Police arrest man for impaired care and control of a vehicle

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One of 91 complaints received by Amherst Police

Amherst Police responded to 91 complaints last week including the arrest of a man on impaired care and control of a vehicle.

Amherst Police responded to 91 complaints last week including the arrest of a man on impaired care and control of a vehicle.

AMHERST – A 36-year-old man was arrested and charged with impaired care and control of a vehicle after he was stopped by Amherst Police on Park Street on Sunday.

The man will appear in provincial court for election and plea on June 23.

It was one of 91 complaints Amherst Police responded to between May 19 and May 25.

Also on Sunday, officers received a complaint of an impaired driver on Dale Street.

Police made patrols of the street but could not locate the driver.

On Saturday, police were called to a complaint of a physical confrontation between a father and his son on Spring Street.

The teenager was removed from the residence, but no charges are expected.

Police received a complaint of a fight in the St. Charles Cemetery area.

Officers went to the scene and found it to be a verbal disagreement. There had been no fight.

On Friday, police investigated a traffic collision in a South Albion Street restaurant’s parking lot.

One of the vehicles was reversing from a parking spot when it was struck by another vehicle.

Minor damage was reported.

Another traffic collision occurred in the parking lot of the Atlantic Superstore and in the Walmart parking lot. One of the vehicles had crossed over the path of another vehicle.

Minor damage was reported to both vehicles.

In other incidents:


Police received reports that an ex-partner was posting threatening messages on social media against a female living at a residence on Westminster Avenue.

This matter is still under investigation.

Officers attended a complaint of a suspicious person walking between mobile homes in the Bayview Drive area.

The person, a male approximately six feet tall, wearing a dark hoody and dark jeans fled the area after being approached by property owners. Police patrols failed to locate the male.


A 20-year-old female has been charged with assault, mischief under $5,000 and two breaches of probation following an incident on Acadia Street.

A 24-year-old male had made a complaint to police that he was assaulted by his girlfriend and had his laptop smashed during the incident.

She will appear in Court on May 26 for plea.

Police were called to a Franklin Street residence after a female requested that her husband be removed from the location.

Police were able to talk with both parties and explained to them that the issue was a family court issue.

The husband left the residence without any further issues with police.


A 34-year-old male is facing possible charges of breach of his recognizance after he failed to report to the Amherst Police Department.

This was in breach of his release conditions.

Officers responded to a shoplifting incident at a convenience store on Church Street.

A surveillance video is being reviewed by officers at this time and no charges have yet been laid in the incident.


Amherst Police are investigating complaints of fraud involving rental properties.

The matters are still under investigation.

A two-vehicle motor vehicle collision was reported on Havelock Street.

No injuries were reported.

Organizations: Amherst Police Department, Walmart

Geographic location: Park Street, Dale Street, South Albion Street Atlantic Superstore Westminster Avenue Bayview Drive Acadia Street Franklin Street Church Street Havelock Street

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