RCMP investigating theft of truck and firearm in Walton

June 15, 2023, Walton, Nova Scotia…East Hants District RCMP is investigating the theft of a truck and a firearm from a property on Hwy. 215 in Walton.

On June 13, 2022, at approximately 3:20 a.m., East Hants District RCMP responded to a report of a theft of a black Ford F150 from a property on Hwy. 215 in Walton. RCMP officers learned that truck had been unlocked and the key was inside of it. A few hours later, the truck was located on the Tenecape Wharf Rd. in Tenecape. The truck was seized and towed to the Enfield Detachment so that a forensic examination of the vehicle could be completed by RCMP Forensic Identification Services.

During the investigation, RCMP officers learned that a shotgun had been stored under the backseat of the truck at the time it was stolen, and the shotgun was now missing. The shotgun is described as a Charles Daly 12-gauge pump action shotgun.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the 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 (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

File #: 2023-830607

Note: Attached is a stock photo of a Charles Daly 12-gauge pump action shotgun.