Scam artists can fool anyone at anytime for anything
Trinity Conception District RCMP responded to 107 calls for service during the week of May 2531. The following is a sample of several investigations during that period, which highlights the nature of some calls we received and identifies incidents that the public can possibly help with by providing information.
May 25 • Several minor injuries were reported as the result of a two-vehicle motor vehicle collision on the main highway (Route 70) in Bay Roberts. RCMP are still investigating.
May 26 • RCMP received a complaint of a phone scam from the Carbonear area. A caller representing themselves from a Windows computer company asked for credit card information and verification for a product. No such product was provided.
Scam artists can fool anyone at anytime for anything. If you are not sure, ask for verification by mail before providing any credit card information. Contact the RCMP or your local police and report any suspicious activity.
May 27 • RCMP stopped a vehicle when the police officer observed a traffic violation. The 44-year-old male driver from Spaniards Bay had a suspended drivers licence and significant outstanding fines on his driving record. As a result the driver was issued an appearance notice for court for various driving offences.
• RCMP arrested a 22-year-old female from Upper Island Cove for breach of her undertaking. The arrest was made after officers had received a complaint of an assault at a Carbonear residence. The defendant was held for court.
•A short while later officers returned to the same residence and arrested a 28-year-old Carbonear man for two breaches of undertaking and two breaches of probation. The man was also held for court.
May 29 • RCMP responded to a complaint of an attempted break and enter into a residence in Old Perlican. The residence had several pains of glass broken in the door. No entry had been gained, but the matter is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Trinity Conception RCMP.
May 30 •A single vehicle collision in Western Bay was reported to the
• Never try to “ beat the traffic light,” you will eventually lose.
• Drive in a happy frame of mind. If you are angry or just had a fight with your spouse, walk.
• Drive safely and courteously.
Community policing events
The Bay Roberts Crime Prevention Committee with the Trinity Conception RCMP will be holding a bicycle rodeo at Powell’s Supermarket parking lot on June 19 between 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Bring your bicycles and helmets. It’s Fathers Day. Come on dads. Bring the kids down for some fun. Try the course yourself. Prizes will be awarded.
If your community or community group is looking for RCMP involvement in your event, you may contact the Trinity Conception offices at Bay Roberts 786-2118 or Harbour Grace 596-5014. You may also contact the Community Policing Officer directly at 589-5635.
Report 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 calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. You can go online at www.nlcrimestoppers.com
Const. John Clarke Community Policing and Drug
Awareness Officer Trinity Conception District