Stolen trailer found pushed over cliff
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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.