Aware­ness ses­sion planned for Har­bour Grace

The Compass - - ENVIRONMENT -

From Sept. 22-29, Trin­ity Con­cep­tion District RCMP re­sponded to 118 com­plaints and calls to ser­vice from the cit­i­zens in our district. Our rou­tine ev­ery­day traf­fic en­force­ment du­ties are not in­cluded in that to­tal. 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. Sept. 24 • Re­ceived a re­port of prop­erty dam­age to a ve­hi­cle while parked at the Trin­ity-Con­cep­tion Square. The ve­hi­cle is a 2010 Jeep.

• Re­ceived a re­port of prop­erty dam­age to a win­dow at the Bay Roberts McDon­ald’s. Sept. 25 • Re­ceived a re­port of a break and en­ter into a cabin in the Town of Heart’s Con­tent. The back win­dow of the cabin was bro­ken, and noth­ing ap­pears to be missing.

• Re­ceived a re­port of break and en­ter into a cabin and shed off Roaches Line. A Honda 3,000 generator, a Poulan chain­saw, a Mer­cury 6 out­board mo­tor, two fly-fish­ing rods and a tool­box con­tain­ing mis­cel­la­neous tools were taken. To­tal prop­erty missing amounts to over $5,000.

• Re­ceived a re­port of theft from a boat at the Old Per­li­can slip­way. A Yamaha 60hp mo­tor was taken. Sept. 26 • Re­ceived a re­port of theft from ven­dors at the Har­bour Grace Har­vest Fair. A 43-year-old man from Har­bour Grace was ar­rested. Court is set for Nov. 1. Sept. 27 • Re­ceived a re­port of prop­erty dam­age to a win­dow of the Knights of Colum­bus, Camp McCarthy build­ing in the Town of Car­bon­ear. Sept. 28 • Re­ceived a re­port of theft from the re­cy­cle bin at the Pow­ell’s Su­per­mar­ket in Bay Roberts. A grey Chevro­let pickup pulled up to the re­cy­cle bin and be­gan load­ing the re­cy­clables into the pickup.

• Re­ceived a re­port of theft from P. Janes and Sons in Hant’s Har­bour. A large con­denser con­tain­ing over 100 pounds of cop­per and metal was stolen from the prop­erty.

• Re­ceived a re­port of a break and en­ter into St Peter’s Ele­men­tary School in Up­per Is­land Cove. En­try was gained via a win­dow; un­known if any­thing is missing.

• Re­ceived a re­port of a man sleep­ing in his ve­hi­cle out­side of a lo­cal pub in the Town of Bay Roberts. Ear­lier in the day, a 45-year-old man from the City of St. John’s was de­nied ac­cess to Kelly’s Land­ing in Bay Roberts due to ex­ces­sive in­tox­i­ca­tion. Later on that same day, the 45-year-old man was found asleep in a ve­hi­cle. Fol­low­ing an in­ves­ti­ga­tion, he was ar­rested for care and con­trol of a ve­hi­cle, and was then charged with fail­ure and re­fusal to pro­vide a breath sam­ple and was held in cus­tody to ap­pear be­fore a judge.

• Re­ceived a re­port that a 28-year-old woman from St. John’s failed to com­ply with a court un­der­tak­ing. The 28year-old woman has been ar­rested. Court is set for Nov. 1.

• Re­ceived a re­port of a pos­si­ble im­paired driver in the Town of Har­bour Grace. A pa­trol was made and the sus­pect ve­hi­cle was lo­cated. Fol­low­ing an in­ves­ti­ga­tion, a 52year-old woman from Har­bour Grace was ar­rested for im­paired op­er­a­tion of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle. Court is set for Nov. 23.

Re­port­ing crime, sus­pi­cious ac­tiv­ity

Trin­ity Con­cep­tion RCMP would like to re­mind mem­bers of the gen­eral pub­lic that they are en­cour­aged to re­port any in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing sus­pi­cious or crim­i­nal ac­tiv­ity to their lo­cal po­lice de­tach­ment. You can re­port your in­for­ma­tion in per­son, by phone or you can be anony­mous by c a l l i ng Crim e Stopp e r s a t 1 - 8 0 0 - 2 2 2 - 8 4 7 7 .­crimestop­ <­crimestop­>

Cst Vicki Chalker Com­mu­nity Polic­ing Of­fi­cer Trin­ity Con­cep­tion District

RCMP (709)786-2118 (709) 589-5635 cell

Up­com­ing events

• An aware­ness ses­sion for par­ents and care­givers on the in­flu­ences of drugs and crime on your chil­dren will take place Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the S.W. Moores Me­mo­rial Arena in Har­bour Grace.

The pro­gram is called “ Kids and Drugs.” There is a great deal of in­for­ma­tion with this pro­gram, and it is an op­por­tu­nity for you to: gather new in­for­ma­tion; learn new com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills; col­lect the real facts about drug use in New­found­land and Labrador; find out what the RCMP is do­ing to de­crease the amount of drugs in our com­mu­ni­ties and how they are in­form­ing and pre­par­ing the youth. And most of all, there will be a ques­tion and an­swer ses­sion where you can share your thoughts and an­swer those nag­ging ques­tions that we all have. In or­der to at­tend this pro­gram please reg­is­ter by Oct. 6, ei­ther by phone (596-5014 or 786-2118) or e-mail

If you can­not at­tend, but you are in­ter­ested in at­tend­ing or or­ga­niz­ing a ses­sion for your own group, please con­tact me.

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