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RCMP investigates break and enters at Newfoundland Power and Highway Depot


The RCMP in Whitbourne is investigating several break and enters at Newfoundland Power facilities and a Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Highway Maintenance Depot.


The first break and enter was on January 3.


Sometime between the evening hours of January 9 and the morning hours of January 10, suspect(s) broke into a Highway Maintenance Depot in Fair Haven. Several tools, a gas can and gasoline was stolen. Gas was removed from the gas tanks of parked vehicles.


Sometime between the evening hours of January 2 and the morning hours of January 3, three Newfoundland Power properties, including a facility in Whitbourne and two substations, one located on the Trans-Canada Highway in Whitbourne and the other in Chapel Arm, were broken into. A number of items were stolen from the Whitbourne facility including three reels of copper wire and four Milwaukee brand power drills. Police believe the suspect(s) were looking for copper wire at the two substation locations.


Anyone having information is asked to contact Whitbourne RCMP at 709-759-2600 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers.

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