Robbery

At 2:45 a.m., 9 December, Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at Buddy Day and Gerrish Lane Halifax.  Two adults, a male & female, were walking home together when they were approached by two male suspects, both wearing hooded shirts.  One suspect demanded the female victim give up her purse and sprayed her in the face with bear spray.  The male victim was able to fend off the suspect and grabbed the bear spray from him.  The male victim sprayed the suspect with his own bear spray.  Both suspects took off in an unknown direction of travel.

K9 attended and the purse of the female was located in the area after an article search. All contents of the purse were accounted for.  The can of bear spray was also located.

Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division were able to identify one of the suspects, the male who used the Bear Spray.  At approximately 9:20 p.m. on 9 December, police located and arrested a 17-year-old male from Dartmouth.  The 17-year-old male has been remanded for Court and is charged with Robbery, Weapon offences (related to the Bear Spray), and Breach charges for Recognizance and Probation.  The investigation is ongoing and police are still seeking the remaining suspect.

The General Investigation Section are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5016.  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

 

Break & Enter

Around 12:45 p.m. 9 December, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Break & Enter in progress, in the 300 block of Windmill Road Dartmouth.   The suspect was armed with a bat, forced his way into an apartment and assaulted the resident.  The suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction.  The victim, a 33 year old male, was transported to the hospital for serious, but non-life threatening injuries.  It is believed the suspect and victim are known to one another.  The suspect is described as: Black male, 50 years old, thin build, approximately 5’6″-5’9″, wearing a red & white sweater.

Officers are searching for the suspect.  Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are currently investigating.

The General Investigation Section are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5016.  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.

Theft of Copper wire

Between 6:00 p.m. on November 24, 2017 and 7:00 a.m. on November 25, 2017 thieves stole a large quantity of industrial copper wire from a construction site on Highway 362 in Margaretsville, Nova Scotia.

Middleton RCMP is investigating this matter, and is asking the public for assistance. Anyone who has information about the this theft is asked to contact Middleton RCMP at 902-825-2000 or 800-803-RCMP (7267).  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.

Theft

December 7, 2017, Bible Hill, Nova Scotia . . . Colchester District RCMP is investigating a theft that occurred at “The Barn”, a campus pub on the Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus in Bible Hill. The theft occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday, December 3, and several thousand dollars was stolen.

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

December 7, 2017, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia … Halifax District RCMP is investigating theft of snow blowers from a business on Highway 2 in Fall River.

Sometime between 7 p.m. on December 5 and 8 a.m. on December 6, suspects entered a secure compound and stole 4 Husqvarna snow blowers, 1 Toro snow blower, 1 unknown brand track snow blower, and 1 Briggs and Stratton 20 HP lawn mower engine. The Husqvarna snow blowers are described as being black and orange in colour, Models in the 200 and 300 series. The total value of equipment stolen is in excess of $28,000. Suspects also caused damage to the compound during the break and enter.

“With winter approaching, thieves target snow removal equipment,” says Cpl. Dal Hutchinson, Halifax District RCMP. “If someone offers to sell you a brand new snow blower for a cheap price, this should raise some red flags.”

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

December 5, 2017, Watt Section, Nova Scotia … Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break and enter in to a church in Watt Section.

Prior to 1 p.m. on Monday, Halifax District RCMP received a complaint of a break and enter at a church on the St. Andrews Loop. A member of the congregation arrived to decorate for Christmas when they discovered the front door had been forced open and the church smelled like smoke. Further investigation determined that items such as hymn books, altar items, including a prayer stand, were lit on fire. However, the fire appeared to extinguish itself, resulting in minimal damage to the church that was built in the 1800’s. It’s believed this incident took place between November 12 and December 4.

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

At approximately 7:18 p.m. on November 11, officers responded to a report of a robbery at TJ’s Grocery located at 290 Main Ave. A man entered the store wearing a black mask, immediately approached the counter area and demanded cash and cigarettes while threatening the employee with a knife. The suspect left the store on foot after receiving a quantity of cigarettes and cash. Responding officers assisted by K9 searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect. The employee was not injured.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’9” to 6’ tall, wearing a black mask, a gray sweater with gray hood and a black vest overtop and Jeans. He was carrying an over the shoulder duffle bag.

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

December 5, 2017, Brooklyn, Hants County, Nova Scotia . . . At 8:43 p.m. on December 4, a man entered a pizza shop on Hwy. 215. He asked for a package of cigarettes, then ordered food. While the worker was preparing the food, the man took several cartons of cigarettes from behind the counter, and a quantity of cash from the register. When he realized the worker saw him, the suspect ran from the store and left the area in a dark coloured car in the direction of Windsor. No one was hurt during the incident.

The suspect is described as white, clean-shaven, with a thin build, wearing a black coat, a black hat and heavy boots.

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 Violence

December 4, 2017, Oakhill, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia . . . At approximately 8 p.m. on November 29, a man was outside in his yard when he was assaulted by two men who where not known to him. The victim sustained injuries to his face but did not require hospital treatment. The suspects stole several hundred dollars from the victim, then fled the area in a waiting vehicle. They left the area and headed in the direction of Hwy. 325.

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

November 30, 2017, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia … Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help with identifying a male in relation to an investigation involving the theft of a Sharp 50’ television from a business on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville. The incident took place shortly before 4:00 p.m. on November 22, 2017.

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