Antigonish RCMP apprehend Impaired Driver over the weekend

Posted on February 27, 2012

A 25 year old Inverness County man faces charges of impaired driving and driving with a blood alcohol ratio over the legal limit after he was stopped early Sunday morning in Antigonish. The man will appear in Provincial Court on April 25, 2012 to answer to the charges.

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

Identity of deceased man confirmed

Posted on February 21, 2012

Identity of deceased man confirmed

February 21, 2012, Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Antigonish RCMP have identified a man found deceased in a wooded area off Highway 104 in Lower South River on December 5th, 2011.

On February 10th, 2012, RCMP released a forensic sketch of the man. Later the same day, RCMP were contacted by a man from Newfoundland and Labrador who believed the sketch resembled his brother. Utilizing DNA testing the RCMP have confirmed the deceased male was 54-years-old and from Newfoundland and Labrador. His name and home community are not being released at the request of the family.

RCMP would like to thank the media and the public who provided assistance in this investigation.

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

RCMP wish to warn local businesses of counterfeit money in area

Posted on February 21, 2012

The Antigonish RCMP received complaint yesterday of counterfeit money at a business in Aulds Cove. A number of counterfeit notes were seized by police bearing the same serial numbers. All were twenty dollar denomination with the following serial numbers, EUY9550362, ALY6032121 and ERS0694939.

Businesses be vigilant when accepting cash notes check for quality and compare against an existing note you may already have on hand.

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

Antigonish RCMP Investigate Mischief

Posted on February 21, 2012

Sometime in the early morning hours of Monday, February 19th, 2012, unknown person(s) vandalized a commercial property on Beech hill road.Anyone with information on the person(s) responsible are asked to contact the Antigonish RCMP Detachment at 863-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Cst. Thompson M.W.
Antigonish RCMP
4 Fairview St., Antigonish
(902)863-6500

Sgt.B.J. REHILL (Ops NCO)
Antigonish RCMP
4 Fairview St., Antigonish
(902)863-6500

Antigonish RCMP and Paqtnkek First Nation Women’s Action Group host family violence event

Posted on February 16, 2012

February 16, 2012, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia…Antigonish RCMP and the Paqtnkek First Nation Women’s Action Group are hosting a full day of workshops on the issue of Family Violence in First Nation’s Communities.
The workshops will take place on February 17th, 2012 in Paqtnkek First Nation in Antigonish County Nova Scotia. There will be presentations from various speakers, including P/Sgt. Cecil Sveinson, Director of Crime Prevention, Winnipeg Police Service, Patricia Gorham, Nova Scotia Department of Justice, Juliana Julian, Women’s Action Group, Debbie-Boyd-Crowther, Director of the Native Family Healing Centre and Cst. Jennifer Arnold, Antigonish RCMP.
Police, social workers, provincial representatives, front line workers who assist First Nations families, and community members from various First Nation communities in Nova Scotia will be in attendance.
The workshops will be followed by a Community Feast in recognition of Family Violence Prevention Week.
In November 2011, the Paqtnkek Women’s Action Group received a grant from the RCMP Domestic Violence Intervention Fund. The grant is being used to create a presentation for police, social workers and front line workers who assist First Nations Families in dealing with family violence issues.
As part of the presentation, the group has enlisted the help of documentary film maker, Cara Jones, who is interviewing the women and RCMP officers about how the community is mobilizing to End Family Violence. The full video will be completed later in the Spring of 2012. A clip of the interviews can be seen at www.Paqtnkekwomensgroup.blogspot.com. The clip will be available by 2pm on Feb. 16th.

Contact Person:
Cst. Jennifer Arnold
Antigonish RCMP
Office: (902) 863-6500
jennifer.arnold@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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