One suspect in custody following a break and enter and hit and run in Dartmouth.
At approximately 11:09 p.m. on April 9th, 2019 police responded to a hit and run accident on Burnside Dr. and Wright Ave. in Dartmouth.
The run vehicle was spotted moments later on Wright Ave. by police with extensive front end damage.
When police attempted to stop the vehicle the driver fled the area at a high rate of speed. Police later located the vehicle at a residence on Novawood Dr. in Dartmouth and the driver was taken into custody.
Police also responded to an alarm which had come in at 11:09 p.m. at a business on Ilsley Ave. in Dartmouth. On arrival officers discovered a broken window and confirmed a break and enter had occurred. After investigation it was determined the driver of the run vehicle had also been involved in the break and enter.
A 40 year old man from Dartmouth is currently in custody and the investigation is ongoing. Charges are pending.
Source : Media Release