Break and en­ters con­tinue to dom­i­nate po­lice calls

The Compass - - NEWS -

From March 24 to March 30 Trin­ity Con­cep­tion District RCMP re­sponded to 95 com­plaints and calls for ser­vice from cit­i­zens of the district. Rou­tine everyday traf­fic en­force­ment du­ties are not in­cluded in that to­tal. The fol­low­ing is a sam­ple of sev­eral in­ves­ti­ga­tions over the last week, which high­lights the na­ture of some calls re­ceived and iden­ti­fies in­ci­dents the pub­lic can pos­si­bly help with by pro­vid­ing in­for­ma­tion.

March 24 - Util­ity poles near the Girl Guide camp in Hearts Con­tent were dam­aged. RCMP are con­tin­u­ing their in­ves­ti­ga­tion. Any­one with any in­for­ma­tion per­tain­ing to this in­ves­ti­ga­tion or any other, please con­tact your lo­cal RCMP de­tach­ment or Crime Stop­pers at 1 800 222-TIPS, www.rock­tips.ca

A res­i­dence was bro­ken into and en­tered in Har­bour Grace. A large quan­tity of tools were taken from the premises. The in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing, and any­one with any in­for­ma­tion per­tain­ing to this in­ves­ti­ga­tion or any other, please con­tact your lo­cal RCMP de­tach­ment or Crime Stop­pers at 1 800 222-TIPS, www.rock­tips.ca

A theft from the Liquor store in Carbonear was re­ported to the RCMP. The in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing, any­one with any in­for­ma­tion per­tain­ing to this in­ves­ti­ga­tion or any other, please con­tact your lo­cal RCMP de­tach­ment or Crime Stop­pers at 1 800 222-TIPS, www.rock­tips.ca

March 25 - A house was bro­ken into and en­tered in Gull Is­land on the North Shore of Con­cep­tion Bay.

The in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing, any­one with any in­for­ma­tion per­tain­ing to this in­ves­ti­ga­tion or any other, please con­tact your lo­cal RCMP de­tach­ment or Crime Stop­pers at 1 800 222-TIPS, www.rock­tips.ca

A break and en­ter into a res­i­dence in Har­bour Grace was re­ported to the RCMP. A win­dow in the res­i­dence was forced open, and two items were stolen from the premises, stereo speak­ers, and a com­bi­na­tion propane oven and stove. The in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing, any­one with any in­for­ma­tion per­tain­ing to this in­ves­ti­ga­tion or any other, please con­tact your lo­cal RCMP de­tach­ment or Crime Stop­pers at 1 800 222-TIPS, www.rock­tips.ca

Shoplift­ing from Wal-Mart in Carbonear was re­ported to the RCMP. A 17-year-old man from Dildo was ar­rested. Court is set for May 3.

March 26 - A break, en­ter and theft from the S.W.Moores Memo­rial Sta­dium can­teen, in Har­bour Grace was re­ported to the RCMP. Twelve cans of Pepsi, and mis­cel­la­neous chocolate bars were stolen from the can­teen. The in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing, and any­one with any in­for­ma­tion per­tain­ing to this in­ves­ti­ga­tion or any other, please con­tact your lo­cal RCMP de­tach­ment or Crime Stop­pers at 1 800 222-TIPS, www.rock­tips.ca

The Recre­ation Cen­tre in Hants Har­bour was bro­ken into. Some tools were taken from the premises. The in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing, any­one with any in­for­ma­tion per­tain­ing to this in­ves­ti­ga­tion or any other, please con­tact your lo­cal RCMP de­tach­ment or Crime Stop­pers at 1 800 222-TIPS, www.rock­tips.ca

Trin­ity Con­cep­tion District re­ceived a re­port of some­one ut­ter­ing threats out­side a res­i­dence in North River. Po­lice pa­trolled the area and a 40-year-old man from North River was ar­rested. Court is set for June 7.

Trin­ity Con­cep­tion District RCMP were on pa­trol in Carbonear when they ob­served a ve­hi­cle driv­ing er­rat­i­cally. The ve­hi­cle was pulled over, and fol­low­ing an in­ves­ti­ga­tion charges were laid. A 73-yearold Carbonear man was ar­rested for im­paired op­er­a­tion of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle and im­paired op­er­a­tion over 80mg. Court is set for May 3.

March 28 - Prop­erty Dam­age to a trailer in Spout Cove was re­ported to the RCMP. A propane hose was cut, and three of the tires had punc­tures. The in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing, any­one with any in­for­ma­tion per­tain­ing to this in­ves­ti­ga­tion or any other, please con­tact your lo­cal RCMP de­tach­ment or Crime Stop­pers at 1 800 222-TIPS, www.rock­tips.ca

Trin­ity Con­cep­tion District RCMP re­ceived a re­port of break and en­ter into two sheds in Bris­tol’s Hope. Some power tools and mis­cel­la­neous wrenches and tools were stolen from both sheds. The in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing, any­one with any in­for­ma­tion per­tain­ing to this in­ves­ti­ga­tion or any other, please con­tact your lo­cal RCMP de­tach­ment or Crime Stop­pers at 1 800 222-TIPS, www.rock­tips.ca

March 30 - Break and en­ter and theft from a shed on the wharf in Hearts Con­tent was re­ported to the RCMP. A welder (“Lin­coln” model) was stolen from the shed. The in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing, and any­one with any in­for­ma­tion per­tain­ing to this in­ves­ti­ga­tion or any other, please con­tact your lo­cal RCMP de­tach­ment or Crime Stop­pers at 1 800 222-TIPS, www.rock­tips.ca

Tips from your Polic­ing Of­fi­cer

Trin­ity Con­cep­tion RCMP re­mains com­mit­ted to mak­ing our roads and com­mu­ni­ties safer. We will be ac­tively con­duct­ing ve­hi­cle check­points for im­paired driv­ers and seat­belt com­pli­ance dur­ing the Easter Hol­i­day sea­son.

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.

Com­mu­nity

Are you a par­ent, con­fused with what you are see­ing in text mes­sages or on the com­puter screen, when you walk by? Youth and many adults, use ab­bre­vi­ated lingo on the In­ter­net. It is be­com­ing a whole new lan­guage, and cre­at­ing a gen­er­a­tion who can­not spell.

Here are 20 In­ter­net acronyms all par­ents should know: POS = Par­ents over Shoul­ders PIR = Par­ents In Room P911 = Par­ents Alert PAW = Par­ents Are Watch­ing PAL = Par­ents Are Lis­ten­ing ASL = Age/Sex/Lo­ca­tion MORF = Male or Fe­male SORG = Straight or Gay LMIRL = Lets Meet In Real Life KPC = Keep­ing Par­ents Clue­less TD2M = Talk Dirty To Me IWSN = I Want Sex Now NIFOC = Nude In Front Com­puter GYPO = Get Your Pants Off ADR = Ad­dress WYCM = Will You Call Me KFU = Kisses For You MOOS = Mem­ber of Op­po­site Sex MOSS = Mem­ber of Same Sex NALOPKT = Not A Lot Of Peo­ple Know This

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Cst Vicki Chalker Com­mu­nity Polic­ing Of­fi­cer Trin­ity Con­cep­tion District

RCMP (709)786-2118 (709) 589-5635 cell Vicki.Chalker@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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