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Police responded to a report of a stabbing at an apartment building in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Assault with a weapon ​ Members of the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred this evening in Halifax. ​ At approximately 7:52 p.m., police responded to a report of a stabbing at an apartment building in the 500 block of Herring ...

CHARGES LAID FOLLOWING INTERNATIONAL CYBERCRIME INVESTIGATION

**** OPP / RCMP Media Release CHARGES LAID FOLLOWING INTERNATIONAL CYBERCRIME INVESTIGATION The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged an Ottawa resident following a 23-month cybercrime investigation. In January 2020, the OPP was contacted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) regarding ransomware attacks that were based in Canada. The OPP Cyber Operations Section, under ...

Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 63-year-old man

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person – Robert Harry Borden Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 63-year-old man.​ Robert Harry Borden was last seen December 1 in the Barrington Street area of Halifax.​ Robert is described as approximately 5’8″ tall, 198 lbs. with short black hair and brown eyes. He ...

Police investigate shots fired

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shots fired ​ Police are investigating a report of shots fired that occurred earlier this week in Dartmouth. ​ On December 6 police received a report of a bullet hole in a window of a residence in the 100 block of Prince Albert Road. Officers located a hole in ...

Police are investigating two separate robberies that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate two robberies ​ Police are investigating two separate robberies that occurred in Halifax last evening and this morning. ​ Yesterday at approximately 6:30 p.m., officers responded to a robbery at the Griffins Smoke Shop at 2561 Windsor Street. A man with what appeared to be a firearm came into ...

Police are requesting assistance in identifying a group of men in relation to an assault that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police request assistance in identifying assault suspects ​ Police are requesting assistance in identifying a group of men in relation to an assault that occurred in Halifax yesterday. ​ On December 5 at approximately 2 a.m. police responded to a report of a group of men assaulting two other men in ...

Police charge man for fraud offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for fraud offences ​ Investigators with the Financial Crime Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have laid 24 charges against a man in relation to five fraud-related incidents. ​ Between May 2020 and May 2021, a man agreed to do home improvement and contracting work for a ...

Police investigating two school Break and Enters.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating two school Break and Enters. Halifax Regional Police are investigating 2 early morning Break and Enters in Halifax. At approximately 2:35 a.m., officers responded to a commercial intrusion alarm – Halifax Central Junior High located at 1787 Preston Street in Halifax. Once onscene, police noted signs of a Break and Enter ...

Lunenburg RCMP investigates fatal ATV collision

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg RCMP investigates fatal ATV collision ​ At approximately 8:19 a.m. this morning, police were called to a single-vehicle crash on the East Clifford Rd. in East Clifford. ​ The RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found a Side-by-Side ATV near the roadway upright with extensive damage. The driver, a ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Susan Bain

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Susan Bain ​ Victoria County District RCMP is asking for assistance from the public to locate 79-year-old Susan Bain, who is missing from Middle River. She was last seen today at 9 a.m. Bain is described as white, with white shoulder length hair, brown eyes and possibly ...

(Found) Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 31-year-old man

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person Located ​ The 31-year-old man that police had requested assistance in locating on December 3 has been located safely. ​ We thank the public and media for their assistance and concern. ...

(Found) Halifax Regional Police continue to search for a missing 30-year-old woman

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person Located ​ The 30-year-old woman that police had requested assistance in locating on December 3 has been located safely. ​ We thank the public and media for their assistance and concern. ...

Halifax District RCMP is asking for public help to locate stolen equipment

***’ RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is asking for public help to locate stolen equipment On December 2, between 1:30 a.m. and 6:45 a.m., an utility trailer loaded with a bobcat skid steer loader and an asphalt roller was stolen from Riverdale Dr. in Beaver Bank. The utility trailer is described as a black ...

UPDATE: RCMP asking for information related to fish plant fire

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: RCMP asking for information related to fish plant fire RCMP are asking the public for information about a fire that occurred on November 25 at a commercial fish plant in New Edinburgh. At approximately 10:10 p.m. on November 25, Meteghan RCMP was dispatched to a report of a fire at ...

Wolfville Man Sentenced for Animal Cruelty

**** NS SPCA Release Wolfville Man Sentenced for Animal Cruelty Brian Merrill Levy, 75, of Wolfville has been sentenced for animal cruelty under the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia. Levy was convicted in Kentville Provincial Court on November 11, 2021 for causing an animal to be in distress, contrary to Section 21 (1) of ...

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Halifax yesterday

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Halifax yesterday ​ On December 2 at approximately 8:30 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle hit and run in the area of Walnut Street and Jubilee Road where it was reported that an unoccupied parked vehicle had been struck. While conducting their ...

Police investigating theft of trailer and construction materials from business

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating theft of trailer and construction materials from business ​ Police are investigating the theft of a trailer and construction materials from a business in Dartmouth that occurred last month. ​ On November 17 police received a report of a theft that occurred on November 3 at Metro Roofing located ...

Have you seen this person?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this person? On November 27 at approximately 1:40 p.m., a man entered a grocery store in Port Hawkesbury and placed $3,400 worth of razor blades in a reusable grocery bag. The man then left out without paying. On November 30 at approximately 4:30 p.m., the same man entered ...

Update: Police investigating suspicious circumstances

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police investigating suspicious circumstances ​ The man who police were looking to speak with in relation to the suspicious circumstances that occurred on November 30 in Dartmouth has been identified. At this time, charges are not anticipated. ​ Police thank members of the public and the media for their assistance ...

Truro Police Service and Truro Fire Service responded to a fire in a washroom at the Cobequid Education Center

**** Truro Police Release   On Tuesday, at approximately 10:43 am, the Truro Police Service and Truro Fire Service responded to a fire in a washroom at the Cobequid Education Center on Lorne St., which was quickly handled by the Truro Fire Service. Through investigation the Truro Police Service arrested a 14 year old female ...

(Update) Police investigating suspicious circumstances ​

**** HRP Media Release **** HRP Media Release Update: Police investigating suspicious circumstances ​ The man who police were looking to speak with in relation to the suspicious circumstances that occurred on November 30 in Dartmouth has been identified. At this time, charges are not anticipated. ​ Police thank members of the public and the ...

The Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged in a homicide from July 2021 in Millbrook

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on Canada-wide arrest warrants ​ The Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged in a homicide from July 2021 in Millbrook. ​ Valdo Pauyo,​ 27, originally from Montreal, is charged with 2nd Degree Murder. ​ Police have made several attempts ...

The Truro Police Service regret to inform the public that yesterday, Frank Patrick Dillon, 56 years old, reported missing to police on Nov 22, was located and is deceased.

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service regret to inform the public that yesterday, Frank Patrick Dillon, 56 years old, reported missing to police on Nov 22, was located and is deceased. ​ As the circumstances of his death are not suspicious, no further information can be shared publicly. We want to thank the ...

Twenty-one-year search for Arlene McLean

**** RCMP Media Release Twenty-one-year search for Arlene McLean On September 9, 1999 at 7:47 p.m., RCMP received a report that Arlene McLean left her residence in Eastern Passage the evening before and hadn’t returned. When she left, she gave the impression she wouldn’t be long. Over the next 21 years, RCMP searched the area, ...

Province Ending Birth Alerts

**** CNS Media Release Province Ending Birth Alerts ————————————————————— The government is ending the use of birth alerts, effective immediately, and will provide expectant families with additional support to help access the programs and services they need. This change follows a recommendation of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and ...

Police are investigating a report of shots fired that occurred earlier this month in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shots fired ​ Police are investigating a report of shots fired that occurred earlier this month in Halifax. ​ On November 26 police received a report that shots had been fired on November 23 at approximately 1:15 a.m. in the area of Parkland Drive. Officers recovered a bullet from ...

New Glasgow Regional Police issue report of lost police issued Magazine and Ammunition

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police issue report of lost police issued Magazine and Ammunition New Glasgow Regional Police has issued a report of a lost police issued Magazine containing Ammunition. Police continue to conduct an extensive search. Possession of the police issued magazine and ammunition by a member of the public ...

(Update) Truro Police continue to search for missing 56 year old

**** Info via Truro Police Service Update – The Truro Police Service regret to inform the public that yesterday, Frank Patrick Dillon, 56 years old, reported missing to police on Nov 22, was located and is deceased. ​ As the circumstances of his death are not suspicious, no further information can be shared publicly. We ...

Police lay charges for drug and weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges for drug and weapons offences ​ Police have charged a man and a woman with drug and weapons offences in relation to a search in Dartmouth over the weekend. ​ Investigators in the Drug Unit and the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Special Enforcement Section, along ...

Police charge man with break and enter and theft from vehicle

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with break and enter and theft from vehicle ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a break and enter into a business and a theft from a vehicle that occurred in Halifax over the weekend. ​ On November 28 at approximately 6:40 a.m. police responded to ...

Police investigate robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax this afternoon. ​ At approximately 12:50 p.m. police responded to a robbery at the Superstore located at 1075 Barrington Street. A man came into the store, presented a firearm and demanded cigarettes. The man took a quantity of ...

Police investigating thefts of purses

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating thefts of purses ​ Police are investigating three thefts of purses from shopping carts over the last two months. ​ Police are investigating three thefts, two that occurred on October 12 and November 20 at a grocery store and one that occurred on November 13 at a big box ...

