Do you recognize this person of interest in connection with the theft of snow crab?

June 25, 2020
Moncton, New Brunswick

News release


Person of interest
Suspect tractor-trailer
Suspect tractor-trailer

The Codiac Regional RCMP is investigating two recent instances of theft of snow crab from two trucking terminals in Moncton.

The thefts occurred on June 5 and June 7, 2020. Two transport truck trailers containing frozen snow crab were taken from the Armour Transport terminal on Edinburgh Drive, and two other trailers were taken from the Midland terminal on McNaughton Avenue, for a total of four trailer loads of crab.

The accompanying photos show the two trucks believed to have been used to steal the trailers. They are both Peterbilt, one is black and the other is black with red fenders. One of the trailers has the word "PREET" written on the side.

Police are looking to speak with three persons of interest in connection with the investigation.

The man shown here is described as heavier set, between 50 and 70 years of age.

The two other men are described as having a dark complexion and both spoke French. One measured between five feet six inches (167 centimetres) tall and five feet 10 inches (177 centimetres) tall, with a skinny build. The other man measured approximately five feet six inches (167 centimetres) tall with a skinny build.

Anyone with information, or who recognizes the man in the photo, is asked to contact the Codiac RCMP at 506-857-2400. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by downloading the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at


Contact information

S/Sgt. Patricia Levesque
Codiac Regional RCMP

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