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4/23/2014

TRURO MAN CHARGED AFTER MAJOR WEAPONS, DRUG SEIZURE HEADING TO TRIAL

A Truro man charged following a major drug and weapons seizure from a home on Prince Street is heading to trial.48-year-old Peter George Muise pleaded not guilty to two drug charges and ten more under the Criminal Code Wednesday morning in Truro Provincial Court.His defence attorney, David Mahoney, ... Read More
4/23/2014

COURT-MONITORED DRUG TREATMENT PILOT PROJECT LAUNCHED IN ANNAPOLIS VALLEY

The province has launched a court-monitored drug treatment program in Kings County. It's the first of its kind in Atlantic Canada and will offer new sentencing options and treatment programs to people whose addictions lead to crime. Participants plead guilty to the offence and enter a treatment program before they ... Read More
4/23/2014

17 YEAR OLD BOY FACING WEAPONS CHARGES AFTER INCIDENT AT VICTORIA PARK

A 17 year old boy from Wallace is due in Truro Court Wednesday morning on breaching a recognizance and weapons offences. He was charged after Truro Police responded to a disturbance near the Victoria Park pool Tuesday afternoon. Police say three people were arrested; the 17 year old Wallace teen, ... Read More
4/23/2014

CROWN TO DROP ACCESSORY KIDNAPPING & CONFINEMENT RELATED CHARGES AGAINST TRURO WOMAN

A Truro woman has pleaded guilty to obstructing a police officer. Fifty-eight year old Kathy Nash had originally been charged as an accessory to attempted kidnapping and unlawful confinement after the fact and unlawful confinement in an April 2012 case involving the ex-girlfriend of her son, Kyle Wheaton. The Crown ... Read More
4/23/2014

ECOLOGY ACTION CENTRE RELEASES ITS REPORT ON FRACKING

The Ecology Action Centre has released its comprehensive report on the impacts of hydraulic fracturing as part of its submission to the provincial fracking review. The 42-page report finds that economic benefits in other jurisdictions have been short-term and weak while the community and environmental costs will be long-term. The ... Read More