Suspicious Fire Pictou County NS

Crime Stoppers and Pictou County RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in solving a suspicious cottage fire in Pictou County NS.

On September 22, 2015, at approximately 8:00am, Pictou County District RCMP responded to a fire at a cottage on Dryden Lake Road, Glengarry Station. When officers arrived on scene, they found members of the Eureka Fire Department and Westville Fire Department on scene and had already extinguished the cottage which had been completely destroyed.

If you have any information on this or any other crime please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 -$2000.

Multiple Break & Enters Halifax County

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a number of break enter and thefts which happened between 2015-10-09 and 2015-10.13  in various cottages along Highway 224 in the area of Marinette, Beaver Dam and Pleasant Valley in Nova Scotia.

The suspect(s) gained access by trying to pry and/or kick the door in.

A number of items were stolen which included  various tools such as a Black and Decker reciprocating saw, crow bars, screw drivers, hammers, wrenches, table saw, radial arm saw, radial saw, skill saw, grinder and hand saws. – Craftsman 16inch 36cc chain saw, television, Red Honda TRX350, along with a number of other items.

If you have any information on this or any other crime please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 -$2000.

Mischief Joggins NS

Crime Stoppers and Amherst RCMP are asking for the public’s help in solving a mischief case in Joggins Nova Scotia

On September 25th 2015 Amherst RCMP respond to complaint at the Joggins Catholic Cemetery on the Shulie Road.  Investigators found human feces smeared on religious markers at the site. This marks the third time in past two months that human feces was found on artifacts on site. In other incidents, human feces was found on religious statues and grave markers.

If you have any information on this or any other crime please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 -$2000.

Theft of Furnace Oil

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving several cases of theft of furnace oil in Guysborough County NS

Guys borough District RCMP are investigating several reports of theft of furnace oil that took place in the community of Port Felix, near Canso. On November 1st, several property owners on Port Felix Loop discovered their residential oil tanks had been emptied. It is suspected that this had taken place sometime between noon on October 31st and noon on November 1st. In addition, an attempted theft of oil from a third residence was unsuccessful. It is suspected that between 1500 – 1800 litres of furnace oil is missing.

The suspect(s) had unattached the exterior fuel line from the tanks to facilitate the thefts, however the results were large quantities of furnace oil spilled onto the ground and made its way into nearby properties. This has resulted in a significant contamination to the victims’ properties and some adjacent land. The acts by those responsible not only put themselves at risk but have caused considerable damage to the victim’s property.

If you have any information on this or any other crime please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 -$2000.

Theft Dutch Settlement NS

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a theft which took place in Dutch Settlement NS.

Sometime between 2200  on October 27 and 0630 on October 28 a 2014 Polaris Side by Side was taken from a residence in Dutch Settlement.

This is a photo of the machine that was stolen.

If you have any information on this or any other crime please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 -$2000.

stolen ATV

 

Theft Cumberland County

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a theft which happened in Springhill NS

Sometime in the early morning hours of October 18th, 2015 a 2009 grey Yamaha YXR-700 side by side ATV was stolen from a residence on Wolsey Street in Springhill.  It appears that the culprits moved the ATV toward North Street, without keys.

If you have any information on this or any other crime please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 -$2000.

 

 

Homicide

The HRP/RCMP Integrated Major Crime Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in solving the homicide of Kevin Farren.

At 2:26 a.m. on March the 9th 2012 , Halifax Regional Police responded to an address on Havenbrook Hill in Portland Hills subdivision in relation to the death of a man. An autopsy was conducted on March 10 and the cause of death was ruled a homicide. The victim was later identified as 61-year-old Kevin Farren of Waverley.

Investigators in the HRP/RCMP Integrated Major Crime Unit are continuing their investigation into the homicide of Mr. Farren. Anyone with information on 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 texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

Theft Cole Harbour NS

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a case of theft of comic books from the Portland Hills area of Nova Scotia.

Sometime between the dates of the September 27th/28th, 2015 comic’s were taken from an address on  Summer Field Way.  The comics were contained in three separate boxes sealed with packing tape. These three boxes were then stored within an Olive Green suitcase. Value is in the $10,000. area.

If you have any information on this or any other crime please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 -$2000.

Homicide

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving the murder of  Tanya Jean Brooks  ( aka Tanya Lynch ).Tanya was a 36-year-old aboriginal woman who was associated to the Millbrook First Nation and the mother of five children.

On May 11, 2009 at about 2:15 p.m., Tanya Jean Brooks’ body was found in a basement window well of St. Pat’s Alexandra Elementary School in Halifax. It was later determined that she was the victim of a homicide. Tanya was known to frequent the Gottingen Street area, and investigators were able to trace her movements until 8:20 p.m. on May 10, 2009 when she left Halifax Regional Police Headquarters at 1975 Gottingen Street. Investigators believe that Tanya knew her assailant(s) and that there are witnesses out there who have not yet come forward. They urge anyone who witnessed anything suspicious around the school or has information about Tanya’s murder who has yet to speak with investigators to break their silence.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact police at (902) 490-5016. Anonymous tipsters can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.TANYA BROOKS Photo

This case is also part of the Nova Scotia Department of Justice Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program which offers cash rewards of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of person(s) responsible for specific major unsolved crimes. Anyone with information relating to this or other major unsolved crimes can call toll free 1-888-710-9090. Callers must provide their name and contact information, and may be called to testify in court. All calls will be recorded. The amount of the award will be based on the investigative value of the information provided.

Break & Enter Springhill NS

Crime Stoppers and Springhill RCMP are asking for the public’s help in solving a break and enter which occurred in Springhill NS

Sometime between August 28th and August 29th 2015 unknown persons entered a Springhill home on Mechanic Street and spread relish and bbq sauce all over the place.  This break and enter and mischief caused considerable damage  around the home.

If you have any information on this or any other crime please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 -$2000.