Annapolis RCMP Crime Report
© Lawrence Powell
No students were hurt when a car smashed into the side of this school bus Thursday. But the female drivers of the car was injured and transported by ambulance to Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville. The emergency department at Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital in nearby Middleton was closed that day.
By Heather Killen
The Annapolis police received 61 calls between Feb. 3 and Feb.10 among these were: two false 911s, 14 traffic matters and 12 domestic disputes. Following are a few of these calls:
(Note: Due to the sensitive nature of cases concerning sexual assault, children’s welfare and mental health issues, not all calls are considered appropriate for publication.)
-- February 3 at 2:33 p.m. Upper Clements. A suspicious vehicle was reported.
-- February 3 at 3:47 p.m. Bear River. Halifax Regional Police asked the RCMP to make an inquiry about a Halifax investigation.
-- February 4 at 9:55 a.m. Belleisle. A vehicle was reported for passing in an unsafe manner.
-- February 4 at 2:56 p.m. Clarence. An assault was reported. A male was later arrested, lodged in cells, and taken to court the next day. He pled guilty and was sentenced to a three-month conditional sentence order followed by one-year probation.
-- February 4 at 6:34 p.m. Middleton. Police and EHS were called to a work-place injury.
-- February 6 at 10:48 a.m. Bridgetown. A warrant was issued by the court for the arrest of a man who failed to appear in court.
-- February 6 at 1:18 p.m. South Farmington. A single-vehicle collision was reported. The vehicle went off the road in slushy conditions and struck a power pole.
-- February 6 at 2:38 p.m. Highway 1 Wilmot. Police, EHS, and the fire department were called to a collision involving a school bus and a car. No injuries were reported by the occupants of the school bus, but the female driver of the car was transported to hospital in Kentville.
-- February 7 at 7:40 a.m. Highway 101 near Bridgetown. Police and EHS were called to a single-vehicle accident. The driver lost control on the slippery road and the car went into the ditch and rolled on its side. The driver was checked by EHS and released. The vehicle towed.
-- February 7 at 1:35 p.m. Bridgetown. Police and EHS responded to a two-vehicle collision. The elderly driver of a car collided with a parked truck. A female was transported to hospital with non-lifethreatening injuries.
-- February 7 at 6:01 p.m. Middleton. Police located a male who was violating conditions of his probation. He was arrested, lodged in cells, and released pending a court appearance.
-- February 8 at 2:27 p.m. Karsdale. Police and Annapolis Royal Volunteer Fire Department were called to a house fire. The fire started in the chimney.
-- February 8 at 10:50 p.m. Margaretsville. A suspicious vehicle was reported. Police attended and found that the driver had run out of gas.
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.