Halifax Regional Police have charged a man in relation to a stabbing that occurred this weekend in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in stabbing Halifax Regional Police have charged a man in relation to a stabbing that occurred this weekend in Halifax. On November 27 at approximately 10:50​ p.m. officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 1000 block of Brunswick Street. Responding officers located a 24-year-old man ...

Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 30-year-old woman

**** HRP Media Release   Missing Person – Danielle Bodhaine Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 30-year-old woman.​   Danielle Bodhaine was last seen yesterday in the Herring Cove Road area of Halifax.​   Danielle is described as approximately 5’3” tall, 190 lbs. with brown hair and green eyes. ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred Sunday

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred Sunday November 28th 2021 between 10pm and 11pm. ​ Just before 11pm November 28th, 2021, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Circle K Irving at 15 Fairfax Dr. Halifax, NS. A man produced a knife and threatened staff ...

(Found) Missing youth

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE – UPDATE: Missing youth located The 15-year-old male youth who was reported missing from Seabrook on November 26 has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Police Investigate Weapons / Stabbing in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons / Stabbing At 10:47​ p.m. on Saturday, November 27th, 2021, Halifax Regional Police received a report of a weapons complaint where it was reported a man was stabbed in the 1000-2000 block of Brunswick Street in Halifax. A 24 year old man was located by police and had suffered a ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 2392 Agricola Street, Halifax

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary 2392 Agricola Street, Halifax November 17, 2021 This fire involved a multi-unit dwelling.  There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be a pilot light.  The area of origin was determined to be the basement. There were operating smoke alarms.  The cause of this fire is classified ...

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a suspicious circumstance call that occurred yesterday in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating suspicious circumstances​ ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a suspicious circumstance call that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ At approximately 12:50 p.m. a 15-year-old youth who was waiting at the bus stop on the corner of Barrington Street and Duke Street was approached by a man who began making ...

Meteghan RCMP is investigating a fire that occurred overnight at a commercial fish plant in New Edinburgh

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fire at commercial fish plant Meteghan RCMP is investigating a fire that occurred overnight at a commercial fish plant in New Edinburgh. At approximately 10:10 p.m. yesterday, Meteghan RCMP was dispatched to a report of a fire at a commercial fish plant on Riverside Rd. in New Edinburgh. Multiple ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth early this morning. ​ At approximately 12:01 a.m. police responded to a robbery at the Circle K and Irving gas station located at 10 Highfield Park Drive. A man armed with a knife came into the store and ...

Police investigating theft of firearms from business

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating theft of firearms from business ​ Police are investigating the theft of a number of firearms from a business in Dartmouth that occurred earlier this morning. ​ At approximately 3:50 a.m. officers responded to an alarm at Nova Tactical located at 600 Windmill Road in Dartmouth. The suspects broke ...

Police investigating suspicious circumstances ​

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating suspicious circumstances ​ ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a suspicious circumstances call that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ At approximately 5 p.m. two men got out of a van and attempted to grab a 10-year-old child who was walking on Olivet Street. The child did the right thing ...

RCMP charge man with sexual interference, child luring and child pornography offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man with sexual interference, child luring and child pornography offences The RCMP Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a man with sexual interference, child luring and child pornography offences. ​ On November 24, 2021, the RCMP ICE Unit, assisted by the RCMP Digital Forensic Services Unit and ...

UPDATE: RCMP execute warrant, arrest two people in search for Michael Sinton

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: RCMP execute warrant, arrest two people in search for Michael Sinton ​ Colchester County District RCMP has executed a public safety warrant at a home and arrested two people in connection to the search for Michael Sinton. ​ On November 22, police responded to a report of a man who ...

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

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located The 35-year-old man who was reported missing from Port Hood on November 24 has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Truro Police Service received a missing person’s report in the evening of Monday, November 22

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service received a missing person’s report in the evening of Monday, November 22, 2021.​ 56 year old, Frank Patrick Dillon (also known as Pat), did not return to his home in Truro, Nova Scotia as expected. ​ Mr. Dillon is described as being 5’10”, average build, balding, dark ...

The Truro Police Service has made an arrest in the Troy Whidden homicide investigation

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service has made an arrest in the Troy Whidden homicide investigation ​ Nathan Joseph Knockwood, 31 years of age, was arrested without incident in Truro yesterday at 4:30pm by the Truro Police Service. ​ Mr. Knockwood was held in police custody overnight, and today has been charged with ...

Watchful residents helped keep their community safe by reporting a break and enter which led to the arrest of a 44-year-old man

**** RCMP Media Release Watchful residents report break and enter resulting in an arrest Watchful residents helped keep their community safe by reporting a break and enter which led to the arrest of a 44-year-old man yesterday evening. On November 22 at 6:41 p.m. police received a report of truck going into a driveway of ...

(Update) The Truro Police Service confirms that the recent suspicious death investigation at 125 Arthur St has been ruled a homicide

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service confirms that the recent suspicious death investigation at 125 Arthur St has been ruled a homicide by the Medical Examiner’s Office. ​ Our investigation is continuing, and officers remain on scene.​ ​Update – The Truro Police Service is now able to confirm the victim of the recent ...

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 third 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 ...

RCMP charge man in historical sexual assault

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man in historical sexual assault Pictou County District RCMP has charged a Pictou Landing First Nation man in a historical sexual assault investigation. On August 13, 2021, police received a complaint of a sexual assault that had occurred approximately 15 years ago on New Years Day. The victim was ...

RCMP search for man wanted on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP search for man wanted on province-wide warrant Colchester County District RCMP is searching the Nutby area for a man who is wanted on an arrest warrant for offences related to intimate partner violence and other criminal offences. On November 22 at approximately 7:13 a.m., police responded to a report of ...

Police investigate theft of $12,500 painting

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate theft of $12,500 painting ​ Halifax Regional Police are requesting the public’s assistance with the investigation into the theft of a painting from a Halifax gallery in September. ​ On September 29 police received a report that a valuable painting had been stolen earlier in the day from a ...

The Truro Police Service is investigating a suspicious death that was reported overnight on Sunday

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service is investigating a suspicious death that was reported overnight on Sunday, November 21. ​ Patrol officers responded to a call involving an unresponsive male found inside an apartment on Arthur St.​ The Truro Police Service Criminal Investigation Division is currently on the scene and is in the ...

Police continue to investigate the homicide of Leslie Conrad

**** RCMP Media Release Police continue to investigate the homicide of Leslie Conrad Today marks fifteen years since the death of Leslie Conrad of Lower Wolfville. On October 5, 2006, 45-year-old Leslie Ann Conrad disappeared from her home. On November 22, her remains were found by a hunter near Melanson Rd. It was determined that ...

Police investigate shooting in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting in Dartmouth ​ At 11:19 p.m. on Sunday, November 21st, Halifax Regional Police received a report of a male shot at an address in the 100 block of Roleika Dr., Dartmouth. Officers responded to the area and found a man, who had been shot, suffering from serious but non-life-threatening injuries ...

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

**** NSHA Media Release UPDATE – Missing patient located ​ Please be advised the patient reported missing on November 20 has been located and returned to hospital. We thank those who assisted in Mr. Sottile’s safe return.​ ...

Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 14-year-old youth

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person – Emily Nolan Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 14-year-old youth.​ Emily Nolan was last seen yesterday in the Plateau Crescent area of Halifax.​ Emily is described as approximately 5’3” tall, 120 lbs. with long black hair and hazel eyes. At the time ...

Man wanted on province-wide warrant for offences related to domestic violence

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on province-wide warrant for offences related to domestic violence West Hants District RCMP has obtained an arrest warrant for a man wanted for offences related to domestic violence from an incident on November 16, 2021 in Vaughan. On November 16 at approximately 8:20 p.m., police responded to a report ...

RCMP charge man for sexual offences committed against youths

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man for sexual offences committed against youths ​Barrington RCMP has charged a man after he committed sexual offences against two youths. On October 7, 2021, RCMP received a report that two youths in the Barrington area had been lured for a sexual purpose by a man. Police began an ...

Police continue to investigate robbery and release photo of suspect

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate robbery and release photo of suspect ​ Police are continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred on November 11 in Dartmouth and are releasing a photo of the suspect. ​ At approximately 10 p.m., police responded to a robbery that occurred at the Triple N convenience store ...

Police investigating suspicious circumstances ​

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating suspicious circumstances ​ ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a suspicious circumstances call that occurred in Dartmouth last week. ​ At approximately 3:15 p.m. on November 4, a man got out of his vehicle and approached a 13-year-old youth in a parking lot on Horizon Court. The man asked ...

New Glasgow Regional Police charge man with firearms and weapons offences

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police charge man with firearms and weapons offences New Glasgow Regional Police has charged a man with firearms and weapons offences after an incident on Dalhousie Street, New Glasgow. On November 17 at 9:20 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police received a report of an adult male in ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a bomb threat that was received this morning in HRM

**** HRP Media Release Update  – Police investigate threats ​Halifax Regional Police is investigating a threats call that was received this morning in Halifax. At approximately 3:40 a.m., police responded to two buildings located in Halifax and Dartmouth in relation to threats made against the locations. Officers are on scene at addresses in the 100 ...

