Indecent calls causing concern
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-
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.email@example.com