Creston RCMP respond to break and enter at Creston Valley Mall

Creston RCMP respond to break and enter at Creston Valley Mall

Police received 55 calls for assistance from Oct. 15 – Oct. 21, Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said on Tuesday.

At approximately 3:30 a.m. on Oct. 20, Creston RCMP responded to several break and enters in the area of 1000 N.W. Blvd.

A number of the businesses located in the Creston Valley Mall reported significant damage and stolen items.

After a police investigation, one suspect has been identified as responsible for all the break and enters. Charges are pending.

October 15

• Police responded to two disputants over a private vehicle sale. The parties involved were advised that it was a civil matter.

• Police responded to a report of a possible online scam on a buy and sell site.

• Police intervened in a property dispute in Crawford Bay involving possible threats.

October 16

• Police responded to a report of a possible slashed tire. The slash appeared to be accidental.

• Police responded to a report of mail theft.

• A driver received a 24-hour licence suspension and a vehicle impound after it was found he was impaired by a drug.

October 17

• Police responded to a call of an injured deer in West Creston. The call was referred to BC Conservation Officers.

October 18

• Police responded to a report of threats made after the dissolution of a relationship.

• Police responded to a report of a civil dispute concerning work completed and not paid for in full.

• Police attended to a vehicle fire on Highway 3 west of Creston.

• A drinking driver received a three-day licence suspension based on the level of alcohol in his blood in Riondel.

• A report of females on skateboards waving machetes and threating to cut a male’s arms off turned out to be false.

October 19

• Police responded to a report of suspicious activity at a residence in Creston, possibly drug-related.

• Police responded to a report of youth attempting to knock down a stop sign in Lister.

October 21

• Police responded to a report of a neighbour dispute involving threats in Wynndel.

• Police responded to a report of a theft possibly related to a landlord/tenant dispute.

• Police responded to report of an online fraud after an attempt was made to purchase car parts.

• Police attended to an assault with a weapon in Lister. One suspect located and arrested. Alcohol was a factor. Charges pending.


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