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A 24-year-old Bible Hill man is facing numerous charges in relation to a vehicle that was reported stolen in Truro on June 25th, 2024.

On July 1st, 2024, shortly after 6:00pm, a member of the Amherst Police Department spotted the vehicle pulling into a residence on Eddy Street. The vehicle, a white Ford F250, was noted to have a single military license plate attached to it rather than two. A traffic stop was conducted and police learned that the vehicle had been reported stolen from Truro on the morning of June 25th, 2024. It was also learned that the military license plate was not connected to the vehicle and it also was reportedly stolen. The driver provided police with false information, which included his name and date of birth. He was arrested and later identified by his fingerprints and at this time, it was learned that the accused was the subject of a release order that included house arrest conditions.

Nathan Gary Dean, aged 24 has been charged with:

  • 354(1)(a) Criminal Code - Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000
  • 354(1)(b) Criminal Code - Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000
  • 129(a) Criminal Code - Obstruct peace officer
  • 403 Criminal Code - Identity Fraud
  • 145(5)(a) Criminal Code – Breach of Release Order Conditions (x3)

Dean was held in custody overnight and is scheduled to appear in court on July 2nd, 2024 to answer to the charges.

The Amherst Police and our partners often rely on assistance from the public, especially in regards to information on matters that impact community safety and well-being. Anyone with information related to these, or other incidents is asked to contact the Amherst Police Department at 667-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Media contact:
Cpl. Tom Wood
Crime Prevention Officer
Amherst Police Department