By Lorne Eckersley
Creston RCMP responded to 65 calls for assistance from January 30 through February 6, Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said last Friday, a period where several citizens expressed concern for a possibly homeless man.
Police were called to assist in finding a youth who had run away from home without shoes. The youth was located safe and sound.
An investigation is underway with regards to a report about an historical missing person case in which the person may have met with foul play.
A family dispute that threatened to turn violent required police intervention.
A possibly homeless person walking on Highway 3A was reported.
Police were called to assist with a family disturbance.
A well-being check was made on a person who had taken illicit drugs.
The “homeless person” was again the subject of a call. He was found to be fine and not breaking any laws.
Intervention was required in a domestic dispute in Kitchener.
A second visit to the same location was required, during which one was issued a summons for driving while prohibited.
Two more calls were received about “homeless person.”
A large dog was reported to be eating a cat near a Creston residence. Police determined the meal was a deer head and the incident was referred to BC Conservation Officers and Bylaws Services.
A neighbours’ dispute over cut trees in Crawford Bay required police intervention.
Teens were reported attempting to climb the Kootenay River Bridge on Highway 3.
Inappropriate Facebook comments were reported.
Police investigated a possible breach of peace bond conditions in which Facebook comments were made regarding an ongoing neighbours’ dispute.
Charges are pending following a domestic assault.
A Creston business reported a theft.
Suspicious people were reported to be knocking on a residence door late at night.
When police responded to a complaint about a male youth threatening a brother with a knife they located the brothers and returned them to a parent.
Two reports of aggressive dogs in Kingsgate were referred to the RDCK bylaw department.
Harassing and inappropriate comments on Facebook were reported.
A violent family disturbance in West Creston drew police attention.
Police received a report of an online bank fraud to a Riondel victim.
Police found a driver to be okay after conducting a well being check on the man who had been last heard from on Kootenay Pass.
Assistance with a family dispute was required.
Harassment at a workplace was reported.
Intentional damage to vehicle tires was reported.
An ongoing neighbour dispute was referred to the RDCK bylaw department.
Police were called for help in a Lister family dispute.
A theft at a Creston business was reported.