Sunday, October 25, 2020

News

Man​ arrested after pointing firearm

Man​ arrested after pointing firearm

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

Online Dispute Resolution for Family Legal Matters a First in Canada

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

Police Investigate a Homicide – Dartmouth

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

Governments Establish Joint Public Inquiry in Response to April Tragedy

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

2020 municipal and CSAP election results released

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

Treaty Education Partnership Renewed

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

Police warn citizens of suspicious phone call

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

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

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

Police charge two people following drug investigation

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

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

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

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

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

Valley man charged with firearms and drug offences

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

RCMP update on efforts to find Matthew Simon Harrie

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

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

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

Police continuing to look for missing person Shelia Patricia Madore

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police investigate break and enters into two Dartmouth businesses

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

RCMP charge man with assault of Chief Sack​

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

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

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

RCMP investigate fire at fish plant

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

Five more Nova Scotia Health sites offering online booking

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

Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Donald Jermaine Stevenson

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

Province Supports Emergency Services Providers

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

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

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

Police charge woman for robbery

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

Missing Person – Ryan James Jessop

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

Police investigate weapons call in Halifax

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

Investigation Begins into Allegations of Domestic Assault Committed by RCMP Member

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

Missing Person: Shelia Patricia Madore

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

Greater Land Protection Across Nova Scotia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

General Election Day this Saturday

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

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

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

Police charge man for robbery

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

Police investigate Robbery on Titus St.

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

(Update) Update: Missing person found deceased

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

Charges laid after search of illegal cannabis dispensary

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

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

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

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

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

Police request public assistance identifying person of interest in hate crime

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

Police charge a man for child pornography-related offences

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

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

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

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

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

Police investigate Break and Enter / Police Investigate Robbery​

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

Fake forestry letter circulating

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

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

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

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

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

Fire investigation summary for 2580 Connaught Avenue, Halifax

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

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

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

DFA Members Deliver Strong Strike Mandate

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

Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred in Halifax

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

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

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

(Found) Missing Person: Monika Elizabeth Nauss

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

Missing Person: Cassandra Joyce Clark

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

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

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

Police Investigate Armed Robbery

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

Police Investigate Break and Enters into Two Bedford Businesses

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

Police investigate incident at Camp Hill Cemetery in Halifax

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

Police Investigate Weapons Complaint in Halifax

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

Two men charged in Colton Cook Murder, investigation ongoing

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

Police investigate multiple commercial break and enters

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

Pre-primary Program Implementation Complete

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

Military Vehicles on Nova Scotia Highways

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

Changes Require New Restaurants to Be Accessible

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

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

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

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

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

Satellite Courtrooms Secured for HRM Criminal Jury Trials

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

Police charge man and woman for robbery

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

Police charge man and woman for two break and enters

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

Missing person found deceased, homicide investigation ongoing

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

Police investigate break and enters in Dartmouth

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

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

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

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

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

Amherst Man Sentenced for Animal Cruelty

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

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

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

Police charge man with attempted murder and four robberies

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

Single-use plastic bag ban starts in October

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

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Halifax Woman Sentenced for Animal Cruelty

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

Halifax Regional Police statement on a recent incident involving an assault

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

Police Investigate after business broken into in Dartmouth

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

Police investigate arson in Lower Sackville

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

HRP Investigate Attempted Robbery / Police Investigate Break & Enter

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

Police request public assistance identifying suspect in church break and enter

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

RCMP warns of counterfeit currency

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

Have you seen this ATV?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Halifax District RCMP respond to armed robbery

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

Stolen wildfire gear from Saturday Lake, Lunenburg Co.

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

Break and Enters into Dartmouth Churches​

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

Police charge man for sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for sexual assault Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax earlier this month. On September 7 police received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred in a residence on Tower Road in Halifax on September 5. A man ...
Police charge second man in the homicide of Anthony Charles Johnson

Police charge second man in the homicide of Anthony Charles Johnson

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

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

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

RCMP Officer Charged with Uttering Threats

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

Police charge man with sexual assault

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

Woman charged for assaulting police officer

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

Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Sardar Ajmeer Nawabi

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

Police Arrest Man For Robbery After Woman Assaulted

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ryan James Jessop wanted by police on province-wide warrant

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

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

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

Police investigating residential break and enter

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

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

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

Police Investigate Robbery & Arrest Suspect​

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

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

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

Police investigating break and enters into storage units

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

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

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

Nova Scotia Health, IWK rolling out online booking service

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

Police continue to investigate the murder of Josiah Kaelin Sparks

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

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

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

Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect​

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

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

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

Christopher Robert Gregory wanted by police on province-wide warrant

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

Police charge two people for robberies and a break and enter

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

On this day in 2001 the New York skyline changed forever

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

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

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

Final list of candidates and key dates for upcoming municipal election

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

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

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

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

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

Talk to your preteens and teens about intimate images and video

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

Police seek suspect in break and enter

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

No Charges Against RCMP Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting

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

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

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

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Help RCMP solve theft of construction equipment

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

Police Investigate Robberies – HRM

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

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

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

Halifax Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program

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

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

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

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

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

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

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

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

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

Police charge man with multiple break and enters and thefts

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

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

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

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

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

(Updated) HRP investigate Assault with a Weapon – Halifax

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

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

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

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

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

Police continue to investigate murder of Douglas Keating

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

Police continue to investigate the murder of Rickey Walker

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

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

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

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

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

Police investigates suspicious fires

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

Police seek public’s assistance in identifying suspect

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police have charged​ another driver for stunting in Dartmouth

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

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

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

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

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

Have you seen this off-highway vehicle?

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

Sexual Violence Prevention Grants Support More Projects

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

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

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

Seasonal supervision extended at select municipal beaches

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

Weapon charges and seized​ handguns

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

Police charge man and request public assistance ​

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

Police looking to identify vehicle and person of interest

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

Royal Canadian Navy Adopts More Inclusive Rank Designation

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

Investigation Concludes No Charges to be Laid Against HRP Officers

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

SiRT to Investigate Discharge of Firearm by Halifax Regional Police Officer

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

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

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

Police report incident to SiRT

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

RCMP charge man in relation to missing youth​

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

Robbery with Firearm in Dartmouth

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

Halifax Regional Police arrest suspect in​ Dartmouth Robbery​

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

Body​ found in Halifax Harbour

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

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

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

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

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

Police charge man in homicide of Trevor Charles Miller

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

Operational pause of CT-114 Tutor fleet lifted

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

Investigation Concludes No Charges to be Laid Against HRP Officers

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

Additional arrest and​ charges laid by Human Trafficking Team

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

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

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

(Found) Missing Person:​ Amber Hendry

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

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

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

Multiple charges laid, drugs and weapons seized in Kings County

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

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

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

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

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

Police continue to investigate the murder of Donald David Snelgrove

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

Police Investigate a business break and enter

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

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

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

RCMP are investigating armed robbery

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

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

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

Truck crashes in Dartmouth after gas station robbery

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

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

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

Province Providing Funds for New Ronald McDonald House

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

Government Ensures Equal Pay for all Public Sector LPNs

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

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

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

(Update) Police investigating theft of boat

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

Police investigating theft of musical instruments

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

Police investigating suspicious circumstances

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

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

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

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

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

Pesticide Spraying Approved

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Update on Shooting in Dartmouth

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

RCMP respond to distressed man on Highway 104

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

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

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

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Dartmouth

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

Help police identify a person of interest

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

George Street – Wastewater System Maintenance

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

Man faces charges following weapons call

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

Police charge man for four robberies

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

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

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

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

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

Police investigate shooting in Dartmouth.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police Investigate Flight from Police and Weapons Possession

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

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

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

Another gas station robbed – Halifax

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

Millbrook man charged following incident

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

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

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

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

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

Police search for suspects after robberies in Halifax

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

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

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

Nova Scotia Supports Humanitarian Aid for Lebanon

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

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

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

Police continue to investigate the murder of Jonathan Reader

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

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

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

CFIA update on unrequested packages of seeds

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

Man arrested following threats with a firearm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cole Harbour man arrested for uttering threats

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

RCMP investigates break, enter and theft of firearms

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates break, enter and theft of firearms Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a break and enter at a home on Bartlett Dr. in Valley. Between July 31 and August 2, suspect(s) forced the back door open and entered the home.​ The suspect(s) left with 11 rifles, knives and fishing rods. ...
East Tremont man charged in multiple separate historical sexual assaults

East Tremont man charged in multiple separate historical sexual assaults

**** RCMP Media Release East Tremont man charged in multiple separate historical sexual assaults Kings District RCMP has laid multiple sexual assault charges in separate incidents in Kings County and is reaching out to the community, in the event there are additional victims. Jakob Mark Fardy, 22, of East Tremont, has been charged with five ...
Police are investigating an arson that occurred earlier today in Halifax

Police are investigating an arson that occurred earlier today in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating arson. ​ Police are investigating an arson that occurred earlier today in Halifax. ​ At approximately 8:37 a.m. police and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency responded to a fire at a residence in the 3400 block of Barrington Street in Halifax. There was one adult female taken to hospital ...
Production of Armoured Combat Support Vehicles Begins

Production of Armoured Combat Support Vehicles Begins

**** DND Media Release Production of Armoured Combat Support Vehicles Begins Production on the first Armoured Combat Support Vehicle (ACSV) has begun in London, Ontario at the General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada manufacturing facilities. These new vehicles will fulfill a variety of combat support roles such as that of Troop/Cargo Vehicle (TCV), ambulance, command post, and ...
Digby RCMP has laid sexual assault charges Terence Elvis Roy Hiltz, 39, of Digby County and is reaching out to the community, in the event there are additional victims.

Digby RCMP has laid sexual assault charges Terence Elvis Roy Hiltz, 39, of Digby County and is reaching out to the community, in the event there are additional victims.

**** RCMP Media Release Digby RCMP has laid sexual assault charges Terence Elvis Roy Hiltz, 39, of Digby County and is reaching out to the community, in the event there are additional victims. Hiltz has been charged with four counts of Sexual Assault, three counts of Sexual Interference, Assault and Unlawful Confinement. Three victims have ...
SiRT to investigate an officer-involved shooting

SiRT to investigate an officer-involved shooting

**** SiRT Media Release Serious Incident Response Team to investigate an officer-involved shooting after officer discharged firearm while responding to an incident involving a weapon. Late last night at approximately 10:00 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to an area on Washington Street, New Glasgow. Officers were involved in an incident involving a weapon. The ...
Kings District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a break and enter to a music store in New Minas, which resulted in the theft of several guitars

Kings District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a break and enter to a music store in New Minas, which resulted in the theft of several guitars

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a break and enter to a music store in New Minas, which resulted in the theft of several guitars. On the morning of July 31 at 3:50 a.m., New Minas RCMP responded to a break and enter at a business ...
Statement regarding privacy breaches at Nova Scotia Health

Statement regarding privacy breaches at Nova Scotia Health

**** NSHA Media Release Statement regarding privacy breaches at Nova Scotia Health Nova Scotia Health is in the process of contacting a total of 211 people by letter whose personal health information was inappropriately accessed in two separate and unrelated incidents. Everyone who is affected will hear directly from Nova Scotia Health and we will ...
(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

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

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient Update: Missing patient located and returned to hospital Please be advised the patient reported missing on Monday, August 3 has been located and returned to a Halifax hospital. ​ Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 57-year-old Shane MacLean, ...
Thirty-three year old Christopher McKay was arrested at approximately 2:06am as a result of a traffic stop

Thirty-three year old Christopher McKay was arrested at approximately 2:06am as a result of a traffic stop

**** Update via Amherst Police: Amherst Police have arrested a man wanted on a Canada-Wide Warrant who was also the subject of several media alerts to the public by the New Glasgow Regional Police Service. The male is also facing weapons charges and charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Thirty-three year old Christopher ...
Two youth, one adult arrested after armed robbery – Halifax

