Antigonish RCMP lay charges of Impaired Driving by Drugs Causing Death

Posted on January 31, 2012

On November 25th, 2011, Antigonish RCMP responded to a double fatal
motor vehicle collision on Hwy 4 in Tracadie. 30-year-old
William Lionel Edmund Byron Fogarty of Antigonish was initially charged with two counts of Dangerous
Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Death. As a result of the ongoing
investigation, police are charging the accused with two counts of
Impaired Driving by Drugs Causing Death, in addition to the two original charges of Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Death

Fogarty remains in custody. His next scheduled court appearance is
February 2nd, 2012, in Antigonish Provincial Court to answer to all four charges.

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Contact Person:

Sgt. Brian Rehill
Antigonish RCMP
Office : (902) 863-6500
brian.rehill@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Antigonish RCMP release name of victim in fatal crash

Posted on January 20, 2012

Antigonish RCMP release name of victim in fatal crash

January 20, 2012, Heatherton, Nova Scotia . . . The victim in the fatal crash on Hwy 104 near Heatherton yesterday afternoon is identified as 65-year-old James MCCLEAN from Binbrook, Ontario.

At approximately 3:20 p.m yesterday, Antigonish RCMP were called to a single vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer on Hwy 104 near Heatherton, in Antigonish County. The preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a west-bound tractor trailer lost control and went into the ditch on the right side of the road. The lone adult male driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

AUTHORITY FOR RELEASE:

Sgt. Brian Rehill
Operations NCO
Antigonish RCMP
Office: (902) 863-6500
brian.rehill@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Antigonish RCMP apprehend another Impaired Driver

Posted on January 20, 2012

Antigonish RCMP apprehend another Impaired Driver

Antigonish RCMP arrested a 56 year old Antigonish County man last evening for impaired driving. The man was arrested at his home after police received a report him driving while impaired. The man was held in custody and was released this morning on a Promise to Appear in Provincial Court on March 21, 2012 to answer to the charge.

AUTHORITY FOR RELEASE
B.J.(Brian) REHILL, Sgt
Operations NCO
Antigonish District
(902)-863-6500
(902)-863-5570 fax

Antigonish RCMP on the scene of Fatal Crash Highway 104 Heatherton

Posted on January 19, 2012

Antigonish RCMP on the scene of Fatal Crash Highway 104 Heatherton

Antigonish RCMP were called to a single vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer on highway 104 this afternoon at approximately 3:20 p.m. Police are still on the scene at this time. Transportation and Public Works are assisting with traffic control detouring traffic around the scene via Summerside / Bayfield Road. The lone male occupant of the tractor trailer died at the scene. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time. RCMP Traffic Services are on scene with a traffic analyst. At the time of the crash there were light flurries, roads were clear and visibility was good.

The identity of the victim will not be released until all next of kin have been notified.

The matter in under investigation.

AUTHORITY FOR RELEASE
B.J.(Brian) REHILL, Sgt
Operations NCO
Antigonish District
(902)-863-6500
(902)-863-5570 fax

Antigonish RCMP are currently investigating a break and enter

Posted on January 13, 2012

Antigonish RCMP are currently investigating a break and enter and subsequent theft of seven handguns which took place December 2011 in Pomquet.

Numerous individuals have been interviewed and three adult males and one youth have been arrested as part of this investigation. A 24 year old and a 20 year old male each face charges of break, enter & theft of firearm and weapons trafficking. A 21 year old male faces charges of break, enter & theft of firearm and possession of a weapon obtained by crime. A 17 year old youth faces charges of break, enter & theft of a firearm. To date, none of the firearms have been recovered. Police are asking for anyone who has any information related to the location of these firearms to call Antigonish RCMP at 863-6500 or call Crimestoppers at 1-800-TIPS (8477).

Cpl. Ron Bryce
Antigonish/Guysborough Street Crime Enforcement Unit