Kings County From the Cruiser Jan. 14

Wendy Elliott
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There were 93 reports made to RCMP in Kings County between Jan. 6 and Jan. 9.

Jan. 6

Some harassing phone calls were reported at 9:51 a.m. from Kingston.

Ice on the road caused a two-car collision in Cambridge at 10:29 a.m. Later, there was a minor collision on Highway 1 in Coldbrook.

Police made a check on a person with conditions.

A piece of ice flew off a vehicle travelling Highway 101 and damaged the vehicle behind it at 1:30 p.m.

After a gas and go in Greenwood at 2:30 p.m., a 17-year-old male driver was arrested in Coldbrook. He was newly-licenced and had been drinking. The vehicle was towed.

Police attempted to execute a warrant from another jurisdiction in North Kentville, but the individual had moved.

A 22-year-old female driver in Coldbrook was given a ticket for illegal possession of liquor.

Following a neighbour dispute in North Kentville over the piling of snow, one property owner received a ticket under the Motor Vehicle Act for putting items in a roadway.

When a driver on Main Street in Kingston stopped for a pedestrian at a crosswalk, he was rear-ended.

There was a collision in a parking lot in New Minas at 5:59 p.m.

Police were able to locate a female driver who appeared impaired at a drive-through in Greenwood at 7 p.m.

Two calls were received about someone walking on the roadway in New Minas after 10 p.m.

There were two reports, 90 minutes apart, about loud noise at a Kingston apartment building.

Jan. 7

At 2:35 a.m., a driver was arrested for fleeing from police near Aylesford. His vehicle was towed.

There was a sudden death in New Minas.

A fox was reported near the school in Aldershot at 9:55 a.m.

A vehicle was parked blocking a driveway on Acadia Street in Wolfville.

A man was arrested in New Minas for breaking his conditions not to make contact.

An elderly woman in Greenwood contacted police about mischief. She pointed the officers to bird droppings on the hood of her vehicle, which was parked under trees. The woman requested extra patrols.

Police checked out a complaint on Jones Road in New Minas that a dog was being neglected.

An collision occurred in a Berwick parking lot.

Ice caused a collision on Highway 101 near Greenwich.

Police in Greenwood checked on some youth in a parked red Honda after a report they might be smoking illegal drugs.

Jan. 8

Someone found a green handbag in Coldbrook. It had been stolen on Jan. 5.

There was a single vehicle roll over on Shaw Road in Berwick at 11:36 a.m.

A male shoplifter was stopped while trying to steal pills at a New Minas business.

Police got a call of concern about a dog in Bishopville.

Two men stole three hunting knives from a Greenwood business at 1:50 p.m.

A Kentfields Street resident of North Kentville found a Play Station outside his home and recalled hearing strange noises earlier, at 4:30 a.m.

A woman was arrested for shoplifting in New Minas.

A suspicious man was going door-to-door in Greenwich at 2:45 p.m. offering to clean drier vents.

A quantity of syringes were reported on a snow bank outside a store on Main Street in Kingston. Police found 23 needles and turned them over to a pharmacist for disposal. He indicated they smelled like insulin.

A high school student was missing, but was then found in Kingston at 6 p.m.

An unwanted man was reported in Aylesford at 8:39 p.m.

Jan. 9

At 7:32 a.m., a driver failed to pay for gas in New Minas. The man later returned because he had forgotten to pay.

A Coldbrook resident reported an assault the previous night on South Bishop Road.

The image of a shoplifter was captured on video in New Minas.

A Wolfville resident reported losing a bank envelope with cash in it between Riverview Avenue and Acadia University.

There were three family relations calls. One person was arrested for property damage. Two mental health issues arose, along with one domestic incident.

There were two driving complaints. A check stop was set up at the Cornwallis River Crossing. One ticket was handed out for no insurance and four tickets were laid for texting while driving.

There were five false alarms, four at businesses and one at a school. Nine false 911 calls were received. One resulted from a mother-daughter argument and another came from an individual who wanted to contact an RCMP detachment.

Organizations: RCMP, Play Station, Acadia University Cornwallis River Crossing

Geographic location: Kingston, New Minas, Coldbrook Greenwood North Kentville Kings Cambridge Aylesford Wolfville Berwick Greenwich Aldershot Acadia Street Jones Road Shaw Road Bishopville Kentfields Street South Bishop Road Riverview Avenue

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