RCMP experience a quieter week with 64 calls

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  • Oct. 17, 2012 5:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 64 calls for service from October 8-14, Staff Sergeant Bob Gollan said on Monday.

•The front glass door of a Canyon Street business was broken in what might have been a break and entry. The investigation continues.

•An 8th Avenue North resident requested extra police patrols after seeing suspicious activity in the area.

•An Elm Street parent reported a 15-year-old boy had snuck out to go to a party. He returned home on his own at 4 a.m.

•A request from out of town to locate a Devon Road resident was successful.

•Police were called to Connel Road to help Emergency Health Services personnel get a patient to hospital.

•A 7th Avenue North resident reported a couple of people were banging on the house door, demanding drugs.

•A grader parked on Canyon-Lister Road was damaged.

•One person sustained a minor injury when a vehicle was rear-ended while making a left turn at the Highway 3/3A intersection.

•A boys’ black bike was stolen from an Elm Street resident.

•A driver was given a verbal warning after he was reported to have passed a vehicle that was stopped to allow a pedestrian through a crosswalk on Cavell Street.

•A well-being check on a Lachat Road resident found he was okay.

•A shotgun reported lost in the Gray Creek area was found soon afterward.

•Police spoke to a reportedly unwanted visitor at a Highway 3A residence, who left without a problem.

•A business’s labeling machine in a yellow case was stolen from 44th Street.

•A Highway 3 resident reported that she suspected fraudulent charges on her natural gas utility bill.

•Police were unable to locate a Ford station wagon reported to be driving erratically on Northwest Boulevard.

•A Selkirk Drive resident reported receiving harassing phone calls from a yelling and screaming female.

•When police responded to a possible break and entry to a Murdoch Street residence they found two females who were attempting to play a joke on their boyfriends.

•A Birch Street resident reported that someone was in her house unlawfully, but later concluded she had just had a bad dream.

•A black and silver IPod was found on Cook Street. The owner can prove ownership by unlocking the security system.

•When police responded to a report of cows on Highway 3A, they found cow pies, but no cows.

• Damage was not sustained when a vehicle went into a ditch on Sunset Boulevard.

•A vehicle reported to have been parked on the Corn Creek Road bridge  for a couple of days was gone when police arrived.

•A 1998 Chev Silverado was keyed in a Canyon Street parking lot.

•A vehicle exiting a driveway on Stace Road was struck by an on-coming vehicle and totaled. No injuries were reported.

•A cell phone, wallet and bicycle were found on 11th Avenue South.

•Bales of hay were being cleared from Highway 3/95 by the Department of Highways when police arrived on the scene.

•A male was arrested for assault after a domestic incident on 22nd Avenue North. He was later released with a no contact order.

•An electrical junction box on Canyon Street was damaged to the tune of $500.

•The owner of a vehicle on 10th Avenue moved it, unaware that it was blocking a driveway.

•Police assisted Golden RCMP in an outstanding warrant investigation on 9th Avenue South.

•A male and female reported to be arguing on 6th Avenue North were gone when police arrived.

•When patrolling police noticed a driver fishtailing from a stop sign, he was stopped and found to have consumed alcohol. He blew a “warn” on the roadside screening device and was issued an immediate three-day roadside prohibition.

•An unknown male arrived at a 16th Avenue residence, demanding money he said he was owed.

•Police assisted EHS personnel in getting a person from a 48th Street residence to hospital.

•Creston police served a subpoena in Yahk on behalf of Dawson Creek RCMP.

•A 16th Avenue South resident fell victim to a scam that cost her $25,000. She had received a phone call, purportedly from San Antonio, Texas border personnel, claiming that her grandson had been caught with drugs and needed the cash to be released. The story was found to be a complete fabrication.

•Two government-issued cheques were found on Cedar Street and are being turned over to the payees.

•A vehicle and trailer were destroyed after they caught on fire at the side of Highway 3 near Kootenay Pass. No injuries resulted.

•A deer collided with a vehicle on Highway 95.

•A suspicious vehicle reported in an orchard on 32nd Avenue turned out to be a tractor spraying fruit trees.