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Creston RCMP receive two calls about cows on Highway 21

A black cow was reportedly on the road near 40th Street and Highway 21, but the cellphone cut out during the call...
The Creston RCMP detachment is located on 16th Avenue South.

Creston RCMP responded to 88 calls from April 9-15, Cpl. Charlotte Joa reported on Monday.

April 9

•A licence plate was reported lost near the junction of highways 3 and 95.

•A group of kids in a park on Hillside Street were causing a disturbance.

•Patrols were made in the area of an abandoned 911 cellphone call from Pilot Bay, but police didn’t locate anyone in distress.

•A licence plate was reported missing on Goat River Road.

•When one vehicle tried to pass another on the Kootenay Pass, the two collided. There were no injuries.

•A female reported that an unknown male sexually assaulted her between midnight and 3 a.m. on April 7, but she didn’t want proceed with an investigation.

•A patient in the hospital needed help with an elderly dog, which the police turned over to the Pet Adoption and Welfare Society until the patient is out of the hospital.

•When RCMP made a well-being check, they discovered a phone line was dead, the reason the caller hadn’t heard from her mother in three days.

•The report of an assault on Kootenay River Road turned out to be a consensual fight.

April 10

•A black cow was reportedly on the road near 40th Street and Highway 21, but the cellphone cut out during the call and no details were taken. The cow was gone before police arrived.

•Police received an abandoned 911 call from the vicinity of Highway 3 and Blazed Creek Forest Service Road.

•A Clement Road resident complained that a visitor to a neighbouring residence entered with a long-barrelled firearm. The complainant didn’t feel the visitor should have a gun.

•An Ash Street resident reported receiving death threats from a neighbour who thought the complainant was driving too fast. An investigation revealed that no threats had actually occurred.

•RCMP responded to a breach of peace at the hospital, in which a female was verbally abusive to emergency room staff because she wanted to be taken care of immediately. Police stood by until they were advised everything was calm.

April 11

•A cow was reported on Highway 21 near Mallory Road.

•An abandoned 911 call in West Creston came from the same cellphone as the April 10 Blazed Creek call.

•A truck — in which the owner was living — parked in the museum parking lot was not drivable, and RCMP advised that the vehicle could be towed.

•An elderly male on Cavell Street has been the victim of significant ongoing fraud from another country.

•A male visited the RCMP detachment to drop off a cellphone that he had received from an unknown sender in Calgary. The phone had pornographic images of a woman on it.

•Movies and unopened razor blades were stolen from a grocery store, which plans to initiate better loss prevention activities at store.

•A wallet found in the Dairy Queen parking lot was picked up by its owner at the RCMP station.

•Patrols could not locate two girls reportedly fighting on the grounds of Prince Charles Secondary School.

•On East Arrow Creek Road, a female drove up to an other female who was walking, and started yelling and swearing at her. Police advised the parties to stay away from each other, not to leave voice mails and not to go to each other’s homes. Both were happy with the outcome.