Highway robbery

The steamer Druid was last evening towed round into the cove at Dartmouth to be fitted up into a gunboat for the protection of the fisheries.

The provincial government has offered a reward of $100 for the capture of four deserters from the 16th Regiment, who recently committed a highway robbery at Porter’s Lake, near Dartmouth.

Halifax Citizen, April 10 1866, Page 3 Column 6. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=D90uR9ClOh8C&dat=18660410&printsec=frontpage&hl=en