Creston RCMP detachment. Photo: Aaron Hemens

Creston RCMP detachment. Photo: Aaron Hemens

Creston RCMP report: 65 calls for assistance from Feb. 15 to 22

On Feb. 17, police attended to a report of shots being fired at a house in Creston from a truck.

Creston RCMP said that they received 65 calls for assistance from Feb. 15 to 22.


  • Called regarding a person possibly breaching COVID-19 restrictions by having people in a hotel room.
  • Report of a disturbance in which an altercation between two drivers was taking place.
  • Report of harassment over COVID-19 restriction complaints.

Feb. 16

  • Attended to a domestic assault complaint in which neither party would cooperate with the police.
  • A report of a theft from a Creston business turned out to be a misunderstanding after the item was taken for maintenance.
  • Report of harassment over text.
  • Attended to a complaint from CP Rail that a vehicle was being towed dangerously close to the tracks when a train passed.

Feb. 17

  • Attended to a report of shots being fired at a house in Creston from a truck. Information received provided a description of the vehicle and the driver which led police to locate the shooting suspect. Police arrested the suspect a short time later, and he was held in custody pending a justice hearing. No one was injured in the shooting.
  • Report of a domestic disturbance involving alcohol consumption.
  • Report of a loud disturbance in Canyon.

Feb. 18

  • A breach of a no-contact order resulted in the suspect being held for a bail hearing by a justice.
  • A minor vehicle collision on Canyon Street resulted in the drinking driver losing his licence for 24 hours and having his vehicle impounded.
  • Report of a tenant uttering threats to a landlord over insurance.

Feb. 19

  • Police were called to the Creston hospital to seize illicit narcotics found.
  • Report of a person uttering racial slurs in public.
  • Opened an investigation into possession of child pornography.
  • Report of threats being uttered stemming from a previous altercation.
  • Attended to a complaint of a dog falling into the Goat River.

Feb. 20

  • A complainant advising that a tenant had damaged rental property was advised that it was a civil matter.
  • Attended to another landlord-tenant dispute over the removal of property in an attempt to keep the peace.
  • Report of a person stealing bottles from a yard.

Feb. 21

  • Police attended to a complaint of an intoxicated person refusing to leave a residence in Lister. The intoxicated person was held in police cells until sober.
  • Report of a child yelling and having a tantrum in Riondel.

— Information courtesy of Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie of the Creston RCMP

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