From the cruiser: Oct. 23 to 26

Jennifer Hoegg
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 By Jennifer Hoegg

Kings District RCMP responded to 124 calls between Oct. 23 and 26.

Oct. 23

At 7:30 a.m., RCMP received a traffic complaint about speeding in the Aldershot school. Thirty minutes later, RCMP assisted Kentville Police with another traffic complaint.

A dog ran out of a driveway and struck the side of a car around 9 a.m. The dog caused $1,600 in damage to the vehicle.

There were traffic complaints from the 101 and from Berwick, where a tired driver was cautioned by police.

A case of cheque fraud was reported.

In Greenwood at 11 a.m., 56-year-old man fell off of a bike in middle of the road.

Police responded to a medical emergency at 12:18 p.m.

There was a single-vehicle crash in Huntington Point and a two-vehicle crash in Lakeville.

Someone lost a passport on Main Street, Wolfville.

A Somerset resident reported a smashed window at 4:57 p.m.

An intoxicated 34-year-old man was arrested at 5:52 New Minas and held until sober.

There was a sudden death.

Police are investigating after a vehicle hit two people in a New Minas crosswalk just after 9 p.m.   

An outboard motor was stolen in Wolfville.


Oct. 24

A prowler was reported around 3 a.m. around a vehicle in the Gaspereau Valley. At 7:22 a.m., a smashed window and a purse stolen from a vehicle were reported from Melanson.

Theft of cigarettes, prescription pills and change from a locked vehicle in North Kentville was reported.

There was a minor vehicle crash in North Kentville.

Harassment was reported as part of a neighbourhood dispute over a dog in Hants Border.

Assault among youth at a school in Canning was reported.

At 10:15 a.m., RCMP received a traffic complaint about a man in a wheelchair on Exhibition Street, North Kentville.

Wolfville RCMP were called about issues around parking on private property.

There was a gun complaint from Greenwood, which turned out to involve teenager with soft air guns, not firearms.

At 4:17 p.m., there was complaint about mischief noise in Port Williams from loud music and TV.

Off-road vehicles were reported on Wolfville’s Pleasant Street.

An 18-year-old in Wolfville allegedly threw a rock at a car’s windshield.

There were two-vehicle collisions at 4:26 p.m. in Kingston and 5 p.m. in New Minas.

Threats complaints were received from New Minas.

Traffic complaints were made from Brooklyn Corner and new Minas

A break and enter into a shed was reported in Kingston and rims and tires were taken from a backyard in Habitant. 

There was a minor assault in Wolfville at 6:30 p.m.

At 8:01 p.m., a disturbance among youth was reported in Brooklyn Corner.

A dog was reported to be in distress in Greenwood, but could not be located.

Police responded to an assault between two clients at the Waterville youth centre.



Oct. 25

Harassing phone calls were reported.

There was a traffic complain about illegal passing in a school zone

A dog broke loose from a backyard in Kingston.

Police performed a wellbeing check in Cambridge.

There were several traffic complaints, including one of a loose load on a pick up truck.

A parking lot fender bender was reported from Kingston and a vehicle was scratched in Medford.

Tampering with a compressor was reported from Berwick.

Just after 4 p.m. there was a motor vehicle accident at the Cornwallis River Crossing.

Police were called to a fire in Waterville at 6:46 p.m.: debris, old pallets, old tires, rims were burning in the woods.

A bear survived being hit by a vehicle in Harmony, but the vehicle was heavily damaged.

A prowler was reported in Aylesford just before 9 p.m.


Oct. 26

A loud hot tub party was reported in Wolfville at 12:47 a.m.

Someone was knocking on doors in Lake Paul at 1:10 a.m.

A purple haze in the sky and the smell of electrical wires burning was reported from Aylesford around 4:44 a.m. No cause could be determined.

At 7:30 a.m., a man was reported for “walking aimlessly” on Jones Road.

Two large cows were reported in the middle of the road in Port Williams

There was an accident on Highway 101 around 8 a.m. near North Alton.


Between Oct. 23 and 26, there were seven suspected arsons. Police are investigating. Read more here.

Seven false 911 calls and four false alarms were received. There were two calls from youth group homes.

There was one family relations call and two mental health related calls.

Check stops were conducted in Waterville, Coldbrook, Greenwich and Kingston.

There were five calls about domestic matters during the time period.  Two calls were about the same incident and another was about unwanted contact. Police helped retrieve personal items in a domestic dispute over property. A 21-year-old man will be charged with assault and break-and-enter after one of the incidents.  

Community policing officer Cst. Blair MacMurtery participated in the Law Enforcement Torch Run Oct. 26, attended the Apple Blossom Festival annual general meeting the same day and visited Tools for Life Oct. 27.


Organizations: RCMP, Aldershot school, Cornwallis River Crossing

Geographic location: Wolfville, New Minas, Greenwood Berwick Kingston North Kentville Huntington Point Lakeville Waterville Somerset Port Williams Gaspereau Valley Canning Exhibition Street Pleasant Street Aylesford Habitant Cambridge Medford Lake Paul Jones Road North Alton Coldbrook

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