Calls for Creston RCMP include car accidents, intoxication

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  • Feb. 19, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 65 calls for service from Feb. 10-16, clerk Chris Harland said on Monday.

February 10

•Police were notified when emergency health services received a call about a male in distress, possibly due to a drug overdose. He was taken to hospital for treatment.

•A traffic violation ticket was issued after a complaint about a driver in the 2900 block of Erickson Road.

•Minor damage resulted from a collision on Feb. 7 on 11th Avenue South at Cook Street.

•When police were called to a dispute between brothers on Riverview Road, one had left the scene.

•When police located a driver reported to be possibly impaired, they found no evidence to substantiate the report.

•No injuries were reported after a single vehicle accident in Kingsgate in icy road conditions.

February 11

•A Kia van slid off Wynndel Road in icy conditions and the occupants sustained minor injuries.

•No injuries resulted when a vehicle went into the ditch on Highway 3 in Yahk.

•Police were on hand to keep the peace while a town bylaw officer served a warning at a residence.

•An 82-year-old woman died suddenly in her home in the 1900 block of Erickson Road. Circumstances are not considered suspicious.

February 12

•A vehicle was rear-ended on Highway 3A, 20 kilometres south of Crawford Bay in icy conditions.

•A Lakeview-Arrow Creek Road resident complained about a neighbour’s vehicle blocking a driveway.

•One in a group of intoxicated females in the 700 block of Hillside Street reported being assaulted, but she refused to co-operate in an investigation on the following day.

February 13

•Subjects who might have been trying to steal a vehicle on Collis Street fled when confronted by a female.

•A store in Riondel was entered through a smashed front window and thieves stole cigarettes and alcohol. The vehicle they are believed to have escaped in was later found abandoned on Goat River Road.

•Police were called to the 1100 block of Erickson Road to help emergency health services with a patient.

•Several vehicles, most unlocked, were rummaged through in the 700 block of Devon Street. Thieves made off with a flashlight and CB radio from one vehicle and about $40 in coins from another.

•A female reported being threatened by a male on Northwest Boulevard.

•A medical office on Canyon Street reported receiving threatening telephone calls.

•A wallet found in a Cook Street parking lot was returned to its owner.

•A driver reported to be possibly im-paired on Highway 21 was not located by police.

•A male who refused to get out of a vehicle parked in the 3500 block of 24th Street was eventually removed from the vehicle and arrested for his own safety. After a night in police cells he was released on conditions and taken to hospital by a relative.

February 14

•Three intoxicated males who were reported to be fighting on Seventh Avenue and Pine Street were not located by police.

•In a possibly related incident, a male and female were reported to be arguing on the street in the 400 block of Eighth Avenue South. Police did not locate them, but a suspect invited them into his home and no other people were found.

February 15

•Two toolboxes were stolen from a parked vehicle in the 1100 block of Cook Street. A suspect was identified from a surveillance videotape and confessed to the theft when confronted by police. He returned the goods and the owner did not want further action taken.

•A person reported missing from a Cory Road residence was later found in another location.

February 16

•A 61-year-old female died suddenly in her home in the 400 block of 20th Avenue South. The death is not considered suspicious.

•A female driver who was stopped for driving 105 km/h in an 80 km/h zone on Nick’s Island Road South showed signs of impairment. She failed a roadside breath test and was issued a 90-day driving suspension. Her vehicle was towed and impounded for 30 days.