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27
Dec
The gentleman accountant & the Code of Silence

The gentleman accountant & the Code of Silence

I have always wondered if the murder of Kevin Farren was a case of the wrong person being at the wrong place, at the wrong time. You decide.
On March 9, 2012, the lifelong bachelor, age 61, was found dead in the home office set up for him at 56 Havenbrook Hill in Dartmouth’s Portland Hills. To this day, the cops have not revealed what he died from. They just say he was murdered.

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27
Dec
Ralph Parker, in a sweat lodge...

Ralph Parker, in a sweat lodge...

It was concerning enough for a local dad that his ex is chumming around with a notorious character, but now he’s also worried about the new boyfriend’s semi-wacky belief system.
My new friend, whom I’m not naming to protect the identity of his kids, says his former wife is involved with one Ralph Parker.

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11
Dec
A man & a woman with troubled lives... and their troubling deaths

A man & a woman with troubled lives... and their troubling deaths

Many larger cities have “murder tours,” where some entrepreneur shuffles a group of people around showing places where murders have occurred, or where people were last seen prior to disappearing into the ether.

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11
Dec
Liverpool's pervy pot biz manager

Liverpool's pervy pot biz manager

A tip of the Frankland cap to Jeffrey Garnhum for landing on his feet after being drummed out of the provincial civil service in 2010 for the crime of showering female underlings with unwanted sexual advances (Their memories of the events are much different than mine, but if anyone was offended, etc. — ed.).

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11
Dec
When Shifty (allegedly!) went lurking in the night..

When Shifty (allegedly!) went lurking in the night..

Everyone called him “Shifty,” but it wasn’t a comment on his principles, or lack thereof. Sources say Halifax Regional Police Constable George Edward Farmer was given the nickname by his dad when he was just a baby in Whitney Pier. George Farmer Senior noticed that his infant son, born in 1974, was an exceptionally still little guy.

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