Creston RCMP said that they received 106 calls for assistance between Aug. 3 and Aug. 10.
• Police attended to a single-vehicle collision on Highway 3. The drinking driver was issued a three-day licence suspension. No injuries to the driver or passenger.
• Report of an assault stemming from a disagreement between two seasonal workers in Erickson.
• Report of threats being made to a seasonal worker after a dispute involving a possible assault.
• Attended to a disturbance at a Creston service club building in which it was suspected that a person had damaged a window. Police located a suspect in the vicinity. The suspect appeared to be under the influence of narcotics.
• Called to a disturbance at a park in Creston in which it was reported that one suspect claimed he had a firearm. Police attended and found that the suspect was not armed.
• Called to assist BC Ambulance in securing a safe landing zone for a helicopter in order to transport a patient.
• Responded to a report of threats being uttered by a patron to a worker at a local business.
• Responded to a neighbour dispute in Creston involving garden tools and yelling.
• Investigated a report of a possible assault with a weapon between two parties known to each other.
• Received a request from Leduc, Alberta to assist with a historical assault investigation.
• A report of an aggressive dog in Wynndel was referred to RDCK Bylaw Services.
• Intervened in a family dispute involving an alleged assault.
• Attended to a report of a disturbance and assault at a Creston business. Police attended but the proprietor and suspect were both uncooperative during the investigation.
• Responded to a workplace injury at a logging site in the Kootenay Pass area.
• Responded to a domestic disturbance involving a threat with a broom which escalated after one party refused to relinquish a lighter.
• Report of harassment over Facebook between two parties who were saying unpleasant things about each other.
• Report of a missing dog that may have been hurt by an angry landowner. Police located the missing dog unharmed.
• Police were called to assist a male who was stranded on a rock in the rapids of Goat River. Creston RCMP member trained in swift water rescue attended the location and assisted the stranded swimmer get back to shore safely.
• Report of two males causing a disturbance by yelling on Canyon Street. Police attended and told the suspects to leave the area.
• Report of mischief to a property after a homeowner found his plants had been pulled out. Suspect was possibly a previous tenant.
• Report of a dispute stemming from the sale of a vehicle between two seasonal workers.
• Attended to a complaint of a person yelling at children at Centennial Park.
• Report of a male spreading dirt on the visitor centre parking lot. Police attended and found the male who advised that he was trying to clean up spilled oil left by visitor’s vehicles.
• Report of threats being uttered between neighbours in Gray Creek over the ownership rights of rocks on a property.
-Information provided by Sgt. Ryan Currie at the Creston RCMP
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