Two youth, one adult arrested after armed robbery – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release On August 1st, 2020 ​ at approximately 5:50pm police were called to an armed robbery that had just occurred in the 1800 block of Hollis Street, Halifax. ​ Three males wearing masks entered the business with a firearm and obtained cash and took merchandise before leaving and fleeing in a car.​ ...
(Update) New Glasgow Regional Police, Truro Police K-9, Stellation Police searched for 33-year-old male Christopher McKay and Ronald Jamieson

(Update) New Glasgow Regional Police, Truro Police K-9, Stellation Police searched for 33-year-old male Christopher McKay and Ronald Jamieson

**** Via New Glasgow Regional Police New Glasgow Regional Police lift the Shelter in Place and continue to search for 33-year-old Christopher McKay. New Glasgow, N.S. Update via Amherst Police: Amherst Police have arrested a man wanted on a Canada-Wide Warrant who was also the subject of several media alerts to the public by the ...
Can you help Halifax District RCMP solve a theft of trees and shrubs from a business on Main St. in Westphal

Can you help Halifax District RCMP solve a theft of trees and shrubs from a business on Main St. in Westphal

**** RCMP Media Release Can you help Halifax District RCMP solve a theft of trees and shrubs from a business on Main St. in Westphal. Between the evening of July 27 and the morning of July 28, suspect(s) went over the fence of the business and left with several trees and shrubs including; a Bloodgood ...
Police request public’s assistance identifying suspect in sexual assault

Police request public’s assistance identifying suspect in sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police request public’s assistance identifying suspect in sexual assault ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ At approximately 12:20 p.m. a man approached a woman not known to him in Point Pleasant Park near ...
Government of Canada receives first new Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship

Government of Canada receives first new Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship

**** DND Media Release Government of Canada receives first new Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship Through Canada’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged, the Government of Canada is equipping the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) with the modern and effective ships it needs to support expanded surveillance and defence activities across Canada’s three coasts. ​ Today, the RCN marked the ...
Truro Police responded to Inglis Place in response to a male breaking windows

Truro Police responded to Inglis Place in response to a male breaking windows

**** Truro Police Release During the early morning of July 31, 2020 Truro Police responded to Inglis Place in response to a male breaking windows. As a result a 26 year old North River man was arrested and charged with five counts of Mischief contrary to Section 430 Criminal Code of Canada. He was later ...
Five Islands man arrested on sexual assault and child pornography charges

Five Islands man arrested on sexual assault and child pornography charges

**** RCMP Media Release Five Islands man arrested on sexual assault and child pornography charges ​The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has arrested a Five Islands man for child pornography offences. On July 30,​ the RCMP’s ICE Unit searched a home in Five Islands. Assistance was provided by​ the RCMP’s Digital Forensic Services ...
Police charge man in homicide

Police charge man in homicide

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in homicide Investigators have charged Richard George Willis, 62, of Truro, with first degree murder (update via HRP) and break and enter in relation to the homicide of Eleanor Noreen Harding, 85, who was found deceased in her Dartmouth home earlier this month. At approximately 11:12 a.m. on ...
SiRT: No Charges Against RCMP Officer

SiRT: No Charges Against RCMP Officer

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against RCMP Officer ————————————————————– The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released its report today regarding an allegation of domestic assault committed by a female member of the RCMP. On March 16, 2020, SiRT was contacted by the RCMP after an adult male, the Affected Party (AP) contacted an ...
Police have charged a man in relation to two sexual assaults that occurred in Halifax

Police have charged a man in relation to two sexual assaults that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in two sexual assaults ​ Police have charged a man in relation to two sexual assaults that occurred in Halifax. ​ In June, police received reports from two separate victims who had been sexually assaulted by a man on separate occasions between March 2018 and June 2020 at ...
ROBBERY AT ROBIE STREET SHELL GAS/NEEDS CONVENIENCE

ROBBERY AT ROBIE STREET SHELL GAS/NEEDS CONVENIENCE

**** HRP Media Release ROBBERY AT ROBIE STREET SHELL GAS/NEEDS CONVENIENCE At 10:49 p.m., Halifax Regional Police were dispatched to 5450 Inglis Street, Halifax, the Irving Gas Station, for a robbery in progress. Suspect indicated he had a firearm during the commission of the offence. No injuries. Suspect described as a white male, believed to ...
Reporting human trafficking / What is human trafficking?

Reporting human trafficking / What is human trafficking?

**** HRP Media Release Human Trafficking Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline The hotline offers a confidential, multilingual service, operating to connect victims and survivors of forced prostitution and forced labour with social services and/or law enforcement in communities across Canada. Call 1.833.900.1010, 24 hours a day/7 days per week. Reporting human trafficking If you witness suspicious activity you think ...
Statement from the Nova Scotia RCMP to provide context to recently unsealed information

Statement from the Nova Scotia RCMP to provide context to recently unsealed information

**** RCMP Media Release Statement from the Nova Scotia RCMP to provide context to recently unsealed information The release of previously redacted or sealed information contained in Operation H-Strong Informations to Obtain (ITOs) has resulted in a number of questions. Some of the unsealed and released information is being interpreted as corroborated facts without full ...
Yarmouth Pair Charged with Animal Cruelty

Yarmouth Pair Charged with Animal Cruelty

**** NS SPCA Media Release Yarmouth Pair Charged with Animal Cruelty Jennifer Hurlburt, 36, and Matthew Hart, 34, of Yarmouth, have been charged under the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia under Section 26 (2) for permitting an animal to be in distress. On June 25, 2020, a Nova Scotia SPCA Enforcement Officer responded to ...
Teenager charged after confrontation leads to stabbing of adult male – Halifax

Teenager charged after confrontation leads to stabbing of adult male – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate a Stabbing Call – Halifax At 8:34 p.m., 29th of July, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a teenage female with a stab wound that was in a physical altercation with an adult male in the 100 block of Carnation Crest Halifax.​ Patrol officers responded locating the injured female (15 ...
(Found) Missing Person: Mariette MCCROSSIN (age 82)

(Found) Missing Person: Mariette MCCROSSIN (age 82)

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Mariette MCCROSSIN (age 82) Update via HRP HRP located the Missing Person: Mariette MCCROSSIN in good health, just before 9:00 p.m., near Prince Arthur Road Dartmouth. HRP thanks the Public and Media for their assistance with locating Mrs. MCCROSSIN ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a ...
Lieutenant-General Christopher Coates assumes responsibility of Canadian Joint Operations Command

Lieutenant-General Christopher Coates assumes responsibility of Canadian Joint Operations Command

**** CAF Release Lieutenant-General Christopher Coates assumes responsibility of Canadian Joint Operations Command A transfer of command authority ceremony took place in which Lieutenant-General Christopher Coates assumed responsibility for Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC) from Major-General Bill Seymour, who has been Acting Commander of CJOC since June 26, 2020. The Chief of the Defence Staff, ...
CBSA Atlantic Region, announced the seizure of 270 kg of suspected cocaine onboard a vessel attempting to dock at a yacht club in Halifax

CBSA Atlantic Region, announced the seizure of 270 kg of suspected cocaine onboard a vessel attempting to dock at a yacht club in Halifax

**** CBSA Media Release (Officers from CBSA Halifax Marine Operations pictured with approximately 270 kg of suspected cocaine, seized from a vessel in Halifax, NS on July 18, 2020.) The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), Atlantic Region, announced the seizure of 270 kg of suspected cocaine onboard a vessel attempting to dock at a yacht ...
Charges are pending against a 21-year-old Shelburne man after he intentionally set a fire inside a seniors’ home

Charges are pending against a 21-year-old Shelburne man after he intentionally set a fire inside a seniors’ home

**** RCMP Media Release Charges are pending against a 21-year-old Shelburne man after he intentionally set a fire inside a seniors’ home last evening. The fire was reported initially as a dispute, where the 21-year-old was behaving erratically, and continued to escalate to the point where he poured gasoline in the apartment he was visiting, ...
RCMP Officer Cleared in North Kentville Crash

RCMP Officer Cleared in North Kentville Crash

**** SiRT Media Release RCMP Officer Cleared in North Kentville Crash ————————————————————— The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has concluded that no charges will be laid against an RCMP officer who pursued a motor vehicle last August. At approximately 2:20 a.m., on August 25, 2019 an officer with the New Minas Detachment noticed a ...
Driver flees scene of collision, threatens police with knife

Driver flees scene of collision, threatens police with knife

**** RCMP Media Release Driver flees scene of collision, threatens police with knife On July 27 at approximately 7 p.m.,​ Kings District RCMP responded to a 911 call reporting a two-vehicle collision on Nichols Ave. One driver fled the scene on foot. The remaining driver was provided first aid by bystanders at the scene, and ...
Kings District RCMP use ATVs to locate lost riders​

Kings District RCMP use ATVs to locate lost riders​

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP use ATVs to locate lost riders​ On July 26 shortly after noon, Kings District RCMP were called to the Wallbrook area after two people called the police asking for help to find their way out of the woods on an ATV trail. Members of Kings District RCMP used ...
SPCA are asking for your help with any information regarding a cruelty investigation in Lake Echo

SPCA are asking for your help with any information regarding a cruelty investigation in Lake Echo

**** NS SPCA Media Release SPCA are asking for your help with any information regarding a cruelty investigation. On Thursday, July 16th two dogs were found chained to a monkey bar set at Bell Park Academic Centre in Lake Echo. It is believed that the dogs may have been initially dropped off around 1:00pm. Abandonment ...
Police Investigate an Assault with a Weapon – Halifax

Police Investigate an Assault with a Weapon – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate an Assault with a Weapon – Halifax At 12:02 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an injured male with stab wounds in the 2100 block of Barrington Street Halifax.  Patrol officers located a 34 year old male with injuries consistent with a stabbing.  The male was transported to ...
High-risk offender charged with breaching conditions

High-risk offender charged with breaching conditions

**** HRP Media Release High-risk offender charged with breaching conditions ​ Police have charged a man who was deemed a high-risk to reoffend with breaching a long-term supervision order. ​ On February 20, 2020 Halifax Regional Police issued a media release to advise the public that a high-risk offender was residing in the Halifax-area. John ...
(Update) Update: RCMP have taken Doucette into custody without incident. 1:19 a.m.

(Update) Update: RCMP have taken Doucette into custody without incident. 1:19 a.m.

**** RCMP Media Release  Wanted man in custody following report of attempted theft of vehicle Earlier this morning, Nova Scotia RCMP arrested 31-year-old Tobias Doucette following a report of an attempted theft of a vehicle. RCMP National ERT and Lunenburg District RCMP along with Halifax Regional Police Service Dog Team were already in the area ...
Police are investigating an arson​ that occurred in Halifax​

Police are investigating an arson​ that occurred in Halifax​

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating an arson​ that occurred​ earlier​ in Halifax. ​ At approximately 5:26 a.m. police and Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency responded to a structure fire in the 3600 block of Lynch Street in Halifax.​ Fire attended and extinguished the blaze. Fire investigators​ believe the fire was intentionally set and ...
Help solve break, enter and theft of cigarettes

Help solve break, enter and theft of cigarettes

**** RCMP Media Release Help solve break, enter and theft of cigarettes Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to solve a break and enter to a downtown business in Berwick,​ which resulted in​ the theft of cigarettes.​ The morning of​ July 23, Kingston RCMP responded to a break and enter at a business ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Gabrielle Bridget Ann Basque

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Gabrielle Bridget Ann Basque

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Gabrielle Bridget Ann Basque ​. Missing person located Update: The 20-year-old who was reported missing from​ Quarry Island on July​ 24 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Pictou County ...
(Found) Missing Person: Kenneth David McNamara

(Found) Missing Person: Kenneth David McNamara

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Kenneth David McNamara Update: The 74-year-old Halifax man reported missing earlier today has been located safely. We thank the public for their concern and assistance. Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 74-year-old Halifax man. Kenneth David McNamara was last seen on July 24 at approximately ...
Can you help Halifax District RCMPNS find a stolen kayak?

Can you help Halifax District RCMPNS find a stolen kayak?

