By Heather Killen
No one was injured when a car drove down the boat ramp and hit a pontoon boat at Jubilee Park in Bridgetown. Witnesses say the female driver mistook the gas for the brake and the vehicle drove into the river on Saturday. Firefighters and police were soon on the scene and the car was towed out of the water.
The Annapolis RCMP received 103 calls between September 10 and September 17. Among these were: six false 911s; two false alarms; 20 traffic incidents; 10 domestic matters; and three mental health calls.
Following are a few of these calls:
-- Sept. 10 at 1:50 a.m. Bridgetown. A citizen turned in an inert bomb from the Second World War for disposal.
-- Sept. 10 at 4:08 p.m. Melvern Square. A caller reported that a license plate was stolen from a vehicle during the night.
-- Sept. 11 at 2:56 a.m. Lawrencetown. A citizen discovered a prowler at a residence. The suspect fled when discovered.
-- Sept. 11 at 1:36 p.m. Bridgetown. Police and EHS were called to a workplace accident after an individual fell from a roof. The person was airlifted to Halifax for treatment.
-- Sept. 11 at 3:36 p.m. Mount Hanley. A homeowner reported that a home had been entered and items were stolen.
-- Sept. 11 at 6:18 p.m. Paradise. A possible fraud was reported involving a male soliciting funds for a family funeral.
-- Sept. 12 at 8:35 a.m. Bridgetown. A donation container was reported stolen.
--Sept. 12 at 10:37 a.m. Bridgetown. A disturbance was reported involving an individual who was upset by banking procedures.
-- Sept. 12 at 11:03 a.m. Upper Granville. A traffic hazard was reported after two horses were found running loose on the road. The horses were caught and returned home.
-- Sept. 12 at 11:03 a.m. Bridgetown. A possible fraud was reported involving a false identification used to buy liquor.
-- Sept. 12 at 12:40 p.m. Meadowvale. A break and enter into a garage was reported. A Stihl chainsaw was stolen.
-- Sept. 12 at 3:44 p.m. Upper Granville. Three horses were reported to be loose on the road. The horses were caught and returned.
-- Sept. 12 at 4:16 p.m. Middleton. A disturbance resulted in the arrest of an adult male for assault. He was released pending a court appearance.
-- Sept. 12 at 5:27 p.m. Nictaux. Police assisted the bylaw enforcement officer to detain a Pitbull that was involved in an incident.
-- Sept. 13 at 9:56 a.m. Nictuax. A homeowner reported a vehicle was entered and a small amount of money stolen.
-- Sept. 13 at 7:35 p.m. Bridgetown. Property damage was reported at the ball field after someone set a fire under the bleachers.
-- Sept. 14 at 1:45 a.m. Carlton Corner. A large cow was reported to be on the road. The owner was contacted and the cow returned.
-- Sept. 14 at 6:34 a.m. Bridgetown. A complaint of property damage was reported after windows were broken at the elementary school.
-- Sept. 14 at 8:51 a.m. South Milford. A camper reported that a campsite was mauled by a bear.
-- Sept. 14 at 10:52 a.m. Bridgetown. A suspicious person was reported after an individual was found sleeping in a vehicle. The person left without incident.
-- Sept. 14 at 11:39 a.m. Bridgetown. A shoplifter was reported after a male stole beer from the liquor store. The individual has been identified and charges are pending.
-- Sept. 15 at 12:21 a.m. Meadowvale. A report of an assault resulted in the arrest of a male offender. The individual was released pending court appearance.
-- Sept. 15 at 1:11 a.m. Middleton. A disturbance was reported involving a male yelling at another. A patrol was made, but the mater had resolved itself.
-- Sept. 15 at 2:49 p.m. Bridgetown. Police were called to a traffic collision between a vehicle and a pontoon boat, after a vehicle was driven down the boat launch and into the river. Bystanders helped the occupants out of the vehicle, which was towed. The pontoon boat had minor damage. No injuries were reported.
-- Sept. 16 at 12:15 a.m. Bridgetown. Police were called to a disturbance after two females were fighting. The matter had resolved itself by the time police arrived.
-- Sept. 16 at 2:54 a.m. Paradise. A traffic stop resulted in a male driver being arrested for failing the breathalyzer. The subject was detained 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.