Cabin break-ins continue in re­gion

The Compass - - ORTHTE -

The Trin­ity Con­cep­tion RCMP an­swered 140 calls for ser­vice dur­ing the week of Sept. 19-25, 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.

Calls for ser­vice in­cluded 13 false alarms, 32 traf­fic re­lated com­plaints and three mo­tor ve­hi­cle col­li­sions.

Sept. 19

• Re­sponded to a com­plaint of as­sault from the Car­bon­ear area. The in­ci­dents had been oc­cur­ring over a pe­riod of time. As a re­sult of the com­plaint, a 38-year-old Car­bon­ear man has been charged with as­sault and two counts of ut­ter­ing threats. The man will have to ap­pear in court Nov. 6.

• Re­sponded to a dis­tur­bance at a res­i­dence in Til­ton. A 26-year-old male from Co­ley’s Point was ar­rested at the scene. The male who ap­peared to be un­der the influence of al­co­hol was ar­rested. The male was charged with breach­ing a court or­der and is due back for court Nov. 6.

Sept. 20

• Re­sponded to a com­plaint of ha­rass­ing phone calls. A 36-year-old Car­bon­ear man was ar­rested and charged with breach­ing a court or­der to have no contact with this com­plainant. The male will have to ap­pear in court Oct. 23.

• Re­sponded to an of as­sault in Car­bon­ear. A fe­male was al­legedly as­saulted while driv­ing a ve­hi­cle in Car­bon­ear. The com­plainant ran to a neigh­bour­ing house and was fol­lowed by the sus­pect into the dwelling and the RCMP was called to the scene. RCMP mem­bers ar­rested the 26- year- old male from St. John’s and charged him for be­ing un­law­fully in a dwelling and as­sault. The male was later re­leased and is due in court Nov. 20.

• Re­sponded to Wal­Mart in Car­bon­ear for an in­ter­nal theft. Loss preven­tion of­fi­cers for the store ad­vised of miss­ing money. A 25-yearold fe­male em­ployee from Til­ton was ar­rested and re­leased for this theft. She has been charged for theft un­der $5,000. The fe­male is due to ap­pear in court on Nov. 20.

Sept. 21

• Re­ceived a com­plaint of an in­tox­i­cated male be­hind the wheel of a ve­hi­cle on a park­ing lot in Car­bon­ear. Mem­bers pa­trolled the area and lo­cated the male be­hind the wheel of the ve­hi­cle. The male was de­tained and pro­vided a breath test which he al­legedly failed. The male has been charged with im­paired driv­ing with care and con­trol, and fail­ure of the breathal­yser. He was re­leased for court on Nov. 20.

• Ar­rested a 36-year-old male from Car­bon­ear for as­sault. A com­plaint had been re­ceived ear­lier in the day and the male was ar­rested for the as­sault and breach­ing a court or­der. The male had also been charged on Sept. 20 for mak­ing phone calls to the same com­plainant.

• Ar­rested a 36-year-old male af­ter a traf­fic stop on Barneed Road in Co­ley’s Point. The male was de­tained for im­paired driv­ing and later failed a breath test­ing de­vice. The male has been charged with fail­ure of the breathal­yser and im­paired driv­ing. He is due in court Nov. 20.

Sept. 22

• Re­sponded to a sin­gle ve­hi­cle moose col­li­sion in Makin­sons at South River Bridge. The fe­male driver of the ve­hi­cle and only oc­cu­pant was not injured in the col­li­sion. The ve­hi­cle re­ceived only mi­nor dam­age, how­ever the an­i­mal was killed as a re­sult.

Sept. 23

• Ar­rested a 20-year-old Bay Roberts man af­ter a traf­fic stop in Bay Roberts. Of­fi­cers ob­served the male driv­ing a ve­hi­cle and sus­pected he was im­paired. The male be­gan to re­sist po­lice dur­ing his ar­rest, kick­ing and punch­ing the of­fi­cers. Of­fi­cers re­ceived some cuts and bruises dur­ing their at­tempt to con­trol the sus­pect. The male re­fused to take a breath test and was held for court.

The male known to po­lice has been charged with re­sist­ing ar­rest and as­sault­ing a po­lice of­fi­cer. He has also been charged with re­fus­ing the breathal­yser, im­paired op­er­a­tion of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle, driv­ing while dis­qual­i­fied and sev­eral breaches of a court or­der. The male is sched­uled to re­turn on Sept. 23 for an­other ap­pear­ance.

• Re­sponded to three more cabin break and en­ters on Old Track Road in Til­ton. Sev­eral break and en­ters have been re­ported in this area over the past few weeks. Own­ers are still try­ing to de­ter­mine what was taken in this in­ci­dent.

Sept. 24

• Re­sponded to a break and en­ter into a res­i­dence on Burnt Woods Road in Vic­to­ria. A grass trim­mer ap­pears to have been taken in the in­ci­dent.

Sept. 25

• Re­sponded to a fire at the old United Church in Western Bay. The in­ci­dent oc­curred shortly af­ter 3:30 a.m. Lo­cal fire depart­ment and RCMP re­sponded to fire at this church which was un­der go­ing ren­o­va­tions. The cause of this fire is sus­pi­cious. The church was de­stroyed.

Community Polic­ing Events

The an­nual Bat­tle of the Brains was held Sept. 22. We would like to thank all the par­tic­i­pants and busi­nesses who helped make this event a suc­cess.

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 be­hav­iour

Trin­ity Con­cep­tion 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 at­crimestop­ or www.rock­ Crime Stop­pers NL is now on Twit­ter and Face­book. Const. John Clarke is the community polic­ing and drug

aware­ness of­fi­cer with Trin­ity Con­cep­tion Dis­trict RCMP. He can be reached at the fol­low­ing: of­fice: 786

2110; cell: 589-5635; email:

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