Police lay charges in Dartmouth homicide

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges in Dartmouth homicide ​ Police have laid charges against a man in relation to the homicide of Alexander Joseph Frederick Thomas​ that occurred last weekend in Dartmouth. ​ On November 13 at approximately 1:45 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an unresponsive man in a dwelling ...

Police responded to a call from the Royal Bank on 7001 Mumford Road in Halifax. Police were advised that they were just robbed

**** HRP Media Release Police responded to a call from the Royal Bank on 7001 Mumford Road in Halifax. Police were advised that they were just robbed. It was reported that a suspect was described as: Dark complexion male 45-55 years old 200lbs Wearing black pants, a winter jacket with fur hood and white sneakers. ...

Queens District RCMP has charged a man with firearms offences after an incident in West Caledonia

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man with firearms offences Queens District RCMP has charged a man with firearms offences after an incident in West Caledonia. On November 15 at 11:40 a.m., while police were in West Caledonia investigation an assault with a weapon complaint, they were flagged down by two people who advised that ...

Police request the public’s assistance in October 29 shooting investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police request the public’s assistance in October 29 shooting investigation ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance in relation to the investigation into a shooting that occurred last month in Dartmouth. ​ On October 29 at approximately 7:50 p.m. police responded to a report of shots fired in the 0-100 block ...

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

**** HRP Media Release UPDATE – Missing Person- Hannah Suzanne Russell- has been located safely. Halifax Regional Police wishes to thank the public for assistance with this matter.   ...

Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 34-year-old man

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person –Anthony James Guitard Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 34-year-old man.​ Anthony was last seen on November 10 in the Pinecrest Drive area of Dartmouth. Anthony is described as approximately 5’11” tall, approximately 160 lbs., with medium blonde/brown hair, brown eyes and a ...

Truro police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying this person

**** Truro Police Release Truro police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying this person. If you know who this person is, please contact the Truro Police Service at 902-895-5351, reference file number 2021-1711960 . ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a suspicious circumstance call that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating suspicious circumstances ​ ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a suspicious circumstance call that occurred in Halifax last week. ​ On November 10 at approximately 7:30 a.m. a man approached two women, in separate incidents, who were running in Point Pleasant Park close to the Birch Drive entrance. The ...

RCMP assist in rescue of hiker

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP assist in rescue of hiker Ingonish Beach RCMP assisted Parks Canada and EHS in rescuing a hiker from the Franey Trail in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. On November 14, at approximately 2 p.m., police received a request for assistance from Parks Canada and EHS in relation to an ...

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

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP asking for help to solve theft Antigonish County District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify a person of interest in relation to a theft from a business on Market St. in Post Road, Antigonish County. On October 27, the person of interest entered the business and then ...

RCMP charge vessel operator for multiple offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge vessel operator for multiple offences Meteghan RCMP has charged a man for dangerous operation of a vessel and other criminal offences that occurred in St. Mary’s Bay. On October 30, a Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) vessel was operating in St. Mary’s Bay a platform for Fisheries and Oceans Canada ...

Canadian soldier of the First World War identified

**** DND Media Release Canadian soldier of the First World War identified ​ The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces have confirmed the identification of a previously unknown grave as being that of Lance Corporal Morgan Jones Jenkins, a Canadian soldier of the First World War who was buried as an unknown ...

(Update) Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 56 year-old adult

**** HRP Media Release UPDATE – Missing person located The 56-year-old man whom police requested assistance in locating yesterday has been found deceased. At this time police do not believe his death to be suspicious. ...

Death​ Ruled a Homicide, Victim Identified

**** HRP Media Release Death​ Ruled a Homicide, Victim Identified ​ ​ The suspicious death that occurred on November 13, 2021 at​ a residence​ on Braeside Court in Dartmouth has been ruled a homicide. ​ The Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service conducted an autopsy​ overnight and has ruled the manner of death to be a ...

On October 29, late at night, several people felt they should steal from a volunteer organization

**** Info via Brighton and Barton VOLUNTEER Firefighters   ***STOLEN*** On October 29, late at night, several people felt they should steal from a volunteer organization. The item that was taken was our garbage can. Though only a garbage can, it was not theirs to take. That garbage can was purchased with grant money given ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax Saturday morning

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax Saturday morning. ​ At approximately 4:40 a.m. police responded to a robbery that had occurred at the Needs Convenience Store at 33 Herring Cove Road, Halifax.​ The lone suspect entered the store, produced a handgun and demanded the clerk give ...

Bridgewater Police Service received a 911 call from a 16-year-old female requesting help

**** Bridgewater Police Release On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at approximately 7:30 p.m., Bridgewater Police Service (BPS) received a 911 call from a 16-year-old female requesting help as she did not know where she was. The caller provided dispatch staff with a land description that allowed police to locate her in the parking lot of ...

Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Terrance Izzard

**** HRP Media Release Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Terrance Izzard ​ Sunday marks the fifth 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 ...

Police investigate theft of military medals / RCMP investigating suspicious boat fire

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate theft of military medals ​ Police are investigating the theft of military medals that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ On November 11, police received a report of a theft that occurred from a room in the Lord Nelson Hotel located at 1515 South Park Street. Between the hours of ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth last night

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth last night. ​ At approximately 5:15 p.m. police responded to a robbery that had occurred at an apartment building in the 0-100 block of Highfield Park Drive. A man approached a woman in the lobby of the building, ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a report of theft of building material from a construction site in Lucasville

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates theft of building material Halifax District RCMP is investigating a report of theft of building material from a construction site in Lucasville. Between 2:30 p.m. on November 7 and 8 a.m. November 8, building materials were stolen from inside a home under construction on Savoy Ave.​ The stolen items ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred earlier  in Dartmouth.

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a robbery that occurred earlier  in Dartmouth. At 9​ p.m., police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at Shawarman Pizza​ located at 342​ Windmill Rd. A man entered the store, threatened the employee with a firearm and demanded cash. The suspect took a quantity of cash ...

Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant ​ Colchester County District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest for a man charged with offences relating to incidents that occurred between April and November, 2021 in Hilden.​ ​ Shawn Kenneth Hughes, 27, of Colchester County is charged with: ​ Assault x 3 ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred last night in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred last night in Dartmouth. At 10:09 p.m., police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Triple N convenience store located at 187 Windmill Rd. A man entered the store, threatened the employee with a firearm and demanded ...

Changes Under Land Titles Clarification Act Will Help Resolve Claims Faster

**** CNS Media Release Changes Under Land Titles Clarification Act Will Help Resolve Claims Faster —————————————————— The government is streamlining how some land claims are handled to help people in historic African Nova Scotian communities receive clear title to their property faster. Effective today, November 10, the Minister responsible for the Office of Equity and ...

Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred in September in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate sexual assault ​ Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred in September in Dartmouth. ​ On November 6 police received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred on September 30 at approximately 7:30 p.m. on a walking path between Waynewood Drive and Brompton Road. A man ...

Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrants

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrants ​ Colchester County District RCMP and Pictou County District RCMP have obtained warrants for the arrest of a man charged with numerous offences relating to incidents that occurred on July 1, 2021 and October 17, 2021. ​ Marcus Michael Denny,​ 22, of Pictou Landing First ...

A 33-year-old Amherst man has been charged with murder in relation to a fatal shooting that occurred in Amherst on Monday, Nov. 8

**** Amherst Police Release A 33-year-old Amherst man has been charged with murder in relation to a fatal shooting that occurred in Amherst on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021. The charge, under Section 235(1) of the Criminal Code, was laid against Joseph Thomas Hartson, 33, on Tuesday, Nov.9, 2021, following an investigation by the Amherst Police ...

Police charge three people in relation to break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police charge three people in relation to break and enter ​ Police have charged three people in relation to a break and enter that occurred in Halifax yesterday. ​ Yesterday at approximately 4 a.m. police responded to a break and enter at an apartment building in the 5600 block of Roberts ...

UPDATE: RCMP charge man with numerous offences related to home invasion, shooting, and stabbing in Pictou

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: RCMP charge man with numerous offences related to home invasion, shooting, and stabbing in Pictou Pictou County District RCMP has charged a 22-year-old New Glasgow man in multiple incidents, including a home invasion, a shooting, and a stabbing at a gathering in Pictou. On October 31, at approximately​ 3:11​ a.m., the ...

(Update) Amherst Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Monday, Nov. 8

**** Amherst Police Release SHOOTING UPDATE – The Amherst Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, at about 2 p.m. on Bayview Drive in Amherst. Arriving on the scene, police found a person suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics transported the victim to the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre ...

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

**** NSHA Media Release UPDATE – Missing patient located ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Please be advised the patient reported missing on Nov. 8 has been located. We thank those who assisted in Ms. Olsen’s safe return.​ ...

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

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for robbery ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Halifax on the weekend. ​ At approximately 1:45 a.m. on November 7 police responded to a robbery that had occurred at the Needs Convenience Store located at 6130 Chebucto Road. A man ...

(Found) Truro Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 16 years old

**** Info via Truro Police Service Update – The missing teen has been found and is safe ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating three robberies that occurred Friday November 5th

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police is investigating three robberies that occurred Friday November 5th,2021 between 10pm and 11pm. ​ Just after 10pm November 5, 2021, officers responded to a report of a robbery in the 1000 block of Bland St. Halifax, NS. A man attempted to steal a person’s vehicle while they were ...

