Creston RCMP respond to several break and enter reports over New Year’s week

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  • Jan. 6, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 48 calls over a quiet New Year’s period from Dec. 29-Jan. 4, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Monday.

December 29

•Police are investigating a possible sexual assault of a female youth who was attending a party.

•A female with a medical emergency on Centre Road was transported to hospital.

•An erratic driver reported on Highway 3 was not located.

•A male with an outstanding warrant turned himself into the police station, where he was processed and then released with a promise to appear in court.

•A family embroiled in a dispute on Third Avenue South was advised to seek a civil court solution.

•A Seventh Avenue South resident blamed a number of problems on his neighbour’s use of rat poison.

December 30

•A Cory Road garage was broken into and stolen were a Stihl chainsaw, rifle and wallet.

•A male was located on request at a Lakeview-Arrow Creek Road residence and found to be OK.

•An intoxicated male reported to be walking on Mallory Road was not located.

•An Erickson Road resident was accused of doing burnouts in his own driveway, but the neighbour said he was slipping on the ice in his pickup that had no weight in the back.

•Following a family dispute on Centre Road, children were taken to a relative’s home to stay.

•An erratic gold Ford Explorer on Ainsworth Road in Riondel was not located.

December 31

•An iPhone 5 was lost on Hagey Road in Lister.

•No theft occurred during an entry to a garage on Cory Road.

•A 16th Avenue South resident called 911 when a female attempted to enter her house.

•Police were “quite pleased” when they had issued only one ticket after checking 50 vehicles in a checkstop on Northwest Boulevard.

•An Eighth Street resident complained that someone had knocked on the door and rattled the doorknob.

January 1

•An 86-year-old male died suddenly in his Crestview Road home. Circumstances are not considered suspicious.

•A grey Dodge pickup reported to be doing donuts on Helen Street was gone when police arrived.

•An Ash Street residence’s door was open, but no evidence of a crime was found. Nearby, a neighbour reported that motorhome had been entered and possibly stayed in, but no theft had taken place.

January 2

•A Canadian passport was lost on Eighth Avenue South.

•Minor damage resulted when a vehicle backed into another on Seventh Avenue North.

•A Donnelly Street resident reported that someone had cancelled his flight reservation with a call to the airline.

•A well-being check on Hillside Street revealed the male in question was OK.

•A 911 call from a Crawford Bay pay phone was made by a child playing with the phone.

•A Crawford Bay youth was caught in a blackmail scheme after sending revealing photos on the Internet.

January 3

•No injuries to passengers resulted when a vehicle collided with an elk on Highway 3 near Kidd Creek.

•A Foster Road resident was bilked in an Internet scam. She was told that Microsoft was shutting down and she was due a refund if she provided a credit card number. The card was billed for $2,300 and Microsoft did not shut down.

•Police assisted local fire departments in responding to a house fire on Smith Road.

•A family member complained about a relative harassing an elderly person to get money.

•A well-being check on Canyon-Lister Road revealed the resident was OK.

January 4

•An intoxicated male who was causing a disturbance on Simon Road was arrested and held in cells until sober.

•A well-being check on an Ibbitson Road resident revealed no problems.

•A mother and three children escaped without injury when her vehicle went out of control on an icy Highway 3A and rolled onto its side. All were wearing seatbelts.

•An erratic grey Honda car was not located on Highway 3/95.

•When police investigated a fight between brothers on Riverview Road they refused to co-operate in questioning.

•A well-being check on Cavell Street revealed the male in question was OK.

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