Driving issues top weekly Creston RCMP list

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  • Jul. 7, 2016 6:00 p.m.

“The theme for the week is driving issues,” Sgt. Dave Nassichuk said on Monday.

Creston RCMP responded to 89 calls for service from June 28-July 4, he said.

June 28

•A parked ambulance was slightly damaged by another vehicle when it was on a call near Gray Creek.

•A dog was killed when struck by a vehicle on Highway 3A near Kootenay Bay.

•Minor damage occurred when a vehicle backed into another on Highway 3A.

•An erratic Alberta vehicle was reported on Highway 3 driving eastbound to Creston.

•Police kept the peace while a bailiff seized a vehicle on Goat River Road.

•A family dispute over property on Lakeview-Arrow Creek Road required a police visit.

•A German shepherd attacked a Chihuahua causing injuries in Kitchener.

•Two adults were involved in sending harassing text messages to each other.

June 29

•A 1997 Jeep Cherokee in poor condition was stolen and later found July 2 in Yahk, having sustained some damage.

•A building was egged on Simon Road.

•Damage is estimated at $6,000 after group mailboxes were broken into on 38th Street in Lister.

•Minor injuries to several occupants were reported after a collision sent one vehicle into a ditch and onto its roof in Yahk.

•An novice driver was warned after cutting off a vehicle in Yahk.

•A driver was warned for driving too slowly on Highway 3 in Erickson.

•An intoxicated male who started a fight on Eighth Avenue South was arrested and held in cells until sober.

June 30

•Warnings were given when police attended a disturbance on Eighth Avenue South.

•Police were unable to find damage when investigating a report of glass breaking in the 500 block of 12th Avenue North.

•A semi driver complained that a vehicle he was attempting to pass on Highway 3 east of Creston sped up to prevent the passing.

•More mailboxes were damaged, but no entry gained, on East Arrow Creek Road. Damage is estimated at $4,000.

•Minor damage resulted when a vehicle clipped another that was parallel parking.

•A vehicle found after it was reported to have driven onto a sidewalk on Canyon Street was found to have stolen licence plates.

•A warning letter was sent to the owner of a Dodge pickup reported to be speeding on Canyon-Lister Road.

July 1

•The registered owner of an Alberta vehicle reported to be passing on double solid lines in Yahk promised to speak to the driver.

•Charges are pending against a male involved in a domestic assault in Erickson.

•An elderly female with dementia was taken to hospital.

•A dark green Chevrolet nearly ran another vehicle off the road near Meadow Creek. Police did not locate it.

July 2

•A motorcyclist sustained minor injuries when he swerved to avoid a deer and went into the ditch near Crawford Bay.

•A minor assault was reported at a seniors’ care facility.

•An attempted break and entry to a Yahk business was unsuccessful.

•An intoxicated male who was found passed out behind a Canyon Street business was held in police cells until sober.

•Minor injuries resulted when a motorcycle lost control in gravel on Highway 3A near Boswell.

July 3

•An intoxicated male who passed out behind a Canyon Street business was turned over to his parents.

•A male was arrested for driving while prohibited for the second time in three weeks. He was issued another ticket and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

July 4

•People involved in a harassing phone call battle promised to stop.

•A landlord-tenant dispute was reported at the Yahk post office.

•Police assisted in getting a male with mental health issues to the hospital for assessment.

•A landlord-tenant dispute was reported on Hurry Road.

•An eastbound Alberta Jeep pulling a trailer was reported to be passing unsafely on Highway 3 near Yahk.

•A vehicle sustained minor damage when it collided with a deer on Highway 3 near Kidd Creek.

•An intoxicated male who attempted to enter the wrong house on Hillside Street was arrested and held in cells until sober.

•A quad and utility trailer are believed to have been stolen from a Goat River Road North residence while the owner was away.