Creston RCMP report stolen jerry cans, stolen Jeep

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  • Jun. 20, 2012 11:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 75 calls from June 11-17, Cpl. Monte Taylor said on Monday. (The first part of this week’s report can be found here.)

June 13

•A Cook Street partier was stopped in her vehicle and found to have been consuming alcohol. She failed an impaired driving test and now faces charges.

•A vehicle backed into another in a parking lot in the 800 block of Canyon Street.

•A cellphone that was found in Millennium Park can be claimed by its owner at the police station.

June 14

•A dentist called to report that a health plan cheque meant to pay him for work on some children was cashed by a parent and he hasn’t been reimbursed.

•Thieves took six five-gallon jerry cans of gas when they broke into a shed in the 6100 block of Kitchener Road.

•An intoxicated male in the 800 block of Highway 21 was arrested and held in police cells until sober.

June 15

•A Jeep left unlocked with the keys in it in the 1600 block of First Avenue was stolen and later located, with extensive damage, in the gravel pit on Peterman Road.

•When police located a male reported to be walking on Highway 3 near French Slough Bridge “in distress”, he reported that he had been drinking the night before and was walking home to Revelstoke.

•Mailboxes were damaged and mail was stolen on Corn Creek Road.

•A theft from a vehicle in the 2000 block of Smith Road in West Creston netted thieves an in-dash stereo and Bluetooth earpiece.

•A hit and run in a Cook Street parking lot on June 13 is under investigation.

•Two mountain bikes were found in the 3200 block of Riverview Road.

•A female who was confronted by eight teenage males in a Cook Street parking lot refused to pay the $300 they demanded for damage to a skateboard. She denies having caused any damage.

•When an Alberta vehicle was stopped for a check on Northwest Boulevard, police noted the odour of marijuana and seized a small amount. The driver was issued a 24-hour driving prohibition and the vehicle was towed.

June 16

•A Kelowna resident faces impaired driving charges after failing to pass a breath analysis test for alcohol. He was stopped for driving erratically at Birch Street and Ninth Avenue South.

•When police located a reported “suspicious” male pushing a three-wheeled stroller 30 km west of Creston on Highway 3, they learned he is on a round-the-world walking trip, after which he plans to write a book about the experience. There was no baby in the stroller.

•A witness to an impaired driving incident in Saskatchewan provided a statement at the RCMP station.

•A heavily intoxicated male from the 4000 block of Haskins Road East was arrested and held in police cells until sober.

June 17

•Police seized a small amount of marijuana from a vehicle after officers saw it roll through a stop sign at Ninth Avenue South and Canyon Street.

•The driver of a semi that went off the road at Highway 3 and 33rd Avenue couldn’t explain what happened. He also couldn’t explain his failure to maintain his driving logs and was given a ticket.

•A wallet was reported lost in the 1000 block of Northwest Boulevard.