Copper Theft – Annapolis County

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a rash of Copper thefts in Annapolis County Nova Scotia.

Annapolis County RCMP is requesting assistance with several thefts of copper from Nova Scotia Power. Three thefts from Nova Scotia Power generating sub stations occurred between Thursday, August 25, 2011 and Monday, August 29, 2011. All were similar in nature in that the grounding wires for the chain link
fencing had been cut and pulled out of the ground. The grounding wires are bare and may be weathered and green as shown in the picture below. There have been other recent copper thefts from Nova Scotia Power in Annapolis County over the past month as well.

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.