plastic bag ban starts in October

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

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Halifax Woman Sentenced for Animal Cruelty

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