Amherst police ask the public to help locate a man wanted on a province-wide warrant

Jamie Trenholm
Police say a province-wide warrant has been issued for Jamie Trenholm. Credit: Amherst Police Department

Amherst Police Department is asking for the public's assistance to locate a man wanted by police in connection to an incident in the community.

Police say a province-wide warrant has been issued for 37-year-old Jamie Trenholm.

In a release, police say Trenholm is wanted for a robbery and assault that allegedly took place at a residence in Amherst on Feb. 25, 2024.
"Police received a call that a male had committed a home invasion and robbery against a male victim," said the release.

The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries, was treated at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, and was later released.

Police say the victim and the subject are known to each other.

Trenholm has been charged with:
• Robbery contrary to Section 344 of the Criminal Code
• Assault with a weapon contrary to Section 267(a) of the Criminal Code
• Uttering threats against a person contrary to Section 264.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code
• Possession of a Weapon contrary to Section 88(2) of the Criminal Code
• Aggravated assault contrary to Section 268(2) of the Criminal Code
• 3 X Fail to comply with a release order contrary to Section 145(5) (a) of the Criminal Code

Police describe Trenholm as 6 feet tall, with black hair, brown eyes, and a medium build.

Police believe that Trenholm could be in New Brunswick or Nova Scotia.

Anyone who sees Trenholm should not approach him and should call 911 immediately.

Police ask anyone with information about Trenholm's whereabouts to contact the Amherst Police Department at 902-667-8600.

If you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers, toll-free, at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at, or use the P3 Tips App.