Kings County From the Cruiser: Aug. 26

Wendy Elliott
Published on August 25, 2014
From the cruiser

There were 127 reports made to RCMP in Kings County between Aug. 18 and Aug. 21.


At 1:08 a.m. a cow was reported in the middle of the road in Billtown.

A newly licensed female driver, out after midnight, was stopped and given a ticket in New Minas.

A village of Kingston storage unit was damaged and broken into overnight. A cell phone was stolen.

A car owner in New Minas, who left a window slightly down, had cash stolen from inside her vehicle.

A Canning resident reported damage to a vehicle at 10:22 a.m.

A suspicious vehicle was noted in a wooded area of Avonport at noon.

A fight and a disturbance were reported after a party the previous night in Centreville.

A 17-year-old boy was caught shoplifting in New Minas. He was arrested and a small amount of marijuana was found.

An off-road vehicle complaint came in from Windermere.

An ongoing drive-by disturbance was noted in Greenwood at 8:52 p.m.

An assault was reported in New Minas.

A alleged sexual assault involving two youth is being investigated.

Neighbours in Aylesford were having a dispute.

A sound like gunshots was heard in Kingston at 9:28 p.m.

Aug. 19

Another newly licensed 19-year-old man was stopped in Greenwich and got a ticket.

A suspicious vehicle pulled in and out of a Pleasant Street, Wolfville driveway four times at 12:28 a.m.

Yelling was noted on Main Street in Wolfville at 1:58 a.m.

Loud music was an issue on Westwood Avenue in Wolfville at 2:20 a.m.

A driver in Kingsport was reported for possibly being impaired at 11:43 a.m. He wasn’t, but he was suspended from driving.

Two reports came in about youth driving off road vehicles at a sand pit near West Kings High School and on the school soccer pitch.

A woman in Auburn reported two loose dogs as a concern.

Police are investigating a report from the Aylesford area of dangerous driving and assault.

A collision at 3:55 p.m. at Highway 1 and exit 14 involved a roll over and entrapment.

A single motorcycle crashed in Sheffield Mills.

A concern about child safety travelling in a pick-up truck was noted.

A suspicious man was reported in woods at Brooklyn Corner at 9 p.m.

Four males in New Minas were causing a disturbance by yelling at 11:02 p.m.

Aug. 20

A near crash was reported at 12:31 a.m. in New Minas. Police found a vehicle at the round about with its back tire up on the curb. The 18-year-old driver failed a drug test.

A 34-year-old man in New Minas and a 67-year-old man in Kingston were caught using hand-held cellular devices while driving.

Some threats were reported from Lockhartville at 12:59 p.m. and others later from Wolfville.

A 20-year-old man was caught shoplifting contraceptives in Berwick.

A bike was stolen from Balcom Drive in Wolfville.

A third party reported an assault in Greenwood. Police are investigating.

A driver was reported for being impaired, but, when police located him in the Wolfville area, he was only breaking court conditions.

An intoxicated woman, aged 48, was causing a disturbance in Kingston. Police turned her over to her father.

A child porn investigation is underway in Greenwood.

Two youth were reportedly causing a disturbance in New Minas at 10:05 p.m.

A loud party was noted in Kingston and later a different reported of underage drinking came in from the same village.

Between Aug. 18 and 21, Kings RCMP received eight family relations calls. One concerned an out of control 15-year-old boy and another was about a teen out at 2:43 a.m.

Four domestic incidents were reported, along with two mental health concerns.

There was one youth group home incident. Two well-being checks were requested.

Four driving issues were reported. Collisions took place in Coldbrook, North Kentville and Greenwich.

Checkpoints were set up in Aylesford, Kingport, New Minas, Port Williams, Kingston and two in Wolfville. Tickets were handed out for not having a safety inspection ($176.45) and not being in possession of a licence ($147.76), but the big ticket went to an 18-year-old passenger in Port Williams who was in possession of liquor.

There were gas and go thefts at Greenwich and Coldbrook gas stations.

There were collisions in Grafton, Greenwich

There were five false 911 calls and one false alarm.