Break & Enter, Berwick

February 24, 2021, Berwick, NS…Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to solve a break and enter to a convenience store on Commercial St. in Berwick.

At 1:45 a.m. on February 17, Kingston RCMP responded to an alarm from the store. The suspect fled prior to police arrival, but can be seen on video gaining entry to the store by smashing the glass front door. The suspect is then seen jumping over the front counter, rummaging through a drawer, and using a garbage can and garbage bags to carry merchandise out of the store. The suspect stole a quantity of cigarettes.

After leaving the store, the suspect got into the passenger side of a blue Nissan or Mazda vehicle, leaving the area eastbound toward Waterville at a high speed.

The suspect was wearing a light colored hoodie, darker coloured jacket with a white stripe down the arms, black underwear, sneakers and lighter coloured pants.

Anyone who has information on this incident is asked to contact Kings District RCMP in Kingston, 902-765-3317. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please 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# 2021210405

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Counterfeit Money, Kings County

Help RCMP identify suspect in counterfeit money investigation

February 23, 2021, Kingston, Nova Scotia…Kings District RCMP is asking for public help to identify a suspect in a counterfeit money investigation.

On the morning of February 22, a man visited a convenience store on Main St. in Kingston and used a counterfeit $50 Canadian bill to make a purchase.

Surveillance video shows the suspect as a tall man, between 35 and 45 years old, with a long reddish brown beard and moustache wearing a black winter toque, a grey Adidas zippered sweater and a black shirt.

The bill has distinctive blue markings, which the suspect folded down as he passed the bill to the staff of the store. The serial number on the bill isLGQ03229158.

Kings District RCMP is reminding local merchants and their employees to examine and verify any currency that is given to them, and to report any suspicious bills to their local RCMP detachment. For more information on detecting counterfeit bills and what to do if you receive one, visit the Bank of Canada’s webpage (https://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/counterfeit-prevention) about counterfeit prevention.

Anyone with information, or who recognizes the man in the photo, is asked to contact the Kings District RCMP in Kingston at 902-765-3317. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by downloading the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.

File number: 2021236173

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Media: photos attached

Contact person:

Cst. Jeff W. Wilson

RCMP Kings District

Public Information Officer

Kingston Office

jeff.wilson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

office: 902-765-3317

cell: 902-680-5113

Homicide, Pine Grove

Police looking for witnesses in the 2020 homicide of Donnie Lohnes 

February 22, 2021, Pine Grove, Nova Scotia…The RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit is asking for help from anyone with information related to the unsolved murder of Donnie Lohnes.

On October 25, 2020, Donnie Lohnes was attacked near his home in Pine Grove, Nova Scotia. Lohnes died later that week from injuries sustained during the attack.

Police have interviewed multiple witnesses but are asking anyone else with information to come forward.

Investigators also believe that an additional altercation on the same day may be related to the homicide. RCMP are asking anyone to come forward if they know anything about an altercation involving a group of people October 25, 2020, between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the area of Dufferin St. near Bridgewater Honda in Bridgewater. Anyone who did not witness the altercation but was in that area at the time is also asked to contact police.

The investigation is ongoing. The Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit is being assisted by Lunenburg District RCMP General Investigation Section, RCMP Forensic Identification Services and Bridgewater Police Service.

 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit at 902-365-3120. If you would like to remain anonymous you can contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). A secure web tip can be submitted at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or use the P3 Tips App.

 

File #: 20201601714

 

Homicide, Dartmouth

Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) – Dartmouth

At 2:10 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a reports of a single vehicle collision into a utility pole with an unconscious driver at Mount Edward Road / Cranberry Crescent, Dartmouth.  Officers confirmed a shooting had taken place and the adult male driver sustained life-threatening injuries.  Multiple officers are currently on scene, including K-9, and Forensic Identification members. We ask that people avoid the area.

Traffic Blocked:  All vehicle and pedestrian traffic is blocked on Mount Edward Road between Ridgecrest Drive and Stuart Harris Drive.  And on Cranberry Crescent between Mount Edward Road and Hibernia Court.  The roads will remain closed for an extended period of time.

Investigators with the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation.  The investigation is in its preliminary stages and is ongoing.

Update:

Victim in yesterday’s weapons call succumbs to injuries
Death ruled as homicide  
The driver injured in yesterday’s weapons call in the area of Mount Edward Road/ Cranberry Crescent, Dartmouth has succumbed to his injuries overnight. The victim is a 25-year-old man from Dartmouth. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notifications to the victim’s next of kin.
An autopsy has been completed by the Medical Examiner and the manner of death has been ruled as homicide.  Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and loved ones during this difficult time.
The incident continues to be investigated by the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division. The investigation is in its preliminary stages and is ongoing. 
Update:

Police seek public assistance in Dartmouth homicide investigation

Homicide investigators with the Integrated Criminal Investigations Division are seeking assistance from members of the public who may have video images in their possession including dash camera footage from their vehicles yesterday, Saturday, February 20, 2021 between 2:00 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. for the following locations: 

Main Street in Dartmouth and Westphal between Ridgecrest Drive and Lake Major Road;

Ridgecrest Drive in Dartmouth; and

Mount Edward Road in Dartmouth. 

