From the cruiser: Oct. 18 to 23

Jennifer Hoegg
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By Jennifer Hoegg

Kings District RCMP responded to 209 incidents between Oct. 18 and 23.

Oct. 18

At 7:27 a.m., a 20-year-old man was arrested and will be charged for breaching an undertaking after RCMP performed a curfew check.

There were traffic complaints from Highway 101, Black Rock, New Minas and Cambridge.

A grey, 2006 Dodge Caravan was stolen from Upper Pereau, along with a purse and wallet. Police are still looking for the vehicle, with plate number EYE 198.

Marine flares were collected for destruction.

There was a collision in Kingston

In North Kentville, a vehicle hit a light pole just before noon.

A bike was found in New Minas.

Two iPads were reported missing in Kingston.

Police made an arrest on an Immigration Act warrant.

Around 2:30 p.m., identity theft and unauthorized withdrawal of money from a bank account was reported.

An assault in Greenwood is being investigated.

A baby bonus cheque was allegedly stolen in Canning to buy drugs.

Wolfville RCMP responded to a medical emergency at 4:12 p.m.

A warning was issued after a complaint of speeding on University Avenue, Wolfville, around 7 p.m.

A break and enter into an apartment was reported.

Concern for two very large pigs in a truck was reported in Grand Pré. They were allegedly being transported unsafely.

Police received an animal complaint about a lady who has too many cats.

At 11:28 p.m., an intoxicated, barefoot, 19-year-old man on Wolfville’s Main Street was arrested and held until sober.

Just before midnight, three adults and two children were injured in a single-vehicle crash in Grafton.


Oct. 19

Overnight in Grand Pré, an unlocked vehicle was rummaged through and a bicycle was stolen from carport.

A bundle of newspapers was stolen from Main Street, Wolfville.

At 9:33 a.m., ongoing issues occurred with a breach of probation order.

A suspicious vehicle, reported in Kingston, turned out to be a man accessing the library’s wireless network.

A dead cow was found in Black Rock. The animal was shot with a high calibre bullet and police are investigating.  

RCMP are investigating the recovery of a lost iPhone in Woodside.

A loose horse was reported in Greenwood just after 2 p.m.

Speeding was reported in Port Williams at 2:55 p.m.

Just before 4 p.m., an out-of-control, intoxicated, 25-year-old woman was arrested and charged with assault in North Kingston.

Mischief and damage to property was reported in North Kentville

Driving complaints came in from Harbourville, Cambridge and Highway 101.

Two 10-year-olds were reported for bullying each other.

Nuisance phone calls were received in Somerset.

Two teenage girls were caught shoplifting in New Minas.

There was a disturbance in front of Mud Creek Medical Clinic, Wolfville, around 5 p.m.

A restaurant patron in Kingston left without paying because they were unsatisfied with their meal. However, they did tip the server $10.

Loitering teenage hockey players were reported in Kingston just after 10 p.m. The group left without incident. 

At a check stop in Wallbrook around 10:24 p.m., police seized a small amount of drugs. Two women and one man were arrested and then released with warnings.

Around 10:30 p.m., a large party and under-aged drinking was reported in Greenwich.

An intoxicated 19-year-old man was arrested in Berwick until he sobered up.

Ten minutes before midnight, an intoxicated 18-year-old woman fell and injured her wrist in Wolfville. Emergency Health Services were called.


Oct. 20

Police shut down a loud party on Skyway Drive, Wolfville, just after midnight.

A 20-year-old man was injured during a disturbance around 1 a.m. on Wolfville’s Highland Avenue. Police are investigating.

At 1:13 a.m., a disturbance was reported on New Minas’ Commercial Street. The incident was rectified peacefully before police arrived.

An hour later, a 35-year-old man was arrested after a disturbance on the same street. He was intoxicated and a small amount of drugs was found. He was charged with failing to comply with a probation order.

At 6:43 a.m., another man was found to be intoxicated in a public place and carrying a small amount of drugs. The 28-year-old was arrested and released without charge.

Slashed tires at a Ridge Road property are being investigated.

Someone reported two little girls walking to the playground by themselves around 9 a.m. The caller was concerned that the children were too young to be alone. Police could not locate the pair.

A road rage incident led to violence in Port Williams. During a disturbance between two drivers, one uttered threats and the other threw a punch. No charges are expected.

More tires were slashed, this time in Windermere.

There were traffic complaints about dirt on the road in Starr’s Point and a piece of a furnace falling off a truck on Highway One. A warning was issued to the latter driver.

There were three driving complaints.

Assault, threats and bullying among 12- and 13-year-olds in Kingston are being dealt with by school resources.

A shoplifting incident is under investigation in Kingston.

A single-vehicle crash occurred near the traffic lights in Greenwich.

Seventy-five people left a Summer Street, Wolfville, address round 9:44 p.m. after police were called about a loud party and a fight. A warning was issued.

Possible drug use by youth in North Kentville was reported around 11 p.m., but no drugs were detected when police spoke with the young people.


