Antigonish RCMP seek public assistance related to mischief

Posted on April 26, 2012

April 26, 2012, Antigonish, Nova Scotia…Antigonish RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance related to incidents of mischief in the area.

Since April 24th, 2012, stop signs, parking signs and manhole covers have been removed in the area of Highland Drive, Greening Drive and Bantry Lane.

Removing street signs or manhole covers pose a serious threat to public safety as a vehicle or pedestrian encountering one of these situations could result in injury or worse.

These offences are punishable by the Criminal Code. Anyone with information on the person(s) responsible are asked to contact the Antigonish RCMP Detachment at 863-6500, Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS ( 8477 ), texting TIP202 + your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca . Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 – $2000.

Contact Person:
Sgt. Brian Rehill
Antigonish RCMP
Office: (902) 863-6500

RCMP Media Release

Posted on April 17, 2012

Mischief to Property

At approximately 5:30pm several youth were playing with matches in a field behind the Antigonish Education Center in Antigonish County. As a result a grass fire was started and quickly got out of control. Antigonish County Fire Department responded and was able to control the blaze. RCMP have dealt with those responsible for the fire.

RCMP Antigonish would like to remind people to always check with their local municipalities on regulations for fires in their area prior to burning. With summer comes warmer temperatures and dry conditions which can lead to out of control fires putting everyone at risk.

If you have any information that would assist the police with solving these crimes or any crimes within your community you are encouraged to call the local RCMP Detachment at (902) 863-6500 or if you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers anytime at 1-800-222-8477. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped and if the police make an arrest and lay charges based on the tip you could qualify for a cash reward from $50.00 up to $ 2000.00 Dollars.

Lead Investigator
Cst. Jeremy WHITE
Antigonish Detachment
RCMP “H” Division
(902) 863- 6500

Authority For Release
Sgt Brian REHILL
Ops. N.C.O
RCMP Antigonish

Antigonish RCMP Media Release

Posted on April 16, 2012

Antigonish RCMP is investigating a break and entry into the Antigonish Education Center located at 30 Appleseed Drive in the County of Antigonish. The culprit or culprits gained entry by smashing a window at the rear of the school. The break and enter occurred sometime around 12:45 a.m this morning April, 16th 2012.

If you have any information that would assist the police with solving this crime or any crimes within your community you are encouraged to call the local RCMP Detachment at (902) 863-6500 or if you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers anytime at 1-800-222-8477. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped and if the police make an arrest and lay charges based on the tip you could qualify for a cash reward from $50.00 up to $ 2000.00 Dollars.

A.A. PERRY S/Sgt
Antigonish District Commander

Antigonish RCMP apprehend another impaired driver over the weekend

Posted on April 16, 2012

Antigonish RCMP apprehend another impaired driver over the weekend

Early Saturday morning police were called to a suspicious vehicle in the downtown area. Police arrested a 29 nine year old male from Alberta for impaired while in the care and control of a motor vehicle. The male has also been charged with refusing to provide a breath sample, resisting arrest and possession of a controlled substance. He remains in custody and will be in court this morning for a bail hearing.

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

Antigonish RCMP Media Release

Posted on April 13, 2012

Antigonish RCMP arrest Guysborough County man for impaired driving

A 19 year old Guysborough County faces charges for impaired driving and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration over 80 mgs after he was stopped early this morning by Antigonish RCMP. The man has been released with a date in Provincial Court on June 27, 2012 to answer to the charges.

Authority for Release:

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