Man charged after two armed robberies in Colchester County

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged after two armed robberies in Colchester County Colchester County District RCMP and the Truro Police Service have charged a Highland Village man in two armed robberies in Colchester County. On November 2, at approximately 7:20 p.m., a man entered a gas station on Robie St. in Lower Truro and ...

Police continue to investigate the disappearance of Leslie Anne Katnick

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the disappearance of Leslie Anne Katnick ​ Today marks the thirtieth anniversary of the disappearance of Leslie Anne Katnick and investigators with the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate the case. ​ On November 4, 1991, Leslie was reported missing to ...

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting ​ Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Dartmouth. ​ On November 3, 2021 at approximately 9:15​ p.m. police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of the 111 Highway and Exit 3 near Burnside Drive,​ Dartmouth. The investigation is in the early stages, however ...

(Found) Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 14-year-old youth

**** HRP Media Release UPDATE – Missing Person Located The 14-year-old youth that police requested assistance locating yesterday has been located safely. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance. ...

Truro Police Service patrol officers responded to an armed robbery at the Circle K gas bar at 141 Willow St.

**** Truro Police Release At approximately 0800 am this morning Truro Police Service patrol officers responded to an armed robbery at the Circle K gas bar at 141 Willow St. Officers quickly located and arrested a 34 year old Colchester County man, of no fixed address, for robbery. He is currently in the custody of ...

Foster Care Redesign Increases Support for Children, Foster Families

**** COMMUNITY SERVICES Release Foster Care Redesign Increases Support for Children, Foster Families ——————————————————- Foster families are a key pillar of Nova Scotia’s child welfare system. They provide love, security and a strong foundation for the province’s most vulnerable children. To strengthen support for foster families and the children in their care, the Province will ...

Do you recognize this person?

**** RCMP Media Release Do you recognize this person? On August 5, 2021, this man entered a hardware store on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville. The man selected a Dewalt 60V Max Brushless Cordless Reciporcating Saw and a Dewalt 60V Max Brushless 7-1/4” Circular Saw and then left the store without paying for either item. ...

Police are investigating an assault that occurred in Halifax last week.

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating an assault that occurred in Halifax last week. ​ On October 31 at approximately 2:30 a.m. police received a report of assault that had just occurred in the 1000 block of Beaufort Avenue. The victim, a 26-year-old man, had left the area prior to officers arriving on scene. ...

Yarmouth Rural RCMP has charged a man for making harassing phone calls to the RCMP Operational Communications Centre

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man with harassing phone calls Yarmouth Rural RCMP has charged a man for making harassing phone calls to the RCMP Operational Communications Centre. On November 1, shortly before 10 a.m., a 28-year-old man from Dayton, called the RCMP Operational Communications Centre (OCC) to enquire about an investigation. During the phone ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this weekend in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this weekend in Halifax. ​ On October 31 at approximately 1:30 a.m. police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at an apartment building on Montgomery Court. A man sprayed a pizza delivery driver with a sensory irritant and ...

Victoria County District RCMP investigate fraudulent scam

**** RCMP Media Release Victoria County District RCMP investigate fraudulent scam Victoria County District RCMP is investigating after two people from Ontario fall victim to a scam in Englishtown. On October 19, police received a report of a possible fraud from a victim in Ontario. The victim explained that they had purchased two shipping containers ...

Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating the theft of an encased RCMP badge that belongs to a retired RCMP officer

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating the theft of an encased RCMP badge that belongs to a retired RCMP officer. On October 21, police received a report of a theft from a storage locker on Tupper Blvd. in West Amherst. Included in the storage locker were a number of household items ...

Antigonish County District RCMP is looking to identify a suspect in a theft of a television and a printer ink cartridge from a grocery store

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish County District RCMP is looking to identify a suspect in a theft of a television and a printer ink cartridge from a grocery store. On October 18 2021, at approximately 6:40 p.m., a man entered a grocery store on Market St. in Antigonish. When the man left the store, he ...

Meteghan RCMP investigating thefts of heat pumps

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan RCMP investigating thefts of heat pumps Meteghan RCMP Detachment is investigating three thefts of heat pumps from properties in Saulnierville and Belliveau’s Cove. On October 20, police received a report of an attempted theft of a heat pump compressor from a property on Amirault Rd. in Saulnierville. Police learned that ...

Police charge man for assault on Halifax Transit driver / Police charge two people with weapons and drug offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for assault on Halifax Transit driver ​ Police have charged a man for assaulting a Halifax Transit driver in Halifax last night. ​ At approximately 9:45 p.m. police responded to a report of an assault in progress in the 1800 block of Barrington Street.​ A passenger on a ...

West Hants RCMP Detachment has obtained a warrant for the arrest for a man charged with numerous offences relating to incidents in March and July 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant ​ West Hants RCMP Detachment has obtained a warrant for the arrest for a man charged with numerous offences relating to incidents in March and July 2020. ​ Justin Eugene States,​ 30, of Windsor, is charged with: ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...

(Found) Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 74-year-old man

**** HRP Media Release Update – Missing Person Located The 74-year-old man that police requested assistance locating earlier today has been located safely. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance. ...

Police continue to investigate murder of Donnie Lohnes

**** RCMP Media Release Police continue to investigate murder of Donnie Lohnes Today marks 1 year since the death of Donnie Lohnes of Pine Grove. On October​ 25,​ 2020, 57-year-old Donald (Donnie) Derrick Lohnes was attacked near a home on Jippie Ave. in Pine Grove. On November 1, 2020, Donnie died from the injuries he ...

Pictou County District RCMP is investigating multiple incidents, including shooting, home invasion and stabbing at a gathering in Pictou

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP is investigating multiple incidents, including shooting, home invasion and stabbing at a gathering in Pictou. Today at approximately 3:11 a.m., the RCMP responded to a call of a shooting on Veterans Dr. in Pictou. Preliminary investigation indicates a 22-year-old New Glasgow man shot at a woman outside ...

(Found) Halifax Regional Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 76-year-old man

**** HRP Media Release **** HRP Media Release UPDATE – In relation to the earlier missing persons file, 21-135121, as of 4:35 p.m. James has been found safe. We would like to thank everyone involved for their help in locating Jame ...

Police are investigating a shooting​ that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting ​ Police are investigating a shooting​ that occurred in Dartmouth. ​ On October 30th at approximately 7:30 p.m. police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Ruben Court and Roleika Drive,​ Dartmouth. The investigation is in the early stages, however there is no indication that anyone ...

Police are investigating a shooting​ that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a shooting​ that occurred in Dartmouth ​ On October 29th at approximately 7:50 p.m. police responded to a report of shots fired in the 0-100 block of Roleika Drive. ​ Witnesses reported that the suspect appeared to be shooting at people in another vehicle in a parking lot adjacent to ...

RCMP seeking public assistance to solve assault

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seeking public assistance to solve assault Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve an assault that occurred yesterday evening in Middle Sackville. At approximately 7 p.m. on October 28, a woman was walking on Hazel St. in Middle Sackville and was assaulted as she came around ...

Can you identify this person?

**** RCMP Media Release Can you identify this person? Antigonish RCMP is investigating a theft from a grocery store on Market St. in Antigonish. On October 13, 2021 at approximately 08:30 p.m., a man stole approximately $400 worth of groceries from the store. The man is described as white, has short dark hair and was ...

Multi-agency efforts to locate missing boy

**** RCMP Media Release Multi-agency efforts to locate missing boy ​A 10-year-old boy was located safe in the North Preston area on October 27 at approximately 6:36 p.m. He had been reported missing on the night of October 26, prompting a missing person investigation and extensive, multi-agency efforts to find him.​ The efforts to locate ...

Search continues for Ashayo Johnson

**** RCMP Media Release Search continues for Ashayo Johnson ​ The multi-agency search for 10-year-old Ashayo Johnson continues. ​ Halifax District RCMP, the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, Ground Search and Rescue crews, with assistance of the Department of Natural Resources helicopter, and Police Dog Services are searching for Ashayo Johnson and are continuing to appeal to the ...

(Found) RCMP is asking for the​ public’s assistance to locate 10-year-old male

**** RCMP Media Release **** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located Ashayo Johnson, 10, who was reported missing from North Preston on October 27 has been located safe in the North Preston area. The RCMP would like to thank all involved in this search, to the North Preston community for its support and to the ...

Police request the public’s assistance in break and enter investigations

**** HRP Media Release Police request the public’s assistance in break and enter investigations ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating property that has been stolen in relation to six break and enters that occurred earlier this month in Halifax. ​ Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division ...

Can you identify these persons of interest?

**** RCMP Media Release Can you identify these persons of interest? Halifax District RCMP is investigating a mischief and are looking for the public’s help to identify three persons of interest and a vehicle involved. On October 23 at approximately 1:30 a.m., three men kicked out a window of a Sackville Dr business and broke ...

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

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for robbery ​ Police have charged a man for a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth last night. ​ At approximately 6:25 p.m. police responded to robbery that had just occurred at the Circle K and Irving gas station located at 219 Pleasant Street. A man entered the store ...

