Noisy washing machines and irate liquor store customers

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Annapolis RCMP Crime Report


By Heather Killen

The Spectator


The Annapolis RCMP had an interesting week with 95 calls from October 22 through October 29. Among these were: two false alarms; three false 911s; five traffic accidents two domestic incidents and two mental health matters. Following are a few of these calls:

-- October 22 at 11:55 a.m. Hampton Mountain Road. A caller reported that horses were loose at the water plant.

-- October 22 at 9 a.m. Hwy 201 South Farmington. Speeding vehicles were reported. Drivers were possibly racing at times.

-- October 22 at 4:28 a.m. Clementsport. Police received a report of shots fired. It was the opening day of hunting season.

-- October 22 at 7:37 p.m. Greywood. A warrant was executed on a residence and drugs were seized.

-- October 22 at 10:23 p.m. Nictaux. A caller reported seeing a group of suspicious people on the front yard.

-- October 22 at 11:00 p.m. Meadowvale. Police conducted a road check on Highway 201.

-- October 23 at 9:30 a.m. Middleton. A suspicious vehicle was reported seen outside a local business.

-- October 23 at 5:55 p.m. Nictaux. Police were called to a dispute after threats were made. Police are investigating the incident.

-- October 23 at 11:46 p.m. Lequille. Police checked a vehicle and the driver is facing charges for driving while impaired.

-- October at 12:33 a.m. Greywood. Harrassing phone calls to a residence were reported.

-- October 24 at 9:04 a.m. Carleton Corner. A complaint of property damage was reported after a gate to private property was damaged.

-- October 24 at 3:34 p.m. Perotte . A wallet was reported stolen from a vehicle.

-- October 24 at 3:39 p.m. Lequille. Rings were reported stolen.

-- October 24 at 5:19 p.m. Nictaux. Police were called following a dispute over stolen methadone.

-- October 24 at 6:17 p.m. Carleton Corner. Police were called to a traffic accident after a vehicle hit a deer.

-- October 24 at 9:50 p.m. Highway 1 at Brickton. Police were called to a two-vehicle accident. No serious injuries are reported.

-- October 24 at 10:56 p.m. Lequille. Police stopped a vehicle for speeding. Drugs were seized.

-- October 25 at 12:47 a.m. Clementsport. A traffic hazard was reported after a power line that fell across the road was burning. Nova Scotia Power and members of the volunteer fire department attended.

-- October at 2:50 a.m. Lawrencetown. A caller reported that suspicious people were trespassing on a property. Police attended with police dog but no one found.

-- October 25 at 4:06 a.m. Middleton. Police were called to a disturbance. One person was arrested for breach of the peace and taken to cells.

-- October 25 at 10:14 a.m. Lequille. Police were called to a traffic accident following a collision with a deer. The driver was not injured.

-- October 25 at 10:38 a.m. Lawrencetown. Police received a report of an individual hunting too close to a residence. Police followed up with the hunter.

-- October 25 at 4:17 p.m. Springfield. A caller was upset for having to wait for construction crews that were working on the road..

-- October 25 at 5:57 p.m. Bridgetown. An intoxicated male was reported to be walking around bothering people. Police attended but the male had left.

-- October 25 at 5:54 p.m. Lequille. Police received a report of trespassing on private property.

-- October 25 at 6:14 p.m. Wilmot. Police were called after threats were uttered during a dispute.

-- October 25 at 7:42 p.m. Deep Brook. A suspicious incident was reported after individuals came to the door asking for a glass of water.

-- October 26 at 1:56 a.m. Deep Brook. The police were called after the caller thought someone was as tapping on the window. Police did not find anyone around.

-- October 26 at 11:27 a.m. Round Hill. Police were called to a traffic accident after a vehicle went in the ditch. No one was hurt.

-- October 26 at 11:35 a.m. Bridgetown. A complaint of mischief was reported after ‘for sale’ signs were taken down and a scarecrow was damaged at Jubilee Park.

