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Annapolis District RCMP is investigating a home invasion that occurred at a home on Parker Mountain Rd. in Parkers Cove.
On November 17, 2023, at approximately 8:45 p.m., Annapolis District RCMP responded to a report of a home invasion on Parker Mountain Rd. in Parkers Cove. RCMP officers learned that woman was in her home when she heard a banging noise at the back door. The woman observed a man on the deck and he told her that he needed to get into the house but, the woman refused to let him in. The man then smashed the window in the door and entered the home. The woman fled the home through the front door, went to a neighbour’s home and called 911. The man fled the home prior to the arrival of RCMP officers. RCMP Police Dog Services attended, however the man could not be located.
RCMP Forensic Identification Services attended the home and conducted forensic examination of the scene. The investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Annapolis District RCMP at 902-665-4481. If you would like to remain anonymous you can contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). A secure web tip can be submitted at or use the P3 Tips App.
File #: 2023-1703653 Posted by the RCMP on November 20

Annapolis District RCMP has charged three people with drug and firearms offences after a search warrant was executed at a home in Round Hill.
On November 17, 2023, Annapolis District RCMP, with assistance from the Annapolis District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit, the H Division Synthetic Drugs Unit and the Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, executed a search warrant at a home on Hwy. 201 in Round Hill. During the search, police located and seized cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, benzodiazepine, hydromorphone, cash, a shotgun, a rifle, a cross bow and ammunition.
Just prior to the search warrant being executed, a traffic stop was completed on a vehicle on Hwy. 201 in Round Hill, in relation to this investigation. Police located a 54-year-old man, a 48-year-old man, and a 33-year-old woman in the vehicle. All three were safely arrested.
Jason Randall Beattie, 48, and Emma Marie Welch, 33, both of Round Hill, have been jointly charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (3 counts) and Careless Storage of a Firearm (2 counts).
Mark Lane, 54, of Lake La Rose, has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance.
All three accused have been released on conditions and will appear in Annapolis Royal Provincial Court on January 29, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
File #: 2023-1611673 Posted by RCMP on November 20

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