The Creston RCMP detachment is located on 16th Avenue South.

Calls for Creston RCMP include neighbours’ dispute, well-being checks

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  • Sep. 23, 2013 11:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 68 calls for service from Sept. 16-22, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Monday.

September 16

•Police were called about a dispute between Cedar Street neighbours, caused by one taking exception to how close to the property line the other one parks.

•When police responded to a call about a semi parked in a driving lane on Highway 3, the driver moved it upon request.

•A car seat/stroller was found near the Kuskanook boat ramp.

•A well-being check on a teenage girl on Meadow Creek Road indicated she is fine.

•The extent of thefts has not been determined after a break and enter at a Peterman Road residence.

•A black vehicle from Alberta was reported to have passed another vehicle dangerously on Pine Street.

•A cashbox containing receipts, possibly from a garage sale, was found on Selkirk Drive.

•Police were called about a dispute on Seventh Avenue South about the exchange of a power tool for drugs.

•When police attended an Elm Street residence to assist with a medical emergency, the mother of the patient assaulted an officer. She was arrested and police are recommending criminal charges.

September 17

•A Honda 3000 generator and a car trailer were stolen from near the Highway 3/3A junction. A light-coloured pickup was seen leaving the area.

•Police attended an Elm Street residence to assist with a medical emergency.

•A vehicle rolled over in a ditch on Topaz Creek Forest Service Road when the female driver swerved to avoid a bear. No injuries were reported.

•A driver swerved around a vehicle stopped at a crosswalk on Northwest Boulevard. The driver has been sent a warning letter.

•A Devon Street resident brought police a fraudulent letter with instructions on how to collect $5.7 million.

•A Nebraska crisis line reported getting a call from someone on First Avenue North. Police did a well-being check and found no problems.

•A hunter reported missing in the Lafrance Creek area emerged safely before search and rescue volunteers set out.

September 18

•Police assisted the Regional District of Central Kootenay bylaw department in serving documents to a Highway 3 residence.

•Elderly Frisbee players on 10th Avenue North reported the theft of a Sony boom box.

•Police were able to locate a driver reported to be possibly impaired on Lakeview-Arrow Creek Road. He was not impaired.

September 19

•A Highway 3 business reported a male was harassing an employee.

•A male was reported to be making phone threats to a McMurtry Road residence.

•A driver and flagperson on Highway 3 each complained about the other, but no criminal offense took place.

•Police assisted a Highway 3A person with a medical issue to get to the hospital.

•A female who has been banned from the community complex got into a dispute with employees when asked to leave.

•A motorcycle and driver were not located when police responded to a report of an accident on Highway 3A.

September 20

•A complaint about Facebook comments came from Northwest Boulevard.

•Tools were stolen from a barn on Highway 3/95.

•The owner of a Goat Mountain property on which someone was making dirt bike jumps was threatened when he tried to stop the construction.

•A Sony CD-cassette player was found on Canyon Street.

•A check on the well-being of a female on 22nd Avenue South revealed she is OK.

•A reported planned fight on the community complex grounds was reported to be cancelled shortly afterward. Police haven’t been informed if the match has been rescheduled.

•A dispute between Dogwood Street neighbours was attributed to an argument about stray dogs.

September 21

•An intoxicated male did the sensible thing and went home to sleep it off. Unfortunately, he went into the wrong 11th Avenue house to crash.

•A person reported to be acting suspiciously near the U.S. border at Porthill was found to be photographing birds.

•A local resident agreed to purchase a horse over the Internet for $500. She then received instructions to send $1,850 for shipping or she would be reported to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for abandoning the animal.

September 22

•Three males, one wearing a dark hoodie, were reported to be going through vehicles on 10th Avenue North. They were not located.

•A complaint about barking dogs came from a Highway 3 resident.

•Two males, wearing a dark hoodie and checkered hoodie, were reported going through vehicles on Masuch Road. They were driving a small dark pickup.

•Two males who reportedly paddled a kayak across the border into Canada on the Kootenay River were not located.

•Attempting to pick up a dropped cellphone caused a driver to lose control of his vehicle and roll down a ditch on Sanca Road. No injuries resulted.

•A male was throwing rocks at his wife’s truck in a domestic dispute on Highway 3/95.


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