Online threats, break-ins, and disputes top the calls

Heather Killen
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Annapolis RCMP Crime Report

This accident occurred Saturday afternoon in Clementsport, Highway 1. There were no injuries but considerable damage to the building and vehicle.

By Heather Killen

The Spectator

NovaNewsNow.com

 

The Annapolis police received 66 calls from Jan. 28 through Feb.3. Among these were: two false alarms; eight false 911s; four traffic accidents; three domestic assaults; three mental health issues and police conducted three check-stops.

(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.)

 

Here are some of the calls:

-- January 28 at 4:44 p.m. Bear River. Police were called about a friend who had not been seen for a few days. The friend had been out of town for an appointment.

-- January 28 at 7:26 p.m. Clementsvale. A concerned person asked police to verify the wellbeing of a child. Police checked and all was fine.

-- January 28 at 6 p.m. Middleton. Police were asked to look into harassing phone calls and unwanted text messages.

-- January 29 at 12:23 p.m. Lawrencetown. Police received a report of a vehicle with a loud muffler driving around in the morning.

-- January 29 at 5:23 p.m. Bear River. Police were called about several shots that were heard near a house. Police suspect hunting. DNR were advised.

-- January 29 at 9:04 p.m. Middleton. A resident reported that someone had cashed cheques on her account. It is believed to be related to a previous break and enter.

-- January 30 at 9:15 a.m. Bridgetown. A complaint of property damage was reported after doors were fond kicked off the tennis court and wood taken off the building, (it had been boarded up for the winter).

-- January 30 at 10:23 a.m. Wilmot. A business reported its compressor at the back of the building had been paint-balled.

-- January 30 at 11:12 a.m. Middleton. A local business reported two thefts that were caught on video over the past couple of days.

-- January 30 at 11:34 a.m. Clementsvale. Police were called to a dispute in a residence. The matter calmed down with police attendance.  Police provided individuals options to deal with the issues.

-- January 30 at 1:27 p.m. Meadowvale. A caller reported a vehicle went out of control and left the roadway, taking out several mailboxes. The vehicle then fled the scene.

-- January 30 at 2:33 p.m. Middleton. Police were called to a landlord and tenant dispute.

-- January 31 at 2:09 p.m. Deep Brook. Police and Nova Scotia Power are called about a power line down across a vehicle and that the driver was still in the vehicle. It turned out the line was not live.

-- January 31 at 2:46 p.m. Nictaux. A vehicle hauler was reported stolen.

-- January 31 at 3:07 p.m. Middleton. Police were called to a landlord and tenant dispute.

-- January 31 at 3:21 p.m. Mount Hanley. Power lines were reported down on Mount Hanley Road.

-- January 31 at 4:36 p.m. Hwy 101 at Bear River. Police were called about a dangerous driver passing on double solid line and in passing lanes. Police were not able to locate the vehicle.

-- January 31 at 4:36 p.m. Springfield. A suspicious occurrence was reported after a resident found footprints near his house. No break-in or property damage were reported.

-- January 31 at 8:15 p.m. Margaretsville. Harassing phone calls and text messages were reported and followed up.

-- February 1 at 8:01 p.m. Upper Granville. Police were called to a dispute between neighbours.

-- February 1 at 10:37 a.m. Middleton. A break and enter into a business was reported. Items stolen were recovered nearby. Police continue to investigate.

-- February 1 at 3:58 p.m. Bridgetown. A complaint of property damaged outside of a local business was reported. Police are following up with a suspect in the case.   

-- February 1 at 3:58 p.m. Middleton. Police were called about an unwanted person at a local business. The person was banned from the store.

-- February 1 at 6:46 p.m. Granville Ferry. Police received a report of an ATV driving on the road.

-- February 1 at 10:08 p.m. Wilmot. Suspicious activity was reported around a vehicle. There was no description of the vehicle as it was too dark.

-- February 1 at 10:38 p.m. Middleton. A shoplifter was caught in a store and turned over to the police.

-- February 2 at 12:22 p.m. Faulkland Ridge. A suspicious occurrence was reported. A person was walking along the road when a vehicle stopped and the person in the vehicle made some unusual comments and then drove away.

-- February 2 at 12:22 p.m. 1:31 p.m. Middleton. A theft of about $200 in oil from oil tank was reported.

-- February 2 at 12:22 p.m. 1:38 p.m. West Dalhousie. Police were called about a suspicious vehicle that may have dumped garbage in the bushes.

-- February 2 at 12:22 p.m. 6:52 p.m. Middleton. A theft was reported.

-- February 2 at 12:22 p.m. 8:58 p.m. Wilmot. Police were called in regards to a landlord and tenant dispute.

-- February 2 at 11:02 p.m. Bridgetown. Police were called to a disturbance at an apartment building.

 

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, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Annapolis, Bear River, Bridgetown Deep Brook Mount Hanley Road Granville Ferry

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