Theft of Beer – Colechester County

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

On May 31, 2009 Colchester District RCMP recovered a stolen Armour Transport Truck on the Riversdale Road in the Kemptown area of Colchester County, NS.

The trailer had contained 144 full kegs of Budweiser beer which weighed 164 pounds each. An examination of the truck revealed that the kegs had been removed individually from the pallets inside the trailer. Given the weight of the cargo, it would have taken some time, as well as a large vehicle or vehicles, to move the kegs.

On May 31, 2009 at approximately 12:53. Truro Police Service responded to a power pole being damaged in the area of Willow Street and Upham Drive in the Town of Truro, NS. The investigation revealed that the stolen transport truck had collided with the power pole and then departed the scene.

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