**** RCMP Media Release Can you help Halifax District RCMPNS find a stolen kayak? Stolen from a property on Oceanic Dr. in East Lawrencetown during the overnight hours of July 15 into July 16. The kayak is 10-foot long and made of fiberglass. It has orange, white and brown stripes. Please call us at 902-490-5020 ...
RCMP officers from multiple provinces providing policing services to Nova Scotians

RCMP officers from multiple provinces providing policing services to Nova Scotians

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP officers from multiple provinces providing policing services to Nova Scotians ​Since the devastating incidents of April 18 and 19, the Nova Scotia RCMP welcomed 92 officers from across the country who have provided front line policing services in communities in and around Colchester County. ​ “RCMP members from all areas ...
Police search for suspect after gas station robbed in Halifax

Police search for suspect after gas station robbed in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police search for suspect after gas station robbed in Halifax At 10:15 p.m., Halifax Regional Police were dispatched to 2616 Robie Street, Halifax, the Shell Gas Station/Needs Convenience Store, for a robbery in progress. Suspect used a firearm in the commission of the offence. No injuries. Suspect described as a white male, ...
(Update) Search for Gladys Jodrey suspended, RCMP continue to seek information

(Update) Search for Gladys Jodrey suspended, RCMP continue to seek information

**** RCMP Media Release Search for Gladys Jodrey suspended, RCMP continue to seek information ​. Update: Missing person found deceased The 80-year-old woman who was reported missing from Greenfield, Kings County, on July 21 has been located deceased. The remains were located​ yesterday during a search in the area of Jehill Jake Road and Davison ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Nathan Willis Tupper

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Nathan Willis Tupper

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Nathan Willis Tupper UPDATE. Nathan Willis Tupper has been located safe. . Kings District RCMP are asking for assistance to locate 30-year-old Nathan Willis Tupper. Tupper left a home in Canning at 2 a.m. July 22 in a cab and was dropped off at an ...
SITUATION UPDATE: The search for Tobias Charles Doucette continues at this time, with RCMP currently leading search efforts

SITUATION UPDATE: The search for Tobias Charles Doucette continues at this time, with RCMP currently leading search efforts

**** Bridgewater Police Release SITUATION UPDATE Bridgewater Police Service (BPS) UPDATE (Apx. 10:30 p.m.) Earlier this afternoon, Bridgewater Police Service and RCMP responded to a possible sighting of Tobias Charles Doucette in the area of Glen Allan Drive in Bridgewater. After Police arrival a second possible sighting was received in the area of Hollingsworth Drive. ...
RCMP charge two people with trafficking cocaine and firearms offences

RCMP charge two people with trafficking cocaine and firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge two people with trafficking cocaine and firearms offences ​Colchester District RCMP charge two people with trafficking cocaine and multiple firearms offences in Elmsdale. On July 17, Colchester District RCMP conducted a traffic stop with a car on Hwy. 214 in Elmsdale. The two occupants, Serena Marie Hollingsworth, 27, of ...
RCMP detachments to re-open front counter services

RCMP detachments to re-open front counter services

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP detachments to re-open front counter services   RCMP Detachments across Nova Scotia have re-opened front counter non-essential services to the public. The re-opening of front counter services, including fingerprinting and vulnerable sector checks, will be done as a phased-approach with safety precautions to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Social distancing ...
Police are investigating a report of shots fired that occurred in Halifax

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

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating shots fired ​ Police are investigating a report of shots fired that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ At approximately 4:25 p.m. police responded to a report of shots fired from a vehicle on Mayor Avenue in Halifax. Responding officers located a bullet hole in a residence. There were no ...
The Truro Police Service is conducting a pilot project on the feasibility and effectiveness of Body Worn Cameras

The Truro Police Service is conducting a pilot project on the feasibility and effectiveness of Body Worn Cameras

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service is conducting a pilot project on the feasibility and effectiveness of Body Worn Cameras. The pilot project will last for 2 months and the results will be presented to the Truro Board of Police Commissioners at the October meeting. The cameras worn by officers collect video and ...
RCMP member uses Naloxone to revive man

RCMP member uses Naloxone to revive man

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP member uses Naloxone to revive man ​On July 21 near 8 p.m., Colchester District RCMP responded to a call of a man in distress. The caller found a man, barely breathing, laying on the side of the road on Cherry Lane in Brookfield and called police. When police arrived on ...
(Update) RESTORED – 911 system is currently down

(Update) RESTORED – 911 system is currently down

911 is currently offline. Update via HRFE: 911 is now operational again. Thanks for helping share the alternate numbers while it was down, everyone! . Via HRP Due to a technical issue 911 calls are not getting through. Until further notice, in Halifax Regional Municipality call 902-490-5020 for Police and Fire and 1-888-346-9999 for EHS. ...
(Update) K9 injured, search for Tobias Doucette contines

(Update) K9 injured, search for Tobias Doucette contines

**** RCMP Media Release Update on the search for Tobias Doucette As the search for Tobias Doucette continues, we extend heartfelt best wishes for a full recovery to Sgt. Matthew Bennett of Bridgewater Police Services. He and his family are in our thoughts following his injury while on duty on July 21. We also have ...
Residents encouraged to check voter status for municipal election

Residents encouraged to check voter status for municipal election

**** HRM Media Release Residents encouraged to check voter status for municipal election On October 17, 2020 residents will return to the polls to vote in the regular municipal and conseil scolaire acadien provincial elections.​ ​ As the election approaches, residents are encouraged to review whether or not they are on the elector’s list. Those ...
Missing person: Help the RCMP find Gladys Jodrey

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Gladys Jodrey

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Gladys Jodrey . Update: Missing person found deceased The 80-year-old woman who was reported missing from Greenfield, Kings County, on July 21 has been located deceased. The remains were located​ yesterday during a search in the area of Jehill Jake Road and Davison Road. The ...
(Update) Search for man who stabbed officer underway in Bridgewater

(Update) Search for man who stabbed officer underway in Bridgewater

**** Bridgewater Police Media Release UPDATE – 5:20 p.m. At this time, law enforcement officials continue to search for the suspect from last night’s incident in Bridgewater. The general search area stretches from High 331 to Conquerall Mills Road, south of Pine Street. An RCMP helicopter has also joined the search. We are asking the ...
Suspicious death deemed a homicide

Suspicious death deemed a homicide

**** HRP Media Release Suspicious death deemed a homicide​ ​ ​ The suspicious death of a woman who was found deceased on July 11 at an address in Dartmouth has been deemed a homicide. ​ At approximately 11:12 a.m., police responded to a report of a woman found deceased in a residence on Lynwood Drive. ...
Investigation Results in Charges Against RCMP Member

Investigation Results in Charges Against RCMP Member

**** SiRT Media Release Investigation Results in Charges Against RCMP Member ————————————————————— The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) has laid six charges against a member of the RCMP – Southwest Nova District. SiRT was contacted on March 3, 2020 by the RCMP concerning an investigation they were conducting in relation to the possession ...
Shots fired in North Preston

Shots fired in North Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Shots fired in North Preston On July 19 near noon, four men were standing in a yard on Cain St. when they were shot at by someone in a vehicle. No one was injured. The suspect was driving a white car and left the area after the shots were fired. The ...
Police continue to investigate the murder of Tyrone Oliver

Police continue to investigate the murder of Tyrone Oliver

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Tyrone Oliver ​ Today marks the 20th anniversary of the murder of Tyrone Oliver and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ On July 20, 2000 at 11:08 p.m., officers responded to a report of several shots fired ...
HRP responded to a report of a robbery at the Atlantic Wholesale Cash and Carry

HRP responded to a report of a robbery at the Atlantic Wholesale Cash and Carry

**** HRP Media Release On July 19th, 2020 at​ 4:51 pm Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a robbery at the Atlantic Wholesale Cash and Carry, located​ 7111 Chebucto Road, Halifax. A staff member was assaulted as​ they​ attempted to stop two males who had just stolen​ a grocery cart filled with energy ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Milo Wilkie-Seamone

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

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Milo Wilkie-Seamone​ ​ *LOCATED* Lunenburg District RCMP wish to thank everyone who assisted in locating Milo.​ Your assistance was greatly appreciated Lunenburg District RCMP is asking​ for assistance from the public to locate 13-year-old Milo Wilkie-Seamone, who was last seen today at 7:30 am in ...
HRP conduct high risk traffic stop after stabbing in Halifax

HRP conduct high risk traffic stop after stabbing in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release HRP conduct high risk traffic stop after stabbing in Halifax On July 19th, 2020 at 1:28 pm Halifax Regional Police received ​ a report that a 34 year old man who had been stabbed showed up at the QEII Emergency.​ Investigators determined that he had been stabbed while in the area ...
Man dies following ATV collision

Man dies following ATV collision

**** RCMP Media Release Man dies following ATV collision At 4:57 p.m. on July 18, Sheet Harbour RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision involving an all‑terrain vehicle (ATV) on Hwy 374. When police arrived on scene, they found the ATV and the driver of the ATV, a 54‑year‑old man from Malay Falls, deceased off ...
(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

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

**** NSHA Media Release Update: Nova Scotia Health thanks public for help in locating missing patient ​ Patient Edith Hoffman has been located. She​ safely returned to hospital this afternoon. Nova Scotia Health thanks the public and law enforcement​ for their help in locating the patient. . We also respectfully request that media remove any ...
Police charge woman in connection with 2019 homicide of Triston Reece​

Police charge woman in connection with 2019 homicide of Triston Reece​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman in connection with 2019 homicide of Triston Reece​ Investigators in the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a woman in connection with the 2019 homicide of 19-year-old Triston Reece. ​ On Wednesday, July 15, investigators arrested 21-year-old Miranda Taylor. Taylor has been charged ...
Missing person: Help the RCMP find Caleb Peters

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Caleb Peters

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Caleb Peters Kings District RCMP are asking for assistance to locate 16-year-old Caleb Peters. ​ Peters left his home in New Minas on July 14 at 5 p.m. Peters was picked up in a white 2010 Toyota Corolla, and police feel he may have been ...
Federal-Provincial Agreement to Help Nova Scotians Affected by COVID and Restart Economy

Federal-Provincial Agreement to Help Nova Scotians Affected by COVID and Restart Economy

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release Federal-Provincial Agreement to Help Nova Scotians Affected by COVID and Restart Economy —————————————————————– Nova Scotia will receive more than a quarter of a billion dollars under the $19-billion federal-provincial-territorial Safe Restart Agreement announced today, July 16. Premiers and the prime minister have been working on the agreement since its initial ...
Several firearms and cash stolen from Kings County Airbnb

Several firearms and cash stolen from Kings County Airbnb

**** RCMP Media Release Several firearms and cash stolen from Kings County Airbnb On July 14, at 10 p.m., Kings District RCMP responded to a call of a break and enter at a home on Gaspereau River Rd. in Wallbrook. When police arrived, the victim told them that 4 rifles, a shotgun and a pellet gun, ...
Kings District RCMP ask for help in Assault With a Weapon Case

Kings District RCMP ask for help in Assault With a Weapon Case

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP ask for help in Assault With a Weapon Case Kings District RCMP are looking to identify witnesses and persons who may have helped a victim of an Assault with a Weapon in New Minas, NS. Kings District RCMP responded to a call at 3:15 a.m. on July 11. ...
Deputy Minister Appointments

Deputy Minister Appointments

**** EXECUTIVE COUNCIL Media Release Deputy Minister Appointments —————————————————————– Premier Stephen McNeil announced changes in the senior ranks of government today, July 16. Catherine Berliner, now associate deputy minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, will become deputy minister of the department. Ms. Berliner brings 31 years of provincial and federal government experience to this leadership ...
Fire Investigation Summary for 4 and 6 Newberry Court, Dartmouth

Fire Investigation Summary for 4 and 6 Newberry Court, Dartmouth

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary 4 and 6 Newberry Court, Dartmout July 3, 2020 This fire involved a duplex. There was one injury and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be a candle. The area of origin was determined to be a gazebo.   The cause of this fire is classified as ACCIDENTAL. . ...
Albro Lake Beach Closed to Swimming

Albro Lake Beach Closed to Swimming

**** HRM Media Release Albro Lake Beach Closed to Swimming  The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Albro Lake Beach in Dartmouth is closed to swimming until further notice due to high bacteria levels in the water. Albro Lake Beach is a supervised beach. Municipal staff regularly test the water quality at all supervised ...
HRP will no longer retain existing historical street check records in their current form beyond December 2020

HRP will no longer retain existing historical street check records in their current form beyond December 2020

**** HRP Media Release As recommended in Dr. Scot Wortley’s report in 2019, HRP will no longer retain existing historical street check records in their current form beyond December 2020. Data will be de-identified after that. Anyone interested in obtaining their personal information that they believe may be contained in these historical records can use ...
Police investigate ​ Impaired Driving / Flee from Police in Halifax.

