Police investigate dog pool, laundry soap thefts

Creston RCMP responded to 62 calls for assistance from May 8-15, Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said on Tuesday.

Creston RCMP responded to 62 calls for assistance from May 8-15, Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said on Tuesday.

May 8

• A aggressive hospital patient led to a police visit.

• No suspects have been identified following a report of mischief to vehicles at an auto dealership in Creston.

May 9

• A property dispute between a separated couple led to a call to police.

• Police investigated a reported stabbing on Facebook and concluded the allegation was false.

May 10

• A person with disabilities was reported missing and police were called to help. The person was located and was unharmed.

• A police investigation made with the help of Ministry of Child and Family Development employees determined there was no danger after receipt of a report that a child was in a home where illicit drugs were suspected of being used.

May 11

• The owners of a reported vicious dog in Lister were spoken to by police.

• Parents and the school were brought into the discussion after a child brought a pellet gun to Canyon-Lister Elementary School.

• Police were called to intervene in a neighbours’ dispute over a fence.

• Charges are pending after police were called to a domestic dispute in Riondel.

• A driver was stopped after being clocked at 127 km/hr in a 60 km/hr zone in Erickson. He was fined and the vehicle was impounded for excessive speeding.

May 12

• Police were called about a family dispute that included a fistfight, but the dispute had ended when they arrived and no charges were warranted.

• A person complained about being harassed by an ex-partner and police provided information about a peace bond application.

• Police attended to keep the peace while a person retrieved belongings from an ex-spouse.

May 13

• Patrolling officers observed a distraught female walking on the highway and learned that she had left her partner’s vehicle after a disagreement. No assault had occurred and she was helped to find alternate transportation.

• A complaint about noise from a Creston residence was received.

May 14

• Police were called to help with the recovery of laundry soap stolen by a previous houseguest in Erickson.

• A dog swimming pool was reportedly stolen by a previous tenant of a Creston residence.

• A complaint about campers in Crawford Bay was referred to the RDCK Bylaw Services department.

• Creston police requested Kimberley RCMP to investigate a reported suspicious vehicle stuck in the snow on Redding Creek Forest Service Road.

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