Over 70 calls for Creston RCMP

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  • May. 16, 2011 9:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 74 calls from May 3-9, Staff Sgt. Gord Stewart said on Tuesday.

May 3

•A female in the 1100 block of Erickson Road complained that she was assaulted by a male who arrived at her door wearing a balaclava. The investigation continues.

•A “wad of cash” was found in the Creston Room at the community complex near the end of election day. The money can be claimed at the police station by the owner.

•A report was made from the 1000 block of Canyon Street about a licence plate that was lost “in the last three years.”

May 4

•When police located a vehicle reported as being in the control of a possibly impaired person they determined the driver had not consumed alcohol.

•Police mediated a mother-daughter dispute in the 1200 block of 32nd Avenue North.

•The owner of a wallet found in the 6000 block of Highway 3A has been identified.

•A male attended the police station to surrender on an outstanding arrest warrant from Nanaimo. He was released on a promise to appear in court.

May 5

•Investigation of a complaint by a female that a neighbor was ripping up property and putting up a fence in the 16000 block of Highway 3A revealed there is a property line disagreement that will have to be resolved by a surveyor.

•Police are investigating a complaint by a Centre Road resident that an uninvited male entered a basement through a window and then passed out on the floor.

May 6

•A 1998 GMC Sierra pickup that was taken overnight from the 10800 block of Sanca Park Road was later located in Beaverdell.

•A business on Helen Street reported that a male twice attempted to pay for purchases with counterfeit US$50 bills. He failed on his second attempt.

•A 1992 Ford Explorer with significant damage was stopped in the 4400 block of Canyon-Lister Road. The driver failed two alcohol screening device tests and was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days. Police have been unable to determine how the vehicle was damaged.

May 7

•Police are investigating a complaint by a mother that her son’s sweater was stolen.

•Shortly after a male reported his wallet was stolen from a Cook Street business parking lot, two suspects were located and the wallet was recovered. At the request of the victim, the suspects will go through the restorative justice program.

•A 21-year-old male was taken to hospital for treatment after running his vehicle through a stop sign, across a road and into a ditch at Canyon-Lister Road and 24th Street. The vehicle sustained extensive damage and the driver was given a ticket for failing to stop.

May 8

•Police received a report from the 900 block of Devon Street that youths in an old blue pickup were tipping mailboxes.

•A small quantity of garbage was dumped on private property in the 5900 block of Clement Road.

•When police traced the owner of a black pickup reported to have passed on a double solid line, the owner reported the truck was on loan to a friend.

•A hang-up 911 call from the 3500 block of Centre Road was attributed to the dialing error of a 14-year-old.

May 9

•A red 2011 Pontiac was struck in the 600 block of 16th Avenue South. The driver of the offending vehicle left the scene.

•A 2008 Nissan Xterra from Alberta collided with a deer on Highway 3 near Kitchener.

•A 1991 Pontiac pulled out onto Highway 3 from a gas station and was struck by a Nissan pickup. The collision resulted in both vehicles ending up off the road and the Pontiac driver was issued a ticket for failing to yield to oncoming traffic. No injuries resulted.