Arson

Crime Of The Week

On December 25th 2017 at 04:45AM Meteghan RCMP and Saint Bernard fire Department received a 911 call of a fire at a lobster pound on Little Paradise Road in Saint Bernard. Investigation revealed the cause of the fire to be suspicious and the Meteghan RCMP continue to investigate.

Further evidence suggests that this fire is related to a second suspected case of arson which happened on October 9th in Comeauville Digby County. On that date the fishing vessel Buck and Doe became engulfed in the flames and floated out to sea where it sank.

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 www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. 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