Police release name of woman in suspicious death investigation

Halifax Regional Police are releasing the name of a woman who was found deceased at an address in Dartmouth on the morning of July 11.

Police received a report of a death that occurred at an address on Lynwood Drive in Dartmouth.

Officers located 85-year-old Eleanor Noreen Harding deceased in the residence. Information gathered during the investigation has led investigators to believe the death is suspicious. Members from the Special Investigation Section and the Forensic Identification Section of the Criminal Investigative Division are continuing to process the scene.

The investigation is in its early stages and details are limited at this time. Police are working in conjunction with the Medical Examiners Service and will provide additional information when available.

Investigators are asking anyone who has any information about this incident or Ms. Harding’s recent activities is 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.

Case #20-78905

Police investigating stabbing in Dartmouth

Members of the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a stabbing that occurred this morning in Dartmouth.

At approximately 8:20 a.m. Halifax Regional Police patrol members responded to a report of a male who had been stabbed on the roadway on Renfrew Street in Dartmouth. Officers located an 18-year-old male suffering from a stab wound. The male was transported to hospital with serious injuries.

The suspects are described as a white male and black male, both in their late teens- early 20’s. The suspects are believed to have fled the area in a small black, four door car. Investigators believe this is not a random incident. Police remain on-scene.

Updates on the investigation will be provided when available.

This matter is in the early stages of the investigation, Police are asking anyone with information about this incident 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.

Case #20-79255

Help police solve a robbery in Lower Sackville?

Can you help police solve a robbery in Lower Sackville?

July 8, 2020, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia . . . Shortly after midnight on July 8, Lower Sackville RCMP responded to a call of a robbery at a convenience store on Sackville Dr.

When police arrived at the scene they found the employee, who was alone in the store at the time, had been sprayed in the face with an irritant, suspected to be bear spray or something similar. He required medical treatment and was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Police obtained information from the employee and witnesses and determined that the suspects were two white men in their twenties, one was 5-foot-9 and the other was 6-feet tall. Both were wearing jeans, ski masks, and hoodies. The men stole cash and cigarettes and left the store on foot. They got into a silver or light blue sedan, believed to be an older Chevrolet, and fled the area.

The robbery is being investigated by the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division. Anyone with information about the incident, or the identity of the two suspects, is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP or Halifax Regional Police 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. Police
File # 20-77455 refers.

Police seeking information in relation to suspicious circumstances on Hwy 102

July 8, 2020 (1 p.m.)

Police seeking information in relation to suspicious circumstances

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in relation to suspicious circumstances that occurred yesterday.

At approximately 2:10 p.m. the occupants of a vehicle travelling northbound on Highway 102 reported that they had just observed a man being assaulted by another man near a vehicle parked on the side of road between the Kearney Lake Road and Larry Uteck exits. Both men and the vehicle were gone when officers arrived on scene.

The victim is described as a white man with short brown hair and wearing dark clothing. The suspect is described as a white man in his 30s-40s, very tall with a thin build and a shaved head and wearing dark clothing. The vehicle is described as a black sedan.

Given the time and location of the incident, investigators believe there may be other people who witnessed the incident. Anyone with information about the incident or video from the area at the time of the 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 using the P3 Tips App. Police file 20-77248 refers.

Male stabbed in downtown Halifax-police looking for help

Police Investigate Assault with Weapon – Halifax

On July 8th, 2020 at approximately 1220 am Halifax Regional Police were called to the Nantucket bus terminal in Dartmouth regarding a 30-year-old male who had been assaulted with an edged weapon. Police located the male and learned that he was involved in an altercation in the area of Inglis Street and Queen Street in Halifax between 8:30 p.m. and midnight on July 7th, 2020. He then took a Metro Transit bus to Dartmouth where members of the public saw his wound and called Police.

During the altercation he suffered a non-life threatening wound. He has been treated for his injury.

The investigation is ongoing, the incident is not believed to be random. There is no suspect description available at this time.

Police are asking anyone with information about the 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. Police file number 20-77453 refers.

Cork Street Death Ruled a Homicide

Death ruled a homicide.

