Teen charged for selling pills
The Trinity Conception RCMP answered 104 calls for service during the week of June 6-12, 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 public can possibly help us with by providing information.
• Charged a 14 year old male from Carbonear after receiving information the male had sold oxycodone pills. The male was interviewed and was charged for trafficking the drug. He is due in court July 17.
• Responded to a two vehicle motor vehicle collision on Carbonear Hill. The two vehicles were not movable and had to be towed from the scene. No one was injured in the collision and the matter remains under investigation.
• Responded to a complaint of theft of liquor from the Carbonear Liquor Store. The suspect had committed the theft earlier in the day and left the area. The incident was captured on surveillance video and the matter remains under investigation to identify the suspect.
• Responded to a traffic complaint on Water Street in Harbour Grace. A 36 year old Bristol’s Hope male was issued a traffic summons for operating a vehicle with no valid drivers licence.
• Responded to a traffic complaint on Veterans Memorial Highway between Carbonear and Victoria. A vehicle was parked in the wrong direction and obstructing traffic. The vehicle was towed and a traffic summons issued to the owner.
• Arrested a 26 year old male from Old Perlican after a traffic stop in Carbonear. The male displayed signs of being impaired and the male was detained for a breathalyzer test. The male failed this test and was charged for impaired driving and driving over 80 mg. The male was also issued tickets for having no drivers licence, no insurance, and no registration.
• Responded to 6 false alarm calls within this 24 hour period. Business and residence owners are reminded to keep their alarms in good working order. While the RCMP are responding to false alarms they could be required for an emergency.
• Responded to a fight on High Road in Carbonear. A 32 year old male from Carbon- ear and a 29 year old male from Salmon Cove were in a dispute. The males were separated and no charges have been laid. The matter is under investigation.
• Responded to a single vehicle collision in Western Bay. The 51 year old male operator of the vehicle was taken to hospital with minor injuries. RCMP attended the collision and the hospital. The male is being investigated for operating a vehicle while impaired. Blood samples were taken and the matter remains under investigation.
• Responded to a complaint of a break and entry into a residence in Bareneed. Taken in this break and entry was flat screen TV, 32 inch TV, washer/dryer, jewelry, art work and other things. The matter remains under investigation.
• Responded to a vehicle-cyclist collision in Lower Island Cove. An 11 year old male remains in hospital for observation after his bicycle collided with a vehicle which was backing up in a parking area. A 17 year male from the area has been issued a traffic summons for not having a licensed driver with him according to his licence class. The matter remains under investigation.
• Responded to a call of damage to property in Spaniard’s Bay. A window had been broken out of a vehicle sometime overnight. The matter remains under investigation.
Reporting criminal or suspicious behaviour
Trinity Conception District RCMP would like to remind members of 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 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 face book.
Const. John Clarke is the community policing and drug awareness officer for Trinity Conception District RCMP. He can be reached at the following: 786-2110 (office) or 589-5635 (cell)