Springhill man facing threat, harassing communications charges
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.