False alarms can slow response time to more serious investigations
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 RCMP received a report of a hit and run collision on the Wal Mart parking lot in Carbonear. Damage to the struck vehicle was located on the rear driver’s side bumper. The matter is still under investigation.
Cove. Members attended this call and after an investigation charged a 49 year year old male from Old Perlican for assaulting a 50 year old female. The female received minor injuries in this assault. The accused is due in court May 2.
ing the male had been consuming alcohol. The male was arrested and charged for breaching his court order and held for court.
A helpful tip
Trinity Conception District RCMP responded to 10 residential and business alarms this week from various areas in the Trinity Conception District. All the alarms were false alarms. These types of calls can slow response time for a more serious investigation that requires immediate police response. Remember to keep your alarm in operational condition and have it checked regularly to prevent any false reports.
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 calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. www. nlcrimestoppers. com < http:// www. nlcrimestoppers. com> or www. rocktips. ca <http://www.rocktips.ca> . Crime stoppers is now of facebook and twitter.