Police Respond to Weapons Complaint

At 9:59PM,  members of Halifax Regional Police were dispatched to several reports of a large disturbance involving weapons at the Mumford Road bus terminal, situated at 7000 Mumford Road, Halifax.  

Police located a victim of an assault with minor injuries. The investigation is on-going and there is currently no risk to the public. 

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

Police investigate robbery

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

On September 27 at approximately 9:15 p.m. officers responded to a robbery at the Walmart at 220 Chain Lake Drive.  A man entered the store, stole merchandise and assaulted an employee when they approached him. He then fled area on foot with a woman who had been with him during the incident. The employee did not require treatment for their injuries.

The suspect is described as white, in his thirties, approximately 6’1” tall, 180 lbs. with brown hair. He was wearing a grey and black sweatshirt with Calvin Klein written on the front, black sweatpants with Calvin Klein written on the left leg, a burgundy baseball cap, a blue face mask and tan boots.

The investigation is ongoing, and police are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to call 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 investigate robbery

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

On September 16 at approximately 1:25 p.m. officers responded to a robbery at the Canadian
Tire store at 194 Chain Lake Drive. A woman entered the store, stole merchandise, and sprayed an employee with a sensory irritant when they approached her. She then fled in a vehicle that was waiting in the parking lot. e then The employee did not require treatment for their injuries.

The woman is described as Black with long dark hair and wearing a grey sweatshirt, grey sweatpants, black sneakers and a black bandana on her head. The suspect vehicle is described as a white Range Rover.

The investigation is ongoing, and police are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to call 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.

Meteghan RCMP investigating break-in at a church

September 27, 2022, Church Point, Nova Scotia…Meteghan RCMP are investigating a break-in that occurred at a church on Hwy. 1 in Church Point.

On September 18, 2022, Meteghan RCMP responded to a report of a break-in that had occurred at a church on Hwy. 1 in Church Point. RCMP officers learned that church had been broken to sometime overnight between September 17 and September 18. During the break-in a number of doors were damaged and a donation box was smashed. Numerous items were stolen including coins and cups and chalices made of precious metals.

The investigation is ongoing and being assisted by RCMP Forensic Identification Services.

Anyone with information on 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 www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

File: 2022-1351051

Police continue to seek public assistance locating missing man

Today marks the second anniversary of the disappearance of Ryan James Jessop and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case.

Ryan has not been in contact with family members since September 2020. This is out of character for him, and his family and police are concerned for his wellbeing.

Investigators have determined that Ryan was last seen in the area of Dartmouth Crossing on the evening of September 27, 2020.

Ryan is described as white, 5’ 10”, 175 lbs. with dark brown hair and green eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue track suit and a black puffy Guess vest.

Police are asking anyone with information in relation to his disappearance to contact police at 902-490-5016.

Ryan’s case is 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 specified major unsolved crimes. Callers must contact the Rewards Program at 1-888-710-9090, 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.

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Police are asking for public assistance in the Patrick Wayne Stay homicide investigation

Investigators with the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public assistance in obtaining photos or videos from the night of Patrick Wayne Stay’s murder.

On September 4 at approximately 12:35 a.m. officers located a man in the 1600 block of Lower Water Street who had been stabbed. The victim, 36-year-old Patrick Wayne Stay, was transported to hospital where he later died. The Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service ruled the manner of death to be a homicide.

Adam Joseph Drake, 31, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in relation to Patrick’s homicide.

Investigators thank the public for their concern and assistance in this case and are asking anyone who has photos or videos from inside the Yacht Club Social the night of September 3 into the morning of September 4to contact police at 902-490-5020.

Our thoughts remain with Patrick’s family and friends on the loss of their loved one. 

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Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating another suspicious fire

September 23, 2022, Leamington, Nova Scotia…Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating another suspicious fire that occurred in the Leamington area of Cumberland County.

On September 22, 2022, at approximately 6:15 p.m., Cumberland County District RCMP and the Springhill Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at an abandoned house on Rodney Rd. in Leamington. The fire department was able to successfully extinguish the fire, however the house suffered significant damage. The fire is believed to be suspicious and RCMP officers have secured the scene as they await assistance from the Nova Scotia Fire Marshal’s Office.

This is the eighth suspicious fire to have occurred in the Collingwood/River Phillip/Springhill area. The investigations related to each fire remain ongoing.

After the last plea for information from the public, RCMP officers continued to make progress in their investigations and investigators are again asking the public to report any information that may help with advancing the investigation.

Anyone with information on these incidents are asked to contact the Cumberland County District RCMP at 902-597-3779. 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 #: 2022-1096295, 2022-1135725, 2022-1175837, 2022-1211614, 2022-1216593, 2022-1216758, 2022-1299284, 2022-1373101

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Kings District RCMP investigating attempted armed robbery

September 25, 2022, Aylesford, Nova Scotia…Kings District RCMP is investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred at a convenience store on Hwy. 1 in Aylesford.

On September 24, 2022, at approximately 6:20 p.m., Kings District RCMP responded to a report of an attempted armed robbery that had just occurred at a convenience store on Hwy. 1 in Aylesford. RCMP officers learned that a man had walked into the store and displays, what is believed to be a handgun, to an employee. The man demanded money before the fleeing the store on foot. No money was obtained by the man during the attempted robbery and the employee was not injured.

RCMP officers secured the area and an RCMP Police Dog Service team attended the area to search for the man. The RCMP Police Dog Service team were supported by members of the Nova Scotia RCMP Emergency Response team during the search. The man was not located.

The man was wearing black clothing and a mask during the robbery. Witnesses outside the convenience store described him as a white man, with short black hair.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Kings District RCMP at 902-765-3317. 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 #: 2022-1384634

September 24, 2022 (04:50 a.m.)

Weapons call

Members of the Patrol Division and the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an injured person incident that occurred during the early morning hours in Dartmouth.

At approximately 1:09 a.m., police responded to a report of a male with a gunshot wound in the 40 block of Hastings Drive. Officers located a 23-year-old man with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. The man was transported to hospital.

Police remain on scene in the area. Officers do not believe that this is a random incident. This matter is in the early stages of the investigation and limited details are available at this time.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident 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.