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Media Releases

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.  

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.