Couples’ disputes keep RCMP busy

Creston RCMP responded to 89 calls for assistance, many involving relationship disputes, from June 5-12, Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said on Monday.

June 5

• Harassing email communications to a local church were the subject of an investigation.

• Police assisted the Canadian Border Security Agency in Rykerts after a vehicle ran the border.

June 6

• A dispute involving an “ended relationship” required police intervention.

• RCMP were called in to assist with the disposal of blasting caps found on a newly purchased property.

• Participants in a neighbours’ dispute that turned physical were warned to stay away from each other.

• A threat in Yahk was investigated.

• A sudden death at a Highway 3A residence was investigated.

• Police were called to keep the peace while a tenant was being evicted.

June 7

• When a driver reported to have possibly tossed a lit cigarette from his vehicle on Highway 3A was stopped, police determined that a sticker had blown off the vehicle.

• Police removed an unruly group of males who were drinking, yelling and swearing at passers-by from Centennial Park.

• A charge of mischief is being considered after police were called to a neighbours’ dispute over a locked gate in Wynndel.

• Police located and dealt with people in a vehicle after they confronted a couple in Canyon for no reason.

June 8

• After police were called to a split couple’s dispute over property, the parties were advised to seek counsel.

• A hit and run to a vehicle in Creston was investigated.

• Police intervened when two parties exchanged harassing text messages, possibly in breach of a court order. They were advised not to have further contact.

• When police investigated a complaint about animal abuse they met with the owner and determined that no abuse had taken place.

• Police are investigating a report about broken vehicle windows in Lister, which the complainant said could be related to a civil dispute.

• A shoplifter caught with more than $150 worth of unpaid groceries was arrested at a local grocery store.

• A late night noise complaint on 22nd Avenue led to a police visit.

June 9

• A suspicious vehicle report was made from Lister.

• An unwelcome male causing a disturbance at a Highway 21 business was removed.

• No criminal or unsafe actions were noted when police investigated a report of gunshots in Lister.

June 10

• A rock slide on Highway 3 near Kootenay Pass damaged one vehicle, but there were no injuries to the occupants.

• A male reported to be behaving suspiciously in bushes at a Creston resident told police he was looking for a lost backpack.

• When police received a complaint that one person in a separated couple was selling their belongings they advised the complainant to seek legal counsel for the civil matter.

• When police assisted EMS with an intoxicated injured male he was found to be in breach of a no alcohol consumption condition and charged.

June 11

• When the previously mentioned male was released from cells he breached the no drinking condition within three hours and also caused a disturbance at the hospital. He was held pending a court hearing.

• Creston police assisted Cranbrook RCMP in executing a warrant for the arrest of a male who breached a conditional sentence order. He resisted arrest and further charges are pending.

• Police were called to intervene in a civil dispute over the selling of property in Yahk.

• Threatening text and social media messages between a separated couple were investigated.

• Police advised two females involved in harassing communications over a male to cease communications.

• When police arrived to investigate a loud party and disturbance at a Creston residence the noise had calmed.

June 12

• Alcohol was a factor in an aggravated assault involving three males beating another male. The suspects were arrested and held for court.

Just Posted

Creston man arrested and charged in 2015 murder

Nathaniel Jessup 32 of Creston has been charged with the second-degree murder of Katherine McAdam and offering an indignity to a body.

Police respond to a suspicious occurrence in West Creston

Police received 112 calls for assistance from May 14 to May 23.

New publisher appointed

Brian Lawrence is returning to the Advance to assume a dual role as publisher/sales manager.

Creston Fire Rescue respond to 11 calls from May 14-May 21

Creston Fire Rescue responded to 11 calls from May 14-21 as reported… Continue reading

Fundraiser planned to support Faulks family

A spaghetti dinner and silent auction will be held in the Creston Hotel banquet room on May 26.

VIDEO: Protesters in Penticton gather to rally against sleeping-on-sidewalk bylaw

The proposed bylaw would outlaw sitting or lying on the city’s downtown sidewalks

Raptors beat Bucks 100-94 to advance to franchise’s first-ever NBA Finals

Leonard has 27 points, 17 boards to lead Toronto past Milwaukee

Third person charged in death of B.C. teen Bhavkiran Dhesi

Inderdeep Kaur Deo facing charge of accessory after the fact to murder

Kamloops girl, 9, recovering from carbon monoxide poisoning now out of ICU

Her mother who was sleeping in the same tent with her did not survive

‘I think he’s still alive’: B.C. mom pleads for help finding son last seen a month ago

Family offering $5,000 reward for information leading to the safe return of Tim Delahaye

New poll suggests one-third don’t want politicians to wear religious symbols

Local politicians shouldn’t be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes or turbans on the job, survey suggests

Raptors fans far from home adjust plans to watch pivotal playoff game

Raptors currently lead the playoff series 3-2, and a win Saturday would vault them into NBA finals

Five takeaways from the Court of Appeal ruling on B.C.’s pipeline law

It’s unclear how many tools are left in B.C.’s toolbox to fight the project

Scheer says it would take Conservatives five years to balance budget

Scheeraccused the Liberal government of spending $79.5 billion of previously unbudgeted funds

Most Read