Annapolis County: Thefts, fires, and accidents keep police on the move

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Busy week for Annapolis RCMP

Another busy week for Annapolis RCMP

By Heather Killen

The Spectator

hkillen@annapolisspectator.ca

 

The Annapolis RCMP received 80 calls from August 11 to August 18. Among these were: four false 911s, 23 traffic matters, two drug-related calls, three mental health matters, four traffic accidents, four thefts under $5,000, six checkpoints, and three municipal bylaws.

Following are a few of these calls:

(Note: Due to the sensitive nature of cases concerning sexual assault, children’s welfare and mental health issues, not all calls are considered appropriate for publication.)

 

-- August 11 at 12:21 p.m. Graywood. Police received a report of a break-and-enter. Prescription drugs were stolen.

-- August 11 at 8:04 a.m. Bridgetown.  Police received a report of a dangerous driver. The vehicle cut off four people who were riding bicycles. No plate number was given.

-- August 11 at 12:12 p.m. Bridgetown. Police received a 911 hang-up call. No emergency.

-- August 11 at 12:28pm Hampton. Police received a 911 hang-up call, this time it was a house fire. No one was injured.

-- August 11 at 2:30 p.m. New Albany. A theft under $5,000 was reported after a licence plate was taken from a vehicle. There are no suspects.

-- August 11 at 3:57 p.m. Maitland. A theft under $5,000 was reported. A canoe was stolen sometime between May 10 and August 11. No suspects.

-- August 11 at 4:52 p.m. Upper Clements. Police received a report of an ATV driving on the roadway. Patrols were requested. Patrols were made but were unable to locate the vehicle.

-- August 11 at 6:51 p.m. Wilmot. Police received a report of a motorcycle racing and fishtailing on Highway 1. Patrols were made but police were unable to locate the driver.

-- August 11 at 8:39 p.m. Wilmot. Police received a report of a vehicle passing illegally on the shoulder of the road. No plate number was given. Patrols were made but were unable to locate the vehicle.

-- August 11 at 11:15 p.m. Nichols Mountain.  Police received a report of a vehicle parked on the road. A patrol was made but the vehicle was not located.

-- August 11 at 11: 47 p.m. Wilmot. Police received a report that a male was standing in the middle of road, causing vehicles to swerve and miss him. Patrols were made but didn’t locate the man.

-- August 12 at 8:05 p.m. Middleton. Police received a report of a motorcycle speeding, tailgating, and passing unsafely on Main St. Patrols were made, but police were unable to locate the bike.

-- August 13 at 3:27 a.m. Middleton. Police received a report that a suspicious person was wandering around Queen and Main Streets. Patrols were made, but were unable to locate the person.

-- August 13 at 2:07 p.m. Bridgetown. Police were called to a two-vehicle accident. No injuries were reported.

-- August 13 at 2 p.m. Bridgetown. A wallet was reported lost.  

-- August 13 at 4:49 p.m. Bear River. An assault was reported. The matter is under investigation.  

-- August 13 at 6:28 p.m. Middleton. Police received a 911 call and found a person who had passed out after falling down. The individual was taken to hospital by EHS.  

-- August 13 at 8:45 p.m. Middleton. Police received a report of a disturbance. One person was arrested for being drunk, was lodged in cells, and released when sober.  

-- August 14 at 2:57 a.m. Middleton. An arson was reported after a vehicle was set on fire. The investigation is continuing.

-- August 14 at 11:55 a.m. Middleton. Police received a report that a vehicle was broken into and searched. Police advise people to lock vehicles and remove all valuable articles. The investigation continues.

-- August 14 at 1:16 p.m. Allains Creek. Police recovered a stolen ATV.

-- August 14 at 6:20 p.m. Lawrencetown. A Motor Vehicle Act infraction was discovered. One person was charged with misuse of plates.  

-- August 14 at 9:18 p.m. Middleton. Police received a complaint of property damage after teens were reported to be turning over picnic tables and yelling and hollering. Patrols were made, but police were unable to locate anyone.

-- August 14 at 9:48 p.m. Paradise. Police were called to a single-vehicle accident. No injuries were reported.

-- August 14 at 10:05 p.m. Nictaux. Police received a report of an assault. Patrols were made, but no altercation had taken place.

-- August 14 at 10:31 p.m. Bridgetown. Police received a report of a disturbance. Patrols were made, but found no signs of any disturbance.

-- August 15 at 12:58 p.m. Granville Beach. Police received a reports of shots fired. Patrols were made, but no one was found.

-- August 15 at 2:10 p.m. Middleton- Municipal By-Laws. Police received a report of a resident burning debris in the in backyard. Please check with municipality or county before burning any substances.  

-- August 15 at 4:34 p.m.  Middleton. Police recovered stolen property. The mater is under investigation.  

-- August 15 at 7:39 p.m. Wilmot. Police received a complaint of loud music. Patrols were made, but the music was turned down.  No charges were laid.

-- August 16 at 12:46 a.m. Nictaux. Police received a report of an intoxicated male. Patrols were made and the male was found and taken home. No charges were laid.

--Aug. 16 at 10:04 a.m. Bear River. An assault was reported.   

-- August 16 at 5:24 p.m. Lawrencetown. Police received a report of endangerment to animals. Patrols were made but all was. No charges were laid.

-- August 16 at 10:06 p.m. Meadowvale . Police received a report of an intoxicated male wandering on the highway. Patrols were made. The male was located and lodged in cells and released when sober.  

-- August 16 at 10:08 p.m. Lawrencetown. Police received a report of an impaired driver. Patrols were made, but were unable to locate the vehicle.   

-- August 16 at 11:15 p.m. Middleton. An assault was reported. One person was arrested and charged.

-- August 16 at 11:32 p.m. Lawrencetown. Police received a report of an assault. It was unfounded.  

-- August 16 at 12:43 a.m.  Margaretsville. Police received a request for patrols regarding a suspicious vehicle behind the fire hall. Patrols were made, but found no sign of any vehicle. 

-- August 17 at 2:24 p.m. Paradise. Police received a report of speeding vehicles on the highway. Patrols were made but failed to locate.

-- August 17 at 6:55 p.m. Princedale. Police were called to a single-vehicle accident. No injuries were reported, but the matter is under investigation.

-- August 17 at 7:23 p.m. Middleton. Police received a report of a vehicle doing donuts in the parking lot of Needs. Patrols were made, but were unable to locate any vehicle.

-- August 17 at 10:18 p.m. Cornwallis. Police received a report that a vehicle was doing donuts in the parking lot. Patrols were made, but were unable to locate.

Crimes, or information on crimes, can be reported to the Annapolis RCMP at 825-2000 in Middleton, or 665-4481 in Bridgetown. Information on crimes can also be reported to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Organizations: RCMP, New Albany, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Bridgetown, Annapolis, Bear River Nichols Mountain

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