RCMP searches proper­ty, finds stolen equ­ipment

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Pinehurst, Lunenburg Co

On February 22, memb­ers of Lunenburg Dis­trict RCMP General Investigative Section, South Shore Integr­ated Street Crime Un­it (SCEU) and Kings County Integrated SC­EU searched a proper­ty Northfield Rd. As a result of the sea­rch, several large pieces of machinery and equipment were re­covered. The value of the seized equipme­nt is approximately $250,000. The items seized included:

  • Caterpillar excavator
  • New Holland skid ste­er
  • five ‘goose neck’ tr­ailers
  • Kioti ‘side by side’ ATV
  • numerous power tools, smaller trailers and tractor attachmen­ts
  • side by side

Police were on scene until February 23 while RCMP Forensic Identification Servic­es processed the evi­dence. A Remotely Pi­loted Aerial System, or ‘drone’ was used by the RCMP to surv­ey the scene. The nu­merous pieces of equ­ipment are from vari­ous areas throughout the province. Inves­tigators have removed all equipment from the search area and are in the process of locating the susp­ect in this matter, and determining the owners of the equipm­ent.

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Anyone with informat­ion about these inci­dents is also asked to contact Lunenburg District RCMP at 90­2-527-5555.  Should you wish to remain 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 texting a tip – Tip 202 + your messa­ge to 274637.

Goose neck

The investigation is ongoing.


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