RCMP investigate after boats cut from moorings in Weymouth

RCMP fishery

Digby RCMP is investigating after an incident where ten fishing boats were cut loose from their moorings at a wharf in Weymouth.

On August 5, at 7:57 a.m., Digby RCMP received a complaint that eight boats had been cut from their moorings sometime overnight. When police responded to the scene they learned that ten boats had been cut from their moorings and that a crate containing $800 worth of lobster had been stolen from one of the boats.

The boats, which had not suffered any damage, had been retrieved by their owners by the time police arrived at 8:09 a.m.

Police are continuing the investigation with support from the RCMP Special Tactical Operations and Street Crime Enforcement investigators.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the Digby RCMP at 902-245-2579. 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.

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