Monday, August 23, 2010

Fire at Bull's Head Wharf

A suspicious fire at Bull's Head Wharf in Stoney Island, Cape Sable Island has sparked a police investigation.

The fire destroyed a bait shed and extensively damaged a nearby storage building.

Island and Barrington Passage Fire Department responded to the call at 12:30 this morning.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Barrington Detachment or Crime Stoppers.

Theft on Prince Street

Bridgewater Police are investigating a theft.

A large quantity of cash was taken from a Prince Street residence on Friday.

According to police the crime took place between 10am and 2pm.

Police are asking anyone with information on the incident to contact the Bridgewater detachment or the Crime Stoppers hotline.

Thief at Bridgewater Mall

Bridgewater Police are seeking help from the public in an investigation.

An unknown male came into Cardinal Fire and Safety outlet in the Bridgewater Mall and took a large sum of money from the till.

The male then departed the mall with a female companion.

The crime took place on the evening of August 4th at approximately 10 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bridgewater Police or Crime Stoppers.

Barrington Man Faces Child Pornagraphy Charges

A thirty three year old man was arrested and charged with accessing child pornography on Friday.

He has been released on numerous conditions.

He must remain in Nova Scotia, notify Barrington RCMP of any changes in address or employment and not possess any form of pornography.

He is also barred from unsupervised contact with individuals under the age of eighteen or accessing the Internet outside of work.

The charges come after an investigation by the Barrington detachment , the Atlantic Region Integrated Tech Crime Unit and Nova Scotia Internet Child Exploitation Unit of the RCMP.

The man is due in Barrington Provincial court on October 14th

Fire on North King Street

Lunenburg County RCMP are investigating a fire at the parking lot of South Shore Truck Centre along North King Street in Lower Branch.

The Northfield District Fire Department and the Bridgewater Fire Department responded to the call at approximately 10:45 p.m. on Sunday.

The fire destroyed two semi tractors and damaged a third.

Staff Sergeant Bruce Hill says the cause of the fire is still not known to police.

"One of the leads were following up (on) is that the fire may have been caused by a malfunction of one of the vehicles. But it's still under investigation," says Hill.

Investigators are asking anyone anyone who may witnessed the fire before the authorities arrived to contact Bridgewater Police or Crime Stoppers.

Firearms and Drug Charges Pending

Two males are facing numerous charges after a routine traffic checkpoint on highway 331 in Petite Riviere.

RCMP and members of the South Shore Traffic Services arrested two occupants of a vehicle on Friday.

A search of a vehicle resulted in seizure of a small amount of marijuana and sawed-off 12 gauge shotgun.

the youth and adult were held in custody and then released to appear in court at a later date.

There a pending charges against both, including firearms offences, possession of a controlled substance and breaching court orders.

The investigation continues.