Assistance calls top November stats for police department

Nancy MacPhee
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KENSINGTON — Assistance calls, at 24, topped the list of calls to the Kensington police department in the month of November.

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The department’s monthly statistics were to Kensington town council at its recent monthly meeting by Chief Lewie Sutherland.

The town’s police force responded to a total of 68 calls in November and issues three Highway Traffic Act warnings.

Police responded to five calls of impaired drivers and five calls related to municipal bylaws. Four incidents each were investigated by police in connection to suspicious persons or vehicles and reports of theft over $5,000.

In November, Kensington police responded to three calls under the 911 Act; two calls in connection with alarms; individual incidents involving the Coroner’s Act, for disturbing the peace, a drug charge and one incident in which fingerprints were taken.

Under the Fire Prevention Act and Firearm Act, the department responded to two calls each, while there was on liquor offence, one occurrence for information files and a single lost and found occurrence.

Police responded to two motor-vehicle collisions in November and two calls under the Motor Vehicle Act.

There was one occurrence of sexual assault/interference and one incident each involving trespassing at night and under the Trespass Act.

To date, in 2013, Kensington police have had 1,068 calls.

Organizations: Kensington town council

Geographic location: Kensington

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