A 39-year-old man is facing 15 criminal charges after searches were conducted yesterday at multiple locations as part of an ongoing investigation into stolen vehicles.
At approximately 9 a.m. investigators from the General Investigative Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, along with patrol members, RCMP, Insurance Bureau of Canada and Military Police, conducted searches at Meadow Lark Crescent in Halifax, the 100 block of Kearney Lake Road in Halifax, two addresses in the 300 block of Kearney Lake Road in Halifax, the 700 block of the Old Sambro Road in Harrietsfield, the 300 block of Gate House Run in Hammonds Plains and the 1300 block of Cole Harbour Road in Cole Harbour.
Investigators arrested a Halifax man without incident yesterday at approximately 9:05 a.m. at a residence in Halifax. Nicholas Rayfield Barker is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court today to face 13 counts of theft of motor vehicle and two counts of removing VIN numbers.
The investigation is ongoing. Investigators are asking anyone who has information on this case to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App.