-- October 26 at 12:30 p.m. Bridgetown. Police were called to a two-car collision between neighbours. Minor damage was reported.

-- October 26 at 2:09 p.m. Middleton. A bicycle was reported stolen.

-- October 26 at 2:34 p.m. Middleton. A wallet was reported lost possibly at the legion.

-- October 26 at 3:39 p.m. Wilmot. Police were called to a two-vehicle accident, in which one vehicle rear-ended the other. There were no injuries.

-- October 26 at 5:39 p.m. Parker's Cove. A complaint of theft was reported after a shed was broken into and a lawnmower taken.

-- October 26 at 6:52 p.m. Meadowvale. Police received a report of a possible impaired driver. Police patrolled, but did not find the driver.

-- October 26 at 6:58 p.m. Inglisville. A caller reported that trucks were racing and doing burnouts. Police are investigating.

-- October 26 at 7:05 p.m. Mount Hanley. A compliant of theft was reported after a GPS was stolen from a vehicle.

-- October 26 at 9:04 p.m. Lawrencetown. Police were called after the caller heard a knock at the door but no one there.

-- October 27 at 1:04 a.m. 101 Highway at Brickton. Police assisted a hitchhiker who was down on his luck.

-- October 27 at 9:23 a.m. Middleton. A wallet was reported lost, but then the person realized it was only misplaced.

-- October 27 at 10:39 a.m. Beaconsfield. A person was reported to be cutting wood without permission.

-- October 27 at 1:40 p.m. Youngs Cove. Police were called to a fatal accident. Two men died when their car crashed head-on with a truck.

-- October 27 at 5:36 p.m. Middleton. Property damage was reported after someone broke the windows to the old fire hall.

-- October 27 at 6:14 p.m. Middleton. Underage drinking was reported.

-- October 27 at 9:30 p.m. Middleton. A complaint of property damage to a vacant residence was reported.

-- October 27 at 10:32 p.m. Middleton. An intoxicated male was reported to be downtown. He was arrested by police and taken to cells in Kingston.

-- October 27 at 10:57 p.m. Round Hill. Loud Music was reported.

-- October 28 at 12:05 a.m. Middleton. A person was charged for illegally possessing liquor and throwing the bottle away when caught by the police.

-- October 28 at 12:32 a.m. A disturbance was reported after a party got loud at a residence. It quieted down after police spoke to partiers.

-- October 28 at 2:04 a.m. Meadowvale. A loud party was reported. It quieted down after police attended.

-- October 28 at 3:03 a.m. Granville. A possible impaired driver was reported. The driver was not located by police.

-- October 28 at 1:37 p.m. Cloud Lake. A shotgun was reported lost during a hunting trip.

-- October 28 at 1:47 p.m. Highway 1 at Brickton. Vehicles were reported for passing unsafely and speeding.

-- October 28 at 2:29 p.m. Wilmot. ATV drivers were reported for not wearing helmets.

-- October 28 at 3:18 p.m. Deep Brook. ATV drivers were reported for using a private driveway without permission.

-- October 28 at 4:24 p.m. Highway 1 at Cornwallis. An unsafe driver was reported in a construction zone.

-- October 28 at 4:42 p.m. Middleton. A license plate was reported lost.

-- October 28 at 5:07 p.m. Bridgetown. An upset man was reported to police. Apparently he was upset because the liquor store was closed and caused a disturbance at the grocery store. He drove away almost hitting a child.

-- October 28 at 7:36 p.m. Bridgetown. Suspicious persons were reported after someone knocked on the door and left in a van without speaking with homeowner.

-- October 28 at 8:33 p.m. Clementsvale. A suspicious male came knocking at the door looking for directions and seemed confused. Police checked the area but did not find the person.

-- October 29 at 3:06 a.m. Bridgetown. Police were called because a neighbor had a noisy washing machine. The noise kept the caller from sleeping.


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.

Organizations: RCMP, Nova Scotia Power, Cornwallis Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Bridgetown, Annapolis, Farmington Deep Brook Jubilee Park Kingston Cloud Lake

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