Police deal with minor disputes

Creston RCMP responded to 68 calls for assistance, including numerous disputes, from October 2-9, Staff Sergeant Ryan Currie said on Tuesday.

October 2

• Police received a report about a threat to damage a vehicle.

• A requested well-being check on an elderly male who had a tree fall on his property found the man was okay.

• Police were asked to assist with a breach of peace in Lister.

• A tractor-trailer rolled over in Crawford Bay.

October 3

• Police were called to intervene in a property dispute between family members in Creston and the complainants were advised to seek civil council.

• A request for help by a foster parent being confronted by the biological parent of a foster child was dealt with.

• Police got a report about suspicious people outside a Creston residence but none were located.

October 4

• A call from Gray Creek about a neighbour who “might shoot a calf that he didn’t want” was deemed not to be a police matter.

• An iron planter was reported stolen from a Creston residence.

• A break-in and theft at an Erickson business was reported.

• An assault in Creston was investigated.

• Police received a report that a refrigeration unit at a Creston business was damaged in an act of mischief.

• A bothersome patron at a local restaurant was reported.

• Police received a report about a female screaming near Northwest Boulevard but patrols did not locate anyone in distress.

October 5

• A wallet was reported stolen from a Creston business.

• Harassing communications from a parent with a child in foster care were reported.

• Police assisted in removing an unwanted person in a Creston business who was harassing customers for rides and drugs.

• A neighbours’ dispute over the spraying of herbicide in Wynndel was received.

• An unwanted intoxicated visitor at a Kingsgate residence was reported.

• An unwanted intoxicated ex-boyfriend was reported at a Canyon residence.

• No prowler was located when police got a report from a Creston resident.

• Police attended a Creston residence where two friends were embroiled in a loud and heated argument.

October 6

• When police stopped a vehicle in town for not having tail lights they found the driver was intoxicated. He got a 90-day driving suspension and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

• Police were unable to locate a vehicle reportedly being driven by a driver impaired by drugs at the Kootenay Lake ferry landing.

• Police determined that a reported stolen vehicle had been taken by a friend without the owner’s knowledge.

• An allegation of assault following an argument drew police to a local residence.

• Police responded to a report about a male yelling outside his Creston residence.

• Males selling cleaning services door to door in Creston led to a report that they were suspicious.

• An intoxicated male found unresponsive while lying in the middle of a street in Creston was lodged in cells until sober.

October 7

• A report was received about inappropriate, harassing language being used over a radio channel in Kitchener.

• Police were called to a mother/daughter dispute in Erickson.

• An investigation continues to determine if there was a theft of a grave marker in Erickson.

October 8

• Police received a report of a suspicious person in a vehicle asking for assistance on Highway 3 near Kitchener.

• A report of an injured deer on the highway was referred to BC Conservation Officers.

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