Annapolis RCMP Crime Report
By Heather Killen
The Annapolis RCMP responded to 87 calls from September 30 through October 7. Among these were: three false 911s, three traffic accidents, two mental health matters and two domestic disturbances.
Following are a few of these calls:
-- September 30 at 6:56 a.m. Cornwallis. Police were called to a suspicious fire in one of the barracks in Cornwallis Park.
-- September 30 at 11:20 a.m. Wilmot. A Lincoln Weld Pak 100 generator was reported stolen after someone broke into a garage sometime over the past two weeks.
-- September 30 at 2:41 p.m. Clementsvale. A driver is being charged with being suspended and having no insurance after a police stop.
-- September 30 at 3:02 p.m. Wilmot. A compliant of mischief was made after a house and car were egged overnight.
-- September 30 at 3:23 p.m. Middleton. A resident reported a theft after a male came to his door, asking for a ride to Kingston. After giving him the ride, the resident noticed money missing from the vehicle console. The person came back the following day asking for money for a sick kid. Police believe that this may simply be someone preying on the goodwill of others.
-- September 30 at 4:33 p.m. Meadowvale. Police are following up on a report of an assault at a residence.
-- October 1 at 12:48 a.m. Lawrencetown. Police were called when neighbours were making a lot of noise. Police were unable to respond until a later time due to other matters.
-- October 1 at 7:22 a.m. Upper Granville. Police were called about shots being heard on the north side of the river.
-- October 1 at 11:38 a.m. Hwy 101 Bridgetown. A semi truck was reported to be driving erratically on the highway. Police stopped the vehicle in New Minas.
-- October 1 at 11:45 a.m. Middleton. Police were called to a dispute between two drivers. Their mirrors had made contact with each other and an argument took place. The matter was resolved.
-- October 1 at 11:51 a.m. Melvern Square. A Honda mini bike was reported stolen from a garage overnight. Later in the evening an officer in Kingston spotted a bike being driven on the street and then abandoned. It turned out to be the same bike. The bike was returned to the owner and police continue to follow up.
-- October 1 at 12:12 p.m. Middleton. An officer on patrol issued a number of parking tickets where no parking was permitted.
-- October 1 at 1:26 p.m. Granville Ferry. Police were called to assist the ambulance for a person in distress. The person was taken to hospital by EHS.
-- October 1 at 7:40 p.m. Round Hill. Police were called to a report of several gunshots after dark. Police made patrols but were not able to locate the source of the shooting. DNR was advised.
-- October 1 at 8:48 p.m. Deep Brook. Police received a report of ATVs being operated on the roadway. Police attended but the ATVs were gone.
-- October 2 at 2:22 a.m. Wilmot. Police were called after a vehicle alarm went off. A black van was seen in the area. Police made patrols but no one was found.
-- October 2 at 6:24 a.m. Brooklyn. Police received a 911 call at a residence. A dispute had occurred between two people over a cigarette. Police spoke to one of the individuals over calling 911 on matters not an emergency.
-- October 2 at 10:56 a.m. Wilmot. Police were called to a report of a theft of copper from a residence. It turned out the person had permission from the homeowner to be there.
-- October 2 at 10:58 a.m. Springfield. A pallet of siding worth several thousand dollars was reported stolen.
-- October 2 at 3:12 p.m. Middleton. A hit-and-run was reported in the Save Easy parking lot. Police have a license number and are continuing to investigate.
-- October 2 at 6:48 p.m. Nictaux. Police were called to a report of a break-and-enter occurring at a garage. It turned out to be the owner’s son who had forgotten his keys and went through the window.
-- October 3 at 9:36 a.m. Bridgetown. Damage to a vehicle was reported after the side mirrors were broken, a tire flattened, and two chain saws taken from the truck. Police continue to investigate.
-- October 3 at 3:02 p.m. Middleton. A possible impaired driver was reported. Police looked for the vehicle but were not able to find it.
-- October 3 at 9:41 p.m. Middleton. Police were called to a residence after someone was heard at the door. But when the light was turned on, they ran away. Police made patrols in the area but no one was found.
