More than 80 calls for Creston RCMP

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  • Apr. 9, 2011 3:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP received 84 calls for service from March 29-April 4, said Staff Sgt. Gord Stewart on Tuesday.

March 29

•A cyclist was injured in the 1900 block of Hillside Street and taken to Creston Valley Hospital. RCMP later assisted an air ambulance when it landed at the Creston and District Community Complex to medevac the patient.

•Two students in the 16000 block of Crawford Bay’s Walkley Road were engaged in a consensual fight, which was not a criminal act. Their school agreed to follow up on the incident.

•A suitcase and other bags were found behind a business in the 200 block of 16th Avenue North. RCMP took custody of the luggage, pending an attempt to locate the owner.

•A report from Swift Current, Sask., RCMP indicated that a visitor may be breaching probation conditions in the area, but the conditions were valid only in Saskatchewan.

•When police responded to a complaint of a domestic disturbance in the 1700 block of Alder Street, one of the parties was quite intoxicated, and arrested to prevent a further breach of the peace.

March 30

•A male in the 3800 block of Haskins Road reported that he was assaulted in his residence by another male, whom RCMP later discovered fled to Alberta.

•An intoxicated male was arrested at an eatery in the 1400 block of Canyon street and held overnight at the RCMP detachment.

•An intoxicated female in the 1100 block of Erickson Street alleged that she had been threatened by a firearm. When sober, she admitted that the story was made up, earning her a stern lecture about wasting police resources.

•A female in the 1900 block of Pine Street reported that a pregnant friend had been assaulted by a male, who was arrested, while the victim was transported to the hospital. The male was released to appear in court.

•Following a single-vehicle accident, the 21-year-old driver of a 1989 Toyota Corolla was found passed out in a ditch 71 kilometres north of Creston on Highway 3A. He failed a blood alcohol test, which led to a 90-day driving prohibition.

March 31

•A vehicle stolen from a residence in the 400 block of Third Street in Yahk was later found unoccupied after being involved in an accident.

•A bike was taken from an unlocked shed in the 300 block of Cedar Street, but left behind when a flat tire was discovered.

•Two lawn chairs were reported stolen from a residence in the 200 block of Fourth Avenue South. They were later located at a neighbour’s home and returned.

April 1

•Thinking they were being thrown out, a female on a scooter took several garbage bags of pop cans from the 1500 block of Northwest Boulevard, then recycled them. She was advised to be more careful when picking up things that are not hers.

•A male reportedly assaulted a female in the 3200 block of Highway 3 several days earlier, but she denied that the assault took place.

•A white pickup was seen speeding in the 3000 block of Goat River Road. Police were unable to locate the vehicle but later sent a warning to its owner.

•A male in the 1000 block of Bodor Road reported that his teenage son had taken a truck without consent. Police could not locate the teen or the truck.

April 2

•Police visited the 1100 block of Birch Street in response to a 911 call. When the resident told police he did not make the call, the phone line was discovered to have malfunctioned. The resident was advised to take up the issue with Telus.

•Police advised the owner of a Honda to remove the vehicle, which had been abandoned on private property in the 1800 block of 37th Street. The property owner was advised that if the vehicle was not removed, he could have it towed at his own expense.

•A speeding vehicle cut off another vehicle on Lakeview-Arrow Creek Road. The driver was located and given a verbal warning.

•A male reported that his residence in the 5400 block of Elsie Holmes had been broken into. An investigation revealed that he was no longer the legal owner, and that the person in the residence was legally entitled to be there.

April 3

•Arguing and screaming were reported in a residence in the 1200 block of Northwest Boulevard. The male and female involved denied there was any physical altercation, so police passed on the complaint and left.

•Two bikes — one a silver and red BMX Next, the other a CCM mountain bike — were stolen from the 200 block of Seventh Avenue North.

•A male reported that an intoxicated female was causing problems at a residence in the 200 block of Highway 3A. The female departed before police arrived, and the male wanted no further action taken.

•A driver earned a ticket and seven-day car impound for driving 106 km/h in a 60 km/h zone in the 1200 block of Northwest Boulevard.

April 4

•A late-night argument between family members in the 8600 block of Johnson Road was ended when police spoke to the parties involved and sent them to bed.

•A security alarm was set off in the 100 block of 10th Avenue North when the wrong code was entered in an attempt to disarm it.

•A male found sleeping in a trailer in the 1300 block of Northwest Boulevard was advised that he was no longer permitted on the property.

•A male in the 1800 block of Elm Street reported that his 13-year-old son left their residence. The RCMP made several attempts to locate the youth, and were still looking the next day.