PORT HAWKESBURY: On February 6, the RCMP’s Inverness/Richmond Street Crime Enforcement Unit and members of Port Hawkesbury RCMP searched a home and arrested three men for theft offences.
The search and arrests were in relation to a report of a theft at a convenience store in Port Hawkesbury on February 4. A man was observed on surveillance footage, taking approximately $140 worth of grocery items from the store. Through their investigation, police obtained a warrant to search a home in West Bay Road. When police entered the home, several of the stolen items were found.
Three men believed to be involved with the theft were arrested on February 5 in Port Hawkesbury. A vehicle was also seized by the RCMP due to its involvement with the incident. All three men were held in custody overnight and appeared in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court on February 6:
Those charged include Douglas Michael Gale, 48, of Sugar Camp, who is facing charges of breach of probation and theft under $5,000. He was released on conditions and is scheduled to return to court on March 25.
Trevor Cecil Landry, 42, of Port Hawkesbury, is charged with theft under $5,000. He was released on conditions and is scheduled to return to court on February 25.
Travis Austin Timmons, 28, of River Bourgeois, has been charged with theft under $5,000. He was released on conditions and is scheduled to return to court on February 12.