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Break & Enter

January 3, 2018, Wentworth, Nova Scotia … Thieves used a stolen truck and trailer to steal cigarettes from a store in Wentworth.

Just before 3 a.m. on December 28, thieves broke in to a store in Wentworth and stole an undetermined amount of cigarettes. The suspects were observed leaving in two vehicles, one of which was a Chev truck hauling a black, enclosed dual axel trailer with a company name on side of it. The second vehicle was described as a cross over SUV or a car. The suspect vehicles departed travelling west on Highway 4.

A short time later, the suspect vehicle hauling the trailer was observed in the Oxford area. The investigation has determined that the truck and trailer were stolen in two separate incidents in the Halifax area that same night.


RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance with identifying one of the suspects. If you have any information about this break and enter, or the vehicle thefts, you are asked to contact the Oxford RCMP Detachment at 902-447-2525. 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.

Robbery & Assault

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery & assault that occurred on Dec 30th in Halifax.

Officers spoke with a 55-year-old male who reported at approximately 11:30pm he was walking in the pathway near Forbes Street and Lynette Road when he observed two males walking towards him. The victim spoke briefly with one of the males after recognizing him from the area. Shortly after walking away, the victim was knocked to the ground and assaulted by both males who were kicking him in the torso. Shortly after the suspects fled, the victim realized that he was missing his cell phone, cigarettes and a small amount of cash that had been taken from his jacket pocket. The victim was examined by EHS and transported to hospital with what is believed to be non life threatening injuries.

The suspects are described as:

1. Black male, approximately 6’1” tall wearing a red coat and blue jeans

2. White male, approximately 5’9” no clothing description obtained.

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.

Break & Enter

At 2114 hrs officers responded to a Break and Enter 1139 Bedford HWY, Elite Vapour. The owner of the business called police to attend after he located a large rock thrown through the glass front door. A large amount of vape juice, cigars and cash were stolen during the Break and Enter.

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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

Stolen Vehicle

On December 23rd, 2017 at approximately 2:00 am, a white Ford F550, NS marker 45684D, was stolen from a business in Lower Sackville. The truck and custom box has a value of approximately $105,000.
Initial investigation shows the two suspects are skilled in auto thefts,

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

Stolen Truck

December 29, 2017, Cloverville, Nova Scotia … Antigonish RCMP is investigating the theft of an antique truck from a residence in Cloverville.

Sometime between December 23 and December 27, a 1977 Ford ¾ ton F250 pick-up truck, green in color, was stolen. The truck was recently refurbished and did not have a license plate on it.

Anyone with information about this theft is asked to contact the Antigonish 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

Home invasion in Waverley NS

December 20, 2017, Waverley, Nova Scotia … Prior to 8:30 p.m. last evening, Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call of a home invasion at a home on Joe St. in Waverley.

A 56-year-old woman heard a knock at her door, looked out and observed a man who informed her he was a police officer. She opened the door, at which time she was assaulted and sprayed with a sensory irritant. At this time, three other men, all wearing masks and described as being of large build and tall, also entered the home but all four men immediately left. The first male, who she opened her door for, is described as being white, late twenties, with scruffy blond hair, 5’6 and average weight. He was wearing dark clothing and a ball cap.

All four men proceeded to run from the house and are suspected of having fled the area in a car parked near Waverley Rd. The victim was treated at the scene by EHS for minor injuries. The other person in the home at the time of the incident, a 26-year-old woman, was not injured.

RCMP Police Dog Services and RCMP Forensic Identification Section assisted with the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the General Investigative Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division. Police are asking anyone with information 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.

Home invasion in Middle Sackville

December 15, 2017, Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia . . . The resident of a home on Hanwell Dr. in Middle Sackville responded to a knock at his door last evening around 9 p.m., and was confronted by two men who forced their way inside. The victim was assaulted and restrained while the men rummaged through the home. Once the suspects left the residence, the victim was able to free himself and ran to a neighbouring residence for help. The victim was not hurt, however a number of items were stolen from his home.

RCMP responded immediately and conducted extensive patrols of the area. A K-9 unit from Halifax Regional Police also searched the area, but the suspects were not located. They are described as male, the first was approximately 5-foot-5, and the second man was taller. Both were wearing ski masks.

The investigation is ongoing,and is being conducted by the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division. Police are asking anyone with information 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.

Hit & Run

December 18, 2017, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia … Halifax District RCMP would like to speak with the driver of a vehicle that struck and damaged a retaining wall on Old Sackville Rd. in Lower Sackville around 10 a.m. on Saturday morning.

The vehicle is described as a silver Hyundai that will have extensive damage to its front bumper, as parts were located at the scene. Other motorists are believed to have witnessed this collision and are also asked to contact RCMP.

Anyone with information about this incident 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.

Attempted Armed Robberies

On December 14, 2017, Lower Sackville and Mount Uniacke, Nova Scotia . . . Just before 3 a.m., a man entered a deli on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville. He pulled a large black knife on the employee, used it to direct him towards the counter, and demanded cigarettes. The employee, who was alone in the store, produced a bat and poked at the suspect with it. The suspect then ran from the scene, toward the parking lot of a nearby church. It is believed he got into a vehicle with another man and left the scene. No one was hurt and nothing was taken from the deli. A police dog was used to track the suspect but did not locate anyone.

The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a long red and white sweater, with a grey hat. He was 5-foot-5 tall, and was clean shaven.

At 4:23 a.m., a man entered a service station on Hwy. 1 in Mount Uniacke, and asked the clerk for cigarettes. The man then produced a large black knife, and asked for all of the money. Another vehicle came into the parking lot, and the clerk told the suspect to leave. He fled the store on foot and got into the passenger side of a vehicle which was parked on the side of the road. The vehicle headed in the direction of Lower Sackville. Nothing was stolen and no one was hurt. RCMP members made an immediate patrol to the area and did not locate the suspect(s).

This suspect is described as a short white man in his late 20’s with a thin build. He had some stubble on his face.

The investigations are ongoing, and investigators feel these two attempted robberies are related. The Lower Sackville matter is being investigated by the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, and the Mount Uniacke matter is being investigated by East Hants District RCMP.

Anyone who has information about the these incidents is asked to contact the RCMP or Halifax Regional Police at 1-800-803-RCMP (7267), or 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.

Assault Dartmouth, NS

At 5:24PM on Wednesday December 13, 2017 HRP officers responded to a weapons complaint in the area of 24 Nantucket Avenue (Metro Transit Bus Terminal). A male had been crossing the road near the McDonalds restaurant and had a verbal altercation with the occupants of a car that had sped by him. The occupants exited the vehicle (described as a possible green Honda) and one of the males sprayed him with a sensory irritant. The males then fled the area and the victim came in the direction of the bus terminal, where he was attended to medically. The 28-year-old male victim was treated and released at the scene and the only suspect description was 2 black males.

The investigation into this matter is continuing. 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.