Break-ins, potholes, and a few arrests

Lawrence Powell
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Annapolis RCMP Crime Report


By Lawrence Powell

The Spectator


Annapolis RCMP responded to a total of 69 calls for service between February 18 and February 25 at 9 a.m.  There were several break-ins where fuel, a laptop, and money were stolen. A vehicle owner reported pothole damage, and police also made a drug arrest.

Also included in the week’s work were seven false 911 calls, 15 traffic matters, one false alarm, a seven domestic situations.


(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.)


Following are some of the highlights of the week:


February 18 at 9:24 a.m. Lawrencetown – Police received a report of a break and enter into a business. Money and laptop computer were stolen. The investigation continues.

February 18 at 10:56 a.m. Port Lorne – Police received a report of a generator explosion that resulted in a house fire and the owner sustaining burns. EHS transported the victim to hospital in Kentville where he was airlifted to Halifax in serious condition.

February 18 at 11:59 p.m. Granville Center – RCMP received a report of a male in violation of court conditions. He was arrested, lodged in cells, and later remanded into custody pending a bail hearing in Kentville court.

February 19 at 8:36 a.m. Meadowvale - Vehicle damage was reported after a driver drove into a pothole on the road.

February 19 at 4:32 p.m. Torborrk – A church was broken into and a quantity of fuel oil was stolen from oil tank.

February 20 at 2:14 p.m. Nictaux - Assist Halifax RPD with locating possible suspect vehicle involved in a hit & run accident.

February 21 at 10:24 p.m. Greywood – A male and female were arrested for assault. Both individuals were lodged in cells and released the next day pending charges.

February 22 at 5:11 p.m. Lawrencetown – Police received a report of a stolen van. A suspect fled in the vehicle. The vehicle was later located abandoned. The investigation continues.

February 22 at 9:16 p.m. Middleton – A disturbance call resulted in an adult male being arrested and lodged in cells. He was released the next day. Charges under the Liquor Control Act are  pending

February 23 at 6:45 a.m. Wilmot – Police received a report of a possible break and enter into a business. The investigation continues.

February 23 at 9:46 a.m. Wilmot – A vehicle owner reported that the vehicle was entered over night and a purse stolen.

February 23 at 2:43 p.m. Middleton – Police received a report of computer fraud.

February 23 at 11:45 p.m. Nictaux – A police traffic stop resulted in a drug seizure. Charges are  pending.


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, Granville Center, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Annapolis, Kentville, Port Lorne Bridgetown

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