**** RCMP Media Release
At 2:36 a.m. on June 1, members of Cole Harbour RCMP were dispatched to an alarm at an elementary school. Two members responded, and could hear voices coming from the woods near the school. Additional police and a police dog were requested at the scene, and RCMP officers determined several laptops had been stolen from one classroom. Entry had been gained through a window.
Police arrested four males nearby, and they were found to be in possession of stolen computers. The RCMP Forensic Identification Section was called to examine the scene.
A 19-year-old male and a 21-year-old male from Lake Loon, a 19-year-old male from Cole Harbour and a 19-year-old male from Westphal, all face charges of Break and Enter, Theft and Possession of Stolen Property.The males were processed and later released on conditions. All four are scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on August 7, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.
The investigation is ongoing.