Busy week, RCMP sergeant says
Trinity Conception District RCMP Sgt. Rick Robinson says his district had a busy time June 10 - 17, responding to 119 complaints and calls to service from citizens.
“Our routine everyday traffic enforcement duties are not included in that total,” the sergeant said. “The following is a snapshot of several investigations over the last week which highlights the nature of some calls we received and identifies incidents that the public can possibly help us with by providing information.”
Trinity Conception District received a complaint of a business alarm sounding. RCMP officers attended the scene at Harbour View Grocery in Clarke’s Beach. An attempt had been made to break into the business.
Anyone with any information or who may observe suspicious activities, please contact your local RCMP office or Crime Stoppers at 1800 222 TIPS or www.rocktips.ca
After receiving a complaint of property damage, RCMP officers discovered a window at the front of Hall Convenience in North River was broken.
RCMP was advised the Flemming Farmhouse in Harbour Grace was broken into. Antique furniture and various other items were taken from the farmhouse.
A jigsaw and a 12guage shotgun were taken during an apparent break-in at a shed in Shearstown.
A large quantity of cigarettes was taken in a break and enter into South River Ultramar. Access was gained through a window.
RCMP received a complaint that the fuel pump was stolen off a storage tank at the Adam’s Cove Town Council lot.
Trinity Conception District received a complaint of property damage to the concession building at the top of the Pond in Perry’s Cove. The glass in the door had been broken and the door was damaged. Anyone with any information on the above, or who may observe suspicious activities, please contact your local RCMP office or Crime Stoppers at 1800 222 TIPS or www.rocktips.ca
After investigating a complaint of assault at a residence in Victoria, a 40-year-old man from that town was arrested for assaulting a Victoria woman. Court is set for July 20.
Trinity Conception District received a complaint of a suspicious person outside Needs Convenience in Harbour Grace. An 18-year-old man was seen outside the store wielding a knife. RCMP located the man, and he was arrested and held in custody for failure to comply with his court conditions. He will appear in court June 29.
RCMP were on patrol in the Carbonear area, when they observed a vehicle parked in a cemetery. Officers found the occupants of the vehicle consuming alcohol, and seized and disposed of one dozen beer. A ticket was issued for having open liquor in a vehicle.
Police received a complaint of break and enter into a shed in Carbonear. A Jobmate compressor drill, an electric trimmer and a Wood Hawk circular saw were reported missing.
Anyone with any information or who may observe suspicious activities, please contact your local RCMP office, Crime Stoppers or www.rocktips.ca
RCMP received a report of theft from the Heart’s Content Sub Station. Taken was a 20-24 foot yellow, Feather Lite extension ladder. Anyone with any information please contact your local RCMP, Crime Stoppers or www. rocktips. ca
Police were on patrol in the area of Tilton when they observed a person operating an ATV on the roadway. A 50-yearold man from that community was issued a ticket for operating the ATV on the roadway.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Law Enforcement Torch Run.
Over the last 20 years the Torch Run has raised more than a MILLION DOLLARS for Special Olympics. Public support is overwhelming!
Last year in Trinity Conception District the Torch Run raised more $ 16,000 for Special Olympics. Each year the amount raised here is growing considerably.
There are two Torch Runs planned for Trinity Conception area for this year.
Saturday July 4 in Carbonear at 10 a.m. All runners will meet in the parking lot of Carbonear Hospital and run/walk to Carbonear Swimming Pool.
Wednesday July 8 in Old Perlican at 6 p. m. The run/walk will start at the parking lot of the council office and end at that point. Runners who collect $25 will receive a FREE runners t-shirt at the event.
Barbeques will follow both events.
Sponsor sheets are available at either RCMP detachment in Trinity Conception District.
We hope you come and take part in the run, and help raise money for the Special Olympics.
Perhaps your organization would like to challenge another to raise some funds!
Bring your baby strollers, tricycles and comfortable shoes! Its all for a good cause and its good for you too!
Cst. Vicki Chalker, community policing officer, can be reached at Trinity Conception District RCMP (709) 786-2118, or by email at: Vicki.Chalker@rcmpgrc.gc.ca
TWO THUMBS UP - Dawson Crane, a student at Holy Redeemer, Spaniard’s Bay decided he’d like to have a photo taken in the back of the Carbonear Fire Department truck. He hopped into the truck, and gave the day his sign of approval.
FRIENDS - Cst. Vicki Chalker visited Earle’s Riding Stables in Carbonear with some special guests Monday, June 15. From left are Brandon Power, Christopher Emberley and Stephen Button of Baccalieu Collegiate, Old Perlican and Tyler Oliver of St. Francis School in Harbour Grace. More than 30 youth from Special Needs programs across the Avalon all got together to enjoy Special Needs Day at the stables.