Police investigate shooting

Police are on scene of a shooting that occurred earlier tonight in Dartmouth

At 9:17 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to Churchill Court for a report that a man had been shot. Police located a 22-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound; he was transported to hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. It is believed that the man was shot elsewhere and then driven to Churchill Court before police was called.

The investigation is in its early stages and Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.

Case #20-111454

Break and Enters into Dartmouth Churches 

Halifax Regional Police is investigating break and enter incidents that took place overnight on September 17 into Sep 18 morning at three churches in Dartmouth.  During these incidents, which took place at churches on Regency Drive, Portland Street and Hastings Drive, electronics and quantities of cash were among the items stolen.  

 The Integrated General Investigative Section of the Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the incidents. Halifax Regional Police are asking anyone who notices any suspicious activity around residences, businesses or places of worship to report it by calling 902-490-5020. 

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.


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Halifax District RCMP respond to armed robbery

On September 19, at approximately 6:30 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at a convenience store on Main Road in Eastern Passage.

Upon attending the location, Police confirmed that a lone male suspect wearing a dark winter jacket, a black mask, a wine coloured baseball hat and carrying a black bag entered the store armed with a firearm and demanded cash and cigarettes from the employee. The suspect was described as being a white male, approximately five-foot-eight inches tall, of medium build and in his mid twenties. The suspect fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes. Nobody was injured as a result of this incident.

The investigation by the Halifax District RCMP and the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is continuing. Anyone who has information or may have witnessed this incident is asked to call Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. 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 # 20-110308

Police charge second man in the homicide of Anthony Charles Johnson

Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a second man in relation to the homicide of Anthony Charles Johnson.

At 11:30 p.m. on January 26, 2020, Halifax Regional Police responded to the area of Connaught and Chisholm avenues in Halifax to a report of a man who had been shot. Officers located Anthony Charles Johnson, 31, of Halifax, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he remained until he passed away on February 6. Anthony’s death was deemed a homicide by the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service.

On September 17 officers arrested Justin Gregory Miller, 39, of Dartmouth, in the area Mic Mac Boulevard in Dartmouth without incident.  Yesterday, investigators charged Miller with first-degree murder in relation to Anthony’s homicide. He is scheduled to appear in court at a later date to face the charge.

On April 22, investigators travelled to Toronto, Ontario, and with the assistance of members of Toronto Police Service, arrested Shondell James Ogden, 30, at the Toronto South Detention Center. Ogden was transported back to Halifax and appeared in court on April 23 to face a charge of first-degree murder in Anthony’s death.

We hope the charge that was laid brings some measure of comfort to Anthony’s family and loved ones. They continue to remain in our thoughts.

The investigation into Anthony’s murder is ongoing. Investigators ask anyone who may have information about the case to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App.

Case #20-12433

Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Sardar Ajmeer Nawabi


Today marks the third anniversary of the murder of Sardar Ajmeer Nawabi and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case.

At 1:38 a.m. on September 17, 2017 police were called to 36 Montgomery Court in relation to a 20-year-old man who required immediate medical assistance. EHS transported the man to hospital where he later died.

The Medical Examiner ruled the death a homicide and identified the victim as 20-year-old Sardar Ajmeer Nawabi of Halifax.

Investigators believe there are people who have information that could help solve Sardar’s murder. We hope that the passage of time will encourage someone to do the right thing and come forward with what they know. It is never too late to come forward and the smallest piece of information may be just what is needed to progress the investigation into Sadar’s murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca  or texting a tip using the P3 Tips App.

Case #17- 140336

Police Investigate Robbery 

 

Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Robbery at the Petro Canada station at 7015 Bayers Road, Halifax.

At 10:18 p.m. on September 16th Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Robbery at the Petro Canada station at 7015 Bayers Road, Halifax.

A lone male suspect entered the store and approached the clerk demanding cash. The suspect stole a quantity of cigarettes and fled the store on foot. The clerk was not injured and no weapons were observed.

The suspect is described as a male in his 30’s, he was approximately 5’7 inches tall and had a stocky build. He was wearing a blue medical mask, gloves, a gray hooded sweatshirt, gray jogging pants and brown shoes with white soles. He was carrying a green re-useable shopping bag.

The investigation is in its early stages and Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation.

Updates on the investigation will be provided when available.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.

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Police investigate arson

September 16, 2020, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia… The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section is investigating an arson that occurred yesterday in Lower Sackville.

At 12:30 p.m. on September 15, Halifax District RCMP were called to a structure fire at an apartment building on Cobequid Rd. Two separate fires were located and put out by Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency. The fires are believed to be suspicious in nature. Approximately 50 to 60 residents were evacuated without incident. No one was injured during this incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. 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 # 20-108575

Ryan James Jessop wanted by police on province-wide warrant

September 16, 2020, Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia… Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with offences relating to an incident that occurred on September 9, in Cole Harbour.

Ryan James Jessop, 33, of Upper Sackville, is charged with:

  • Assault Causing Bodily Harm
  • Break and Enter
  • Mischief
  • Choke to Overcome
  • Breach of Probation x3
  • Breach of Court Order x2

 

Jessop is described as white, 5-foot-10 and 175 pounds. He has dark brown hair and green eyes.

Police have made several attempts to locate Jessop, however are requesting assistance from the public.

Members of the public are asked to not approach Jessop if he is located, and call police. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ryan James Jessop is to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. 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 # 20-105499

Police investigating residential break and enter

Police are investigating a break and enter into a Bedford residence that occurred over the weekend.

At approximately 5:30 a.m. on September 13 police received a report of a break and enter at a residence on Silver Terrace in Bedford that had occurred sometime between the evening of September 12 and early morning of September 13. The suspect(s) stole a safe containing a quantity of cash, documents and other valuables; jewelry including a number of high-end watches; several big screen televisions and electronic equipment.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident or video from the area to call police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.

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Police investigating break and enters into storage units

Police are investigating a number of break and enters into units at two self-storage locations in Halifax that occurred over the weekend.

At approximately 9:20 a.m. on September 13, police responded to a report of a break and enter not-in-progress at U-Haul Moving and Storage of Halifax located at 350 Horseshoe Lake Drive in Halifax. A suspect(s) broke into a number of storage units sometime during the overnight hours. Investigators are continuing to determine if any property was stolen from the units.

At approximately 9:40 a.m. the same day, police responded to a report a of a break and enter not-in-progress at Metro Self-Storage located at 10 Lovett Lake Court in Halifax. A suspect(s) broke into and stole items from a storage unit. A number of other units sustained damaged, but it appears they were not entered. Investigators believe the incident occurred between 5 p.m. on September 12 and 9 a.m. on September 13.

In both cases, investigators have been in contact with the people leasing the storage units.

Police are asking anyone with information about these incidents or video from the area to call police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.

 

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