RCMP investigates vehicle thefts and thefts from vehicles

April 2, 2022, Colchester County, Nova Scotia… Police is investigating numerous vehicle thefts and thefts from vehicles in the Colchester and East Hants area.

Between April 1 and April 2, 2022 police responded to four separate vehicle thefts in the Colchester area.  It’s believed that the thefts of vehicles took place during the night or early morning hours.  Two of the four vehicles have since been recovered by police. 

Police are asking the public’s assistance in locating the remaining two stolen vehicles:

  • Blue 2016 Ford F-150, Nova Scotia licence plate GYD 239;
  • Black 2006 Dodge Ram 1500, Nova Scotia licence plate CDA 051.    

During this same time period, East Hants District RCMP responded to two incidents of thefts from vehicles. Police learned that the suspects gained entry to the parked vehicles resulting in the theft of power tools such as a DeWalt brad nailer with the owner’s name on it, Milwaukee M18 cordless drill and a Milwaukee M18 reciprocating saw.   

To prevent thefts, police are reminding the public to lock their vehicles and to remove any valuables. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bible Hill RCMP at 902-893-6820 or East Hants District RCMP at 902-883-7077.  Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS, submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App. 

File #’s: 2022-410124, 2022-410452 and 2022-410792