Kings County From the Cruiser July 17

Nancy Kelly
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From the cruiser

Between July 7 and 10, Kings District RCMP responded to 157 calls for service. They included:

July 7

An assault was called in at 12:36 a.m. in Wolfville. An arrest was made, but no charges will be filed.

An intoxicated man was reported in Wolfville at 12:40 a.m. The 22-year-old was arrested and charged with public intoxication and breach of probation.

A driving complaint was investigated in Berwick at 6:49 a.m.

A report of a downed utility line on a Perreau road was called in at 8:09 a.m.

A single vehicle hit and run crash was reported in Coldbrook after a driver hit a stop sign.

Police provided traffic control at the scene of low hanging wires on a road in Lockhartville.  

There was a two-vehicle car crash in New Minas. There were no injuries.

Police conducted a well-being check on an elderly person. There were no issues to report.

Branches were reported down on utility lines at 8:42 a.m. in Wolfville.

A theft in Port Williams was called in at 11:06 a.m.

Three windows were reported broken at a New Minas business at 11:09 a.m.

Tools were reported stolen from a Kingston construction site at 11:09 a.m.

Police responded to a call for a medical emergency at 11:49 a.m. in Greenwood. It turned out the caller was intoxicated, not in medical distress.

A report of damages to vehicles in New Minas from thrown rocks was received at 11:55 a.m.

At 12:43 p.m., a 45-year-old male was apprehended for shoplifting in New Minas.

Two females were arrested in New Minas on shoplifting charges at 2:31 p.m. A 22-year-old was charged with theft under $5,000, resisting arrest, breach of probation, public mischief and identity fraud. A 25-year-old was charged with theft under $5,000.

At 2:34 p.m., wires were reported down in Greenwood.

Police responded to a driving complaint in Berwick at 2:45 p.m. A warning was given to the driver.

A motorist driving erratically was reported in Lockhartville at 3:48 p.m.

At 3:59 p.m., RCMP assisted Kentville Police in responding to a call at a Kentville address where a rape had been reported. Police investigated and found no supporting evidence and deemed the call a prank.

At 4:37 p.m., a downed tree was causing utility wires to spark in Wallbrook.

An assault was called in at 4:39 p.m.

A person was reported driving at a high rate of speed on Ward Road in Greenwood.

RCMP attended a North Kingston residence after a report of an unwanted male who wanted to use the phone.

At 6:50 p.m., cows were reported on the road in Somerset.

At 8:11 p.m., two cows and one large dog were reported on the road in Woodville.

RCMP responded to a call about fireworks being set off in North Kentville at 10:09 p.m.

At 11:01 p.m., a caller reported a disturbance by an unwanted male at a North Kentville apartment. The person left without incident.

July 8

Police investigated a report of under-age drinking at 12:47 a.m. in Greenwood.

A noise complaint was filed in Berwick at 12:50 a.m.

At 3:42 a.m., a call was received from Port Williams about an individual taking a vehicle without consent. The vehicle was recovered and no charges were laid.

Loud music was reported coming from a business on Main Street in Wolfville at 4:37 a.m.

At 8:15 p.m., there were reports of an intoxicated female and a noise complaint in Kingston.

There was a driving complaint called in at 10:24 a.m. in Greenwich.

Police investigated a report of threats and harassment in New Minas at 10:52 a.m.

A call was received from the Greenwood area about a road rage incident. The investigation is ongoing.

An intoxicated male was reported in Wolfville.

A report of fraud and elder abuse was called into police. An investigation is pending.

RCMP officers were called in to provide traffic control at the scene of a fire on Belcher Street in Port Williams at 1:14 p.m.

Police arrested a 76-year-old male for public intoxication and breach of a court undertaking in Harbourville at 1:21 p.m. He is scheduled to appear in court.

At 2:49 p.m., a 23-year-old female was issued a ticket of $176.45 for using a hand-held device while driving in New Minas.

A gas and go was reported at a gas station in Greenwich. It turned out to be a malfunction at the pump.

A 47-year-old female was ticketed $176.45 for using a hand-held device while driving in New Minas at 3:24 p.m.

