Category Archives: Crime Of The Week

Mischeif – Sheet Harbour

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in solving the following case of Mischief which occurred in Sheet Harbour Nova Scotia.

On April 26th/2009 between 4:00pm and 7:30pm, a 185 foot long vessel called “The Hawk” was set adrift from a private wharf located at Church Point Road. The unmanned vessel drifted into Sheet Harbour and caused panic among residents of the town.

On several occasions, its course of travel was predicted to collide with other objects. Had this occurred, the risk to public and environmental safety would have been significant. The vessel was later recovered undamaged, but the cost for its retrieval was in the thousands of dollars.

It is believed that the vessel was intentionally set adrift by an unknown number of suspects who disconnected the ropes that had been securing it to the wharf.

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Break & Enter – Heathers Beach, Pugwash

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in solving several Break Enter and Thefts that occurred in Heathers Beach area cottages sometime between 3 AM and 4 AM on the 28th of April 2009.

All cottages were forcibly entered the cottages, then rummaged through them in search of items. A high degree of damage was done to several cottages.

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Robbery – Tantallon Esso

At Around 8:40 pm on Friday April 3rd, 2009 a lone male entered the Esso Gas Station located on French Village Road in Tantallon.

The lone male produced a white plastic bag, a knife and demanded the money from the clerk behind the counter.

Once the lone male recieved the money he fled the scene.

Suspect Description is:
White male, 5’4” tall, slim build, wearing a black hoodie, black gloves, large sunglasses, and something up over his face.

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Shoplifting – Inverness Co-op

At around 10:39 AM on Monday April 6, 2009 two male suspects entered the Inverness Co-op and stole a Nintendo Wii Game System.

The suspects were caught on video.

Descriptions are

(1). Male, Caucasian, 5’7” tall, 170 lbs, wearing black shorts and hooded sweater. Left side of neck has a large tattoo
(2). Male, Caucasian, 5’11” tall, 175 lbs with a goatee.

 

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Attempted Break & Enter – Bayers Lake, Halifax, NS

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for attempting to break into Henrys Store located on Suzie Drive in Bayers Lake Park, Halifax Nova Scotia.

At around 1:20 AM on Wednesday April 8th, 2009 Halifax Regional Police responded to an alarm at Henrys Store. When they arrived there was a large rock by the front door which someone had tried to break the glass with.

The suspect was caught on camera approaching the front door and later returning with his face covered.

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Shoplifting – Antigonish, NS

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person in this photo who was responsible for a shoplifting case being investigated by Antigonish RCMP.

On April 13th, 2009 at approximately 15:44, an unidentified male entered the Atlantic Superstore in Antigonish where he picked up a pre-paid cell phone card and a bottle of Giorgio Armani Cologne. The male is captured on video concealing the cologne in his pocket before proceeding through a checkout with the pre-paid cell phone card and failing to pay for the cologne.

The suspect is described as being a white, bald, in his mid 40s and approximately 6’2″in height. He was wearing blue jeans, a black jacket, glasses, and white running shoes.

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Unsolved Crimes – Sheet Harbour

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving the following crimes being investigated by the Sheet Harbour RCMP

1. A two-storey cottage situated on Moosehead Lake in Moosehead, NS was found burnt down. The suspected timeframe for the fire is between February 14th/2009 and February 19th/2009. The location of the cottage is isolated and can only be accessed by ATV or snowmobile. The cottage and all of its contents were completely destroyed resulting in thousands of dollars worth of damage. Based on the circumstances, this incident is believed to be an arson.

2. An older-style outbuilding on a family homestead was found to be the target of break/enter and theft. The property is situated 0.5 kms into the woods from Shiers Road in Harrigan Cove, NS. The suspected timeframe for the offence is between February 7th/2009 and February 21st/2009. Forced entry was used and large tire tracks from an ATV at the scene are believed to have been made by the suspect(s).

The following items were stolen:
– 14 foot Sun Chief fibre glass canoe, brown in colour, chunk of foam missing from exterior of frame, a 1984 Honda 200 3-wheeler, red in colour, 1971 Ski-Rule 200cc snowmobile, green in colour.

3. A cabin situated on John Lowes Stillwater off of Moser River North Road in Moser River, NS was found burnt down. The suspected timeframe for the fire is between March 10th/2009 and March 14th/2009. The cabin is accessible by 4-wheel drive vehicles, ATV, or snowmobile. The cottage and all of its contents were completely destroyed resulting in thousands of dollars worth of damage.

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Robbery – Herring Cove Road

At around 11:50 pm on December 3rd, 2008 Halifax Regional Police responded to a hold up alarm the Kwick-Way Store in the 400 block of the Herring Cove Road.

Upon arrival it was learned two men had just robbed the owner, one had a long gun, and they were last seen running towards Sylvia Ave.

Suspects Description:

(1). White male, 16-22 years of age, wearing a camouflage bluish jacket with dark jeans and dark sneakers.

(2). White male, 16-22 years of age, wearing red hooded sweater, Columbia Jacket, which had a blue upper half and a grey lower half, white under the arms with white stripes across the back and up the lower arms.

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