RCMP deal with drinking drivers, assaults

RCMP deal with drinking drivers, assaults

Creston RCMP responded to 58 calls for assistance from February 20-27, Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said on Tuesday.

Creston RCMP responded to 58 calls for assistance from February 20-27, Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said on Tuesday.

February 20

• A report of a border runner through Kingsgate was located and it appears that there was a miscommunication between the subject and CBSA officials. He was escorted back to the border without incident.

• An intoxicated female was reported to be trying to enter a premise in Wynndel, but she left before police arrived and there were no further incidents.

February 21

• A patrolling officer stopped a vehicle when it was seen crossing the centre line of the road in town. He had been drinking and was issued a 3-day driving prohibition.

February 22

• Charges are pending after police were called to a domestic assault in Erickson.

February 23

• Police advised a person who reportedly met a suspicious person online to stop communicating with the suspicious person.

• Police were called to investigate two other suspicious persons but nothing suspicious was found.

February 24

• Two people in Yahk became involved in a dispute over a civil issue and a threat was made, which led to a visit from the RCMP.

February 25

• Police were called to a restaurant where a disturbance was being made by a customer who wanted hot food, not cold, and was demanding a refund.

• A investigation into an alleged assault during a family dispute was undertaken.

• Police were investigating another assault complaint when they located a suspect who was driving. When the driver was stopped signs of drinking were noted, then confirmed with a roadside screening test. The driver got a 90-driving suspension and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days. The investigation continues as a quantity of narcotics was found in the vehicle.

February 26

• Police were called to assist with a family dispute in Wynndel.