Creston RCMP briefs from Feb. 1-3

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  • Feb. 11, 2012 12:00 p.m.

Creston police responded to 66 calls from Jan. 30-Feb. 5, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Feb. 6.

February 1

•A patient who left Creston Valley Hospital was located and returned to complete tests.

•A semi went into the ditch on icy roads near the junction of Highways 3 and 95. No injuries resulted.

February 2

•When police investigated a report of a male entering a Northwest Boulevard motel room, they found that he was intoxicated and in the bath. And in the wrong room.

•Two youths were reported to have used gas to fuel a garbage fire on Canyon Street.

•A report of assaults over the past few months on Simon Road has led to police recommending assault charges and an arrest warrant for a male.

•The steel mesh fence around an Erickson Road business was cut.

February 3

•Operators of a Northwest Boulevard business from which a 911 call was made had no idea how the emergency number could have been dialed.