**** RCMP Media Release
Two men arrested after breaking into service centre and stealing vehicles
East Hants District RCMP have charged two men after a service centre was broken into in Shubenacadie and vehicles were stolen.
On July 8, 2021 at approximately 4 a.m., East Hants District RCMP responded to a complaint of a break-in at a service centre in Shubenacadie. A cash register and multiple vehicles were stolen from the service centre.
That same day, police received six more complaints of vehicles being broken into and personal items being stolen from them in various communities across the Municipality of the District of East Hants.
Two male suspects were later arrested by Halifax Regional Police and the men were found to be in possession of various stolen items. The items have been recovered and were processed by the RCMP Forensic Identification Section. Both men were held in custody and will appear in court at a later date.
The RCMP would like to remind the public to ensure you lock your vehicles and refrain from leaving personal belongings in them when unattended.
Man arrested in stolen property investigation
Kings District RCMP has arrested a man in relation to a stolen property investigation.
Kings District RCMP was called to the parking lot of a New Minas restaurant shortly before midnight on July 11 after a complaint was made of a person playing guitar outside a vehicle. Police attended the location and located the person. Through their investigation, police determined that the guitar player was in possession of a stolen vehicle and stolen property. Police also determined that the man had outstanding warrants from Halifax.
A 48-year-old Lower Sackville man was arrested for Possession of Stolen Property over $5000, Possession of Stolen Property under $5000 and for Breach of a Release Order. He was later transferred into the custody of Halifax Regional Police to deal with the outstanding warrants. The man will appear in Kentville Provincial Court at a later date.