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Jennifer Hillier-Penney’s disappearance remains unsolved six years later

It has been six years since the disappearance of Jennifer Hillier Penney. The Northern Peninsula woman’s missing persons case has long been deemed suspicious by RCMP but throughout the years, they’re yet to make an arrest and believe there is more information out there that could lead to one.

NTV’s Jodi Cooke has this report.

Man charged with assault and attempting to disarm Harbour Grace RCMP officer

Harbour Grace RCMP responded to a residential disturbance on Monday, that resulted in the arrest of 34-year-old Travis Oliver.  Police say Oliver assaulted police, uttered threats and attempted to disarm an officer.

While being lodged at the detachment, police say he assaulted two officers, uttered death threats towards one officer and attempted to remove one of the officer’s service pistol from the officer’s duty belt.

He attended court today, answering to a number of charges including:

·         Assault

·        Uttering threats against person – two counts

·         Assaulting a police officer – two counts

·         Obstructing a police officer

·         Attempting to disarm a police officer

Grand Falls-Windsor shed bandits get more than they bargained for

We have more tonight on the shed bandits in Grand Falls-Windsor who got more than they bargained for.

They broke into a commercial shed this week, only to find the police were already inside. NTV’s Colleen Lewis has the details.

Lewisporte child stuck with pin after biting into Halloween chocolate bar

Police are urging parents to check all Halloween treats after a small metal was pin found inside a chocolate bar in Lewisporte.

RCMP received a call Monday afternoon from Lewisporte Academy. A student bit into a chocolate bar and discovered a small metal pin inside. The pin stuck into the child’s mouth and was safely removed.  

Police provided a picture of the metal pin, next to a ruler and a thumbtack for scale.

While it is not believed that the pin was embedded into the chocolate bar during the manufacturing process, contact was made with the manufacturer to investigate all possibilities. Parents are encouraged to thoroughly inspect all Halloween treats and to report any suspicious findings to their local police detachment.

Mi’kmaq artist partners with RCMP for Indigenous-themed murals at two detachments

A Mi’kmaq artist from the west coast is partnering with the RCMP on two Indigenous-themed murals to be displayed at police detachments in St. John’s and Stephenville.

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