Kings County From the Cruiser: March 4

Wendy Elliott
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From the cruiser

There were 81 reports to RCMP in Kings County between Feb. 24 and Feb. 27.

Feb. 24

A driver in New Minas received a warning for smoking while children were in the vehicle.

A passport was lost in Greenwood when it inadvertently got recycled.

Police received a request from North Alton to retrieve stolen property.

A couple was reported for possibly smoking illegal drugs near a Wolfville residence.

Two black cows were reported on the road in Lakeville at 7 p.m.

Feb. 25

An empty school bus rear-ended another vehicle at 9 a.m. in Steam Mill. No children were on board.

Staff and students were very co-operative after a lockdown was called at Central Kings High School, said Staff-Sgt. Jean Guy Richard. Two teens, ages 15 and 17, have been released on conditions.

Sixty vehicles were checked during a checkpoint in Centreville.

Someone was observed shoplifting pet supplies in Greenwood.

Some nuisance phone calls were reported in Wolfville.

A driver on Highway 101 got a ticket for using a hand-held cellular device.

An 81-year-old woman was the victim of a phone fraud, losing several hundred dollars.

There was suspicious vehicle in Bishopville and later a request to remove someone.

Feb. 26

Two intoxicated males at an eatery in New Minas were jailed.

Two drivers were caught using hand-held cellular devices in New Minas.

A protection of property order was renewed at a New Minas store.

Some tires were stolen from a New Minas business.

A peace bond was served in Lockhartville.

A driver failed to pay for gas in Coldbrook, but returned to comply.

A driver lost control in Waterville, went into a ditch and hit a pole.

A possible theft of mail was reported from the Students’ Union Building at Acadia University.

A medical emergency took place in Bishopville.

There was a collision in Woodville at 11:30 p.m. A passenger was sent to the QE II Hospital and the driver is being investigated for impairment. Both had to be extracted from the vehicle.

A cell phone was reported stolen in Centreville.

Feb. 27

At 1 a.m. there was a noise complaint in Aylesford.

Four mental health issues arose and four family relations incidents took place. One involved a teen who was out of control due to cell phone restrictions.

There were two youth group home calls, including one youth who was missing overnight.

There were five speeding tickets handed out on Highway 101. Two driving complaints came in.

Threats were reported in North Kentville and Greenwood. There were two sudden deaths.

There was one false business alarm and three false 911 calls.


Organizations: RCMP, Central Kings High School, Union Building Acadia University QE II Hospital

Geographic location: New Minas, Greenwood, Wolfville Kings Centreville North Alton Bishopville Lakeville Steam Mill Lockhartville Coldbrook Waterville Woodville Aylesford North Kentville

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