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

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

Calls for Creston RCMP include intoxicated male and female

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  • Feb. 20, 2013 9:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 60 calls for service from Feb. 11-17, Cpl. Monty Taylor said on Monday.

February 11

•When police responded to a 911 call, the resident had no idea how the call was made.

•A well-being check on a Kitchener female was conducted at the request of her spouse. She was fine.

February 12

•An intoxicated male who was causing a disturbance in his home was arrested for breaching the peace and held in cells until sober, then released without charges.

•When an intoxicated female who was sleeping on a Canyon Street bench was taken into custody, police determined she was wanted in Merritt on an arrest warrant. After two hours of paperwork, RCMP members were informed by Crown counsel that an arrest and charges would not be pursued.

•A female complained about receiving unwanted text messages from an ex-boyfriend.

February 13

•No injuries were reported after a vehicle collided with a deer on Highway 3A.

•Creston RCMP served subpoenas on behalf of Fernie and Nakusp police to residents on Clayton Road and Lakeview-Arrow Creek Road, respectively. Coincidentally, both involved assault cases.

•When police located the driver of a semi who drove past the Canada customs checkpoint at Rykerts, he explained that he had been refused entry to the U.S. and didn’t realize he had to stop at the checkpoint when he turned around.

•An ornamental piece of a steel railing at Crestview Estates was cut off by a thief or vandal.

•An elderly driver hit the gas instead of the brake pedal and drove into the rear of a Canyon Street building. No injuries resulted.

•A female reclaiming an item that she had pawned at a Canyon Street business two years ago fled without paying. The investigation continues.

•A rear window of a car parked in the 1000 block of Northwest Boulevard was smashed.

February 14

•A female who was standing in a grocery store checkout line was struck by a motorized scooter and was taken to hospital for treatment. The 72-year-old scooter driver said the throttle stuck.

•The aggressor in a physical altercation between two truck drivers arguing about a parking spot on 32nd Avenue was given a verbal warning at the request of his counterpart.

•A Peterman Road resident complained that a small black car with a loud muffler routinely arrives in front of her home, idling for long periods between 1:30 and 3 a.m.

•Two complaints were made from Sixth Avenue residents who report late evening visits from a young man claiming to be conducting an asthma survey, promising respondents a chance at a $500 prize. The man was located and told to stop making house calls at night.

•A male reportedly assaulted by his Dogwood Street neighbour needed medical treatment. The investigation continues.

February 15

•A male who was reported to be disturbing neighbours was arrested under the Mental Health Act after admitting he was not taking his medication. He was taken to hospital. Eight hours later the hospital reported he had left. The man was apprehended once again and returned to the hospital.

•A male in his 20s was reported to be going door-to-door in the 2100 block of Cook Street, asking for personal and financial information in return for shopping spree vouchers, which police believe are not legitimate.

•Another in a series of ongoing complaints about drivers passing stopped school buses in front of Adam Robertson Elementary School was received.

•A male who broke a rear window of a car parked at a Highway 3A pub after an altercation inside the pub will make restitution for the damage.

•Minor damage was reported when an oncoming vehicle struck a car exiting a parking lot onto Highway 21.

•An Ibbitson Street female reported that she made an online application to work as a nanny in the United Kingdom, then received a message asking for personal information and money.

•No emergency was found when police responded to a 911 call from the 1800 block of Elm Street.

•A 31-year-old Calgary male who refused to take a roadside alcohol test when he drove his Jeep into a ditch on Highway 3 near Kitchener was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

February 16

•The death of a 28-year-old female on Okell Road is being investigated by the coroner’s office. Foul play is not suspected.

•Police are investigating a sideswipe collision in the 16000 block of Highway 3A in Crawford Bay.

•RCMP made a nighttime drive to check out a 911 call from Riondel, only to find that the residence connected to the telephone number was torn down previously. Telus suspects a telephone line problem.

•A female who complained about loud music from an Elsie Holmes Road residence said she was threatened by her neighbour, who denied making threats.

February 17

•A male who had consumed alcohol before arriving at the Rykerts border crossing was issued a 24-hour driving prohibition.

•Police are investigating an Edmonton male who allegedly tried to enter Canada at the Kingsgate border crossing with child pornography. Computers and other material were seized for examination.

•Reported flares on Thompson Mountain turned out to be fireworks.

•A business owner reported losing a wireless debit/credit card machine in the parking lot of the Creston Valley Mall. Anyone with information about the machine is asked to contact the RCMP.