Oct. 21

Drugs were turned over to police in Wolfville at 12:30 a.m.

A fatal crash occurred on Ridge Road just before 1 a.m. One man died at the scene and the other died later in hospital.  An investigation is ongoing.

Three men on Gaspereau Avenue, Wolfville, were asked to stop playing loud music at 1:01 a.m.

There was a disturbance on Commercial Street, New Minas.

Possible under-aged drinking reported.

Three intoxicated males were reported on Central Avenue, Greenwood, but they were gone when police arrived.  

A whippersnipper, gas can and small change were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in Coldbrook and a small engine was taken in Auburn.  A chainsaw was stolen from a locked shed in Prospect and welding equipment was swiped from a commercial property in North Alton.

A spare tire was found on Highland Avenue, Wolfville, at 8:42 a.m.

RCMP helped destroy bullets found on a property.

There was a crash in Greenwich around 1 p.m.

A possible impaired driver was reported from Highway 101.

A runaway was reported.

Two young females were allegedly shoplifting in New Minas.

Just before 3 p.m., a newly-licensed driver drove into a building in Berwick.

A break and enter into a vacant house in Harbourville is under investigation. Two male suspects were noted at scene.

Someone unscrewed a storm window on a basement in Habitant.

Unwelcome phone calls were reported just before 8 p.m.

A man caused a disturbance in Greenwood because he was unhappy about being cut off at a drinking establishment.

Police, conducting a check stop in Waterville around 9:30 p.m., found a joint. Two people were arrested and released without charges.

Broken glass in the road was reported in Waterville.

RCMP have a suspect in the case of a bicycle theft in North Kentville.


Oct 22

There was a fender bender in South Berwick around 1:30 a.m.

RCMP received complaints about speeding in a school zone in North Kentville at 8:21 a.m.

A well was allegedly tampered with in Windemere.

At 10:18 a.m., police received a call about a swamped canoe in the Gaspereau River. On investigation, they found the canoe had broken from its moorings and floated away with no one on board.

Jewelry was stolen in Harmony.

Identity theft and credit card fraud was reported. Another case of fraud and theft was reported the same morning.

Two dogs were reported for fighting in Kingston.

A historic sexual assault was reported.

A lost wallet was reported in Wolfville.

Unwanted and malicious contact by phone was reported in Kingston.

There was a traffic complaint about a parking issue in the same village.

A laptop was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in New Minas.

Trespassing occurred in South Berwick.

A female shoplifter was reported in New Minas.

Another disturbance was reported at Wolfville’s Mud Creek Medical Clinic around 3:14 p.m. The suspect was gone when police arrived. 

There were two crashes just before 4 p.m.: one on Highway One in Kingston and another in Waterville. The latter resulted in injuries.

An iPod, three video games and headphones were reported missing from a dorm room at Acadia University.

Road rage was reported on Highway 101 around 4 p.m. near Aylesford.

There was a threats complaint.

A property owner in Woodville found marijuana being cultivated and turned it in to police to be destroyed.

Damage to a vehicle occurred in Aylesford after someone tampered with a gas tank.

Large pigs were reported to be in the middle of the road around 4:40 p.m. in Greenwood. The animals were gone when police arrived.

A possible impaired driver was reported and there was a driving complaint from Highway 101.

There was a case of mail fraud.

At 6 p.m., there was a driving complaint from a school zone in Coldbrook. Half an hour later, there was a complaint about a forklift on the road without any lights on in Wolfville.

There was a neighbourhood dispute in Aylesford.

A tractor-trailer versus car collision in Coldbrook resulted in property damage.

Ongoing harassing phone calls were reported just after 8 p.m.

A landlord/tenant dispute and possible fraud was reported in Woodville


Oct. 23

 A noise complaint was received from Main Street, Wolfville, just before 2 a.m.




Between Oct. 18 and 23, there were eight false 911 calls and four false alarms reported to Kings District RCMP. Three calls came in from youth group homes.

Check stops were conducted in Greenwood, Hants Border, Wallbrook, Grand Pré, Coldbrook, Waterville, Woodville, Kingston and Tremont.

There were nine Mental Health Act calls.

Eight domestic incidents were reported, four over disputed property and two involving an assault. Another call was a domestic argument over parenting.

Seven family relations calls came in. One was about an out of control 12-year-old and a second about an unwanted daughter. Two of the calls were about custody arrangements and another was a complaint about a child being transported without a proper car seat.

There was one call under the Protection of Property Act.


Organizations: RCMP, Health Services, Acadia University

Geographic location: Wolfville, Kingston, New Minas Greenwood North Kentville Black Rock Cambridge Grand Pré Greenwich Port Williams Canning Harbourville Grafton Berwick Coldbrook Highland Avenue Commercial Street Woodside North Kingston Ridge Road Waterville Somerset Aylesford Woodville Windermere Starr South Berwick Gaspereau Avenue Central Avenue Auburn North Alton Habitant Windemere Gaspereau River Hants

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