Antigonish RCMP Media Release

Posted on September 24, 2012

Antigonish RCMP have steady weekend

The Antigonish RCMP responded to 56 calls for service over the weekend. Eight people were lodged in cells all for being drunk in public. Police responded to other calls such as mischief and noise by-law complaints. Traffic Services were in the area conducting checkpoints in the both town and county. No impaired drivers were apprehended.

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

Antigonish RCMP release name of drowning victim

Posted on September 21, 2012

Sept. 21, 2012, Antigonish, Nova Scotia . . . Antigonish RCMP are releasing the name of the female who drowned in Monks Head on Sept. 13th, 2012. Dianne Catherine Doiron, 60-years-old, was from Pomquet, Nova Scotia. Her family would like to express their gratitude to all who assisted in the rescue effort.

Contact person:

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

Antigonish RCMP investigate Two Vehicle Crash at Construction Site

Posted on September 19, 2012

Antigonish RCMP responded to a two vehicle crash late yesterday afternoon at approximately 5 pm on highway 104 at exit 38 in Havre Boucher. Preliminary investigation determined a vehicle was stopped in a construction zone when it was struck by a another vehicle which then struck a flag man. The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle that was struck and the flag man were taken to St. Martha’s Hospital where they were treated and released.

The driver of the second vehicle a 20 year old Port Hawkesbury man was arrested at the scene for impaired driving. He is facing charges of Failing to Drive or Operate a Motor Vehicle in a Careful and Prudent Manner and Illegal Possession of Liquor. The man’s driver’s licence was also suspended for 7 days for driving with a blood alcohol concentration between 50 and 80 mgs. The matter is still under investigation.

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

Antigonish RCMP Media Release

Posted on September 17, 2012

September 14 to 16th, Antigonish, N.S. …Antigonish RCMP received forty-four-four calls for service over the weekend. Nine charges were laid and several more investigations are on going. A total of 14 people were incarcerated.

Officers attended complaints of loud parties, domestic violence, assault, public Intoxication, theft, damage to property, impaired driving, dangerous driving, suspicious persons, disturbing the peace, and other request of assistance to the public.

On Friday night, one person was charged with impaired driving after being arrested on New France Road. They will be appearing in court on November 21st to enter a plea.

On Sunday, a car was stolen and five more broken into in the area of Glen Air Estates and Pine Ridge Subdivision.

Four incidents of Domestic or Family Violence were investigated. Charges are being laid in one case and one arrest was made.

For the third weekend in a row, Antigonish residents called to report loud parties and excessive noise. Despite eight charges being laid at off Campus Student Housing in the last two weeks, Officers responded to seven more complaints this weekend and additional charges were laid for Noise Violations. The current fine amount for violations of the Antigonish Town Noise By law is $387.50.

Several people were arrested for being intoxicated in a public place, several were kept in police custody over night and released in the morning. Being intoxicated in a public place is an offence under the liquor control act and carries a fine of $123.91.

Police are also investigating an assault causing bodily harm that happened on College Street, at approximately 11pm on Saturday night, Sept 15th.

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.

A.A. Perry, St.
OPS NCO
RCMP Antigonish Detachment

Antigonish RCMP Media Release

Posted on September 17, 2012

During the early morning of September 17th,2012, Antigonish RCMP responded to a call of someone attempting to break into a car. Police responded to the Lower South River area of Antigonish County. Shortly thereafter Police received several other calls from residents of the Lower South River reporting that their cars had been gone through as well. While in the area police recovered a stolen motor vehicle along with some other stolen property.

Inquiries by police reveal that the possible suspect was dressed in a black hooded sweater, blue jeans, and is of medium build and height.

Antigonish RCMP are reminding people to lock their cars and sheds at night, and to keep high value items out of plain sight.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Antigonish RCMP at 863-6500, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Cst. L. REID
Antigonish County RCMP
4 Fairview St., Antigonish
(902)863-6500

S/Sgt. A.A. PERRY
District Commander
Antigonish RCMP
4 Fairview St., Antigonish
(902)863-6500