Category Archives: Crime Of The Week

Theft of Paintings – Dartmouth

Police Requesting Publics Assistance

Halifax Regional Police is requesting the publics assistance in connection with a theft of art work that occurred last week in Dartmouth.

On Wednesday, March 23, police were called to Evergreen House on Newcastle Street in regards to a theft of two paintings. Today, investigators are releasing pictures of the paintings in hopes that they will be located or returned safely.

The first painting is an unsigned work that depicts ships between the islands on the western side of Mahone Bay, NS. The date of this work is unknown but it is thought to have been painted in the late 1800s and is approximately 9 long and 5.5 wide.

The second is by J.E. Elliott and depicts ships in Halifax Harbour, perhaps from a Point Pleasant Park vantage point, with a woman in a white dress on the shore. It was painted in 1887 and is approximately 18 long and 11.5 wide.

Anyone with knows the whereabouts of the paintings or has information about this incident is asked to contact police at 490-5016 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at

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Theft of Gas – Goldboro

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for a gas and dash.

On Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 18:00, approximately $300-400 worth of fuel was stolen from two tanks located at 441 Goldbrook Road, Goldboro, Nova
Scotia. The suspect vehicle is a blue or black Ford F-150 with wooden railings on the box.

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Theft of Cable – Colchester County

Crime Stoppers requests the public’s assistance in solving a number of theft s in Colchester County Nova Scotia

A number of telephone wire thefts from telephone poles in the Colchester County area of Nova Scotia. The wire is likely being targeted for the copper content, hich is relatively low in this particular wire. Although the total value of the wire taken is minimal, there is a public safety issue as areas are left without access to 911 or other services when the telephone wire is cut. Three sites have been targeted in Colchester County thus far– two in the Onslow area, one in Pleasant Valley. Subjects are cutting the telephone wires on telephone poles at the ground and then again 5-6 feet up the pole. This wire is unique to Bell Aliant and anyone found in possession of such wire has likely stolen it.

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Theft of Motor Cycle – Tantallon

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving the following case of theft of a motor cycle.

On January 20, 2011, Halifax District RCMP-Tantallon Office responded to a report of a break and enter into a residence St. Margaret’s Bay Road in Lewis Lake. The break had occurred between 0645 hrs and 1230 hrs while the residents were at work. The suspects gained entry to the residence by prying a set of double steel doors that led into the basement area. Once inside the suspects located and stole a 1997 Harley Davidson Ultraglide which was being stored in the basement. The motorcycle had been advertised for sale on Kijiji for two weeks prior to the theft.

1997 Harley Davidson Ultraglide, 1340CC
Nova Scotia License: 128844
V.I.N.: 1HD1DPL13VY602890
Approximate value $11,000

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Theft of Skidder Chains – Folly Mountain

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in solving a case of theft which occurred in Folly Mountain Nova Scotia.

Sometime between 2010-12-11 and 2010-12-15 t a set of TRYGG Wood Skidder traction chains were stolen Wood Skidder. The chains are size 24-5-32, of a diamond pattern and are therefore a little less common that the regular circle pattern Wood Skidder Chains.

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Attempted Arson – Cow Bay


Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in identifying the persons and vehicle depicted in the photos. It is believed the males were responsible for attempting to burn the residence at 1086 Cow Bay Road on the evening of

January 26th, 2011. The males attempted to throw a Molotov cocktail through the window of the residence while a third person was standing by in a nearby vehicle.

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Theft /Property Damage – Dartmouth

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in bringing to justice the person or persons responsible for theft and property damage in to oil tanks in Dartmouth Nova Scotia.

17 ½ Farquharson Street, Dartmouth, NS
* Occurred between: 11-01-26 at 2300 hrs – 11-01-27 at 0630 hrs
* Copper line twisted off (2.5 feet).
* Loss of approximately one (1) gallon of oil.

B-139 Main Street (Duart Hardwood Floors) Dart, NS
* Occurred between: 11-01-26 at 1050 hrs – 11-01-27 at 0800 hrs
* Copper line twisted off (appears as though no tool used).
* Loss of approximately 1125 liters of furnace oil.

Tacoma Drive, Dartmouth, NS.
* Occurred between: 11-01-26 at 1900 hrs – 11-01-27 at 1000 hrs.
* Copper line taken
* ½ tank of furnace oil taken.
17 Weyburn Drive, Dartmouth, NS
* Occurred between: 11-01-26 at 2130 hrs – 11-01-27 at 1700 hrs.
* Copper line twisted off.
* Approximately 232 liters of furnace oil taken.

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Break and Enter – Hammonds Plains

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a break enter and theft which occurred in Hammonds Plains Nova Scotia.

On January 4th 2011 a home was broken into on Half Way Lake Drive. The only items that were taken are as follows:

Sony 60″ 3D flat screen T.V., apparently there might only be a few in the Maritimes.
Sony Blue Ray DVD player.
Sony Sound System
Sony 3D glasses, (4 pairs)
H.P. laptop computer.

The home owners had only been gone for a few hours when unknown person(s) pried open a window in the back of the residence and gained entry.

Home Invasion – Dartmouth

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for a home invasion which took place on Galaxy Drive in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

On November 28, 2010 at approximately 23:00, two suspects entered the apartment and pointed a firearm at the victims head demanding cash and jewelery. One of the male suspects was described as a dark skinned black male wearing a ski mask and hooded sweatshirt. The second suspect is described as a light skinned black male with a chin strap beard.

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