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P.E.I. RCMP respond to 93 occurrences in Prince County Dec. 17-23

RCMP. - Sara Ericsson

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. - Editor’s note: These briefs were prepared with information provided by Prince District RCMP. Officers investigated 93 occurrences between Dec. 17 and 23.

Computer, welding materials taken from business

Several items are missing after a business in Kelvin Grove was broken into last Sunday night.

East Prince RCMP responded to a break and enter at Bulger Automotive early Dec. 17.

The caller said the incident happened sometime between 8 p.m. Dec. 16 and 7:30 a.m. Dec. 17.

A Mac computer, a welder and an argon gas tank are missing. RCMP are investigating. 

Fuel theft

East Prince RCMP are investigating an alleged theft of around 3,000 litres of diesel fuel from a Freetown business. 

Police responded to the business Dec. 19 around 5:45 p.m. The Ident Unit of RCMP is assisting with the investigation.

All clear at checkstop

Drivers in Borden-Carleton were routed through two RCMP checkstops last week.

Starting at 8:45 a.m. on Dec. 19, East Prince RCMP checked approximately 60 vehicles on Route 1. About 35 vehicles were stopped at the same location starting at 10 p.m. Dec. 20.

Police were checking for impaired driving and provincial Highway Traffic Act violations.

No charges or warnings were issued at either checkstop.

No injuries in Bedeque rollover

A man is uninjured after police found him in his vehicle after it left the road in Bedeque.

An RCMP officer on patrol stopped when they found a car on its side Dec. 20 around 10:45 p.m.

Road conditions were slippery at the time. The vehicle was towed.

Keeping an eye on traffic

From Dec. 17 to 23, Prince District RCMP received 19 traffic-related complaints.

The majority of complaints were for vehicles being driven erratically, speeding and reports of traffic hazards on the roadway.  

RCMP will continue to conduct checkpoints around Prince County for the remainder of December. Police are targeting cellphone use, seat belts, distracted driving and impaired driving.

Anyone with information regarding these investigations or other criminal activity is asked to call the RCMP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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