The Creston RCMP detachment is located on 16th Avenue South.

Creston RCMP investigate possible shots fired

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  • Feb. 6, 2013 3:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 58 calls for service from Jan. 28-Feb. 3, Cpl. Charlotte Joa said on Monday.

January 28

•In the ongoing neighbours’ dispute on Erickson Road, a complaint about shots possibly being fired was investigated, as was the possibility of at least one of the neighbours seeking the other to post a peace bond.

•Police are investigating a complaint of threats in Lower Kootenay.

•Anyone with knowledge about the damage to post boxes at Dugan Street and Sixth Avenue South is asked to contact police.

•A vehicle that failed to negotiate a corner on Highway 3/95 sustained extensive damage. No injuries were reported.

•A well-being check on a female youth on 14th Avenue found that she was OK.

•A domestic dispute investigation in Yahk concluded no assault had taken place.

•Police are investigating a case in which a youth attempted to get into a Lower Kootenay residence where he is not allowed.

January 29

•A male carrying an axe after walking to cut some trees down has apologized for thoughtlessly walking across the Creston Education Centre school grounds. The school went into lockdown mode when the man was seen.

•Police assisted a fraud investigation by Dawson Creek RCMP. A lottery scam invited a resident to send money in order to collect winnings.

•A belligerent response by a driver who passed a school bus on Ash Street resulted in the driver of a white Pontiac SUV getting a warning from police.

•A subpoena was delivered to an Oliver Road resident who witnessed an assault.

•A male reported being assaulted and having his backpack stolen while he was in a parking lot on Canyon Street at 16th Avenue.

January 30

•A person who reportedly left a party on Dogwood Street in the early morning without shoes or a coat could not be located by police.

•A report about the use of a bank card without authorization is being investigated.

•A vehicle that was stolen in Cranbrook was being tailed by an unmarked police car when the driver lost control and went off Highway 3 near Kitchener. The driver was arrested for theft and possession of stolen property.

•A female who was stopped at Rykerts border crossing was found to have an outstanding arrest warrant. She was arrested and later released with a court appearance pending.

•A 24-year-old male died under non-suspicious circumstances at a Canyon Street address.

January 31

•Police are investigating the fraudulent use of a Cook Street resident’s bank card.

•An accusation of fraud was made by a West Creston resident.

•Contents of a shed were stolen in a break and entry on Wright Road.

•A noisy party in the 2100 block of Birch Street was shut down.

February 1

•A van went into a ditch on Highway 21 at Kootenay River Road.

•The fraudulent use of a Visa card to obtain cash is being investigated after a report from a Fowler Street resident.

•A ski jacket and car keys were stolen from the fitness centre in the community complex.

•A break and entry to a Scott Street storage shed was reported.

•An Anderson Road resident reported a driver who is accused of driving without insurance for months.

•No injuries were reported in two incidents attributed to icy road conditions on Highway 3 near Summit Creek Bridge. In the first, a Toyota Tacoma hit a rock face and flipped. The second incident saw a driver lose control and collide with the side of the bridge.

•Two people who kicked in a Ramseier Road residence door have agreed to pay for the damages.

February 2

•Two female youths were reported to be playing chicken by jumping in front of vehicles on Highway 21 at Mallory Road.

•Three males were reported to be involved in a fight in the 1400 block of Canyon Street.

•An intoxicated female who was reported to be entering a vehicle on Hillside Sreet was found to have an outstanding warrant and was arrested, then later released.

•A purse was lost on Canyon Street.

•A police patrol noted a swerving vehicle on Canyon Street. The driver was found to be intoxicated and was issued a 90-day driving prohibition. His vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

•A possible suspect has been identified in mischief to a vehicle on Vancouver Street and the investigation continues.

•An investigation of possible shots fired on Blackmore Road indicated the sounds were that of a cracking bullwhip.

•An intoxicated driver stopped on Northwest Boulevard at Devon Street was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.


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