Creston RCMP week includes car accidents, dog attacks

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  • Nov. 17, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 53 calls for service from Nov. 9-15, Staff Sgt. Darryl Hammond said on Monday.

November 9

•Police were called to a landlord-tenant dispute in the 100 block of Seventh Avenue North.

•A bicycle was reported stolen in the 3900 block of Highway 21.

•A driver reported a vehicle passed a semi and an ambulance unsafely on Highway 3A.

•Police attended to an ongoing landlord-tenant dispute in the 400 block of 16th Avenue South while the tenant was evicted.

•A minor motor vehicle accident was reported in the 2700 block of Highway 3.

November 10

•A property dispute in the 300 block of 10th Avenue North required police attention.

•A dog attacked another dog on Moyie Avenue in Yahk.

November 11

•Charges are pending against a male following a domestic incident on Devon Street.

•A deer with a broken leg was caught in a fence on Huscroft Road.

•Following a well-being check on a male in the 200 block of 15th Avenue South, police contacted the Interior Health Authority to become involved.

•Dogs were reported to be intimidating pedestrians in the 1500 block of 11th Avenue South.

•A wallet found on Highway 21 was returned with its contents to the owner.

November 12

•Charges are pending against a male following a domestic assault in Wynndel.

•No injuries were reported following a single vehicle accident on Lister Road at 24th Street.

•A dog attack was reported in the 1200 block of Vancouver Street.

•A construction site on Lyons Road was the scene of damage to windows estimated to total $15,000.

•Minor injuries were reported after a vehicle lost control on Highway 3 near Kootenay Pass and crashed into a rock bluff.

•A motorcycle reported stolen in the 4000 block of 41st Street was found shortly afterward in a nearby ditch.

•A driver was ticketed after his vehicle collided with another when he reached down to pick up his cellphone while driving on Northwest Boulevard.

•No injuries resulted from a single vehicle crash on Highway 3 near Yahk.

•A tree was reported down on Highway 3 near Walker’s Landing.

November 13

•The driver of a truck who does not believe the truck was “over height” can’t explain how it crashed against the railway overpass on Highway 3.

•A citizen reported seeing a person exit from a car and drop litter on the ground in the 1500 block of Cook Street.

•Damage to the shacks at the base of radio towers on Mount Thompson was reported.

•A male who entered Canada illegally near the Rykerts border crossing on Highway 21 was arrested.

•A minor motor vehicle accident was reported on Highway 3 near Yahk.

•A driver who was driving slowly on Highway 3 with his four-way flashers on reported being tailgated by a driver who repeatedly put his headlights on bright. When the slower vehicle stopped in the 1600 block of Canyon Street, the other driver exited his vehicle and slapped the object of his fury on the face, then fled the scene. Unfortunately, no licence plate number was recorded and police have no suspects.

•A vehicle was reported to be in a ditch on Northwest Boulevard.

•A search and rescue operation was organized when the driver of a vehicle that went off Highway 3 near Ryan Station Road was not located. Police then learned that he had been picked up by a passing driver.

November 14

•A Vancouver Street resident reported receiving a fraudulent letter purporting to be from the Canada Revenue Agency. He did not fall for the threats.

•A complaint about slamming doors in an apartment on Northwest Boulevard was received.

•A loud party and bonfire were reported in the 1900 block of Erickson Road.

November 15

•A truck collided with an elk on Highway 3/95. The elk was thrown across the highway and into the path of an oncoming vehicle. No injuries were reported.