Police probing mischief involving lobster traps off Petit-de-Grat island

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Richmond County District RCMP is investigating mischief involving lobster traps in the waters off Petit-de-Grat island last week

Police were notified that 40 lobster traps were cut from their buoys between 5:00 p.m. April 29th and 8 a.m. the next day.

RCMP say the traps could not be recovered and the total loss of the traps and the catch they contained is around $10,000.

Police say a suspect has been identified and anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the Richmond County District RCMP or Crime Stoppers.