Searletown Road accident
Editor’s Note: The following is a list of some of the incident and investigations by the Prince District RCMP from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4. A total of 124 occurrences were investigated.
The driver of a pickup truck was charged with impaired driving after an accident in Bedeque on Oct. 31. The collision occurred at the corner of Route 1A and Route 10 around 4:30 p.m. last Wednesday.
A woman from New Brunswick was driving a Toyota Corolla and travelling on Route 1A when she struck the rear of the Ford F-150 as it pulled out from Route 10.
The driver of the truck provided breath samples almost two times the legal limit, said police. She is scheduled to appear in court in mid-December.
Palmer Road man charged with arson
A 20-year old man from Palmer Road was arrested and charged with arson by West Prince RCMP Nov. 1. The Tignish Fire Department called the RCMP around 4:30 a.m. to say they were batting a structure fire and a suspect was nearby. The man is scheduled to attend court in early January.
A man and a woman were each charged with assault on Nov. 3. Around 1:30 a.m. West Prince RCMP were called to a home in Kildare Capes because of a disturbance. The 42-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man are scheduled to attend court in the new year.
Trees down, roads blocked
“Extremely” high winds last Saturday evening and throughout Sunday, Nov. 4, kept Prince District RCMP officers busy. Downed trees were blocking numerous roadways.
Checkpoints continue in November
Prince District RCMP received 21 traffic-related complaints in the past week. The RCMP were busy checking on reports of vehicles driving erratically, speeding and to hazards on the road. RCMP will continue to conduct checkpoints throughout the month of November, in various communities across Prince District, targeting cell phone use, seat belts, distracted driving and impaired driving.
Anyone with information regarding these investigations or other criminal activity is asked to call the RCMP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.