Creston RCMP respond to over 50 calls

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  • Apr. 18, 2011 1:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 57 calls from April 5-11, Staff Sgt. Gord Stewart said on Tuesday.

April 5

•No injuries resulted when a semi went off the road and rolled over onto its side on Highway 95. Unfortunately, the trailer was loaded with glass.

•A 21-speed green and white Norco bicycle was found in the 200 block of Fifth Avenue North. It can be claimed at the police station by its owner.

•A sign in a residential yard in the 300 block of Sixth Avenue South was uprooted overnight.

April 6

•A fender bender occurred when a female driver backed into a parked car in the 1000 block of Northwest Boulevard. The incident remains under investigation.

•A 16-year-old male who was reported to be doing donuts in Lister Park became stuck in the mud before police arrived and received two traffic violation tickets. He avoided consequences by repairing damage he had made to the road.

April 7

•A female in the 100 block of Eighth Avenue reported that her Facebook account had been hacked and someone was sending messages in her name. She was advised to contact Facebook about the problem.

•When police attempted to serve a warrant at the request of Coquitlam RCMP they found that the subject was deceased.

•A 48-year-old female failed a roadside screening device test after running her Dodge pickup off the road and into a power pole about five kilometres east of Creston on Highway 3. She was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and the truck was impounded for 30 days.

•A blue 2002 Camry was stolen from the 100 block of Fourth Avenue North and recovered, undamaged, a couple of days later. The theft remains under investigation.

•An 18-year-old male was the only one apprehended when police received a report about a group drinking alcohol in Burns Park. The others fled, leaving their intoxicated buddy to spend the night in police cells.

April 9

•Some damage was reported to merchandise kept in a fenced compound at a Canyon Street business.

•The guilty conscience of a male who took a load of rocks from a West Creston Road rock pit caused him to return the rocks several days later. The man was seen returning the rocks by witnesses, so he attended the police station to confess to his crime, thus bringing the mystery of the missing rocks to a close.

•A male was arrested for assault after attacking another male in the 16300 block of Highway 3A. He will appear in court to face charges.

April 10

•A 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe had to be towed after its driver swerved to avoid a deer on East Arrow Creek Road. The vehicle went off the road and the driver sustained minor injuries.

•The erratic driver of a red Toyota in Yahk was issued two traffic tickets.

•The driver of a Nissan Versa was hospitalized after cutting a corner in the 9100 block of Railway Avenue too close and hitting a semi head-on.

April 11

•A resident in the 1400 block of Goat River Road complained that roofing nails had been spread on his driveway.

•A resident in the 1100 block of 15th Avenue South reported that roofing nails and screws had been spread on his driveway.