Break-ins top this week’s calls for Creston RCMP

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  • Oct. 16, 2013 9:00 a.m.

Several apparently unrelated break and entries dominated police activities from Oct. 7-13, a week that saw Creston RCMP respond to 65 calls for service, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Tuesday.

October 7

•The owner of some found property, which included ID cards, found on Valleyview Drive, has been contacted.

•When police spoke to a person described as an unwanted guest on Ibbitson Street, he agreed not to return to the residence.

•A Stihl chainsaw was stolen during a break-in to a shed on Simmons Road in the past couple of weeks.

•The owners of two dogs reported to be chasing horses on Lakeview-Arrow Creek Road were spoken to.

•A Craftsman riding mower was stolen from a residence on Nick’s Island South Road.

•A suspicious male, soaking wet and talking to himself, was reported carrying a duffle bag on Highway 3 near Summit Creek Bridge but police were unable to locate him.

•Police attended a Fifth Avenue North resident to help transport a patient to hospital.

October 8

•A 20th Street resident reported concerns about a Kijiji purchase.

•Eighty-five marijuana plants had already been harvested from an outdoor grow op near the Sanca Creek Forest Service Road when police arrived. They removed related paraphernalia.

•A historical sexual assault report from Centre Road is being investigated.

•Two outdoor grow-ops in the Sanca Creek area were taken down, one with 129 plants and the other with 131.

•A break-in sometime in the summer in Boswell is believed to be related to the series of break and entries, the perpetrator of which was arrested, charged and convicted.

•A fight involving two intoxicated friends on 11th Avenue North was resolved before police arrived on the scene.

October 8

•Police arrested a subject on 20th Avenue under the Mental Health Act and he was transported to hospital.

•A Teetzel Road resident was found in breach of probation by possessing a knife.

•The vehicle was gone and the deer was dead when police arrived on Highway 21 South to investigate a reported collision.

•A pedestrian sustained minor injuries when struck by a vehicle on Canyon Street.

•Police were unable to locate a suspicious male wearing a camouflage hoodie who was reported to be in a backyard on Beam Road.

October 10

•Minor injuries resulted when a left-turning vehicle was rear-ended on Highway 3.

•In a break and entry to a seasonal home on Corey Road, thieves made off with two Husqvarna chainsaws, a 32-inch flat screen TV, three long bows and some liquor.

October 11

•Police determined that a reported collision with another vehicle was really with a concrete barrier on Canyon Street.

•A neighbours’ dispute broke out on Nick’s Island North Road over possession of a calf.

•Thieves made off with prescription pills and some rolls of quarters in a break-in to a Highway 3 residence.

•Police were called about an ongoing easement dispute between neighbours on Erickson Road.

•A Highway 3 resident reported receiving a harassing message left in an envelope on a vehicle. The message read, “Have a happy Thanksgiving.”

•A theft under $5,000 was reported at a Vancouver Street residence.

•An unidentified object was used to break a picture window of a Third Avenue South residence.

•When police responded to an anonymous call about a domestic dispute on Helen Street, a female admitted using pepper spray on a male, who was gone when they arrived. He has not been located.

•Responding to a complaint about a loud party on 40th Avenue, police found three people on a porch smoking a cigarette.

October 12

•Police investigated a dispute between a male and female on Cook Street but neither would co-operate. The male was arrested and later released with a promise to appear in court and a no-contact order.

•A red vehicle reported to be driving on Highway 3 with two elderly female occupants and no licence plates was not located.

•A complaint about a child custody issue was received in an ongoing Elm Street dispute.

•A vacant mobile home on Corn Creek Road was broken into.

•A reported break and entry on Seventh Avenue turned out to be some friends of the owner leaving the house.

•Patrolling police stopped a vehicle on Vancouver Street after it went through a stop sign. The driver failed a roadside screening device test and was suspended from driving for 90 days. The vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

•Police assisted emergency health services personnel in transporting a patient to hospital.

•When a patrol car saw a driver squealing tires on Canyon Street, the officer stopped the vehicle. The driver was issued a ticket for stunting and an order to replace his bald rear tires.

October 13

•Eggs were thrown at a house on Third Avenue South, hitting the window that was broken two days earlier.

•A report of a pair of aggressive dogs running loose on Alder Street was referred to the town bylaw department.

•An intoxicated male was arrested on Duck Lake Road for causing a disturbance.

•A tent in the backyard of a 40th Street residence hadn’t been used for a few days and was then found to have a needle and cigarette butts inside.

•The vacant Pioneer Villa property on Ash Street was broken into. It is unknown whether anything was stolen.

•Threatening text messages were reported by a Hillside Street resident.