25-Year-Old Male Steals Tractor, Crashes into Train

RCMP-1205Moncton, New Brunswick – 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the theft of a tractor, after police responded to a collision involving the tractor and a train.


On September 18, 2016, shortly after 11:30 p.m. the Codiac Regional RCMP responded to a collision between a train and a tractor on the tracks near the junction with Bill Slater Road, just inside the Moncton city limits. No one was injured.

A few minutes before the collision, the RCMP had received a report of a tractor being stolen from the Moncton RV Centre on Edinburgh Drive.

The tractor, an orange and red Kioti brand tractor, was confirmed to be the one that had been reported stolen.

The investigation is ongoing, and police are asking that anyone who might have seen the tractor prior to the collision to contact the Codiac RCMP at 506-857-2400.

Codiac Regional RCMP