By Heather Killen
Annapolis Valley traffic services stopped a vehicle that was driving 170 kilometres an hour in a 100 speed zone on Highway 101 Middleton last week. The driver’s license was automatically suspended for seven days under the Motor Vehicle Act, and the vehicle was impounded. The driver has been charged with stunting under the Motor Vehicle Act.
The Annapolis police received 123 calls from Aug. 13 through Aug. 20. Among these were: eight false 911s; one false alarm; 21 traffic matters; five domestic; and two mental health incidents.
Following are a few of these calls:
-- August 13 at 11:03 a.m. Middleton. A citizen turned in a firearm for destruction.
-- August 13 at 12:20 p.m. Highway 1 Belleisle. An ox was reported to be wandering loose. It was located in a garden and herded back to its pasture.
-- August 13 at 3:35 p.m. Middleton. A gas-and-go was reported. The individual had left a name and the matter was later resolved.
-- August 13 at 4:10 p.m. Lawrencetown. A complaint of property damage was reported after a windshield was broken.
-- August 13 at 4:19 p.m. Bridgetown. A disturbance call resulted in a patrol. Two males and a female were arguing. The matter was resolved.
-- August 13 at 5:25 p.m. Springfield. A break and enter into a residence was reported. A Yamaha motor and other items were taken.
-- August 13 at 5:52 p.m. Round Hill. A break and enter was reported at a ballpark canteen. Money was stolen and the matter is under investigation.
-- August 13 at 7:15 p.m. Middleton. A shoplifter was reported. Female was arrested for theft and released pending a court appearance.
-- August 14 at 1:47 p.m. Granville Ferry. A threats complaint resulted in a male arrested and later released pending a court date.
-- August 14 at 6:30 p.m. Centrelea. A police traffic stop resulted in a driver facing charges under the Motor Vehicle Act.
-- August 15 at 11:20 a.m. Lawrencetown. A blue bicycle was reported stolen from a garage.
-- August 15 at 2:30 p.m. Lawrencetown. Police received a report from Annapolis Valley Exhibition security regarding a youth trying to steal a cooler of beer. The issue was addressed and the youth was sent on his way.
-- August 15 at 6:52 p.m. Upper Clements. Police were called to assist EHS gain access to a residence. The matter was resolved.
-- August 15 at 9:24 p.m. Granville Ferry. A possible impaired driver was reported. The vehicle was located and the driver was found to be tired rather than impaired by alcohol.
-- August 15 at 9:34 p.m. Bridgetown. A male in a wheelchair was reported to be in the middle of the road. The individual was transported to a friend’s house.
-- August 16 12:07 a.m. Bridgetown. A patrol was made in response to a suspicious person report. The area was searched, but no one was found.
-- August 16 at 12:26 a.m. Lawrencetown. A fight was reported at the Annapolis Valley Exhibition. A patrol was made but the individuals had left.
-- August 16 at 12: 11 a.m. Lawrenectown. A property damage complaint resulted in an intoxicated male being arrested and lodged in cells.
-- August 16 at 10:34 a.m. Wilmot. A break and enter into a shed was reported. Power tools were stolen.
-- August 16 at 4:58 p.m. Middleton. A shoplifter was reported at a business. Two bottles of Captain Morgan were stolen.
-- August 16 at 10:21 p.m. Bellisle. A traffic hazard was reported after a cow was seen wandering the road. A patrol was made, but the cow was gone upon arrival.
-- August 16 at 11:09 p.m. Wilmot. Corncobs are reported stolen. A patrol was made and a suspect vehicle was located but no corncobs were found.
-- August 17 at 12:07 a.m. Lawrencetown. Police were called to deal with an intoxicated male. He was arrested and released. Charges are pending.
-- August 17 at 6:59 p.m. Carlton Corner. A traffic hazard was reported involving three loose cattle. The animals found their way home.
-- August 18 at midnight, Lawrencetown. Youth were reported to be throwing rocks at passing vehicles. The suspects have been identified and the investigation continues.
-- August 18 at 11:10 a.m. South Farmington. A break and enter into a barn was reported. A battery charger and a bicycle were stolen.
-- August 18 at 2:49 p.m. Lawrencetown. A carved wooden cow was reported stolen at the Ex. Police attended and found it in another barn.
-- August 18 at 9:35 p.m. Highway 101 Middleton. Annapolis Valley Traffic Services stopped a vehicle that was driving 170 kilometres an hour in a 100 speed zone. The driver’s license was suspended, the vehicle was impounded, and the driver is facing charges.
-- August 18 at 11:32 p.m. Lawrencetown. Police were called to the Ex after security intercepted an intoxicated male. The male was lodged in cells overnight, released the following day, and is facing charges under the Liquor Control Act.
-- August 19 at 2:24 p.m. Lawrencetown. A man was arrested under the Controlled Substances Act and drugs were seized. He was released pending a court appearance.
-- August 19 at 12:42 p.m. Lawrencetown. A homeowner reported a mailbox was stolen.
-- August 19 at 1:58 p.m. Middleton. An assault complaint resulted in a male being arrested and released pending a court appearance.
Crimes, or information on crimes, can be reported to the Annapolis RCMP at 825-2000 in Middleton, or 665-4481 in Bridgetown. Information on crimes can also be reported to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.