Busy Weekend for Regional Police
It was a busy weekend for Cape Breton Regional Police.
At around 6:15 yesterday morning, police arrested a man in Glace Bay who they say was going through vehicles looking for goods.
They add he was also carrying a large knife.
46-year-old Darren Ralph MacDonald from Glace Bay was remanded to the Cape Breton Correctional Centre until a court appearance today.
He faces a number of charges including possession of a Weapon for a dangerous purpose, trespassing at night, possession of property obtained by Crime, and two counts of breaching probation.
Also yesterday, police responded to calls of thefts from cars in the Stacey Avenue of North Sydney.
Police say they arrested a man in his forties from the Northside area.
He was released on conditions and has a future court date on charges of possession of stolen property, theft and trespassing at night.
Shortly after 1:00 yesterday morning, police were called to reports of a suspicious man around Kenny’s Pizza on Coxheath Road.
Police say the suspect fled on foot when officers approached him.
The K9 Unit was brought in after police say their investigation revealed the man was trying to break into the pizza shop.
They add a man was found hiding in the bushes a distance away.
They arrested 25-year-old George William Giusti.
He’s been remanded to Cape Breton Correctional Center for a future court date on a number of charges, including trespassing at Night, Break and enter, possession of Break-in Instruments, and breaching probation.
And shortly after 7:00 on Saturday night Cape Police Regional Police were called to a disturbance on Townsend Street.
Police arrested a 31 year Sydney woman after they say a Sydney man in his 40’s needed numerous stitches to his face following an altercation.
The woman faces charges of Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace, Assault with a Weapon and Assault with a Weapon Causing Bodily Harm.
She was released on conditions and a $1000.00 bond.
Police say the man has been released from hospital and their investigation is ongoing.