Well-being checks, disturbances, and break-ins

Heather Killen
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Annapolis RCMP Crime Report


By Heather Killen

The Spectator



The Annapolis RCMP received 58 calls from January 14 through January 20. Among these were: one false alarm; two false 911s; eight traffic accidents; two road checks; and four mental health issues. There were no domestic assaults reported this week.

Following are a few of these calls:

-- January 14 at 8:26 a.m. Round Hill. A parole violation was indicated via monitoring bracelet, but the incident turned out to be a false alarm.

-- January 14 at 9:18 a.m. Middleton. A break and enter at a business was reported. Petty cash was stolen.

-- January 14 at 11:42 a.m. Middleton. Police were called about a possible impaired driver. The driver was not impaired but poor driving habits were blamed for the incident. Police have asked the Motor Vehicle Registry to review the license.

-- January 14 at 5:51 p.m. Middleton. A fraud was reported after an individual set up an Eastlink telephone account in another name and ran up a significant bill.

-- January 15 at 5:05 p.m. Wilmot. Police were asked to do a well-being check on someone who was not answering the phone. The phone was off the hook. All was okay.

-- January 16 at 1:44 a.m. Granville. Police were called to a disturbance at a residence. One party had been drinking too much and was given a ride home.

-- January 16 at 11:46 a.m. Cornwallis. Police were asked to perform a well-being check on a person. The person was found safe in Digby.

-- January 16 at 5:12 a.m. Bridgetown. Police were called about an older female sleeping in a vehicle. The vehicle was not found.

-- January 17 at 8:11 a.m. Meadowvale. A break and enter into a shed was reported. Nothing was taken.

-- January 17 at 9:08 a.m. Meadowvale. A break and enter to a shed was reported. A Stihl gas-powered whipper-snipper was taken.

-- January 17 at 9:16 a.m. Bridgetown. A car drove into a driveway and hit a snowbank. Someone then stole the car mirror.

-- January 17 at 11:15 a.m. Middleton. Police were called to a disturbance at the Soldiers Memorial Hospital. It was only an argument and did not turn physical. 

-- January 17 at 3:59 p.m. Highway 101 near Bridgetown. Police were called about a young male being up on the highway. Police located him and returned him home.

-- January 17 at 4:18 p.m. Wilmot. Police were called over concerns that a youth had not come home after school. He was located at a friend’s place.

-- January 17 at 7:06 p.m. Tuppervale , Highway 101. Police received a couple of calls about suspicious persons on the highway. They found out they had a flat tire and one had over indulged.

-- January 17 at 10:03 p.m. Upper Granville. Police were asked to do a well-being check on an elderly lady. After knocking on the window she came to the door. All was well.

-- January 18 at 6:54 a.m. 101 Hwy at Brickton. Police were alerted about an 18-wheeler with no running lights. Police looked for the vehicle but didn’t find it. Weather was snowy and blowing.

-- January 18 at 4:52 p.m. Maitland Bridge. Fraud. A computer was hacked by a company calling themselves Microsoft. The owner thought they were fixing issues on his computer and charged him for the services. This is a scam.

-- January 18 at 5:09 p.m. Lawrencetown. Threats were made on Facebook involving injuring a pet.

-- January 18 at 6:35 p.m. Highway 1 at Wilmot. Police were called about unsafe passing on double solid lines. Police did not locate the vehicle.

-- January 19 at 11:57 a.m. Albany. Police were asked to do a well-being check on a person. Police had to force their way into the house and the person was found in need of medical help.

-- January 19 at 5:18 p.m. Waldeck. A theft of copper wire from a hot water tank was reported.

-- January 20 at 3:00 a.m. Wilmot. A loud-music complaint was reported.

-- January 20 at 11:05 a.m. Clarence. Police were called about an unlicensed driver who may have been impaired.

-- January 20 at 12:25 p.m. Middleton. Suspicious persons were seen going through vehicles in the parking lot of a business. 

-- January 20 at 8:40 p.m. Lawrencetown. Police received a noise complaint of video games being played loudly.


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, Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Microsoft Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Bridgetown, Annapolis, Digby Albany

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