Creston RCMP respond to 83 calls for assistance

Creston RCMP respond to 83 calls for assistance from September 4 – September 10th, 2018, RCMP Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said on Tuesday.

September 4

• Police received a report of a dog possibly shot with a BB gun in Creston. The dog was not injured and no suspects have been identified.

• Police were called to assist MCFS to serve documents.

• Police received a report of two suspicious persons entering a shed in Crawford Bay.

September 5

• Police received a report of an impaired driver at a business in Creston. The suspect was located, but he was not driving at the time.

• A vehicle stop for a possible prohibited driver resulted in the driver being served for a court appearance and the vehicle being seized for excessive speed.

• Police investigated a report of a stolen boat and trailer in Wynndel. The boat and trailer were eventually recovered.

September 6

• Police responded to a report of a male assaulting a truck driver at a rest stop near Kidd Creek. The driver reported that a male came out of the bushes at the rest stop and accused the driver of shooting at him. The male then broke the truck window with an object. The driver was able to leave without injury.

• Police were called to assist with a driver who picked up a passenger who became angry and irrational.

• A vehicle stop for speeding in a school zone resulted in the drinking driver being issued a 90-day licence suspension and a vehicle impound.

September 7

• A fraud was reported in Creston in which a grant was offered if the receiver paid a fee up front. The scam was internet based, not local.

• Police responded to a report of a suspicious person selling items roadside near Kitchener. Police attended, but no criminal act had taken place.

• Police were called over a family dispute concerning power of attorney.

• A vehicle check-stop near Yahk resulted in a drug-impaired driver being issued a 24-hour suspension and a marijuana seizure. The check stop also resulted in two other drinking drivers being issued 3-day licence suspensions.

September 8

• Police were called to a noise disturbance at a complex in Creston.

• Police were called to investigate an assault at a business in Creston. Alcohol was a factor.

• Police stopped a vehicle for travelling 94 km/h on Northwest Boulevard. The driver was ticketed for excessive speed and the vehicle was impounded.

• Police investigated a domestic disturbance in Crawford Bay. One subject was charged for uttering a threat.

• Police were called to a noise complaint in Kitchener.

September 9

• A vehicle check-stop was conducted near Yahk. No impaired drivers were found.

September 10

• Police were called to assist with an internet scam.

• Police were called to intervene in a neighbour dispute in Erickson.

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