The Creston RCMP detachment is located at 421 16th Ave. S.

Creston RCMP calls include dumpster diver, stolen truck and trailer

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  • Mar. 22, 2016 9:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 67 calls for service from March 14-20, Staff Sgt. Darryl Hammond said on Monday.

March 14

•After receiving complaints about a barking dog on 10th Avenue North, police checked and found no one at the residence to care for it. The dog was taken to the Pet Adoption and Welfare Society for safekeeping.

•When police investigated a complaint about a dumpster diver at the Mallory Road landfill dropoff, they learned he is a professional diver from Nelson who makes a living travelling the Kootenays and pulling items of use or value from garbage bins.

•Police are investigating a report that a car crash several months ago was caused by an altercation between the driver and a passenger.

•A quantity of metal items, including appliances, was dumped illegally at the end of 32nd Avenue South.

•A flashing light reported on the mountain near Kitchener was determined to be from a radio tower.

•A possibly impaired driver was reported on Riverview Road but the vehicle was not located.

March 15

•A minor crash was reported in a Canyon Street parking lot.

•A check of several area RCMP detachments revealed that a reported missing semi driver was fine.

•A loud music complaint was received from 11th Avenue South.

•A hit and run from March 11 in the 1000 block of Northwest Boulevard was reported.

March 16

•A vehicle was reported to have passed others on a double solid line on Highway 21.

•A male in his 20s was reported to be checking a number of vehicles on Speers Road.

•Police assisted the Nelson Police Department by serving a warrant in the 12000 block of Highway 3A in connection with a mischief charge.

•A wallet found on 18th Avenue South was returned to the owner.

•A speeding driver stopped on Highway 3A near Lewis Bay was found to have a driving prohibition in place. He was served with the notice.

•A mudslide was reported near Arrow Creek Bridge on Highway 3.

•A concern for someone’s safety was reported after Facebook comments were published.

March 17

•A complaint about damage to a trailer on Jackson Street was resolved among neighbours without police intervention.

•No injuries resulted from a two-car collision on Canyon Street.

•Speed patrols on 16th Avenue South were requested.

•An intoxicated male reported to be at the door of a Yahk residence was located and arrested, then held overnight in police cells.

March 18

•A Cedar Street resident reported an angry male on the doorstep. He had gone when police arrived.

•An ex-boyfriend reported to be yelling at a Yahk residence left without causing harm.

•Police served a summons on behalf of the Canadian Revenue Agency.

•Police assisted a Saskatchewan RCMP investigation by visiting a Yahk residence where unwanted text messages were received.

•A resident complained about receiving unwanted religious pamphlets.

•A minor theft complaint was made by a Hillside Street resident.

•A high-speed chase ensued after a vehicle mirror was clipped by a passing vehicle on Highway 3 near Yahk. Both parties made complaints to police.

March 19

•An 11th Avenue North resident was reported to be playing loud music to annoy a neighbor.

•A Yahk resident reported being charged by a neighbour’s dog.

•Police forwarded a report about an unattended campfire to the local fire department.

•A male located on Northwest Boulevard was found to be in breach of court conditions. He now faces further charges.

March 20

•A Sinclair Road resident complained about a prank phone call from youths who seemed to have been drinking alcohol.

•A dead dog that had been shot was found near the Kidd Creek Forest Service Road.

•A truck and trailer that were reported stolen in Golden were located on Helen Street. Missing was a skid-steer that was also stolen.

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