Antigonish RCMP investigating after break-in

September 4, 2021, Monastery, Nova Scotia…Antigonish RCMP are investigating after a break-in at a property on Old Trunk Rd. in Monastery.

On September 1, 2021, police responded to a complaint of a break-in at a property on Old Trunk Rd. Police learned that the locks on two sea containers had been cut and both containers were broken into.

Electrical wire and a safe weighing approximately 400lbs were stolen from inside. The safe had been bolted to the floor at the time of the break-in. The safe contained five firearms, a coin collection and cash. The theft is valued at over $5,000.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Antigonish RCMP at 902-863-6500. 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 #: 2021-1303992