File # 2016-465255- Aggravated Assault, Criminal Negligence Causing Bodily Harm and Failing to Provide the Necessities of Life.
On July 14th, 2016, Bridgewater Police Service charged a 21 year old male and a 22 year old female from Bridgewater, in relation to an alleged child abuse investigation.
The charges are as a result of a three month police investigation conducted into serious injuries sustained to a baby.
Both the male and female have been charged with one count of Aggravated Assault, one count of Criminal Negligence Causing Bodily Harm and one count of Failing to Provide the Necessities of Life.
The accused and the victim were all known to each other however, police are not releasing the names of the accused to protect the identity of the victim.
Both accused appeared in Bridgewater Court on July 14th, 2016 and have been released from custody pending their next court appearance on August 10th, 2016.
File # 2015-549107- Possession/Distributing Child Pornography, Distributing intimate images without consent
Bridgewater Police Service have charged six male youth with Distributing Intimate Images Without Consent as well as Possessing and Distributing Child Pornography.
Four, fifteen year old Bridgewater area youth and two, eighteen year old Bridgewater area youth were arrested and charged following a thirteen month long investigation by members of the Bridgewater Police Service General Investigation Section.
Over twenty female youth were identified during the investigation as allegedly having their intimate images shared without their consent and distributed to an online file sharing service.
The male youth have been released from custody and are expected to appear in Bridgewater Youth Court on August 17th, 2016 at 11 AM.
July 6th 2016, Bridgewater Nova Scotia...Police charge two females with drug charges relating to Marihuana, Cocaine and Oxycodone.
On July 4th 2016, the South Shore Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit arrested five individuals during a targeted traffic stop in the Town of Bridgewater. A quantity of Marihuana, Oxycodone and Cocaine was seized along with a quantity of cash. The South Shore Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit was assisted by members of the Bridgewater Police Service and Criminal Intelligence Service of Nova Scotia.
Samantha Marie Wamboldt and Brianna Leigh Stoddard, both 21 of Halifax, Nova Scotia have been charged with the following offences:
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Marihuana contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Oxycodone contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Cocaine, contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
- Trafficking Marihuana, Section 5(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Samantha Wamboldt and Brianna Stoddard are scheduled to appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on October 5th 2016.
Note to media: The South Shore Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit is comprised of members of Lunenburg District RCMP and Bridgewater Police Service.