February 21, 2011, Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) . . . Royal Canadian Mounted Police have charged two people in relation to thefts from motor vehicles in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia.
On February 21, 2011, 2:23 AM, RCMP members were dispatched to a complaint that two males were entering vehicles on Armcrest Drive, Lower Sackville. Police found footprints leading from numerous driveways in the neighborhood. A short time later, police located the suspects on Beaver Bank Road. The two males were in possession of a stolen property from local vehicles. Police believe that they entered between seventy-five and one hundred cars. Items that were stolen included sunglasses, money, several “MacPass” cards, cell phones and chargers, tools, first aid kit, and a GPS.
A 17-year-old male from Lower Sackville has been charged with Theft and Possession offences under the Criminal Code of Canada. He will be appearing in Halifax Youth Court on March 31, 2011.
A 18-year-old male from Sackville will face charges under the Criminal Code, including Theft under $5000 and Possession of Stolen Property under $5000. He will be appearing in Dartmouth Provincial Court on March 30, 2011.
Police would like to remind the public of the importance of not leaving anything of value in your car. Criminals are opportunistic and will look for anything that can be sold, used, or be of value to them. Simply, remove your items from the car. The public can help prevent this crime of opportunity. Another reminder is to ensure your car is locked.