Creston RCMP week includes break-ins at former seniors residence

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  • Nov. 12, 2014 4:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 65 calls from Nov. 3-9, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Monday.

November 3

•Police were unable to locate a male wearing a plaid jacket who was reported to be walking in the middle of Highway 21.

•A driver on Airport Road reported that he had stopped for wildlife on the road when a white pickup sped past him on the shoulder. A warning letter has been sent to the owner of the pickup.

•A well-being check on a 72-year-old male on Erickson Road indicated he was OK.

November 4

•An orange and white 16-inch Stihl chainsaw was stolen from a vehicle parked at a Canyon-Lister campground.

Pioneer Villa was broken into and glass inside the vacant building was smashed.

•A door was damaged in an unsuccessful break-in attempt a Settlement Road residence.

•A male with a mental health issue on Highway 3 was taken to hospital.

November 5

•An Elm Street resident reported that his rent money had been stolen.

•When police investigated a reported theft of a fifth-wheel trailer on Lakeview-Arrow Creek Road they concluded the report was part of a landlord-tenant dispute.

•A deer had to be put down when police were called to the site of a vehicle collision on Lister Road.

•Police were unable to locate the source of noise reported anonymously on Highway 3/95.

November 6

•A 71-year-old female died suddenly in her Dogwood Street home. Circumstances are not considered suspicious.

•Pioneer Villa was entered through windows that don’t lock.

•Police mediated a landlord-tenant dispute on Highway 3A.

•A neighbourhood dispute resulted when one accused the other of parking his vehicle too close to a driveway entrance to his Cedar Street property.

•A vehicle had to be towed after colliding with a deer on Highway 3/95.

•Two males acting suspiciously in Burns Park were gone when police arrived.

•When police located a male reported to be sitting in his vehicle and using a computer on Crystal Road they learned he was using his cellphone.

November 7

•Horses were reported on Highway 3A near Wynndel.

•A 20-foot U-Haul truck was stolen from Highway 3A.

•An orange horse was reported to walking loose on 16th Avenue North.

•When police attended an Aldrich Road residence to investigate a possible breach of a restraining order, they learned the male in question had been invited into the house.

•A break-in to a vacant residence on 15th Avenue North resulted in the theft of “a couple of bottles of homemade wine”. The property owner would not allow police to access the property to make further investigation.

•A 2004 Toyota Matrix reported to be driving erratically toward Creston on Highway 3 was not located.

•No damage resulted when a vehicle went off Highway 21 South and into a ditch. The vehicle had to be pulled out by a tow truck.

•A well-being check on a McKay Road female revealed that she had a cold.

•When police responded to a noisy party complaint on Highway 3 they found nothing to indicate the party was causing a problem.

•An anonymous complaint about loud music on Eighth Avenue was received, one of a lengthy series of similar complaints about the residence.

November 8

•A vehicle in the ditch on Highway 3/95 was found to have been stolen earlier in the morning.

•A complaint about an unlicensed driver was received from Balsam Road.

•A male reported as being intoxicated by complainants on Cook Street and Northwest Boulevard was located at his home. He was intoxicated but not unable to care for himself.

•A suspect and getaway vehicle have been identified following a shoplifting incident on Cook Street.

•A pair of two-year-old goats, Goldie and Gretal, were stolen on Aldrich Road.

•A 65-year-old male died of apparent natural causes on Campbell Avenue in Riondel.

November 9

•A vehicle stolen from Northwest Boulevard was located later in Trail.

•A minor collision took place on Northwest Boulevard when a vehicle pulled out of a parking lot and lightly struck another vehicle.

•When police conducted a well-being check on 25th Avenue they found a female youth in need of medical attention and she was transported to the hospital.

•A male who obstructed a police officer in his duties on 20th Avenue South was arrested and taken to hospital.

•A brown purse containing identification was lost on 27th Avenue South.

•All three vehicles reported to have been involved in a collision on an icy Kootenay Pass were gone when police arrived, as was another vehicle that went off the road.

•A 911 call from Evans Road was reported to the result of a phone problem by the owner of the cellphone.