Kings County From the Cruiser Aug. 19

Wendy Elliott
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There were 108 reports made to R.C.M.P. in Kings County between August 11 and Aug. 14.

Aug. 11

A beeping truck was reported twice at 1 a.m. from King Street in Wolfville.

An assault, reported from North Alton at 6:30 a.m., is being investigated.

Four people were checked in hospital after a collision in Welsford at noon.

Police were called about two dogs left in a vehicle in New Minas at 1:44 p.m. The dogs were fine, but police found the driver’s licence had been revoked. He left in a taxi and his vehicle was towed.

An iPhone was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in New Minas.

A warning was handed to an unwanted person at a New Minas business.

An intoxicated man reportedly assaulted someone in a Berwick home.

A Centreville resident noted a possible trespass at night.

A 55-year-old male driver, driving down the middle of the road in Cambridge, was handed a ticket for $291.45.

There was a loud party on Westwood Avenue in Wolfville at 10:15 p.m.

A loud music complaint came in from North Kentville at 11:13 p.m.

Aug. 12

At 12:16 a.m., some youth were skateboarding in a Berwick parking lot. They were located on their way home.

A traveller with a broken down vehicle contacted police for assistance on Highway 101 at 2:17 a.m.

Forty minutes later, a 36-year-old male driver was stopped in North Kentville. The smell of illegal drugs was noted and police seized some Dilaudid pills. Charges are pending.

Two vehicles were reported parked in a Wolfville bus stop.

A possible case of elder abuse was reported.

The bumper of a vehicle parked in Kingston was scratched.

Off-road vehicles were a bother in Waterville at 11:26 a.m.

Farm equipment was impeding traffic on Highway 101 near Berwick. It is not permitted on the 100 series of highways.

A Wolfville resident returned home to Fowler Street and found the residence had been one of the string hit with break-ins earlier in the week. Some cash and a knife had been taken. Later, a stolen wheelbarrow was recovered, but that Pleasant Street householder also lost and iPod and clothing.

A parking issue was noted in Canning.

A disturbance was reported on a street in New Minas at 5:46 p.m.

At 8 p.m., youth were yelling in Bishopville.

Someone attempted to steal a vehicle parked in a Coldbrook parking lot. Later, a disturbance was reported in the village.

Aug. 13

There was a disturbance on Evangeline Court at 12:26 a.m. and another in North Alton at 1:51 a.m.

A grandmother in Coldbrook reported her grandchildren had been assaulted. Police are investigating.

A driver in Black Rock tried to avoid hitting a skunk and went in the ditch.

A landlord/tenant dispute was reported in Auburn.

Aug. 14

A 37-year-old man was arrested in Gaspereau for public intoxication and held until sober.

There were six family relations calls, four mental health reports and nine domestic incidents.

A 20-year-old male was caught shoplifting in Greenwood and another shoplifter was noted in New Minas.

Eleven driving complaints came, including a driver going the wrong way in the New Minas round about. There were collisions in Kingston, Gaspereau, Lockhartville and Greenwich. One ticket was issued for failing to yield.

Hit and runs were reported in Wolfville and New Minas parking lots. One checkpoint was set up in Kingston.

Child welfare concerns were noted on Evangeline Court and Balcolm Drive in Wolfville due to children playing on the road.

There were two false 911 calls and a lone false alarm.



Geographic location: Wolfville, New Minas, Kings Berwick North Alton Kingston King Street North Kentville Welsford Centreville Cambridge Westwood Avenue Coldbrook Gaspereau Waterville Fowler Street Pleasant Street Canning Bishopville Black Rock Auburn Greenwood Greenwich

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