Police week includes dispute over dogs

Creston RCMP responded to 63 calls for service from April 16-22, including several issues involving dogs, Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said on Monday.

April 16

• Tools were reported stolen from a work truck parked at a hotel in Creston.

• Suspects are facing charges in Nelson after police received a report of suspicious people and a possible break and enter in Sirdar. They were reported to be on the ferry and also face charges relating to other thefts in the area.

April 17

• Police investigated the theft of a vehicle in Creston.

• Harassing communications from a disgruntled bill payer were reported.

• An unknown male was reported to have entered a Creston residence, and a TV cable box was possibly stolen.

• Harassment via social media stemming from a disagreement was reported.

• A shoplifting at a local business was investigated.

• A report of an aggressive dog in a vehicle in Creston was reported to the Town of Creston bylaw officer.

• Police intervened in a neighbours’ dispute over an aggressive dog.

April 18

• When a vehicle was stopped in West Creston the drinking driver was given a 24-hour driving prohibition.

• Snake eyes or boxcars? Police were called to an alcohol-fueled dispute that broke into a fight during a game of Yahtzee.

• A profane note was left on a vehicle parked at a local business, with a complaint about the victim’s parking. The vehicle was also intentionally damaged.

• Police referred a report about possible cruelty to an animal to the Town bylaw department and the SPCA.

April 19

• When police responded to a family disturbance involving threats one person was arrested and held in cells because he was both on probation and the subject of an arrest warrant.

April 20

• Nothing was stolen during a possible break and enter to a residence.

• A neighbours’ dispute in Kingsgate arose from dogs running free.

• A report of a stolen dog in Erickson was erroneous. The dog was placed in a kennel after it got free of its owner.

• After receiving a report of an attempted theft of a vehicle in Creston, RCMP advise people to lock doors.

• Another report (following one in recent weeks) about a suspicious light on Mount Thompson was determined to be a communications tower.

• An intoxicated male was reported to be urinating on a Lister roadside and taken into custody until sober.

April 21

• Police were called to a disturbance by an intoxicated male yelling outside a residence. After being offered a night in police cells the male complied by going back inside.

• Police investigated a complaint of a drone flying in Creston.

• Police were called about a fight outside a Creston business.

April 22

• Nothing was damaged or taken in a possible break and enter to a trailer in Boswell.

•Police were called to a civil dispute in Crawford Bay.

•A reported possibly impaired driver was not located.

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