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Media Releases

Police remind ATV riders to stay safe, responsible

July 10, 2018 

If you own and operate an off-road vehicle in the CBRM, Cape Breton Regional Police remind you to make yourself aware of the rules and regulations in place about how and where you can drive them.

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Man charged for multiple Break and Enters

July 6, 2018

A 28-year-old man will appear in Sydney Provincial Court today facing 10 charges connected to Break and Enters in New Waterford during the overnight hours of July 4th.

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Police charge three in large marihuana operation

June 27, 2018

Three Sydney residents will appear in Provincial Court today to face drug production, possession and trafficking charges after police sized a large marihuana seizure from a Maloney Street residence Monday night, June 25th.

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Fatal collision investigation continues 

June 13, 2018

Cape Breton Regional Police continue to investigate the cause of the weekend’s fatal motor vehicle-pedestrian collision on Highway 223 Sunday morning; based on first-hand observations from several officers at the scene, as well as further investigation, there is no evidence to indicate the driver of the vehicle was impaired. Traffic Safety investigators, with assistance from the Forensic Identification Unit, are reconstructing the collision and awaiting results of vehicle analysis.  

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Police continue to investigate death, motor vehicle collision 

June 11, 2018

Cape Breton Regional Police continue to investigate the circumstances leading to the death of a 17-year-old North Sydney youth found on the Highway 223 early Sunday morning.

Autopsy results have helped police confirm that the youth died from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle collision. A vehicle was seized at the scene, and members of the Traffic Safety Unit continue to investigate the cause of the collision.  

Anyone with information that can further assist police with this investigation into the events leading up to the fatal collision is asked to please call 902-563-5151 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Police charge impaired driver after collision into house 

June 6, 2018

At approximately 9:40 PM June 5th, Cape Breton Regional Police responded to a home on Main Street in Reserve Mines, to reports of a  vehicle striking a house.

Upon arrival,  police located a female driver still in her vehicle and not injured. She was arrested at the scene for Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle and release on a Promise to Appear in Sydney Provincial Court at a later date.  One male was home at the time, but not in the area of the house where the car entered and he was not injured.  

The Reserve Mines Volunteer Fire Department assisted police at the scene.  Members of the Traffic Safety Unit continue to investigate.