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duke street October 13, 2011 11-156729 - Assault - At 4:30 p.m., police responded to the area of Albermarble Drive near Duke Street in Halifax. A dispute between a Metro Transit driver and motorist had occurred. Upon arrival, it was learned the motorist exited his vehicle and boarded the bus trying to strike the driver. The driver exited the bus and the male followed him striking him in the chest and threatening him. A citizen attempted to stop the male suspect by standing in front of his car. The male put the car in gear and struck the citizen knocking him to the ground. A 41-year-old male was charged and will appear in court to face several charges included uttering threats, assault and assault with a weapon.

5100 duke street April 26, 2010 10-57696- Indecent Act - At 10:05 a.m., police responded to a report of a man exposing himself in the washroom area of a building in the 5100 block of Duke Street in Halifax. The building was checked and the suspect was located on the third floor. A 34-year-old Halifax man was arrested and charged without incident for an Indecent Act and taken to court.

DUKE street & rocky lake drive September 7, 2009 09-132846 - Injury Motor Vehicle Accident - At 12:13 p.m., the driver of a motorcycle lost control of the vehicle while driving in the area of Rocky Lake Drive and Duke Street. The driver was transported to hospital with non life threatening injuries.

barrington & duke streets June 19, 2009 09-88467 - Injury Motor Vehicle Accident - At 11:13 p.m. a man was struck by a private chartered bus after running out into the street near the intersection of Barrington and Duke Streets, Halifax. The man was dragged a few feet. He was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

December 8, 2008 08-182302 - Injury Motor Vehicle Accident - At 12:57 p.m. a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Duke Street and Damascus Road. One driver required medical attention for a non life threatening injury.

duke street September 22, 2007 07-144444 - Bicycle Helmets Work! - At 3:15 a.m., a 29-year-old man was driving his bicycle down Duke Street when he lost control of the bike on wet pavement. He crashed the bike into the curb and garbage container at the corner of Argyle and Duke, knocking himself unconscious. He received a cut to his arm and broke at least one finger. Shortly after police arrival, the victim became alert and was taken to the QEII Hospital with not life threatening injuries. His bicycle helmet was badly damaged, but did its job of protecting the bicyclist’s head.

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January 27, 2007 13243 Weapons At 12:10 a.m., officers received a report that a male had been assaulted on Preston Street by a suspect who was armed with a handgun. Upon arrival the victim refused to cooperate. A white limousine that was originally at the crime scene was stopped on Duke Street shortly after the call, and a handgun was recovered from the vehicle which had 10 people inside. The investigation is continuing.

DUKE street & hollis streets September 12, 2006 06-122352 Pedestrian-Motor Vehicle Collision A traffic collision involving a pedestrian and motor vehicle occurred at the intersection of Duke and Hollis Streets at 9:30 a.m. A truck was stopped on Duke Street at 9:30 a.m. facing east. A passenger was exiting the rear and struck a 34-year-old woman cyclist who was also travelling east with the truck door which threw her into a patio post. She required minor injuries and did not require hospitalization. Citizens are reminded to check their surroundings when exiting a vehicle to prevent incidents like this from occurring.

duke street February 4, 2006 06-14236 Robbery 8:50 p.m. A male and female confronted two females , the area of Upper Water and Duke Street, demanding money. They indicated they had a weapon but none was seen. The victims gave them an amount of cash and the suspects fled the scene. The first suspect is described as a white male, 6'2, wearing a dark touque covering his eyes, and a long black coat. The second is described as a white female, 5'2, 160 lbs, dirty blond hair pulled into a ponytail, with a round freckly face, wearing a dark blue and yellow jacket.

duke street February 3, 2006 06-14264 Robbery 10:10 p.m. A male and female couple confronted another male and female couple , the area of Upper Water and Duke Street. The suspects attempted to steal the female's purse. A struggle ensued and eventually the suspects fled without having obtained anything. The matter is under investigation along with the previous incident at the same location.

duke street & BRUNSWICK Street March 17, 2005 10303- Attempted Robbery on Brunswick Street near Duke Street. At 12:50 a.m. a man was approached by a group of 5 males who attempted to steal his IPOD. The suspects indicated that they had a knife however none was seen. The victim was assaulted but the suspects failed to get any of his property. Police took a suspect into custody a short distance away. No charges were laid , relation to this incident and the matter is still under investigation.

duke st April 19, 2003 15493 Injury accident at Duke St and Barrington. Police were dispatched to this location at 12:08 pm after two cars collided. The 27 year old passenger , one of the vehicles appears to have suffered shoulder and hip trauma but the injuries are not life threatening. She was taken to the QE2 by ambulance for treatment.
Traffic was shut down for 25 minutes while the site could be cleared of debris and officers could do their investigation. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

131 duke st January 30, 2003 4169 Industrial accident at Strescon 131 Duke St Bedford. Police responded to this location at 3:32 pm after a call of a worker being injured by a truck at the scene. The employee was assisting with a large trailer used to transport steel girders when the trailer rolled over his legs. The injuries are described as serious but not life threatening. The 44 yr old male was taken to the QE2 for treatment. The Dept of Labor has been called , to investigate further.

September 8, 2002 36944 - Police responded to a bicycle accident at Barrington and Duke Streets at 9:38 p.m. The 20-year-old male cyclist was traveling down Duke Street at a high speed. He failed to stop at the red light at Barrington Street, then failed to negotiate the right turn onto Barrington Street. He struck the exterier wall of the CIBC building and was taken to hospital for treatment of lacerations to his face.

LAKE drive & duke street November 9, 2000 45180 - At 11:40AM police responded to a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Rockey Lake Drive and Duke Street. A dump truck and a cement truck collided after the cement truck driver failed to yield the right of way. Driver of the cement truck is charged with failing to yield the right of way.
July 21, 2000 28292 - A female pedestrian was struck by a cyclist while crossing at Brunswick and Duke Streets at 10:45 a.m. A ticket was issued the cyclist.
A very busy night for officers with large crowds attending Tall Ship festivities.

duke street July 6, 2000 25884 - Police responded to an industrial accident at the Champlain Building on Duke Street. An adult male received a shock after touching electrical wires. He was tkane to the QEII for treatment, the Dept. of Labour is investigating.