Vacant properties targeted by thieves

Crime Of The Week

April 9, 2018, Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia … Halifax District RCMP is investigating recent break and enters in to vacant properties.

On April 6, RCMP received a complaint of an attempted break and enter in to a cottage on the Moose River Rd. in Long Lake. Although suspect(s) did not gain access, damage was caused to a gate and a window at the property. The incident occurred between the evening of April 4 and early morning of April 6.

RCMP in Sheet Harbour received a complaint on April 6 of a home on the Church Point Rd. in Sheet Harbour, having been targeted by thieves. Sometime between April 2 and 11 a.m. on April 6, suspect(s) entered the unoccupied home. Although nothing appeared to have been taken, the entire home was ransacked.

On April 6, Sheet Harbour RCMP responded to a theft of a red 2004 Honda ATV from a vacant home on Highway 7 in Watt Section. It appears the theft occurred sometime between March 1 and April 6.

RCMP responded to a complaint on April 6 of a break and enter in to a garage on Tenshire Crt. In Middle Sackville. Sometime between midnite and 9 a.m., suspect(s) entered the garage and stole power tools and goalie hockey equipment. The power tools consisted of a Dewalt Impact gun, Dewalt Circular saw and an air compressor.

RCMP received a complaint on April 7 of a break and enter in to a cottage on Nadine Dr. in Porters Lake. It is unknown what was taken during the break.

On April 8, RCMP responded to a complaint of a break and enter in to a garage at a residence on the Lindsay Lake Rd. in Lindsay Lake. The theft is thought to have occurred earlier in the day and suspect(s) stole a tool chest containing tools.

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.