Robbery, Halifax

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Halifax.

At 9:40 a.m. on September 26th,  2020, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Petro Canada Service Station located at 7015 Bayers Road, Halifax. A lone male suspect entered the Service Station and confronted the lone male employee who was working behind the counter. The suspect placed a black re-useable cloth bag on the counter and demanded cigarettes and money. The suspect indicated he had a weapon inside his hoodie pocket but no weapon was produced. The suspect went behind the counter and removed an undisclosed amount of money from the till and cigarettes from the cigarette drawer. The suspect placed the money and cigarettes in the cloth bag and fled the Service Station running East on Bayers Road.

The male employee was not injured.

The suspect is described as a white male, between 20-30 years old, slim build, 5’7” in height and 145lbs in weight. He had a tattoo on the right of his neck and a tattoo on the top of his right hand from his thumb to his index finger (no description on the tattoos). He was wearing a maroon hoodie with white “Canada” lettering, a black ball cap, blue face mask, black pants and black shoes. The suspect was carrying a black re-usable cloth bag with a white symbol. He placed the  stolen money and stolen cigarettes inside the bag.

Multiple police units attended the scene and actively looked for the suspect. An Investigator from the Forensic Identification Unit attended and processed the scene.

The investigation will be assigned to Investigators from the General Investigative Section.

Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspects 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.

 

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Break & Enter, Dartmouth

Police Investigate Break and Enter

 

Halifax Regional Police were called to Chanoey’s Pasta at 41 Portland Street, Dartmouth at approximately 6:40 A.M. on September 24th after a passerby noticed damage to the door and inside the business. Police arrived and discovered that the business had been broken into and damage done inside. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with 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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Police investigate arson

September 24, 2020, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia… The RCMP/HRP integrated General Investigation Section is investigating an arson that occurred on September 22 in Lower Sackville.

At approximately 9:50 p.m. Halifax District RCMP were called to a structure fire on Metropolitan Ave. in Lower Sackville. Upon arrival, the structure was fully engulfed and Halifax Regional Emergency and Fire were on scene. The fire was determined to be suspicious in nature and no one was injured in the fire.

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.

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RCMP warns of counterfeit currency

September 23, 2020, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia…Halifax District RCMP would like to advise the public of two investigations where counterfeit currency was used in Lower Sackville.

On September 22, a man entered two businesses on Sackville Dr. and made a purchase at each business using a 100 US dollar bills. The bills were later determined to be counterfeit.

The currency is described as a 100 US dollar bill with serial number LB45440078L. The paper texture is described as smooth and the colour to be blueish/purple.

The suspect is described as white, in his 20s to 30s, approximately 5-foot-9. He was wearing a camouflaged coat, a white mask and dark pants.

Anyone in the area who handles currency in the course of their business or work is alerted to be on the lookout for suspicious currency and should they come into contact with it, report it to police. If you unknowingly accept counterfeit currency as legal tender, you cannot be reimbursed.

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.

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Police request public assistance identifying suspect in church break and ent

Halifax Regional Police is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in relation to a break and enter into a church that occurred last week in Dartmouth.

On September 18, police received a report that a church located at 60 Hastings Drive in Dartmouth had been broken into sometime between the night of September 17 and the early morning hours of September 18. The suspect(s) damaged property and took electronics and a quantity of cash.

Police are releasing a video clip and a picture of two people who were in the area at the time of incident. Investigators are asking anyone who can identify the people or may have seen them in the area at the time to contact police.

In addition to the break-in on Hastings Drive, investigators in the General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division are continuing to investigate five break and enters into churches in Dartmouth:

  • Occurred overnight September 17 – 18: 255 Portland Street
  • Occurred overnight September 17 – 18:  1 Regency Drive
  • Occurred sometime between September 15 and 19: 27 Farrell Street
  • Occurred during the overnight hours on September 19-20: 51 Athorpe Drive in Dartmouth
  • Reported on September 20: 181 Portland Street

Investigators are continuing to determine if any property was stolen during these break-ins and are considering the possibility that all six incidents are related.

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 information on the incidents or the people in the video, or who may have video from any of the areas where the break-ins occurred, 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.

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Do you know who robbed a store in Lunenburg?

September 23, 2020, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia . . . At 1:11 a.m. today, a man entered a convenience store on Victoria Rd. in Lunenburg, and demanded cigarettes from the clerk. He was wearing a garbage bag over his clothing, which was all dark coloured. He was wearing a ball cap and a hood over his head, and was wearing a mask. He was wearing round shaped wire-rimmed eyeglasses. He appeared to be white, and was carrying a knife in his hand. He used a garbage bag to take several cartons of cigarettes from the clerk and fled the store on foot.

Lunenburg District RCMP is requesting assistance from the public for information about this robbery. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Lunenburg District RCMP at 902-275-3583. 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 # 20201397054

Can you help the RCMP solve a vandalism complaint in St. Peters?

Can you help the RCMP solve a vandalism complaint?

September 22, 2020, St. Peter’s, Nova Scotia . . . On August 23, Richmond District RCMP responded to a report of vandalism to a local business on Grenville St. in St. Peter’s. When police arrived, they found window in the front door window had been smashed by a large rock.

Video surveillance obtained confirmed that on the night of August 22 at 10:35 p.m., someone approached the business on foot and threw a rock through the front door. The male then left the area on foot, heading towards the East Richmond School.

Richmond District RCMP is asking for assistance to locate the suspect, who is described as 5-foot-10 to 6-feet tall, with an average build and wearing black pants and a black hoodie. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 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 # 20201215021 refers.

Halifax Homicide suspects arrested

 

Police arrest two men in the homicide of Terrance Thomas Dixon

Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have arrested two men in relation to the homicide of Terrance Thomas Dixon.

At approximately 8 a.m. today investigators arrested a 42-year-old Dartmouth man in the 100 block of Main Street in Dartmouth and a 42-year-old Halifax man in the 100 block of Lacewood Drive in Halifax.

Investigators anticipate laying charges against the two men in relation to the homicide of Terrance Thomas Dixon, 47, of Halifax, that occurred earlier this summer.

On June 29, 2020 at approximately 10:20 p.m. Halifax Regional Police received a report of a stabbing that had just occurred at the Esso gas station at 6020 Young Street in Halifax. A man approached Terrance, who was in his parked vehicle, and stabbed him. The suspects fled in a vehicle which was later found abandoned in close proximity to the incident.

Terrance sustained serious injuries and was transported by EHS to the QEII Health Sciences Centre for further treatment. He succumbed to his injuries on July 4. The Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy and ruled Terrance’s death a homicide.

The investigation into Terrance’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.

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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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