Kings County crime report
number of people received an email message about a bogus photo radar speeding charge. She noted that the police do not send emails, only those posing as officers do.
The other frequent fraud attempt came from individuals claiming they were Canadian Revenue Agency representatives.
Fraudulent door- to- door salesmen are also being reported trying to sell residential alarms. Police are investigating, as the vendors are unlicensed.
The report of a lost debit card on May 22 resulted in the arrest of a 22-year-old Billtown woman. She had been captured on camera using the tap feature on the card a number of times. Money issue prompts assault On May 3, a 51-year-old man in Auburn was arrested for assaulting a young man over a money issue.
There were 39 assaults altogether, along with two sexual assault reports. May. Police are still investigating a break and enter in Centreville on May 1, where a number of items were broken or missing.
A Wolfville residence on Summer Street was broken into on May 28. The occupant woke up at 3:40 a.m. to find the door wide open and a TV missing. The same day in Greenwood, a cash register was stolen during a break-in at a business.
A Berwick business reported a break-in on May 31 where a cash box was stolen
A May 4 fire at a residence on Hall Road in Aylesford was ruled accidental by the fire marshal.
A number of wooden flyer boxes have been set on fire across Kings County recently in the middle of the night.
Gaudet asks the public, “if you see suspicious behaviour, please call 911 immediately.”
She asks that citizens attempt to give a description of both individuals and/or vehicles that raise suspicions. Gaudet said a licence plate number is always helpful.
Police are investigating a stolen vehicle that was set on fire on May 31 in Coldbrook. The vehicle had been reported stolen three hours earlier.
On May 5, a 27-year-old man racked out a bar bill of $150 at a Greenwood drinking establishment, then walked out without paying mid-afternoon. Police were able to locate the male and he paid off his tab.
Another theft occurred from a Coldbrook car dealer on May 8. Police were able to locate a 23-year-old New Minas male who had stolen the tires off a vehicle on the car lot.
On May 12, a Berwick business reported the theft of a power tool set and nailer worth $650. With the aid of camera footage, police apprehended a 43-year-old PEI man.
A dirt bike was stolen from Sheffield Mills on May 23. The 2007 Honda CR85 is a red MX track model.
A business alarm came in at 12:40 a.m. on May 6 in Kingston. Police called the keyholder and she appeared on scene in an inebriated condition.
A 59-year-old female, who was double the legal impairment limit, was arrested for drinking and driving.
Then, on May 7, a complaint of a hit and run incident came in from a Coldbrook fast food outlet at 10 a.m. The complainant followed the driver and police were able to locate a 65-yearold Halifax driver. He had had two recent hit and runs and was double the impairment limit. The driver was also charged with failing to stop and possession of prescription drugs.
On May 24, a driver refused a roadside demand in Garland. Police attempted to arrest the male, but he took off. Once caught, the 56-year-old driver was non compliant and charged with refusing the breath demand and resisting arrest.
Police stopped a vehicle on May 25, just before 8 a.m., and the driver sped off after refusing the breath demand. Taking off on foot, the 52-year-old was eventually located and arrested. He was charged with having a suspended license and no insurance.
On May 28, a man was reported at 6:22 a.m. passed out in the roadway on Brooklyn Street. The 20-year-old was held until sober. that he could not be resuscitated.
Police responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle collision on May 15 on Wolfville Ridge. The vehicle, with three occupants, had flipped and rolled into the ditch. Investigations continue.
Then, on May 20, police were summoned to a closed dirt track in Sheffield Mills after a dirt bike driver lost control. The 18-year-old driver was practicing when he had a collision. A Life Flight helicopter was required.
A work vehicle was pulled over during a traffic stop in New Minas at 2: 34 a. m. on May 20. The 37-year-old driver had taken the vehicle without consent and he had a revoked driver’s licence. The male was also charged with driving while suspended and not having insurance.
Police are trying to apprehend a driver who forced another driver off the road in Greenwood later the same day. A 911 caller indicated that the victim’s vehicle had rolled a number of times. According to Gaudet, the driver at fault is known to the authorities.
On May 21, a vehicle flipped on its roof in North Kentville about 10:40 a.m. The 30-year-old driver told police the vehicle was new and the gas pedal stuck. He was handed two tickets for not having a vehicle permit or insurance.
There were no big incidents, but alcohol fueled socializing on Apple Blossom weekend in Wolfville.
Thirty- two tickets were handed out for possessing open liquor. There were also seven mischief charges, one noise bylaw complaint, one assault and one charge of trafficking cocaine was laid.
On May 28, a resident reported a male in a near by backyard with a beer and a handgun about 7 p.m. Police determined the cooperative 20-year-old had a BB gun and was practicing. He was issued a verbal warning. Gaudet noted that BB guns are not permitted to be shot within town limits and should be kept away from residences.
Police were called to a family dispute in New Minas on May 5 where a youth was out of control.
He was smashing holes in walls and making threats.