Win­dows shot at, li­cences mis­rep­re­sented, char­i­ta­ble col­lect­ing ques­tioned

The Compass - - OPINION -

May 28: Trin­ity Con­cep­tion District RCMP re­ceived a re­port of prop­erty dam­age to a res­i­dence in Win­ter­ton. It ap­pears some­one shot ei­ther a BB or pel­let through the base­ment win­dow.

May 29:A win­dow was smashed in a Til­ton pub, but it doesn’t ap­pear that en­try was gained.

RCMP re­ceived a re­port of a break and en­ter into a cabin on Hodge­wa­ter Line. A 2008 Suzuki LTX bear­ing the plate VDO908 was re­ported stolen.

The passenger win­dow of a ve­hi­cle parked in Up­per Is­land Cove ap­pears to have been shot at with a BB gun.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion per­tain­ing to any of th­ese in­ves­ti­ga­tions is asked to con­tact the RCMP or Crime Stop­pers at 1 800 222 TIPS or www.rock­tips.ca

May 30: Trin­ity Con­cep­tion District RCMP re­ceived a re­port of an in­tox­i­cated man driv­ing in Bay Roberts. The ve­hi­cle was lo­cated and a 32-year-old Port de Grave man was ar­rested and charged with im­paired op­er­a­tion of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle. Court is set for Aug. 17.

RCMP re­ceived a re­port of a ve­hi­cle pass­ing mo­torists on the solid line. Po­lice lo­cated and stopped the ve­hi­cle. Af­ter fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tion, RCMP ar­rested a 22-year-old Til­ton man. He was charged for im­paired op­er­a­tion of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle and is sched­uled to ap­pear in court July 20.

Trin­ity Con­cep­tion District RCMP and pro­vin­cial liquor in­spec­tors con­ducted a bar check in Spa­niard’s Bay and ob­served two males un­der the le­gal age. An 18-year-old male from Up­per Is­land Cove and a 16-year-old male from Shearstown were is­sued tick­ets for mis­rep­re­sent­ing driv­ers’ li­cences as their own.

May 31: Po­lice were ad­vised a util­ity trailer was stolen from the yard of Cupids Haven B&B at ap­prox­i­mately 4 p.m. Sun­day af­ter­noon. Wit­nesses re­ported see­ing a male, tall, thin build, with dark hair driv­ing a wine coloured Alero tow­ing the trailer. The trailer is de­scribed as a Snow Bear util­ity trailer, with wooden side pan­els. Any­one with in­for­ma­tion per­tain­ing to this in­ves­ti­ga­tion is asked to con­tact the RCMP or Crime Stop­pers at 1 800 222 TIPS or www.rock­tips.ca

Af­ter re­spond­ing to a com­plaint of an im­paired driver in Up­per Is­land Cove, po­lice lo­cated the ve­hi­cle. A 63-year-old Bryant’s Cove man was is­sued a 24 hour driv­ing sus­pen­sion.

RCMP re­ceived a com­plaint from a res­i­dent in Carbonear who was sus­pi­cious of two peo­ple - a young male and a young fe­male — col­lect­ing money for the Can­cer As­so­ci­a­tion. Po­lice spoke with the par­ties and are cur­rently in­ves­ti­gat­ing the le­git­i­macy of the col­lec­tion.

Any home­own­ers who are sus­pi­cious of the le­git­i­macy of peo­ple col­lect­ing money door to door are en­cour­aged to con­tact the char­ity be­ing rep­re­sented or con­tact the RCMP to ver­ify the iden­tity and that the col­lec­tion is au­tho­rized. There have been in­stances of frauds in re­cent years where il­le­git­i­mate col­lec­tors have taken ad­van­tage of the good na­ture and gen­eros­ity of New­found­lan­ders.

June 1: A ve­hi­cle was re­ported dam­aged while parked on Wa­ter Street in Carbonear. The in­ci­dent occurred some­time be­tween the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Trin­ity Con­cep­tion District RCMP re­ceived a re­port of theft from a res­i­dence cur­rently un­der construction in Small Point. Bun­dles of shin­gles that were be­ing stored there were stolen.

A trailer at a job site in South River was re­ported bro­ken into some­time overnight May 29. Var­i­ous tools were stolen.

June 2: A dark khaki green, Su­per­cy­cle Hooli­gan 21 speed moun­tain bike was re­ported stolen from a shed in Spa­niard’s Bay.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion per­tain­ing to the above in­ves­ti­ga­tions is asked to con­tact the RCMP or Crime Stop­pers at 1 800 222 TIPS or www.rock­tips.ca

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