The suspicious death that occurred on July 1, 2020 at the 6300 Block on Cork Street has been ruled a homicide.

On July 1, 2020 at approximately 10:43 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of possible shots fired in the 6300 block of Cork Street in Halifax. Officers arrived on scene and located a man with gunshot injuries outside of a residence, a deceased adult male inside of a residence and an adult female with injuries. Investigators believe the three people are known to one another.

Based on today’s autopsy, the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service has ruled the death a homicide and confirmed the male victim as 40 year old Trevor Charles Miller of Halifax. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.

The investigation, led by the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and including Forensic Identification officers, is ongoing and officers still remain on scene.

The other male and female victims are still being treated for their injuries.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact 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 using the P3 Tips App. Police file number 20-74855 refers.

Victim in June 29 Halifax incident now deceased and death deemed a homicide

Victim in June 29 incident now deceased and death deemed a homicide

At approximately 10:20 pm on June 29th, 2020, Halifax Regional Police received a report of an assault with a weapon that had just occurred at the Esso Gas Station, located at 6020 Young Street, Halifax. An unknown male approached the male victim in his vehicle, while parked outside this location. The unknown male then assaulted the victim with an edged weapon. The unknown male then fled in a vehicle, which was later located abandoned within close proximity of the assault.

The victim sustained serious injuries, and was transported by EHS to the QE2 Health Sciences Centre for further treatment. The victim succumbed to his injuries on July 4th, just after midnight. The Medical Examiner has conducted an autopsy and his death was ruled a homicide.

The victim has been identified as 47-year-old Terrance Thomas Dixon of Halifax. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.

The Halifax Regional Police Integrated Major Crime Unit continues to investig

The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a grey hoodie, long blue jean shorts, blue baseball cap, white socks, black sneakers and black gloves. Further updates to follow, as preliminary investigation continues.

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. Police file 20-74016 refers.

Police looking for Fallon Drane

Fallon Drane wanted by police on province-wide warrant

July 6, 2020, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia . . . Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a woman who has been charged with a number of offences related to weapons, Theft, Possession of Stolen Property, and Failure to Comply with Conditions. The offences occurred in the Halifax Region.

Fallon Alice Linda Drane, 38, from the Halifax Region, is described as white, 5-foot-6 and 145 pounds. She has dark brown hair and brown eyes. Police have made several attempts to locate Drane, however are requesting assistance from the public. Members of the public are asked to not approach Drane if she is located, and call police. Halifax District RCMP is asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Fallon Drane to contact them 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.

Police arrest man regarding a Dartmouth dangerous driving incident

Police arrest man regarding a dangerous driving incident

On July 5th, 2020 at approximately 4:50 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of two people acting suspiciously in the 100 block of Trinity Avenue, Dartmouth. When police arrived they noted a man who ran to a nearby truck when he saw Police he fled the area at a dangerously high rate of speed.

Other officers responding to the area attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle using their emergency equipment but the driver refused to pull over.

Police followed the vehicle to the end of Trinity Avenue which is a cul-de sac. The driver then turned and accelerated toward one of the police vehicles. The officer had to maneuver quickly to avoid being struck.

The driver fled in the vehicle, the vehicle was located minutes later by police abandoned on Jackson Road, Dartmouth. A Halifax Regional Police K-9 handler and his dog tracked, located and arrested the suspect, who was hiding in the bushes a short distance away from the vehicle on Jackson Road.

Police learned that the vehicle had been reported stolen from Chezzetcook.

53-year-old Michael Ralph Crowell of Head of Chezzetcook has been arrested and charged with assault with a weapon contrary to section 267 (a) of the Criminal Code; operating a conveyance in a manner that having regard to all circumstances, was dangerous to the public, contrary to section 320.13 (1) of the Criminal Code; Operating a motor vehicle while being pursued by a peace officer and failed to stop the motor vehicle as soon as was reasonable in the circumstances contrary to 320.17 of the Criminal Code.

The investigation continues into the possession of the stolen truck and charges may be laid at a later date.

The accused has been remanded into custody, he will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court at a later date.

Anyone with additional information about this incident 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 by using the P3 Tips app.

Police files 20-76388 and 20-76394 apply.