Kings District RCMP kept busy with variety of calls
Vehicle stolen early on Feb. 2
On Feb. 2 a vehicle was reported stolen at 8:54 a.m. by a North Kentville driver. The owner reported have the only set of keys.
An investigation into the missing 2007 gray Honda Fit was still underway as of press time.
Checking on seniors
A senior called police reporting tracks outside her window and thousands of dollars stuffed in a chair. The call was passed on to the Seniors Safety Advisor was alerted.
Vehicle fire in western Kings
Early on Feb. 4 a pickup was reported on fire outside an Aylesford area residence. The 28-yearold Halifax-based driver was taken to Halifax for treatment.
Drivers proving to be impaired
On Feb. 11 a 911 caller informed police about a roll over. The 47-year-old female driver, who was from Moncton, was two and a half times over the legal blood alcohol limit at 2:45 p.m. on a Saturday afternoon.
A heavily impaired driver was stopped on Brooklyn Street on Feb. 19.
The 37-year-old man from Auburn was almost four times the legal blood alcohol limit. He was stopped at 4:30 p.m.
There were 21 calls about impairment and four charges were laid.
Unique Wolfville calls
A probable overdose or case of overconsumption was called in from a party at a residence on Bay Street in Wolfville on Feb. 11.
Police found a party underway at 10:47 p.m. A 19-year-old Wolfville male was transported to hospital.
A warrant was issued Feb. 24 for the arrest of two young women in Wolfville. A 19-year-old, who was on probation, and a 15-year-old were found to be grossly affected by alcohol and drugs at 1:10 p.m.
On Feb. 25 a resident of Summer Street in Wolfville called police at 12:38 a.m. to report an unwanted male.
The intoxicated male was knocking on doors. When police arrived he was observing carrying a large street sign down the road. The male was charged with a break-in, theft and mischief.
Getting weather savvy
There were three significant blizzards during the month, but only a few stranded motorists and collisions were reported.
RCMP suggested drivers listen to weather warning and police advisories regarding road conditions.
The one serious collision occurred Feb. 16 on Highway 101 due to strong winds and ice on the road. The head-on crash near Waterville sent three people to hospital.
Careful when travelling
This is a common time of year for travel and homeowners should prepare if they go away.
Do not post departures on social media, close curtains and have someone shovel out the driveway.
There were 14 break-ins during February.