Springhill man fac­ing threat, ha­rass­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tions charges

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AMHERST – A 54-year-old man is fac­ing two counts of ut­ter­ing threats and one count of ha­rass­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tions fol­low­ing an ar­gu­ment in­volv­ing a hunt­ing blind on Sept. 16.

The man was an­gry that a hunt­ing blind was fac­ing his prop­erty and left threat­en­ing phone mes­sages to the Amherst res­i­dents.

The threats in­volved phys­i­cal threats and threats to burn prop­erty.

The man was ar­rested at his Springhill res­i­dence with as­sis­tance from the Cum­ber­land RCMP.

He will re­turn to court for plea on Oct. 23.

It was one of 115 com­plaints Amherst Po­lice re­sponded to be­tween Sept. 11 and 17.

On Sept. 17, po­lice charged a 27-year-old woman with as­sault caus­ing bod­ily harm fol­low­ing an al­ter­ca­tion at a Church Street res­i­dence. She had been ar­gu­ing with a man when she punched him in the face and bashed the man’s head into a night ta­ble.

The man was taken to hospi­tal by am­bu­lance and treated for mi­nor in­juries.

She has been or­dered to ap­pear in court on Oct. 2 for plea.

Po­lice ar­rested a 25-year-old man fol­low­ing a dis­tur­bance at a Corn­wall Street res­i­dence.

The man is charged with as­sault, over­com­ing re­sis­tance to the com­mis­sion of an in­dictable of­fence, forcible con­fine­ment and a breach charge.

He was re­leased on a judge’s re­cog­ni­zance or­der and will re­turn Oct. 23 for plea.

Of­fi­cers were called to a Bayview Drive res­i­dence on Sept. 17 af­ter re­ceiv­ing com­plaints of a fight.

A 40-year-old man was ar­rested and charged with as­sault, two counts of mis­chief and un­law­fully be­ing in a dwelling.

He will ap­pear in court Oct. 30 for plea.

A 32-year-old man is fac­ing a mis­chief charge af­ter al­legedly kick­ing the door of a ve­hi­cle dur­ing the in­ci­dent. No court date has been set for him.

A 39-year-old man is fac­ing a charge of tres­pass­ing at night and theft un­der $5,000 af­ter he was ac­cused of steal­ing a purse from a Fuller­ton Street res­i­dence on Sept. 15.

He was ar­rested a short time later at his Copp Av­enue home and will ap­pear in court on Oct. 2 to en­ter a plea.

A break and en­ter was reported at a Spring Street res­i­dence on Sept. 12. A male was sus­pected of be­ing in­volved in the in­ci­dent. Of­fi­cers re­ceived a sec­ond call from the vic­tim telling them he con­fronted the man and seized the back­pack from him con­tain­ing sev­eral stolen items as well as items stolen from sev­eral other ve­hi­cles.

The 26-year-old man has been charged with break and en­ter and pos­ses­sion of stolen prop­erty. He will ap­pear Oct. 16 for plea. A 27-year-old woman is fac­ing charges of theft of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle, two counts of pos­ses­sion of stolen prop­erty and driv­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle with­out a li­cence fol­low­ing a Sept. 12 in­ci­dent.

Of­fi­cers were ad­vised the ve­hi­cle had been stolen from a Welling­ton Street res­i­dence. The ve­hi­cle, a blue Cadil­lac Deville, was spot­ted by po­lice in a down­town park­ing lot and the woman was ar­rested at the scene. Of­fi­cers also lo­cated sev­eral items in the ve­hi­cle that are be­lieved to have been stolen.

She will re­turn for plea on Oct. 16.

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