Crime of the Week: Suspicious Fire – Bates Barn (February 2017)

Crime Stoppers and the Southeast District RCMP, Hampton detachment, are looking for the person or persons responsible for a suspicious fire at Bates Barn on Route 850 in Long Point, New Brunswick.

During the early morning hours of February 15, 2017, someone set fire to the event venue known as Bates Barn. The structure was completely destroyed along with equipment and supplies stored in the building. A car was seen leaving the area at the time of the fire. Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the car and its driver as they may have information relevant to the investigation.

If you have any information concerning this suspicious fire and wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting TIP212 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000.00 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this crime.


There are 4 ways to submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers:
 Call us toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
TYPE: or directly at
 TIP212 plus your message to CRIMES (274637)
TAP: Download our TipSubmit™ Mobile App for Apple™ or Android™ devices
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