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

Calls for Creston RCMP include theft, noise, fraud

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  • Jun. 1, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 66 calls for service from May 25-31, Cpl. Gerry Sliworsky said on Monday.

May 25

•When police attended to a landlord-tenant dispute regarding an eviction on Birch Street, they advised those involved to follow regulations set out in the Residential Tenancy Act.

•Police are investigating an allegation of parental abuse on Cook Street.

•Police located a driver reported to be possibly impaired. He had not been consuming alcohol and told police he was tired.

•A yellow two-foot by four-foot steel gate was stolen from the back of a highways maintenance vehicle on Northwest Boulevard.

•A ticket was issued when police were called to an Erickson Road property to investigate a complaint about the use of orchard equipment.

•The owner of a riding mower on Erickson Road suspects the keys were stolen from its ignition.

•Police were called to check out a noisy party in West Creston.

May 26

•Following a reported assault involving family members on Hillside Street, police referred the incident to the appropriate provincial ministry.

•A reported theft on Cook Street turned out be the result of a civil dispute between a couple that is breaking up.

•Police checked on a driver who was reported to be suspicious, parking regularly in Centennial Park. No criminal intent was noted.

•A Samsung Galaxy S3 cellphone found in Millennium Park was turned into the police station.

•A hat, coat and wallet containing ID were found on 26th Avenue North. The local owner is being sought.

•An iPhone 5 was lost in Wynndel.

•A patient reported missing from a care facility was found unharmed a short time after the report was made.

•Police are investigating an alleged fraudulent transfer of bank funds.

May 27

•A missing Riondel youth was located in Nelson.

•Police attended a Riverview Road residence to keep the peace during the eviction of a squatter.

•A driver who said he had reached down to grab his wallet lost control of his semi, which rolled over in a ditch on Highway 95 near Kingsgate.

•A handicapped parking permit was stolen from a vehicle on Cook Street.

•A possibly suicidal person was located and transported to hospital for assessment.

•Provincial ministry authorities have become involved in the investigation of an alleged assault involving a father and son on Ash Street.

•The owner of a phone that made a 911 call from the Birch Street area doesn’t know how the number was called.

May 28

•When police responded to a report of a possible assault on Birch Street they found both residents intoxicated. After an investigation, no charges were laid.

•A Vancouver Street resident reported a neighbour’s home was being broken into. Attending police determined that the suspect was the homeowner, who had locked himself out and had to crawl in through a window.

•A smashed window provided thieves with entrance to a pickup truck on Scott Street, where they stole a Sony camera, Leopold binoculars, Visa card, Mastercraft toolbox and siphoned gas. An apparent attempt to gain entry to the house was unsuccessful.

•Police attended a Seventh Avenue North residence to assist Cranbrook RCMP with the investigation of a sexual assault.

•Under investigation is a series of unwanted text messages to an 11th Avenue South resident.

•A possible dog theft was reported on Lower Wynndel Road.

•Police served a subpoena at a 38th Street residence.

•When a man reported that his daughter was experiencing mental health issues, she was located and taken to hospital for assessment without resisting.

•A Sirdar resident reported transferring money to an unknown person after being told he had won a lottery but would have to prepay the taxes. The case has been reported to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.

•A reported assault of a female by a male on Dogwood Street is being investigated.

•Police received a complaint about a noisy party on Elm Street.

May 29

•The theft two years ago of a large amethyst stone from a Canyon Street business was solved when the owner saw the stone in a home. It has been returned to the rightful owner.

•Police are investigating a domestic dispute on Hillside Street.

•A possibly impaired driver on Canyon Street was not located.

•Police are investigating the possibility of charges after an intoxicated male was arrested on Highway 21 for breaching probation conditions. He was arrested and held overnight before being released.

May 30

•A vehicle collided with a deer on Highway 95 near Kingsgate.

•Police continue to try to locate the dialer of a 911 call from the Birch Street area.

•A wallet found on Northwest Boulevard will be returned to the owner.

•The investigation continues after police were called to a dispute between a parent and child on Seventh Avenue North.

•An unoccupied house in the Kingsgate area was destroyed by fire.

May 31

•When RCMP members attended a 36th Avenue North residence after receiving a noise complaint, the residents turned down the music.

•Criminal charges are being pursued after a tractor’s windows were smashed in Erickson.

•A witness reported suspicious activity near Kingsgate when a driver left a package at the Ryan Road rest area and drove off. It was picked up by another driver a short time afterward.

•A possibly suicidal male in West Creston was taken to hospital for assessment.

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