Kensington police respond to 85 calls in May

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Kensington firefighters called out six times

KENSINGTON – Kensington police responded to 85 calls during the month of May.

Kensington Police Service. File photo


Topping the list was 19 calls for public assistance followed by the issuance of summary offense tickets at 15.

Police were called out 11 times to investigate violations of the Highway Traffic Act and three occurrences for impaired drivers.

Following is the complete list of May calls: information files  - three; liquor offences – three; motor vehicle accidents – three; reports of missing persons – three; alarms – three; harassing phone calls – two; Mental Health Act – two; municipal bylaws – two; property checks – two; suspicious person or vehicles – two – 911 Act – two; trespass by night – two; fraud – one; lost and found – one; integrated traffic enforcement – one; assaults – one; Coroner’s Act – one; dangerous driving – one; Dog Act – one; failure to comply with an undertaking – one.

Police also issued six Highway Traffic Act warnings and logged eight hours of foot patrols.

Kensington firefighters were called out eight times during the month of May.

On May 8, three trucks and 11 men were dispatched to a possible structure fire on Woodleigh Drive.

Three trucks and 15 firefighters were sent to put out a brush fire in Wilmot Valley on May 13.

On May 22 three trucks and 10 men were dispatched to a tractor fire in Springfield and on May 26, two trucks and 12 firefighters responded to a flu fire in Darnley.

Two trucks and nine men were sent out to Hamilton on a false alarm on May 28 and the following day, two trucks and 11 firefighters were dispatched to a camper fire in New Annan.


Geographic location: Kensington, Wilmot Valley, Springfield Darnley New Annan

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