Creston RCMP calls include landlord-tenant dispute

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  • Oct. 3, 2011 7:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 70 calls for service from Sept. 19-25, Cpl. Charlotte Joa said on Sept. 26.

September 19

•A landlord called from the 600 block of 11th Avenue South to complain that a tenant had caused several thousand dollars in damage to a rental property. He was referred to the landlord-tenant branch to learn how to go about evicting the tenant.

•Police were called to the West Creston area to assist conservation officers in locating a deer poacher. The case remains under investigation.

•No charges will be forwarded in a case where Internet messages were sent by a person who has a no-contact order as part of bail conditions.

September 20

•An abandoned vehicle on the Plaid Lake forest service road was reported. The vehicle is unregistered and not drivable.

•A Lakeview-Arrow Creek Road resident reported that a back area of her property had been bulldozed and a dead cow carcass was left behind. There are no suspects in the case.

September 21

•A female backed out of her Maple Place driveway into the shrubs of a neighboring property.

•The explosives disposal unit was called in to respond to a report that a Canyon-Lister Road resident had found blasting caps and fuses in his attic. The items were safely removed and destroyed.

•A Hillside Street resident reported that a neighbor had failed to yield the right of way while backing out of his driveway, then made a hand gesture and tailgated the complainant.

•A male involved in a domestic dispute on 21st Avenue South was located and found to be intoxicated. He was arrested and held in police cells until sober.

September 22

•A pickup truck passed three vehicles and a school bus displaying flashing lights on Northwest Boulevard. The driver has not been identified.

•A male who scraped a vehicle while parking in the 1000 block of Northwest Boulevard and then moved to a different parking space denied knowing he had struck another vehicle. He said he backed out of the original space because he realized there wasn’t enough room to park.

•A female entering Canada at Rykerts who didn’t want to pay duty on her purchases was told she would have to return them to the U.S. Instead, she drove to her West Creston home, where police found her. “I didn’t know I had to go back right way,” she said.

•The driver and passenger of a motorcycle that went out of control on a Lakeview-Arrow Creek Road bend were taken to hospital. The driver said he had not slowed down enough for the corner.

September 23

•The driver of a vehicle playing loud music on Canyon Street agreed to move on after police received a complaint.

•Call 911 immediately if you suspect a crime is in progress. That is the message from Joa after a female resident of 15th Avenue South called the day after hearing a shot fired, a female scream and several vehicles depart from the area shortly afterward. She reported the incident the following day when she saw her no trespassing and private property signs had been removed.

•Police consulted with conservation officers who confirmed that a male staying in the Leadville Creek forest service road area is not a danger to himself or others.

•A male who is spending alternating weekends in jail called to say he was too tired to walk to the RCMP station and would be late checking in. When police found him at home he was intoxicated, in breach of conditions, and now faces more charges.

•September 24

•A motorcyclist who went off Highway 21 near Sanca Creek and went over a concrete barrier somehow escaped injury. His bike had only minor damage and remained drivable.

•A black pickup rolled over into a ditch on Northwest Boulevard after he attempted to make a turn too sharply. He was not injured.

•A 14th Avenue resident reported his home was being invaded. Investigating police found he had been hosting a party at which an angry father had arrived to retrieve his 13-year-old daughter. The father took his daughter and police took a small quantity of marijuana and a marijuana plant.

September 25

•A male was transported to hospital after his 1990 GMC went off Riondel Road and 20 feet down an embankment.

•A male who was found passed out in a Canyon Street pub was taken to hospital for observation when he complained of illness.

•A Duck Lake Road resident who complained about threatening text messages from a male was advised to document the threats if they continue.


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