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POLICE REPORT: Dive team looks for ammo dumped into Chocolate Lake

The RCMP / Halifax Regional Police dive team was dispatched to Chocolate Lake in Halifax on Sunday evening to look for ammunition and various metal objects that had been thrown into the water there.
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The RCMP / Halifax Regional Police dive team was dispatched to Chocolate Lake in Halifax on Sunday evening to look for ammunition and various metal objects that had been thrown into the water there.

Divers scoured the area "for anything suspicious or dangerous to swimmers" at the popular beach, police said in a news release. They provided no further details.

Colchester RCMP investigating hit-and-run collision

Colchester District RCMP are looking for the driver of a car who sped off after a collision with a motorcycle last Tuesday.

The rider and passenger on the motorcycle were both treated by paramedics and transported to hospital with minor injuries after the crash on July 11, shortly after 5 p.m. on MacElmon Road in Debert.

"The vehicle is described as a grey car, possibly a Toyota Corolla, and it left the scene at a high rate of speed," RCMP said in a news release.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Colchester District RCMP at 902-896-5000. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

RCMP seek car-burning culprits

RCMP are seeking the public's assistance in the wake of the theft and burning of a car in Porters Lake.

"On July 13, RCMP responded to a report of a white 2016 Nissan Altima that had been stolen from a residence in Porters Lake. The theft occurred between 5 p.m. on July 12 and 8 a.m. on July 13. The vehicle was later found on Bavaria Drive after the suspect(s) attempted to burn it. It was extensively damaged as a result," RCMP said in a news release.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020 or Crime Stoppers.

Suspects sought in theft of jacket

Colchester District RCMP are seeking a pair of suspects in the theft of a jacket from the washroom of the Canadian Tire store in Lower Truro.

The incident happened on July 11 at about 3 p.m. The jacket contained a wallet, a set of keys and an amount of cash.

"A man was seen exiting the store with the jacket, and a short time later a woman turned in a set of keys from the jacket to the customer service desk. Both individuals left the store in a four-door silver sedan," RCMP said in a news release.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Colchester District RCMP at 902-896-5000 or Crime Stoppers.



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