Kings County From the Cruiser May 6

Wendy Elliott
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There were 160 reports made to R.C.M.P. between April 22 and April 30.

April 26

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

An intoxicated woman in her 70s called police from Coldbrook at 6:58 p.m. When they arrived, she told them to leave her alone.

An inebriated driver in Port Williams got stuck in a field. He had disappeared when police got there. The vehicle was towed.

There was a gas and go in Greenwood.

A disturbance was reported in North Kentville.

A newly-licenced, 20-year-old female driver was suspended for seven days after she was stopped in New Minas.

A fire in a chicken barn in Waterville caused approximately $2 million worth of damage.

A prowler was reported on a Weston farm at 11 p.m.

A 45-year-old male driver was handed a seven-day suspension in Greenwich.

April 27

An impaired driver who was stopped in Greenwich at 3 a.m. was charged with refusing the breathalyzer.

There was an assault in North Kentville at 3:58 a.m.

An intoxicated man was found at 9:54 a.m. asleep on a North Kentville couch. The owner told police that a noise he heard at 4 a.m. was probably the male arriving. He jumped up and ran off, apologizing as he went.

An ATV was stolen for the second time in Cambridge.

An individual was warned for being in a New Minas mall when a Protection of Property Act ban was in place.

A table saw was stolen out of a shed in Waterville.

An intoxicated male fled after falling asleep in a grocery store in Kingston at 5:10 p.m.

An inebriated man was arrested when he was not wanted at a New Minas drinking establishment at 7 p.m.

April 28

A 28-year-old man was arrested in Centreville for possession of property obtained by crime and failing to comply with a court order.

A break-in was reported later in Centreville, but it turned out to be someone legitimately checking on a house while the owners were away.

An assault on a Kings Transit bus earlier in the month was reported.

A hairdressing client walked out in the middle of a cut in the Greenwood area, thinking alcohol was affecting the operation of the scissors.

April 29

Three people were arrested after they fled a checkpoint near Canning at 12:53 a.m. A small amount of cannabis was found in the vehicle.

A Kingsport resident reported strange noises on the roof. Police determined it was probably raccoons.

A shed in Weston was broken into and a red Honda four-wheeler, worth $8,500, was stolen. Thieves cut a padlock to gain entry and also stole a saw.

A special-order John Deere mailbox on a post in the Berwick area was stolen.

A break-in was reported in Somerset.

A Kingston resident noted some suspicious youth taking photos of homes.

A 56-year-old man asked for transportation to Inn From the Cold at 10:55 p.m.

Three youth on a road in Greenwich were reported for making strange noises at 11 p.m.

At 11:30 p.m., a small bonfire was reported in Greenwood. Police spoke to some nearby youth.

April 30

A male and female, who were in a parked vehicle at a cemetery in Steam Mill, were checked out by police after some vandalism earlier in the month.

A vehicle with flashers going was checked. It was behind a New Minas dealership at 2:56 a.m.

There were two reports of thefts related to a break-in at an equine operation in White Rock.

Some unruly bull mastiff dogs were reported in Centreville.

A filing cabinet was stolen in the midst of a move in Wolfville.

Property damage to a fence on a public walking trail was noted in Greenwood.

A child was locked in a car in Wolfville, with two sets of keys inside the vehicle, until a tow company could arrive.

A car hit a deer on Highway 101 near Auburn.

A baby was left in a vehicle outside a Kingston business at 7:35 p.m.

A fight was reported in Greenwood, and later, in the same village, dirt bikes were riding on the roadways.

A female passenger in a taxi in North Kentville objected to the lack of seatbelts and was evicted.

Between April 17 and April 30, 10 domestic incidents were reported. One 18-year-old male was arrested for forcible confinement, damage to property and dangerous driving.

There were 23 mental health calls, three were dementia-related, and 24 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 were two hit and run collisions in New Minas, another in Greenwood and a third on a road in Kingston.

There were 43 driving complaints, including following an ambulance too closely. Checkpoints were set up in Greenwood, Upper Dyke, Welsford, North Kentville, Garland, Kingston Coldbrook, Waterville, Grand Pre and two in Berwick, Aylesford, Black Rock Road and three in Canning. Three drivers were handed seven-day suspensions.

Four well-being checks were 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 four calls from youth group homes, two concerned assaults.

There were 22 false 911 calls and 14 false alarms.

The community policing officer offered an identification theft workshop in Centreville.


Geographic location: Greenwood, New Minas, North Kentville Waterville Greenwich Kingston Centreville Weston Bay Road Coldbrook Cambridge Port Williams Canning Wolfville Berwick Steam Mill Kingsport Somerset Kentville White Rock Auburn Black Rock Road

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