By Heather Killen
Police were called to Young's Mountain Rd. after a large tractor rolled over and pinned down a 64-year old man on October 18 at 10:26 a.m.
Fire fighters from Annapolis Royal and Bridgetown were assisted by EHS staff in freeing the individual who had been trying to dislodge a tractor after it became stuck in the mud.
Police wish to advise the public that now all applications for criminal records checks must be accompanied with a self-addressed stamped envelope for processing.
The Annapolis police responded to 76 calls for assistance during the week of October 13 through 19. Among these were five false alarms, five false 911's, four motor vehcile accidents, and two domestic matters. Following are highlights of these calls: (Note: due to the sensitive nature of cases concerning sexual assult, mental health issues and children's welfare, not all calls are considered appropriate for publication) -October 13 at 11 a.m. A break and enter was reported into a seasonal home in Port Lorne. Two lights were found left on and a can of soup had been opened. -October 13 at 12:26 p.m. A break and enter into an outbuilding was reported in Wilmot. A welder and a chainsaw were missing. -October 13 at 1:21 p.m. A caller reported a dangerous driver on Highway 1 near Wilmot. The driver passed three other vehicles, almost stricking one vehicle in the bumper several times. Police followed-up with the driver. -October 13 at 7:03 p.m. Police received a report of an erratic driver in North Wlliamston. The driver was located by police and recommended to take a road test. -October 13 at 10:36 p.m. A caller reported a noise complaint in Wilmot. A patrol was made and requested the responsible individual to turn the music down. -October 14 at 9:50 a.m. Police acted on a warrant and arrested an individual in Middleton. As a consequence a quantity of marijuana was located on the suspect, who was taken to Kentville court and remanded to custody. -October 14 at 9:53 a.m. Police were called to Lequille in response to an assault between persons known to each other. The matter was resolved with charges.
October 14 at 2:39 p.m. Police were called to Deep Brook after a former tenant was allegedly damaging property following an eviction. -October 14 at 3:59 p.m. Police were called to a Middleton business after a sign was stolen. -October 14 at 4:10 p.m. A caller reported that mail had been stolen in Outram. -October 14 at 4:57 p.m. A wallet was reported stolen in Bridgetown. The Visa card was used. -October 14 at 5:02 p.m. A caller complained that an individual was sitting in the car and blowing the horn in Outram. A patrol was made and took the individual into custody for failing to comply with an undertaking. -October 15 at 8:17 a.m. Police were called to a disturbance at a home in Waldec. -October 15 at 12:01 p.m. Police were called to a mischief case in Clementsport folllowing a paintball incident. -October 15 at 3:30 p.m. Police were called to Upper Clements following a paint ball incident. -October 15 at 3:47 p.m. A caller reported damage to a vehicle in Victoria Beach. -October 16 at 10:22 a.m. Police were called to Lequille in response to an assault. -October 16 at 1:11 p.m. A caller reported that four youth were using drugs in Bridgetown. A patrol was made and youth were located, arrested, and charges are pending. -October 16 at 6:03 p.m. Police were called to Lequille after fence panels were stolen. -October 16 at 9:13 p.m. Police were called to an assualt in Wilmot between parties known to each other. The matter was resolved with police contact. -October 16 at 10:48 Police were caleld to a motor vehicle accident in South Farmington after a driver swerved to avoid a deer. -October 17 at 1:56 a.m. Police were called to a single vehicle accident in Arlington. The driver reported the accident was the result of swerving to avoid a deer. -October 17 at 9:01 a.m. Police were caleld to Graywood in response to an individual uttering threats. -October 17 at 12:54 p.m. A break and enter was reported into a cottage in Port Lorne. -October 17 at 6:06 p.m. A caller reported a youth missing. The individual returned later. -October 17 at 9:29 p.m. A caller reported that a group of teenagers were throwing rocks off the Vault Road. The youth ran off when approached. -October 18 at 1:33 p.m. A caller reported that a person could be trying to steal a vehicle in Middleton. -October 18 at 10:24 a.m. Police were called to investigate a break and enter into a commercial property in Carleton Corner. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Ryan McLean. -October 18 at 1:54 p.m. Police were called to a traffic accident on Highway 1 in Wilmot after a driver forced another vehicle off the road. The driver pulled out in front of another car that swerved into a ditch to avoid collsion. No injuries were reported at the scene. The matter remains under investigation. -October 19 at 9:53 a.m. Liquor was seized in Middleton after police noticed a driver swerving and squealing tires. The driver was stopped and police smelled alcohol.
Crimes, or information on crimes, can be reported to Annapolis RCMP at 665-4481 in Bridgetown or 825-2000 in Middleton. Information on crimes can also be reported to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Call 911 in the event of an emergency.
Man pinned down by rolled tractor
By Heather Killen
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