Conclusion of Jan. 4 Creston RCMP news

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  • Jan. 11, 2012 9:00 a.m.

With 150 calls for service from Dec. 19-Jan. 2, there wasn’t enough space in the Jan. 5 Advance to publish the complete report. Following is the conclusion of last week’s police news.

December 29

•A semi got stuck on icy roads on Highway 3’s Summit Creek bridge.

•Another vehicle near the same location went off the road and hit the rock face, sustaining extensive damage.

•A collision with a deer on Highway 3 near Yahk resulted in more than $1,000 damage to the vehicle.

•A couple who were checking their trapline near Boundary Lake were taken out of the area by helicopter out of concern for the danger of avalanches.

•An 11th Avenue resident had no idea how a 911 call was made from the house.

•Police were called to a child custody dispute on Canyon-Lister Road.

•An intoxicated elderly male was reported to be stuck in a Canyon Street bank’s ATM room, but was gone when police arrived.

•A checkstop on Northwest Boulevard resulted in the seizure of a small amount of marijuana, one violation ticket, one repair notice and two verbal warnings to drivers.

December 30

•A vehicle that sped through a checkstop was identified and the owner will receive a ticket for failing to stop.

•The vehicle that ran the previously mentioned checkstop was later reported to have been stolen.

•A male reported to be causing a disturbance at the hospital was gone when police arrived.

•Police could not locate a dark coloured pickup that was driving erratically on Erickson Road, spraying a pedestrian with rocks.

•A new driver was given a verbal warning for not displaying an “N” on the vehicle when he was stopped at a checkstop on Highway 3.

•A Beam Road resident complained that someone is trying to “bug” his house.

•Santa Claus and snowman decorations were stolen from a 20th Avenue South yard, leading police to suspect Scrooge has been in the area.

•Checking an unlocked vehicle on Highway 3 turned out to be productive for thieves, who walked away with a Nokia cellphone, Garmin GPS and Colby MP3 player.

•A purple Grand Cherokee was reported to be driven by an underage driver on Pitt Road.

•When police responded to a 911 call from 19th Avenue North, they found a male and female had been in an argument. The male began to suffer chest pains and was taken to the hospital.

•Police maintained patrols in the Bountiful area, where several hundred people gathered out of doors, some apparently because jailed FLDS leader Warren Jeffs had predicted apocalyptic events would occur if he wasn’t released from jail.

January 1

•Occupants of a vehicle that was reported having crossed into the U.S. near Wellspring Road denied having done so. Police could not find evidence that they had illegally entered the U.S.

•A green Kenneth Cole wallet was lost in the Helen Street area.

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