Senseless act of vandalism

Senseless act of vandalism   

June 22, 2018, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia … Halifax District RCMP is asking for public assistance with identifying the persons responsible for the vandalism that occurred at a church on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville early Wednesday morning.

Sometime between 12:00 a.m. and 1:30 a.m., two suspects were observed on a security camera at a church in the 200 block of Sackville Dr., using spray foam on doors and spray paint on exterior the church. Derogatory comments and property damage were caused to the church

“This is not art, this is a poor excuse for attention,” say’s Cpl. Dal Hutchinson, Halifax District RCMP. “There are more appropriate ways to express yourself, this is not one of them.”

If you have any information about this incident you are 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

Robbery University Ave Halifax

At 1426 hours on July 4, 2018  police responded to a robbery in the 5800 block of University Ave. The victim, who works at that location, saw a man holding her purse. She grabbed the purse and the suspect grabbed the victim  and took the purse back and took an undisclosed amount of money. The victim screamed and two men arrived and the suspect fled the building. The victim was not injured in the incident. The suspect is described as a white male in his 50s, tanned, medium build with short but shaggy light brown hair. He was wearing a black jacket with white lines, a t-shirt, black baseball cap with a red logo, medium length shorts and sneakers.

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 using the P3 Tips App.

Sailboat moored near shore targeted by thieves

July 3, 2018, Hubbards, Nova Scotia… Halifax District RCMP is investigating after multiple items were stolen from a sailboat moored near the Shore Club in Hubbards.

The owners went ashore around 11 p.m. on June 30 and when they returned 3 hours later, they discovered multiple items had been stolen off their sailboat. Electronics, including i-phones and laptop, clothing, alcohol and car keys were some of the items taken. It appears the suspect(s) entered through a small hatch that was not locked.

If you have any information regarding this crime or witnessed any suspicious activity in the area during the night of June 30, you are asked to contact Halifax District RCMP 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 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.

Theft of ATV Lunenburg Co, NS

On Sunday, June 24, 2018, Chester RCMP received a report of a break, enter & theft of an ATV at 2222 329 Highway in The Lodge, Nova Scotia.

Sheds were broken into between June 20th and 24th. Tools were stolen along with an ATV.

The ATV was a red 2004 Kawasaki Prairie 700 model KVP with N.S. plate FZ241, VIN JKAVF6A184B513144.

Description:  windshield, winch on front, large rear back up light, thumb warmer, large black back seat with storage compartments, with heated handles, rear person foot pegs and built-in gas can.

If you have any information about this theft you are asked to contact RCMP or if you want to remain anonymous call 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.

Police Investigate Weapons Call – Shooting

At 8:56 p.m. 29 June, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots fired from a small two door white vehicle in the 60 Block of Jackson Road Dartmouth. Multiple officers responded to the scene and have not located anyone injured. Officers were not able to locate the suspects or vehicle and are still on scene.

Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and Patrol are actively searching for the suspects and vehicle.

The first suspect is described as a black male with long curly hair wearing a dark shirt. The second suspect is described as a black male. There is no age or further clothing description for either suspect at this time. Both suspects left in a small two door white vehicle.

Investigators with the General Investigation Section 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 Weapons Call – Shooting

At 1:10 p.m. 1 July, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots fired at a four door blue sedan in the 2400 block of Gottingen St.  Multiple officers responded to the scene and have not located anyone injured.  The vehicle occupants and suspects fled prior to Police arrival, Officers are still on scene.

Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and Patrol are actively searching for the involved parties.

A person of interest was seen running from the area, described as a black male wearing a black hoodie with white stripes.  There is no age or further clothing description for involved persons at this time.

Investigators with the General Investigation Section 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.

RCMP investigates theft of Bobcat Skid Steer

June 29, 2018, Greenhill, Pictou County, Nova Scotia . . . At approximately 9 pm on June 19, 2018, Pictou County District RCMP responded to a theft complaint of a 2012 Bobcat Skid Steer from a work site in Greenhill.

The Bobcat had been parked at a construction site and was observed by a witness being loaded onto a trailer towed by a dark colored Ford truck at approximately 9 pm. on June 19. The Bobcat is white in color and the model number is T180. It bears serial number A3LL37181 and is valued at approximately $30,000.

The RCMP is asking anyone who has information or may have witnessed this incident to please call 902 893 6820 or 1-800-803-RCMP (7267). 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.

Theft of Motor Cycle

June 29, 2018, Lequille, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia . . . Annapolis District RCMP responded to a complaint of a stolen motorcycle today, and are asking for the public to help locate it. The motorcycle is orange with flames, and is valued at $30,000 and was stolen from a residence on Cape Rd.

The motorcycle is very unique and has the following features:

  • Ultima Transmission
  • Digital speedometer
  • Softail type frame, has been stretched out as triangle
  • Straight bars
  • Forward control front frame
  • Small tear drop mirrors
  • 140 HP
  • Rear fender is painted and says “Dr RA Signature Bike”
  • Vance & Hines pipes

Anyone with information on the location of this motorcycle is asked to call Annapolis District RCMP at 902-665-4481. 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.

Desecration of marble statues & monuments

Sometime between the night of June 17 at 8:30 PM and June 18 at 7:30 AM  person or persons did graffiti to signs at the Mount Olivet Cemetery, there was desecration of several of the religious monuments and marble statues.

There were Four (4) large white marble statues which were vandalized. The
first being a marble statue of Jesus Christ on a Cross which was approximately
9 feet tall when measured. Black Spray paint was used to Spray the face Black,
a invereted cross was placed on the stomach area and the initials KY was
sprayed on the Cross. Black paint was also sprayed on the groin area and the
lettering GROSS was on the back of the Cross in large letters.

A large white marble statue measuring approximately 68″ high was spray painted
with the word SIN on the Chest Area, The face was sprayed black and the word
“PREY” (sic) was at the feet area.

The next White marble statue that of a Kneeling figure approximately 44″ tall
was spray painted in black with the Word SIN on the chest area the face was
sprayed black and the word IDOL was sprayed near the feet.

The last statue which is also made of white marble and is approximately 68″
tall was spray painted in black with the word SIN on the chest area as well the
face was also spray painted in black and the word IDOL was also spray painted
at the feet.

Behind the statues very large lettering of the Anarchy
sympbol (and A with a line through the middle) spray painted in black on the
cement. As well as a crude drawing of what appears to be a hand giving with
one finger extended.

Part of the Dark stone monument had a white cross lightly spray painted in
black as well as th Copper round decorations were painted with black. A white
spray of paint was also observed.

Two signs for the Grave yard were painted with and Anarchy Symbol and the
letters LOL.

If you have any information about this incident you are 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

Lunenburg County man identified as victim of homicide

June 20, 2018, Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia… Twenty-one year-old Jamie Lee Bishop, of Lunenburg County, has been identified as the victim of a homicide that occurred early Monday morning. At approximately 12:45 a.m. on Monday morning, Bishop had been walking with a female on Hornes Rd. in Eastern Passage when a passing car stopped and someone in the vehicle shot Bishop.

The suspect vehicle is described as a dark, 4-door, Chevrolet car. The vehicle was last seen turning on to Cow Bay Rd. from Hornes Rd.

The Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is leading the investigation with assistance from the RCMP Forensics Identification Section and Halifax District RCMP.

Police continue to ask anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division at (902) 490-490-5333. 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.