**** RCMP Media Release
Halifax District RCMP have arrested and charged two travelling criminals who are believed to have been involved in over thirty break-ins in ten different Nova Scotia counties since April 2021.
On September 26, at approximately 10:45 a.m., police received a tip about a possible stolen vehicle that was travelling on Hwy. 102 heading towards Enfield. Police learned that the vehicle had taken the exit and stopped at a gas station on Hwy. 2 in Enfield. Police attended the area and located the vehicle, a black Buick Enclave. Police confirmed that this was the same Enclave that had been stolen in Antigonish on August 9.
Police located a woman in the vehicle and arrested her without incident. The man, who had been driving the vehicle, was located coming out of the gas station and was also arrested without incident. Both were held in custody overnight.
Through continued investigation, police located stolen property in the vehicle and determined that the man and woman had been involved in over thirty break-ins across the province. These incidents occurred in Digby, Annapolis, Kings, Hants, Colchester, Cumberland, Pictou, Antigonish, and Inverness Counties and also within the Halifax Regional Municipality since April 24, 2021.
Pascal Joseph Leblanc, 55, of Eastern Passage, has been charged with Possession of Stolen Property over $5,000, Possession of Break-In Instrument, three counts of Possession of Stolen Property under $5,000, and three counts of Failure to Comply with a Release Order.
Charlee Sandra Roach, 24, of Digby, has been charged with Possession of Stolen Property over $5,000, Possession of Break-In Instrument and three counts of Possession of Stolen Property under $5,000.
Both have been remanded into custody and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on October 1, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. for a bail hearing.
Further charges are anticipated and the investigation is ongoing.
RCMP File #’s: 21-118685, 2021-1446762, 2021-1445761, 2021-1395122, 2021-1338135, 2021-1304785, 21-107129 2021-1287169, 2021-1287082, 2021-1257833, 2021-1213091. 2021-1178158, 2021-1177885, 2021-1172808, 2021-1115337, 2021-1113477, 2021-1072956, 2021-996793, 2021-923001, 2021-856544, 2021-827015, 2021-799605, 2021-692663, 2021-620410, 2021-603101, 21-49305, 21-48819, 2021-554981, 2021-549363
Amherst Police Department File #: 2021-1066724
Halifax Regional Police File #: 21-47974
Kentville Police Service File #: 2021-1213052
Truro Police Service File #: 2021-725468