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The RCMP would like to wel­come Child Find New­found­land and Labrador to the Bay Roberts area. Ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor, Lisa Brown, has taken an of­fice on Bare­need Road across from the Child Youth and Fam­ily Ser­vices Build­ing. The or­ga­ni­za­tion of­fers in­for­ma­tion pro­grams on safety, youth, and miss­ing and ex­ploited chil­dren. The “All about me” iden­ti­fi­ca­tion books are avail­able to the gen­eral pub­lic. The RCMP are look­ing for­ward to part­ner­ing with the or­ga­ni­za­tion and pro­vid­ing as­sis­tance with the pro­grams. Keep an eye out for more in­for­ma­tion.

Calls for ser­vice in­cluded 16 false alarms, 20 traf­fic re­lated com­plaints, and six mo­tor ve­hi­cle col­li­sions.

Sept. 5 • Re­sponded to a fire at Wal­mart in Car­bon­ear. A mi­nor fire was re­ported due to an elec­tri­cal short­age in floor­ing equip­ment. The fire was quickly ex­tin­guish by the Car­bon­ear Fire Depart­ment. No in­juries were re­ported with only mi­nor dam­age to elec­tri­cal equip­ment.

• Re­sponded to theft from ve­hi­cles overnight in the Clarke’s Beach area. A least two ve­hi­cles were en­tered overnight and small items taken from ve­hi­cle. One vial of pre­scrip­tion med­i­ca­tion was taken from a ve­hi­cle in the Glam Road area.

• In­ves­ti­gat­ing two sep­a­rate thefts of reg­is­tra­tion stick­ers from ve­hi­cles that oc­curred this week. One oc­curred in the Clarke’s Beach area and the sec­ond in Win­ter­ton. The stick­ers had been re­moved from li­cence plates of parked ve­hi­cles.

Sept. 6 • Ar­rested a 19 year old male from Bay de Verde and a 30 year old male from Old Per­li­can af­ter a traf­fic stop in Old Per­li­can. The RCMP re­ceived a traf­fic com­plaint of a speed­ing and reck­less ve­hi­cle in the area of Old Per­li­can and were in the process of in­ves­ti­gat­ing the com­plaint when the ve­hi­cle sped by po­lice. The op­er­a­tor failed to stop for po­lice and aban­doned the ve­hi­cle in a drive­way a short while later. The pas­sen­ger and driver were lo­cated by a po­lice ser­vice dog a short dis­tance from the area where the ve­hi­cle was left. Both per­sons were ar­rested and de­tained. The op­er­a­tor has been charged un­der the High­way Traf­fic Act for no in­sur­ance, no reg­is­tra­tion, driv­ing with­out due care, and open liquor in a mo­tor ve­hi­cle.

• Re­sponded to a com­plaint of break and en­ter on Gun­ner’s Pond Road in Car­bon­ear. The RCMP lo­cated ev­i­dence at the scene that led two a sus­pect in the mat­ter. A short while later the RCMP ar­rested a 26 year old male from Vic­to­ria and a 25 year old fe­male from Cupids for this break and en­ter. The male has been charged with break and en­try, dam­age to prop­erty, and driv­ing while dis­qual­i­fied. He has been set for court Jan. 23. The fe­male has also been charged with break and en­ter and is due in court the same date.

Sept. 7 • Re­sponded to a break and en­ter into a shed on Coun­try Road in Bay Roberts. Stolen in this in­ci­dent was a lawn mower, a gen­er­a­tor, and a win­dow.

• Re­sponded to an as­sault com­plaint on Coun­try Road in bay Roberts. The com­plaint re­ceived in­di­cated that the per­son had been as­saulted and burned with a cig­a­rette. The RCMP then ar­rested a 26 year old male from Bay Roberts and charged him with as­sault caus­ing bod­ily harm, as­sault, and three breaches of court or­ders.

Sept. 8 • Re­sponded to a sin­gle ve­hi­cle mo­tor ve­hi­cle ac­ci­dent on Wa­ter Street in Bay Roberts. The ve­hi­cle left the road and struck a util­ity pole, caus­ing a power out­age. The driver of the ve­hi­cle, a 21 year old Bay Roberts man, has been charged un­der the High­way Traf­fic Act for driv­ing with­out due care and at­ten­tion.

• Re­sponded to a theft com­plaint at the pub­lic wharf in Car­bon­ear. Some­time over a cou­ple of days some per­sons stole two buoys from a boat tied up to the wharf.

Sept. 9 • Ar­rested a 20 year old Vic­to­ria man at his home in Vic­to­ria af­ter RCMP re­sponded to the home for an as­sault com­plaint. The male was ar­rested and charged with as­sault and dam­age to prop­erty af­ter he al­legedly as­saulted an­other per­son in the home. The male was later re­leased for court Oct. 23.

• Re­sponded to a prop­erty dam­age com­plaint in North­ern Bay. Some­time overnight some per­son dam­aged the liv­ing room win­dow of a res­i­dence by throw­ing a rock through it. No one was injured in the in­ci­dent.

Sept. 10 • Re­sponded to six false alarms in this 24-hour pe­riod. Res­i­dents and busi­ness own­ers are re­minded that while re­spond­ing to false alarms valu­able time may be taken away from more se­ri­ous in­ci­dents. Please keep your alarms in good work­ing or­der.

Sept. 11 • Re­sponded to sev­eral break and en­ters into cab­ins on Old Track Road in Til­ton. RCMP have re­ceived at least four com­plaints of cab­ins bro­ken into dur­ing the overnight pe­riod. A va­ri­ety of items have been taken in these break and en­ters in­clud­ing food, liquor, a gen­er­a­tor, and propane tanks.

Community polic­ing events

It’s get­ting late! We need more teams! The an­nual Bat­tle of the Brains will be held Sept. 22 at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion in Spa­niard’s Bay. The team reg­is­tra­tions are now be­ing dis­trib­uted and plan­ning for prizes and do­na­tions are now un­der­way. The Crime Preven­tion Com­mit­tee for Bay Roberts hosts this an­nual fundraiser to sup­port lo­cal char­i­ties, pro­grams for our schools, and community ed­u­ca­tion events. Come out and en­joy an evening of en­ter­tain­ment. If you would like to make a do­na­tion or en­ter a team, contact Const. Clarke.

Const. John Clarke is the community polic­ing and drug aware­ness of­fi­cer for the Trin­ity Con­cep­tion Dis­trict RCMP. He can be reached at the fol­low­ing: 786-2110 (of­fice), 5895635 (cell­phone), or by email at John.W.Clarke@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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