Bay Roberts RCMP investigates damage to Anglican Cemetery in Spaniard’s Bay, seeks assistance identifying driver of pickup truck

May 10, 2024
Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release


A rod fence is knocked over in a graveyard.
An iron gate is damaged.
An older Ford F-150 is parked in a wooded area with driver side doors open.
The front end of an older Ford F-150 truck is pictured on a wooded trail. The hood of the truck is up and the driver side door is open.

Bay Roberts RCMP is investigating damages at the Anglican Cemetery in Spaniard's Bay and is seeking assistance from the public. The damages are believed to have occurred on Wednesday evening. A suspect vehicle has been identified. Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying the driver.

A number of head stones, fences and an iron gate on the property were intentionally damaged. Tire tracks were observed at the cemetery. A 2002 black Ford F-250 truck, which was found abandoned and damaged in a wooded area in Spaniard's Bay, is suspected to have been used to commit the crime. Pictures of some of the damages at the cemetery and the suspect vehicle are attached.

The truck has been seized as part of the investigation, which is continuing at this time.

Anyone who is able to identify the driver of the Ford truck, or who has any other information about this crime, is asked to contact Bay Roberts RCMP at 709-786-2118. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers: #SayItHere 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit or use the P3Tips app.


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