Careless drivers and loose hay cause concern on roads

Heather Killen
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Annapolis RCMP Crime Report


By Heather Killen

The Spectator


The Annapolis District RCMP received 66 calls during the period November 5 through November 11. Among these were three false 911s, one false alarm, two traffic accidents, and three domestic assaults.

Besides responding to calls from the public and other usual duties, Annapolis RCMP members attended various Remembrance Day services in communities across the county on November 11.

Following are a few of the calls for service police dealt with:

-- November 5 at 7:32 a.m. Nictaux. A caller reported an ongoing problem with vehicles travelling too fast during the day. The resident would like to see more patrols and enforcement.

-- November 5 at 9 a.m. Clementsvale. A complaint of property damage was reported after a mailbox was damaged

-- November 5 at 11:07 a.m. Hillsburn. A near-miss accident was reported after a driver leaving a driveway nearly collided with a speeding car. The caller would like to see more radar enforcement.

-- November 5 at 1:36 p.m. Clementsport. A caller reported a vehicle squealing tires.

-- November 5 at 1:45 p.m. Nictaux. A complaint of theft was reported after a mailbox was stolen.

-- November 5 at 4:14 p.m. Highway 1 Wilmot. A driver was reported after passing a school bus when its lights were flashing. Police are following up as a license plate number was obtained.

-- November 5 at 4:43 p.m. Bridgetown. Police received a call from a business alerting them about seeing a ‘wanted person.’ It turned out the person was not wanted by police.

-- November 5 at 6 p.m. Highway 1 at Wilmot. A car was seen swerving on the roadway. The caller thought it might be a possible impaired driver. Police checked the driver who was not impaired. But the individual was warned about poor driving habits.

-- November 5 at 11:30 p.m. Highway 1 at Wilmot. A driver was checked for possible impairment. The person was given a roadside suspension.

-- November 6 at 8:44 a.m. Inglisville on Crisp Road. Police received a call reporting dump trucks travelling too fast. Patrols were made.

-- November 6 at 8:49 a.m. Highway 1 at Wilmot. A blue bike was found in the ditch. No one has claimed the bike yet.

-- November 6 at 10:27 a.m. Nictaux. Police are looking into a complaint that a resident bought an alarm system and is now having issues with receiving the service.

-- November 6 at 10:37 a.m. Highway 210 at Paradise. Police investigated a suspicious person report and found the vehicle had broken down..

-- November 6 at 10:52 a.m. Tupperville. A welder and dishes were taken from a vacant residence and barn.

-- November 6 at 10:57 a.m. Nictaux. A person received an email claiming to be sent from the bank. They divulged personal information and money was taken from the account. Police remind people to not divulge personal info over the phone or via emails as these are popular scams and the money is not usually recovered.

-- November 7 at 1:47 a.m. Bridgetown. A resident reported hearing a prowler. Police checked the area and no one was found.

-- November 7 at 9:35 a.m. Cornwallis. Police assisted Community Services on a matter.

-- November 7 at 4:11 p.m. Middleton. Police were called to investigate a complaint of threats at the school between two individuals.

-- November 8 at 9:56 a.m. Highway 101 at Middleton. Police were called to an accident after a vehicle struck the guardrail. Roads were slushy at the time.

-- November 8 at 6:19 p.m. Bridgetown. Police received a call that a group of people came onto the porch and took the pumpkins and smashed them on the road. Police attended but the pumpkin smashers had taken off.

-- November 9 at 8:08 a.m. Meadowvale. A possible missing person was reported. The individual was with the police and not missing.

-- November 9 at 11 a.m. Bridgetown. A complaint of theft was reported after tools were stolen from a business.

-- November 9 at 2:18 p.m. Highway 101 at Bridgetown. A driving complaint of unsafe passing was reported.

­-- November 9 at 6:19 p.m.  Highway 1 at Wilmot. Police were called to a motor vehicle accident after a vehicle struck a deer.

-- November 9 at 6:19 p.m. Bridgetown. A complaint of property damage was reported after someone kicked at a door. The owner thinks he knows who it was.

-- November 9 at 8:41 p.m. Round Hill. A loud motorcycle was reported. Police spoke with the driver and he parked the bike.

-- November 10 at 2:04 a.m. Middleton. Police were called to a fight downtown amongst a group of people. Police attended but the matter was settled before police arrival and the individuals had left.

-- November 10 at 4:08 a.m. Nictaux. Police checked a vehicle and the driver is being investigated for impaired driving.

-- November 10 at 2:19 p.m. Bridgetown. A citizen brought a rifle to the police for destruction.

-- November 10 at 2:45 p.m. Highway 210 Meadowvale. Police received a report of an unregistered vehicle being driven. Police patrolled the area but the vehicle was not found.

-- November 10 at 6:30 p.m. Bridgetown. A complaint of theft was reported after money was stolen from a residence. Owners believe the person entered the house while they were gone. The door was not locked.

-- November 10 at 9:45 p.m. Highway 201 at Nictaux. A traffic hazard was reported after a bale of hay was left on the road. Police attended and pushed it off the road.

-- November 10 at 10:19 p.m. Highway 10 at Nictaux. Police were called to deal with a bale of hay left on the road, it was pushed off to the side.

-- November 11 at 11:33 a.m. Victoriavale. Police are called after wood was stolen from private property.

­-- November 11 at 12:53 p.m. Deep Brook Highway 101. Police were called about a driver driving with a laptop on their lap and weaving on the roadway. Police did not locate the driver on the highway, but were able to contact him and are following up.

-- November 11 at 4:19 p.m. Middleton. A bike was found in the ditch on Bridge Street.

-- November 11 at 6:15 p.m. Inglewood. A caller reported that a vehicle was entered while it was parked in the driveway.  Someone went through the glovebox after the vehicle had been left unlocked.


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, Community Services, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Bridgetown, Annapolis, Deep Brook Bridge Street

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