Police investigate ​ Impaired Driving / Flee from Police in Halifax.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate ​ Impaired Driving / Flee from Police in Halifax. ​ On July 15, 2020 at approximately​ 2:45 pm. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a driver operating a ​ motor vehicle while impaired in the area of Sambro and West Pennant, ​ Halifax. Police located the vehicle ...
Robert Erikson wanted by police on province-wide warrant

Robert Erikson wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Robert Erikson wanted by police on province-wide warrant ​ Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with a number of offences which include Assault,​ Breach of Recognizance, and Breach of Probation.​ The offences occurred in the Halifax Regional Municipality in 2018 ...
Health Canada Awards $1.1 Million in Funding to evaluate the impact of the Human Organ and Tissue Donation Act

Health Canada Awards $1.1 Million in Funding to evaluate the impact of the Human Organ and Tissue Donation Act

**** NSHA Media Release Health Canada Awards $1.1 Million in Funding to evaluate the impact of the Human Organ and Tissue Donation Act ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...
Dakota Maloney wanted by police on province-wide warrant

Dakota Maloney wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Dakota Maloney wanted by police on province-wide warrant ​Colchester District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with a number of offences which include Assault,​ Uttering Threats, Mischief, and related offences. The offences occurred in Colchester County between May and July of this ...
(Update) NS SPCA: Bilbo Waggins is fighting for his life and needs your help! 

(Update) NS SPCA: Bilbo Waggins is fighting for his life and needs your help! 

**** NS SPCA Media Release Update below Bilbo Waggins is fighting for his life and needs your help! Our SPCA Enforcement Officers were heading back to the shelter when they spotted Bilbo running at large. He was nothing more than skin and bones. As a direct result of Bilbo’s poor physical condition and a pending ...
The Nova Scotia ACORN Society calls for government support to stop slum lords

The Nova Scotia ACORN Society calls for government support to stop slum lords

The Nova Scotia ACORN Society held a rally in Dartmouth, calling for better government action against slum lords. The following is their event information: “The tenants at Nivens Ave. have been in unsafe, and substandard conditions for TOO LONG! The landlords have neglected their properties and failed to maintain basic standards of living – the ...
Police release name of woman in suspicious death investigation

Police release name of woman in suspicious death investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police release name of woman in suspicious death investigation ​ Halifax Regional Police are releasing the name of a woman who was found deceased at an address in Dartmouth on the morning of July 11. ​ Police received a report of a death that occurred at an address on Lynwood Drive ...
Police Investigate a Weapons Call (Stabbing) – Halifax

Police Investigate a Weapons Call (Stabbing) – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate a Weapons Call (Stabbing) – Halifax At 6:09 p.m., on the 12th of July, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a physical altercation between a group of adults with knives and bats near the intersection of Brunswick Street and Cornwallis Street, Halifax.​ Multiple patrol officers responded and located some of ...
Police investigating stabbing in Dartmouth, searching for suspects

Police investigating stabbing in Dartmouth, searching for suspects

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating stabbing in Dartmouth ​ Members of the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a stabbing that occurred this morning in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately​ 8:20 a.m. Halifax Regional Police patrol members responded to a report of a male who had been stabbed​ on the ...
Police investigate two overnight shootings in Halifax and Dartmouth

Police investigate two overnight shootings in Halifax and Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting in Dartmouth. ​ On July 12, 2020 at approximately 1:11 a.m. a 23 year old male arrived at the Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. ​ The investigation is in its early stages and Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division ...
Halifax Regional Police investigate a suspicious death in Dartmouth

Halifax Regional Police investigate a suspicious death in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police investigate a death in Dartmouth Halifax Regional Police are investigating a death in Dartmouth that was reported this morning at approximately 11:12 a.m. Members from the Special Investigation Section and the Forensic Investigative Section of the Criminal Investigative Division are on scene at an address on Lynwood Drive in Dartmouth ...
Meteghan firearms incident update

Meteghan firearms incident update

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan firearms incident update Meteghan RCMP has laid 13 charges following an incident reported to police on June 29. Witnesses told police that a man was on the front porch of his home on Hwy. 1 in Meteghan, and was shooting a weapon towards vehicles as they drove past. In total,​ ...
Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

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

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​ Nova Scotia Health (NSH) is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 28-year-old Marcel David Lawrence, who has gone missing from a Dartmouth hospital. Mr. Lawrence is an African-Canadian man who has brown eyes and short dark hair. He stands six ...
Investigation Begins into RCMP Shooting

Investigation Begins into RCMP Shooting

**** SiRT Media Release Investigation Begins into RCMP Shooting The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has commenced an investigation into the shooting of a male by the Halifax District RCMP. Shortly after 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon, the Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call in Eastern Passage of an armed man who ...
Allegations of Domestic Assault and Uttering Threats Made Against RCMP Member

Allegations of Domestic Assault and Uttering Threats Made Against RCMP Member

**** SiRT Media Release Allegations of Domestic Assault and Uttering Threats Made Against RCMP Member ————————————————————— The Province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) is investigating an allegation of domestic assault and uttering threats alleged to have been committed by a member of the RCMP. On July 5th, the RCMP-Northeast Nova District were contacted by ...
This person was set to get a puppy. They got scammed

This person was set to get a puppy. They got scammed

**** RCMP Media Release This person was set to get a puppy. They got scammed On July 7, Halifax District RCMP responded to call of a fraud. The victim told police he had made arrangements to purchase a Golden Retriever from a website he found online. The puppy was to be shipped from Thunder Bay, ...
Nova Scotia RCMP refer death of man to Serious Incident Response Team after officers discharged firearms while responding to an incident involving a handgun

Nova Scotia RCMP refer death of man to Serious Incident Response Team after officers discharged firearms while responding to an incident involving a handgun

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP refer death of man to Serious Incident Response Team after officers discharged firearms while responding to an incident involving a handgun Earlier this evening​ Halifax District RCMP responded to a residence in Eastern Passage for a call of an armed man who was uttering threats. When police arrived, ...
Antigonish man charged in two separate historical sexual assaults

Antigonish man charged in two separate historical sexual assaults

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish man charged in two separate historical sexual assaults The RCMP has laid sexual assault charges in two separate incidents in Antigonish County and is reaching out to the community, in the event there are additional victims. Stephen Lawrence Kirk, 52, of Antigonish has been charged with one count of Sexual ...
Community health boards (CHBs) across Nova Scotia call for Wellness Fund project proposals

Community health boards (CHBs) across Nova Scotia call for Wellness Fund project proposals

**** NSHA Media Release Community health boards (CHBs) across Nova Scotia call for Wellness Fund project proposals Community health boards (CHBs) across Nova Scotia are simplifying their Wellness Fund Proposal process to accommodate community groups impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our communities will face huge challenges on the back end of this crisis that we ...
(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

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

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​UPDATE: Patient has been located Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public assistance in locating 32-year-old Jeanette Theriault who has gone missing from a Dartmouth Hospital. ​ Jeanette Theriault has brown eyes, long brown hair that curls at the ends and ...
Can you help police solve a robbery in Lower Sackville?

Can you help police solve a robbery in Lower Sackville?

**** RCMP Media Release Can you help police solve a robbery in Lower Sackville? ​ Shortly after midnight on July 8, Lower Sackville RCMP responded to a call of a robbery at a convenience store on Sackville Dr. ​ When police arrived at the scene they found the employee, who was alone in the store ...
Police charge man in relation to assault

Police charge man in relation to assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to assault ​ Police have charged a man in relation an assault that occurred early this morning in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 6:30 a.m. police responded to a report of an assault at an address on Gaston Road in Dartmouth. Two men were involved in a ...
Police charge woman in relation to incident involving mistreatment of dog ​

Police charge woman in relation to incident involving mistreatment of dog ​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman in relation to incident involving mistreatment of dog ​ ​ Police have charged a woman in relation to an incident involving mistreatment of a dog that occurred last week in Dartmouth. ​ On July 1 at approximately 5:30 p.m. officers were called to the 600 block of Windmill ...
Police seeking information in relation to suspicious circumstances

Police seeking information in relation to suspicious circumstances

**** HRP Media Release Police seeking information in relation to suspicious circumstances Police are seeking the public’s assistance in relation to suspicious circumstances that occurred yesterday. ​ At approximately 2:10 p.m. the occupants of a vehicle travelling northbound on Highway 102 reported that they had just observed a man being assaulted by another man near ...
Richmond County RCMP warn of phone scam / Commission Warning Investors About Increase in Forex-related Scams

Richmond County RCMP warn of phone scam / Commission Warning Investors About Increase in Forex-related Scams

**** RCMP Media Release Richmond County RCMP warn of phone scam Richmond County​ RCMP is warning residents of a phone scam where the caller​ pretends to be a police officer.​ The caller ID shows as a number associated with​ St. Peter’s Detachment,​ 902-535-3023.​ The detachment has recently received​ complaints from residents who have told police ...
Government Invests in Community Projects to Help Prevent Domestic Violence

Government Invests in Community Projects to Help Prevent Domestic Violence

**** STATUS OF WOMEN Release Government Invests in Community Projects to Help Prevent Domestic Violence —————————————————————- Eighteen community organizations and groups throughout Nova Scotia are receiving grants to help prevent domestic violence. “Now, more than ever, we understand the need to work together to ensure a strong and resilient approach to the complex issue of ...
Crown Attorney Dedicated to Human Trafficking Offences

Crown Attorney Dedicated to Human Trafficking Offences

**** PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE Release Crown Attorney Dedicated to Human Trafficking Offences —————————————————————– Senior Crown attorney Josie McKinney will become this province’s first Crown attorney dedicated to the prosecution of human trafficking offences. “I am delighted that Ms. McKinney was the successful candidate for this very important prosecutorial role,” said Martin Herschorn, director of Public ...
Police Investigate Assault with Weapon

Police Investigate Assault with Weapon

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Assault with Weapon  ​ On July 8th, 2020 at approximately 1220 am Halifax Regional Police were called to the Nantucket bus terminal in Dartmouth​ regarding a​ 30-year-old male who had been assaulted with an edged weapon.​ Police located the male and learned​ that he​ was involved in an altercation ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Codi Marson

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Codi Marson

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 27-year-old who was reported missing from​ Upper Sackville on July​ 7 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 Codi Marson ​  Halifax District RCMP ...
HRP statement on Crown’s decision related to charges against Ms. Santina Rao

HRP statement on Crown’s decision related to charges against Ms. Santina Rao

**** HRP Media Release HRP statement on Crown’s decision related to charges against Ms. Santina Rao Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella issued the following statement on the Crown’s decision to not proceed with the charges against Ms. Santina Rao related to a January incident in Halifax. “Halifax Regional Police is aware of the Crown’s ...
NSHA neurosurgery is the first in Canada to use new robot for brain surgery

NSHA neurosurgery is the first in Canada to use new robot for brain surgery

**** NSHA Media Release NSHA neurosurgery is the first in Canada to use new robot for brain surgery Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Division of Neurosurgery (Department of Surgery) and Medtronic Canada ULC are delighted to announce the first- in-Canada use of Medtronic Stealth AutoGuide TM robot technology, at the QEII Health Sciences Centre. “The Stealth ...
Fallon Drane wanted by police on province-wide warrant

Fallon Drane wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Fallon Drane wanted by police on province-wide warrant ​ Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a woman who has been charged with a number of offences related to weapons, Theft, Possession of Stolen Property, and Failure to Comply with Conditions. The offences occurred in the Halifax ...
New Pilot Program Supports People to be Certified as Continuing Care Assistants

