Logging Equipment Arson – Hardwood

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving and arson which destroyed thousand of dollars worth of logging equipment in the Hardwood Lake area of Kings County Nova Scotia

Sometime between July 2, 2010 15:00 hrs and July 3, 2010 07:00 hrs, a skidder was backed into a 5-ton International truck. Further down the road a Timberjack fellow Buncher was set a blaze and was still smoking when the owner arrived in for work. There was gear, tools and fuel out in the open and could easily have been stolen, and however nothing was taken.

It appears the method of transportation to this secluded area were ATV’s.
It is apparent that the sole purpose of the damage was to suspend logging as long as possible.
Two spray painted messages were located: “Go Home”, “Save a Tree, Shoot a logger”.

If you have information regarding these crimes please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a Secure Web Tip at https://crimestoppers.ns.ca.

Also by a TEXT “TIP202 plus your message to CRIMES (274637)”.

If your tip leads to an arrest you could qualify for a cash award between $50.00 and $2,000. Remember Crime Stoppers wants your information not your name.