Red and yellow ATVs linked to series of break-and-enters (Photos)

Meteghan RCMP is investigating three break-and-enters in Digby and Yarmouth counties.

On December 11, at approximately 4 a.m., RCMP officers responded to a break-and-enter at a gas station in Meteghan. A man broke a glass door and stole several packs of cigarettes before leaving the scene on a red all-terrain vehicle (ATV).

On December 12, at approximately 2 a.m., Yarmouth Rural RCMP were dispatched to a break-and-enter at a grocery store in Dayton. A man broke a window and stole a quantity of cigarettes. He left the scene on a red ATV.

On January 7, at approximately 2:45 a.m., Meteghan RCMP responded to a break-and-enter at a hardware shop in Meteghan. A male broke the back door and stole a generator and boxes of tools. He was wearing a black mask and gloves and was riding a yellow ATV. 

The investigations into these break-and-enters are ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to contact the Meteghan RCMP at 902-645-2326. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers, toll-free, at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at, or use the P3 Tips App.


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