At 3:44, police issued another ticket of $176.45 for using a hand-held device while driving to a 66-year-old male in New Minas.

Police responded to a disturbance in New Minas at 3:47 p.m.

A driver was given a warning for passing another motorist illegally on Commercial Street in New Minas at 4:29 p.m.

A generator was reported stolen from a residence in North Kingston.

At 5:17 p.m., police were called to a traffic hazard on Main Street in Wolfville after washed out road conditions were reported. A public works crew was called to the scene.

At 6:02 p.m., there was a sexual assault investigation conducted.

Harassing phone calls were reported at a residence in North Kentville.

A call came in from Coldbrook about a dog exhibiting aggressive behaviour. There were no bites or injuries reported.

RCMP conducted surveillance after cars were reported going through Berwick’s new four-way stop.

A disturbance from fireworks was called in from Halls Harbour at 9:08 p.m.

An intoxicated 70-year-old male was arrested on Main Street in Wolfville.

A noise complaint was lodged in Wolfville at 11:51. Police issued a warning.

July 9

An intoxicated 66-year-old make was found on the roadside in New Minas. He had fallen and cut himself and was taken to hospital for medical attention.

A suspicious vehicle was reported at a business in Kingston at 12:56 a.m. Upon investigation, it was learned it was a newspaper delivery person awaiting his newspapers.

At 10 a.m., a man called 911 mistakenly. He thought he was calling 411.

At 11:47 a.m., a deer was reported running out of the woods and colliding with a car in Scott’s Bay.

At 1:26 p.m., there was a hit and run in a Greenwood parking lot.

Police ticketed a 40-year-old male driver in Berwick for using a hand-held device while driving. The fine was $176.45.

Littering out of a car in Greenwood was reported at 3:18 p.m. An investigation is continuing.

A 41-year-old female was given a warning after failing to stop at the new four-way stop in Berwick.

A well-being check was conducted in Upper Canard at 3:28 p.m.

There was a disturbance in a store on Main Street, Wolfville. Two unruly youths were apprehended, but no charges were laid.

At 4:37 p.m., police were called to the scene of a workplace accident on a farm in Grafton.

At 4:57 p.m., police received a call about a road rage incident in Hants Border on the 101 Highway.

Theft of a purse was reported from a store in Greenwood at 7:02 p.m. The purse was recovered and arrests were made, but no charges were laid. Three people were subsequently banned from the business.

A warning was issued to a skateboarder wearing no helmet on the road in the Aylesford area.

There was a single-vehicle crash in Canning. No injuries were reported.

At 11:16 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. police received complaints about a group of five or six individuals swearing, yelling and throwing rocks in North Kentville.

Two people were reported throwing rocks at houses on Linden Avenue in Wolfville at 11:21 p.m.

July 10

A complaint of threats was called in from North Kentville at 12:35 a.m.

A landlord/tenant dispute erupted in Centreville at 12:50 a.m.

A noise complaint was investigated in Aylesford at 12:55 a.m. It turned out to be someone doing some late-night work in a garage. 

Organizations: RCMP

Geographic location: Wolfville, New Minas, Berwick Greenwood Port Williams Kingston Coldbrook North Kentville Lockhartville North Kingston Greenwich Kentville Wallbrook Ward Road Somerset Woodville Belcher Street Commercial Street Aylesford Halls Harbour Scott Upper Canard Grafton Hants Border Canning Linden Avenue Centreville

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Recent comments

  • jason dawson
    July 24, 2014 - 23:18

    There is freedom of information act in Canada, However it protecs people making complaints as well as thsubject of complaints, Information can be released if persons over the age of 18 are charged with a criminal offence however not in all cases, Also rember innocent until proven guilty, Once a person has been found guilty except in the case of a court ordered publication ban, The name of the guilty offender becomes public recored and can be printed in the news.

  • Shar Pev
    July 22, 2014 - 23:03

    If you are going to go to all the trouble of writing up this report for the Reister, why couldn't you release the names of the persons involved in these calls. Isn't there a freedom of information act in Canada?