By Constable C. Hicks
On October 31st at 4:20 pm a vehicle pumped $30.00 worth of gas at a station on Highway 5 and did not make payment. Staff did not take note of the theft until after the vehicle had left. Police will be reviewing surveillance video.
On November 1st at 6:50 pm police were called to a vehicle fire at a parking lot on Highway 5. The owner had just parked his vehicle between two other vehicles and was walking away when the vehicle caught fire. Upon police arrival the vehicle was fully engulfed. The fire department put out the fire and thankfully there were no injuries. The two neighbouring vehicles also sustained damage.
On November 3rd at 6:20 am police were called to an intersection on Highway 5 for an accident. The reporter advised that their vehicle had been struck from behind. Police attended the scene and the driver of the second vehicle was arrested and the vehicle towed. As a result of the investigation the driver’s licence was suspended. There were no reports of any injuries.
On November 4th at 1:08 am police received a call from the Fire Department regarding a possible impaired driver and a description of the driver was provided. Police located the driver a short time later who was on foot. He was shoeless and exhibiting obvious signs of impairment by alcohol. The driver was arrested and it was discovered that he was breaching alcohol conditions of a court order.
On November 5th at 6:00 am a resident on Griffin Street noticed that their vehicle had been stolen. The older model GMC pickup was taken some time overnight. There are no suspects at this time.
In the early hours of November 5th suspects smashed the driver’s side window of a Dodge pickup parked on McMonies Drive. Once inside they stole a set of keys belonging to the attached trailer. The trailer was entered but was empty at that time.