RCMP charges two men following string of thefts

September 8, 2017
Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia

News release

On September 6, Lunenburg District RCMP received multiple calls of thefts from motor vehicles that occurred between Italy Cross and Conquerall Mills. The preliminary investigation resulted in the arrest of two men. The investigation continued through the following day, and during the evening of September 7, Lunenburg District RCMP searched a home on Phoenix Street in Bridgewater. A significant amount of the stolen property was recovered as a result of the search.

Lunenburg District RCMP has charged two men with the following offences:

Matthew Max KNICKLE, 24, of Bridgewater, Theft Under $5000.00 (x 6), Possession of Property obtained by Crime (x 6)

Michael William KNICKLE, 26 of Bridgewater, Theft Under $5000.00 (x 6), Possession of Property obtained by Crime (x 6)

Both men have been been remanded into custody and are scheduled to appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on September 12, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

The investigation is continuing and additional charges are expected.

Anyone with information pertaining to these incidents in asked to contact Lunenburg District RCMP at 902 527-5555. 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 www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not tapped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.


Contact information

Lunenburg District RCMP
Office: 902 275-3585
Cell: 902 541-0983

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