Help identify Cole Harbour thief

RCMP seeking public’s assistance to identify suspect

January 31, 2019, Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia… Halifax District RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a person of interest in relation to two thefts from a business in Cole Harbour.

Shortly before 10 a.m. on January 26 and at 9:30 a.m. on January 29, a man left a business on Forest Hills Parkway without paying for razor blades and an electric razor. The items are valued at over $2,000. The suspect is described as a 20-30 year-old white man, approximately 6 feet tall with a thin beard. He was wearing a black Puma sweater, a ball cap, black pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact 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 file numbers file #’s 19-13390, 14777 refer.

Theft of Copper Wire, Lower Sackville

Halifax District RCMP investigates thefts of copper wire 

January 29, 2019, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia . . . Halifax District RCMP is investigating three recent thefts of copper wire from Nova Scotia Power sub-stations in Lower Sackville and Middle Sackville. The thefts occurred between December 26 and January 28, and each time a hole was cut in the fence, the premises was entered, and copper wire was cut and removed.

Nova Scotia Power prohibits public access to its sub-stations and other facilities that contain high voltage electrical equipment due to the high risk to personal and public safety. Anyone who unlawfully enters these premises is risking severe injuries to themselves and significant damage to onsite equipment.

The RCMP would like anyone who has information about these thefts to contact them – whether the information is about the thefts or if the wire is being re-sold. Anyone with information about these incidents is 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 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.

 

File #19-12245, 19-14295

 

Break & Enter

Jan 30th 2019

Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred in Halifax early yesterday morning. 

Police were called to a break and enter that had occurred early Tuesday morning at the Guardian Pharmacy located at 535 Larry Uteck Boulevard in Halifax. Multiple suspects forced their way into the pharmacy and caused damage to the interior including trying to disable the security system and access an automatic teller machine. They left with an undisclosed amount of cash.   

A black Dodge pickup truck was seen in the area of the pharmacy at the time of the incident. 

The investigation is ongoing and investigators are continuing their efforts to identify the suspects. They 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.

Protect your Valuables

RCMP encouraging home and business owners to protect valuables

January 23, 2019, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia… The RCMP is encouraging home and business owners to take a few extra steps to protect your valuables.

Police regularly seize stolen property and aim to return it to its rightful owners.  This challenge is easier met when a few proactive steps have been taken by property owners. Here are a few things you can do to help recover your valuables in the event they are ever stolen:

Mark it – Engrave equipment/valuables in a discreet location.

Document it – Photograph equipment/valuables and record serial numbers and engraving details.

Store it – Keep all documentation in a safe place.

Taking these simple steps could significantly increase your chances of having stolen items returned if they are ever recovered by police.

Note to media: Photos with examples of serial numbers are attached.

Break & Enter, Lower Sackville

Welder stolen during break and enter

January 29, 2019, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia… Halifax District RCMP is investigating a Break, and Enter and Theft that occurred at a residence in the 0-100 block of Stokil Dr. in Lower Sackville.

Sometime between 10 p.m. January 27 and 6 a.m. January 28, the suspect(s) entered the unlocked garage of the home and stole a welder. The welder is described as a blue Mastercraft Mig welder, approximately 12”x 12” in size.

The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information regarding this incident you are asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. should you wish to remain 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 use the P3 Tips App.

File # 19-14161

Police seek assistance in returning unique pendant

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in returning a unique pendant to its rightful owner. 

On August 19, 2018 officers attended an apartment building in the 0-100 block of Old Sambro Road in Halifax to take custody of a small stainless-steel pendant that had been found outside the building. The pendant has detailed engravings on the front and may be a piece of memorial cremation jewelry. 

We recognize that this pendant may have sentimental value and we would like to return it to its owner. Anyone with information on the pendant is asked 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 using the P3 Tips App.

Hit & Run, Halifax

January 29,2019 (11:20 pm)

Police are investigating a failing to remain at an accident scene motor vehicle incident involving a pedestrian.

At 6:00 pm Halifax Regional Police responded to the Halifax Armdale Rotary to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.  Witnesses described the vehicle slowed down after striking the pedestrian but then fled the scene. The pedestrian was crossing Chebucto Road in a marked crosswalk heading northbound when he was struck by the eastbound vehicle.  The vehicle fled eastbound along Chebucto Road.  The pedestrian, a 34 year old male, was thrown a distance from the crosswalk and sustained minor injuries.  He was later transported to the QE II for further observation.

The suspect vehicle is described as a small bright red 2-door hatchback with a white male driver and white male front passenger. The vehicle likely sustained damages to the engine bonnet as the pedestrian made contact and rolled off.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police at 902-490-5016. 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.

Break & Enter

Medical alert device used to report break and enter

January 28, 2019, Little River, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia . . . An 83-year-old woman was in her home on December 9, 2018, when she heard a loud bang shortly before 2 a.m. She then heard people going to the basement of her home, then towards her bedroom. She called out to see who it was, then heard male voices yelling “go, go, go”, and heard multiple people running from her home. The woman was not able to see the numbers on the phone and used her medical alert device to call for help.

Police arrived a short time later and noted that a vehicle had entered several driveways and backed out again. A break and enter was reported in the area later that day.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Oxford RCMP at 902-447-2525. 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 # 20181821566

Arson, Hammonds Plains

January 28, 2019, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia… Halifax District RCMP is investigating an arson that occurred on Blue Forest Lane in Hammonds Plains.

At 5:20 a.m. yesterday, RCMP and Halifax Fire responded to the scene of a vehicle that was on fire. The investigation determined the fire to be suspicious in nature and was started by an incendiary device. The vehicle, a 2014 grey Acura TL, was stolen from the Mulgrave park area of Halifax.

No one was injured as a result of the fire and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the arson is asked to contact 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.

 

File # 19-13790

Medical alert device used to report break and enter in Cumberland County

Medical alert device used to report break and enter

 

January 28, 2019, Little River, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia . . . An 83-year-old woman was in her home on December 9, 2018, when she heard a loud bang shortly before 2 a.m. She then heard people going to the basement of her home, then towards her bedroom. She called out to see who it was, then heard male voices yelling “go, go, go”, and heard multiple people running from her home. The woman was not able to see the numbers on the phone and used her medical alert device to call for help.

Police arrived a short time later and noted that a vehicle had entered several driveways and backed out again. A break and enter was reported in the area later that day.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Oxford RCMP at 902-447-2525. 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 File # 20181821566.