Two lives lost in separate accidents
The following is a snapshot of several investigations Trinity Conception RCMP have been involved with over the last week. They highlight the nature of some calls received and identify incidents the public can possibly help with by providing information. July 27 • Trinity Conception RCMP received a complaint of a theft from a vehicle in Clarke’s Beach. Reported stolen was a wallet, containing credit cards and other personal property. July 29 • A vehicle was damaged in Carbonear. The car had been left parked overnight at a ballfield in town. When the owner returned to the vehicle the next day, it was found the car had been keyed and the windshield cracked.
• An 80-year-old male resident of Victoria succumbed to his injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Friday night. Investigation into the accident is ongoing. July 30 • A case of mischief in Islington, Trinity South was reported to the RCMP. A picnic table was stolen from Ocean View Cottages and taken to a nearby beach where it was burned. July 31 • A number of complaints concerning parking violations at the Trinity Conception Mall in Carbonear were reported to police. The RCMP would like to remind the public that parking in a firelane is an offence under the highway traffic act, which can result in a Summary Offence Ticket being issued or your vehicle being towed if left unattended.
• Officers responded to a complaint of uttering threats at the Copper Kettle in Northern Bay. A 34year-old male was arrested and charged with uttering threats, assault and mischief. The accused is scheduled to appear in Harbour Grace Court on Oct. 3. August 2 • Officers responded to a call for assistance in Bay Roberts. An 11-year-old male had fallen over a 100-150-foot-high cliff. RCMP, Wolverines Ground Search and Rescue, Bay Roberts Fire Department, and ambulance responded. However, the young male succumbed to his injuries.
• The RCMP would like to remind 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 by anonymously calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (www.nlcrimestoppers.com).
Tips from the RCMP
Please obey the speed limit this summer, especially