Burin Peninsula RCMP investigates break, enter and theft at Newco Metals

November 17, 2020
Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release


A large metal shipping container at Newco Metal & Auto Recycling Ltd in Marystown was cut open and a number of items were stolen on November 12, 2020.

Burin Peninsula RCMP is investigating a report of break, enter and theft that happened at Newco Metal & Auto Recycling Ltd on Route 210 in Marystown on November 12, 2020.

Shortly after 8:30 a.m. police received the report and attended the scene. Officers learned that the incident occurred sometime between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. that same day. The culprit(s) cut a hole into the side of a large metal shipping container and stole a number of items, including copper wire, car batteries and catalytic converters. The total value of the stolen items is approximately $8000.00.

The investigation is continuing. Police ask anyone with any information on this break and enter or the current location of the stolen property to contact Marystown RCMP at 709-279-3001 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477), by Secure Web Tips at www.nlcrimestoppers.com, or by downloading the free and secure mobile app. Search the App Store for "P3 Tips". Electronic tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are encrypted, entirely confidential and completely anonymous.


Contact information

Burin Peninsula RCMP

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