New Pilot Program Supports People to be Certified as Continuing Care Assistants

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Pilot Program Supports People to be Certified as Continuing Care Assistants ————————————————————– Government wants to encourage more people to become certified to work in the continuing care field in Nova Scotia. That is why a new pilot program will provide funding for people to have their skills and experience assessed ...
Halifax Regional Police Responded to a robbery in the 100-200 block of Research Dr. in Dartmouth

Halifax Regional Police Responded to a robbery in the 100-200 block of Research Dr. in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release On July 6th, 2020 at 1:22am Halifax Regional Police Responded to a robbery in the 100-200 block of Research Dr. in Dartmouth.​ A male victim was riding his bike home from work when he was approached by another man who demanded cash from him.​ The victim refused and the suspect produced ...
Woman sprayed with bear spray during disturbance in Dartmouth

Woman sprayed with bear spray during disturbance in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release On July 4th, 2020 at 7:00pm Halifax Regional Police responded to a physical disturbance in the 30-40 block of Joseph Young St in Dartmouth.​ Upon arrival a group of approximate 20 people began to disburse.​ During the disturbance a 34 year old woman was sprayed with bear spray.​ A 27 year ...
(Update) Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair

(Update) Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair Update ​ Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair Complete This is to confirm that effective 4:30 PM, Monday, July 6, 2020, the Precautionary Boil Water Advisory issued on Saturday, July 4, 2020, for customers in the communities of Fall ...
Victim in June 29 incident now deceased and death deemed a homicide​ ​

Victim in June 29 incident now deceased and death deemed a homicide​ ​

**** HRP Media Release Victim in June 29 incident now deceased and death deemed a homicide​ ​ At approximately 10:20 pm on June 29th, 2020, Halifax Regional Police received a report of an assault with a weapon that had just occurred at the Esso Gas Station, located at​ 6020 Young Street, Halifax. An​ unknown male approached ...
Police investigate physical altercation and mistreatment of dog ​

Police investigate physical altercation and mistreatment of dog ​

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate physical altercation and mistreatment of dog ​ ​ On July 1, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Halifax Regional Police were called to the 600 block of Windmill Road, Dartmouth regarding a physical altercation taking place between 4 adult females.​ ​ The altercation started after two females in one vehicle confronted two ...
Precautionary Boil Water Advisory – Fall River, Waverley, Windsor Junction, Capilano, Miller Lake, Frame, Silverside, Lakeview & Lower Sackville (Cobequid Road – Glendale Drive Outbound)

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory – Fall River, Waverley, Windsor Junction, Capilano, Miller Lake, Frame, Silverside, Lakeview & Lower Sackville (Cobequid Road – Glendale Drive Outbound)

**** Halifax Water Release Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Customers in the communities of Fall River, Waverley, Windsor Junction, Capilano, Miller Lake, Frame, Silverside, Lakeview & Lower Sackville (Cobequid Road – Glendale Drive Outbound) This boil water order is precautionary and based on the possible occurrence of low chlorine residual resulting from the water main break ...
The suspicious death that occurred on July 1, 2020 at the 6300 Block on Cork Street has been ruled a homicide

The suspicious death that occurred on July 1, 2020 at the 6300 Block on Cork Street has been ruled a homicide

**** HRP Media Release Death ruled a homicide. ​ The suspicious death that occurred on July 1, 2020 at the 6300 Block on Cork Street has been ruled a homicide. ​ On July 1, 2020​ at approximately 10:43 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of possible shots fired in the 6300 block of ...
Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify persons of interest

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

**** RCMP Media Release Do you recognize this person? Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify persons of interest. Late afternoon on June 13, three ATV’s were crossing the grass median and merging dangerously into traffic on Highway 101, eastbound in Middle Sackville. Witnesses said the ATVs were driving on the ...
Risk advisory in effect for Lake Micmac due to possible blue-green algae bloom

Risk advisory in effect for Lake Micmac due to possible blue-green algae bloom

**** HRM Media Release Risk advisory in effect for Lake Micmac due to possible blue-green algae bloom The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that due to the presence of a possible blue-green algae bloom, a risk advisory is in effect for Lake Micmac in Dartmouth. Residents are encouraged to avoid swimming in the lake ...
Public Health holding school immunizations clinics to catch-up Grade 7 students from 2019-2020 school year

Public Health holding school immunizations clinics to catch-up Grade 7 students from 2019-2020 school year

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health holding school immunizations clinics to catch-up Grade 7 students from 2019-2020 school year Grade 7 students from the 2019-2020 school year will be able to get up-to-date on immunizations at clinics hosted by Public Health in July and August. The second round of clinics for this past school year ...
(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson

(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson ​Update: Missing person located ​The 15-year-old who was reported missing from​ Plymouth on July​ 2 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Pictou District RCMP is asking for ...
Province Awards Contract for Summer Street Parkade

Province Awards Contract for Summer Street Parkade

**** TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/HEALTH/WELLNESS/NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH AUTHORITY Media Release Province Awards Contract for Summer Street Parkade —————————————————————– The province continues to move forward with the largest health-care infrastructure project in Nova Scotia’s history. A tender to design and build a parkade across from the Halifax Infirmary on Summer Street was awarded to Lindsay Construction Limited, today, ...
No Charges Against HRP Officer in Arrest of Dartmouth Youth

No Charges Against HRP Officer in Arrest of Dartmouth Youth

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against HRP Officer in Arrest of Dartmouth Youth —————————————————————————————- The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has released its report regarding the January arrest of a 17-year-old female. Shortly before 10:30 p.m. on January 22, 2020 an officer with the Halifax Regional Police responded to a complaint of a ...
(Update) Police investigating suspicious death in Halifax

(Update) Police investigating suspicious death in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release() (Update) Police investigating suspicious death in Halifax ​ Police are investigating a suspicious death related to a weapons call last night in Halifax. ​ At approximately 10:43 p.m. police responded to a report of possible shots fired in the 6300 block of Cork Street in Halifax. Officers arrived on scene and ...
Missing person found deceased

Missing person found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person found deceased A 29-year-old man from Maitland, Lunenburg County was located deceased. The discovery was made at 8:20 p.m. on June 29 when a person who was boating on Blysteiner Lake located the remains. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature, however the investigation into the death ...
Meteghan man charged for mischief and weapons offences

Meteghan man charged for mischief and weapons offences

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan man charged for mischief and weapons offences At 6:42 p.m. on June 29, Meteghan RCMP responded to Multiple calls of a man who was shooting at vehicles on Hwy. 1, from his front porch. The suspect, a 46-year-old man from Meteghan River, was arrested without incident at the home. Police searched the home and ...
Kings District RCMP, with assistance from Valley Ground Search and Rescue and EHS, located three lost hikers at Cape Split

Kings District RCMP, with assistance from Valley Ground Search and Rescue and EHS, located three lost hikers at Cape Split

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP, with assistance from Valley Ground Search and Rescue and EHS, located three lost hikers at Cape Split. Just after 10 p.m. on June 29, RCMP officers were dispatched to the Cape Split hiking trail after receiving a call from a hiker that their group had become separated and ...
Police request public assistance identifying suspect

Police request public assistance identifying suspect

**** HRP Media Release Police request public assistance identifying suspect ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in relation to a break and enter in Halifax last month. ​ On May 5, police responded to a report of a break and enter at a home in the Cowie Hill area of ...
Can you identify these people?

Can you identify these people?

**** RCMP Media Release Can you identify these people? Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identity two suspects involved in a theft from a business in Lower Sackville. Just before 9 p.m. on June 27, a man and a woman enter a local business on Sackville Dr. and left the business ...
Organ and Tissue Donation Law Comes into Effect in January

Organ and Tissue Donation Law Comes into Effect in January

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release Organ and Tissue Donation Law Comes into Effect in January ————————————————————- Government announced today, June 30, the Human Organ and Tissue Donation Act will come into effect on Jan. 18, 2021. The new law will make it possible for more Nova Scotians to donate their organs and tissues at the ...
Attempted Murder charges laid following disturbance

Attempted Murder charges laid following disturbance

**** RCMP Media Release Attempted Murder charges laid following disturbance ​ On June 28 just after 9 p.m., members of Annapolis District RCMP responded to a call of a disturbance at a camp ground on Highway 1 in Granville Ferry. Police learned that following a dispute, a man dragged a woman towards a river​ and ...
Police investigating stabbing in Halifax

Police investigating stabbing in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating stabbing ​ Members of the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a stabbing that occurred this morning in Halifax. ​ At approximately 4:33 a.m., police responded to a report of a physical disturbance at an apartment building in the 2300 block of Brunswick Street ...
Police looking for suspect in weapons assault

Police looking for suspect in weapons assault

**** HRP Media Release Police looking for suspect in weapons assault Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a weapons assault that occurred in Halifax on June 29th, 2020. At approximately 10:20 pm, Halifax Regional Police received a report of a weapons assault that had just occurred at the Esso ...
RCMP are looking for the owner after a firearm was found on the side of the road in Guysborough County

RCMP are looking for the owner after a firearm was found on the side of the road in Guysborough County

**** RCMP Media Release Missing something? On May 23, a firearm was found on the side of the road in central Guysborough County. The firearm was not loaded when it was found. The RCMP want to return it to its owner, and are reaching out to the public to do this. Details about the make, ...
Lifeguards Supervise Provincial Beaches Starting July 1

Lifeguards Supervise Provincial Beaches Starting July 1

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Releases Lifeguards Supervise Provincial Beaches Starting July 1 ————————————————————– Nova Scotians can enjoy their favourite beaches this summer under the watchful eyes of trained lifeguards starting Wednesday, July 1. ​ The Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service provides 82 lifeguards to supervise 23 beaches in 12 counties. Last summer, more than 370,000 people visited ...
Province Expands Supportive Care Program

Province Expands Supportive Care Program

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Province Expands Supportive Care Program —————————————————————– Nova Scotians with cognitive impairments like significant memory loss or brain injury want more flexibility and control over how care is provided in their homes. That is why government is expanding a program to help more people get the care they need at home. Government ...
Child Benefit Increasing

Child Benefit Increasing

**** COMMUNITY SERVICES Media Release Child Benefit Increasing —————————————————– Nova Scotia is continuing efforts to support people living on lower incomes. ​ In July, government will expand the Nova Scotia Child Benefit to include more families, while also raising the amount eligible families receive. The $18 million investment, included in the 2020-21 budget, is the ...
Police Investigate Personal Watercraft Collision – Halifax Harbour

Police Investigate Personal Watercraft Collision – Halifax Harbour

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Personal Watercraft Collision – Halifax Harbour At 7:17 p.m., on the 26th of June, Halifax Regional Police received a 911 call reporting two personal watercraft colliding on Halifax Harbour near the MacDonald Bridge. ​ ​ A 15 year old male operating one of the watercraft sustained serious life threatening injuries.​ The ...
Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying two people in relation to a shooting that occurred earlier this week in Halifax

Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying two people in relation to a shooting that occurred earlier this week in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate shooting ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying two people in relation to a shooting that occurred earlier this week in Halifax. ​ At approximately 2:50 p.m. on June 23 police responded to a report of a shooting involving two vehicles in a parking lot ...
Police continue to investigate 2005 disappearance of Shen Chiu “Andy” Tsou

Police continue to investigate 2005 disappearance of Shen Chiu “Andy” Tsou

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate 2005 disappearance of Shen Chiu “Andy” Tsou Today is the 15th anniversary of the disappearance of Shen Chiu “Andy” Tsou and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. Andy was a resident of Richmond, British Columbia and was last seen ...
Charges laid after police respond to weapons call

Charges laid after police respond to weapons call

**** RCMP Media Release Charges laid after police respond to weapons call ​On June 20, members of Cole Harbour RCMP were at a call on Amos Walter Dr. in North Preston when they noticed two men in the area who were about to fight. The police officers de escalated the situation before anyone was assaulted. ...
Colchester RCMP seize loaded handgun from vehicle

