Antigonish RCMP Media Release – Missing child located

Posted on April 21, 2015

Antigonish District RCMP responded to a report of a missing child at 5:45pm on April 20th, 2015. A 7 year old autistic boy had wandered away from his father near the Antigonish Heritage Museum. Support from Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) and Police Dog Services (PDS) was requested and due to the vicinity of the railway, all trains were stopped from entering the area.

Prior to support services arriving, at approximately 6:35pm, local RCMP and a community member located the child walking on the railway tracks approximately 6.4km from the Museum. The boy was not injured and was re-united with his father.

-No further reporting on this release-

S/Sgt. Holly Glassford
(902) 863-6500

Antigonish RCMP seek assistance of public

Posted on April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015, Antigonish, Nova Scotia . . . Police seek assistance of public after motor vehicle collision…

Sometime between 11:00 p.m. on Thursday April 16th and 6:30 a.m. on Friday April 17th, a motor vehicle travelling South on College Street struck a tree and Canada Post community mailbox at the foot of the driveway leading to the Antigonish Golf and Country club.

Both the tree and the mailbox sustained damage. The vehicle was damaged as well and left behind a side mirror and headlight. The vehicle failed to remain at the scene and did not report the incident to the police.

Anyone with information on this incident or information on other crimes, please contact the Antigonish RCMP Detachment at (902) 863-6500 or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by a Secure Web Tips at 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 award.


Contact person:

Cst. Michael McKenna
Antigonish District Detachment
P: (902) 863-6500

Antigonish RCMP Media Release – Studded Tires

Posted on April 15, 2015

May 31st – Last Day for Studded Tires

The Antigonish RCMP have been receiving calls from the public on the deadline to have studded tires removed. The date is May 31st. Using studded tires between June 1st and October 14th carries a fine of $147.70.

Antigonish Crime Prevention Association- Announcement from Senior Safety Coordinator

Posted on April 14, 2015


Driver Refresher Course
Hosted By: The Senior Safety Program
Sponsored by : The Insurance Bureau of Canada

People’s Place Library, 283 Main St. Antigonish

Monday May 11th, 1-4pm
Friday May 15th, 1-4pm

This is a FREE course with pre-registration required. For more Information and to Register please call: Karen at (902) 318-0372