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A busy 24 hours for Corner Brook RNC

Corner Brook RNC.


Two thefts, a traffic stop, and a disturbance at a local business were among thw 38 calls for service the Corner Brook RNC responded to between 4 a.m. Thursday and 4 a.m. Friday.

At 10:27 a.m. on Thursday, the RNC was called to a report of a theft at a business on Maple Valley Road. Two women were seen stealing merchandise from the business and police say the matter is still under investigation.

Later, at 4:42 p.m., the RNC received another report of a theft, this time from a business on Mount Bernard Avenue. A woman was observed stealing merchandise from the business and this incident is also still under investigation.

At 9:06 p.m., RNC patrol services stopped a vehicle on O’Connell Drive after it failed to stop at a stop sign. During the traffic stop, police determined the vehicle was not insured and had not been registered since 2015. The vehicle was towed from the area.

At 11:56 p.m., police responded to a disturbance at a business in the Townsite where it had been reported a woman had been assaulted. As officers on scene attempted to investigate the matter, an intoxicated man in the area continued to impede their investigation. The man was detained under the Detention of Intoxicated Persons Act and held at Corner Brook Lockup until sober.

The disturbance remains under investigation.

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