RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance for information regarding copper theft in Lucasville.
On September 27th, three NS Power sub-stations were the target of break and enters. The culprits used wire cutting tools to cut all the ground wires in the substation.
The materials to repair each sub-station targeted is estimated to be in the thousands of dollars.
Besides being criminal in nature, police want to remind the public that serious bodily harm or death can occur from electric shock when near these substations.
Investigators are asking anyone who might have seen suspicious activity in the area to contact them. People can contact any RCMP office, Halifax Regional Police or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS ( 8477 ), texting TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca . Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 – $2000.