Hmmm, If nothing else is missing and there was no damage than I think
it's very likely this is a prank by the students. Estimated value of
only $500? Hmmm, methinks we're not being told everything here.
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com
, "Sgt. Wattie <cwattie@n...>"
> Just saw the following from the Kingston papers:
> Crime Stoppers Kingston/1000 Islands Inc. and the CFB Kingston
> Military Police are seeking the public's assistance in solving the
> theft of an antique sword from its display case in the Senior Ranks
> Mess at RMC Kingston.
> Between Dec, 29, 2002 and Jan. 6, 2003, an unknown culprit broke
> a display case located at the mess at 9 Point Frederick Dr. at the
> Royal Military College.
> Stolen was a 1796 Infantry Officer's sword, along with the
> The estimated value is between $500-$2,000.
> The sword is described as approximately 2.5 metres long with a
> folding shell. It is slightly tarnished with a D-ring Gaunt. The
> scabbard is black leather with brass fittings.
> If you have any information about this theft, or any other criminal
> offence, call Crime Stoppers.
> You never have to give your name and your information could make
> eligible for a cash reward.
> Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display nor any other
> of caller identification.
> Call Crime Stoppers (613) 549-5761 toll-free 1-800-222-8477(TIPS).