RCMP NEWS­BEAT

The Compass - - TRINITY SOUTH -

Sept. 28 • Dam­age to po­lit­i­cal cam­paign signs in the area was re­ported to the RCMP. Signs were dam­aged, taken out of the ground and pushed over. The pub­lic is en­cour­aged to re­port any van­dal­ism to any pub­lic signs in their area.

• A 23-year-old Vic­to­ria man was sen­tenced to house ar­rest af­ter be­ing charged with theft and breach of pro­ba­tion. The ac­cused was ar­rested for sho­plift­ing at Shop­pers Drug Mart in Car­bon­ear. The de­fen­dant was held for bail and bail was de­nied. Sept. 29 • RCMP ar­rested a 30-year-old Marys­vale man af­ter re­ceiv­ing com­plaints of ha­rass­ing phone calls. The man was ar­rested for four breaches of un­der­tak­ing and held for court. The court re­manded the man into cus­tody. Sept. 30 • An ATV op­er­a­tor was is­sued two traf­fic tick­ets for op­er­at­ing on a road­way and hav­ing no valid in­sur­ance. RCMP seized the ATV that was be­ing op­er­ated on a road­way on Lower South­side Road in Car­bon­ear.

• A 20-year-old fe­male from Marys­vale was charged with theft un­der $5,000 and re­leased to ap­pear in court Nov. 7. The ac­cused was ar­rested for sho­plift­ing at Har­bourview Gro­cery in Clarke’s Beach. Oct. 1 • RCMP re­ceived a com­plaint of van­dal­ism to the Sal­va­tion Army Church sign in Lower Is­land Cove. Some­time overnight van­dals dam­aged the sign. The mat­ter is un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion. Oct. 2 • RCMP re­sponded to a sin­gle mo­tor ve­hi­cle col­li­sion on Route 70 in Broad Cove at Mully Cove Road. A 23-yearold male from Broad Cove re­ceived non life-threat­en­ing in­juries and was taken by am­bu­lance to the hos­pi­tal.

Twenty-six traff ic re­lated com­plaints, 10 mo­tor ve­hi­cle col­li­sions and nine false alarms were among the 122 calls Trinity Con­cep­tion District RCMP an­swered be­tween Sept. 28 and Oct. 4.

The fol­low­ing is a sam­ple of some of the in­ves­ti­ga­tions over the last week, which high­lights the na­ture of the calls, re­ceived and iden­ti­fies in­ci­dents the pub­lic can pos­si­bly help with by pro­vid­ing in­for­ma­tion.

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