Creston RCMP calls include neighbour stealing hens and roosters

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  • Mar. 16, 2015 3:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 66 calls for service from March 9-15, Cpl. Monty Taylor said on Monday.

March 9

•A Highway 3 resident complained that a neighbour stole two roosters and two hens from his yard but the neighbour claimed they were being neglected. When police could see no signs of neglect, the birds were returned to the owner.

•A resident reported that his vehicle had been hit at an unknown location in the last week. The offending vehicle left white paint as evidence.

•A resident reported that a “suspicious” male dressed in black was walking on Vancouver Street.

•Police are investigating a domestic assault case that took place in Lister.

•After receiving a complaint from a male who complained that he had sold the house of his mother — who suffers from dementia — police recommended he consult with a civil lawyer.

•No injuries resulted in a single motor vehicle accident on 24th Street at Sinclair Road.

•A blue 2004 Suzuki motorcycle was stolen from the 10,000 block of Highway 3 between January and March.

•A Goat River Road resident complained about semi drivers using jake brakes in the residential area.

•A dog owner was warned to keep the animal under control after a complaint that it had been chasing horses and a woman on Mallory Road.

•The theft of an iPod was reported by a Hilton Road resident.

March 10

•When police responded to a complaint that a group of youths were drinking and possibly using drugs at a Fifth Avenue South residence, they found no evidence of wrongdoing.

•A wedding band and puzzle ring were reportedly lost somewhere in Creston by a 21st Avenue resident.

•When a Vancouver Street resident went out to her car she noticed deicing material on the ground and the gas cap off. Some of the salt material had been poured into the gas tank and no suspects have been identified.

•A driver complained that the traffic control and road construction at Northwest Boulevard and Pine Street were causing “mass confusion”.

•An elderly male driver backed into an oncoming vehicle on Vancouver Street at 15th Avenue.

•An Erickson Road resident complained about the ongoing problem of speeding vehicles on the newly paved road.

•A cyclist who was struck by a turning pickup truck in the 3100 block of Highway 3 on Jan. 12 reported that the female driver has still not been identified. Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact the RCMP.

•Five culverts valued at $3,500 were stolen from East Kidd Creek Road.

•The owner of a business vehicle reported to be passing unsafely and driving erratically on Canyon-Lister Road was advised about the driver’s behaviour.

•A complaint about noisy music at a neighbour’s house on 15th Avenue South was referred to the town bylaw department.

•Police assisted with traffic control during a structure fire on Highway 21 at Mallory Road.

•March 11

•Four BF Goodrich tires and rims were stolen from a vehicle in the 1300 block of Northwest Boulevard.

•When a landlord asked for a well-being check on a renter in the 3300 block of Highway 3, police discovered he had moved.

•At the request of firefighters, police located two males who were not home when a house in the 8000 block of Highway 3 burned down.

March 12

•The first of several graffiti-painting incidents on cars was reported. The spree began in the 1000 block of Vancouver Street.

•Another car was spray-painted with graffiti in the 300 block of 10th Avenue North.

•A fence was spray-painted with graffiti in the 500 block of Ninth Avenue North.

•A male reported that a girlfriend had forced her way into his Dogwood Street house and assaulted him. She was later arrested and police are recommending charges of break and entering, assault and possible narcotics infractions.

•When police located a male who was reported to have made threats to a Lilac Street resident, he said he wouldn’t act on the threats.

March 13

•A vehicle was spray-painted with graffiti on 11th Avenue North.

•A female on 10th Avenue North complained about being harassed by her ex-husband, who dropped bills off at her workplace.

•When police arrived to check on a report about water pouring from a Vancouver Street residence, they discovered a timer on an exterior faucet was incorrectly set. They turned the faucet off.

•A Dugan Street resident confronted a male who was leaving a vacated residence. A window was broken and the investigation continues.

•A female who had been arrested for assault earlier in the week breached her court conditions and was held in cells pending a court hearing.

March 14

•A four-door sedan collided with traffic pylons on Northwest Boulevard.

•A small blue truck reported to be driving erratically near 32nd Avenue South and Erickson Road was not located.

•When police were asked to conduct a well-being check on a female resident in the 5900 block of Clement Road, they reported that she had been arrested the night before.

March 15

•Police are investigating a break-in to a Canyon Street business.

•A male on Highway 3/95 reported that a female had spun donuts near his truck, causing damage to the paint.

•A driver who needed hospital treatment after going off Highway 3 at Hahn Road said the vehicle hydroplaned and went out of control. Extensive damage to the vehicle resulted.