Erratic and careless drivers cause problems

Heather Killen
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Annapolis RCMP Crime Report


By Heather Killen

The Spectator



The Annapolis RCMP received 73 calls from February 17 to February 24. Among these were: four false 911s, one false alarm, 17 traffic matters, and 11 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 17 at 10:41 a.m.  Lawrencetown. Police were called regarding a parked vehicle that was interfering with snow removal. The vehicle was moved prior to police arrival.

-- February 17 at 3 p.m.  Middleton. Police received a report of a vehicle passing a stopped school bus that had its red lights flashing

-- February 17 at 3:15 p.m. Wilmot. A vehicle was reported for passing a stopped school bus that had its red lights flashing.

-- February 17 at 4:32 p.m. Clementsvale. Police were called to a dispute involving damaged property.

-- February 17 at 6:27 p.m. An adult male was arrested after an assault was reported. The male was lodged in cells and taken to court the next day where he was released pending a new court appearance.

-- February 17 at 8:32 p.m. Hwy 101 Wilmot. Police were called after a vehicle went off the road. Police attended and learned that the driver was forced onto the shoulder to avoid another vehicle and got stuck.

-- February 18 at 6:27 p.m. Lawrencetown. An erratic driver was reported. A patrol was made but the vehicle was not located.

-- February 18 at 8:23 p.m. South Williamston.  A threats complaint resulted in the arrest of an adult male. The individual was lodged in cells over night and released the next day when sober.

-- February 19 at 3:08 p.m. Middleton. Police received a request from a New Brunswick police agency to make an inquiry regarding an ongoing investigation.

-- February 19 at 6:08 p.m. Wilmot. A suspicious vehicle complaint resulted in a police patrol. The vehicle and driver were located and the driver is now facing charges under the MVA.

-- February 21 at 1:46 a.m. Meadowvale. An intoxicated man was reported to be on the road. A patrol was made but the individual was not located.

-- February 21 at 10:42 a.m.  Wilmot. A traffic stop resulted in the male driver facing a number of MVA charges.

-- February 21 at 11:05 a.m. Nictaux.  An Internet scam was reported in which a person was scammed out of money from a web site in Sri Lanka.

-- February 21 at 10:58 p.m.  Margaretsville. A traffic hazard was reported involving a tree across the road. The tree was removed prior to police arrival.

-- February 22 at 2:22 a.m. Granville Ferry. A police traffic stop resulted in the driver being issued a seven-day driver’s licence suspension.

-- February 22 at 12:04 p.m. Wilmot. An erratic driver was reported. The investigation continues and charges are a possibility.

-- February 22 at 1:03 p.m. Middleton. A suspicious vehicle was reported after a vehicle was left in a parking lot for a number of days.

-- February 22 at 4:15 p.m.  Upper Granville. A lost wallet was reported.

-- February 22 at 8:31 p.m. Nictaux. Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle/person. A patrol was made. The vehicle had broken down and the person was awaiting help

-- February 23 at 12:04 a.m. Wilmot. A single-vehicle accident was reported after the driver lost control on black ice, went off road, and hit a tree. EHS checked out the driver who had no major injuries. DOT attended and salted the road. The vehicle had to be towed.

-- February 23 at 9:25 a.m. Clementsport.  Police and EHS were called to help a person in distress after a fall. The individual was transported by EHS.

-- February 23 at 12:01 p.m. Lawrencetown . A disturbance call resulted in an adult male being arrested for assault. He was later released pending a court appearance

-- February 23 at 9:23 p.m. East Torbrook . A complaint of property damage was reported.


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.

Organizations: RCMP, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Annapolis, New Brunswick, Sri Lanka Granville Ferry Bridgetown

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