Accidents top busy week before Christmas

Heather Killen
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Annapolis RCMP Crime Report


By Heather Killen

The Spectator


The Annapolis District RCMP received 43 calls from December 17 to December 21. Among these were: two false 911s; two false alarms; nine traffic incidents; and three domestic matters.

Following are some of these calls:

(Note: Due to the sensitive nature of cases concerning sexual assault, children’s welfare and mental health issues, not all calls are considered appropriate for publication.)


-- December 17 at 12:03 p.m. Bridgetown - Police received a report of two people fighting.

-- December 17 at 2:02 p.m. Bridgetown - Police received a report that the washroom at the tennis court had been damaged.

-- December 17 at 5:04 p.m. Middleton - Police received a report of a possible fraud. A person sold an item and the cheque was returned NSF.

-- December 18 at 8:38 a.m. Middleton - The court asked for assistance with service of court documents.

-- December 18 at 8:15 a.m. Middleton - An individual reported that a vehicle was entered overnight and a wallet was stolen.

-- December 18 at 11:27 a.m. South Farmington - A concerned citizen reported a speeding vehicle in the area every afternoon.

-- December 18 at 6:03 p.m. Springfield - A break and enter into a trailer was reported.

-- December 19 at 5:02 a.m. Parkers Cove - Police and EHS were called to a single-vehicle crash involving an ATV. The driver lost control and went over an embankment. The driver sustained serious injuries to leg and was taken to hospital.

-- December 19 at 10:13 a.m. Lawrencetown - Police, EHS, DOT, and Lawrencetown fire department were called to a two-vehicle collision on Main Street. A vehicle lost control on a slippery curve and collided head-on with another vehicle. Luckily no one was seriously hurt, but both vehicles sustained heavy damage and were towed. Roads at the time were snow covered and slippery.

-- December 19 at 11:25 a.m. Highway 101 near exit 17 - A single-vehicle accident was reported after a driver lost control on the snow-covered road and went into ditch. No injuries were reported and the vehicle was towed.

-- December 19 at 1:45 p.m. Brickton - A vehicle lost control and ran off the road into a yard knocking over a garbage bin. The vehicle did not stop and no major damage resulted.

-- December 19 at 11:20 p.m. Granville Ferry - A police traffic stop resulted in a driver facing charges under the MVA for driving while prohibited

-- December 20 at 4:40 p.m. Virginia - A phone scam was reported in which a male caller was looking for donations. The investigation continues.

-- December 21 at 5:32 a.m. Cornwallis - Halifax Police requested assistance in confirming a stolen vehicle. Police in Halifax stopped a vehicle and the driver admitted to stealing the vehicle in Annapolis County. The driver is facing a number of charges in Halifax.

-- December 21 at 11:08 a.m. Clementsport - A vehicle was reported stolen. The suspect was arrested in Halifax earlier in another stolen vehicle and taken to court in Halifax.


Annapolis RCMP extend Seasons Greetings to all citizens of Annapolis County and remind drivers to NOT Drink and Drive.


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: Annapolis County, Middleton, Bridgetown Halifax Lawrencetown South Farmington Springfield Parkers Cove Brickton Granville Ferry Virginia

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