Unsolved Crime, Break & Enter – Pugwash Cumberland County

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help with solving a case of break enter and arson into a residence in Pugwash Cumberland County, Nova Scotia.

Sometime overnight on the 27th of August 2008 someone entered a vacant house at 10740 Durham Street #6 Highway in Pugwash. After the culprit (s) left, the uninsured house caught fire and was completely destroyed. Damage was in excess of $40,000.

The owners earlier in the week advised the investigators that the same house was broken into sometime in the last month; during this break the residence received minor damage.

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Theft of Copper – Guysborough County

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a case of theft which occurred in Guysborough County Nova Scotia..

Guysborough County RCMP are currently investigating two break and enters into the Old Seafreeze Property located in Canso, NS. The Seafreeze Property is currently being demolished by a contracted demolition crew.

The first incident occurred between the evening of Monday, August 11, 2008 and the morning of Tuesday, August 12, 2008. The suspect(s) entered the secured area and removed copper wiring and related items.

The second incident occurred overnight August 14 to 15. Again, the culprits entered the property
and removed several items containing large amounts of brass and copper. The items taken during both incidents belonged to electrical panels. A large amount of copper wiring and bus bars (commonly known as Buzz Bars) were taken both times.

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Arson – Lower Sackville

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a case of arson which took place at a business in Lower Sackville Nova Scotia.

At around 1:15 am on Monday July 12th, 2008 Lower Sackville RCMP responded to an intrusion alarm at Key Largos on First Lake Road.

Upon arrival the building was discovered to be on fire.

Investigators have determined this was and arson and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person or persons responsible.

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Theft – Windsor Junction, NS

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a case of Theft of 40 tons of steel from Kermit Lane in Windsor Junction Nova Scotia.

Lower Sackville RCMP report the steel was last seen three to four weeks prior to June 19th, 2008.

The steel is worth about $8,000. If cut and taken to a recycling station. A truck with a hydraulic lift would be required to remove it.

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Annapolis Valley Region Unsolved Crimes

Sometime overnight of Thursday March 13th 2008, a white 2005 Ford F-150 pickup was stolen from Fundy Ford in Middleton. The truck had been parked in the back area of the dealership and was locked at the time of the theft.

Between Monday, April 21st and Friday, April 25 2008, multiple break and enters occurred in the Waterloo Lake area. Several Cottages and sheds were broken into and seasonal items stolen.

Numerous break, enters and thefts occurred overnight Thursday, June 5th 2008 at various businesses in Middleton, Annapolis County. Culprit(s) stole cash, GM product ball caps, jewellery, Biolarge hair care products and a 2006 Chevrolet Impala.

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 9th 2008, a green Dodge Caravan driven by a lone male, described as approximately 20 years old, wearing a white ball cap with hair “winded out”, struck and killed a 65 lb Valley Bulldog. The collision occurred on Highway 1 in Bridgetown East. The suspect vehicle appears to have struck the dog purposely as he sped up and swung into the wrong lane of traffic to hit the dog. The driver of the vehicle did not stop.

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Break & Enter – Yarmouth, NS

Crime Stoppers and Yarmouth Town RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance solving a break enter & theft which occurred sometime over night of June 9th and 10th, 2008.

One or more thieves forced their way into Tri-Star Industries and stole the following described items valued at approximately $8,000.

Yarmouth Mig(1). Miller Spectrum 2050 plasma cutter, size 2feet x 2feet x 3 feet, weighing 90 lbs. (machine looks similar to a welder and is used to cut aluminum and steel using electricity and air)
(2). Makita jigsaw model 4300BV
(3). Makita grinder
(3). Hitachi jig saw
(4). Walter grinder
(5). 6-7 Chicago Pneumatic drills
(6). 8 – 20 foot lengths of copper ground cables
(7). 1 – Cobramatic 15 foot whip (hose) complete with wielding gun.

Tire marks at the scene indicate a pickup or other large vehicle was involved.

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Break & Enter – Bridgewater, NS

Sometime overnight of June 5th and 6th 2008 a break took place at the South Shore Regional School Board bus garage compound on Phillips Street in Bridgewater.

The culprits removed assorted tools, lawn mowers, chain saws and a number of Lawn Tractors using the School Boards white dodge panel van and a truck. All the vehicle had trailers attached.
The vehicles and one trailer were recovered abandoned on Highway 103 near the Blarney Stone Restaurant. One trailer yellow in color has not been recovered.

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Theft – Pictou County

Sometime between April 15 and April 22, 2008 a large amount of batteries were stolen from a truck lot on the Harris Road near Pictou.
These were old batteries which were being stock piled for sale in Ontario.

The majority of the batteries were large truck batteries made by Cat and Volvo. Mixed in were various small car batteries.
In total there were 155 batteries taken.

One very large truck or several ½ ton truck loads would be required to hold this weight.

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