Creston RCMP respond to loud music, suspicious phone call and more

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  • Jul. 2, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 70 calls for service from June 23-29, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Monday.

June 23

•A person who drove through the Canada border crossing at Rykerts without stopping as instructed for a secondary inspection was located at home and escorted back to the border.

•Loud music was reported on 11th Avenue North in an ongoing dispute between neighbours.

•A 36th Avenue North resident reported receiving a suspicious phone call.

•A male asking about residents around Gray Creek from the 1970s was reported as being suspicious.

•An ATV drove around a freshly seeded field on Silvester Road.

•A black jacket and small fanny pack were stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Birch Street.

•A male who was distracted by spilling coffee went off 22nd Avenue South and collided with a tree. He was reported to the superintendent of motor vehicles for further investigation.

•An intoxicated male reported on 20th Avenue North was not located.

June 24

•A male was arrested on Canyon Street for breaching a curfew. While in custody it was determined he had also breached other court conditions and he was held until a court appearance.

•A Samsung Galaxy cellphone was stolen from a parked vehicle near 15th Avenue at Canyon Street.

•Two drivers gave conflicting versions about their minor collision on Cook Street.

•A 911 call from a Wynndel resident was attributed to pocket dialing.

•No injuries resulted when a driver took a corner on 26th Avenue North too fast and went off the road, colliding with a utility pole.

•A trailer broke away from its hitch on Erickson Street, but safety chains ensured it came to a stop with the towing vehicle.

•A male located in a dark area near Cedar Street was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana, which was seized.

•The case of a person who has set up permanent residency near the Kidd Creek Forest Service Road was referred to the Ministry of Environment for investigation.

June 25

•An intoxicated male who was arrested on 18th Avenue South gave police a false name. It was later learned that he had an outstanding arrest warrant and he was charged with obstructing a peace officer.

•The ongoing neighbours’ dispute on 11th Avenue North resulted in a noise complaint.

•A vehicle backed into a building’s air conditioner on 15th Avenue North.

•A female who made threatening text messages to a 16th Avenue South resident may be charged.

•An intoxicated male on 11th Avenue was found in the care of a sober friend and they were given a ride home.

•A male arrested on Ninth Avenue for breaching no-contact conditions was found to be in possession of a weapon, also a breach of conditions, for which he now faces charges.

•Police attended a Mallory Place residence after receiving a report of a fight. There was none.

June 26

•Police received a complaint about the theft of items from a motor vehicle on Ninth Avenue South and a short time later a male arrived at the police station to confess that he woke up with items in his possession that he might have stolen. They were returned to the owner.

•A dispute over the ownership of a guitar on Fourth Avenue South was resolved.

•A 77-year-old male on 11th Avenue South reported his vehicle was missing, having forgotten he had previously been in a motor vehicle accident.

•Police were called to an ongoing family dispute on Hillside Street that has been going on since 2008.

•When conducting a well-being check on 11th Avenue South police found an elderly male in need of medical treatment and took him to the hospital.

June 27

•Police attended a Mountain Road residence to assist Cranbrook RCMP in the investigation of an 11-year-old runaway. The issue was resolved.

•A dump truck was reported to be speeding on Campbell Avenue in Riondel.

•Police stopped a driver who passed an unmarked car driving the speed limit on Crusher Road. The odor of marijuana was detected and about 10 grams were seized and destroyed.

•A male who had been consuming alcohol was refused entry to a Greyhound bus. He called 911 to complain.

June 28

•A female on Elm Street denied calling 911 when police arrived.

•A noisy party on Highway 3 was referred to the Regional District of Central Kootenay bylaw office.

•A bottle of men’s cologne was stolen from a vehicle on 10th Avenue North.

•The side window of a vehicle on 18th Avenue was broken and thieves stole a black wallet.

•A driver whose vehicle went off Highway 3 near Kootenay Pass was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.

•A loud party was reported, one of a series of similar complaints about the same residence. The owner was warned.

•An Erickson Road resident reported that survey stakes were driven over by a neighbour, in yet another ongoing dispute. In contention is about a one-foot strip of property, Gollan said.

June 29

•Police arrested a male on Highway 3 when it was determined he has an outstanding warrant from Vancouver Island.

•A 52-inch Samsung TV was stolen during a break-in to a West Creston Road residence.

•Police were unable to locate a male who might have walked across the U.S. border near Wellspring Road.

•A request to locate a male resident of Highway 3 led to his being transported to hospital.

•Fireworks were reported being shot from a moving vehicle on Highway 3A. “A very dangerous idea,” Gollan said.