Category Archives: Crime Of The Week

Robbery with Violence

At 7:40 pm police responded to a robbery at the 100 block of Wyse Road.  A man was approached by two males who asked if he would cash a cheque for him.  The man agreed and the trio attended a nearby ATM.  After withdrawing funds for himself, the man was assaulted and one of the suspects withdrew further funds from the victims account.  The victim was not injured and the matter is still under investigation.

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

Human Remains Found

December 3, 2017, East Uniacke, Nova Scotia . . . At 9:36 a.m. on December 2, East Hants District RCMP responded to a call of found human remains in a wooded area off East Uniacke Rd. The remains were found by a hunter who was in the area.

The Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Service is assisting the RCMP with this investigation and an autopsy will be conducted. The RCMP’s Northeast Nova Major Crimes Unit is investigating this matter, which is ongoing.

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

Bomb Threat

Bomb threat results in lock-down of hospital

November 30, 2017, Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia … Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a bomb threat was made towards the Twin Oaks Hospital in Musquodoboit Harbour.

Prior to 2 p.m. yesterday, an unknown male telephoned the hospital and made a threat to blow up the hospital. When RCMP arrived at the hospital, staff at Twin Oaks had already initiated Bomb Threat procedures and were in lock-down procedure.

RCMP Explosive Disposal Unit, RCMP Police Dog Services and Halifax Regional Police K-9 Unit attended the location to conduct a search. After searching the hospital and the vehicles at the location, nothing suspicious was found.

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

Arson

Crowes Mills, Nova Scotia…Colchester District RCMP is asking anyone with information to come forward after a barn was completely destroyed in a fire.

On November 27 at approximately 6:40 p.m., Colchester District RCMP, along with members of the Onslow Bellmont Fire Brigade and neighbouring fire departments, responded to the report of a fire at an abandoned barn on Crowes Mills Rd.

The barn was unoccupied and no one was injured. The fire is considered suspicious and the investigation is ongoing.

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

 

Theft of Construction Equipment

For the second time in a week, thieves targeted a construction site in Upper Sackville and stole construction equipment.

Sometime between 5 p.m. on November 24 and 3 p.m. on November 26, thieves stole construction equipment, valued in excess of $100,000. The following items were taken:

  • 11 foot Tenco plough. Orange in color.
  • Jama blade which attaches to the Tenco plough.
  • Rock Hammer which is attachable to an excavator. Green in color.
  • Hiliti IT 25 Lazer in a red box, used for excavations.
  • Red fuel pump.
  • Welder in a black case.
  • Trail camera.

Halifax District RCMP is asking construction companies to take steps to secure your equipment when work-site is not active. RCMP have increased patrols in areas targeted by thieves and those with construction sites.

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

 

Theft

At approximately 6:15 p.m. on November 25, a man and a woman entered a business in Lower Truro and were observed taking over $1400 in cash, in large denomination bills from the cash register. Colchester District RCMP is asking for help from the public to help solve the theft.  Investigators believe the same two individuals may have been involved in a similar incident in New Brunswick.

The pair left the store and got into a newer model silver coloured Toyota Camry. The licence plate on the car is not known.

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

 

Assault

At approximately 10:00pm officers responded to a report of an injured male near 2200 block of Maitland Street in Halifax. The 40-year-old male was found laying on the ground unconscious with injuries sustained to his head and face. EHS attended and transported the male to hospital with what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries. A witness observed a male walking away from the injured male towards Gottingen Street on Cornwallis. This male is described as a white male, 5’10” tall wearing a grey hoodie. Police would like to identify speak with this individual.

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

 

Break & Enter with Firearm

Around 8:30 p.m. 26 November, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Break & Enter in progress into an apartment in the 500 block of Washmill Lake Drive Halifax.  Two suspects wearing masks, one armed with a firearm, forced their way into an apartment and left with a laptop and gifts.  The suspects fled on foot in an unknown direction.  No one was injured during this incident.

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

 

Thefts

PLEASE REPORT ANY THEFTS OR SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY TO POLICE

Police often encounter suspects in possession of what is obviously an abundance of stolen property. In many cases the suspect may have items which appear to be stolen from cars such as GPS, change, cash, gift certificates, sunglasses, phone chargers, laptops, kit bags etc. Police endeavour to locate the owners in order to prove the items were stolen which will ultimately result in proving that an offence occurred. Additionally police want to ensure this property is returned to their rightful owners. If you have been the victim of any such thefts please report it  to police no matter how minor it may seem.

In many cases owners may feel that a seemingly worthless item may not be worth hiding away in the trunk or glove box but please remember that whatever a thief sees they will want so please hide items out of sight so they are not motivated to steal what may seem of value to them.

Christmas is a particularly busy time for thieves as people load gifts into vehicles and continue shopping. Please report anyone suspicious activity and keep items out of sight of thieves.

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

 

Robbery with Firearms

Around 9:50 p.m. 25 November, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Robbery with Firearms at the Cove Market Convenience store, 565 Herring Cove Road, Halifax.  Two white males wearing masks and armed with long guns, entered the business and an employee was injured during the robbery.  The suspects fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.  The money taken is from a charity box.  The victim did not require medical attention.

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