Friday, August 28, 2009

Trailers Burned

Two 30-foot construction trailers were destroyed by fire at the Department of Transportation depot on Highway Three in Hebbville. And RCMP are trying to locate two teenagers who were seen leaving the area around ten after two yesterday afternoon. Sergeant Dean Warr says they believe the fires were deliberately set. Two youth on bicycles were seen leaving through the woods exiting onto the William Hebb Road. RCMP are hoping someone comes forward who either saw the pair or who may know something about the incident. Members of the Hebbville Fire Department were called in to put out the fires yesterday afternoon. No one was hurt.

School Flu Plan

South Shore School board officials say their pandemic plan is focussed on providing the essential services of the schools. The board overseeing schools in Lunenburg county have drafted and adopted a plan to deal with the potential outbreak of H-1-N-1. Occupational Health and Safety Manager Gail Sinclair says there will be lots of information for parents and students when they get back to school next week. Sinclair says the plan is basic but it's also one that will change as they learn things going through a pandemic situation in the school system.

Smokes Seized

Two Shelburne county residents are facing charges after RCMP seized over $12,000 in cash and 37,000 contraband cigarettes in a raid on Shag Harbour. Police entered the residence Wednesday night. A 33-year-old female was arrested at the scene. A 46-year-old man was later arrested in Barrington. Both individuals reside in the Shag Harbour area.The man and woman were arrested for possessing tobacco not stamped in accordance to the Excise Act and are scheduled to appear in Barrington Court on December 10th, 2009. Typically, fines for possessing illegal cigarettes in Nova Scotia have been around a dollar per smoke.

Langille Remanded

A Lunenburg County man arrested late last week in Calgary on outstanding warrants for attempted murder will remain in a lockup until a court appearance next month. 22-year old Cory Kyle Langille was brought into the new Justice Center yesterday afternoon where he agreed to being remanded until September 16th. His legal aid lawyer said he needed time to review the material he'd received from the Crown. Langille is facing two counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault in connection with a pair of stabbings in Bridgewater in June of 2008.