Theft of Construction Equipment

For the second time in a week, thieves targeted a construction site in Upper Sackville and stole construction equipment.

Sometime between 5 p.m. on November 24 and 3 p.m. on November 26, thieves stole construction equipment, valued in excess of $100,000. The following items were taken:

  • 11 foot Tenco plough. Orange in color.
  • Jama blade which attaches to the Tenco plough.
  • Rock Hammer which is attachable to an excavator. Green in color.
  • Hiliti IT 25 Lazer in a red box, used for excavations.
  • Red fuel pump.
  • Welder in a black case.
  • Trail camera.

Halifax District RCMP is asking construction companies to take steps to secure your equipment when work-site is not active. RCMP have increased patrols in areas targeted by thieves and those with construction sites.

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50-$2000