Man receives minor injuries, attacker to appear in court Oct. 21
Amherst Police responded to 58 complaints over the holiday weekend.
AMHERST – Amherst Police were called to a Bayview Drive residence on Monday after receiving a call that a man had been allegedly stabbed several times in the throat with a fork.
A 57-year-old woman was arrested on the scene and charged with assault with a weapon. The man received minor injuries from the assault, but refused medical treatment.
The woman will appear in court on Oct. 21 for election and plea.
Police responded to 52 complaints over the holiday weekend.
On Friday, officers were called to a report of an unruly crowd at a downtown bar.
Officers were also called to remove an unwanted male from a Prince Arthur Street restaurant.
On Saturday, police were called to a Chamberlain Street residence after receiving a report of an assault.
A female had forcibly evicted another female from the residence after an argument between the two. No charges were laid.
Police received a report of a missing 16-year-old last seen near Spring Street.
The youth had requested a drive from his parents but failed to show at the designated meeting spot.
Patrols were made of the area but the youth was not located.
The youth was later found unharmed by his parents outside town.
On Saturday night, police were called to a fight involving several people at a North Adelaide Street residence. Police spoke to the parties involved and no charges were laid.
Police responded to a report of a break and enter into an Albion Street apartment.
Enty was made by breaking a window. A cellphone, wallet and other items were reported stolen.
The matter remains under investigation.
Police were involved in an impaired driving investigation after an officer stopped a vehicle on Croft Street for a traffic violation.
The driver, a 24-year-old man, was asked to blow into a roadside screening device after he showed signs of impairment. The result was a fail and the individual was taken to cells.
He was given the breathalyzer and failed and faces charges of impaired driving, breaching his probation and driving while disqualified.
He appeared in court on Tuesday.
Charges of mischief are expected against a man after police received a report of someone committing mischief to security cameras at a Crescent Avenue apartment complex.
On Sunday, police were called to move a moose off the road on Robert Angus Drive.
The moose was moved off the road and Natural Resources was contacted.
A break and enter into a shed was reported at a Station Street business. Nothing appeared to have been taken, but the lock and the door were both damage.
Police are continuing their investivation.
A 21-year-old woman is facing charges of break and enter, mischief and possession of stolen property after a break and enter was reported into an apartment on Wellington Street.
The female is scheduled to appear in court on Nov. 25.
A vehicle was gone through in the parking lot of a Tupper Boulevard business.
A wallet was stolen in the incident.
The next day, a second vehicle was also gone through in the parking lot of a business on Tantramar Crescent. Some money, a GPS unit and some banking cards were stolen.
Police are investigating both incidents.
Anyone with information on these or other incidents is asked to contact the Amherst Police Department at 667-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.