Antigonish RCMP Media Release – Impaired Driver Arrested after Collision

Posted on February 26, 2015

Antigonish RCMP arrest Impaired Driver after Collision

RCMP received a call of a single vehicle collision at the Aulds Cove Irving last night just before midnight. A 38 year old Antigonish County man was arrested after he crashed his vehicle into the gas station. The man had left the scene and was later arrested once located by police. He was taken into custody and held overnight. He was released on a Promise to Appear on charges of Refusing to provide samples of breath after a demand by a police officer, impaired driving, breach of probation, leaving the scene of an accident and driving while prohibited. No one was injured; however, there was some damage to a window and gas pump. He will be in court on May 6, 2015 for plea.

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

Antigonish RCMP Media Release – Street Crime Unit Execute Search Warrant

Posted on February 10, 2015

On February 9, 2015 the Antigonish Guysborough Street Crime Enforcement Unit executed a Search Warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act at a residence in Antigonish. A fifty seven year old male has been charged with Posession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking and will be appearing in Antigonish Provincial Court on February 18, 2015.

Cpl. Shane MEISNER
Antigonish/ Guysborough SCEU
(902)863-6500

Antigonish RCMP Media Release – Burmac Event

Posted on February 5, 2015

Last night, February 4th, 2015 during the annual St. FX BurMac celebrations in Antigonish, the RCMP issued 15 summary office tickets under the Liquor Control Act and arrested and lodged 8 people in RCMP cellblock for public intoxication. The RCMP conducted numerous foot patrols on campus, inside the arena and near the arena throughout the event. All in all, the spectators were very respectful and well-behaved during the celebrations. Thanks to the organizers for working with the RCMP and Campus Security to facilitate a safe and enjoyable night for all who attended.

-no further reporting on this release-

Antigonish RCMP Media Release – Break & Enter

Posted on February 4, 2015

Antigonish RCMP respond to Break & Enter

On Friday January 30th, 2015 Antigonish RCMP responded to a Break and Enter at the Community Hall in Paq’tnkek First Nations Reserve. Property was stolen including several ACER Laptops computers.

Anyone with information on those person(s) responsible are asked to contact the RCMP Antigonish Detachment at 863-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

-30-

Contact person:

Cst. Iain Monteith
Antigonish RCMP
Office: (902) 863-6500
iain.monteith@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Antigonish RCMP Media Release

Posted on February 4, 2015

Event #1 -On January 31 2015 at 4:30 p.m., the RCMP Traffic Services attempted to stop a vehicle on highway 104 in the Heatherton area for a minor traffic violation but the driver fled from police at a high rate of speed. The police did not further pursue the vehicle at the time due to the associated risks.

A short time later the fleeing vehicle was seen in the same area now driving in the opposite direction. When the vehicle approached the police vehicle, police had to take evasive action to avoid a head on collision. Police pursued the vehicle and ended the pursuit in the Frankville area arresting the driver. The 48 year old Frankville man has been charged with two counts of operating a motor vehicle while being pursued, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle as well as a number of Motor Vehicle Act offences. He has been remanded to appear in Antigonish Provincial Court on Wednesday February 4, 2015 at 1:30 pm.

Event #2 – On Feb. 2, 2015, Antigonish RCMP charged a 19 year old male with Procuring Liquor for a Person under the age of 19 years, Section 89(1) of the Liquor Control Act. The charges stemmed from an investigation that commenced on January 28th, 2015 at a local school. The male will appear in court on March 18th, 2015 in Antigonish.

-No further reporting on this release-

S/Sgt. H.J. Glassford
District Commander
Antigonish, NS
Tel: (902) 863-6500
Cell: (902) 880-6197
Fax: (902) 863-5570