Colchester RCMP seize loaded handgun from vehicle

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester RCMP seize loaded handgun from vehicle On​ June 24 at​ 10:55 p.m.,​ Colchester District RCMP responded to a​ 911 reporting​ a two-vehicle collision in the parking lot of a service station in Brookfield.​ The drivers got out of their vehicles and began yelling at one another.​ A third man arrived ...
Pride flag was raised at Province House in Halifax

Pride flag was raised at Province House in Halifax

**** CNS Media Release Pride Nova Scotia Network members, Premier Stephen McNeil and government officials were in attendance as the Pride flag was raised at Province House, in Halifax today, June 25. “We raise the Pride flag every year as a direct reflection of how important 2SLGBTIQ+ rights and inclusion are to the people of ...
Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots fired from a small black car at black SUV, on Highway 111

Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots fired from a small black car at black SUV, on Highway 111

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call – Shooting At 4:27 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots fired from a small black car at black SUV, on Highway 111 near Mic Mac Blvd, Dartmouth.  Multiple officers have responded to the scene and have not located anyone injured. Investigators with the General ...
Missing person: Help the RCMP find Jacob Croft

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Jacob Croft

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Jacob Croft ​ Lunenburg District RCMP, with the assistance of Lunenburg County and North Queens Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR), were in the Northfield area of Lunenburg County yesterday continuing to search for 29-year-old Jacob​ Croft of Chester Basin. Croft was last seen at approximately ...
(Update) Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a child that has gone missing in Halifax

(Update) Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a child that has gone missing in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police trying to locate lost child Update Release on Missing Child HRP confirm that an extensive search of Kearney Lake and the neighborhood has been completed in joint efforts to locate a girl who was reported missing by a bystander. The reported girl has not been found and there is no ...
NSHA launches new mental health and addictions website​

NSHA launches new mental health and addictions website​

**** NSHA Media Release NEWS RELEASE NSHA launches new mental health and addictions website​ The Mental Health and Addictions Program (MHAP) of Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) has launched a new website where visitors can access information on common mental illness and harmful substance use conditions, and explore evidence-based tools and resources. At the heart ...
Homecoming motorcade procession for Captain Brenden MacDonald, Captain Maxime Miron-Morin, Sub-Lieutenant Matthew Pyke, and Master Corporal Matthew Cousins

Homecoming motorcade procession for Captain Brenden MacDonald, Captain Maxime Miron-Morin, Sub-Lieutenant Matthew Pyke, and Master Corporal Matthew Cousins

**** CAF Release Homecoming motorcade procession for Captain Brenden MacDonald, Captain Maxime Miron-Morin, Sub-Lieutenant Matthew Pyke, and Master Corporal Matthew Cousins Captain Brenden MacDonald, Captain Maxime Miron-Morin, Sub-Lieutenant Matthew Pyke, and Master Corporal Matthew Cousins will arrive home in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, on Thursday, June 25. As previously announced, six Canadian Armed Forces ...
The Department of National Defence releases 2019 report on suicide mortality

The Department of National Defence releases 2019 report on suicide mortality

**** CAF Release The Department of National Defence releases 2019 report on suicide mortality ​ The Department of National Defence (DND) released the 2019 Surgeon General Report on Suicide Mortality in the Canadian Armed Forces. The findings from this report will advance the department’s knowledge of this issue by helping to refine our understanding of ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Tristan James Marchand

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Tristan James Marchand

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Tristan James Marchand ​. Update: Missing person located ​The 33-year-old​ man​ who was reported missing from St. Peter’s​ on June 24​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. St. Peter’s​ ...
NSHA working to address issues with blood collection appointment telephone booking process

NSHA working to address issues with blood collection appointment telephone booking process

**** NSHA Media Release NSHA working to address issues with blood collection appointment telephone booking process Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is working to address issues and delays people are currently experiencing when they call to book a blood collection appointment.​ “We know patients are having difficulty getting through our phone lines to make an ...
Update: Woman and dog die after dog attack

Update: Woman and dog die after dog attack

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Woman and dog die after dog attack On June 9, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a possible deceased woman off the Wittenburg Rd. in Middle Musquodoboit and a dog was near the woman. Based on evidence on the scene, witness statements and past known history of violence ...
Stronger Regulations to Protect Youth from Harms of Vaping

Stronger Regulations to Protect Youth from Harms of Vaping

**** FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD Media Release Stronger Regulations to Protect Youth from Harms of Vaping —————————————————————- Nova Scotia is taking action to protect youth and decrease youth vaping by strengthening regulations on the sale of vaping products. That is why Nova Scotia will be the first province in Atlantic Canada to introduce a tax on vaping ...
(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson

(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson Update: Missing person located ​The 15-year-old who was reported missing from​ Plymouth on June​ 23 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media Pictou District RCMP is asking for ...
(Update) Help RCMP identify persons of interest

(Update) Help RCMP identify persons of interest

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP identify persons of interest Update: Persons of interest have been identified ​Update:​ Please note that the persons of interest described in this release have been identified. The investigation in ongoing. . Halifax District RCMP is asking for help from the public to identify persons of interest. ​ At approximately 7 ...
(Update) Police charge man for robbery – Dartmouth

(Update) Police charge man for robbery – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police charge man for robbery Police have charged a man for a robbery that occurred last night in Dartmouth. At approximately 11:55 p.m. a man armed with a knife entered the Irving gas station at 200 Waverley Road in Dartmouth. He demanded money from the cashier but did not obtain ...
(Caught) RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with a number of offences that originated on December 30, 2019

(Caught) RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with a number of offences that originated on December 30, 2019

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Man wanted by police on province-wide warrant arrested The​ 21-year-old man from Whites Lake for whom a province-wide warrant was obtained in June is now in custody. Halifax District RCMP arrested him without incident on Thursday evening. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance. . Halifax ...
(Update) Police investigate shooting

(Update) Police investigate shooting

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting. ​Update: The investigation ​ into the earlier shooting is ongoing. We believe the suspects are known to one another and believe it to be a targeted incident. The male arrested earlier is still in custody and our Integrated General Investigative Section are continuing to work on the file.​ ...
Kings District RCMP begin​ Summer ATV patrols

Kings District RCMP begin​ Summer ATV patrols

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP begin​ Summer ATV patrols Kings District RCMP wants ATV enthusiasts to know they can expect to see them patrolling the trails this summer. Police will be out, and will be ensuring the shared trails are being used safely. Over the past weekend, members of Kings District RCMP made ...
Police warn public of a new form of fentanyl found in Halifax

Police warn public of a new form of fentanyl found in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police warn public of a new form of fentanyl found in Halifax ​ Police are warning the public of a new form of fentanyl that was seized as part of an investigation last week in Halifax. ​ The seized drugs are bright green and have the consistency of sidewalk chalk. As ...
Middle Sackville man charged with uttering threats and firearm offences

Middle Sackville man charged with uttering threats and firearm offences

**** RCMP Media Release Middle Sackville man charged with uttering threats and firearm offences Halifax District RCMP have charged a 61-year-old man from Middle Sackville following an incident on June 21. At approximately 11:45 p.m. on Halifax District RCMP responded to a weapons complaint where a man had a gun and had threatened another man. ...
Applications Open, New Category Added to Emergency Services Providers Fund

Applications Open, New Category Added to Emergency Services Providers Fund

**** MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS/HOUSING Media Release Applications Open, New Category Added to Emergency Services Providers Fund —————————————————————- Nova Scotians rely on first responder organizations to protect us from fires and other emergency situations. That is why the budget of the Emergency Services Provider Fund was increased to purchase equipment used to respond to an emergency. The ...
Man arrested for public mischief following false weapons call

Man arrested for public mischief following false weapons call

**** RCMP Media Release Man arrested for public mischief following false weapons call ​Halifax District RCMP has arrested a 46-year-old man from Middle Sackville for public mischief following a false firearms complaint. ​ At approximately 8:30 p.m. on June 20, Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call of a man at a Lower Sackville ...
Canadian Armed Forces members recovered from Stalker 22 crash identified

Canadian Armed Forces members recovered from Stalker 22 crash identified

**** CAF Release Canadian Armed Forces members recovered from Stalker 22 crash identified On June 18, 2020, the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario identified the remains of four of the six Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members killed in the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter crash of April 29. Remains of the following CAF members have been positively identified: Captain ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Randall (Randy) Philip Murray

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Randall (Randy) Philip Murray

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located ​The 60-year-old who was reported missing from​ Stewiacke on June​ 20​ 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 Randall (Randy) Philip Murray Colchester County District ...
(Update) Man Arrested After Shots Fired in Dartmouth

(Update) Man Arrested After Shots Fired in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Update: The male who was arrested this morning has been released from custody with no charges at this time.​ Officers are now clear from the scene and the investigation is continuing. Man Arrested After Weapons Call Halifax Regional Police has one adult male in custody in relation to a weapons complaint ...
Police looking to identify suspect in sexual assault

Police looking to identify suspect in sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police looking to identify suspect in sexual assault Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax. On June 18 police received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred in the area of a bus shelter on ...
Waycobah man arrested on child pornography charges

Waycobah man arrested on child pornography charges

**** RCMP Media Release Waycobah man arrested on child pornography charges ​The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit, has arrested a Waycobah man for child pornography offences. ​ On June 18, 2020, the RCMP’s ICE Unit along with members of the Inverness District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit, General Duty, and the RCMP Digital ...
No Charges in Discharge of Firearm by Halifax Regional Police Officer

No Charges in Discharge of Firearm by Halifax Regional Police Officer

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges in Discharge of Firearm by Halifax Regional Police Officer ————————————————————— The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has cleared a Halifax Regional Police Officer of any wrongdoing in the discharge of his firearm. On September 3, Halifax Regional Police were investigating a complaint of a stolen vehicle. At ...
Colchester District RCMP is asking for help from the public to solve a vandalism complaint at the Old Clifton Cemetery

Colchester District RCMP is asking for help from the public to solve a vandalism complaint at the Old Clifton Cemetery

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester District RCMP is asking for help from the public to solve a vandalism complaint at the Old Clifton Cemetery. Sometime between June 12 and June 14, vandals entered the Old Clifton Cemetery and pushed over several headstones, breaking many of them and causing thousands of dollars in damage. The broken ...
Fentanyl detected in Windsor-West Hants, two charged

Fentanyl detected in Windsor-West Hants, two charged

**** RCMP Media Release Fentanyl detected in Windsor-West Hants, two charged ​ On April 20, Windsor District RCMP issued a warning about drugs in the Windsor-West Hants area after responding to two overdoses in 24 hours. One person died and another was transported to hospital and has survived. The drugs were immediately seized and sent for ...
Nova Scotia SPCA and PetSmart Charities® of Canada Announce Drive-Thru Pet Pantry

Nova Scotia SPCA and PetSmart Charities® of Canada Announce Drive-Thru Pet Pantry

**** NS SPCA Media Release Nova Scotia SPCA and PetSmart Charities® of Canada Announce Drive-Thru Pet Pantry The Nova Scotia SPCA is excited to announce they will be hosting a contact-less drive-thru pet pantry after being awarded a $9,500 grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada. Pet owners who have been financially affected by COVID-19 are welcome ...
(Update) Person rushed to hospital after drowning incident at Chocolate Lake

(Update) Person rushed to hospital after drowning incident at Chocolate Lake

**** HRP Media Release Update: The 22-year-old Halifax man who was taken to Hospital from Chocolate Lake in Halifax on June 17 has passed away. . Injured Person – Chocolate Lake, Halifax Person rushed to hospital after drowning incident at Chocolate Lake At approximately 3:10 p.m., Halifax Regional Police assisted Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency and Emergency Health ...
Help Shelburne RCMP locate stolen water truck

Help Shelburne RCMP locate stolen water truck

**** RCMP Media Release Help Shelburne RCMP locate stolen water truck Sometime between 9 p.m. on June 15 and 7 a.m. on June 16, a blue 2014 Toyota Tacoma was stolen from a water treatment facility in Shelburne County. The facility is located at 9 Rose Island Lane in Sandy Point. “Town of Shelburne” is ...
Police have charged a second man with attempted murder in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Halifax in January.

