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10
Sep
Trafficker gets a second shot

Trafficker gets a second shot

William Frederick Howell, convicted of trafficking cocaine this past February, has been given a conditional sentence of two years less a day.

It’s a rare event for anyone convicted of trafficking a drug like cocaine to be given a relatively lenient sentence. 

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10
Sep

Hell no, we would not be safer

It happens every time Halifax bears witness to a string of violent crimes. People get shot, stabbed, swarmed or murdered and the small but somehow persuasive choir of voices chimes in together. 

“This wouldn’t happen if the Hell’s Angels were still in charge,” is the name of the song. Perhaps you’ve heard it. Perhaps you believe it. 

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10
Sep

Three Noels for Christmas rapist

Rapist Blaine Albert Jr. Thompson/Downey, found guilty on Februray 11 of this year of a 2009 attack, has been sentenced to serve three years in a federal institution.

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05
Sep

We wanna see that bus brawl

Metro Transit isn’t going to pony up that vid of one of its drivers brawling with an angry motorist.

Back in June, Frank filed a Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP) request for the footage of the Metro Transit No. 57 bus, whose driver got into an altercation with a driver of an SUV in what HRM police described as a “road rage” incident. 

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05
Sep
No deal, says accused molester Todd

No deal, says accused molester Todd

Maintaining his innocence, ex-teaching assistant Todd Canton has rejected a Crown plea deal.

The 53-year-old Truro resident is facing one charge of invitation to sexual touching, and another of luring a child over the internet (Frank 632).

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