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03
Dec
For when things might go boom

For when things might go boom

“One time a perp fired a shotgun at him,” Detective Constable Mike Barkhouse tells me.

I was gawking at Halifax Regional Police’s bomb defusing robot, and had asked if it’s ever seen any action. 

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03
Dec

Frank reports, Ralph retorts

Ralph Doncaster has told his side of the story — again.

We couldn’t reach Ralph last time out to comment on Justice Kevin Coady’s decision against him for costs in one of Ralph’s (many) court battles against the Chignecto Regional School Board (Frank 651). This particular suit (of many) involved his ex-wiferoo Jennifer Fields.

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19
Nov

There’s smoke, but is there fire in Lunenburg?

Lunenburg and District Fire Department Chief Donald Parks seems determined to keep the lid on a brewing controversy, despite already kinda letting the cat out of the bag himself.

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19
Nov
The banality  of courtroom deal-making

The banality of courtroom deal-making

The process of deferring sentencing for Jake Richard Leon Veinotte until May 14, 2013 took less than three minutes.

In Frank 649 I outlined how Judge Gregory Lenehan agreed to delay sentencing Veinotte — who had pleaded guilty to dangerous driving resulting in the death of Liverpool woman Jessica Richards — due to “extenuating circumstances.”

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05
Nov
Greg Cox, guilty as charged

Greg Cox, guilty as charged

Realtor and Frankland fixture Greg Cox can now add criminal record to his resume.

Greg was found guilty on October 23 in N.S. Provincial Court of assault and uttering threats by Justice Marc Chisholm.

Victim Robert Garrish says he is quite pleased with the outcome. 

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