In­de­cent ex­po­sure in Bay Roberts

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Fif­teen false alarms, 30 traf­fic re­lated com­plaints, and six mo­tor ve­hi­cle col­li­sions were among the 136 calls Trinity Con­cep­tion RCMP an­swered dur­ing the first week of Septem­ber.

The fol­low­ing is a sam­ple of some in­ves­ti­ga­tions con­ducted be­tween Aug. 31 and Sept. 6, which high­lights the na­ture of calls re­ceived and iden­ti­fies in­ci­dents the pub­lic may pos­si­bly help with by pro­vid­ing in­for­ma­tion. Aug. 31 • RCMP are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a break and en­ter into a res­i­dence in Heart’s Con­tent. A 14-year-old youth from Con­cep­tion Bay South is be­ing in­ves­ti­gated for the break and en­ter. The mat­ter is still be­ing in­ves­ti­gated and charges are pend­ing.

• Of­fi­ceres are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a com­plaint of a young male ex­pos­ing him­self near Track Road in Bay Roberts. A fe­male from that Con­cep­tion Bay town re­ported while pick­ing berries off Track Road, a young male on an ATV stopped and ex­posed him­self, be­fore driv­ing off. The male, wear­ing a check­ered shirt and yel­low glasses, was op­er­at­ing a three-wheel ATV. Sept. 1 • A com­plaint of an as­sault in progress at a Western Bay res­i­dence was re­ported to the RCMP. Po­lice of­fi­cers ar­rived at the scene to find a wo­man had been as­saulted by a 32-year-old Western Bay man. The male was ar­rested and held for court. He was later re­leased on con­di­tions. Court is set for Oct. 3.

• An out­board mo­tor was re­ported stolen from the stages in Burnt Point. The mo­tor is de­scribed as a blue, 40 horse­power Yamaha. The mat­ter is un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

• An 18-year-old fe­male from Ma­hers was ar­rested for theft at Shop­pers Drug Mart in Bay Roberts. The ac­cused was later re­leased to ap­pear in court Oct. 17. Sept. 2 • A break and en­try into a cabin off Old Track Road in Tilton was re­ported to the RCMP. A 650 red Honda gen­er­a­tor was re­ported taken from the cabin. The mat­ter is still un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

• RCMP ar­rested a 24-year-old Marys­vale man who was walk­ing the streets while in­tox­i­cated. The male was also on a con­di­tional sen­tence or­der (house ar­rest). The ac­cused was held and brought to court. He will re­main in cus­tody un­til a hear­ing can be sched­uled. Sept. 3 • RCMP are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the death of a 65-year-old Up­per Is­land Cove man. The man ap­peared to have been in­jured in a fall and later died at the hos­pi­tal in Car­bon­ear. The mat­ter is still un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion, but no foul play is sus­pected.

• Trinity Con­cep­tion RCMP Trinity Con­cep­tion Crime Pre­ven­tion Com­mit­tee for Bay Roberts con­ducted a traf­fic check­point for seat­belts and im­paired driv­ers. Mem­bers of the Crime Pre­ven­tion Com­mit­tee spoke with driv­ers and pro­vided use­ful tips for home safety, drug ed­u­ca­tion in­for­ma­tion and prizes for the youth who were prop­erly belted in. Sept. 4 • RCMP re­sponded to a fire in the woods off Glam Road in Clarke’s Beach. The fire depart­ment quickly ex­tin­guished the small fire. Two young males were spo­ken to as a re­sult and the mat­ter was con­cluded. Sept. 5 • A sin­gle ve­hi­cle and pedes­trian col­li­sion was re­ported on Water Street in Bay Roberts. The fe­male driver of the ve­hi­cle crossed the road af­ter be­ing dis­tracted in­side her ve­hi­cle and struck the pedes­trian. The driver was charged un­der the High­way Traf­fic Act for driv­ing with­out due care.

• A 23-year-old Bay Roberts male was ar­rested for as­sault. A fe­male from that Con­cep­tion Bay town re­ported she had been as­saulted by the ac­cused. The male was ar­rested and re­leased to ap­pear in court Oct. 17. Sept. 6 • Trinity Con­cep­tion and Placentia-Whit­bourne RCMP are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a com­plaint of sex­ual as­sault al­leged to have oc­curred at a cabin on New Har­bour bar­rens. The Royal New­found­land Con­stab­u­lary ar­rested a 25-year-old male cur­rently liv­ing in Yellowknife. The ac­cused was held at Bay Roberts for court. The mat­ter is still un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

School opens safely

Schools opened last Sept. 7 with­out in­ci­dent, from a po­lice per­spec­tive.

Const. John Clarke com­mended the gen­eral pub­lic “ for watch­ing, lis­ten­ing, and be­ing pa­tient in and around our school zones. I had the op­por­tu­nity to drive around and view sev­eral schools dur­ing ar­rival and de­par­ture times, and ex­cept for a few tears things were smooth and safe,” the RCMP spokesman was pleased to re­port.

Bat­tle of the Brains

Trinity Con­cep­tion Crime Pre­ven­tion Com­mit­tee Bay Roberts, with the sup­port of the RCMP in Trinity Con­cep­tion, will host the Bat­tle of the Brains Sept. 24 at the Spa­niard’s Bay Le­gion. The event runs from 7 to 10 p.m.

We are still look­ing for teams to en­ter the com­pe­ti­tion. We can take 16 teams and it is start­ing to fill up.

Don’t be dis­ap­pointed. Fill in your reg­is­tra­tion now. For a reg­is­tra­tion form con­tact Const. Clarke or any mem­ber of the com­mit­tee.

RCMP in­volve­ment

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 crim­i­nal ac­tiv­ity

Trinity Con­cep­tion RCMP would like to en­cour­age the gen­eral pub­lic to re­port any sus­pi­cious or crim­i­nal ac­tiv­ity to their lo­cal po­lice de­tach­ment. In­for­ma­tion can be re­ported in per­son, by phone or anony­mously by call­ing Crime Stop­pers at 1-800-222-8477.

Const. John Clarke Trinity Con­cep­tion District RCMP

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