Suspicious fire at Potlotek Mission

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On November 19 at 5:25 p.m., Richmond District RCMP responded to a call of a suspicious fire that appeared to have been set on the wharf at the Potlotek Mission. Police attended the area, which is a remote part of the community and has no residences nearby, and no street lights. Firefighters were already at the scene, extinguishing the fire. Police officers noted garbage in the area, some of which appeared to have been placed on top of the aluminum wharf and burnt. The aluminum wharf had a plastic top surface which was heavily damaged in one section due to the fire.

Richmond District RCMP is asking for public assistance to help solve this incident. Anyone with information on this matter is asked to contact Richmond District RCMP at 902-535-2002. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

Police Continue to Investigate 1998 Murders of Gail Stone and Richard Marriott

Today will mark the 20th anniversary of the murders of Gail Stone and Richard Marriott and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case.

On November 20, 1998 at 9:41 p.m., police responded to a report of a double shooting at 15 Parkmoor Avenue in Halifax, the residence of Gail Marie Stone and Richard Joseph Marriot. Upon arrival, officers located Gail inside the home suffering from gunshot wounds. She was transported to hospital and succumbed to her injuries four days later.

Richard was found deceased inside the home as a result of gunshot wounds. He was last seen at approximately 9:15 p.m. the same day driving a maroon-colored 1996 Dodge Caravan on Dutch Village Road. It is believed he arrived home at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Investigators are continuing to pursue ways to advance the investigation. They believe there are people who have information about this case and they want them to assure them that it’s never too late to come forward with what they know.  Anyone with information about Gail’s and Richard’s murders is asked to contact the Halifax Regional Police/RCMP Integrated Major Crime Unit at (902) 490-5333 or call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips

Theft of Dutchman Travel Trailer from Minasville, N.S.

On November 15th, 2018 a 31’ Dutchmen model Adirondack travel trailer was reported stolen from Hwy 215, Minasville NS.

A witness reported seeing the trailer being removed from the property during the early morning hours of November 13th, 2018. The suspect was reported to be driving an older single cab half ton black pick up truck. A plate was not obtained.

If you have any information regarding this offence please contact , East Hants RCMP – 902-883- 7077. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

Police file number : 2018-1703973 refers.

Actual photos of trailer  shown below:

 

 

Suspicious Male Approaches 11 year Old Boy in Pictou

On November 8th, 2018, a male in a black, 4 door mid-sized car approached an 11 year old boy in Pictou, NS. When the male opened the car door the boy hid under another car. The male searched for the boy before departing the area. The car was spotted a few more times in the same area around November 15th but is not believed to be a resident of Pictou.

The male was described as wearing a hooded sweat short and work boots. He was tall, with a deep voice.

The car was described as a black or dark  4 door mid-sized car with black. A photo of a  similar vehicle is attached.

Pictou County District are looking to identify the car and driver in relation to these incidents.

Similar style vehicle pictured below. Not the actual vehicle.

If you have information on the vehicle, driver or similar incidents, please advise  Pictou County District RCMP, 902-485-4333, 902-755-4141. if you want to remain anonymous, please   call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

Coast Guard Ship Ketch Harbor Road Partially Submerged

At approximately 9:30 a.m. Halifax Regional Police received a report of a Canadian Coast Guard Ship partially submerged in the 1400 block of Ketch Harbor Road in Sambro Head. The ship was undergoing repairs at the time and was last seen out of the water, secured on a slip. Preliminary investigation revealed that someone damaged the slip which caused the ship to slide back into the ocean. The extend of the damages to the ship is not known at this time.  No one was injured in the incident.

The incident is believed to be suspicious, and members of the General Investigative Section of the integrated Criminal Investigation Division are in the early stages of the investigation.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5020.  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 by using the P3 Tips app.

Theft of Snow Blower Truro NS.

Sometime between the 17th of October, 2018 and the 30th of October, 2018 someone broke into a shed located at on Whitman Court in Truro and stole a Columbia model CA330HD snow blower. The snow blower is black and orange and was taken from the unlocked shed at the rear of the property. The snow blower has a value of roughly $1500.00.

If you have any information on crime Truro Police, if you want to remain anonymous, please   call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

 

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Nicole Vantassel

November 14, 2018, Coldbrook, Kings County, Nova Scotia . . . Kings District RCMP is asking for the public to help locate 16-year-old Nicole Eliza Marie Vantassel. Vantassel, who lives in Coldbrook, was seen at a residence in Dartmouth on November 7. She has not been seen since and police are concerned for her well-being.

Nicole Vantassel is 5-foot-4 and 170 pounds. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes. A clothing description is not available at this time.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Nicole Vantassel is asked to contact Kings District RCMP at 902-679-5555, or 1-800-803-RCMP (7267). Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Terrance Izzard

Today marks the second anniversary of the murder of Terrance Patrick Izzard, and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case.

On November 14, 2016 at 11:07 p.m., Halifax Regional Police received a report of shots fired on Cragg Avenue in Halifax. Officers responded to the area and upon arrival located Terrance suffering from life-threatening injuries. EHS transported him to the QEII Health Sciences Centre where he succumbed to his injuries. The Medical Examiner later ruled Terrance’s death a homicide.

Investigators believe there are people who have information that they have not yet provided to police that could help solve his murder, and hope that the passage of time may encourage someone to do the right thing and come forward with what they know. Anyone with information about Terrance’s murder is asked to contact 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 using the P3 Tips App.

 

This case is also part of the Nova Scotia Department of Justice Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

GENERAC MAGNUM generator with light tower stolen from Middle Lahave

Between the evening of November 4th and the morning of November 5th 2018 an individual towed away a GENERAC MAGNUM generator with a work light tower. It has a four lamps on the tower. The piece of equipment was stolen from a job site where a bridge was rebuilt on the 332 Highway in Middle Lahave near Indian Path Road in Lunenburg County.

NS License plate was T428110.

Please contact  Lunenburg District, to provide any assistance. ( or )

If you have any information on the whereabouts of this generator, please  call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

 

 

A similar model is attached below.

 

 

 

RCMP seek additional suspect in Yarmouth robbery

November 13, 2018, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia . . . At 12:41 a.m. today, a robbery was reported to Yarmouth Town RCMP via 911. The incident occurred on the South End of Main St., where a man was robbed at knife point by a male and a female. A second female, a person known to the victim, was also involved with the robbery. The suspects cut the victim’s pocket and took his wallet, which contained cash and identification.

Both additional suspects had hoodies on and had their faces partially covered. Police know the identity of the suspects, who are a 39-year-old man and a 49-year-old woman, both from Yarmouth. The man was arrested earlier today and police are continuing attempts to locate the woman.

Anyone with information about this theft is asked to contact Yarmouth Town RCMP at 902-742-8777. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.