October 2016

Devin Morningstar Ignored Pleas Of Help From Victim Baylee Wylie Out Of Fear Of Tyler Noel

Posted on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 06:01 AM

Devin Morningstar ignored the desperate pleas for help of 18-year old Baylee Wylie as he lay bleeding from over a hundred stab wounds last December.

That came to light as Morningstar's police statement was played for the Court yesterday.

Morningstar admitted his role in holding down Wylie for a savage beating delivered by Tyler Noel - all because Wylie threatened to report him to police for drug dealing.

After a fight was started between Morningstar and Wylie about allegedly stolen pot, Morningstar said "Tyler tackled him [Wylie] and gutted him like a fish."

Details Of Gruesome Murder Of Baylee Wylie Revealed In Court

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 17:35 PM

Details of 18-year old Baylee Wylie's gruesome murder are coming to light in Devin Morningstar's first degree murder and arson trial.

A taped police statement is being played for the Court today with Morningstar explaining how the murder took place last December.

Morningstar says they had all been smoking crack in the house that day, when Wylie threatened to report Tyler Noel and Morningstar to the police for drug dealing and possession of a .22 calibre weapon.

UPDATE: Trial Begins For Man Accused In Deaths Of Two Boys Killed By Snake

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 14:07 PM

Twelve jurors have been chosen from a pool of hundreds in Campbellton in the trial for a Quebec man accused of criminal negligence in the deaths of two young brothers.

Thirty-nine-year-old Jean-Claude Savoie was charged after an African rock python escaped its enclosure at the Reptile Ocean pet store and killed six-year-old Connor Barthe and his four-year-old brother Noah in August 2013.

Savoie used to own the store and the boys were sleeping in an upstairs apartment where it was determined they were strangled by the python.

New Brunswick Receives Grade Of C- In Flood Preparedness

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 13:42 PM

New Brunswick has scored a C- when it comes to flood preparedness in a report from the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo.

The province scored high on things like emergency response and mitigating the flood risk for the electricity supply, but low on offering programs to limit flooding on commercial properties and drainage for watercourses.

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick wants to see storm planning move from response to prevention and everyone has to be involved according to the council's Louise Comeau.

Modest Economic Growth Expected Next Year

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 12:57 PM

The New Brunswick economy is forecast to grow by only .8 per cent next year according to the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council. That's still better than .5 per cent growth this year.

Senior economist David Chaundy says the province will benefit from federal stimulus spending and a growing U.S. economy.

The Fall Atlantic Report points out since 2008, a growing gap when it comes to employment between Atlantic Canada and the rest of the country has emerged. One reason cited is slower population growth in this part of the country.

Many Last Minute Shoppers For Halloween

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 12:42 PM

There were lineups before the Halloween Alley store even opened this morning.   Shoppers were looking for last minute costumes and accessories for Halloween night.

Owner and Operator Lori Yerxa says there were certain costumes that stood out as the most popular for this year" Harlequin from Suicide Squad, Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton masks, and for children, they all wanted to be something scary."

Ten Men Arrested In Moncton Prostitution Sting

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 12:31 PM

Following two recent operations over the past couple of weeks, Codiac RCMP have arrested 10 men on prostitution-related charges in Moncton.

Police say the operations were conducted in the Dufferin Street area between October 14th and 27th.

Ranging in age from 25 to 80 years old, the men were arrested for communicating for the purposes of obtaining sexual services.

One man is from Oxford, Nova Scotia and one man is from Quebec while the remainder are from Southern New Brunswick.

The men will make a court appearance in Moncton on January 9th.

Man Arrested After Redmond Street Incident

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 10:44 AM

RCMP have a 37 year old man in custody, after an incident in the Redmond Street area this morning.

Sergeant Eric Larose says their investigation began just before 4am this morning.  They received a call about a man who was going through a vehicle.

Then just before 6am, the same suspect was allegedly seen with a firearm.

Officers set up a perimeter, and blocked streets while they searched for the suspect.

It was reported that he had entered an apartment building in the Redmond Street and Morton Avenue area.