By Heather Killen
On May 15 at 11:06 a.m. , police were called to Exit 22 on Highway 101 to investigate damage to road signs. The Department of Transportation reported that approximately $24,000 in damage to road signs, after someone shot them with a rifle. Anyone with information about this matter is asked to contact Crime Stoppers, or the nearest detachment of the RCMP.
The Annapolis County detachment of the RCMP responded to a total of 62 calls for assistance from 11 a.m. on May 14 until 4 p.m. on May 19.
Included in these calls were seven false 911’s, two false alarms, five traffic incidents and two domestic matters.
Following are highlights of these calls: --May 14 at 11:30 a.m. Police were called to Hampton to help resolve a dispute over property. The residents were advised to seek legal advice. --May 14 at 3 p.m. A Deep Brook resident called to report that a license plate had been lost. The incident may be traced back as far as October 2006. --May 14 at 7:41 p.m. Police were called to Wilmot to investigate a report of theft under $5,000. A resident reported a radiator and an amount of metal stolen. --May 14 at 9:19 p.m. Police were called to South Williamston to assist EHS staff with a medical call. One individual was transported to hospital. --May 14 at 10:52 p.m. Police were called to Granville Beach to assist a resident in removing an unwanted guest. --May 15 at 9:51 a.m. Police received a report of a dangerous driver in the Port Royal area. The driver was using excessive speed, passing on solid lines and passing school buses. --May 15 at 10:35 a.m. Middleton. The public works department in the Town of Middleton reported a sign had been stolen from the west end of town, beside TRA. --May 15 at 10:27 a.m. A Carlton Corner resident turned in a firearm for destruction. --May 15 at 11:44 a.m. A Nictaux resident contacted police with concerns over a computer virus. --May 15 at 12:30 Police were called to the Middleton Regional High School after a student received a threatening email. --May 15 at 1:32 p.m. A Kempt resident contacted police with concerns over a peace bond issue. --May 15 at 2:14 p.m. A Torbrook resident contacted police with concerns about a suspicious person in the area. A patrol was made and found that the individual was looking for someone at the wrong address. --May 15 at 4:11 p.m. A middleton resident requested assistance in removing an unwanted guest. --May 16 at 12:41 a.m. A Meadowvale resident reported an attempted theft of a motorcycle. The bike was found in the woods nearby. --May 16 at 11:58 a.m. A Clementsvale resident reported damage to vehicles parked in a shed, following a party the night before. --May 16 at 7:04 p.m. Police were called to investigate a report of a truck that had jackknifed in Bear River. The matter was turned over tot he Digby detachment. --May 16 at 8:17 a.m. A Middleton resident turns in a baggie of marijuana seeds to the Middleton detachment. --May 16 at 9:30 Police are called to Wilmot to investigate a compliant of uttering threats. --May 17 at 1:17 p.m. Police are called to the Eden Golf Club to assist EHS staff following a workplace accident. A worker was injured after falling from a ladder while trimming trees. One individual was transported to hospital. --May 17 at 3:22 p.m. Police were called to Kejimkujik National Park to assist the park wardens after a number of hardwood trees had been pulled out of their planters. --May 17 at 10:35 p.m. A Clementsvale resident called to report an attempted Break and Enter. Police made a patrol but found the report was unfounded. --May 18 at 11:08 a.m. A Bridgetown business called to report an attempted break and enter. A window was broken, but an alarm sounded and deterred the culprit. --May 18 at 11:29 a.m. Police were called to a Middleton parking lot to investigate concerns over a child’s welfare. Driver was issued a warning. --May 18 at 11:54 a.m. Police received a report of a possible intoxicated river. Patrol made and driver was deemed fit. --May 18 at 2:30 Police were called to Cornwallis after receiving a report that a toddler had been left unattended in a vehicle that had been left running. Driver was cautioned, but seemed unconcerned about implications. --May 18 at 5:08 p.m. Police were called to Middleton business to help settle a property dispute. --May 18- A police checkpoint at Kejimkujik National Park resulted in 63 vehicles and nine large trucks stopped; one charge issued under the Motor Vehicle Act and three warnings were issued. --May 18 at 10:42 p.m. Police received a report of a suspicious person at the MacDonald Museum in Middleton. Youth rang the bell and ran away. --May 19 at 9 a.m. The Wellness Centre in Cornwallis reported property damage. The glass in the front door had been broken during the night.
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