Category Archives: Crime Of The Week

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Suspicious Fire / Break & Enters Pictou County NS


Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a suspicious fire and break and enters in Pictou County.

On Thursday, May 14th, shortly after at 8 a.m., Pictou County District RCMP responded to a fire at a cottage on Rustico Ln., Pictou Landing.  When officers arrived on scene they found members of the Pictou Landing Fire Department battling the blaze, which destroyed the cottage.

Further investigation by police found several nearby cottages had been broken into and vandalized. The Provincial Fire Marshall’s Office was called in to assist with the investigation and has deemed the fire to be suspicious. Police investigations into the cause of the fire and the break and enters are continuing.

Crime Stoppers is asking anyone who has information about this investigation to call Crime Stoppers toll free 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. 

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Damage to Machinery

 

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving two  cases of property damage

Dometime over night on June 4th into June 5th and over night on June 11th into June 12th Elliot Construction were the victim of severe property damage to the machinery on their job site.  The site is located off Highway 103 on Mersey Rd up to Pipeline Rd/Hiking Trail Rd.  Between both occasions the estimated damage is approximately $5000.

If you have any  information on this or any other serious crime , please 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.

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Assault Pictou NS

Crime Stoppers and Pictou County District RCMP are asking for the public’s help in solving an assault which took place in Pictou NS.

On the morning of 2015-06-14 at approximately 0200 a female was assaulted on Welsford Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia near the AEF (military) building.  The victim was punched in the face and kicked in the head.  The suspect has only been identified as being early 20’s, no other information available.

If you have any  information on this or any other serious crime , please 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.

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Robbery with Violence Yarmouth NS

Crime Stoppers and Yarmouth RCMP are asking for the public’s help in solving a robbery with violence which occurred in Yarmouth N.S

On Saturday April 25th, 2015 at approximately 03:15 am the two victims were walking in the area of Willow street in Yarmouth Nova-Scotia when they were assaulted by two unknown males. The two male suspects took personal items from the victims and fled on foot.

The suspects are described as two males in their 20’s, wearing dark clothes. One of them is approximately 6 foot and the other one 5 foot 8 inches.

If you have any  information on this or any other serious crime , please 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.

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Robbery Yarmouth NS

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a robbery which took place in Yarmouth NS.

On the morning of September 19, 2014 a male suspect wearing a mask and carrying a weapon, entered the Red Knight club in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.  The male demanded cash from one of the employees, then fled the Red Knight with the cash.

The suspect is described as approximately 5’5″ and heavy set. He was wearing a black ski mask which had two eye-hole openings, a dark green jacket with a dark blue liner, black gloves, blue jeans, and white sneakers with black trim.

If you have any  information on this or any other serious crime , please 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.

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Break Enter & Theft

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a break enter and theft which took place in Dartmouth NS.

On May11, 2015 at 4:51:25 AM, a Break & Enter took place at the  Smokes Shop, on Portland Street, Dartmouth, NS.  The suspect is captured on security video wearing a mask (bandanna over mouth) and gloves.  Suspect enters business at 4:51:25 AM by forcing door lock and smashing the wooden counter door and then leaves the same way at 04:52:33 AM.  The suspect removed boxes of cigarettes and cigars valued at over $3,000. He left in an unknown direction.

Suspect –   White Male, approximately 5’11”, thin build, Wearing: Dark blue jeans with design on back. pockets, Black hooded jacket with hood up, unknown logo on right arm, black gloves, dark ball hat with design on brim, black & grey sneakers.

15-62134 - 1 - SuspectIf you have any  information on this or any other serious crime , please 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.

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Suspicious Fires Cumberland County

 

Crime Stoppers and Amherst Detachment of the R.C.M.P. are asking for the Public’s help in solving the following cases of Arson.

On Tuesday, May 5th, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Cumberland District RCMP along with Fire Departments from Joggins, River Hebert, Amherst, Springhill, Parrsboro, Advocate, Port Greville, Oxford, Southampton, Leicester, Shinimicas, Truemanville and Fox River / Port Greville/ Wards Brook responded to four structure fires on Pit Road in Joggins. As emergency personnel were responding to these fires, a fifth fire was detected at the Masonic lodge building on Highway 242 in Joggins.  As a result of the proximity to the lodge, the Baptist church caught fire and sustained smoke and water damage.  In total five structures were completely destroyed. All of the destroyed structures were unoccupied. Fire investigators deemed these fires as suspicious. The investigation into the cause of the fires is continuing.

If you have any information on these crimes, please contact 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.

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Theft on McNabs Island

Crime Stoppers is asking for assistance in solving a theft which occurred on McNabs Island.

On or about May 1st, 2015, suspects travelled to McNabs Island and removed 2 large solar panels, controller, battery and associated hardware from the on-site composting toilet.  These items were special-order from the United States and valued at approximately $3,000.”

There would have had to be at least 2+ suspects, as the solar panels are 5 ft long x 2 feet wide – and they would require a boat to travel to/from the island.

compost toilet solar panelsIf you have any  information on this or any other serious crime , please 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.

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Robbery

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a robbery which took place in Halifax on Sunday January 18, 2015.

The victim was walking home, as they approached Rice residence on Tower Road, she saw 4 males standing on the side walk. The victim continued walking past them and then heard footsteps behind her. The victim began to walk faster when suddenly she was pushed from behind.  An Arabic male, then pushed her up against a brick wall and began yelling at her in Arabic. Then the male screamed “Wallet” at her and held her against the wall while the other males, grabbed her purse and took a quantity of cash. The male then tried to take her phone but they didn’t find it. The male then pushed the victim down and all four fled down Tower Road in the direction of Point pleasant park.

The victim was only able to provide a good description of the male that held her against the wall and took her purse form her.

The male was described as dark skinned of middle eastern descent, around 5’8″ or 5’9″, medium build

full thick beard,  wearing a dark winter jacket with white stripes down the sleeves and a dark toque.

robbery suspect sketchIf you have any  information on this or any other serious crime , please 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.

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Theft from Motor Vehicles

Crime Stoppers and the RCMP are seeking the public’s help in relation to several thefts from motor vehicles that occurred in the Kingswood area over night May 10 into the morning of May 11, 2015.

Between the period of May 10 and May 11 Tantallon RCMP and Halifax Regional Police received several reports of theft from motor vehicles in the Kingswood area. One witness described the possible suspect vehicle as a older model dark car.  Anyone with information pertaining to these thefts please call RCMP.

If you have any  information on this or any other serious crime , please 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.

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