Members of the public in possession of these images are asked to call police at 902-490-5020. 

Police are asking anyone with information about 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 by using the P3 Tips app.

 

Break & Enter, Wellington

February 18, 2021, Wellington, Nova Scotia… Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft of several tools that occurred recently in Wellington.

Sometime between 4 p.m. on February 13 and 5:50 a.m. on February 16, a home under construction on Calderwood Dr. was broken into. The suspect(s) stole several tools from the home, including Dewalt saws, drills/bits, nail guns, lights and various types of batteries and chargers. The following items were also stolen:

  • King micro Pinner
  • Hitachi sub-floor nailer
  • Makita router
  • Two 20 volt Dewalt radios
  • Dewalt rotory lazer
  • Dewalt angle grinder
  • Dewalt biscuit joiner
  • Dewalt oscillating tool
  • Dewalt door jig

 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the 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.

Shooting, Halifax

February 13, 2021 00:00 a.m.

Police are on the scene of a shooting that occurred earlier today in Halifax.

At approximately 11 p.m. on February 12, 2021,  police responded to reports of a shooting in the 100 block of Larry Uteck Blvd in Halifax.  Shots were fired at a residence, there are no reported injuries.

Larry Uteck Boulevard is closed to all traffic in both directions between Starboard Drive and Ecole Beaubassin while officers conduct the investigation.

The investigation is in the early stages and is ongoing. Updates will be provided when available.

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.

Hit & Run, Dartmouth

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a vehicle that struck a marked police vehicle in early February.

At approximately 1:45 p.m. on February 2, East Division Patrol officers attempted to stop a vehicle in a parking lot in the 200 block of Victoria Road in Dartmouth. When the officers activated their vehicle’s emergency lights, the suspect vehicle attempted to flee and ended up colliding with the rear of the police vehicle. The suspect vehicle then left the area at a high rate of speed. The officers were not injured, and the vehicle was not pursued due to safety concerns.

The driver is described as a white man in his late teens to early twenties, approximately 5’9”, thin build with dark hair. At the time of the incident he was wearing a red and black Under Armour hooded sweater, jeans and black and white sneakers.

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Investigators are asking anyone with information about 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 by using the P3 Tips app.

 

Police investigate a Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Collision.

Members of the Patrol Division are investigating a Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Collision that occurred during the early morning hours in Dartmouth.

At 12:06 A.M. police responded to the area of Windmill Road / Wyse Road in Dartmouth to what was reported as a loud collision. Onscene, police located a Ford Flex that had suffered significant damages while stopped at the traffic lights. Witnesses report that several moments prior to the collision, a Ford or possibly Chevrolet pick-up truck, white in colour was racing with a Hyundai Sonata on Alderney Drive. The white truck attempted to negotiate a right turn onto Wyse Road when it struck the median and collided with the Ford Flex.

There were no reported injuries, but the two racing vehicles were not located. The white truck involved in the collision that left the scene was further described as having tools and work equipment in the rear and possibly a red logo on the door. It is expected to have significant front end damage.

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.

Case #21-18168

Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax

At 2:45 p.m., 11 February, Halifax Regional Police responded to a Robbery at the Bank of Nova Scotia 6005 Coburg Road Halifax.  A male entered with a handgun and demanded money.  The suspect left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.  The suspect was last seen running South on Robie Street.  No one was injured.  Patrol officers, a Police Service Dog and members of the General Investigation Section searched the area but, officers have not located the suspect.  The suspect is described as:

Suspect – White male, medium build, 5’6”-5’8”.  Wearing: Blue winter jacket, hood up, black mask over face.  Weapon: Silver handgun.

Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking anyone with information about 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 by using the P3 Tips app.

Case #21-17985

Police investigating robbery

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred last night in Halifax.

At approximately 7 p.m. police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred in the 5200 block of Sackville Street in Halifax. The suspects approached a man and woman who were walking in the area.  One of the suspects threatened the man and woman and demanded cash. The suspects fled empty-handed on foot. The victims were not physically injured.

The suspect who made the threats is described as a white man, 25-35 years old, approximately 5’9″, with multiple facial tattoos. At the time of the incident he was wearing a black puffy jacket. The other suspect is described as a man wearing a puffy black jacket, a hat and a face mask.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to contact police. 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 via the P3 Tips App.

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