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Male arrested near Creston for cocaine possession

When police investigated an assault report on Highway 21 they found an intoxicated male who was in possession of four grams of cocaine...
The Creston RCMP detachment is locate on 16th Avenue South.

Creston RCMP responded to 89 calls for service from April 16-22, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Monday. (The first part of this week's report can be found here.)

April 20

•When police investigated an assault report on Highway 21 they found an intoxicated male who was in possession of four grams of cocaine. He faces a charge of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

•A business owner on Northwest Boulevard who reported complaints about a neighbouring business was referred to the town bylaw enforcement office.

•Police made regular patrols on Kootenay River Road after learning that a group of teens were planning a party at the ferry landing.

•Police were unable to locate the source of a 911 cellphone call from the Sunset Boulevard area.

April 21

•When RCMP contacted a female who made a 911 call from 27th Avenue North she said there was no problem. Police will follow up to verify her statement.

•A warning letter was sent to the owner of a blue Honda Civic reported to be driving erratically on Highway 3A.

•A small amount of marijuana was found in a vehicle containing three males after it was stopped for speeding on Anderson Road. The marijuana was seized and driver was issued a speeding ticket.

•A half-ton truck was reported to be driving erratically on Duck Lake Road.

•Police continue to investigate a report that an intoxicated male was assaulted on Centre Road. He has been unco-operative to this point.

•A Fifth Avenue South resident reported that he had located a cat that had been missing for more than a year. It was in the possession of an ex-girlfriend. The male has been reunited with the feline companion.

•A male who was yelling and saying he wanted to fight on 16th Avenue North agreed to go to bed when police arrived.

April 22

•While police were conducting a check stop on Kootenay River Road they noticed a vehicle attempting to avoid the check. The driver was stopped and found to have been consuming alcohol. He was given a three-day driving prohibition and the care of his vehicle was turned over to a passenger who had not been drinking.

•When police investigated the report of shots fired near Foster Road in Wynndel they found two men who were hunting turkeys legally.

•A disoriented male wandering on Railway Avenue was taken to hospital for observation.