Attempted thefts result in extensive damage to vehicles

Crime Of The Week

April 9, 2018, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia … Halifax District RCMP were kept busy on Saturday responding to complaints involving thieves targeting vehicles parked at homes.

At 7 a.m. on April 7, an owner of a motorcycle awoke to find their orange 1996 Honda CBR900 motorcycle stolen from their property. At the same time, they discovered their Subaru vehicle had its ignition damaged and the vehicle moved through the night. This incident occurred between 8 p.m. on April 6 and 7 a.m. on April 7 on Realty Ave. in Lower Sackville.

Sometime between 11:30 p.m. on April 6 and 11:30 a.m. on April 7, suspect(s) entered a yard on Hallmark Ave. in Lower Sackville where they damaged the ignition of a Pontiac Vibe that was parked in their driveway.

Another vehicle was targeted in a driveway on Old Sackville Rd. in Lower Sackville between 10:30 p.m. April 6 and 12:30 p.m. on April 7. Suspect(s) entered the vehicle and damaged the steering column and ignition of the Chevrolet Venture van during an attempt to steal the vehicle.

On April 7, RCMP received a complaint of a stolen dump trailer from a construction site in Beaver Bank. The trailer, a black 2008 Bri-Mar DT71, 6×12 dump trailer was bearing Nova Scotia plate# T288290. The theft occurred between 7 p.m. on April 6 and 10:30 a.m. on April 7.

If you have any information regarding these incidents you are asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit tips 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 award.