Break & Enter, New Minas

August 4, 2020, New Minas, Nova Scotia… Kings District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a break and enter to a music store in New Minas, which resulted in the theft of several guitars.

On the morning of July 31 at 3:50 a.m., New Minas RCMP responded to a break and enter at a business on Commercial St. in New Minas. When police arrived, they found that the front doors made of glass had been smashed. It appeared that this allowed the suspects to enter the store.

Further investigation revealed that at least six guitars, and an amplifier were stolen from the store. The stolen items included the following:

  • Hughes & Kettner Amplifier – Black
  • Gibson Studio Acoustic Guitar – Sunburst
  • Martin Acoustic Guitar – Natural
  • Taylor Acoustic Guitar – Natural
  • Taylor Acoustic Guitar – Natural
  • Gibson Les Paul Standard- Electric Guitar- Cherry Sunburst
  • Gibson Les Paul Standard- Electric guitar – Iced Tea


Suspects are seen on video surveillance breaking the glass door, entering the store and removing merchandise and exiting through the same smashed door. One suspect is heavy build, wearing a light and dark ball cap with a oval logo, a dark mask, dark jacket, shorts, and shoes. The second suspect is smaller, wearing a dark jacket, dark jeans and sneakers.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Kings District RCMP in New Minas at 902-679-5555. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please 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 # 20201068990