Failing to appear, impaired driving, DARE graduations
March 19: Trinity Conception District RCMP received a report March 19 that a 27-yearold woman from Low Point, failed to attend Harbour Grace Provincial Court as so ordered by her court release documents. The woman was arrested for failing to appear and was released on a police undertaking. Court is set for April 21.
RCMP received a report of break and enter into a residence in Carbonear. There was noticeable damage to the back door. Anyone with any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact the RCMP, or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-TIPS, or www.rocktips.ca
March 22: After receiving a complaint of a possible impaired driver in Bay Roberts, RCMP made a patrol and located the
April 1, 7 p.m. - All Grade 6 classes at Amalgamated Academy, Bay Roberts will graduate from the DARE program.
April 29, 7 p.m. - All Grade 6 classes from All Hallows Elementary, North River will graduate from the DARE program.
Would all seniors groups or organizations, please contact Cst. Chalker if they are interested in receiving the Vial for Life program.
Trinity Conception Crime Prevention Committees and Cst. Chalker have the Vial for Life program back up and running. The program is set up primarily for the elderly. You list all the medications and personal medical information about yourself on a given form. You then place the form inside a pill bottle and put vehicle off the road in a snow bank.
The driver of the vehicle was still in the driver’s seat, and the vehicle’s back up lights were illuminated. Officers removed the driver, and arrested him for impaired driving. The 39-yearold Bay Roberts man had been suspended from driving, with pending court date for another impaired driving charge from the month previous. The man was charged with failure to provide a breath sample and impaired driving. He will appear in court April 6.
that bottle in the door of your refrigerator.
You will receive stickers that go on your fridge or the doors to your house, stating: “I am a vial for life participant.”
Your local emergency attendants have all been made aware of this program, and they know to check your refrigerator for this information, when they see these stickers, and in the case that you are unable to talk to them yourself.
These bottles will be handed out to various seniors groups. Please contact Cst. Chalker (at the number below) to set up the program with your group.
Handicap parking is designated for anyone who holds a special permit. People are taking advantage of these parking spaces, believing that if they are quick, it won’t matter.
Please remember that it is an offence under the Highway Traffic Act to park in a handicap spot without a permit. Please do not abuse these spaces.
We all need our caffeine! But when you are on going to buy a coffee at any local drive through or business, please remember to not block the roadways; park in designated areas only and pull out into traffic cautiously.
Alcohol and drugs affect our thinking, our inhibitions, and our behaviour. We can become more violent, less patient, and what we do or not do, may affect the rest of our lives.
You are not yourself when you are under the influence of mindaltering substances, such as drugs and alcohol, including prescription drugs. But this is no defence for our actions.
Please remember, life is precious — drugs of any kind can harm you and others.