Police called to disturbances and strange encounters

Heather Killen
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Annapolis RCMP Crime Report


By Heather Killen

The Spectator



The Annapolis RCMP received 74 calls between November 19 and November 26. Among these were: one false alarm; two false 911s; 11 traffic accidents; two domestics assaults.

Following are a few of these calls:

-- November 19 at 9:43 a.m. Bridgetown. A complaint of property damage was reported after a glass door to an apartment building was damaged -- it’s believed by a BB gun. Police noted there were similar problems over the weekend at other locations.

-- November 19 at 10:33 a.m. Wilmot. A senior reported that over the last two months she has heard knocking at her door at least three times during early morning hours.

-- November 19 at 14:30 a.m. Middleton. A possible impaired driver was reported. Police located the driver and determined the individual was not impaired.

-- November 19 at 3:57 a.m. Highway 1 at Wilmot. A caller reported a driver passing on a double solid line.

-- November 19 at 5:56 p.m. Middleton. Police were called about a hangman's noose found in a tree, believed to be left over from Halloween. The noose was removed.

-- November 19 at 6:06 p.m. Springfield. Police were called to a dispute involving threats. Hopefully the matter has been resolved.

-- November 19 at 7:58 p.m. Highway 101 Middleton. Police were called after a vehicle was seen weaving on the highway. The vehicle was located and the driver reported being tired and was stopped for rest break.

-- November 20 at 7:24 a.m. Middleton. Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle parked at Rotary Park. The vehicle was moved prior to police arrival.

-- November 20 at 2:11 p.m. Clementsport. A deer camera and stand were reported stolen.

-- November 20 at 5:59 p.m. Inglisville. A caller reported someone was hunting from the road near houses.

-- November 20 at 6:04 p.m. Meadowvale. Police were investigating a report of a stolen child tax credit cheque.

-- November 20 at 11:07 p.m. Middleton. Police responded to a report of a disturbance at an apartment building. When they arrived all was quiet and no one was forthcoming with information to explain what happened.

-- November 21 at 12:45 p.m. Wilmot. A resident reported receiving numerous phone calls about winning a prize -- they just has to send in money.

-- November 21 at 2:54 p.m. Bridgetown. A caller reported parking concerns at a local graveyard.

-- November 21 at 5:30 p.m. Middleton. Police were called to locate a student who was reported missing. The individual was found safe at school.

-- November 21 at 7:38 p.m. Middleton. Police were called when an intoxicated male refused to leave a residence. He was arrested and kept in cells overnight.

-- November 22 at 12:30 a.m. Middleton. Police conducted a road check.

-- November 22 at 9:45 a.m. Middleton. A resident reported a possible fraud after responding to an advertisement looking for a mystery shopper. The individual was sent a cheque to spend at various businesses. The person was alert enough to check with the bank and determine the cheque was no good.

-- November 22 at 12:52 p.m. Wilmot. Two ATVs were reported stolen. One has been recovered. Police continue their investigation.

-- November 22 at 2:16 p.m. Torbrook. A neighbor reported hearing a smoke alarm going off. There was no fire. The wood stove had set off the alarm.

-- November 22 at 5:51 p.m. Cornwallis. Police are investigating an assault that occurred between two youths.

-- November 23 at 1:48 a.m. – Torbrook. Police are investigating an accident that happened on Torbrook Road. The driver was arrested for impaired driving, with a court date set in February.

-- November 23 at 4:36 p.m. Cornwallis. Police were called with a report that youth were stuck in the elevator at the Cornwallis Park mall. No one was injured. The problem with the elevator is being investigated.

-- November 23 at 7:30 p.m. Highway 101 at Lequille. A caller reported that an elderly male was walking in the center of the roadway. Police responded but the person was gone.

-- November 23 at 8:01 p.m. Wilmot. A caller reported the theft of a custom-made Christmas tree from private property.

-- November 24 at 1:35 p.m. Lawrencetown. Police conducted a road check

-- November 24 at 2:17 a.m. Highway 1 in Wilmot. Police conducted a road check.

-- November 24 at 9:08 a.m. - Highway 1 in Wilmot. Police were called after a window was smashed to a vehicle and an ATV was discovered. The owner of the ATV was found. Police continue their investigation.

-- November 24 at 9:25 a.m. Wilmot. A caller reported that someone stole a wallet that had been left in a vehicle.

-- November 24 at 10:30 a.m. Bear River. Police caught a driver doing a burn out on the roadway. The driver was charged.

-- November 24 at 12:05 p.m. Hillsburn. Police set up a road check. One driver was charged for speeding.

-- November 24 at 12:23 p.m. Wilmot. A Christmas wreath was reported stolen from a residence.

-- November 24 at 1:19 p.m. Wilmot. An ATV was recovered after being stolen the night before.

-- November 24 at 3:59 p.m. Lawrencetown. Police were called about a suspicious vehicle parked behind a local business. It turned out the person was waiting to meet someone.

-- November 24 at 5:45 p.m. Bridgetown. Police set up a road check. Several drivers were charged for not wearing a seatbelt.

-- November 24 at 7:10 p.m. Middleton. Threatening text messages were reported. The messages weren’t threatening but police were able to provide options.

-- November 25 at 2:35 a.m. West Dalhousie. Police stopped a vehicle. The driver is under investigation for possible impaired driving.

-- November 25 at 11:14 a.m. Hampton. A complaint of mischief was reported at the community hall after an oil line was cut.

-- November 25 at 12:16 pm. Middleton. A power meter was stolen.

-- November 25 at 12:23 p.m. Paradise. Police were called to a disturbance.

-- November 25 at 1:43 p.m. Delaps Cove. A caller reported a downed power line.


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, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Bridgetown, Annapolis, Rotary Park Torbrook Road Cornwallis Park Bear River

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