Creston RCMP respond to reports of stolen tricycles, stunting cars

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  • Jun. 11, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 100 calls for service from June 2-8, Cpl. Charlotte Joa said on Monday.

June 2

•Police were called to assist with a warrant to remove articles from a property in the 2900 block of Highway 3 in Erickson.

•Two tricycles were stolen from a daycare on Cook Street. One was later traced to the home of a suspect, where it was recovered.

•Patrols were unable to locate two cars reported to be stunting in an 11th Avenue South parking lot.

•Police have been unable to locate a vehicle driven by a white-haired male, who reportedly was dragging a dog behind it on 11th Avenue South.

•A domestic dispute in the 1500 block of Northwest Boulevard remains under investigation.

•An intoxicated male on Cedar Street was given a ticket for being drunk in public.

•Police determined that shots in the 38th Avenue North area were being fired at gophers on the property, and that no offense had taken place.

•A green 1997 Kawasaki dirt bike was stolen from 14th Avenue North in the last month or so.

•When police located a speeding vehicle that had reportedly sped through the Rykerts border crossing and into Canada on Highway 21, the driver was charged with dangerous driving and other offenses.

•Alcohol was determined to be a factor in a family dispute on the 1100 block of Erickson Road.

•When a male on Mallory Road reportedly planned to hurt himself, he was arrested for his own protection and released later.

•A noise complaint was received from the 300 block of 11th Avenue North in what seems to be an ongoing dispute between neighbours.

June 3

•A minor collision between vehicles on Canyon Street did not result in injuries.

•When police responded to a 911 call from 14th Avenue North it was determined that no criminal offenses had taken place during a family dispute.

•The driver of a three-wheel motorcycle seen stunting in a Cavell Street parking lot by patrolling officers earned three tickets for his performance.

•A vehicle was damaged when the driver fell asleep on the Russell Creek Forest Service Road and drove into the ditch. He was not injured.

•A purse was reported lost in the 1500 block of Cook Street.

•The source of shots fired in the 1200 block of West Creston Road was not determined.

June 4

•An anonymous complaint about an elderly person being defrauded is under investigation.

•A vehicle spinning out in Riondel sent rocks flying, breaking a rear window of another vehicle. The investigation continues.

•Stunting in the 3600 block of Canyon Lister Road earned the driver a ticket, and the vehicle was impounded.

•An intoxicated male walked into the hospital carrying beer, crawled into an unoccupied bed and passed out. He was arrested and held in police cells until sober.

•Police responded to a 911 call from the 1100 block of Erickson Road and found a family dispute in progress. They kept the peace until the situation was resolved.

•Police were once again called to the 2900 block of Erickson Road to assist with a warrant to remove items from the property.

June 5

•A truck driving on Highway 3 near Kootenay Pass lost a one-ton load of fertilizer, which was organic and not deemed to be an environmental hazard.

•A neighbours’ dispute about a fence in the 3000 block of Erickson Road was deemed to be a civil matter.

•Keys and personal papers were found in the 900 block of Northwest Boulevard.

•A single vehicle accident on Northwest Boulevard resulted in the male driver being ticketed for driving without due care.

•A driver who picked up a hitchhiker on Highway 3 dropped him off in town, then reported to police that the rider was acting strange and is possibly autistic. The man is now the subject of a missing person campaign.

•An older male who approached a young female on 16th Avenue South was determined to have mental health issues.

•A structure fire was reported on Walkers Landing Road.

•A person complaining about noise on Alder Street was advised to call the town bylaw officer should another incident occur.

•A barking dog complaint on Northwest Boulevard was referred to the town bylaw department.

June 6

•Police received several reports of lights on Mount Thompson, where the rescue of a fallen hiker was taking place.

•A missing female was located on Cory Road and taken to hospital for assessment.

•A structure fire in the 1500 block of Rogers Road is being investigated.

•A male and female reported to be fighting near Corn Creek Road were later seen driving toward Salmo. Police in that area were notified.

•Police were called to West Creston to remove trespassers from a property.

•Minor damage resulted from a collision in the 1500 block of Cook Street.

•A tree fell onto Highway 3A in the 22000 block, interfering with traffic.

June 7

•A male was reported to be looking into yards in the Sixth Avenue North area.

•Partiers had left when police arrived in the 200 block of Ninth Avenue South to investigate a noise complaint.

•Police assisted emergency health services personnel in transporting two males to hospital after a fight in the 600 block of Cook Street.

•A complaint about a noisy party at the Kuskanook boat launch was received.

•A warning letter was sent to the owner of a blue Toyota Corolla reported to be passing unsafely on Highway 3A.

•A neighbours’ dispute in the 3000 block of Erickson Road was determined to be a civil matter.

•Police received the first of a half-dozen reports over a two-day period that a dementia patient had wandered from Swan Valley Lodge. Each time the male was located quickly.

•An eyeglass case containing drug paraphernalia was found in the 100 block of Eighth Avenue South.

•A driver reported to be using a cellphone on Canyon Street was warned.

June 8

•A number of tickets were issued when a roadblock was set up to check young people leaving a grad party at 36th Street and Lloyd Road. One driver failed a roadside screening test and was issued a 90-day driving prohibition. The vehicle was impounded for 30 days. Police are investigating an assault complaint from the same party. Also, an intoxicated female was taken to hospital by ambulance.

•An intoxicated male was arrested on Scott Street and held in cells until sober.

•Police were called to a family dispute on 27th Avenue North.

•A 911 call from Wynndel was the result of a misdial.

•Police served a summons to a resident in the 16000 block of Highway 3A on behalf of Cranbrook RCMP.