Cop­per wire and lawn­mower parts among things stolen

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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.

Tools stolen

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.

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