Man arrested for break and enter and mischief

January 8, 2021
Boutilier's Point, Nova Scotia

News release

Halifax District RCMP arrested a 42-year-old man following a break and enter at a church on St. Margaret's Bay Rd. in Boutilier's Point.

At approximately 2:15 p.m. on January 7, Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of a suspicious man walking in the Boutilier's Point area with an axe. While making patrols, police were alerted that the suspect was inside a church and may have broken in.

Members approached the church and saw that the bottom entry door was damaged and ajar. Inside members located the suspect sitting in a chair and significant damaged to the property. The suspect was arrested without incident. No one was injured in this incident and the axe was located next to the suspect.

Kevin Arthur Whiting is charged with Break and Enter, Mischief over $5000 and Possession on Break-In Tools. He is schedule to appear today in Halifax Provincial Court.

File # 21-2614

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Contact information

Cpl. Lisa Croteau
Public Information Officer
Halifax District RCMP
Cell: 902-830-5695
Email: lisa.croteau@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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