Kings County From the Cruiser May 1

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There were 160 reports made to R.C.M.P. between April 22 and April 28.

April 22

Some coins that were on display at the Berwick post office were stolen during an overnight break-in.

A shed in North Kentville was broken into overnight, but nothing was taken.

A shoplifting in Kingston is being investigated.

A report of a cell phone being used illegally came in from Auburn.

A dispute over damage was reported between a Wolfville landlord and a tenant who was moving out.

A bike was stolen in North Kentville.

Threats were reported as a result of a love triangle.

An unwanted male was reported by a Berwick business. Later, a suspicious male and vehicle were noted.

Loud music complaints came in from Waterville and Prospect Street, Wolfville.

At 10:40 p.m., a driver was speeding in Waterville. He fled from police down a dead-end, dirt road, then his vehicle rolled back into a police cruiser. The impaired 21-year-old already had a charge of driving while disqualified.

April 23

An ongoing problem with a dirt bike on the road in North Kentville was reported.

There was a disturbance at a Greenwich rental unit after a vehicle was towed.

A driver on Sherwood Drive in Wolfville backed out into another vehicle.

Police checked out a report of strange noises in Coldbrook. Nothing was amiss.

Vandalism was reported at a ball field in Aylesford.

Police were asked to investigate an incident where a dog was run over in North Alton.

A truck was stolen from the Berwick area.

Inebriated individuals were reported in Greenwood, North Kentville and Waterville. One 36-year-old male was arrested.

A 14-year-old male ran away from Aylesford, but he turned up at school the next morning.

Two youth were reported for possibly smoking drugs in Aylesford; however, police found them just inhaling tobacco.

At 9:15 p.m., a bonfire was reported in Wolfville, but police found it was a contained fire. Later, a suspicious man was noted on Main Street in the town.

April 24

A prowler was spotted in Greenwood.

There was an attempted break-in at a South Berwick business.

A 23-year-old male driver in Steam Mill got a $291.45 ticket for driving to the left of the centre line.

Two men in Waterville who are in their 20s got into a fight on Facebook about whose job was the most difficult. One ended up being bitten and the other suffered a blow from a pipe.

A chronic female shoplifter in Aylesford was charged. Later, another woman who was shoplifting in a Kingston grocery store fled.

A suspicious vehicle was noted in North Kentville and another in Centreville. Then, suspicious activity was reported on Prospect Street in New Minas.

A prowler was viewed in Victoria Harbour at 9 p.m.

April 25

There was a neighbourhood dispute in Greenwich.

Arson is suspected after a burnt semi-tractor truck was found just off Highway 12.

An unwanted male was reported at Acadia University.

A fraudulent vehicle purchase is being investigated. Later, there was a fraudulent request for pizza delivery.

A man was reported out of control at a New Minas business.

A wallet was stolen in North Kentville.

A male was hitchhiking in traffic on Highway 101.

A hit and run was reported after a driver hit a Tonka toy while turning into a New Minas driveway. Police were called to mediate.

A bleeding man was reported at 11:27 p.m. in New Minas. Police determined he simply had a nosebleed.

A car hit a deer in Cambridge.

Someone set tires on fire in Hall’s Harbour.

April 26

A newly-licenced female driver was fined $233 for being on the road after midnight.

After squealing tires were heard by someone leaving a drinking establishment, a 17-year-old driver was found impaired in New Minas.

A 26-year-old male driver was handed a seven-day suspension in New Minas.

An intoxicated man was causing a disturbance at 2:15 a.m. in a North Kentville apartment building.

Taxi frauds were reported at 2:46 a.m. in Hants Border and at 4 a.m. in Forest Hill. In both cases, the customers fled without paying.

A vehicle was damaged at a party in a gravel pit on Brooklyn Street.

Concern was expressed for three small children riding bikes on the road in Cambridge at 10 a.m.

A suspicious man was reported in North Kentville.

Two men fled after stealing gravel on Pleasant Street in Wolfville.

Two youth were skateboarding down the Scott’s Bay Road while someone in a car recorded their ride.

Between April 17 and April 28, eight domestic incidents were reported. One 18-year-old male was arrested for forcible confinement, damage to property and dangerous driving.

There were 18 mental health calls, two were dementia-related, and 19 family relations issues. One family member was arrested for assault and there were seven custody concerns.

Collisions took place in Cambridge, Wolfville, Aylesford, Steam Mill, Grafton, Greenwood Square and Highway 101 near Lockhartville and Kentville. There was a hit and run in a New Minas parking lot and another on a road in Kingston.

There were 30 driving complaints. Checkpoints were set up in Greenwood, Upper Dyke, Welsford, North Kentville, Garland, Kingston Coldbrook, Canning and two in Berwick, Aylesford and Black Rock Road. Three drivers were handed seven-day suspensions.

Two medical emergencies were reported, two well being checks requested and four possible breaches of court orders are being investigated. Two landlord/tenant issues arose and several threats complaints came in.

Three child welfare concerns are being investigated.

Of the three calls from youth group homes, two concerned assaults.

There were 20 false 911 calls and 11 false alarms.


Organizations: Acadia University

Geographic location: North Kentville, Wolfville, Berwick Waterville Kingston New Minas Greenwood Prospect Street Greenwich Auburn Steam Mill Cambridge Coldbrook North Alton South Berwick Centreville Victoria Harbour Kentville Hants Border Forest Hill Brooklyn Street Pleasant Street Bay Road Black Rock Road

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