Friday, August 7, 2009


Charges are pending following a domestic incident that turned into a standoff with RCMP yesterday afternoon. The Mounties Emergency Response Team and local officers responded to a 9-1-1 domestic call to a bungalow in Newcombville around 2:30 p.m. Staff Sgt. Mark Furey says twhen they arrived on scene they were able to secure the safety of the female occupant of the home. The male barricaded himself in the residence. The ERT, police negotiators, local officers and a police service dog remainded on the scene until 1:45 in the morning. ERT officers entered the home and arrested the male resident without incident. Highway 325 was closed to traffic for almost 12 hours. The individual remains in custody pending further investigtion.

Police Files

Bridgewater Police investigating a number of complaints of property damage. On August 4th, between 8 and 10 p.m. a silver vehicle was keyed in the area of 215 King Street. Between August 1st and 2nd, a vehicle was damaged while parked on Olympiad Avenue. That incident happened between 11:30 p.m. and 8am. There was also damage done to mailboxes at 65 Marie Avenue sometime overnight of July 28th and 29th. And during the early morning hours of July 24th, unidentified teens threw eggs at a residence on Nauss Avenue.