Creston RCMP calls include grow-op, Facebook threats, intoxication

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  • Mar. 27, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 62 calls for service from March 17-23, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Monday.

March 17

•Creston’s victim services workers assisted Cranbrook RCMP in notifying next of kin after a sudden death in the Cranbrook area.

•A Canyon Street resident complained about threats made on Facebook.

•A female on Cedar Street reported that an article of clothing she had loaned to a male was not returned.

•Police seized 144 marijuana plants and growing paraphernalia after conducting a search warrant at a vacant Highway 3A property. An investigation to identify the grower continues.

•The first of several untraceable 911 calls from cellphones was received.

March 18

•A report about a single vehicle accident that took place on Highway 95 last month was received from Calgary Police Service.

•A hit and run to a vehicle in a Cook Street parking lot was reported.

•An elderly female who wandered from her home on Canyon-Lister Road was returned to her home by a neighbour.

•A female on Meadow Creek Road reported a suspicious motorcycle parked in her yard before learning her boyfriend had purchased it.

•A Super Cycle bike was found on Highway 21 South.

•An 11th Avenue North business reported an intoxicated female was attempting to enter the premises.

•Police removed two males from a residence on Elm Street after a complaint by a female resident.

March 19

•A vehicle reported to be passing on double solid lines on Highway 3 was located and the owner was warned.

•An intoxicated male was arrested after kicking in a door on Eighth Avenue South and getting into a fight with a resident.

•When police and emergency health services personnel attended to a female on the ground on 20th Avenue South, they learned she had become ill at the sight of blood when she watched a fight.

•A complaint came from 10th Avenue North about a female using foul language.

•The theft of a leather bomber jacket with a screaming eagle design on the back was reported from 10th Avenue North.

March 20

•A car dolly that fell off a vehicle was found on Cedar Street. The owner claimed the item a short time after.

•A Wynndel Road resident complained about improper language in a phone call.

•A female driver was stopped on Erickson Road and charged with driving while prohibited. Her vehicle was impounded for seven days.

•Police could not verify an assault complaint on Elm Street.

•A 73-year-old male died suddenly in his 11th Avenue South residence. The death is not considered suspicious.

March 21

•A female reported her cellphone was missing after she gave a ride to hitchhikers on Highway 3.

•When police checked on a complaint that a suspicious person was checking power poles they learned that he was a cable company employee.

•A dog reportedly killed four domestic ducks on Blackmore Road.

March 22

•People reported to be drinking and yelling near Erickson Road were not located.

•The family located a 13-year-old runaway from an 11th Avenue North residence.

•A GMC pulling a flatbed trailer reported to be driving at excessive speeds was not located on Highway 3.

•Police assisted with traffic control while firefighters responded to a shed fire on Highway 3. An investigation into the fire’s cause continues.

•A Highway 3 check stop of 50 vehicles found no infractions.

March 23

•A male was arrested and later released on a promise to appear in court after a domestic assault on Northwest Boulevard.

•A five-year-old boy who wandered away in a park was found by his mother a short time later.

•Police assisted in locating a patient who had left the Cranbrook hospital without being released.