RCMP lay charges after stolen vehicles recovered

March 25, 2021
Kentville, Nova Scotia

News release

Nova Scotia RCMP has laid multiple charges against a Yarmouth man after three incidents over multiple days.

On March 8, at 5:17 p.m., Yarmouth Town RCMP responded to a complaint on Main St. that a male breached the conditions of his undertaking. Yarmouth Town RCMP was able to identify the male and was attempting to locate him.

On March 20, at approximately 11:39 p.m., Yarmouth Town RCMP responded to a complaint that a van had been stolen from a company on Starrs Rd. On March 22, at 11:22 a.m., members of the Queens District RCMP spotted the stolen vehicle travelling on Highway 3 in Brooklyn. The vehicle stopped for police, but the driver exited the vehicle and fled into the woods near Gould's Lane. A search was conducted, but the driver was not located.

On March 23, at approximately 2:00 a.m., members of the Kentville Police Service conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Park St. As a result of the stop, it was determined that the vehicle had been stolen but not yet reported as stolen from the Bridgewater area. The driver was arrested for possession of stolen property.

Ryan Fancy, 23, of Yarmouth is facing the following charges:

  • Theft of a Motor Vehicle
  • Assault
  • Resist Arrest x2
  • Breach of Conditions of Undertaking x4

Fancy appeared in Kentville Provincial Court on March 23 and is being held in custody pending his next court appearance today.

File #s: 2021-306318, 2021-376819, 2021-372333


Contact information

Cpl. Lisa Croteau
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154

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