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

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

Few major calls for Creston RCMP during week of service

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  • Sep. 15, 2015 6:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 68 calls for service, most of them minor in nature, from Sept. 7-13, Staff Sgt. Darryl Hammond said on Tuesday.

September 7

•When police responded to a report of two males causing a disturbance at a Northwest Boulevard business, they learned the men were demanding a free meal, because they were given one the day before.

•A collision at Erickson Road and Highway 21 occurred because a driver entered too far into the intersection and got into the driving lane.

•Police assisted conservation officers with an investigation into shots being fired.

September 8

•A vehicle lost control and was damaged when it hit fallen rocks on Highway 3 near Kootenay Pass.

•No theft was reported after a break-in to a garage in the 1100 block of 15th Avenue South was discovered.

•A neighbour witnessed a break-in to a shed in the 600 block of Seventh Avenue South. Tools were stolen from the property in which the house is currently unoccupied.

September 9

•Some store signs and documents were stolen during a break-in to a business in the 8000 block of Highway 3A. The thieves also broke bottles by throwing them at walls.

•A vehicle failed to stop for a stopped school bus on Highway 3A in Wynndel.

•The dashboard of a vehicle caught fire in Kitchener but the owner was able to extinguish the fire with a garden hose. No injuries resulted.

September 10

•A deflated tire caused a logging truck to lose its load into a ditch on Highway 3 west of Yahk.

September 11

•A Northwest Boulevard business was broken into while cleaning crews were working, but thieves managed to exit with a quantity of cigarettes.

September 12

•Property believed to be related to the previous file was found on Sixth Avenue North.

•A motorcycle went off Highway 3A near Kootenay Bay. The driver was taken to hospital with a shoulder injury.

•A driver had his vehicle towed and impounded in the 4400 block of Highway 3A after being clocked at 130 km/h in an 80 km/h zone. He was also issued a traffic violation ticket.