Kings County From the Cruiser: April 30

Wendy Elliott
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From the cruiser

There were 234 reports made to R.C.M.P. between April 17 and April 24.

April 17

Someone cut a lock and stole a bike in Kingston overnight.

An 18-year-old female shoplifter fled a New Minas store, but she was stopped and has been charged.

Police are investigating the theft of some electronics after the community hall in North Alton was rented.

An illegal drug concern in the Canning area turned out to be a legitimate prescription.

There was a sudden death in Wolfville.

At 7:28 p.m., there was a disturbance on Prospect Street in New Minas involving alcohol and three individuals. A man and a woman were arrested.

A horse was on the loose in Greenwood at 8:30 p.m., but it was found safe.

A child was left unattended in a parked vehicle in New Minas.

An intoxicated woman fell on some stairs at a Kingston residence at 9:30 p.m. She was taken to hospital.

April 18

An inebriated woman was reported in New Minas.

Someone tossed a sign on a doorstep on Earnscliffe Avenue in Wolfville at 1:40 a.m.

At 2:12 a.m., a loud party was problematic in Greenwood.

Four males were rooting around a porch on Summer Street in Wolfville when the female occupant arrived home at 2:25 a.m. One male shoved past her as he fled.

A cottage in Black Rock was reported broken into over the winter.

A loud car reportedly caused a neighbourhood dispute in Centreville. A man in his thirties was charged with assault.

A truck that was stolen in Coldbrook was recovered in the Lake Paul area.

Some mischief was noted in Kingston at 6:49 p.m.

At 7:52 p.m., an intoxicated 20-year-old male was arrested on Prospect Street in Wolfville.

A car hit a deer in Welsford.

A loud party was reported in Waterville; later, there was a noisy ATV in Aylesford.

April 19

There were two complaints about a new pair of running shoes disappearing from a New Minas residence.

Two thefts from unlocked vehicles were reported from North Kentville. Some $300 worth of car parts were taken.

A suspicious man on a motorcycle with a siren was reported in Wolfville.

It was reported that a vehicle had been scratched on Wolfville Ridge.

A large set of keys was found on Bishop Avenue in Wolfville.

A cottage at Victoria Harbour was broken into.

Three different shoplifters were caught in New Minas.

A Cambridge resident reported finding four needles and had them destroyed.

At 5:27 p.m., a charge of illegal possession of alcohol was handed out in a Greenwood parking lot.

Four ATVs were reported on a ball field in Auburn. Two were located and it was discovered the drivers had been drinking. Fines worth close to $1,000 were handed out to males aged 21 and 25.

At 7:47 p.m., a woman was reported laying on the side of the road in Waterville. She was 21 and inebriated. Her parents took her to the hospital. Two males were in the vicinity and the 17-year-old, who had been drinking, was turned over to his parents.

A car hit a deer near Berwick and it had to be put down.

A small, but suspicious fire was reported at a rented Greenwich duplex.

A disturbance amongst roommates, who were intoxicated at the time, occurred in Greenwood.

April 20

Someone was reportedly yelling for help at 1:13 a.m. in Waterville. They were gone when police arrived.

Another unregistered taxi complaint was filed in New Minas.

At 2:21 a.m., an impaired 29-year-old male driver was stopped in New Minas.

A prowler was reported at 5 a.m. on Blue Heron Court in Wolfville.

Someone went through a vehicle overnight in Somerset.

A lock was damaged at a Nova Scotia Power facility in East Tremont.

When a report of a missing person came in, the caller learned the individual was being held in custody.

A Berwick resident reported the sound of gunshots near a house.

An hour later, another Berwick caller noted the smell of illegal drugs at an apartment building.

April 21

Two vehicles were rifled through in North Kentville at 6:30 a.m. Nothing was taken.

A shoplifting in New Minas is under investigation.

Some drug paraphernalia was found in a work truck in New Minas.

Two women, aged 25 and 30, caused a disturbance in Berwick.

A loud and low-flying plane was reported over Canning.

The odour of illegal drugs was reported for a Berwick apartment building.

Two different assaults at a facility in Waterville are being investigated.

An unhappy client at a Port Williams business made threats and has been banned from the premises.

A vehicle owner called police at 6:20 p.m. after his truck was locked in a compound at a Berwick-area business.

A driving complaint in Centreville alerted police to a medical emergency.

Child welfare calls

During the past week, police were asked to look into four child welfare concerns. They included possible sexual assault, assault and invitation to sexual touching reports.

These concerns are generally handled through joint interviews involving family and children’s services staff members.



Organizations: Nova Scotia Power

Geographic location: New Minas, Wolfville, Kingston Greenwood Canning Waterville Prospect Street Berwick North Alton Centreville North Kentville Earnscliffe Avenue Black Rock Coldbrook Lake Paul Welsford Aylesford Victoria Harbour Cambridge Auburn Somerset East Tremont Port Williams

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