RCMP charge man with child luring and child pornography offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man with child luring and child pornography offences The RCMP Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a man with child luring and child pornography offences. On October 20, the RCMP ICE Unit, assisted by the RCMP Digital Forensic Services Unit and Colchester County District RCMP, executed a ...

Nathan Owen Armstrong wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Nathan Owen Armstrong wanted on province-wide arrest warrant ​ West Hants RCMP Detachment has obtained a warrant for the arrest for a man charged with offences relating to an incident that occurred on September 20, 2020 in Upper Vaughan.​ ​ Nathan Owen Armstrong, 33, of Newport is charged with: ​ Uttering ...

Kings District RCMP investigate threats against local high school

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP investigate threats against local high school Kings District RCMP is investigating after a report of threats to a local high school in Cambridge. At approximately 7:45 a.m. this morning, police responded to a high school on Hwy. 1 in Cambridge after receiving information that threats had been made ...

RCMP charge man with multiple sexual offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man with multiple sexual offences East Hants District RCMP has charged a man with several offences related to the luring of female youth. On October 17, police received a complaint that a man was luring female youth to an area and was then assaulting and sexually assaulting them. On ...

Police charge two men for break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men for break and enter ​ Police have charged two men in relation to a break and enter into a commercial property in Dartmouth this weekend. ​ At approximately 1:30 a.m. on October 23 police responded to an intrusion alarm at GBS Technologies located at 202 Brownlow Avenue. ...

Today marks 10 years since the murder of Edward William Phalen of Trenton.

**** RCMP Media Release Today marks 10 years since the murder of Edward William Phalen of Trenton. On October 25, 2011, 44-year old Edward William Phalen was shot outside of a home on Mechanic St. in Trenton. He was the victim of a homicide. The investigation revealed the victim had left his home to go ...

(Found) Police Request Public Assistance in Locating Missing Youth

**** HRP Media Release ***UPDATE*** The youth reported missing in this morning’s media release has been safely located. Thanks and appreciation to everyone who assisted with this investigation.​ ...

Police Investigate Robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery ​ Investigators with the Halifax Regional Police Service Patrol Division are investigating a robbery that occurred last evening in Bedford. ​ On October 23rd, 2021, at approximately 10:00 p.m., a male suspect entered the Petro Canada Service Station, located at 1611 Bedford Highway in Bedford. Suspect demanded cash and stated he ...

Pictou County District RCMP is looking to identify a suspect in a theft of liquor from a convenience store

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP is looking to identify a suspect in a theft of liquor from a convenience store On September 12, 2021, just before 5 p.m., a man entered a convenience store on Little Harbour Rd. in Little Harbour. The man stole a bottle of liquor and then left the ...

(Update) The Truro Police Service would like to provide an update on the ongoing homicide investigation of Prabhjot Singh Katri

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service would like to provide an update on the ongoing homicide investigation of Prabhjot Singh Katri. Update (October 23, 2021- 0900): On Friday, October 22 ,2021, the Truro Police Service arrested a second male, Cameron James Prosper, 20 years of age from Pictou Landing First Nation for murder. ...

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

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located The 23-year-old man who was reported missing from Doucetteville on October 21 has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Municipality collaborating with province to address housing and homelessness

**** HRM Media Release Municipality collaborating with province to address housing and homelessness Following today’s announcement by the Province of Nova Scotia, the Halifax Regional Municipality confirms its ongoing commitment to collaborate with the Province of Nova Scotia in addressing housing and homelessness in our region. The municipality is pleased with a number of measures ...

RCMP charge youth in fire at local high school

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge youth in fire at local high school Yarmouth Town RCMP has charged a youth after two fires were set at a local high school in Yarmouth. At approximately 1:40 p.m. yesterday, police responded to a fire at a local high school on Forest St. in Yarmouth. The local fire ...

RCMP charge woman in two armed robberies

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge woman in two armed robberies Kings District and West Hants District RCMP have charged a woman after armed robberies in Greenwich and in Windsor. On September 25 at approximately 3:40 a.m., police responded to a report of an armed robbery at a gas station on Wentworth Rd. in Windsor. ...

Police have charged a man with firearm offences in relation to an incident last night 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 8:25 p.m. an officer observed a vehicle without its headlights on travelling on Windsor Street. After the vehicle entered a parking lot on Windsor ...

RCMP seek information in break and enter investigation

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seek information in break and enter investigation Queens District RCMP are asking for public assistance related to a break-in at a convenience store in Greenfield. On October 6, police responded to a report of a break-in at a convenience store on Hwy. 210 in Greenfield. Police determined that three people ...

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Saturday morning in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting ​ Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Saturday morning in Dartmouth. ​ On October 16 at approximately 12:15 a.m. police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Roleika and Kennedy drives in Dartmouth. Officers located a residence that had been struck by ...

RCMP charge man with additional child pornography and sexual exploitation related offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man with additional child pornography and sexual exploitation related offences ​ The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has laid further child pornography related charges against an offender who had been released on conditions. ​ On October 13, the RCMP’s ICE Unit arrested Kevin Ernest Lavigne,​ 58, of ...

Police investigate theft of flag from police headquarters​ ​ ​ ​

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate theft of flag from police headquarters​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Police are investigating the theft of an Every Child Matters flag from the front of police headquarters that occurred early Saturday morning. ​ On October 16, an employee noted that the Every Child Matters flag was missing and that ...

(Found) Halifax District RCMP is asking for the​ public’s assistance to locate missing 14-year-old

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located The youth who was reported missing from North Preston on October 18, has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Police arrest man wanted for escaping from correctional facility

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest man wanted for escaping from correctional facility ​ Police have arrested the second of two men who had escaped from the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility last month. ​ On September 23 at approximately 8:50 p.m. Chad Stephen Clarke, 28, and Thomas Joseph Smith, 31, escaped from the Central ...

Police charge man with 15 criminal offences in relation to break and enters

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with 15 criminal offences in relation to break and enters ​ Police have charged a man with 15 criminal offences in relation to four break and enters that occurred in Halifax over the last two months. ​ Yesterday, West Division Patrol officers arrested a man in relation to ...

(Update) Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest for a man charged with offences relating to a theft

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted by police on province-wide warrant arrested The 46-year-old from Mount Uniacke, who was wanted on a province-wide warrant has turned himself in at court yesterday. The RCMP thank the public for their assistance in this matter.   Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest for a ...

Digby RCMP​ is asking for the public’s assistance in locating​ missing 75-year-old man

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Clifford Schneider Digby RCMP​ is asking for the public’s assistance in locating​ 75-year-old Clifford Schneider, who was last seen on October 13​ in Roxville, on Hwy. 217. Schneider is described as​ 5-foot-8, 200 lbs, has brown hair and brown eyes. Schneider was wearing blue jeans ...

No Charges Against Cape Breton Police Officer in Assault Complaint / Bridgewater Police Officer Charged with Fraud

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against Cape Breton Police Officer in Assault Complaint ————————————————————————————————————– The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released its report today regarding allegations of physical and sexual assault committed by a Cape Breton Regional Police Officer. On February 13, 2021, SiRT was contacted by a parent of two Affected ...

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

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate sexual assault ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a sexual assault that occurred earlier this week in Halifax. ​ On October 11 at approximately 11:45 p.m. a woman flagged down a passing motorist on Kearney Lake Road and asked for a drive as her vehicle had broken down. The ...

Police charge man for sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for sexual assault ​ Investigators with the Sexual Assault Investigation Team (SAIT) of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this year. ​ On September 22 police received a report that a man had ...

RCMP has charged a man in relation to a sexual assault investigation in Tarbot, Victoria County

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man for sexual offences Victoria County District RCMP has charged a man in relation to a sexual assault investigation in Tarbot, Victoria County. On October 9, Victoria County District RCMP received a report that a man had touched a 10-year-old girl in a sexual manner at a home in ...

Clerk thwart attempted scam in Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release An alert retail clerk in a Lower Sackville store recently thwarted an attempt to defraud an elderly client out of $3,000 in a gift card scam. If someone is pressuring you to buy gift cards & provide them with the PIN, think twice & confirm their identity by phone or in ...

Province Moves to Establish Fixed-Date General Elections

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Release Province Moves to Establish Fixed-Date General Elections ——————————————————– Voters will soon have certainty on the timing of future provincial elections. Legislation introduced today, October 13, will, for the first time in Nova Scotia, establish fixed dates for provincial general elections. Amendments to the Elections Act will set July 15, 2025, as ...

Help Cumberland County District RCMP solve an arson.

**** RCMP Media Release Help Cumberland County District RCMP solve an arson. At approx. 9:14 p.m. on October 9, an abandoned residence located on Station Rd. in Southhampton, was destroyed in a fire that is believed to be suspicious. Information was obtained that a man was seen emerging from the woods in the area, but ...

Police have charged a man with 56 offences in relation to multiple incidents that occurred throughout the Halifax region over the last four months

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with 56 offences ​ Police have charged a man with 56 offences in relation to multiple incidents that occurred throughout the Halifax region over the last four months. ​ At approximately 12 p.m. on October 11, police responded to a theft that had just occurred at the Rockhead ...

