(Black press file)

RCMP respond to numerous alcohol-related issues

Police received 115 calls for assistance from June 28 to July 9.

Police received 115 calls for assistance from June 28 to July 9, said Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said Tuesday.

June 28

• Police responded to a report of an assault with a weapon between family members in Lister. Charges are pending.

• Police attended a domestic assault in Creston. The investigation is ongoing.

• A heavily intoxicated female found unresponsive on the sidewalk was provided with a safe place to sleep until she sobered up.

June 29

• Police responded to a report of a disturbance stemming from an argument over a campsite in Boswell.

• Police responded to a report of suspicious people in an abandoned building in Creston.

June 30

• Police attended a disturbance at a campground in Riondel.

Liquor consumption led to a disturbance including damage to a vehicle and threats at a campground in Crawford Bay. Charges are pending.

• Police responded to a report of threats made with a firearm in Yahk. One suspect was arrested.

July 1

• Police were requested to keep the peace during a property exchange.

• Police responded to a report of illegal fireworks in Creston.

• Police responded to a report of a disturbance and mischief stemming from a previous altercation.

July 2

• Police responded to a report of a possible theft from the mail.

• Police investigated a report of unwanted youth sleeping in a shed in Kitchener.

• Police responded to a report of possible fraud after a good Samaritan helped out a person apparently in need.

• Police responded to a report of a threat made at work near Gray Creek.

July 3

• Police responded to a report of an assault during an argument over the ownership of a dog. Alcohol appeared to be a factor. The dog was unharmed.

• Police responded to a report of a rock being thrown at a vehicle while on the highway near Yahk.

• Police responded to a report of damage to trees in Creston.

• Police responded to a report of an attempted break and enter to a service group building in Creston.

July 4

• Police responded to a report of intentional damage to a vehicle after a person was refused a ride.

• A traffic stop for speeding on Highway 3 near Yahk led to the arrest of the driver after police located narcotics, a large amount of cash, and a prohibited pistol.

July 5

• Police attended to a disturbance stemming from a subject using “bird bangers” in a yard to scare turkeys.

• Police were called to assist an elderly person who was attempting to get to the hospital for medical help.

• Police responded to a report of theft and the unauthorized use of a bank card.

• Police received a complaint of threats uttered between ex-partners.

• A vehicle collision in Riondel resulted in the fleeing drinking driver having his licence suspended for 90 days, and having his vehicle impounded for 30 days.

July 6

• Police responded to a complaint of a rock being thrown at a vehicle in Riondel.

• Police intervened in a dispute over early morning lawn mowing.

• Police responded to a report of threats uttered from an ex-partner.

• Police attended a neighbour dispute over a fence in Erickson.

• Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle possibly stealing from residences around Creston.

• Police assisted with a highly intoxicated partially clothed person in Millennium Park.

• Police responded to a report in a neighbour dispute over property in Gray Creek.

July 7

• Police responded to a report of a family disturbance in Lister.

• Police responded to a report of a loose horse near Yahk.

• Police was called to assist with a civil dispute over payment for repairs to a vehicle.

July 8

• Police responded to a report of a dead moose near West Creston referred to BC Conservation Officers and Highways.

• Police responded to a report of theft from a business in Creston.

• Police responded to a report of damage to a truck in Creston.

• Police intervened in a family dispute. Alcohol was a factor.


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