Tuesday September 11th 2018
Rain beginning this morning. Up 15mm of rain. High 20.
A man who claims he saw the fatal attack on Chelsie Probert says he thought the 17 year old boy accused of murdering her was putting on an act when he talked about robbing strangers that night. He told the court that Probert was attacked with a corkscrew & a knife. Probert was 18 when she died after being stabbed in Farrell Street Park in Dartmouth in June of last year.
Police have a man in custody after an assault in Fairview on the weekend. 32 year old Josh Zinck assaulted another man with a knife on Frederick Ave. Saturday night, which sent him to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Zinck was arrested and is facing several charges.
Residents in Oxford are concerned with the coming rain that a nearly 40 metre wide sinkhole could grow & creep toward the main road. The sinkhole started as a small indentation near the town’s Lions Club, but it suddenly opened up August 20th when the ground under it collapsed. If conditions worsen, officials suggest residents consider using alternate routes to access the highway.