Man facing seven charges after domestic assault

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Amherst Police responded to 31 complaints over the weekend.

AMHERST – A 23-year-old Amherst man is facing several charges after an alleged domestic assault on Sunday at a Poplar Street apartment.

The man is facing two charges of assault and damage to property and single charges of being unlawfully in a dwelling house, theft and breaching his probation order.

Amherst Police responded to 31 complaints over the weekend.

On Friday night, officers responded to a disturbance in the parking lot at the Amherst Town Square. Witnesses reported a male in a vehicle was yelling at an individual in another vehicle.

Police located the parties involved and determined it was only a verbal argument. The males were warned about their behaviour and no charges are expected to be laid.

Officers attended a break and enter complaint at a North Adelaide Street residence. Nothing was reported taken and the matter remains under investigation.

On Saturday, a loud argument between a man and a woman was reported at a Dickey Street apartment. Both subjects were questioned by police, but no charges were laid.

Police stopped a vehicle on South Albion Street and discovered that one of the passengers was breaching his curfew conditions.

The 19-year-old was driven home by police and charges of breaching an undertaken are expected to be laid.

A 39-year-old man was arrested for public intoxication following an incident on Victoria Street.

The man was discovered passed out in the lobby of a senior’s complex and was transported to cells until he was sober. He was issued a violation ticket.

Police went to a Prince Arthur Street restaurant in an attempt to move along a person who was refusing to leave the establishment. The man was on the bar suspension list.

The man was gone by the time police arrived.

Officers also received a complaint of four individuals who fled from a cab without paying their fare.

One of the males was located by police and the matter was resolved without charges.

On Sunday, police went to a Davison Street apartment on allegations that a man was punched by another resident of the building and that a vehicle was also vandalized. The victim did not suffer any injuries and declined to press charges.

The investigation into the property damage is continuing.

As well, a shed was broken into on Church Street overnight and four tire rims were stolen.

The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information relating to these incidents is asked to call the Amherst Police Department at 667-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Organizations: Amherst Police Department, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Poplar Street, North Adelaide Street, Dickey Street South Albion Street Victoria Street Prince Arthur Street Davison Street Church Street

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