The Creston RCMP detachment is located at 421 16th Ave. S.

Creston RCMP calls include home invasion, neighbours’ disputes

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  • Jun. 7, 2016 9:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 81 calls for service from May 30-June 5, Staff Sgt. Darryl Hammond said on Monday.

May 30

•Loud music was cause for complaint from a Cook Street resident.

•In a home invasion on Stace Road, two hoodie-wearing males broke into a residence and threatened the occupants of a suite. The investigation continues.

•A male was reported to be speeding on Fifth Avenue North.

•Police attended a Canyon Street residence to keep the peace while a female collected belongings after the breakup of a relationship.

•Police were called about a disagreement between housemates on 18th Avenue South.

•A driver experiencing medical problems collided with a Smart car, forcing it into the ditch on Highway 3 near Kitchener. The vehicle’s occupants required medical attention. Hammond said attending officers were impressed by the Smart car’s safety features, which likely prevented more serious injuries.

•No injuries were reported after a vehicle and cyclist collided on 16th Avenue at Cedar Street.

•Police were called to an 18th Avenue South residence, where a new tenant and previous tenant were involved in a dispute.

May 31

•A vehicle passed a school bus displaying flashing lights in Arrow Creek.

•Police were called when a 90-year-old male driver was refused entry to the U.S. at the Rykerts crossing. He was in a disoriented state and trying to find his way back to Creston.

•An intoxicated person was reported to be at a residence in Riondel, complaining about local government issues.

•Charges of sexual interference have been recommended following an investigation of a relationship between a 19-year-old male and 13-year-old female.

June 1

•A Cook Street tenant complained about loud music.

•Fingerprints are being used as police attempt to identify the culprit in a break-in to a Pine Street business.

•A 21-speed Kona Shred bike was stolen from a Ninth Avenue South residence.

•A male complained about the theft of a CD from his unlocked truck on Canyon Street but later reported he had found the item.

•A fire in a pickup truck in the library parking lot was attributed to an electrical issue.

•Police were called about a neighbours’ dispute over a tree that extends over a property line on 33rd Avenue North.

•A propane bottle and lunchbox were stolen from a carport on Ninth Avenue North.

•The victim of a reported domestic assault on 12th Avenue South will not provide information to police.

June 2

•A silver SUV was reported to be passing unsafely on Highway 3A near Gray Creek.

•Threatening text messages about a possible theft were reported from Eighth Avenue South.

•A landlord-tenant dispute was reported on Eighth Avenue South.

•A vehicle was abandoned in a Devon Street parking lot.

•Harassing text messages were reported following a relationship breakup on Highway 21.

•Open liquor in a vehicle was reported from the Kootenay Lake ferry.

•Police were called to Yahk following threats to CPR employees.

•A report about an unlicensed driver in Riondel proved to be incorrect.

June 3

•A vehicle was reported to be obstructing sidewalk passage at Birch Street and 16th Avenue South.

•A vehicle ran a stop sign at Collis Road and Northwest Boulevard, nearly causing a crash.

•A vehicle collided with a deer on Highway 3 in Kitchener.

•Creston RCMP have partnered with the BC Conservation Officer Service to conduct boat patrols throughout the summer.

•A dog was left unattended in a vehicle on Canyon Street. Pet owners are reminded that this is a dangerous practice in hot weather.

•Police are investigating an assault case after a fight at 16th Avenue North and Canyon Street.

•Youths were reported to be knocking on doors and running away on Elm Street.

June 4

•The same youths were located near the community complex and warned.

•Police have two suspects in a case of assault causing bodily harm at a housewarming party.

•A vehicle on fire at Canyon Street and Highway 21 had been reported stolen.

•Police are investigating a neighbours’ dispute on 11th Avenue North.

•A shoplifter was reported by a Cook Street business.

•A possible assault was reported on Ash Street at 11th Avenue South.

•Fireworks were set off on Samuelson Road in Canyon.

•A male banging on a Regina Street door was told to leave by the resident. He did.

June 5

•A vehicle was reported stolen overnight on Third Avenue South.

•A panhandler was reported on Canyon Street.

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