AMHERST – With the assistance of the Codiac Street Crime Unit, Amherst Police have identified two males from the Codiac region responsible for the theft of a guitar from the Amherst Music Centre on December 20.
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One of the parties was arrested in Moncton while attempting to trade the stolen guitar at a local music shop. He faces charges of possession of property obtained by crime. As a result of that arrest, the other party involbed was identified and Amherst Police are proceeding with charges of theft against both parties.
They are currently in custody and awaiting a future court appearance.
Anyone with further information pertaining to this incident, or any other criminal activity, is urged to contact the Amherst Police Department at (902) 667-8600 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-888-8477 (TIPS).