Police Investigating Shooting in North Preston

July 2, 2021, North Preston, Nova Scotia… The HRP/RCMP Guns and Gangs Unit of the Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a shooting that occurred in North Preston.

At approximately 8:55 p.m. last night, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a shooting that had occurred on Amos Walter Dr. in North Preston. Police learned a 24-year-old man incurred a non-life threatening injury and an outside of a residence was damaged.

The investigation is ongoing and is being led by the HRP/RCMP Guns and Gangs Unit of the Criminal Investigation Division. The investigation has been assisted by Halifax District RCMP, the Halifax District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit, Halifax Regional Police, RCMP Police Dog Services and RCMP Forensic Identification Services.

Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact the HRP/RCMP Guns and Gangs Unit at 902-490-5020. 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.

File #: 22-79600

Police investigate shots fired

At 10:07 p.m. on Friday July 1, 2022, Halifax Regional Police received a report of gun shots in the area of Canso Lane in Dartmouth. Officers responded to the area and located a crime scene. There were no injuries reported and there is no suspect information available at this time.

Investigators in the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating the shooting and are asking anyone with information about this incident to call 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 using the P3 Tips App.

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Police investigate robbery

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday.

At approximately 6:15 a.m., officers responded to a robbery that had just occurred at a bus stop in the 0-100 block of Highfield Park Drive.  A man was waiting for the bus when he was assaulted and knocked to the ground by another man not known to him. The man continued to assault the victim and attempted to take his property. The suspect then fled the area on foot with a woman who was with him. 

The suspect is described as white, in his early 20’s, approximately 5’7, with a slim build and dark hair. He was wearing all black clothing at the time of the incident.

The woman with the suspect is described as white, about 18-20 years of age, approximately 5’8″ tall and was wearing a blue top and gray sweatpants.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to call 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 using the P3 Tips App.

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Police continue to investigate shooting

Police are continuing to investigate a shooting that occurred earlier this week.

On June 22, at approximately 11 p.m., police responded to the area of Duke Street in Bedford near Damascus Road and Highway 102 in relation to a man who had been shot while inside a vehicle.

A 34-year-old-man was transported to hospital for what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries from gunshot wounds.

Yesterday, officers received a report of a damaged vehicle in a parking lot of a business in the 0-100 block of Wright Avenue in Dartmouth. Haliburton Avenue was closed to traffic for a short time to allow officers to collect evidence. Through the investigation it was determined that the vehicle had been struck as a result of shots fired in the area.

The investigations are in the early stages; however, investigators believe that the scene on Wright Avenue may be related to the call reported in Bedford.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incidents or video from the areas to call 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 using the P3 Tips App.

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Police investigate hit and run

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Police are investigating a hit and run that occurred in Halifax yesterday.

Officers responded to a report of a collision between a motorist and a cyclist that occurred at approximately 4 p.m. in the 1400 block of Oxford Street in Halifax. The driver stopped briefly then left the area. The cyclist, a 14-year-old youth, was transported to hospital for what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle is described as a white man in his 50s with a scar on the side of his neck. The vehicle is described as a blue Mazda or Subaru with British Columbia license plates.

Anyone who may have information in relation to this incident or video from the area is asked 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.

Case #22-75824

Police investigate robbery.

At 1:07 A.M. on June 23rd, Police were called to the Irving Gas Bar located at 219 Pleasant Street in Dartmouth for a Robbery call made by the clerk at this location.

It was learned that a suspect entered the store and produced a knife, demanding cigarettes and cash. A quantity of both were taken. The suspect had fled prior to police arrival.

The clerk was not injured in the incident.

Members from Patrol and a K-9 officer are investigating. At this time, the suspect has not been located. Their description is as follows:

A white man, thin build, 5’7″, a small amount of facial hair, wearing dark pants and a gray sweater with the hood pulled up.

The investigation is in its early stages. Police are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to call 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 using the P3 Tips App.

Case #22-75487

Police investigate shooting

At 11:03 P.M. on June 22nd, police were called to the area of Duke Street in Bedford near Damascus Road and the 102 Highway for reports of a vehicle and occupant inside that were struck by gunfire.

A white pickup truck was located nearby with evidence suggesting it was struck by gunfire. A man was also located that had suffered from apparent gunshot wounds. He was transported to the QE2 hospital in Halifax for those injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening, but will require admission for surgery.

The incident is in the early stages of investigation. Members of Patrol, the Criminal Investigative Division, Forensic Identification Services as well as K-9 are all contributing to the investigation.

The incident is not believed to be random and there is no ongoing risk to the public.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to call 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 using the P3 Tips App.

Case # 22-75455

Police investigate assault

Police are investigating an assault that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday.

At approximately 6:45 p.m. police responded to a report of an injured man near the Halifax Transit Bridge Terminal on Nantucket Avenue. A man was located and transported to hospital with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation provided that a man was in an altercation with the victim and then assaulted him causing his injuries. The suspect then fled the area on foot.

Investigators are asking anyone who has any information on this incident or video from area to contact police by calling 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 using the P3 Tips App.

Police investigate weapons complaint 

Police are investigating a weapons complaint that occurred yesterday in Halifax.

On June 14 at approximately 1:30 a.m. police responded to a weapons call on Tamarack Drive where a woman had been sprayed with a sensory irritant. The victim had arranged to purchase an item from a Facebook Marketplace seller, but the suspect did not provide the item and sprayed the sensory irritant into her vehicle. The victim was treated on scene by EHS for non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a white man, approximately 40-years-old, 5’7” to 5’9” tall with a heavy build. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a baseball hat, shorts and a black and red Reebok hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone who may have information in relation to this incident is asked 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.

Police investigate multiple incidents of property damage

Police are investigating a number of reports of property damage to vehicles in Halifax last night.

This morning police received reports of vehicles on Church and Harvey streets that had their tires cut. Officers located 15 vehicles that had been damaged.  It is believed that the damage occurred between 10 p.m. last night and 7 a.m. today.

Investigators encourage anyone who has had their vehicle damaged to report it to police and are asking anyone who may have information in relation to these incidents or have video from the area 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.

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