Police investigate two break and enters, arrest one, in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect At 2:47 a.m., on the 13th of October, Halifax Regional Police and a Police Service Dog responded to a report of a Break & Enter in progress at the Canadian Tire gas station, 6551 Bayers Road, Halifax. Upon arrival officers confirmed the door to the gas ...

Police investigate robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this weekend in Dartmouth. ​ On October 9 at a approximately 1:25 a.m. police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Shell gas station located at 130 Main Street. A man entered the store, threatened the employee ...

RCMP investigates break, enter and theft of firearms

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates break, enter and theft of firearms Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft of firearms that occurred at a property on Macdonald Blackie Rd. in Poplar Hill, Pictou County. Sometime between October 3 and October 9, the suspect(s) forced open the front door of the ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Judy Geraldine Parks

**** RCMP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Judy Geraldine Parks Today marks the 45th anniversary of the murder of 14-year-old Judy Geraldine Parks of Halifax. On October 9, 1976, a badly decomposed body was discovered in a wooded area off Highway 103, near Timberlea, Nova Scotia. The body was partially covered up ...

RCMP arrest two youths following weapons call near school

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest two youths following weapons call near school ​ Shelburne RCMP Detachment has arrested two youths following a weapons call near a school in Shelburne. ​ At approximately 12:35 p.m., on October 8, police responded to a report of two youths in a vehicle waving a firearm near a school ...

Police investigate robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Investigators with the Halifax Regional Police Patrol Division along with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax this morning. At approximately 02:35 a.m. hours, a male suspect entered the Needs Convenience store located at 33 Herring Cove ...

RCMP arrested man for sexual offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrested man for sexual offences The Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man for sexual offences following an investigation in Sheet Harbour. The offences are alleged to have occurred between 2017 and 2019. On October 8, police searched a home and arrested a 41-year-old man from the Sheet Harbour area. ...

Police respond to suspicious circumstances ​

**** HRP Media Release Police respond to suspicious circumstances ​ ​ Halifax Regional Police responded to a suspicious circumstance call in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 2:50 p.m. a man approached a 10-year-old youth who was walking in the area of Normandy Drive and Rosemeade Avenue in Halifax. The man asked the youth if they ...

Province Supports Emergency Services Providers

**** MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS Release Province Supports Emergency Services Providers ——————————————————– Ground search and rescue, volunteer fire departments and other emergency services provider groups will get more than $1.14 million from the province to buy equipment that will help them save lives. “Every Nova Scotian deserves to feel safe in their community and know that help ...

Police investigate break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate break and enter ​ Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a break and enter that occurred in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 2 a.m. police responded to a report of a break and enter that had occurred at Ash Jewelry located at 6257 Quinpool ...

RCMP charge man with child pornography offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man with child pornography offences The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a man with child pornography offences. On October 5, the RCMP’s ICE Unit searched a home in Mount Uniacke, assisted by the RCMP’s Digital Forensic Services Unit and East Hants District RCMP. The investigation ...

(Found) Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 36-year-old woman

**** HRP Media Release Update – Missing person: located ​ The 36-year-old woman that police were seeking the public’s assistance in locating yesterday has been located safely. ​ We thank the public and the media for their assistance and concern. ...

Colchester County District RCMP has arrested a man following a firearms investigation in Lower Truro

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest man in firearms investigation Colchester County District RCMP has arrested a man following a firearms investigation in Lower Truro. On October 4, police responded to a firearms complaint involving a number of improperly stored firearms at a business in Lower Truro. The owner of the firearms was not present ...

Police have charged a man with 36 offences in relation to multiple incidents that occurred throughout the region over the last 11 days

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with 36 offences ​ Police have charged a man with 36 offences in relation to multiple incidents that occurred throughout the region over the last 11 days. ​ On September 23, Chad Stephen Clarke, 28, escaped from the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility. Yesterday, West Division patrol officers ...

Police investigate x2 sexual assaults

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate sexual assault – Halifax  ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a sexual assault that occurred over the weekend in Halifax. ​ On October 3 between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. a man exited a residence in the 1200 to 1300 block of Robie Street and approached a woman, who ...

(Update) RCMP seeking information in investigation into shots fired at house in Lunenburg County

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: RCMP have identified person and vehicle of interest Lunenburg District RCMP have identified the person and vehicle of interest in the investigation into shots fired at a home on Hwy. 331 in Voglers Cove. The investigation is continuing and the RCMP would like to thank the public for their help ...

Police arrest man wanted for escaping from correctional facility

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest man wanted for escaping from correctional facility ​ Police have arrested one of the two men who had escaped from the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility last month. ​ On September 23 at approximately 8:50 p.m. Chad Stephen Clarke, 28, and Thomas Joseph Smith, 31, escaped from the Central ...

RCMP investigating report of indecent act

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating report of indecent act ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating a report of an indecent act that occurred yesterday on Conrad Beach in Lawrencetown. ​ At approximately 11:40 a.m. on October 3, RCMP responded to a report of a person exposing themselves on Conrad Beach near Lawrencetown Rd. The ...

New Brunswick, Nova Scotia Create Partnership to Investigate Serious Incidents Involving Police

**** JUSTICE Media Release New Brunswick, Nova Scotia Create Partnership to Investigate Serious Incidents Involving Police —————————————————————- NOTE: The following is a joint announcement with the Province of New Brunswick. —————————————————————- The following joint news release was issued today, October 4, by the provincial governments of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia: New Brunswick and Nova ...

Residents invited to participate in Cornwallis Street renaming

**** HRM Media Release Residents invited to participate in Cornwallis Street renaming ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting all residents to participate in an online survey, regarding the renaming of Cornwallis Street in Halifax. ​ As directed by Regional Council, this renaming project is one of the recommendations of the Task Force on the Commemoration of ...

(Found) Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 82 year-old female from Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Missing person: located The 82-year-old woman that was reported missing to police yesterday has been located safely. We thank the public and the media for their assistance and concern. ...

Police investigate a robbery in Halifax overnight.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate a robbery in Halifax overnight. ​ At 10:45 P.M on Friday October 1, 2021, police responded to the Esso Gas Bar located at 7151 Chebucto Road in Halifax for a reported Robbery. ​ Shortly after the call was placed, police arrived and located the night clerk who advised that a man had entered the ...

RCMP has charged a man for sexual offences following an investigation in Fall River

**** RCMP Media Release Police charge man for sexual offences ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated Special Victim’s Section has charged a man for sexual offences following an investigation in Fall River. ​ On September 28, police arrested Justin Roland Singh Crozier, 30, of Eastern Passage. He has been charged with Sexual Assault, Sexual Interference, Invitation to ...

Halifax Regional Police responded to a suspicious circumstance call in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police respond to suspicious circumstances ​ ​ Halifax Regional Police responded to a suspicious circumstance call in Halifax earlier this week. ​ On September 29 at approximately 10:15 p.m. a man approached a 15-year-old youth who was walking on St. Pauls Street in Halifax. The man attempted to get the youth ...

Kings District RCMP is investigating after an armed robbery at a gas station on Gaspereau River Rd. in Gaspereau

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seeking information in Gaspereau armed robbery Kings District RCMP is investigating after an armed robbery at a gas station on Gaspereau River Rd. in Gaspereau yesterday. At approximately 9:00 p.m. on September 30, police were dispatched to a complaint of an armed robbery at a gas station on Gaspereau River ...

Police charge five men with fraud offences

**** RCMP Media Release Police charge five men with fraud offences ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division charged five men following a fraud investigation. ​ On September 22, Halifax District RCMP received a report from a business in Westphal advising a fraud occurred on September 16, 2021.​ A man ...

RCMP investigating fatal fire

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fatal fire Halifax District RCMP, supported by the Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency, is investigating a fatal house fire that occurred on Ostrea Lake Rd. in Jeddore. ​ At approximately 6:36 a.m. today, police responded to a possible fatal fire on Ostrea Lake Rd where one person was located ...

Police investigate robbery in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Investigators with the Halifax Regional Police Patrol Division along with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax this morning. ​ Just after 1:00 a.m., a male suspect entered the Irving Circle K store located at 2499 Robie St,in ...

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

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax earlier this week. ​ Police responded to a robbery that had occurred at approximately 10 p.m. on September 27 near the 5200 block of Albemarle Street. Two men, one armed with a knife, approached another man and demanded money. The men forced ...

Municipality continues collaboration to help address homelessness in the Halifax region

**** HRM Media Release Municipality continues collaboration to help address homelessness in the Halifax region The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to collaborate with the Province of Nova Scotia, professional service providers and volunteers, to provide support to those experiencing homelessness in our region. Over the past several months, important steps have been taken to support access ...

Halifax District RCMP have arrested and charged two travelling criminals who are believed to have been involved in over thirty break-ins in ten different Nova Scotia counties since April 2021

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP have arrested and charged two travelling criminals who are believed to have been involved in over thirty break-ins in ten different Nova Scotia counties since April 2021. On September 26, at approximately 10:45 a.m., police received a tip about a possible stolen vehicle that was travelling on Hwy. ...

Police investigate assault

*’** HRP Media Release Police investigate assault ​ Police are investigating an assault that occurred in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 5 p.m. officers located a man who had been assaulted near the intersection of West and Agricola streets. A man punched the victim, causing him to fall to the ground, and then took some ...

