Police arrest kicking and spitting impaired driver

Creston RCMP responded to 44 calls for assistance, including one involving a kicking and spitting impaired driver, from February 5-11, Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said on Tuesday.

February 5

• A break and enter to a vehicle was investigated.

• Reports of threats and harassments between protest groups have continued.

February 6

• A youth experiencing mental health issues was assisted.

• Police investigated a person who failed to make a required appearance in court.

February 7

• The possible sale of illicit narcotics in Creston was reported.

• A call came in about aggressive dogs on the loose near Riondel.

• A complaint about threats uttered in Creston was investigated.

February 8

• When police responded to a report about a suspicious vehicle in West Creston it was located and the driver was found to be sleeping.

February 9

• When police were called to a dispute over property being sold, the separated couple was advised that the matter is civil and must be pursued through the courts.

• Police officers were kicked and spat at by an uncooperative impaired driver on Canyon Street. He was lodged in cells until sober, and now faces a court appearance on numerous charges.

• Hospital staff required assistance to deal with an aggressive patient.

February 10

• Police were called to a domestic assault in Kitchener.

• Harassing communication between ex-partners in Yahk was reported.

• Police executed an outstanding warrant from Langley on a local person.

February 11

• RCMP members assisted on checking the well being of a Wynndel resident.

• A suspect was arrested and held in police cells pending a hearing after an assault of a family member. The suspect is on 24-hour house arrest already.

•An unlawful entry to a home in Creston by a previous tenant was reported.

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