In­de­cent calls caus­ing con­cern

The Compass - - CLASSIFIED - The Trin­ity Con­cep­tion RCMP an­swered 108 calls for ser­vice dur­ing the week of May 2-8, 2012. 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 p

May 2 • Re­sponded to a theft of a chain saw from a shed in Makin­sons. The theft oc­curred some­time dur­ing the day. The chain saw taken was an orange Husq­varna 440. May 3 • Re­sponded to a re­port of in­de­cent phone calls to a res­i­dence in Bay Roberts. Calls have been re­ceived from an in­ter­na­tional num­ber try­ing to ob­tain per­sonal com­puter in­for­ma­tion. When the home­owner re­fused, the con­ver­sa­tion turned rude and bel­liger­ent. Sev­eral of these calls have been re­ceived through­out the Trin­ity Con­cep­tion dis­trict over the past few months. Any­one re­ceiv­ing such calls please hang up and re­fer the calls to Phone Busters. They may call back sev­eral times and be quite rude. Do not en­ter­tain the calls and know the calls are not orig­i­nat­ing in this coun­try. May 4 • Re­sponded to a build­ing fire in Up­per Is­land Cove. The fire had been ex­tin­guished by the vol­un­teer fire brigade. Dam­ages to the build­ing were mi­nor and be­lieved to be elec­tri­cal in na­ture.

• Re­ceived sev­eral calls of ve­hi­cles parked in hand­i­cap zones at var­i­ous busi­nesses in Bay Roberts area. RCMP re­sponded to these com­plaints and is­sued park­ing tick­ets where ap­pli­ca­ble. Res­i­dents are re­minded that these of­fences are con­tin­u­ously en­forced. May 5 • Re­sponded to a dis­tur­bance call to as­sist a sher­iff ’s of­fi­cer in Car­bon­ear. The of­fi­cer was at­tempt­ing to evict a per­son from a res­i­dence and a 60 year old male grabbed a sledge ham­mer and be­gan to make threats. RCMP ar­rested the male from Car­bon­ear, for ut­ter­ing threats. The male was held for court and later re­leased. May 6 • Re­sponded to a com­plaint of ve­hi­cle dam­age which oc­curred some­time overnight in the Cross­roads area of Car­bon­ear. The ve­hi­cle had wind­shield dam­age and had the glove box searched. May 7 • Re­sponded to a re­port from a male that he had been as­saulted in his home. The sus­pect is known to the male. RCMP are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the re­port and the mat­ter re­mains ac­tive. Charges are pend­ing. May 8 • Re­sponded to a three ve­hi­cle col­li­sion on the main road in Bay Roberts. One male re­ceived mi­nor in­juries. Mi­nor dam­ages to ve­hi­cles in­volved.

• Re­ceived a re­port of a break and en­ter and dam­age to a cabin on Line Road in Car­bon­ear. Sus­pects in the mat­ter placed pho­tos on a so­cial net­work­ing site and the mat­ter is un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion. Charges are pend­ing.

Com­mu­nity Polic­ing Week

Events take place from May 1319. The com­mu­nity break­fast sched­uled for May 13 has be post­poned.

All school events will go ahead, in­clud­ing a Grade 5 poster con­test spon­sored by the Trin­ity Con­cep­tion Crime Preven­tion Com­mit­tees.

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.

Re­port­ing crime or sus­pi­cious ac­tiv­ity

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 or www.rock­tips.ca. Crime stop­pers NL is now on twit­ter and Face­book.

Const. John Clarke is the com­mu­nity polic­ing and drug aware­ness of­fi­cer in the Trin­ity Con­cep­tion Dis­trict.

He can be reached at the fol­low­ing: of­fice 786-2110; cell 589-5635; or email John.w.clarke@rcmp­grc.gc.ca

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