RCMP investigating three separate break and enters at same DTI depot

January 9, 2018
Grand Falls, New Brunswick

News release

The West District RCMP is investigating three separate break and enters at a Department of Transportation and Infrastructure depot near Grand Falls between August and November 2017.

Between 5 p.m. on August 10, 2017, and 7 a.m. on August 14, 2017, the DTI depot on Route 130 near Grand Falls was broken into. A Dewalt drill, Makita skill saw, an Ultra Pro paint gun and a 20 ton jack were stolen. The jack was later recovered at a flea market in Aroostook.

The second break and enter and theft occurred sometime between 4:30 p.m. on October 28, 2017, and 8 a.m. on October 30, 2017. Two Dewalt drills, two Ingersoll Rand impact guns and a Lincoln grease gun were taken.

Police were called for a report of a third break and enter at the depot that occurred sometime between 4:30 p.m. on November 3, 2017, and 2 p.m. on November 6, 2017. A computer, a wheel barrow, a torque wrench, a socket wrench, a paint gun, a box of truck tail lights, a Makita angle grinder and a boxed end wrench set were taken.

Police believe the three incidents are related.

Anyone with information about any of these incidents is asked to contact the West District RCMP, Saint-Léonard Detachment at 506-473-3137. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.


Contact information

Cst. Cathy Doucet
West District RCMP
Saint-Léonard Detachment

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