RCMP investigating after boats cut from their moorings in Weymouth

August 6, 2021, Weymouth, Nova Scotia…Digby RCMP is investigating after receiving a report of boats being cut from their moorings at a wharf in Weymouth.

On August 5 at 7:57 a.m.,Digby RCMP received a complaint of eight boats being cut from their moorings at a wharf in Weymouth sometime overnight. Police arrived at 8:09 a.m. and learned that ten boats had in fact been cut from their moorings and that all boats had been retrieved by their owners. None of the boats were damaged, however, a lobster crate containing approximately $800.00 worth of lobster was stolen from one of the boats.

The investigation is ongoing and is being supported by RCMP Special Tactical Operations and Street Crime Enforcement investigators. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the Digby RCMP at 902-245-2579. 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 www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

The RCMP in Nova Scotia have and will continue to take steps to ensure that those who unlawfully interfere with or threaten the safety of any person or property may be held accountable in accordance with the laws of Canada. The RCMP takes all matters seriously and fully investigates any complaints we receive. 

File #: 2021-1149415