Police have charged a second man with attempted murder in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Halifax in January.

**** HRP Media Release Police charge second man in January stabbing ​ Police have charged a second man with attempted murder in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Halifax in January. ​ At approximately 8:40 p.m. on January 17, police responded to a report of a stabbing at an apartment building in the 5500 ...
(SiRT) has begun an investigation into a collision between an RCMP vehicle and an ATV

(SiRT) has begun an investigation into a collision between an RCMP vehicle and an ATV

**** SiRT Media Release RCMP Collision with All Terrain Vehicle Leads to Investigation ————————————————————— The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has begun an investigation into a collision between an RCMP vehicle and an ATV (All Terrain Vehicle). During the early morning hours of June 6, members of the RCMP attempted to arrest an ...
Man facing several charges following critical incident in Colchester County

Man facing several charges following critical incident in Colchester County

**** RCMP Media Release Man facing several charges following critical incident in Colchester County ​ A critical incident in the community of Great Village last evening has resulted in several charges. ​ At about 5:30 p.m. Colchester District RCMP responded to two related calls originating from the same address on Hwy 2 in Great Village. ...
Police are investigating a shooting that took place earlier tonight in Halifax

Police are investigating a shooting that took place earlier tonight in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a shooting that took place earlier tonight in Halifax ​ At​ 8:27 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to​ multiple reports of gun shots in the area of Lower Water Street and Sackville Street. Officers were quickly on scene but failed to locate a victim or suspect in the ...
Operational pause of CH-148 Cyclone fleet lifted

Operational pause of CH-148 Cyclone fleet lifted

**** CAF Release Operational pause of CH-148 Cyclone fleet lifted ​ The Commander of 1 Canadian Air Division, Lieutenant-General Alain Pelletier, has lifted the operational pause on the CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopter fleet. ​ The return to flying operations follows a thorough risk assessment that outlined mitigation measures to ensure aircrews understand the conditions that ...
Human Trafficking Team charged three men for sexual offences

Human Trafficking Team charged three men for sexual offences

**** RCMP Media Release Human Trafficking Team charged three men for sexual offences The Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Team has charged three men for sexual offences. The Provincial Human Trafficking Team received information that persons in the Pictou County area were attempting to target and recruit young women from​ the area​ into Human Trafficking.​ In ...
N.S. LIQUOR CORPORATION–Year-End Results

N.S. LIQUOR CORPORATION–Year-End Results

**** N.S. LIQUOR CORPORATION Media Release Year-End Results ——————————- The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) released its year-end financial results today, June 16, for April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020. Strong sales growth exceeded projections with a 4.2 per cent increase in earnings to $247.3 million compared to the previous fiscal year. This growth ...
SiRT: No Charges against HRP Officer

SiRT: No Charges against HRP Officer

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges against HRP Officer ————————————————————— The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released its report today regarding an allegation of sexual assault made against a male officer of the Halifax Regional Police. On February 22, 2018, SiRT was contacted by the HRP/RCMP Integrated Sexual Assault Unit as a result of ...
Police Investigate Break and Enter Into School

Police Investigate Break and Enter Into School

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break and Enter Into School One suspect is in custody following a break and enter in Halifax overnight.​ ​ ​ At 11:41 p.m. police responded to a report of an intrusion alarm activation at Halifax West High School on Thomas Raddall Drive in Halifax.​ Two suspects were located inside the ...
Police have charged a man following an assault with a weapon in Halifax

Police have charged a man following an assault with a weapon in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Assault with weapon ​ Police have charged a man following an assault with a weapon in Halifax ​ At​ 1136 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of​ a man throwing rocks at a residence in the 2400 block of Brunswick Street; breaking two windows. The man was also observed ...
PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE: Fair Treatment of African Nova Scotians

PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE: Fair Treatment of African Nova Scotians

**** PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE Media Release Fair Treatment of African Nova Scotians —————————————————————- NOTE: The following is a statement from Martin Herschorn, director of public prosecutions. —————————————————————- As prosecutors, Crown attorneys of the Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service are committed to the fair treatment of all members of the public who encounter the criminal justice ...
Police looking for owner of property

Police looking for owner of property

**** HRP Media Release Police looking for owner of property Police are requesting the public’s assistance locating the owner of property found yesterday by officers. ​ On June 14 while investigating an unrelated matter, officers located a Canon camera and Go Pro video camera in a bag with no owner identification. The owner of the ...
(Found) Missing Person: David Potter

(Found) Missing Person: David Potter

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: David Potter Update: The 70-year-old Halifax man reported missing on June 15, has been located. Police thank the public for their concern and assistance. Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 70-year-old Halifax man. David Potter was last seen on June 15 in the area ...
Two new incidents and one update via HRP: Man Arrested for Making Threats to Cause Damage to Property / Man Arrested for Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle and Assault / Arrest Made in Stabbing Incident

Two new incidents and one update via HRP: Man Arrested for Making Threats to Cause Damage to Property / Man Arrested for Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle and Assault / Arrest Made in Stabbing Incident

**** HRP Media Release Two new incidents and one update to pass along   Man Arrested for Making Threats to Cause Damage to Property At approximately 6:00 p.m. on June 14th, a man attended the Police Headquarters building on Gottingen Street in Halifax and made threatening comments to an employee indicating he intended to burn ...
(Update) Police investigating a suspicious fire that occurred overnight in Dartmouth

(Update) Police investigating a suspicious fire that occurred overnight in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release UPDATE on suspicious fire A 30-years-old Dartmouth man​ was taken into custody this morning in relation to this incident. He has since been released from custody and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court at a later date to face charges of Arson, mischief/property damage and breach of previously imposed conditions. . ...
Lunenburg District RCMP charge man with weapons offences and others following dispute

Lunenburg District RCMP charge man with weapons offences and others following dispute

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged with weapons offences and others following dispute ​ On June 11 just after 11:30 p.m., members of Lunenburg District RCM responded to a call of an assault in the community of Windsor Rd., where the accused left the scene, and was believed to be impaired. ​ RCMP members located ...
Police charge Dartmouth man in relation to two recent armed robberies

Police charge Dartmouth man in relation to two recent armed robberies

**** HRP Media Release Police charge Dartmouth man in relation to two recent armed robberies ​ On​ June 12, 2020 at approximately 12:45 p.m. members of the Halifax Regional Police patrol division arrested a 51-year-old Dartmouth man in relation to two recent armed robberies. The incidents had been investigated by the Halifax Regional Police/ RCMP ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Donald “Don” Archer

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Donald “Don” Archer

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Donald “Don” Archer Update: Missing person found deceased The 66-year old person who was reported missing from Shelburne on June 12 has been located deceased. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. The investigation into the ...
Meteghan man charged with child pornography offences

Meteghan man charged with child pornography offences

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan man charged with child pornography offences The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a Meteghan man for child pornography offences. On February 20,​ the RCMP’s ICE Unit along with General Duty members of the Meteghan Detachment, Yarmouth/Clare RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit, RCMP Digital Forensic Services and ...
Pictou County man arrested on child pornography charges

Pictou County man arrested on child pornography charges

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County man arrested on child pornography charges ​ The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit, with assistance from the New Glasgow Regional Police, have arrested a Pictou County man for child pornography offences.   On October 12, 2019, the RCMP’s ICE Unit along with members of the Pictou County ...
Pictou District RCMP ask for help in finding stolen graduation gift

Pictou District RCMP ask for help in finding stolen graduation gift

**** RCMP Media Release #CanYouHelp #Pictou District RCMPNS find a stolen dirtbike? Stolen from a shed on MacLellan’s Brook Rd. in MacLellan’s Brook during the overnight hours of June 9/10, a 2017 Kawasaki KLX 110 dirtbike, Nova Scotia Licence plate JW295. Please call police at 902-755-4141 if you have information on it. The owner got ...
(Update) Police charge man with sexual assault

(Update) Police charge man with sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with sexual assault ​ Update Mark Patrick Gray, 27, of Halifax, is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court today to face one count each of robbery, possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose and failure to comply with conditions.   Police have charged a man in relation to ...
Police have arrested a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Halifax

Police have arrested a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police have arrested a man in relation to a robbery that occurred earlier today at a store in Halifax. At approximately 12:47 p.m., police responded to a report of a robbery at Atlantic News at 5560 Morris Street in Halifax. Staff reported that a man armed with a knife entered the ...
Lunenburg District RCMP wants ATV enthusiasts to know they can expect to see them patrolling the trails this summer

Lunenburg District RCMP wants ATV enthusiasts to know they can expect to see them patrolling the trails this summer

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP wants ATV enthusiasts to know they can expect to see them patrolling the trails this summer. Police will be out, and will be ensuring the shared trails are being used safely. RCMP in Lunenburg County are investing in additional training this summer to ensure that additional members are ...
Fire Investigation Summary for 6 Afton Court, Cole Harbour

Fire Investigation Summary for 6 Afton Court, Cole Harbour

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary 6 Afton Court, Cole Harbour June 1, 2020 This fire involved a single unit dwelling. There was one injury and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be an open flame. The area of origin was determined to be a living room.  There were operating smoke alarms.  The cause of this fire ...
Man charged after making threats and shooting a​ lawn tractor

Man charged after making threats and shooting a​ lawn tractor

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged after making threats and shooting a​ lawn tractor Colchester District RCMP charge a 33-year-old man from Tatamagouche following a threats complaint yesterday. At 7:20 p.m., Colchester District RCMP responded to a threats complaint in Tatamagouche. The investigation determined that two men known to each other got into a confrontation.​ ...
Public Statement from Chief Kinsella on Recent Discussions Related to Policing

Public Statement from Chief Kinsella on Recent Discussions Related to Policing

**** HRP Media Release Public Statement from Chief Kinsella on Recent Discussions Related to Policing ​ Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella issued the following statement today: “Over the last few weeks, we have seen our community take a strong and collective stand against anti-black racism. The deplorable circumstances surrounding George Floyd’s death have also ...
Regional Council approves 2020-21 municipal budget

Regional Council approves 2020-21 municipal budget

**** HRM Media Release Regional Council approves 2020-21 municipal budget Regional Council approved $787-million in total municipal expenditures, provincial mandatory contributions of $168-million and a capital plan of $150-million as part of the 2020/21 municipal budget. Given the impacts of COVID-19 on the municipality, all business units presented revised budget plans than those presented earlier ...
(Found) Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Kenneth Robar

(Found) Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Kenneth Robar

**** RCMP Media Release Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Kenneth Robar Update: Missing person located The 54-year-old​ man​ who was reported missing from New Minas on June 9​ has been located and is safe. ​ The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ​ Kings District ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Susan Joan Rollo

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Susan Joan Rollo

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Susan Joan Rollo . Update: Missing person located The 48-year-old who was reported missing from Inverness on June 9 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Nova Scotia RCMP are ...
RCMP investigate fatal dog attack in Middle Musquodoboit

RCMP investigate fatal dog attack in Middle Musquodoboit

**** RCMP Media Release Just after 8 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a possible deceased woman off the Wittenburg Rd. in Middle Musquodoboit and a dog was near the woman. Police determined that the woman, who lived in Middle Musquodoboit, was walking her dog when it attacked her. The dog was ...
Directorate of Flight Safety releases initial report on CH-148 Cyclone accident

Directorate of Flight Safety releases initial report on CH-148 Cyclone accident

**** CAF Release Directorate of Flight Safety releases initial report on CH-148 Cyclone accident ​National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces ​ The Department of National Defence’s Airworthiness Investigative Authority has issued its From the Investigator (FTI) report in relation to the accident involving a Royal Canadian Air Force CH-148 Cyclone helicopter on Wednesday, 29 April 2020. The ...
Correctional officer’s badge reported stolen

Correctional officer’s badge reported stolen

**** HRP Media Release Correctional officer’s badge reported stolen ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating the theft of a correctional officer’s badge and work-related equipment from a vehicle over the weekend in Halifax. ​ On June 7 at approximately 7:20 a.m. police received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle in the Cowie ...
Police have charged a man for a stabbing in Halifax

