Over 50 calls for Creston RCMP

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  • Mar. 10, 2011 4:00 p.m.

Creston police responded to 52 calls from March 1-7, Staff Sgt. Gord Stewart said on Tuesday.

March 1

•When police responded to a complaint about a female banging on the door of a residence in the 2100 block of Canyon Street the offender was gone.

•A driving prohibition was issued to a resident near Canyon Street and 20th Avenue for an infraction that occurred earlier in the year.

•An investigation is underway after a number of items were stolen during a break-in to a home in the 1100 block of Devon Street.

•Police found no evidence of a crime when they investigated a complaint about two teenage brothers fighting in the 1800 block of Cedar Street.

•There was a theft of stereo equipment from a car in the 1100 block of 10th Avenue South.

•No injuries resulted when a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe hit a semi on Yahk Slough Bridge in poor road conditions.

•A 40-year-old woman reported to be missing was located with friends the following day, safe and sound.

•The owner of a white GMC Sierra reported to be driving at high speeds in the 9000 block of Highway 95 was contacted and warned.

March 2

•Police received a call from the Lower Mainland that a car at a Riverview Road residence had a gas cap damaged and gas stolen. An investigation revealed the car was okay.

•Police were called about a neighbours’ dispute over music and a water system in the 15000 block of North Oliver Road in Gray Creek.

•There was a report of damage to an apartment building in the 600 block of Cook Street.

•A male in distress in the 100 block of 11th Avenue North was taken to hospital by ambulance.

•A female attended the police station to advise that she had ended her relationship with a male.

March 3

•A resident in the 10000 block of Twin Bays Road reported she was asked for “unusual” information by telephone. She did not provide the information.

March 4

•An elderly resident died suddenly in the 800 block of Cavell Street, apparently of natural causes.

•Police found a 1993 Mazda that had struck a utility pole in the 100 block of 15th Avenue North, but no driver. When located, the driver reported that the car had rolled into the pole after she had exited the vehicle.

•A Creston resident reported that a domestic assault might have occurred in Surrey. Creston RCMP notified Surrey police of the incident.

•A male was arrested and will face assault charges following an altercation with an ex-partner in the 100 block of 11th Avenue North.

March 5

•The driver of a 1989 Chevrolet pickup that collided with an elk in the 3000 block of Highway 3 left the scene. When located, the driver was issued tickets for failing to keep to right and for driving contrary to restrictions.

•An 18-year-old intoxicated male who refused to leave premises in the 1600 block of Canyon Street was arrested and held in police cells until sober, then released with a ticket for being drunk in public.

•A small amount of cash was reported stolen in the 900 block of Pine Street.

•A 19-year-old male driver of a red Ford pickup was stopped by a patrolling officer who witnessed him speeding and passing unsafely. The male was found to have consumed alcohol in excess of legal limits and issued a 90-day driving prohibition and his car was impounded for 30 days. He also was issued tickets for having no insurance, driving contrary to restrictions and making an unsafe pass on the left side of the road in the 2900 block of Highway 3.

March 6

•Two unregistered firearms were seized from a male in the 4600 block of Samuelson Road.

•No injuries resulted from a two-car collision in the 3100 block of Highway 3.

•A well-being check on a female in Yahk revealed the woman was away visiting friends and was fine.

•A resident in the 1400 block of Vancouver Street turned in some ammunition to be destroyed.

•Police are investigating a report from the office of the public guardian that someone may be forging the cheques of an incapacitated person.

•Mailboxes were knocked over near 40th Street and Canyon-Lister Road.

•Police determined that a 911 call made from a residence in the 5100 block of Elsie-Holmes Road was the result of a seven-year-old playing with the telephone.


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