The Creston RCMP detachment is located at 421 16th Ave. S.

The Creston RCMP detachment is located at 421 16th Ave. S.

Creston RCMP respond to MVAs from winter conditions

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  • Dec. 2, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 55 calls for service from Nov. 23-29, Cpl. Gerry Sliworsky said on Monday.

November 23

•A vehicle hit an icy patch on Highway 3 near Kootenay Pass and flipped over and into the ditch. The occupants sustained minor injuries.

•Shots were reported in the 40th Street area, likely from nearby hunters.

•Police were called to investigate a noise complaint on 11th Avenue North.

November 24

•A vehicle driving too fast for road conditions went off Highway 3A at Crusher Road, shearing off a utility pole and causing a power outage. No injures were reported.

•A Lister resident complained that horses at large were going on to his property and eating grain. The issue has been referred to the SPCA.

•When a driver who was reported to be driving erratically in Erickson was located, police determined that he was not impaired.

•A wallet found on Erickson Road has been returned to its owner.

•A warning letter has been sent to the owner of a vehicle reported to have been overloaded with passengers when it left the community complex parking lot.

•An electricity meter was ripped off the outside of a Seventh Avenue North residence after a landlord-tenant dispute.

•A harassment complaint is being investigated.

•Police conducted a well-being check at a Whimster Road residence and determined the occupant was OK.

•No injuries resulted when a vehicle overturned in icy road conditions on Highway 3 near Moyie.

•Police determined that a domestic dispute on Northwest Boulevard was a verbal argument only.

November 25

•A vehicle went off Kootenay River Road when the driver was going too fast for icy road conditions. The driver was issued a warning.

•A well-being check at an Eighth Avenue North residence revealed the occupant was OK.

•Police determined that “irritating” Facebook messages reported by an Elm Street residence were not a criminal matter.

•An investigation continues into whether youths on Canyon Street were intending to traffic marijuana. A small quantity of the drug was seized.

•An uninsured vehicle was towed from 10th Avenue North.

•A threat by a youth to do physical harm to another youth on Hilton Street was mediated by police.

November 26

•Police were called to locate a woman who left the hospital while awaiting medical treatment. She had gone home because she was tired of waiting, she said.

•A domestic dispute on Dogwood Street did not include an assault, police determined.

•An arson investigation is underway after a fire in a Seventh Avenue North residence caused minor damage.

November 27

•A vehicle lost control on an icy Highway 3 near Kootenay Pass and went down an embankment. No injuries were reported.

•An Erickson Road male reported harassing text messages by a female.

•Another vehicle went off the road near Kootenay Pass in icy conditions.

•A verbal domestic dispute resulted in a police visit to a Highway 3 residence.

•A female reported that her intoxicated son had left a Highway 3 residence. Police located him and found him unharmed.

November 28

•A vehicle went out of control while passing another vehicle on Highway 3. It spun and went into the ditch, causing minor injuries to occupants.

•Police are investigating a suspicious fire in an RV on Highway 3A, which caused damage to another vehicle in the driveway, as well as to telephone wires.

•Police located the driver of a black Dodge pickup reported to be driving recklessly on Goat River Road at Highway 3. He was issued a ticket.

•A prohibited driver stopped on Collis Street was issued another driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded.

•A driver impaired by drugs on Highway 3 was issued a 24-hour driving prohibition.

November 29

•Licence plates were stolen from a vehicle on 16th Avenue North.

•Two intoxicated males were fighting at a West Creston residence. Police separated them and did not lay charges.