Police respond to a suspicious occurrence in West Creston

Police received 112 calls for assistance from May 14 to May 23.

Police received 29 calls for assistance from May 18 – 23, said Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie on Friday.

May 18

• Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in Creston. Police patrolled but found nothing suspicious.

• Police investigated a report of an assault stemming from a fight outside a Creston business.

• Police responded to a report of a theft of cheques from a vehicle.

• Police responded to a report of an intoxicated male at a business in Creston with a dog resulted in the male being arrested and an investigation by the SPCA in regards to him possibly abusing the dog. The dog was placed in care until the investigation could be continued.

• Police responded to a report of an intoxicated person causing issues at the Lower Kootenay Band Powwow. Police attended and conducted patrols to assist.

May 19

• Police conducted a check stop on Northwest Blvd. in Creston to check for driver sobriety. Approximately 100 vehicles were checked. One drinking driver was issued a 90-day license suspension and had his vehicle impounded for 7 days.

• Police responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence in Creston.

• Police intervened in a family disturbance to assist in calming the situation.

• A single vehicle collision resulted in the drinking driver being charged with impaired driving.

• Police intervened in a family dispute over drinking liquor.

• A check of a suspicious vehicle in Creston resulted in the stolen truck and license plate being seized by police. The investigation is ongoing.

May 20

• Police responded to a report of shoplifting from a Creston business. The suspect was caught.

• Police responded to a report of abuse by a roommate/landlord. Police attempted to keep the peace; both parties suffered from other issues.

• Police intervened in a dispute over property including an ex-partner who entered a home to retrieve belongings. All was settled peacefully.

• A curfew check on a subject under release conditions was found not to be complying with those conditions. Charges are pending.

May 21

• Police responded to a report of suspicious people possibly camping on a beach near Boswell.

• Police responded to a report of a suspicious person attending a residence in Creston.

May 22

• Police responded to a report of threats made by an ex-employee to a business in Creston during a civil dispute.

• Police responded to a report of an unwanted guest sleeping and making breakfast in a suite at a residence in Creston.

• Police responded to a report of harassment and disturbance stemming from a jealous ex-girlfriend yelling obscenities at a person while driving.

• Police investigated a fire at the Wynndel School grounds where some youth were observed starting a small fire. Passersby intervened and extinguished the fire before any damage was caused.

• Police responded to a report of threats being made to burn down a house from an ex-partner. The investigation is ongoing.

May 23

• Police responded to a report from a third party of a possible domestic violence situation turned out to be a misinterpreted message about what had actually taken place. The physical action messaged about was not violent in nature.

• Police responded to a report of a suspicious male sleeping in a vehicle at a business in Creston. The male was gone on police arrival.

• Police responded to a report of stolen baskets containing flowers from a residence in Creston.

• Police responded to a report of an assault between ex-partners.

• Police responded to a report of a threat made between family members over an inheritance.

• Police checked on the well-being of a person after a family member called citing concerns over the person’s relationship. All was well when the police attended.

• Police responded to a report of a theft of muffins from a local business. Video surveillance was reviewed. The investigation is ongoing.



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