Kings County From the Cruiser: June 10

Published on June 10, 2014
From the cruiser

May 27

At 9:30 a.m., a dump truck was reported to be driving erratically between Kingston and Berwick. Police could not find the vehicle.

There was a traffic complaint and a suspicious person complaint in Waterville.

A wallet with $300 cash in it was lost in New Minas.

A 60-year-old woman was served with a protection of property order after two pairs of boxers were shoplifted at a New Minas department store.

A fight between nine-year-olds was reported in Waterville at 3:48 p.m.

Off-road vehicles were reported on the Highway 101 Connector Road in New Minas and one driver fled from police at a traffic stop.  An RCMP member tracked down the driver and issued a ticket at 8:19 p.m.

Assault with a weapon was reported at the Waterville Youth Centre.

Harassing phone calls, including cursing and hang-ups, were reported in Greenwood.

There was a single-vehicle crash in Greenwood when a 21-year-old woman hit a culvert and flipped her vehicle into the ditch at 9:54 p.m. The driver suffered minor injuries.

Police responded to a call about a vehicle driving through a crosswalk at 9:56 p.m. in New Minas. The driver was located and apologized to the pedestrian. A warning was given.

At 10:48 p.m., suspicious activity was reported in Auburn when a truck and car were in a parking lot for 20 minutes. Both vehicles were gone when police arrived.


May 28

Just after midnight, a 75-year-old woman was arrested for breaching the peace after a family dispute and assault call in New Minas. The alleged victim declined to press charges. A third party was taken to hospital with chest pains.

At 9:12 a.m., speeding was reported on Highway 1 in Wilmot. An Annapolis RCMP officer is going to speak to the registered owner of the car.

A Wolfville resident reported a cab driver for poor driving. When police spoke to the taxi operator, he said he was avoiding potholes.

A wallet was found on Highway 1 in Greenwich.

At 10:56 a.m., a business in New Minas reported a man was  “smoking, yelling and calling the owner names.”

A pool table was damaged and a PlayStation was stolen after a break and enter on Belcher Street.

In Windemere, there was a report that pieces of farm equipment had gone missing after the property was placed into receivership.

A dog was reported to be in distress and honking a car horn at 2:13 p.m. in North Kentville. Police attended and the dog was found not to be in distress, but was honking the horn when looking at window.

Erratic driving was reported on the 101 near Kingston. When stopped, the subject of complaint said it was a merging issue and the other driver was at fault.

Speeding was reported on Glebe Road, Auburn.

Police checked on a North Kentville woman after a social worker was concerned about text messages, but all was well.

Harassing phone calls were reported in Kingston.

A rock flew off a dump truck on the 101 near New Minas, breaking a vehicle’s windshield. Police checked with the driver and the vehicle load seemed to be secure.

Four kids were reported to be driving ATVs without helmets in Centreville.

Erratic driving was reported in Kingston at 11:41 p.m. The driver was a tired tourist in a rental car who was unfamiliar with the roads. Police issued a warning.

A picnic table was stolen from a farmers’ market in Greenwich just before midnight.


May 29

Needles and furniture were found on vacant lot known to be a teen hangout in Lakeville.

There was a medical emergency in Port Williams when a man became pinned between his truck and his garage. He was transported to hospital at 4:56 p.m.

An ATV was stolen out of an attached garage on Ward Road in Greenwood. Police are investigating.

A motor scooter lost control on wet paint in Kingston and crashed. The man suffered a dislocated shoulder and was taken to hospital.

At 5:30 p.m., there was an ATV complaint in Millville.

A driver was stopped for speeding found to be impaired on Commercial Street in New Minas at 10:30 p.m. The female driver was also suspended and the vehicle was towed.

A prank voicemail message was reported in Wolfville because it involved threats.

Between May 26 and 29, Kings RCMP responded to six mental health calls, one involving a missing person. There were five family relations calls: one involved an out of control 10-year-old; another involved concerns about a 15-year-old’s behaviour; and another alleged theft by a family member.  

There were three domestic calls: two were to ask for help recovering personal property. One domestic report alleged an ex-husband was making unwanted calls, but the calls were from someone trying to serve divorce papers.

There was one false alarm and one false 911 call caused by a child playing with a phone.  Police assisted family services with an interview.

There was one call from a youth group home.

Check stops were conducted in Greenwood and Kingston.