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

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

Calls for Creston RCMP include neighbour stealing ladder

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  • Dec. 11, 2013 5:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 52 calls from Dec. 2-8, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Monday.

December 2

•A car struck a dog on Erickson Road.

•Police were unable to trace the source of a 911 call from a phone registered to a Cavell Street address.

•A driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries after a single vehicle accident on Canyon-Lister Road.

•No injuries resulted when a vehicle went into a ditch on Highway 3A.

•A silver vehicle was reported to be doing donuts on an icy Hillside Street.

December 3

•When a female made a complaint about being threatened by a male, it was determined that the alleged incident took place in Cranbrook and it was referred to RCMP there.

•A female reported to be banging on doors and windows on Fifth Avenue North was gone when police arrived.

•An Ibbitson Street resident watched a neighbor carry away a ladder, then called police to report the incident as a theft.

•A complaint was received about youth entering a cabin without permission on Shorty Creek Forest Service Road.

•A boy’s bike with mongoose bars was turned into the police station and can be claimed by the owner.

•An erratic driver on Kitchener Airport Road will be sent a warning letter.

December 4

•A report came in from 19th Avenue South about a possible case of elder abuse.

•An intoxicated male fell off his pedal scooter on Hillside Street but refused the help of bystanders. He was gone when police arrived.

•Some old ammunition was dropped off at the police station to be destroyed.

•When police attended a Dogwood Street call, they found all parties involved were intoxicated.

December 5

•A female retrieved her possessions from an Elm Street residence while police attended to keep the peace.

•A 96-year-old male was reported to be outside near Cook Street on an icy hill. When police located him he was OK.

•An Ash Street male turned himself in on an outstanding warrant.

•A vehicle went into a ditch off 26th Avenue while doing donuts on an icy road. The two occupants who remained in the vehicle until police arrived refused to identify the driver, who had left the scene.

December 6

•When ambulance personnel arrived at a Pine Street residence, they could see someone lying on the floor. They called police to force the door open so they could enter.

•A possible breach of no-contact conditions was reported from Cook Street.

•A well-being check on a female resident of Trader Road in Yahk revealed that she was OK.

•A motorhome reported to be driving erratically on Highway 3 in Creston was not located.

•A Beam Road resident called to complain about a telemarketer.

•No sign of entry could be found at a Birch Street residence after an intruder alarm went off.

December 7

•No injuries resulted when a vehicle went off Lloyd Road in icy conditions.

December 8

•An intoxicated female on Wenger Road called police because she wanted them to arrest her intoxicated husband, not because of an assault, just on general principles.

•A vehicle reported as having crashed and been abandoned on Highway 3A was found to have been stolen in Castlegar.

•A break and entry to a Sanca residence near Highway 3A netted thieves some jewelry and a firearm. This is one of a series of break-ins that police suspect are being done by someone living in the area and residents are urged to secure their vehicles and homes, and to report any suspicious activity.

•A vehicle was stolen from the Destiny Bay area.

•Police were asked to conduct a well-being check on a Fifth Avenue South resident, who was found in need of medical care and transported to the hospital.

•An intoxicated female on Vancouver Street called to say she wanted her intoxicated husband ejected from the home. He left to stay at another home when police arrived.