Police respond to stolen truck involved in roll over

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Weekend police report

Police respond to stolen truck involved in roll over

AMHERST – The Amherst Police Department responded to 32 complaints over the weekend, including a stolen truck involved in roll over on Saturday night.


Police received a complaint of youths banging on windows at EB Chandler School. Patrols were made of the area but no one was located.

Police attended a Fairview Avenue residence regarding a theft complaint. Upon investigation it was determined to be a civil matter.

Police received a report of loud music coming from a Smith Street Apartment complex. A 20-year-old male was asked to turn the music down and complied. There were no further issues there during the evening.

Police were called to a residence on Wellington Street to remove an intoxicated female.  The female was removed without incident.

Police received a call regarding three vehicles, two cars and a truck, spinning their tires in the Town Square Mall parking lot. Patrols were made of the area however the vehicles were gone prior to police arrival.

Police arrested four males for a variety of liquor related offences after being called to a local downtown bar. 

Bar staff reported that several males were banging on the bar door and causing a disturbance after being denied entry. Two male youths were charged with underage drinking and two adult males were charged with public intoxication. All four were lodged into cells until they were sober.


Police responded to a complaint of a vehicle stolen overnight. A navy blue GMC Sierra was taken from a Minto Street residence. 

The vehicle was recovered after it was involved in a roll over collision in the county.  Investigation into the matter is continuing.

A 37-year-old male is charged with breach of probation and possession of a controlled substance after Police were called to the Cumberland County Correctional Centre. A small quantity of drugs was located when guards searched the cell of a male serving weekends at the facility. The male is slated to appear in Amherst Provincial Court on Jan. 14.

Police received two dangerous driving complaints in the area of Laplanche Street and Station Street. Patrols were made of the area, however, the vehicles were not located.

Police responded to a fight in the parking lot of a downtown bar. The incident occurred when two groups attempted to get into the same taxi. One male, who was injured in the incident, was provided medical assistance by EHS at the scene. The investigation is continuing and no charges have been laid at this time.


Police responded to a report of a vehicle damaged at a residence on Donald Avenue. The vehicle had both side-view mirrors broken, a rear-side window smashed, and dents and scratches over the entire vehicle. Police are continuing with their investigation.

Anyone with information related to these incidents is asked to contact the Amherst Police Department at 667-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)



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