Antigonish RCMP investigating arson in Merland
Antigonish RCMP is investigating an arson in Merland.
On September 4, 2021 at approximately 8:40 p.m., police responded to a fire on Afton Rd. in Merland. Police learned that an unknown person had entered a wood lot, broken into an excavator and then lit a vehicle on fire before leaving the scene.
Antigonish RCMP investigating suspicious fire in East Tracadie
Antigonish RCMP is investigating a suspicious fire in East Tracadie.
On September 2, 2021 at 01:22 a.m., police and the Tracadie fire department responded to a fire on Wharf Road in East Tracadie. Police learned that a travel trailer had caught fire and was totally destroyed. A nearby building containing 300 lobster traps, and 2 other travel trailers were also damaged as a result of the fire. The fire resulted in approximately $150,000 in damage.
Based on preliminary investigation, police believe the fire to be suspicious in nature and that the travel trailer was targeted. Anyone in the area or anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Antigonish RCMP at 902-863-6500. 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.