The Creston RCMP detachment is located on 16th Avenue South.

The Creston RCMP detachment is located on 16th Avenue South.

Grow-op items, threats between sisters, stolen cash part of Creston RCMP week

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  • Apr. 16, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 58 calls for service from April 7-13, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Monday.

April 7

•A quantity of marijuana grow-op paraphernalia was dumped near Arrow Creek Road.

•An owner reported mischief done to a vehicle parked on Canyon Street. No damage resulted.

•A report from a person about a hit and run in Edmonton was passed on to Edmonton Police Service.

•A well-being check of a female on Third Avenue South indicated no problems.

•No entry was gained after a door was damaged at an Ash Street residence.

•A complaint about email threats between an estranged couple was made from 22nd Avenue North.

•Police attended an Airport Road residence to keep the peace while a person moved possessions out.

April 8

•A blue bike with saddlebags was stolen from a Seventh Avenue North residence.

•Threatening phone messages in a sisters’ dispute were reported from 25th Avenue South.

•Police served a violation ticket to a Lyons Road resident on behalf of Sparwood RCMP.

•A well-being check on a female on 16th Avenue North indicated she was OK.

April 9

•A 911 call through the Topaz Creek Forest Service Road cellphone tower could not be traced.

•A driver was ticketed for driving without insurance after he drove into a fire hydrant on Canyon Street.

•A black BMX bike with chrome handlebars was stolen from outside Prince Charles Secondary School.

•No injuries were reported after a driver misjudged a corner on Northwest Boulevard and landed in the ditch.

•A male attempting to kick in a door on Dogwood Street was gone when police arrived.

•A suspicious vehicle reported on Ibbitson Road was gone when police arrived.

April 10

•A complaint came from a Highway 3 resident that someone was attempting to get a youth to send nude photos on the Internet.

•A male was taken to hospital when police conducted a well-being check at a Highway 3 residence.

•A driver stopped on Canyon Street failed a roadside screening test for alcohol and was issued an immediate 90-day driving prohibition. His vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

•Police were called to do traffic control at a residential fire on Highway 3/95.

April 11

•A youth who failed to show up at her Scott Street residence was located a short time afterward.

•An unoccupied house on Riverview Road burned to the ground.

•A fence on 33rd Avenue South was damaged when a vehicle drove into it sometime after 10 p.m.

•Cash was stolen in a break and entry to an Erickson Road business.

•A male voluntarily left after causing a disturbance at an 11th Avenue North residence.

•When police investigated a complaint about a chainsaw theft, they determined it was part of a dispute over money owed.

•A vehicle driven by a 66-year-old male drove into the front of a business on Northwest Boulevard, causing damage. He was issued a traffic violation ticket.

•A speeding vehicle on Highway 21 at Erickson Road was found to be in the control of an already prohibited driver, who had been consuming alcohol. He refused to provide a breath test and was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

•A person refused to leave a 16th Avenue North residence until police were called.

April 12

•A vehicle sustained minor damage when the driver attempted a U-turn on Highway 3 and went into the ditch.

•Harassing text messages were reported by a Highway 3 resident.

•A male found passed out in a 15th Avenue North parking lot was checked out by emergency health serivces personnel, then arrested and held in police cells until sober. He left with a ticket for being drunk in public.

•A female youth reported to be causing damage in her home on Fifth Avenue stopped when police were called.

•An Ibbitson Road resident avoided being caught up in a secret shopper scam when she attempted to deposit a check to her account at a local financial institution, where she was warned about the scam.

•Two females were involved in a heated argument at an 11th Avenue garage sale.

April 13

•At a check stop of vehicles on Cook Street at 16th Avenue South, six drivers were issued warnings for failing to obey a stop sign.

•A person who was refusing to leave an Erickson Road residence was gone when police arrived.

•A wallet found on Sixth Avenue South was returned to the owner, cash and contents intact.

“Which just goes to show what a great community we live in,” said Gollan.