Antigonish RCMP seek assistance of public June 28, 2015, Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Posted on June 29, 2015

Police seek assistance of public after report of theft of Motor Vehicle. Sometime during the early morning hours of Sunday, June 28th, a 2007 charcoal grey Toyota Camry was stolen from in front of a residence on Braemore Avenue in Antigonish, NS. Police are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying the person or persons responsible for this theft.

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
F: (902) 863-5570

Antigonish RCMP Media Release – Impaired Driver Apprehended

Posted on June 22, 2015

Antigonish RCMP apprehend Impaired Driver over the weekend

A 43 year old Antigonish County man was arrested for impaired driving Friday night at a checkpoint on highway 4 near Afton. The man was escorted to the RCMP detachment to provide samples of his breath. He faces charges of impaired driving and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration over 80 mgs/100 ml of blood. He will appear in court on August 19th, 2015.

This is the fifth impaired driver apprehended in Antigonish County in the month of June.

As well, a 31 year old Paq’tnkek man was arrested for breaching a conditional sentence order. He remains in custody and will appear in Provincial Court this morning.

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

Antigonish RCMP Media Release – Pedestrian/Motorcycle Collision

Posted on June 12, 2015

Antigonish RCMP Investigate Pedestrian / Motorcycle Collision

RCMP are investigating a collision that happened last night involving an four year old child and motorcycle. It occurred in the Beaverbrook Trailer Court in Antigonish. The child was taken by ambulance to St. Martha’s Regional Hospital where he was treated for a broken ankle. He was later airlifted to the IWK hospital in Halifax as a precaution for further examination.

Alcohol was not a factor and the matter remains under investigation.

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

4 Drivers Charged for Stunting Since Thursday

Posted on June 2, 2015

On Thursday May 28th, 2015 The RCMP’s Eastern Traffic Services Unit charged a driver with Stunting. The 17 year old female from Antigonish County was stopped by police on Highway 7 in Ashdale, Nova Scotia. The youth was travelling at a rate of speed of 143 km/h in a 90 km/h zone as she was late for school.

On Friday May 29th, 2015, a 17 year old Pictou County male was charged for stunting on Hwy 104 near Westville. The youth was travelling 165km/h in a posted 110km/h zone.

On Saturday, May 30th, 2015, in two adult males, one from Pictou County and the other from Prince Edward Island were charged for stunting following a suspected road rage incident in Telford, Pictou County. One was attempting to pass the other at 172km/h and the other sped up to 158km/h in an attempt to not allow the pass. Both were approaching an unmarked traffic unit from behind and radar readings were obtained from both vehicles. Both were subsequently pulled over and both were charged with stunting.

All drivers face a fine of $2418.00, in addition to a 7 day Suspension of Driving Privileges. The involved vehicles were also towed and seized.

Aggressive Driving is one of the leading cause of Criminal Death in Canada.