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Prince County RCMP report thefts, farm equipment rollover, damage to property

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Police occurrences from June 3 to 9

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. —

Editor's Note: A total of 107 occurrences were investigated by Prince District RCMP between June 3 and 9. The following is a list of some of the noteworthy incidents and investigations: 

Police respond to tractor rollover 
GRANVILLE – On June 4, around 3 p.m., East Prince RCMP received a call of a tractor rollover in Granville. The tractor lost power on a steep hill and rolled down approximately 100 meters through the trees. The 19-year-old male driver was injured and taken to hospital by ambulance and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Fatality caused by vehicle collision 
ROSEBANK – On June 6, around 5:30 p.m., West Prince RCMP Members responded to a two-vehicle crash that took place on Route 2 in Rosebank. The accident involved a sedan and a service van. As a result of the collision, the two occupants of the van were treated for minor injuries and the driver of the sedan, a 67-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
  
Truck stolen 
NEW ANNAN – On June 7, a report of a theft of a truck was reported to East Prince RCMP.  The theft is believed to have happened sometime between Monday, June 3, and Friday, June 7, from a residence in New Annan. The truck is described as a 2002 ¾ ton Ford F250, white in colour, with a wooden deck on the back, and a Bosch harness on the front for a snow plow. The investigation is continuing. 

Rowboat stolen 
STANLEY BRIDGE – On June 7, the theft of a 12-foot aluminum rowboat was reported to East Prince RCMP.  The victim reported the theft is believed to have happened sometime during the 2017-2018 winter season, from a property in Stanley Bridge. The investigation is continuing.

Man arrested for breach of undertaking 
LENNOX ISLAND – On June 9, around 3:30 a.m., members of East Prince RCMP Detachment were called to a residence in Lennox Island to investigate a complaint of an intoxicated 36-year old man damaging property. Upon arrival, police arrested the man without incident. He is facing charges of breaching conditions of an undertaking.  He was lodged at the Prince County jil and the investigation is continuing. 

Recaps and Reminders 
During this past week, Prince District RCMP received 26 traffic-related complaints. These complaints mostly pertained to vehicles alleged to be driving erratically and speeding, as well as reports of traffic hazards on the roadway. RCMP will be continuing to conduct checkpoints throughout June, in various communities across Prince District, targeting cell phone 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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