Tuesday August 23rd 2017
Sunny & 23
Two men from Ontario have been charged in an 18 month, 7 province investigation into a human trafficking ring that forced numerous Nova Scotia women into the sex trade across Canada. 31 year old Malachi Downey and 29 year old Sanderico Beals are also associated with a Halifax-area street gang known as North Preston’s Finest. Downey was arrested in Upper Onslow on Friday. Beals was arrested Sunday in Dartmouth.
A man has died in a boating incident at Porters Lake after neighbours heard calls for help. RCMP found the body of a 62 year old man from West Chezzetcook. No other details have ben released.
A Cape Breton man has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for the shooting death of Brandon Kelly. Kelly was killed June 25th 2015 in the driveway of his Reserve Mines home. 27 year old Brandon Berthiaume pleaded guilty in Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Sydney earlier this month.