Break & Enter – Middleton

On November 3, 2010, at approximately 02:15 hrs, two people broke into the Petro Canada in Middleton, NS, just off the 101 Highway at Exit 18. They were wearing hoodies, they had their faces covered and were wearing gloves. The suspects were driving a red car, possibly a Mercury Mystique or Ford Contour and parked the vehicle in front of the main doors.

Suspects pried the front doors open. The suspects carried duffel bags inside the store and went right to the cigarette drawers and placed the cigarettes in duffel bags. Nothing else appeared to be stolen.

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Robbery – Glenholme

At 21:55 on September 29th, 2010, two males attempted to rob the Glenholme General Store at the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 4 in Glenholme, Colchester Co., NS. One male brandishing a large kitchen knife confronted the 62 year-old owner while the second male kept watch at the door. Both males wore hoodies covering their faces.

The owner was able to fight off the first suspect, causing both suspects to take off on foot. It is believed the suspects were picked up by a vehicle, possibly a dark blue Chevrolet Impala, which continued eastbound onto Highway 104 from Exit 12.

The suspect with the knife is described as Caucasian with a darker (tanned) completion, short dark hair, approximately 5’5″ to 5’6″ in height, slight build (approximately 150 lbs), full lips, approximately 20 years of age, and unshaven. No description is available for the second male.

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Arson – Shelburne

November 19th, 2008 the Shelburne Fire Department contacted the RCMP reporting a fully engulfed fishing vessel at Seaway Fabrications. As a result of the fire the fishing vessel was completely destroyed. It was believed the cause of the fire was arson.

The boat had been seized by DFO in May 2009 for carrying a large load of undersized lobsters and at the time of the fire was being held in the Shelburne boatyard. Total damage to the boat was $230,000 and total damage to the neighbouring boat was $85,000.

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Request to Identify Suspect in Break and Enter and Mischief – Annapolis Royal Police Department

The Annapolis Royal Police Department is investigating two incidents of Mischief and two Break and Enters that occurred during the early morning hours of June 9, 2010, in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Culprit(s) broke into a Sheriff’s van parked at the Court House and damaged the interior camera system. As well, a pair of bolt cutters were stolen. Also reported damaged was a French heritage public sign at Fort Anne National Historic Site which is next door to the Court House. The same evening, a local garage was broken into, as was as a local antiques store where the bolt cutters believed stolen from the Sheriff’s van were used and recovered. One of the items stolen was an antique, sterling silver “rape whistle” in the form of a crucifix measuring approximately 3” x 3”.

During subsequent canvassing in the area by police, several local business owners and residents commented about a male “drifter” seen in the downtown area the previous day. He was observed at both the garage and the antiques store. He was overheard referring to himself as someone from “English Quebec” (heavy emphasis) who had hiked across Canada seven times.

This individual is described as a white male, 50–60 years of age, approximately 6’0” tall with small upper teeth. He was wearing a ball cap with a large green maple leaf and a large lion belt buckle. He was walking with two wooden walking sticks and was carrying two backpacks.

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Theft – Sheet Harbour

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in solving the following theft.

Between August 14th, 2010 at 1715hrs and August 16, 2010 at 0750hrs, Lawton Drug Store located in the community of Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia, was broken into. The suspect(s) entered the store by breaking through two concrete walls which lead into the cash office.

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Break & Enter – Fall River

Crime Stoppers is requesting the public’s assistance in solving the following break and enter

The break & enter occurred on August 2nd, 2010 at 0503 hrs at Wilson’s Fuels, 3291 Highway #2, Fall River, NS.

Two suspects used pry-bars to gain entry into the business. They appear to be familiar with the premises. The suspects used the pry-bars to gain access to the locked counters containing cigarettes, lotto tickets and petty cash. After loading four hockey bags the suspects leave through the same door they entered.

After exiting, the suspects were apparently scared off by something as the four hockey bags were recovered behind a dumpster approx. 20 feet away. All the merchandise was recovered and all but the petty cash was located.

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Theft – Pictou County

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving the following case of theft.

Between July 13, 2010 and July 20, 2010 unknown suspects cut down several neutral power lines from power line poles on MacGee Road, Knoydart, Pictou County. This is not an isolated incident as similar occurrences have been reported in Antigonish and Guysborough Counties. The suspects are using a pole and saw, similar to a pruning saw, and cutting the bottom (neutral) wire from the power line poles. This will not affect power supply although it may disrupt power briefly with a flicker which could provide a time line for an investigator. No suspects have been identified at this time.

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Logging Equipment Arson – Hardwood

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving and arson which destroyed thousand of dollars worth of logging equipment in the Hardwood Lake area of Kings County Nova Scotia

Sometime between July 2, 2010 15:00 hrs and July 3, 2010 07:00 hrs, a skidder was backed into a 5-ton International truck. Further down the road a Timberjack fellow Buncher was set a blaze and was still smoking when the owner arrived in for work. There was gear, tools and fuel out in the open and could easily have been stolen, and however nothing was taken.

It appears the method of transportation to this secluded area were ATV’s.
It is apparent that the sole purpose of the damage was to suspend logging as long as possible.
Two spray painted messages were located: “Go Home”, “Save a Tree, Shoot a logger”.

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