From the Cruiser – Feb 21-Feb. 28

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ENFIELD: Over the last week, Feb. 21 to Feb. 28 East Hants RCMP responded to 114 calls for service.

The following are a few of the highlighted calls as provided by Cpl. Jared Ryan.

On February 22, East Hants School Resource Officer gave two presentations on Internet Safety to Grade 5 students.


·         On February 26, East Hants RCMP responded to a report of a domestic assault which was reported to have taken place on Highway 102 near Lantz.

Police attended and spoke with all parties, providing mediation and determined no criminal offence had occurred.


·         On February 26, East Hants RCMP responded to a report of a theft at the Nova Scotia Liquor Store located in Elmsdale.

A female suspect was identified via security video.

Police are making attempts to locate and charge this suspect with Theft under $5000.

East Hants Most Wanted: Arrest warrant issued for Dartmouth man

This week, East Hants District RCMP has an outstanding province wide warrant for the arrest of Dustin Welsh-McCarthy, last known address located in Dartmouth.

Dustin Welsh-McCarthy is charged with :

·         Criminal Code Section 267(A) – Assault with a Weapon (2 Counts)

The charges stem from disturbance which took place in Selma at the end of December 2022.

Police are requesting assistance from the public in locating Dustin Welsh-McCarthy.

Anyone who sees Mr. Welsh-McCarthy is asked to refrain from approaching him and to call the police immediately. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact East Hants RCMP at 902-883-7077. 

Should you wish to remain anonymous, call the Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip @ or use the P3 Tips App.

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