RCMP Eastern Traffic Services Focus on Intersection Enforcement

Posted on January 30, 2013

January 28, 2013, Antigonish, Nova Scotia . . . RCMP Eastern Traffic Services issued a total of 33 intersection related charges in Antigonish on Monday, January 21 and Saturday, January 26.
Charges included 26 Failing to Stop at Stop Signs, 4 Failing to Stop at an Amber Light when able to do so safely and one Failing to Stop at a Red Light. The standard fine for these offences is $169.91.

Eastern Traffic Services is a dedicated traffic enforcement unit dedicated to improving public safety on our roadways. Safety on our roadways is everyone’s responsibility.

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Contact person:

Cpl Glen MURPHY
Team Leader – Eastern Traffic Services
Collision Reconstructionist
902-301-0241 (cell)
902-755-7930 (office)

Antigonish RCMP apprehend Impaired Driver over the weekend

Posted on January 28, 2013

Antigonish RCMP arrested a 21 year old Halifax County man early Sunday morning for impaired driving after he was stopped on Fatima Street. The man was escorted to the RCMP detachment where he provided samples of breath leading to charges of operating a motor vehicle while having a blood alcohol concentration over 80 mgs and impaired driving. The man was held overnight and released later on Sunday on a court date of March 27, 2013 to answer to the charges.

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

Antigonish RCMP execute drug search warrant

Posted on January 26, 2013

On Friday January 25th, the Antigonish/Guysborough Street Crime Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Braemore Street, Antigonish. Police seized a large quantity of cocaine and marihuana from the residence. A 21 year old Antigonish male and a 19 year old Antigonish male were arrested and face charges of possession of cocaine and marihuana for the purpose of trafficking. Both remain in custody and the investigation is continuing.

Cpl. Ron Bryce
Antigonish/Guysborough SCEU

Antigonish RCMP identify Break and Enter suspect through social media

Posted on January 21, 2013

January 21, 2013, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. . . On the morning of January 18th, RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter into the Credit Union on Main Street in the Town of Antigonish. Throughout the investigation RCMP were able to obtain photos from security cameras in the area. A photo and description of the suspect were posted on the RCMP Nova Scotia Facebook site in an effort to determine an identification.

RCMP received several calls with information from the public which led to an arrest early Saturday morning. Fifty-three-year-old Robert Carlyle Jack of Antigonish was charged with Break and Enter and was released later that day on conditions.

Early Sunday morning, he was arrested again for Break and Enter into a residence in Antigonish. He faces additional charges of Break and Enter and Breach of Undertaking. He remains in custody and will appear in Provincial Court today in Antigonish.

The RCMP thank the public and followers on our social media sites for assistance in identifying the suspect. To follow the RCMP on Facebook visit: Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Nova Scotia or @RCMPNS on Twitter.

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Contact Person:

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

Antigonish RCMP Media Release

Posted on January 18, 2013

At approximately 5:00 a.m Antigonish RCMP were dispatched to a call of a break and enter into the Town of Antigonish Public Works garage located on Halowell Grant Road in the Town of Antigonish. It was immediately learned that one of the public works pick-up trucks had been taken from the garage. A short time later the vehicle was located on the Cloverville Road just North of the Town.

A 19 year old male has been taken into police custody in relation to the break and enter. The investigation is on going. At this time no charges have been laid.

A.A.(Tony) Perry S/Sgt.