Category Archives: Crime Of The Week

Break Enter & Theft, Sheet Harbour NS

Sometime between January 7th and February 11, 2018, three cottages were broken into in the Sheet Harbour area and the following were stolen.

32″ RCA flat screen tv
100 +year old long gun, two princess
Two Princess Auto bottle jacks in the original boxes
Two antique flint replica hand guns

Anyone who has any information about this incidents are asked to contact 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

Public assistance requested: can you identify this man

February 14, 2018, Lower Truro, NS . . . Colchester District RCMP is asking for help from the public to identify a person of interest following a theft from a pharmacy in Lower Truro which occurred on February 10, 2018. An unknown male who can been seen in security photos took $360 worth of merchandise.

Anyone who has information about this incident or can identify the suspect is asked to call Colchester District RCMP at 902-896-5000, or should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips 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 award.

Arson, Harrigan Cove Halifax Co, NS

On February 12, 2018, at Harrigan Cove, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia . . . Sheet Harbour RCMP members responded to a house fire on MacDonald Cove Rd. on February 2 just after 11 a.m. The home was abandoned and was completely destroyed as a result of the fire. No one was hurt. Investigators checked around the area and determined that a man and a vehicle seen in the area around the time of the fire may have been involved, and are asking for assistance from the public to locate him. Police located suspect footprints around the building and have reason to believe an accelerant was used to start the fire.

Sheet Harbour RCMP are attempting to locate a person of interest in this matter, who was seen in the area at the time of the fire. He is described as a young male, approximately 5-foot-10, thin, in his early to mid twenties, with a full, dark beard. He was wearing a grey and black hoodie and sneakers. The vehicle is described as a dark coloured Ford or Chevrolet pickup, possibly a late ‘1990’s model, and possibly with a cap.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902 490-5020, or Sheet Harbour RCMP at 902-885-2510. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips 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 award.

Police seek public assistance to identify robbery suspects

Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division request the public’s assistance to identify suspects in three robberies that occurred the same day in Dartmouth.

At 12:36 a.m. on February 4 officers responded to a report of a robbery at Boston Pizza located at 611 Portland Street. Two men entered the restaurant, one produced a knife and demanded cash from an employee. The employee yelled and two co-workers came to assist. One of the suspects had grabbed several bottles of liquor, and as he was fleeing the restaurant, he struck one of the employees in the face causing a small cut. Some of the bottles were dropped in the parking lot as both suspects fled on foot.

Responding officers and a K-9 team were about to conduct a search of the area when a second robbery was reported at 12:51 a.m. at the Needs Convenience Store located at 303 Prince Albert Road. The clerk reported that two suspects entered the store, one selected two beverages and approached the counter. He then pulled out a knife and demanded money and cigarettes. The clerk handed an undisclosed amount of cash to him and both suspects left the store on foot. A K-9 track was conducted with negative results.

At 6 p.m. on February 4 a man contacted police to report a robbery at Ronnie’s Pizza located at 121 Main Street that had occurred at 12:40 a.m. that day. Two men entered the restaurant and approached the counter. One of the men presented a knife and demanded money. Employees scared the suspects away and they fled empty-handed.

Investigators believe the same suspects are responsible for all three robberies. One suspect is described as a white male, late teens to early twenties, 5’7”-5’8”, heavier build with pimples on his face, brown buzz cut hair and a bit of scruff on his face. He was wearing a camouflage jacket, black hooded sweatshirt, black hat, jeans and white shoes. The second suspect is described as a white male, late teens to early twenties, approximately 6’, slim build with shoulder-length brown hair, brown eyes and a scruffy beard. He was wearing a blue coat, grey hooded sweatshirt, baseball cap, camouflage boots and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about these incidents 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 texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

Thieves target unoccupied cottages

February 7, 2018, Marienette, Nova Scotia … Halifax District RCMP is investigating two break and enters that took place at seasonal cottages on Highway 224 in Marienette. Sometime between February 5 and 6, thieves gained access to the cottages and sheds on the properties. At this time, it is unknown what was taken during the break-ins.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about these break and enters is asked to contact the Sheet Harbour Detachment at 902-885-2510. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips 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 award.

Break Enter & Theft

Crime Stoppers and Sheet Harbour RCMP are asking for the public’s help in solving a break,enter and theft

Sometime between 2018-01-14 and 2018-02-16 a cottage was broken into on Hunterwood Drive at Third Lake NS. Taken were two long guns and a generator.

Anyone who has any information about this incident is asked to contact 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.

Break Enter & Property Damage

Crime Stoppers and Sheet Harbour RCMP are asking for the public’s help in solving a break and enter and property damage.

Sometime between the hours of 1:15 pm and 9:15 pm a residence was broken into on Highway 7 in East Ship Harbour. Entry was gained by forcing the back door, the person or persons then proceeded to smash out several windows.

Anyone who has any information about this incident is asked to contact 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.

Attempted Robbery Greenwood NS

On February 1, 2018 at 9:16 p.m. a 17-year-old male was using the ATM at the Scotiabank on Central Ave in Greenwood, when he was approached by a man who stated he had a weapon and demanded the victim withdraw all of the money from his account. When the victim refused, the suspect fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male in his twenties, approximately 6-foot-3, 180 lbs, wearing a blue quilted jacket with the hood up, and a camouflaged mask across his mouth. No weapon was seen by the victim nor did the suspect get any money.

RCMP Police Dog Services and Kings District RCMP searched the area and were unable to locate the suspect.

The investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the Kings District RCMP General Investigative Section. RCMP is asking anyone with any information about this incident to contact the Kings District RCMP at (902) 679-5555. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips 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 award.

Police Continue to Investigate the Murder of Derek Alan Lowe

This coming Sunday is the 30th anniversary of the murder of Derek Alan Lowe and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate the case.

On January 28, 1988, at 7:20 a.m., police responded to a report that a citizen walking on a pathway at Maybank Sport Field in Dartmouth had found an unresponsive man. Officers determined that the man was deceased and had suffered a fatal gunshot wound. The victim was identified as 23-year-old Derek Alan Lowe. The investigation revealed that Derek was last seen the evening of January 27, 1988 at a bar in the north end of Dartmouth.

Investigators believe that there are people who know what happened to Derek and hope that the passage of time will encourage someone to do the right thing and come forward with what they know.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact 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 texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

Home invasion investigated by police

Just before five o’clock this morning, January 24, 2018, Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call of a home invasion at a residence on Astral Dr. in Cole Harbour.

Multiple adults were in the residence when four males entered the home with their faces covered, produced firearms and proceeded to rob them. The victims were tied up. They managed to escape after the four suspects had departed the home. One of the victims, a male, suffered minor injuries and was treated at hospital after being assaulted during the incident. The suspects took cell phones and jewelry from the home.

RCMP and Halifax Regional Police K-9 attended the scene and were unable to locate the suspects. RCMP Forensic Identification Section is assisting with the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the General Investigative Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division. Police are asking anyone with information to contact Halifax District RCMP or Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips 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 award

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