Collision and break-in among investigations
EDITOR’S NOTE: A total of 101 occurrences were investigated by Prince District RCMP between May 7 and May 13. The following is a portion of the list of noteworthy incidents and investigations:
On May 11 at about 12:15 p.m., East Prince RCMP received a report of a traffic collision on Route 2 in St. Eleanors involving three vehicles. Members attended the scene of the collision and found three occupants reporting injuries. An investigation confirmed that one vehicle failed to stop, colliding with a second vehicle. The second vehicle was then forced into the side of the third vehicle, which ultimately came to rest in a ditch. The investigation is continuing.
Break-in at cottage
On May 13 members of the East Prince RCMP Detachment received a report of break-in at a cottage located on Route 173 in Freeland. The break is believed to have occurred sometime during the winter months and the owner reported theft of appliances, housewares and kayaks. The investigation is continuing.
Traffic enforcement ongoing
During this past week, Prince District RCMP received 17 traffic-related complaints. These complaints mostly pertained to vehicles alleged to be driving erratically and speeding, as well as reports of traffic hazards on the roadway. RCMP will be continuing to conduct checkpoints and patrols in May.