Wanted – Toronto Police Service – Frauds/Robberies Targeting Senior Citizens

Canada Wide Warrant

Richard Earl RUPERT

Born: 1956.01.04

No Fixed Address

Description:

male, white, 5’5”- 5’6”, 140-160 lbs, dirty blonde/grey hair with receding hair line, clean shaven, chiselled cheek bones, ruddy (reddish) complexion, hazel eyes.

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Richard RUPERT is wanted by the Toronto Police Service on a Canada Wide Warrant for a number of frauds and robberies targeting senior citizens. Rupert is a suspect in a large number of occurrences spanning right across Canada.

RUPERT befriends senior citizens, convinces them he’s a nephew, a distant relative or in some cases a member of building management. He then asks for money, usually for car repairs. Rupert gets the victim to attend a bank with him where they withdraw a large amount of money and give it to him believing he intended to repay the money.

If you know of Rupert’s whereabouts or have any further information regarding him please contact your local police department or phone

Toronto Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS),

or online at

www.222tips.com

To contact the 32 Division Major Crime Unit directly, call 416-808-3200

Break & Enter – Barrington

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a break and enter that occurred on Cape Sable Island in Shelburne County, Nova Scotia.

Sometime during the early morning hours of December 31st, 2009 someone forcibly entered the Irving Service Station located in Clark’s Harbour Cape Sable Island.
The cash registered was stolen from the front counter.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers.

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Theft of ATV – Lake Echo

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in solving a case of theft which occurred in Lake Echo NS.

Sometime between November 12, 2009 and November 25, 2009 a 2008 Red RTV/ATV side by side Polaris was stolen from a property located on highway #7.
There were several upgrades such as a wench, mag wheels, running boards, push bar, driving lights and a vinyl enclosed cab.

Anyone with information on this theft is asked to call Crime Stoppers

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Arson – West Branch Lake

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in solving a case of Arson which occurred in West Branch Lake in Trafalgar, Pictou County NS.

Sometime between December 7th and December 28, 2009 a cabin which was in use since 1977 was burnt to the ground, there are no suspect and police are asking for the public’s help in solving this crime.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers.

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Break and Enter – Spa Springs

Crime stoppers is asking for the public’s help in bringing to justice the person or persons responsible for a break enter and theft which took place on December 29, 2009 in Spa Springs, Annapolis County, NS.

Spa Springs Mineral Company was entered and the following items were stolen.
Snow Machine, spools of large cables, Poulan chainsaw, assortment of tools and cash.
The ski–doo was driven south on Dodge Road in Wilmot, Annapolis County, NS.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers.

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Theft – Halifax County

Crime stoppers are asking for the public’s help in solving a case of theft of copper wire from a business on Hwy 2 Waverly, Halifax County Nova Scotia.

The theft happened over a three week-end period in July and August 2009.

Two suspects were caught on surveillance camera, both were approximately 5’10” wearing light clothing and both their heads were completely covered.

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Break and Enter – Yarmouth County

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a case of break enter and theft which occurred in Yarmouth County Nova Scotia

On Wednesday, December 16th, 2009 between 10:30 AM and 2:30 PM, someone entered a residence on the Canaan Road in Canaan, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia. A black 50 inch Panasonic plasma television as well as a sum of cash was taken from the home.

Anyone having any information regarding this crime is asked to contact Yarmouth Rural RCMP at 742-9106 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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Saint Mary’s University – Theft of laptops

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving two cases of theft which occurred at the Rice Building at Saint Mary’s University.

The first theft took place sometime between 3 pm October 23 and 4 am October 24, 2009 on the 4th floor.

Taken was a Toshiba Laptop, gray with black and white, Toshiba Compaq laptop, black outside with a shiny silver bottom on key board.

The second occurred on October 25, 2009 on the 12th floor.
Taken was an Accer laptop computer with small stars at back of screen.

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Break and Enter – Digby

Digby RCMP are looking to find person(s) responsible for another break and enter on Queen Street. This occurrence was on Sept. 12 around 10:00 p.m. Culprits broke a window and entered the residence and stole a wallet and jewelry. Some neighbors had heard breaking glass, however thought it to be kids breaking beer bottles. This is the second break-in on Queen Street in the past two weeks. RCMP are asking the public to phone police if they see or hear suspicious activity.

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