Cruiser May 9

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May 1

There was a break and enter in Auburn at a convenience store around 3:40 a.m., triggering an alarm. The RCMP is investigating.

A prowler was reported in New Minas. A resident heard noises and thought someone was in her house, but RCMP found no evidence.

There is an ongoing investigation into a dangerous driving complaint on Highway 341.

There was a break and enter into a church in Auburn. A mess was left behind. 

Sunglasses and change were taken from an unlocked vehicle in New Minas.

There was a dispute between neighbours in Kingston.

A walker was reported for trespassing in Coldbrook. 

People were drinking beer and playing Frisbee in the street on Summer Street, Wolfville, in the afternoon.

A driving complaint came in at 3:30 p.m. from Highway 101 near Kingston.

There was a shoplifting incident in New Minas.

Off-road vehicle drivers were trespassing in Kingston.

A 29-year-old woman was banned from a Greenwood store after an alleged shoplifting incident.

Parents called police when a 13-year-old was late returning home; the teen had missed their ride.

Police issued a warning after a 7:52 p.m. driving complaint from Highway 101 near Aylesford. A driver said another vehicle had cut them off.

Someone in Berwick reported a possible drug transaction on the street.


May 2

There were thefts from unlocked vehicles in North Kentville and New Minas. A number of vehicles at Valley Regional Hospital were rummaged through.

Someone was a victim of Kijiji fraud involving sending a cellphone to Nigeria; it was held at post office.

In Wolfville, there was a parking complaint on Bay Street and a two-vehicle crash at Grandview Avenue and Skyway Drive.

Three driving complaints were called in between 10:27 and 11:09 a.m.; one from Kingston and two from the 101. One of the complaints involved three vehicles racing through traffic.

There was a complaint of ambiguous threats around 3 p.m.

At 4:42 p.m., police responded to a neighbourhood dispute on Scott Drive, North Kentville.

An off-road vehicle zipping across the 101 was reported at 5:07 p.m. near Waterville.

A Rottweiler was running loose in Waterville.

Someone caused a disturbance in Cambridge by yelling, screaming and swearing.

The RCMP responded to a propane truck on fire on the 101 near Kentville at 6 p.m.

At 8:17 p.m., mischief was reported in Kingston.

A sexual assault case is being investigated; the complaint dates back a few months.

Illegal burning took place in North Kentville.

A report of a male approaching a girl on her way to school is being investigated.

A suspicious vehicle was reported in North Kentville.  

At 10:48 p.m., breach of a court order was investigated.


May 3

At 12:26 a.m., a 20-year-old man was arrested after police checked a car parked on the English Mountain Road. He is expected to face charges of possession of marijuana and psilocybin mushrooms for the purpose of trafficking

A Kingston man complained to police about an unwanted woman, but she was gone when officer arrived.

Police received a complaint about a woman sleeping at an ATM in New Minas.

At 4:54 a.m., two 26-year-old fishermen in Avonport were allegedly in possession of marijuana, open liquor and were littering. Their vehicle was towed and their liquor destroyed. RCMP investigation continues.

At 6:38 a.m., there was a dumpster fire in New Minas.  

Approximately 10 unlocked vehicles were entered overnight in the same village.

Two gunshots were heard near Lumsden’s Dam.

A dog jumped over a fence on Sherwood Drive, Wolfville, leading to an animal complaint. 

A man in Aylesford reported an attempted computer fraud. Someone called his house to ask if he needed help with his computer and became belligerent, uttering threats.

At 11:10 am., there was an altercation between two parents in the parking lot of Horton High School. The matter is under investigation. 

An unwanted package was reported, but there was no criminal activity.

At 1:25 p.m., a warning was issued to someone smoking while a child was in their vehicle.

RCMP was called to investigate a report of arson at 2:43 p.m. in Bishopville. It turned out to be a tumbledown shed being burned inappropriately.

A possible breach of a court order is being investigated.

A man reportedly caused mischief in Kingston by scratching his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend’s car.

A third party reported what they thought might be a domestic dispute in a parking lot around 3:30 p.m. The couple was gone when police arrived.

A parking lot crash in Kingston caused property damage.  

There was a parking complaint on Main Street, Wolfville.

There was a case of road rage in New Minas just after 4 p.m. A man in his 30s, apparently unhappy with a female driver, allegedly pulled alongside her vehicle and sprayed a substance across the passenger seat of his vehicle into her open window. Police are investigating.

A court order about unwanted communication was breached.

Gunshots were reported in Bishopville around 5:30 p.m.  

Dirt bikes were on the road in Centreville.

A shoplifting complaint in New Minas resulted in a 37-year-old man being banned from a store.

A speeding vehicle generated a traffic complaint in New Minas.

There was a two-vehicle crash in North Kentville at 7:19 p.m.

In Wolfville, someone entered an unlocked vehicle on Evangeline Court.

An unwanted person was reported in a Berwick apartment building. No one was there when police arrived.

There was a theft from a New Minas deck and a prowler was reported on a deck in North Kentville.

Two stolen dirt bikes were recovered.

Pedestrians in Kingston seemed to anger a motorist just after 10 p.m.

Bonfires and drinking were reported in North Kentville, but no one was there when police arrived.

There was an open fire on Prospect Street, Wolfville.

At 10:30 p.m., an intoxicated 24-year-old and an intoxicated 19-year-old refused to leave a drinking establishment in Greenwood. They eventually did depart, leaving their vehicle behind.


Between May 2 and 9, there were five false 911 calls and three false alarms. RCMP conducted check stops in Waterville, Berwick, Wolfville, New Minas, Aylesford, Greenwood and Kingston. There were a number of traffic complaints, one call from a youth group home and one sudden death.

There were five calls about domestic disputes, one involving unwanted text messages and two involving property. In one case, a 26-year-old man was arrested for intoxication and causing a disturbance, but he was released without charges.

Police responded to nine mental health-related calls, including two about a homeless man in Berwick.

 There were five family relations calls; one involved a 12-year-old out of control. 

Organizations: RCMP, Valley Regional Hospital, Horton High School

Geographic location: New Minas, Kingston, Wolfville North Kentville Auburn Berwick Greenwood Aylesford Waterville Coldbrook Nigeria Bay Street Grandview Avenue Cambridge Kentville Bishopville English Mountain Road Avonport Centreville Prospect Street

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