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

Calls for Creston RCMP include jewelry theft, noisy dogs, cheque fraud

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  • Oct. 6, 2015 6:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 68 calls for service from Sept. 28-Oct. 4, Staff Sgt. Darryl Hammond said on Monday.

September 28

•A deer had to be destroyed in the 2700 block of Highway 3.

•Minor damage occurred in a collision on 10th Avenue North.

•Minor injuries to a dog and people were reported when a dog attacked them in the 5000 block of Highway 3A.

•A neighbour’s dog was caught when it attacked chickens at a Quinton Road property.

•A theft of jewelry was reported in the 11300 block of Highway 3A.

•Police received a complaint that fireworks were being set off near Seventh Avenue North.

September 29

•An alarm at a 25th Avenue South residence indicated a break-in but no apparent theft was noted.

•A vehicle was reported abandoned at the airport.

•Evans Road neighbours got into a dispute over noisy dogs.

•Shots were reported near Highway 3A in Wynndel.

•A male has been arrested and charges are pending following a sexual assault in Erickson.

September 30

•A bicycle was stolen in the 1400 block of Canyon Street.

•Police were called to a family dispute in Wynndel.

•No injuries were reported after a collision in the 1800 block of Highway 3A.

•A vehicle was scraped by a passing vehicle on Highway 3/95.

•Shots were fired in the Ainsworth Avenue area in Riondel.

October 1

•Police assisted Trail RCMP in conducting a well-being check after a domestic incident.

•A Sixth Avenue North resident reported people in the yard at 2:30 a.m.

•Thieves stole cash during a break-in to a business on Northwest Boulevard.

•Police were on hand to keep the peace while a ticket was served under the Tobacco Act.

•A cow was at large in the 6100 block of Highway 3A.

•The theft of buoys and damage to others was reported in the 13000 block of Highway 3A.

•A fraud was reported by an Erickson business after a person cashed cheques without authorization.

October 2

•A stranded motorist was reported on Highway 3A near Sirdar.

•A motorcyclist was taken to hospital after his bike collided with a deer on Highway 3A near Lakeview.

•Police were called about a landlord-tenant dispute in Kitchener.

•An abandoned vehicle was reported at Pilot Bay.

•Police received a complaint about an aggressive driver on Canyon Street.

•A minor collision occurred in a Canyon Street parking lot.

•Police were called to a neighbours’ dispute on 20th Avenue South.

October 3

•A dispute about the sale and treatment of puppies on 11th Avenue North required police attention.

•A vehicle was reported to have gone into a ditch near Kootenay River on Speers Road, possibly the result of impaired driving. However, the driver was not located until later and police could not lay charges.

•Shots were fired in the 11th Avenue South area.

•Rocks were thrown at a car on 11th Avenue North.

•A neighbours’ dispute broke out in Wynndel after a person threatened to shoot a dog found wandering on his property.

•A recipient of a phone call purportedly from Revenue Canada asked for a call back, then went to the RCMP station. When the scam artist called, the complainant passed to the phone to a police officer. The caller hung up.

•A domestic incident involving harassment was reported on 35th Avenue South.

October 4

•A domestic incident was reported from the hospital.

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