Gas-and-Dash suspect covers licence plate


October 4, 2018, Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia . . . On October 3 at 12:45 p.m. a¬†man put gas in his vehicle at a service station on Hammonds Plains Rd. in Upper Tantallon and didn’t pay for it. Surveillance photos captured images of the driver and his vehicle. In the photos, the licence plate of the vehicle is covered.

The same person appears to have put gas in his vehicle without paying at another service station on St. Margaret’s Bay Rd in Timberlea on October 2 at 11:55 a.m. The licence plate was covered with what appears to be paper, secured with tape.

The driver is described as a white male in his twenties, wearing a blue baseball cap, a black Winter jacket with fur on the hood and khaki coloured pants. The vehicle is a Ford Focus.

Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at, or use the P3 Tips App.


File #s 18-153302, 18-152822