Theft of Tommy-Gun

Police request public’s assistance locating a collector Tommy-Gun

Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a collector Thompson machine gun and magazine stolen from a Legion in Dartmouth last week.

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on October 21, police responded to a report that a collector Thompson machine gun and magazine had been stolen from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 31 located at 54 King Street sometime between October 18 at 7 p.m. and October 21 at 7 p.m. The gun was displayed in glass case and was screwed to a brick wall in the front lobby of the Legion. The approximately 90-year-old gun and magazine have been rendered inoperable and were only for display purposes.

Anyone with information about this stolen Tommy-gun 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 or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637