Robbery, Halifax

December 1, 2018 (7:15 pm)

At approx. 6:31pm Halifax Regional Police responded to a Robbery at Personal Tailoring, 6251 Quinpool Road, Halifax. A male entered the business, he had a knife and demanded cash from the employee that was working.  Male suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money, there were no injuries. Suspect described as male, approx. 5’7”, handkerchief covering his face, wearing a hat, jeans, dark grey sweater.

Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspect 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 using the P3 Tips App.

Break & Enter Middle Sackville

November 30, 2018, Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia … At 11:16 a.m. on Thursday, Halifax District RCMP received a 911 call from a resident reporting a male was on the back patio of their home on Lylewood Dr. in Middle Sackville. When the home owner knocked on the window the male suspect jumped from the deck, which is located 12 feet off the ground.

RCMP, with assistance from Halifax Regional Police K-9 Unit, attended and conducted a search of the area. The suspect was not located. It was determined that the male suspect had broken in to an adjacent garage on the property and nothing was taken.

He is described as being a white male in his late teens, 5-foot-6, wearing jeans, blue jacket and carrying a red backpack.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about 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.

Animal Cruelty

RCMP seek public assistance

November 30, 2018, East Ship Harbour, Nova Scotia … Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a resident who lives on Highway 7 in East Ship Harbour found cut up sausage laced with broken glass scattered around their backyard where their dogs frequent. The incident took place between November 27 and 28.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Sheet Harbour RCMP Detachment at 902-885-2510, or 1-800-803-RCMP (7267). 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.

Two men wearing camouflage commit a home invasion on Oak Street in Pictou

Two males dressed in camouflage, ski masks, gloves came into a house on Oak Street in Pictou, N.S.  and  stole his wallet from his wheelchair containing $500 cash and a tin of medical marihuana. 

Pictou County  RCMP is asking for public assistance to help solve this incident. Anyone with information on this matter is asked to contact Pictou County  RCMP at 902-755-4141. 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.

RCMP fraud alert: E-Transfer Scam

RCMP fraud alert: E-Transfer Scam

November 27, 2018, Enfield, Nova Scotia . . . East Hants District RCMP would like to alert the public about a recent e-transfer scam.

On November 26, a home seller was contacted by email from what appeared to be their home realtor requesting an e-transfer to be held in trust pending a home inspection.

Only after the e-transfer was accepted, the home owner contacted their real-estate agent and learned that they had not requested a deposit. The investigation determined that the real-estate agent’s email had been hacked.

The investigation is continuing.

The RCMP suggests as a preventive measure, verify with your real-estate agent before transferring any funds. For more information, please contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) by phone at 1-888-495-8501 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time) or online at www.antifraudcentre.ca. If you or a family member has fallen victim to this fraud, please report to your local police service, as well as the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC).

File# 20181759661

Homicide on Clovis Ave in Halifax

Police Treating Suspicious Death as Homicide

At approximately 8:54 pm. Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons call in the 0-100 of Clovis Avenue in Halifax.

At approximately 8:54 p.m. on November 23, Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons call in the 0-100 block of Clovis Street in Halifax.  A 25 year old male, Ryan Michael Nehiley, was pronounced deceased after being transported to the hospital.

Investigators believe the victim was shot inside his residence and that more than one person was involved in the offence.

Investigators in the HRP/RCMP Integrated Major Crime Unit are continuing to ask anyone who may have information in relation to this incident 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.

Police file number 2018-181510 refers.

 

Police Continue to Investigate 1998 Murders of Gail Stone and Richard Marriott

 

Today will mark the 20th anniversary of the murders of Gail Stone and Richard Marriott and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case.

On November 20, 1998 at 9:41 p.m., police responded to a report of a double shooting at 15 Parkmoor Avenue in Halifax, the residence of Gail Marie Stone and Richard Joseph Marriot. Upon arrival, officers located Gail inside the home suffering from gunshot wounds. She was transported to hospital and succumbed to her injuries four days later.

Richard was found deceased inside the home as a result of gunshot wounds. He was last seen at approximately 9:15 p.m. the same day driving a maroon-colored 1996 Dodge Caravan on Dutch Village Road. It is believed he arrived home at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Investigators are continuing to pursue ways to advance the investigation. They believe there are people who have information about this case and they want them to assure them that it’s never too late to come forward with what they know.  Anyone with information about Gail’s and Richard’s murders is asked to contact the Halifax Regional Police/RCMP Integrated Major Crime Unit at (902) 490-5333. 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 – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

This case is part of the Nova Scotia Department of Justice Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.

 

Suspicious fire at Potlotek Mission

Suspicious fire at Potlotek Mission

November 20, 2018, Potlotek, Nova Scotia . . . On November 19 at 5:25 p.m., Richmond District RCMP responded to a call of a suspicious fire that appeared to have been set on the wharf at the Potlotek Mission. Police attended the area, which is a remote part of the community and has no residences nearby, and no street lights. Firefighters were already at the scene, extinguishing the fire. Police officers noted garbage in the area, some of which appeared to have been placed on top of the aluminum wharf and burnt. The aluminum wharf had a plastic top surface which was heavily damaged in one section due to the fire.

Richmond District RCMP is asking for public assistance to help solve this incident. Anyone with information on this matter is asked to contact Richmond District RCMP at 902-535-2002. 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 # 20181725135

Police request public’s assistance with the Tyler Keizer homicide investigation

Police request public’s assistance with the Tyler Keizer homicide investigation

Today will mark the second anniversary of the murder of Tyler Ronald Joseph Keizer, and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the occupants of a vehicle seen in the area at the time of the homicide.

On November 21 at 10:47 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gunshots in the area of Falkland and Gottingen Streets in Halifax. When members arrived, they located Tyler, who had been shot, in a vehicle. He was transported to the QEII Health Sciences Centre with life-threatening injuries and later succumbed to his injuries. An autopsy was conducted and the Medical Examiner ruled Tyler’s death a homicide.

 

Investigators are releasing a photo of a white Kia Optima seen in the area at the time of Tyler’s homicide and are requesting anyone with information about the vehicle or its occupants to contact police.

Investigators believe there are people who have information that could help solve Tyler’s murder, and hope that the passage of time may encourage someone to do the right thing and come forward with what they know.

Anyone with information about Tyler’s murder 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 using the P3 Tips App

This case is also part of the Nova Scotia Department of Justice Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

 

Suspicious fire at Potlotek Mission

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On November 19 at 5:25 p.m., Richmond District RCMP responded to a call of a suspicious fire that appeared to have been set on the wharf at the Potlotek Mission. Police attended the area, which is a remote part of the community and has no residences nearby, and no street lights. Firefighters were already at the scene, extinguishing the fire. Police officers noted garbage in the area, some of which appeared to have been placed on top of the aluminum wharf and burnt. The aluminum wharf had a plastic top surface which was heavily damaged in one section due to the fire.

Richmond District RCMP is asking for public assistance to help solve this incident. Anyone with information on this matter is asked to contact Richmond District RCMP at 902-535-2002. 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.