Police investigating assault with a weapon in Halifax.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating assault with a weapon in Halifax. On September 27th at approximately 4:25 p.m.​ Halifax Regional Police responded to a retail outlet in the​ 0-100 block of Washmill Lake Drive, Halifax for a report of security officer​ who had been stabbed.​ ​ The male security officer confronted a suspect​ who ...

Police continue to seek public’s assistance locating missing man

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

(Found) Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 21-year old woman

**** HRP Media Release Update – Missing person: located ​ The missing 21-year-old woman that police had asked for the public’s assistance in locating yesterday has been located safely. ​ We thank the public and the media for their assistance and concern. ...

RCMP investigate early-morning robbery in Windsor

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate early-morning robbery in Windsor Windsor West Hants RCMP is investigating after an early-morning robbery on Saturday at a business in Windsor. On September 25, at 3:48 a.m., members were called to a business on Wentworth Road after an employee reported being robbed. The investigation determined that a woman had ...

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Halifax ​ At approximately 2:12 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots in the area of Jarvis Lane and Barrington Street, Halifax.​ Callers reported a dark sedan left the area at a high rate of speed.​ Multiple officers responded and located two adult ...

Police Investigate Large Party and Issue Tickets

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Large Party and Issue Tickets ​ Last night Halifax Regional Police responded to multiple noise complaints on Jennings Street in Halifax, for a large out of control party with thousands of people in the street.​ Multiple officers attended to break the party up.​ Police arrested 9 adult males and ...

(Found) Halifax District RCMP​ is asking for the public’s assistance in locating​ 31-year-old missing woman

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located The woman who was reported missing from Middle Sackville on September 25, has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

RCMP charge Yarmouth man with attempted murder

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge Yarmouth man with attempted murder ​ Shelburne County RCMP has charged a 35-year-old man from Yarmouth with attempted murder following an incident in Shelburne. ​ At approximately 8:45 p.m., on September 23, police responded to several calls of an altercation between two men at a business on Ohio Rd.​ ...

Help RCMP with stolen frame from canvas tent shelter

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP with stolen frame from canvas tent shelter Between September 18 at 4 p.m. and September 20 at 5 a.m. a metal frame from a canvas tent shelter was stolen from a property on Highway 2 in Fall River. The frame is 30-feet by 60-feet by 15-feet in dimension and ...

Police charge man for damaging property during demonstration

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for damaging property during demonstration ​ Police have charged a man in relation to causing property damage during a demonstration in Halifax yesterday. ​ Police were on scene of a demonstration at Province House located at 1726 Hollis Street. A man, who was in the group of demonstrators, ...

More Support for Communities Across Nova Scotia

**** Houston Release More Support for Communities Across Nova Scotia —————————————————————- Municipalities will receive an additional $32 million from the province to help pay for crucial services for Nova Scotians. “Municipal services are among the most important in our day-to-day lives. Over the years it’s become more expensive, and municipalities and towns have told us ...

Two inmates escaped from the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

**** Justice Media Release Two Escape from Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility Two inmates escaped from the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth at around 8:51 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23. Chad Stephen Clarke, 28, was on remand at the facility for several charges including theft of a motor vehicle, theft under $5,000, possession, ...

High-risk offender charged with breaching conditions

**** HRP Media Release High-risk offender charged with breaching conditions ​ Police have charged a man who has been deemed a high-risk to reoffend with breaching the conditions of his court order. ​ On September 20, 2021, in accordance with the Nova Scotia Release of High-Risk Offender Information Protocol, Halifax Regional Police advised the public ...

Police charge two men with robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men with robbery ​ Police have charged two men in relation to a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this week. ​ At approximately 6:45 a.m. on September 21 police responded to a robbery in the area of Marketplace Drive. Three men, one of whom had a bat, ...

Kings District RCMP is investigating three commercial break-ins that occurred in the early morning hours of September 14

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating three commercial break-ins ​ Kings District RCMP General Investigation Section is investigating three commercial break-ins that occurred in the early morning hours of September 14. ​ Between 2:15 and 5:30 a.m., three business were broken into by the same three suspects. Entry was gained into the businesses by breaking ...

New Glasgow Regional Police is looking to identify the suspect involved in the Attempted Robbery at the Wilsons Gas Bar

**** New Glasgow Regional Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police is looking to identify the suspect involved in the Attempted Robbery at the Wilsons Gas Bar, New Glasgow, N.S. On Thursday September 23 at 9:45 pm New Glasgow Regional Police responded to the Wilson Gas Bar, Marsh Street New Glasgow, where an unknown adult male ...

Break and enter – Spring Street area

**** Amherst Police Release Break and enter – Spring Street area On September 15th, 2021, the Amherst Police Department received a report of a break and enter that occurred at a Spring Street area residence. An aggravating factor in this break and enter was that a family was sleeping inside the residence. It appears that ...

TSB investigation results into the tragic sinking of the Captain Jim

**** TSB Release Marine transportation safety investigation report M19A0025 Sinking and loss of life Workboat Captain Jim Approximately 4 NM southeast of Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia 29 January 2019 Summary On 29 January 2019, the workboat Captain Jim, with 2 crew members and 1 passenger on board, began taking on water and became disabled 2.8 nautical miles from its home port of ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 26 Forest Hill Drive, Halifax

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for 26 Forest Hill Drive, Halifax August 15, 2021 This fire involved a single-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 stairwell. There were operating smoke alarms. The cause of this fire is classified as ...

Mi’kmaw rally against DFO for fishery

A rally at DFO in Dartmouth is calling attention to the Department of Fisheries and Ocean’s interaction with Mi’kmaw and their Treaty Rights to fish and the current conflicts between the DFO and fishers. Mi’kmaq have the right to fish for a moderate livelihood which was upheld by the Supreme Court in 1999. . . ...

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

**** HRP Media Release Update – Missing person: located The missing 15-year-old youth that police had asked for the public’s assistance in locating today has been located safely. We thank the public and the media for their assistance and concern. ...

Paradise man charged with child pornography offences / West Hants RCMP investigating after serious collision

**** RCMP Media Release Paradise man charged with child pornography offences The RCMP Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a Paradise man with child pornography offences. In February 2021, the RCMP’s Provincial ICE Unit began an investigation after investigators received information from the National Child Exploitation Crime Centre concerning child pornography being shared ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 47 Symonds Street, Dartmouth

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for 47 Symonds Street, Dartmouth September 15, 2021 This fire involved a multi-unit apartment dwelling.  There was one injury and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be stovetop pot of oil.  The area of origin was determined to be a kitchen. There were no operating smoke alarms. The cause ...

Police charge man for assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for assault ​ (Photo contributed) Police have charged a man in relation to an assault that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday. At approximately 9:45 p.m. police responded to a disturbance involving a group of people in the 100 block of Highfield Park Drive. Upon arrival, officers observed a man ...

Halifax District RCMP is asking for help to solve a break and enter

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is asking for help to solve a break and enter A business on Ross Rd. in Westphal was broken into between September 18 at 3:15 p.m. and September 20 at 7:05 a.m. The suspect(s) damaged the fence and the side of the building in order to gain access. ...

(Update) RCMP​ is asking for the public’s assistance in locating​ 23-year-old Gina Patterson

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located The 23-year-old woman who was reported missing from Windsor on September 21 has been located deceased. The vehicle she was driving has also been located. The investigation into her disappearance and death are continuing. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets ...

No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in SiRT Investigation

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in SiRT Investigation ———————————————————————————————————– On August 12, 2021, SiRT was contacted by the RCMP after receiving a complaint from a third party that an officer had pointed their service weapon at a person known to them. SiRT initiated an investigation that day and concluded it ...

Police arrest man for assault on bus driver

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest man for assault on bus driver ​ Police have arrested a man in relation to an assault on a Halifax Transit bus driver that occurred in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 10:30 p.m. police responded to an assault in-progress on a Halifax Transit bus that had stopped in the ...

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

**** HRP Media Release Missing person: located ​ The missing 19-year-old woman that police had asked for the public’s assistance in locating on September 21 has been located safely. ​ We thank the public and the media for their assistance and concern. ...

September 20, 2021 General Election Preliminary Results

Preliminary results via Elections Canada These preliminary results are based on the data provided by the returning officers on election night. Required for majority: 170 ...

Police investigate robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred on the weekend in Halifax. ​ On September 18 at approximately 4:15 a.m. police responded to a robbery in the area of Spring Garden Road and Brunswick Street in Halifax. A man and woman approached another man, demanded money and ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a home invasion that occurred on the weekend in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in home invasion ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a home invasion that occurred on the weekend in Halifax. ​ On September 18 at approximately 5:40 a.m. police responded to a home invasion at an address in the 5500 block of Morris Street in Halifax. ...

Two men in custody after home invasion in Lower Sackville

***’ RCMP Media Release Two men in custody after home invasion in Lower Sackville Two men are in custody following a home invasion in Lower Sackville. On September 16, just before midnight, Halifax District RCMP responded to a home invasion on Hillcrest Avenue.​ Three armed men entered the home and assaulted an occupant. The men ...

