Copper thieves are risking their safety, warns RCMP

January 17, 2018, Hants County, Nova Scotia . . . Windsor District RCMP is investigating four separate thefts of copper wire from Nova Scotia Power sub-stations. The thefts occurred between January 1 and 12, and each time, the lock was cut, the premises was entered, and copper wire was cut and removed.

Nova Scotia Power prohibits public access to its sub-stations and other facilities that contain high voltage electrical equipment due to the high risk to personal and public safety. Anyone who unlawfully enters these premises is risking severe injuries to themselves and significant damage to onsite equipment.

The RCMP would like anyone who has information about these thefts to contact them – whether the information is about the thefts or if the wire is being re-sold. Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Windsor District RCMP at 902 798-2207. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

RCMP seeking public’s assistance with identifying persons of interest

Just after 3 p.m. on January 9, Halifax District RCMP responded to an assault that took place at a business on Sackville Dr. Two males and two females were in a business when they were confronted by a loss prevention officer after one of the males attempted to leave the business without paying for a product. While being spoken to, the two males proceeded to assault the loss prevention officer then fled the business.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

Mischief Coldstream NS

Crime Stoppers and Colchester District RCMP and are asking for the public’s help in identifying those responsible for smashing vehicle windows overnight on January 9, 2018 in Coldstream Nova Scotia.

The suspect(s) targeted a white 2014 Toyota Corolla and a grey 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt parked in the driveways of two separate homes on Coldstream Rd. Nothing was reported stolen from the vehicles.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Colchester District RCMP at 902 896-5000. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

Two suspicious house fires in 5 days

January 12, 2018, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia . . . In the early hours of Monday, January 8 and Friday, January 12, Antigonish District RCMP, along with Tracadie Volunteer Fire Department and Havre Boucher Volunteer Fire Department, responded to 2 separate house fires. The homes were abandoned and neither had power or a heat source. Both homes were fully engulfed when fire fighters arrived on scene and were complete losses. No-one was injured in either instance.

Property owners are asked to regularly check abandoned properties to ensure they are secure, and to report suspicious activity to police.

Antigonish District RCMP is investigating the matter, with assistance from the Nova Scotia Fire Marshal’s Office. Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Antigonish District RCMP at 902 863-6500. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

Tire changing equipment stolen by thieves

January 12, 2018, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia … Tire changing equipment valued at over $15,000 stolen by thieves.

Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating those responsible for breaking in to an automotive business on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville, between 7 p.m. on December 30 and 11 a.m. on December 31. Items taken included a Snap-on Tire changer, a Snap-on Motorized Wheel Balancer and 2 Snap-on impact guns.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

Arson

On December 25th 2017 at 04:45AM Meteghan RCMP and Saint Bernard fire Department received a 911 call of a fire at a lobster pound on Little Paradise Road in Saint Bernard. Investigation revealed the cause of the fire to be suspicious and the Meteghan RCMP continue to investigate.

Further evidence suggests that this fire is related to a second suspected case of arson which happened on October 9th in Comeauville Digby County. On that date the fishing vessel Buck and Doe became engulfed in the flames and floated out to sea where it sank.

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50-$2000

Police continue to investigate homicide of Raymond Peters

January 7 was the fifth anniversary of the homicide of Raymond Floyd Peters and the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case.

On January 7, 2013, at 5:20 p.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Primrose Street and Pinecrest Drive in Dartmouth. Twenty-four-year-old Raymond Peters was shot several times in the backyard of this location, however, he was able to run to a residence on Jackson Road where he took refuge in an apartment. He was transported to hospital where he passed away from his injuries on January 8.

The suspect, who fled on foot, was described as a black man in his 20’s, 5’8”, with a medium build. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a blue hoodie and black pants.

Investigators believe there are people with information about this incident who have not come forward. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

Break & Enter

Windsor District RCMP is investigating a break and enter in to a business on Highway 1 in Garlands Crossing. Just before 2 a.m. on January 2, thieves entered the business where they proceeded to steal an undetermined amount of cash and liquor before leaving.

RCMP Forensic Identification Section is assisting with the ongoing investigation.

If you have any information about this break and enter, you are asked to contact the Windsor District RCMP Detachment at 902-798-2207. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

Stolen Snow Mobiles

Upper Onslow, Nova Scotia . . . Two snowmobiles were stolen off a parked trailer at a business last month.

Colchester District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating two snowmobiles that were stolen off a parked trailer at a business on the Hub Centre Dr. in Upper Onslow during the overnight on December 27.

The snowmobiles are described below as:

·2013 green and white Arctic Cat F800 with NS plate: HP675 attached

·2004 yellow and black Ski Doo MXZ with NS plate: DX339 attached


If you have any information about this incident, please call Colchester District RCMP at 902-896-5000 or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

Theft of Trucks

Just before 2 a.m. on December 23, two suspects entered the property of a business on Temple Terrace in Lower Sackville where they drove off with a 2016 Ford F550 XTL single cab truck. The truck is white, with a custom black DEL brand box on the back with barn style doors in the rear. The truck was bearing Nova Scotia license plate 45684D when it was stolen.

Sometime between 3 p.m. on December 27 and noon on December 28, suspects broke in to an auto dealership on Sackville Dr. in Middle Sackville where they stole keys and left with a 2008 GMC Sierra 3500HD 4WD extended cab truck. The diesel truck is grey with charcoal leather interior with a matching cap with silver running boards. There is also a hitch for a 5th wheeler trailer in the bed of the truck.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP or Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

1 2 3 53