Stolen trailer found pushed over cliff

The Compass - - ORTHTE -

The Trin­ity Con­cep­tion RCMP an­swered 139 calls for ser­vice dur­ing the week of Sept. 12-18, 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.

Sept. 12

• In­ves­ti­gated theft of buoys from the marina on Wa­ter Street in Bay Roberts. Sev­eral buoys have been stolen in the past few months. Over the past cou­ple of weeks three buoys that are orange in colour and 60 inch round have been taken from ves­sels tied up at the wharf.

• Com­plaint of a stolen pop-up travel trailer, a 2005 Fleet­wood, from a drive­way in Cupids. On Sept. 16, the trailer was re­cov­ered on the rail bed near Dow­den Road in Seal Cove. The trailer ap­pears to have been pushed over a cliff and was ex­ten­sively dam­aged. The trailer was seen be­ing towed by a small dark coloured car a short time be­fore the trailer was dis­cov­ered. The mat­ter is un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

Sept. 13

• In­ves­ti­gated a theft of five cords of wood from land on Old Car­bon­ear Road in Har­bour Grace. The land, which was be­ing cleared, had five cords of wood stacked up and some­time over the past few days the wood had been taken from the land.

• In­ves­ti­gated two more beak and en­ters into cab­ins on Old Track Road in Til­ton. Over the past week­end sev­eral cab­ins had been bro­ken into. These break and en­ters in­cluded theft of two gen­er­a­tors, a CD player and a wa­ter pump. All mat­ters re­main un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

Sept. 14

• In­ves­ti­gated a mo­tor ve­hi­cle col­li­sion on Walk Road in Bri­gus. The in­ci­dent oc­curred dur­ing the Targa Rally when a ve­hi­cle left the road. No in­juries or prop­erty dam­age was re­ported. The rally ve­hi­cle, a Fiat 500, did re­ceive dam­age.

• Re­sponded to four mo­tor ve­hi­cle col­li­sions this date. A sin­gle mo­tor ve­hi­cle col­li­sion on the New Har­bour Barons in Til­ton re­sulted in the ve­hi­cle leav­ing the road and over­turn­ing in the ditch. The 75year-old fe­male driver was taken to hospi­tal with non-life threat­en­ing in­juries.

Sept. 15

• Re­sponded to a dis­tur­bance com­plaint in Car­bon­ear. A 42-yearold fe­male from St. John’s was ar­rested for be­ing in­tox­i­cated. The fe­male was held in Har­bour Grace and later turned over to the Royal New­found­land Con­stab­u­lary for out­stand­ing war­rants for her ar­rest.

• Re­ceived a re­port of a sin­gle ve­hi­cle moose col­li­sion on the Old Per­li­can Barons near the old dump. The moose was able to get into the woods and there were no in­juries re­ported to the driver. Dam­ages to the ve­hi­cle were mod­er­ate.

Sept. 16

• Ar­rested a 35-year-old New­stead man af­ter a traf­fic stop on Route 70 in Bay Roberts. The male sus­pected of im­paired driv­ing failed a breath test and was is­sued a 90day driver sus­pen­sion. He was later re­leased for court Oct. 23, 2012.

• In­ves­ti­gated a break-and-en­ter to a shed on Ju­niper Stump Road in Makin­sons. Noth­ing ap­pears miss­ing in the in­ci­dent but the lock was re­moved from a shed be­hind a res­i­dence.

Sept. 17

• Re­sponded to a sin­gle ve­hi­cle mo­tor ve­hi­cle col­li­sion on Route 70 at North River in Clarke’s Beach. The ve­hi­cle left the road driv­ing east­bound and over­turned, stop­ping par­tially sub­merged in the river. The fe­male driver and male pas­sen­ger were taken to hospi­tal with mi­nor in­juries. The RCMP are seek­ing as­sis­tance in iden­ti­fy­ing a gold colour Cav­a­lier that may have been com­ing from North River Road at the time of the col­li­sion. The in­ci­dent oc­curred ap­prox­i­mately 12:30 p.m.

• Re­sponded to a com­plaint of as­sault on Route 70 in Bay Roberts. A 22-year-old fe­male from Co­ley’s Point was ar­rested for as­sault at the scene af­ter it was al­leged she as­saulted an­other per­son. The fe­male was later re­leased for court Nov. 6, 2012.

Sept. 18

• Re­sponded to a two-ve­hi­cle col­li­sion in­volv­ing a mo­tor­cy­cle and ve­hi­cle at the cor­ner of Wa­ter Street and Route 70 in Bay Roberts. A fe­male driver of the mo­tor­cy­cle was taken to hospi­tal with mi­nor in­juries.

Community Polic­ing Events

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

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 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 Face­book.

Const. John Clarke is the community polic­ing and drug aware­ness of­fi­cer for the Trin­ity Con­cep­tion Dis­trict RCMP. He can be reached at the fol­low­ing: of­fice: 786-2110; cell: 589-5635; email : John. W. Clarke@ rcmp­grc.gc.ca.

This hard-top travel trailer that was stolen re­cently in Cupids has been re­cov­ered by po­lice. But it was ex­ten­sively dam­aged af­ter be­ing pushed over a cliff.

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