RCMP arrests four youths involved in mischief to vehicles and homes

June 18, 2024
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia

News release

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has arrested four youths in relation to vandalism in Cole Harbour.

Between April 20 and May 26, RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment received over twenty reports of mischief to 18 vehicles and three homes in the following areas:

  • Arklow Drive
  • Forest Hills Parkway
  • Lochiel Circle
  • Clermont Crescent
  • Havelock Crescent
  • Hirandale Crescent
  • Sophia Crescent
  • Flying Cloud Drive
  • Nestor Crescent
  • Cole Drive
  • Balsam Place

Information and evidence gathered indicates that rocks, pellet guns and other blunt objects were used to break windows, slash tires and vandalize vehicle interiors.

This past week, RCMP officers located and arrested three Cole Harbour male youths and one Westphal male youth involved in twelve incidents reported on May 26.

The youths were later released and will appear in Halifax Youth Justice Court at a later date to face charges of mischief.

Reporting incidents can help police better target crime prevention efforts in communities. It can also help identify trends and prevent a possible escalation towards violence.

Anyone with information about these incidents, or who may have video footage of the area for the date range in question, is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers, toll-free, at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips app.

Files # 24-70112

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Contact information

Cpl. Guillaume Tremblay
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
rcmpns-grcne@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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