The Creston RCMP detachment is located at 421 16th Ave. S.

The Creston RCMP detachment is located at 421 16th Ave. S.

Creston RCMP week includes impaired drivers, shoplifting, landlord-tenant dispute

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  • Oct. 1, 2015 8:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 89 calls for service from Sept. 21-27, Staff Sgt. Darryl Hammond said on Monday.

September 21

•Police continue to investigate a report of an assault near Cook Street and 16th Avenue in the early hours.

•An iPhone found at Adam Robertson Elementary School was determined to have been stolen from Prince Charles Secondary School. It was returned to the owner.

•A male who was arrested following a domestic incident in Wynndel found himself in more hot water after he was released when he broke his no-contact conditions by returning to his home.

September 22

•Police provided traffic control while the fire at Trinity United Church was being fought.

•A male driver failed a roadside screening test for alcohol consumption when stopped on Canyon Street at 16th Avenue North. He was given a 90-day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

•A semi went off the road on Highway 3/95, spilling a portion of the milk it was hauling.

September 23

•A vehicle leaked fuel on Highway 3A between Helen Street and Lakeview-Arrow Creek Road.

•A dog was locked in a hot vehicle in the 1700 block of Canyon Street.

•Minor collisions occurred on Canyon Street and 10th Avenue North.

•An intoxicated male in Crawford Bay called 911 to ask for a ride home.

•An unwanted male at PCSS had left by the time police arrived.

September 24

•Police are investigating a report of a domestic dispute that included threatening text messages and a possible assault.

•A complaint was received about a driver of an electric bike holding up traffic on Highway 21 at Canyon Street.

•A collision occurred on 15th Avcnue North when a driver backed into traffic while talking on a cellphone.

•A male was reported to be trying to push his way into a Vancouver Street residence in an extension of a landlord tenant dispute. He was gone when police arrived.

•A local resident complained about a scam in which doing an online survey lured her into ordering cosmetics, which were billed at a higher price than promised.

September 25

•Two shoplifters were caught at a Cook Street grocery store. One, a repeat offender, is being charged with theft. The other has been banned from the store.

September 26

•When police learned about a large party being held on Kootenay River Road they established a checkstop. All of the 15 drivers checked were sober.

•Police were called to a Highway 3A business to deal with a violent male.

•A family dispute over property in Canyon-Lister required police intervention.

•Police were unable to determine the source of shots fired in the Lakeview-Arrow Creek area.

•A 50-year-old male died suddenly in his home in the 4200 block of 51st Street of apparent natural causes.

September 27

•A person who complained about barking dogs reported receiving threats.

•A female driver drove away from a local pub and was stopped by police on Hillside Street at 11th Avenue North. She failed a roadside screening test for alcohol and was given a 90-day driving prohibition. Her vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

•A suspicious vehicle was reported in the alley in the 500 block of Eighth Avenue South.

•A motorcyclist sustained minor injuries when his bike went out of control in loose gravel on Highway 3A.