Pictou RCMP charges two people for animal cruelty

April 13, 2018
Pictou, Nova Scotia

News release

On April 12, Pictou District RCMP responded to a complaint of two people who had a rifle in their possession in their vehicle on Depot St. Police responded and encountered a man and a woman who were reported by witnesses to be shooting pigeons with a rifle.

Shortly after police arrived on scene, they determined that the weapon was a pellet gun. The two suspects were arrested without incident. A 28-year-old man from Scotch Hill is facing charges of Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose and Causing Animals or Birds Unnecessary Suffering. He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on June 6.

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Contact information

Cpl. Ron Bryce
Pictou District RCMP
Office: 902-755-4141
Ron.bryce@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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