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Sunday, February 27, 2011

Inmate Dies In Dorchester

The RCMP's Major Crime Unit are investigating the death of 63-year-old Roch Thériault, an inmate at the Dorchester Penitentiary.  Thériault was involved in an altercation yesterday and died as the result of his injuries.

Thériault's death has been deemed a homicide, and a 59-year-old man, who is also an inmate at the penitentiary, has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Fire Crews Kept Busy In North End

A pair of incidents in the north end keeping emergency crews busy.

Around 3am, crews responding to a rolled-over vehicle on Douglas Avenue near Alexander Street.  2 people in the vehicle but no serious injuries.  Police are investing the cause.

At 3:30am, fire crews finding a vehicle on fire at Metcalf Street. Police believe the car was stolen.  No one was hurt.

KV Fire Chief Celebrates 1 year anniversary

It's almost a year since KV Fire Chief Bill Ireland got the job and he says it's been a whirlwind.Bill Ireland tells CHSJ news the challenges are different in part because the Valley doesn't have a strong industrial component like Saint John.

Their biggest challenge is having enough people on scene when there is an emergency

Chief Ireland wishes Saint John Chief Rob Simonds the best of luck in Hamilton, saying he is a greator mentor to the entire New Brunswick fire service.