High Risk-Offender Notification: Jeffrey Daniel MacIntyre

**** HRP Media Release High Risk-Offender Notification: Jeffrey Daniel MacIntyre ​ 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. ​ Jeffrey Daniel MacIntyre, 30, has been released from a ...

Investigation Results in Charge Against Off-Duty Bridgewater Police Officer

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

Annapolis District RCMP charge man and seize weapons

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

Three people arrested in drug trafficking investigation

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

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

**** HRP Media Release Missing person: located ​ The missing 20-year-old woman that police had asked for the public’s assistance in locating on September 17 has been located safely. ​ We thank the public and the media for their assistance and concern. ...

Police are investigating an indecent act that occurred in Dartmouth

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

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

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

West Hants District RCMP lay charges after disturbance at hospital

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

Police respond to suspicious circumstances ​

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

UPDATE: Missing swimmer found deceased

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

Police release video of suspect in assault

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

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

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

(Found) Missing person

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(Found) Missing Person

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

Police continue to investigate the murder of Josiah Kaelin Sparks

**** RCMP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Josiah Kaelin Sparks Today marks the​ 4th anniversary of the murder of​ 22-year-old Josiah Kaelin Sparks of Lake Loon. Just after​ 8​ p.m. on September​ 14,​ 2017, police responded to a​ 911​ call after Sparks was found deceased on Cherry Brook Rd in Lake ...

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

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

Police arrest two people with outstanding warrants and lay additional charges

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

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Halifax

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

RCMP investigating fatal fire

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

Eenie meanie miney moe … Beaver Bank tiger causes traffic turmoil

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

Colchester District RCMP investigate shots fired

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

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Desiree Sherman

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

Multi-agency response search for missing swimmer

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

The Kentville Police is investigating a Property damage complaint

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

Update: RCMP arrest man in Sheet Harbour armed robbery

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

Police lay charges for weapons offences

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

Fire Prevention & Safety

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

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

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

Police investigate assault with a weapon

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

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

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

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

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

Police charge man in relation to a robbery

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

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

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

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

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

RCMP Vehicle Involved in Collision on Pockwock Road, Hammonds Plains

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

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

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

UPDATE: Human remains found after fire on remote island

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Halifax District RCMP investigating home invasion

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

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

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

Antigonish RCMP investigating after break-in

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

Halifax District RCMP investigating after suspicious incidents

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

Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient

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

Halifax District RCMP investigating business break-in

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

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

Missing person located after overnight search

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

Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant ​ Barrington RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged with Robbery relating to an incident in Barrington Passage on August 26, 2021.​ ​ Gordon Jack Hein, 37, of Barrington is charged with: ​ Robbery – Section 344(1)(b) CC ​ Hein ...

Police seek public assistance in locating two people with outstanding warrants

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

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

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

Police investigate suspicious fire

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

Police continue to investigate the murder of Rickey Walker

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Rickey Walker ​ Today marks the fifth anniversary of the murder of Rickey Walker, and the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ At approximately 2:50 a.m. on September 1, 2016, 48-year-old Rickey Walker was located in medical distress behind John ...

New Cabinet to Deliver Solutions for Nova Scotians

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

Police respond to suspicious circumstances ​

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

Police charge two men in relation to assault

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

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

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

Police investigate suspicious death

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

Police charge man in relation to child pornography investigation

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

Police charge man in relation to disturbance on the weekend

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

RCMP is asking for public assistance to locate suspect

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

Police charge man in relation to stabbing

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

RCMP arrest man and locate stolen property

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

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

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

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Stabbing) in Dartmouth

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

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

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

Police continue to investigate the murder of Jason MacCullough

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

Premier and Cabinet Swearing-in Ceremony

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

Kingston man charged with child pornography offences

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

Police investigate robbery​

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

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

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

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

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

Kings District RCMP investigating indecent act

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

Kings District RCMP investigating armed robbery in Kingston

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

A message from East River Valley fire department

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

Digby RCMP investigating theft of lobster traps

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

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

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

Man arrested for Home Invasion

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

Police Arrest Robbery Suspect – Halifax

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

(ENDED) Heat Warning in effect

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

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

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

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

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

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

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing person located The woman who was reported missing from Cambridge on August 23 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   Missing person: Help the RCMP find Darlene Mackeen Kings District RCMP is asking ...

Help RCMP solve suspicious fire

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

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

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

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Stabbing) in Dartmouth

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

Police investigate bank robbery

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

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

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

Police charge man for falsely reporting a robbery ​

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

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

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

RCMP arrest Upper Tantallon man for firearms offences

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

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

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

Lieutenant-Governor Commissions Premier-Designate to Form New Government

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

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

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

Incoming Premier Tim Houston Names Transition Team

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

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

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

Statement regarding homeless encampments on municipal property

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

Live Feed Election Results

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

RCMP looking to identify vehicle and person of interest

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

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Elections Day Voting Has Begun for 41st Provincial General Election

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

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

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...

Tomorrow is Election Day in Nova Scotia

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

Police charge man with sexual assault

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

(Update) Returning Office Broken Into

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

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

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

There are Two Elections Currently Underway

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

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

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

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) in Dartmouth

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

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

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

Police seek public assistance in two robbery investigations

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

Halifax District RCMP responds to armed robbery in Lower Sackville

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

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

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located The man who was reported missing from Meaghers Grant has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   Missing person: Help the RCMP find Stephen Whelan Halifax District RCMP is asking for the ...

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

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located The man who was reported missing from Lower Canard has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   Missing person: Help the RCMP find Robert Campbell Kings District RCMP​ is asking for the ...

Kings District RCMP responds to armed robbery in Greenwood

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

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

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

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

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

Pictou County man charged after assaulting police

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

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

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

Police investigate robbery​

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

Pictou County man charged in arson

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

UPDATE: Police now investigating homicide

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

Halifax District RCMP investigate break-in and firearms theft

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

Police investigate Robbery – Halifax

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

Police investigate robbery​

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

RCMP investigating report of indecent act

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

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Dartmouth

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

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

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

Halifax District RCMP investigating after shooting in North Preston

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

Three missing people located after overnight search

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

Halifax District RCMP investigating after shooting in North Preston

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

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

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located The 75-year-old man who was reported missing from Kingston has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   Missing person: Help the RCMP find John MacInnis Kings District RCMP​ is asking for the ...

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

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

Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Halifax

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

Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant

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

Cheticamp RCMP asking for help to identify ATV

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

Police lay charges for weapons and drug offences

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

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

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

RCMP investigating after boats cut from their moorings in Weymouth

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

Have you seen this truck?

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

Police seek assistance in identifying robbery suspect

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

UPDATE: RCMP conclude investigation of vessel sinking in Saulnierville

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

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

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located The 34-year-old man who was reported missing from Middle Sackville has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   Missing person: Help the RCMP find Matthew Campbell Halifax District RCMP is asking for ...

Police charge man with sexual assault

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

Police charge man with 29 weapons and drug offences

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

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

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

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

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

Man facing numerous charges after home invasion in Colchester

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

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

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

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

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

RCMP investigate home invasion

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

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

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

RCMP on scene of fatal boating incident

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

RCMP investigate vessel sinking off Saulnierville

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

Police are investigating a stabbing in Halifax

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

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

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

Police advising of counterfeit American currency

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

Police charge man in relation to arson investigation

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

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

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

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

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

(Update) Dartmouth man facing charges following traffic stop.

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

Halifax Regional Police officer’s badge reported stolen

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

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

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

230 Candidates Nominated for the 41st Provincial General Election

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

Police locate human remains

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

RCMP charge man after shots fired in North Kentville

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

The Meteghan RCMP is investigating an arson that occurred in Bangor

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

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

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

(Found) Missing youth

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

Police charge two people with weapons offences

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

“Homeward Bound”, Nova Scotia Style

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police respond to a series of overnight Commercial Break and Enters

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

Missing man located following extensive search

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

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) in Dartmouth

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

RCMP investigates two suspicious fires

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

Fire Investigation Summary – 394 Portland Street, Dartmouth

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

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Adria Gloade

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

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

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located The 89-year-old woman who was reported missing from East Chezzetcook has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. . Missing person: Help the RCMP find Patricia Eberwein Halifax District RCMP is asking for ...

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

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

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

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

(Update) 41st Provincial General Election

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

New Wing Commander takes charge at 12 Wing Shearwater

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

Multi-agency response results in locating missing fisherman

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

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

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

54.7 kg of suspected cocaine seized by CBSA officers in Halifax

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

Yarmouth County man charged in fish plant arson

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

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

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

Police charge two people following drug investigation

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

Police are on-scene of a sudden death in Halifax

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

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

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

Province, Police Make Changes to Alert Ready System

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

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

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

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

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

Police investigating homicide

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

RCMP investigating boat collision in Western Shore

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

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

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

Police investigate suspicious death

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

Police charge three people following drug investigation

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

Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a stabbing in North Preston

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

NS SPCA – SEEKING INFORMATION

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

Preparing for the 41st Provincial General Election

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police respond for a early morning weapons complaint

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

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

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located The 27-year-old woman who was reported missing from Paq’tnkek has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   Missing person: Help the RCMP find Yvonne Basque Antigonish RCMP are asking for the public’s ...

Truro Police seek witnesses to assault

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

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

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

Statement regarding removal of three temporary shelters located on municipal property

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

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

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

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

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