Meteghan RCMP seeking information from the public in attempted arson investigation

March 8, 2024, Meteghan, Nova Scotia… Meteghan RCMP is investigating an attempted arson after a Molotov cocktail was thrown at a residence in Meteghan.

This morning, at approximately 4:50 a.m., Meteghan RCMP responded to a report of shots fired and a suspected fire at a home on Hwy. 1.

Upon arrival at the residence, RCMP officers quickly confirmed that no shots were fired, but that a window had been smashed and a Molotov cocktail had been thrown at the home, quickly extinguishing itself.

No one was injured in the incident.

The investigation is ongoing, with assistance of the RCMP Forensic Identification Services. At this time, investigators do not believe the incident was random.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Meteghan RCMP at 902-645-2326. 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 #: 2024-305829