Calls for Creston RCMP include untraceable 911 calls

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  • Feb. 15, 2013 7:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 55 calls for service from Feb. 4-10, Cpl. Monty Taylor said on Tuesday.

February 4

•A Delco car battery was stolen from a 19th Avenue South residence.

•An attempted break and entry to an 11th Avenue North residence failed.

•Several untraceable 911 calls from cellphones were received.

February 5

•Police were unable to locate a suspicious vehicle that followed a youth on Hillside Street.

•A female reported being followed on 11th Avenue South by a suspicious male, described as about five feet seven inches tall and wearing a hoodie and black jeans.

February 6

•Police will be closely monitoring a prolific offender who has been released from jail.

•A report of financial and emotional abuse of an elder was referred to a provincial ministry for investigation.

•Charges are being recommended after three males assaulted another male.

•A 55-year-old male died suddenly his home on 10th Avenue South. Cause of death is not considered suspicious.

•When police arrived at a Seventh Avenue South residence after a report of a male trying to enter the house, they found him to be in medical stress, possibly due to a drug overdose. He was taken to hospital, where police were called back to help subdue him. He was later transported to Cranbrook hospital.

•A male reported being chased by another male, whom police could not be located.

February 7

•An elderly female driving a blue Olds illegally passed a stopped school bus on 20th Avenue at Birch Street.

•Suspicions were raised when firefighters responded to a call on Crusher Road, but not allowed to enter the house. A father and son were arrested and a search warrant resulted in the seizure of 178 marijuana plants, some dried product and paraphernalia. The father was charged and has a court appearance pending.

•An intoxicated male was arrested on Canyon Street and held in cells until sober.

•A missing male suffering from dementia was located the next day when he attempted to enter the U.S. at the Kingsgate border crossing.

February 8

•An attempted break and entry to a Canyon Street store is being investigated. Police have partial descriptions of two of the three suspects.

•The owner of a vicious collie on 44th Street has agreed to keep the dog contained in yard.

•Mailboxes were damaged on Simon Road.

•A mountain bike was found in a hedge in the 200 block of 18th Avenue South.

•No injuries resulted from a two-car collision on Canyon Street at 16th Avenue after a car pulled out of the parking lot.

•The owner of a blue SUV has been sent a written warning after the vehicle passed a stopped school bus in the 1600 block of Northwest Boulevard.

•A 1st Avenue North resident complained about not receiving an order paid for with Paypal.

February 9

•A Settlement Road resident reported his computer had been hacked, after which he was contacted by a company offering to make remote repairs for $300.

•A 78-year-old Riondel male is out $2,500 after he wired money to help a man posing as his son-in-law in Montreal. The caller said he had been in an accident and needed money to pay a fine.

•A suspected intoxicated couple who purchased alcohol in Wynndel and then drove away in a blue Hyundai could not be located by police.

•A female reported getting a computer message, purportedly from an RCMP division, ordering her to pay a $100 fine and threatening her with more fines and a jail sentence.

•The assault of a 15-year-old male is being investigated.