The Creston RCMP detachment is located on 16th Avenue South.

The Creston RCMP detachment is located on 16th Avenue South.

Creston RCMP respond to consensual fight, death and more

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  • Oct. 3, 2012 11:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 76 calls for service from Sept. 24-30, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Tuesday.

September 24

•No charges were laid when police were called to what turned out be a consensual fight between two females at a 16th Avenue South residence.

•A 58-year-old male was found deceased in a tent near Kootenay Lake. Foul play is not suspected.

•Police attended to keep the peace at a Scott Street residence while a female removed her belongings.

•A Yahk trailer owner reported that its tires were deflated and the power was turned off on Friday night.

•The owner of a vehicle that failed to stop for a school bus at Adam Robertson Elementary School has been warned.

•An intoxicated male offered two boys a ride home near Wynndel on Highway 3A. Investigation led police to conclude there was no sexual intent to the offer.

•When a male discovered that his Dewalt 18-volt drill and Dewalt construction stereo had been stolen earlier in the month, he reported the theft and learned that the stereo had already been recovered. It was stolen in a string of thefts for which the culprits have already pleaded guilty in court.

•A 48-year-old male is back in custody after being caught driving while impaired for the second time since being released from jail in July for, you guessed it, impaired driving. He now faces charges of impaired driving, breach of probation and driving while under suspension.

•Conservation officers were notified after a West Creston resident reported a bear was attempting to enter her residence. The bear is believed to be very hairy, have a black nose and stand about three feet tall.

•Alcohol was a factor when a vehicle lost control and went into a ditch on Highway 3A near Wynndel.

September 25

•A motorcyclist refused medical treatment after ditching his bike on Highway 21 near Kootenay River Road. The next day, he attended the police station sporting a broken nose to report he had swerved to avoid a deer.

•Gas was stolen from vehicles parked on a lot near the intersection of Highways 3 and 3A.

•Police attended a Helen Street residence to keep the peace while a female retrieved her property.

•A report of uttering threats came from an Ibbitson Road residence.

•The theft of cash was reported at a Crawford Creek Road business.

•A well-being check on a female in a Helen Street residence revealed she was okay.

•Police mediated a dispute between parents and out of control children on 16th Avenue South.

•An erratic driver reported on 10th Avenue North was warned.

•“The hooter couldn’t be located,” Gollan said, after police responded to a complaint of a male hooting in the Northwest Boulevard area.

•A female youth reported missing from a Highway 21 residence was later found and was okay.

September 26

•No injuries resulted from a collision in a Cook Street parking lot.

•An inappropriate message was written on a whiteboard on Vancouver Street.

•A report of barking dogs on Canyon-Lister Road was referred to the Regional District of Central Kootenay.

•A well-being check on a woman staying in an Erickson motel revealed that she is okay.

•A well-being check on a male on Northwest Boulevard indicated his is fine.

September 27

•Damage to vehicles in an impound lot on Highway 3 was reported.

•A warning letter has been sent to the owner of a vehicle reported to be passing on double solid lines on Mallory Road.

•A warning letter has been sent to the owner of a vehicle that turned left without yielding at the Intersection of Highways 3 and 3A.

•A unlicensed driver was reported on Payne Road.

•RCMP members participated in a scooter awareness and safety program at Creston and District Community Complex.

•Creston RCMP assisted New Denver police in attaining a statement from an Eighth Avenue South resident.

•Alcohol was seized from a couple arguing in the Millennium Park parking lot.

•When police investigated a report of two males hiding items in some bushes near Highway 3 they found two backpacks containing drug paraphernalia. Gollan said the males can attempt to claim their possessions by attending the police station.

•A complaint of harassing phone calls was made from Silvercrest Road.

September 28

•A doorframe was damaged but no entry was made to a 16th Avenue residence.

•A child custody dispute on Devon Street was referred to a local agency.

•An Ibbitson Street resident reported a missing iPod after reading about a recent rash of thefts. An iPod found in the thieves’ possession was identified and returned.

•A boat owner reported his sailboat was missing from Gabriola Island. Local RCMP contacted their counterparts in that area, who determined that the boat had washed ashore after a storm and had been salvaged.

•People reported to be smoking marijuana in the Elm Street area could not be located.

•A bear that collided with a vehicle on Highway 3/95 had to be put down by conservation officers.

•Police are investigating a fight between two females on Hilton Road.

September 29

•A break and entry to a season cabin on Riondel Road netted thieves a chainsaw and fuel, binoculars, a computer printer, fishing rods, a cordless drill and a toaster oven.

•Damage to the gazebo behind Millennium Park, as well as a light standard in the park, is being investigated.

•Police mediated a family dispute on Wright Road.

•Gunshots reported in Riondel were reported to conservation officers.

•Police were called when a 13-year-old female from Highway 21  ran off to a party with a 17-year-old male.

September 30

•It was reported that some items were placed on railroad tracks near Fourth Avenue.

•An elderly male flipped his scooter on a soft spot on Northwest Boulevard.

•A vehicle was damaged in a mischief incident on Highway 3A.

•Low flying aircraft over Arrow Creek Road were determined to be holding forest fire spotting crews.

•An elderly female reported to be waving her arms on the side of Wynndel Road was gone when police arrived.