Police investigate theft of military medals / RCMP investigating suspicious boat fire


**** HRP Media Release

Police investigate theft of military medals

Police are investigating the theft of military medals that occurred yesterday in Halifax.

On November 11, police received a report of a theft that occurred from a room in the Lord Nelson Hotel located at 1515 South Park Street. Between the hours of 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. a room on the fourth floor was broken into and items including electronics, jewelry and military medals were stolen.

The medals are described as the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) with silver bar, Special Service Medal (SSM) with NATO bar, 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal, and Canadian Forces’ Decoration (CD) with two bars.​ For more details, descriptions and photos of the service medals, please visit the Government of Canada website.

The investigation is in the early stages and police are asking anyone with​ information​ about the incident or video from the area to call 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.


RCMP investigating suspicious boat fire

Digby RCMP is investigating a suspicious fire of a boat in Freeport.

On November 10, at approximately 1:50 a.m., police responded to a report of a boat on fire on Overcove Rd. in Freeport. Police learned that the 42-foot fishing boat was being stored on land at the time of the fire. The boat was completely destroyed.

The fire is considered suspicious at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the Digby RCMP at​ 902-245-2579.​ 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.

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