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

Ongoing neighbours’ dispute one of over 50 calls for Creston RCMP

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  • Mar. 23, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 56 calls for service from March 16-22, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Monday.

March 16

•In the continuing saga of a neighbours’ dispute on Erickson Road, a male complained that his neighbour had thrown mud on his driveway. The neighbour denied doing so, saying he wasn’t at home at the time.

•An eastbound black Ford pickup was reported to be driving erratically as it headed into Creston from the east on Highway 3. Police located the driver, whom they determined was not impaired. He said he was sleepy, which could have accounted for his drifting over the centre line.

•Police received a complaint about a possible Facebook fraud in which donations were being solicited in the name of a deceased person, whom the complainant said was alive. A police check revealed that the person was no longer alive.

•A complaint about 911 service was passed on through appropriate channels.

•Two complaints about shots being fired at the gravel pit on Lloyd Road were received. Police attended and found a family target shooting in a safe manner. They recommended the shooters use the rifle range as the gravel pit is on private property.

March 17

•Headlights on a semi parked overnight in a 16th Avenue South parking lot were smashed.

•A warning letter has been sent to the owner of a white Volkswagen reported to be driving erratically on Vancouver Street.

•A cellphone was found near the water beneath the yellow bridge on Highway 3 east of Creston.

•A female asked police to inform her occasional lover that she longer wants to be intimate with him.

•When police responded to a report that a female was being chased in an alley by a pickup truck, both the female and the male driver denied any problems.

•Pedestrians reported that they were crossing 16th Avenue North when a black car hit the brakes to avoid hitting them, then sat revving his engine in a threatening manner. A warning letter has been sent to the owner.

March 18

•A parked pickup on 12th Avenue South rolled back into a metal fence, causing damage.

•A summer residence on Majestic Road in Kingsgate was robbed of $1,000 worth of heating fuel.

•Police were successful in locating a young male at the request of an 11th Avenue South resident.

•A break and entry to a vacant house on Eighth Avenue South netted thieves a Milwaukee saw and some hand tools.

•A wallet with cash and some prescription medication were stolen from a vehicle on Devon Street. The owner saw an older two-tone blue pickup with three males inside it before the theft took place.

•A vehicle collided with a deer on Highway 3 near Kitchener.

•When a Kitchener Road resident told a female and her son to leave the premises, she told police she was a lawful tenant. A check with the residence owner by police revealed that not to be the case and she agreed to leave.

•A black Dodge pickup with Alberta plates backed into another vehicle in a Canyon Street parking lot and then drove away. When the driver was located, he said he left because he was being threatened with assault.

•A 911 call from an Erickson Road residence was made by kids playing with a phone.

March 19

•When police received a complaint about human waste being dumped on a 16th Avenue North property they determined the waste was compost material.

•A male assaulted a male driver and female passenger on Canyon Street after a conflict about a debt. Later, a window on 33rd Avenue North was smashed with a machete when the dispute continued.

•A vehicle collided with a deer on Highway 3 east of Creston.

•A 10th Avenue North resident complained that two drinking buddies were refusing to leave his home. One co-operated when police arrived and left for a friend’s. The other had nowhere to go and was held in police cells until sober.

•A male who had a small amount of marijuana and paraphernalia confiscated was later arrested when he was found attempting to enter a home where he was unwanted. He was arrested and held overnight in cells.

March 20

•A vehicle swerved on Highway 3 when a deer or elk emerged from the fog. The vehicle went into the water beside Kidd Creek Bridge. No injuries were reported.

•Police were called to a 16th Avenue North business where a male was causing a disturbance.

•A damaged cellphone was found on Highway 3.

•Participants in a dispute on Meadow Creek Road about the disposal of personal property of a deceased person were directed to seek a solution through civil courts.

March 21

•A Highway 21 South property owner reported that 16 feet of metal fencing were stolen during March.

•Police were unable to locate a male whose mother was concerned about him with regard to health issues. The investigation continues.

March 22

•Police are investigating a complaint about a domestic assault on Ninth Avenue South.

•An intoxicated male on 18th Avenue South dialed 911 to order pizza.

•A wallet was stolen from a vehicle in a Canyon Street parking lot. A male and female were seen leaving the area and they were later located and arrested for possession of cocaine. The investigation continues.

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