Take care to avoid 9-1-1 error calls

  • Apr. 19, 2011 6:00 a.m.

The following represents a sample of some of the 9-1-1 calls received from the Bentley area in the last month.

RCMP are required to investigate all 9-1-1 calls. Take care when dialing to avoid calling 9-1-1 in error.

Feb. 26 – 1:15 p.m. A 9-1-1 hang up call came from the Curling Club in Bentley. Members attended and determined 9-1-1 was called in error.

Feb. 27 – 12 a.m. A 9-1-1 hang up call came from a bar in Bentley. Members attended and were advised that the number was dialled in error. There were no issues at the location.

Feb. 28 – 10:24 p.m. A 9-1-1 hang up came from a residence in Bentley. 9-1-1 was called in error.

3:09 p.m. – A 9-1-1 hang up came from a business in Bentley. Members spoke to the staff and 9-1-1 was called in error.

March 11 – 5:31 a.m. 9-1-1 was called from a cellphone in Bentley. The owner of the phone had pocket dialed 9-1-1.

March 14 – 6:56 p.m. A 9-1-1 call of a single vehicle accident in Bentley was received. The driver was issued a violation ticket. There were no injuries.

March 27 – 7:23 a.m. A 9-1-1 call of a single vehicle rollover on the Aspelund Road south of Bentley. There were no injuries. Collision occurred due to icy road conditions.

8:53 a.m. A 9-1-1call of a traffic collision on Aspelund Road. Still under investigation.

Mar. 29 – 3:39 p.m. Received a 9-1-1 call to a collapse of a garage at a condo unit in Bentley. No injuries, only property damage. Cause determined to be heavy snow.