Copper wire and lawnmower parts among things stolen
EDITOR’S NOTE: A total of 101 occurrences were investigated by Prince District RCMP between May 7 and May 13, 2018. The following is a list of some of the noteworthy incidents and investigations:
Copper wire stolen
On May 7 at 9 a.m., East Prince RCMP received a report that copper wire was stolen from a Maritime Electric trailer parked in Indian River sometime in the days prior. The lock was broken and a quantity of wire was taken. The lock of another Maritime Electric sub-station was broken off in Middleton, but nothing was taken. The matter is still under investigation.
Cheques stolen, recovered
On May 7 at 1:30 p.m., East Prince RCMP received a complaint from a business owner that about 10 of his company’s cheques had been stolen. A few of the cheques have been recovered and charges are pending. The matter is still under investigation.
On May 7, at about 3 p.m., East Prince RCMP received a complaint from a resident of Miscouche, reporting that his vehicle and garage were broken into sometime overnight. A Makita drill and a Ryobi hammer drill were stolen. The matter is still under investigation.
Police academy car vandalized
On May 9, at about 9 a.m., East Prince RCMP received a complaint from the Atlantic Police Academy in Slemon Park that one of their marked police vehicles was damaged by graffiti sometime in the overnight hours. The matter is still under investigation.
Man charged with theft
On May 9, at about 3:30 p.m., West Prince RCMP received a complaint of shoplifting from Saunder’s Variety, on Main Street in Alberton. A 44-year-old male was later located, arrested and released on a promise to appear in court. He is scheduled to appear in provincial court in mid-July.
Parts stolen from lawnmower
On May 10, a report of theft of lawnmower parts was received by East Prince RCMP. The caller advised his lawnmower was outside of his residence on Monaghan Street in Miscouche, and sometime between noon and 1 p.m., someone stole a fuel pump, fuel lines and bolts off of his lawnmower. The parts were valued at about $50, and the investigation is continuing.
Man taken to hospital
On May 1 at about 10:20 a.m., members of the East Prince RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of a vehicle-pedestrian collision on Borden Avenue in Borden-Carleton. As a result, a 62-year-old man was transported to the Prince County Hospital via ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.
Collision in Elmsdale
On May 11 at 11:30 a.m., members of West Prince RCMP were called to the scene of a twovehicle crash on Route 2 in Elmsdale. The driver of one vehicle was transported to the Prince County Hospital for assessment, and the driver of the second vehicle was issued a ticket under the Provincial Highway Traffic Act, for failing to yield to oncoming traffic while entering/crossing a highway. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.
May 13 to 19 is Police Week
The Prince District RCMP hosted an open house at the East Prince Detachment on May 16 in North Bedeque and invite the public to another at the West Prince Detachment on Thursday, May 17, in Rosebank from 12 to 2 p.m.