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Media Releases

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.  

Man charged for Aggravated Assault with ATV

May 29, 2018

A 39-year-old Reserve Mines man will appear in Sydney Provincial Court today for Aggravated Assault connected to a motor vehicle-pedestrian collision in Glace Bay.

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Police charge man for drug trafficking

May 18, 2018

A 33-year-old Westmount was scheduled to appear in Sydney Provincial today for drug trafficking after police seized $37,000 worth of drugs during a search of a Fairhaven Drive residence last night, May 17th. Members of the Cape Breton Regional Police Service Street Crime and RCMP Integrated Drug Unit executed a search warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, seizing Marihuana, Shatter, Hash, THC, Cannabis Marihuana edibles and MDMA (Ecstasy). Ryan Matthew David Chipman is charged with five counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking as well as Possession of MDMA. 

Celebrate Police Week with your Cape Breton Regional Police Service

May 16, 2018

It’s Police Week! An annual celebration held right across Canada, to raise awareness about the services police offer to keep communities safe.

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Police fine driver for excessive speed

May 10, 2018

A 29-year-old Glace Bay driver was charged with Stunting after a Cape Breton Regional Police patrol officer caught his vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on the Louisbourg Highway.

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Police charge two in connection to patient death 

May 1, 2018

Two former employees of the Nova Scotia Health Authority face charges connected to the death of a 79-year-old male patient of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, who was found unresponsive on the sidewalk outside the hospital in the early morning hours of February 23rd

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