-- October 4 at 10:12 a.m. New Albany. An attempted theft of an ATV was reported. The owner had found it at the end of his driveway.
-- October 4 at 11:55 a.m. Wilmot. A suspicious person was reported seen near a residence. Police attended but the person had since left.
-- October 4 at 1:52 p.m. Karsdale. Fence posts were reported stolen, possibly sometime during the summer.
-- October 4 at 4:19 p.m. Middleton. Threats were reported. Police will follow up.
-- October 4 at 4:44 p.m. Pleasant Lake. Police receive a report of threats. Police will follow up.
-- October 4 at 5:25 p.m. New Albany. Police were called about a dispute between two individuals. One decided to leave to let matters cool down.
-- October 4 at 6:12 p.m. Bridgetown. A resident reported a break-and-enter to an apartment. The person had been away for a week and returned to find personal items were taken. Police continue to investigate.
-- October 4 at 6:43 p.m. Bridgetown. Cattle were reported on the roadway. The owner was able to coax the cattle off the road.
-- October 4 at 8:19 p.m. Middleton. Police were called after a threatening phone call. It turned out to be abusive language and name-calling.
-- October 4 at 10:08 p.m. Middleton. Police received a report of a prowler in the back yard. Dogs were barking. Police made patrols in the area but no one was found.
-- October 4 at 10:10 p.m. Bridgetown. Police were called about a group of youths running through yards and alleys making noise. Police spoke to the group who claimed to be playing hide and seek. They were warned about going through private property.
-- October 5 at 8:52 a.m. Wilmot. Police were called about the theft of some pills. The police were able to recover the pills and return them. The person did not wish to press charges, only a warning.
-- October 5 at 9:01 a.m. Middleton. A business owner reported a shirt with blood on it outside his business. Police had no reports to associate to the shirt.
-- October 5 at 10:57 a.m. Bear River. Police were called to a report of a disturbance at a residence. The matter was resolved.
-- October 5 at 1:30 p.m. Highway 10 Albany. Police received a report that vehicles could be heard racing up and down the highway and squealing tires. Police attended and found the tire marks, likely caused by recent activity as reported, but the vehicles were since gone.
-- October 5 at 5:18 p.m. Highway 101 Bridgetown. A possible impaired driver was reported to be weaving on the roadway. The police located the vehicle. The driver was tired and would rest before continuing on.
-- October 5 at 7:58 p.m. Middleton. A dog was reported to be continuously barking. Police attended but learned that the dog had stopped barking soon after the call was made.
-- October 5 at 8:26 p.m. Granville Ferry. Police were advised of a suspicious incident. A vehicle was parked in driveway for close to an hour and then another vehicle arrived and items were moved from one vehicle to another. Police are following up with the vehicles’ owners as to what they were doing there.
-- October 5 at 8:55 p.m. Clementsvale. A vehicle was reported to be squealing tires on the road leaving black marks. Police made patrols but the vehicle had since left.
-- October 5 at 11:58 p.m. Lawrencetown. A noise complaint was reported after neighbours were playing loud music and yelling. The police attended but the noise had since stopped.
-- October 6 at 1:19 a.m. Granville Center. Police were called to a disturbance at a residence. One person was held in police custody for court.
-- October 6 at 12:54 p.m. Bridgetown. Police and firefighters were called to a vehicle fire.
-- October 6 at 3:51 p.m. Bridgetown. Police were called to a dispute between neighbours where beer was poured over a balcony.
-- October 6 at 7:17 p.m. Lake Pleasant. A break-and-enter is reported to a shed after a wood splitter and wheelbarrow was stolen. The lock was broken.
-- October 6 at 8:48 p.m. Granville Center. Police were called to a report of threats with a firearm. One male was taken into police custody and held for court.
Crimes, or information on crimes, can be reported to the Annapolis RCMP at 825-2000 in Middleton, or 665-4481 in Bridgetown. Information on crimes can also be reported to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.