Cumberland County District RCMP seeks public help to identify ATV driver

August 16, 2017
Springhill, Nova Scotia

News release


Cumberland County District RCMP is asking the public for help to identify an ATV driver involved in two incidents.

On July 24 at approximately 1:40 p.m., RCMP members saw a three-wheeler ATV on Lagoon Rd. in Springhill. When police attempted to stop the vehicle, it fled the scene.

On August 13 at approximately 7:45 p.m., the RCMP saw someone suspected to be the same driver on the same ATV. The vehicle headed down the middle of Black River Rd. toward McGee St. It did not stop at the stop sign and crossed McGee St., driving north on Athol Rd.

When RCMP members attempted to stop the vehicle by activating emergency police equipment, the ATV driver failed to stop and sped past the police vehicle.

Operating an ATV in this manner is dangerous and illegal.

Cumberland County District RCMP asks anyone with information on this incident to contact the Springhill RCMP Detachment at 902-597-3779. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at 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 award.


Contact information

Cpl. Dal Hutchinson
Media Relations Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-830-5695

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