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.

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.

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

Shots fired near home

June 22, 2018, North Preston, Nova Scotia… At 8:57 p.m. last evening, Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call of multiple shots being fired towards a home on Downey Road in North Preston. No one was injured during the incident. Reports indicate a small black car was seen leaving the area at the time of the incident.

RCMP Police Dog Services and RCMP Forensic Identification Section assisted with collecting evidence at the scene last evening. The investigation is ongoing, being led by the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is requested to contact the General Investigation Section at 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.

Vandalism Lower Sackville NS

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.

Generators stolen from worksite

June 23, 2018, Queensland, Nova Scotia… Halifax District RCMP is investigating the theft of two generators that were stolen from a worksite between 7 p.m. on June 22 and 6 a.m. on June 23. This occurred on Conrads Rd. in Queensland where the generators were being used to repair the road which suffered damage following a storm earlier this year. Both generators were heavily secured with chain at the time of their theft.

The two 2000 watts Honda generators are described as red and black in colour, with Hertz Rental stickers on the side. They were both secured at either end of the road construction.

If you have any information about this theft 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.

Police Issue Warning

Police Issue Warning to Burnside Business Owners & Operators

Halifax Regional Police is advising business owners and operators in the Burnside Business Park that there has been a recent increase in break & enters and thefts in the area.

Since June 5, police have received seven reports involving break & enters and/or thefts from businesses in the Burnside area. The incidents have occurred in the overnight hours and primarily on the weekends. The suspects have broken into either locked containers or motor vehicles. Stolen items include a variety of tools and tires.

Police have increased patrols in the area and Burnside Watch is in place, however, police encourage business owners and operators to be extra vigilant. It’s recommended that you make note of the serial number on tools and take a picture of the item to help identify it should it be recovered.

Should you observe any suspicious activity around your or a neighbouring business, or have information about these incidents, 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 via the P3 Tips app.

 

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