Annapolis RCMP Crime Report
By Lawrence Powell
Annapolis RCMP received 84 calls for service between April 21 at 10 a.m. and April 28 at 10 a.m. There were three false 911 calls, one false alarm, 19 traffic matters, and 15 domestic situations. Included in the calls was a report of a driver going off the road after hitting a pothole, an all-terrain vehicle stolen right under the owner’s nose, several cars broken into, and a couple of drivers charged with impaired. Following are some of the highlights:
(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.)
-- April 21 at 1:25 p.m. – Highway 101 near Tupperville – RCMP received an erratic driving complaint. Police intercepted the suspect vehicle and the matter was resolved.
-- April 22 at 2:18 a.m. – Granville Center: Disturbance call results in the arrest of an adult male, subject later brought to court in Windsor and was remanded into custody for a bail hearing in Annapolis Royal Provincial Court on Monday April 28, 2014.
-- April 22 at 9:41 a.m. – Middleton: Police received a report of damage to church property.
-- April 22 at 10:52 a.m. – Middleton: Police received a report of a lost wallet. The wallet is a black billfold.
-- April 22 at 3:48 p.m. – Waterloos Lake: RCMP received a report of a cottage break-and-enter.
-- April 23 at 8:40 a.m. – Wilmot: Police received a report of a vehicle entered overnight and a quantity of money stolen.
-- April 23 at 1:25 p.m. – Upper Granville: Police received a report of a possible breach of court conditions.
-- April 23 at 2:48 p.m. – Middleton: Police received a report of vehicle entered overnight.
-- April 23 at 3:58 p.m. Nictaux: Police received a report of harassment via Facebook.
-- April 23 at 3:58 p.m. Middleton: Police received a report of trespassers on a property. Charges are pending.
-- April 23 at 8:09 p.m. – Bear River: Police received a report of an unwanted person at a business. A patrol was made but the male individual had departed without further incident prior to police arrival.
-- April 23 at 9:08 p.m. Middleton: Police received a report of possible fraud involving a young person asking for donations for the IWK.
-- April 23 at 11:10 p.m. – Middleton: An RCMP traffic stop resulted in the driver arrested for impaired driving. The driver is facing a number of charges under the MVA and Criminal Code. The subject was released pending a court appearance.
-- April 24 at 3:12 p.m. – Bridgetown: Police received a report of a gas-and-go.
-- April 24 at 4:25 p.m. Lawrencetown: A disturbance call resulted in the arrest of a youth. The male was taken to court the next day and remanded pending a bail hearing that was scheduled for Provincial Court in Annapolis Royal on April 28.
-- April 24 at 7:54 p.m. East Torbrook: Police received a report of a single-vehicle collision. The driver lost control after striking a pothole and went off the road.
-- April 25 at 10:27 a.m. – Port George: Police received a report of an e-mail fraud. The e-mailer was looking for money because they were stranded overseas and requested a Western Union money transfer.
-- April 25 at 10:42 a.m. – Spa Springs: Owners reporting their vehicles were rummaged through. A quantity of money was stolen.
-- April 25 at 11:47 a.m. – Melvern Square: Police received a report of a stolen ATV. The owner witnessed the ATV being taken and later loaded onto a trailer. The investigation continues.
-- April 25 at 3:58 p.m. – Carleton Corner: Police received a report of possible breach of house arrest.
-- April 26 at 9:23 p.m. – Nictaux: An RCMP traffic stop resulted in the arrest of the male driver for impaired. The subject failed the breath test. He was later released pending a court appearance.
-- April 27 at 6:18 a.m. – Nictaux: An assault complaint resulted in a male being arrested. Further investigation resulted in police executing a CDSA search warrant and a quantity of drugs was seized. A female was arrested and released pending a court appearance.
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.