Police have charged a man for a stabbing in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stabbing ​ Police have charged a man for a stabbing in Halifax this morning. ​ At approximately 8 a.m. this morning police responded to a report of an injured person. Police located a 34-year-old Halifax man who had a non-life-threatening-injuries. The victim had been stabbed by a ...
Police charge man with two counts of attempted murder  ​

Police charge man with two counts of attempted murder ​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with two counts of attempted murder.   Police have charged a man in relation to a stabbing that occurred last week in Halifax. ​ At approximately 5 p.m. on June 5 police responded to a weapons incident in the area of Creighton Street and Charles Street in Halifax. ...
Police investigating weapons call in Halifax

Police investigating weapons call in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating weapons call Halifax Regional Police officers began an investigation of a weapons complaint when they received the complaint at 6:37a.m. this morning. As a result of the investigation the Police officers executed a search warrant for a location in the 5000 block of West Street, Halifax. As a result ...
Canadian Armed Forces Replaces Two 30-year-old Challenger Aircraft

Canadian Armed Forces Replaces Two 30-year-old Challenger Aircraft

**** CAF Release Canadian Armed Forces Replaces Two 30-year-old Challenger Aircraft ​ National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces​ ​ The Government of Canada today announced it is replacing two Challenger model 601 utility aircraft with two Challenger model 650s for the Canadian Armed Forces to allow for continuation of mission critical roles. The retiring aircraft ...
Four Persons Facing Charges Following Weapons Complaint – Dartmouth

Four Persons Facing Charges Following Weapons Complaint – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Four Persons Facing Charges Following Weapons Complaint ​ At 12:15 p.m. multiple officers from Halifax Regional Police responded to the 0-100 block of Tacoma Drive in Dartmouth to reports of a male swinging a machete towards a vehicle and a person.​ ​ There were no injuries.​ Four adults were arrested.​ Multiple ...
Police Investigating Weapons Complaint

Police Investigating Weapons Complaint

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigating Weapons Complaint ​ Shortly before 4:00 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to reports of an adult male attending hospital for treatment of injuries resulting from a gunshot wound to his face. ​ Police are investigating a report that the incident occurred on Leaman Drive in Dartmouth at approximately 3:00 ...
Escaped inmate arrested / Correctional Services is conducting a full review of this incident.

Escaped inmate arrested / Correctional Services is conducting a full review of this incident.

**** RCMP Media Release Escaped inmate arrested ​RCMP has arrested the inmate who escape from the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility last evening. Kevin Edward Clarke-McNeil escaped the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Pictou County​ last evening and was arrested this morning at approximately 9:45 a.m. east of Sheet Harbour​ in Halifax Regional Municipality. ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Isabel Ann Fulton

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Isabel Ann Fulton

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Isabel Ann Fulton   Update: Missing youth located ​The 17-year-old female who was has been missing since June 5 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for the shares and retweets. ​ Pictou District RCMP is asking for ...
Lunenburg​ County​ man​ arrested​ for​ firearms​ offences

Lunenburg​ County​ man​ arrested​ for​ firearms​ offences

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg​ County​ man​ arrested​ for​ firearms​ offences On​ May​ 25,​ Lunenburg​ District​ RCMP​ responded​ to​ a​ call​ of​ shots​ fired.​ A​ description​ of​ the​ vehicle​ was​ provided​ to​ police,​ and​ the​ caller​ included​ the​ licence​ plate​ number​ of​ a​ vehicle​ seen​ leaving​ the​ area.​ A​ patrol​ was​ made​ to​ the​ area,​ ...
(Caught) Escaped prisoner in Pictou County considered dangerous

(Caught) Escaped prisoner in Pictou County considered dangerous

**** JUSTICE Media Release Inmate in Custody —————————————————————– The inmate who escaped from the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Pictou County, Friday, June 5, is now in police custody. ​ “I would like to thank law enforcement for their efforts in apprehending this individual, and the public for their co-operation in providing information and ...
Two men injured in stabbing incident, one man in custody

Two men injured in stabbing incident, one man in custody

**** HRP Media Release Two men injured in stabbing incident, one man in custody ​ At 4:53 P.M. Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons incident in the area of Creighton Street and Charles Street, Halifax. ​ Police were in the area at the time of the incident and a member observed an altercation on ...
RCMP: Dignity is expected and respect is earned

RCMP: Dignity is expected and respect is earned

**** RCMP Media Release Dignity is expected and respect is earned Message from Brenda Lucki: Commissioner   “The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canada’s national police service, is taking a clear stand against all forms of racism and discrimination. I know everyone is affected and processing the events surrounding the death of George Floyd differently, including ...
(Found) Police looking for owner of found property

(Found) Police looking for owner of found property

**** HRP Media Release Update:  The owner of the found property has been located. We thank the public for their assistance. . Police looking for owner of found property ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance finding the owner of property found in a parking lot in Bedford in February. ​ At approximately 5:30 p.m. ...
SPCA are asking for your help with any information regarding a cruelty investigation

SPCA are asking for your help with any information regarding a cruelty investigation

**** NS SPCA Media Release SPCA are asking for your help with any information regarding a cruelty investigation. On May 25th, a witness saw a cat being thrown from the window of a dark grey car on East Uniacke Road. This occurred at approximately 10:30am. The cat, clearly frightened and shocked, ran away from the ...
Truro Police MISSING CHILD Update

Truro Police MISSING CHILD Update

**** Truro Police Release MISSING CHILD Updated as of June 5, 2020- 1:00pm ​ The Truro Police Service is aware that a community search for the missing 3 year old, Dylan Ehler, will be taking place this weekend. This search was brought to our attention earlier this week and we have since spoken with one ...
Police asks for help to identify a vehicle and person of interest

Police asks for help to identify a vehicle and person of interest

**** RCMP Media Release Police asks for help to identify a vehicle and person of interest   The Integrated RCMP/HRP Criminal Investigation Division is asking for the public’s help to identify a vehicle and person of interest in relation to a suspicious incident in Waverley. At approximately 3:30 p.m. on June 2, an older dark ...
Public Prosecution Service Responds to Public Request to Drop Charges Against Santina Rao

Public Prosecution Service Responds to Public Request to Drop Charges Against Santina Rao

**** PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE Media Release Public Prosecution Service Responds to Public Request to Drop Charges Against Santina Rao —————————————————————– The Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service has received numerous email requests from the public to drop the charges against Santina Rao. Charges of causing bodily harm to a peace officer, resisting/obstructing a peace officer and ...
Update on Operation H-Strong by Supt. Darren Campbell – June 4, 2020

Update on Operation H-Strong by Supt. Darren Campbell – June 4, 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Through the assigned RCMP family liaison officers, families have been advised in advance of when and what information we are providing publicly regarding the investigation. We remain committed to providing them with meaningful, factual updates as the investigation unfolds. The investigation, known as Operation H-Strong, is being led by the Nova ...
(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Emma Hubley

(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Emma Hubley

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: help the RCMP find Emma Hubley Update: Missing youths located​ ​ The two 15-year-old females who had been missing since June 4 have been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for the shares and retweets. ​ Pictou District RCMP is asking for public ...
(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson

(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson Update: Missing youths located​ ​ The two 15-year-old females who had been missing since June 4 have been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for the shares and retweets. ​ Pictou District RCMP is asking for public ...
Statement from Rear-Admiral Craig Baines, Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic on the recovery operations of Stalker 22 in the Mediterranean Sea

Statement from Rear-Admiral Craig Baines, Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic on the recovery operations of Stalker 22 in the Mediterranean Sea

**** CAF Release Statement from Rear-Admiral Craig Baines, Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic on the recovery operations of Stalker 22 in the Mediterranean Sea National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces At 10:00 a.m. Atlantic time yesterday, the decision was made to conclude the recovery operation that was led by a combined Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and ...
RCMP received social media questions about how to confirm an RCMP officer’s identity during a traffic stop. Learn how

RCMP received social media questions about how to confirm an RCMP officer’s identity during a traffic stop. Learn how

**** RCMP Media Release Officer identification Your safety is our priority and we care deeply about the communities we serve. We regularly reinforce with our officers the importance of self-identification. Residents can also request identification from RCMP police officers. If the circumstances make it safe and reasonable to do so, the officer will provide that ...
Police looking for robbery suspect

Police looking for robbery suspect

**** HRP Media Release Police looking for robbery suspect   Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth on June 2, 2020. ​ At approximately 3:35 p.m. Halifax Regional Police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Petro Canada station ...
​The victim of the homicide from the incidents of May 24 in Kings and Hants Counties has been identified

​The victim of the homicide from the incidents of May 24 in Kings and Hants Counties has been identified

**** RCMP Media Release Homicide victim identified The victim of the homicide from the incidents of May 24 in Kings and Hants Counties has been identified as 51-year-old Robert Michael Campbell of Falmouth. The homicide is one of two serious incidents that occurred on May 24, within two hours of one another in Kings and ...
No Charges Against HRP Officer – Death Ruled a Suicide

No Charges Against HRP Officer – Death Ruled a Suicide

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against HRP Officer – Death Ruled a Suicide ————————————————————— The Serious Incident Response Team released its report today regarding the investigation into the October 21, 2019 death of a male who fell from the MacDonald Bridge. In the early morning hours of October 21, a Halifax Regional Police officer ...
A message from Chief MacNeil on behalf of the Truro Police Service 

A message from Chief MacNeil on behalf of the Truro Police Service 

**** Truro Police Release A message from Chief MacNeil on behalf of the Truro Police Service The police actions in Minneapolis, USA, that took the life of George Floyd are unacceptable and should never have happened. The historic and ongoing racism towards individuals and communities needs to stop.   From this tragedy, there is an ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Ruth Hubley

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Ruth Hubley

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing youth located ​The 15-year-old female who was has been missing since May 31 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for the shares and retweets. . Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Ruth Hubley ​ Pictou District RCMP is asking for ...
Man charged with sexual offences, police reach out to additional victims

Man charged with sexual offences, police reach out to additional victims

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged with sexual offences, police reach out to additional victims   Charges which include several sexual offences have been laid against 49-year-old Kevin Craig Hart of Country Harbour following a complaint made to Sherbrooke RCMP.​   The investigation began in May​ when complaint was made to police.​ The subsequent police ...
Halifax man charged following stabbing incident

Halifax man charged following stabbing incident

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax man charged following stabbing incident The Integrated RCMP/HRP Criminal Investigation Division has charged a 35-year-old man from Halifax following a report of a stabbing in Cow Bay. At approximately 5:20 p.m. on May 30, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing on Cow Bay Rd. Upon police ...
Directorate of Flight Safety releases initial report on CF Snowbirds accident

Directorate of Flight Safety releases initial report on CF Snowbirds accident

**** CAF Release Directorate of Flight Safety releases initial report on CF Snowbirds accident ​ National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces ​ The Department of National Defence’s Airworthiness Investigative Authority has issued a preliminary From the Investigator (FTI) report in relation to the Snowbirds accident in Kamloops on May 17, 2020. That accident claimed the life of ...
Missing person: Help us locate Benjamin Millette

Missing person: Help us locate Benjamin Millette

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help us locate Benjamin Millette Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to​ locate 15-year-old​ Benjamin Millette (also goes by Benjamin Letendre), of Cole Harbour. Millette​ was last seen on May 30, at approximately​ 10 p.m. at a residence in Cole Harbour. Benjamin Millette​ is described as​ ...
Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Dartmouth

Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release   Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Dartmouth At 10:13 p.m. on the 30th of May, Halifax Regional Police responded to a disturbance inside the hallway of an apartment building in the 0-50 block of Primrose Street Dartmouth.​ Patrol officers located three adults (two males and one female) in the hallway in physical altercation.​ ...
Police investigate Robbery​

Police investigate Robbery​

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Robbery​ ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this afternoon in Dartmouth. ​ At 4:41 p.m. on May 30, 2020, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Irving Circle K Gas Station located at 10 Highfield Park Drive. ​ A male entered the ...
Statement from the family of Master Corporal Matthew Cousins

Statement from the family of Master Corporal Matthew Cousins

**** Statement from the family of Master Corporal Matthew Cousins ​ National Defence / Canadia