Theft of Cable – Colchester County

Crime Stoppers requests the public’s assistance in solving a number of theft s in Colchester County Nova Scotia

A number of telephone wire thefts from telephone poles in the Colchester County area of Nova Scotia. The wire is likely being targeted for the copper content, hich is relatively low in this particular wire. Although the total value of the wire taken is minimal, there is a public safety issue as areas are left without access to 911 or other services when the telephone wire is cut. Three sites have been targeted in Colchester County thus far– two in the Onslow area, one in Pleasant Valley. Subjects are cutting the telephone wires on telephone poles at the ground and then again 5-6 feet up the pole. This wire is unique to Bell Aliant and anyone found in possession of such wire has likely stolen it.

If you have information regarding these crimes please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a Secure Web Tip at

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.