Police arrest 47-year-old man following alleged break and enter

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Amherst Police have arrested a 47-year-old man following an alleged break and enter on West Pleasant Street on Sunday.

AMHERST – A 47-year-old man is facing several property-related charges following an alleged break and enter on Sunday at a business on West Pleasant Street.

Police received a call of a possible break and enter in the area. While police were clearing the building, officers received a second call of a suspicious male transporting a pallet full of tanks.

The male was arrested and held in custody. He is scheduled to appear in court on March 25.

Police responded to 26 complaints over the weekend.

On Friday night, police went to a parking lot on South Albion Street after receiving complaints at female was damaging her ex-boyfriend’s truck.

The 24-year-old female was charged with mischief and uttering threats.

She will appear in court on March 25.

On Saturday, police arrested a 21-year-old man after receiving a complaint of an unwanted person at a Willow Street residence.

Police also investigated an apparent break and enter at a business on Church Street. Entry to the business was made from the roof area. Police believe nothing was taken during the incident.

The matter remains under investigation.

On Saturday night, police received a complaint about harassing phone calls directed at a West Victoria Street resident.

The matter is being investigated.

Police assisted Halifax Regional Police on Sunday in locating a male wanted in relation to an Immigration Act investigation. The 26-year-old man was briefly detained by Amherst Police, but was late released from custody without any charges.

Police also investigated a disturbance at a Church Street residence.

The incident involved a landlord/tenant issue and police were able to resolve the issue. Police were late called back on allegations that one of the parties involved had kicked a door. A 13-year-old youth was arrested for breaching his probation conditions and was held for youth court.

Police members responded to a call of a male and female causing a disturbance on Church Street. Both parties were located and transported to their residence.

No charges were laid.

Anyone with information related to these incidents in asked to contact the police department at 667-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Organizations: Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Church Street, West Pleasant Street, South Albion Street Willow Street West Victoria Street

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