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4 men charged in $1M Canada Day lobster heist

Four men have been charged in the theft of $1 million worth of lobster in northern New Brunswick company on Canada Day, say RCMP. Police believe the lobster theft is connected to a larger crime ring targeting cargo shipments in Quebec and New Brunswick, Cpl. Alice Desroches said in a news release on Tuesday. On July 1, a transport truck was stolen from Eco-Technologies Ltd. in Caraquet, N.B., said Desroches. The truck was then used to steal a refrigerated unit filled with frozen lobster from LeBreton and Sons Fisheries Ltd. in Grand-Anse, N.B., she said. continue reading the story here 10:27

Big lobster heist from a secure compound on Morris Island near Yarmouth

Police in Nova Scotia are investigating after 1,400 pounds of live lobster were stolen from a secure compound. The RCMP said 14 crates of lobsters were stolen from the compound on f on Morris Island near Yarmouth. Each crate contained 100 pounds of lobster. The lobsters were taken between 5 p.m. on Monday and 9 a.m. on Tuesday, police said in a release. Const. Kerri Chartrand said the lobsters were being held at a fish plant when they were stolen. They were definitely not freed, she added. Read the article here 10:20