Man wanted by police on province-wide arrest warrant

July 31, 2019, Colchester County, Nova Scotia . . . Colchester District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with several offences recently in Colchester County.

Shane Eldon Chapman, 34, of North River, is charged with:

  • Impaired Operation of a Conveyance
  • Operating a Conveyance with a Blood Alcohol Concentration Over 80 mg%

Chapman is described as a white male, 5-foot-7 and 185 pounds, and has blonde hair and blue eyes. The charges are in relation to two-vehicle collision that resulted in Chapman being arrested and charged for impaired operation of a conveyance. Chapman failed to attend his scheduled court appearance and a bench warrant was issued by Truro Provincial Court. Police have not been able to locate him, and are requesting assistance from the public.

Members of the public are asked to not approach Chapman if he is located, and call police. Colchester District RCMP are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Shane Chapman to contact them in Bible Hill at 902-893-6820. 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.