Man facing mischief charges after damaging motel room

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Woman facing assault, confinement charges after Saturday incident

An Amherst man is facing charges after extensively damaging a motel room on Victoria Street on Friday.

Amherst Police responded to 15 complaints over the weekend.

AMHERST – A 61-year-old man is facing charges of mischief, over and under $5,000, after causing extensive damage to a motel on Victoria Street on Friday night.

Police were called to the motel after receiving reports the male was destroying the hotel room. There was also damage to a vehicle parked outside.

The man will appear in provincial court in Amherst on Jan. 20.

Amherst Police responded to 15 complaints over the weekend.

On Friday night, officers responded to an alarm sounding at a Robert Angus Drive business. It was deemed to be a false alarm.

Police also went to a residence on Townsview Court after it was alleged an assault had taken place. The matter was resolved without charges being laid and a female youth was asked to stay at another residence.

Officers went to a complaint of a man and woman arguing loudly on LaPlanche Street. The argument had quieted down by the time officers arrived and no charges were laid.

A 22-year-old woman is facing charges of assault, forcible confinement, resisting arrest, two counts of mischief and breaching an undertaking from a disturbance on Prince Arthur Street.

She is accused of assaulting a 21-year-old woman and confining her for several hours. The victim was able to escape after several hours and seek help at a Prince Arthur Street restaurant.

The arrested woman was remanded into custody and is being held for a psychiatric assessment.

On Saturday night, police were called to a two-vehicle collision on East Pleasant Street. One of the vehicles was coming out of the back parking lot behind the stadium when it slid and struck a vehicle travelling on the street.

Police have issued a ticket for failing to yield to highway traffic when entering a highway.

Officers also responded to a loud music complaint from a Liberty Lane residence. The property owner turned the music down after being visited by police.

On Sunday, police were called to an alarm at a business on Gerard Avenue. The alarm was discovered to be false.

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

Organizations: Townsview Court, Amherst Police Department, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: AMHERST, Victoria Street, Prince Arthur Street LaPlanche Street East Pleasant Street Gerard Avenue

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