The Creston RCMP detachment is located on 16th Avenue South.

The Creston RCMP detachment is located on 16th Avenue South.

Solar light, iPod thefts reported to Creston RCMP

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  • May. 1, 2013 4:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 72 other calls for service from April 22-28, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said.

April 22

•Solar lights were stolen from a yard on Birch Street.

•A Clement Road resident reported the theft of a blue iPod Nano from the residence.

•No injuries to humans were reported when a vehicle collided with a deer on Highway 3 near Kitty-hawk Road.

•A cellphone found on Canyon Street has been returned to the owner.

•Police were unable to trace a 911 call through the Whimster Road cellphone tower.

•Cows reported on Highway 3 were gone when police arrived.

•A report was made to police about a parent forging a letter of permission to take children into the U.S.

April 23

•A warning letter has been sent to the owner of a vehicle that passed a stopped school bus on Erickson Road.

•Police received a complaint about a vehicle being driven on Atlin Avenue in Kitchener without current licence plates.

•Ammunition was turned in for destruction from Canyon-Lister Road.

•A 911 call from Clement Avenue was dialed in error.

•A semi reported to have tailgated and passed a vehicle on Highway 21 was not located.

April 24

•During the spate of complaints about vehicles being entered, a Hillside Street resident reported the theft of a wheelchair. It was located in the same block a short while later.

•A male wanted on a warrant issued in Dawson Creek turned himself in at the police station.

•Police were called to a Ninth Avenue North residence to assist with a medical issue.

•A male was arrested for assaulting a female, then later released on the condition that he have no contact with the victim.

•Patrolling police stopped an erratic driver on 19th Avenue North. The 52-year-old refused to provide a breath sample and now faces impaired driving charges.

April 25

•A female was arrested for breaching probation and then released on a promise to appear in court.

•Two crossbow arrows were found in the horseshoe pits at the community complex.

•A well-being check at a Helen Street residence revealed the male inside was fine.

•A female is being sought after she allegedly assaulted a male with a weapon at a Clement Road residence.

•A Regina Street house was egged and a small dark car with a spoiler sped off.

•A male driver was stopped for driving 86 km/h on 25th Avenue South. A breath test indicated he had been drinking and police are recommending charges. His female passenger was intoxicated and she was held in police cells until sober.

April 26

•Police were called to a landlord-tenant dispute on Atlin Avenue.

•Three marijuana plants being grown at a Kitchener residence were seized and destroyed after police got a search warrant. No charges were laid.

•A Whitetail Road renter in Yahk left behind marijuana grow-op equipment and also damaged the house and an outbuilding.

•A 73-year-old female sent $169 to an address after being informed she had won $2.2 million in a “seniors’ lottery”. She was then informed she had to send another $700 to claim her prize, at which point she called police and learned that she was the victim of a scam.

•A driver reported to have been drinking alcohol on the Kootenay Lake ferry was not located until the vehicle had been parked at his residence.

•A vehicle collided with a deer on Highway 3A near Sirdar.

•A female was hospitalized after police were called to a well-being check on 11th Avenue North and found a small fire in the residence, which sustained mainly smoke damage.

•A well-being check on 11th Avenue South indicated the male resident was OK.

•A car driving on Canyon Street was egged from an oncoming vehicle.

April 27

•No issues were noted when about 50 vehicles were stopped en route to a Kootenay River Road bush party.

•A passed-out intoxicated 17-year-old male on Kootenay River Road was taken to hospital.

•Two people found passed out in a vehicle on Kootenay River Road were found to be intoxicated. A male, behind the wheel with keys in the ignition, refused to provide a breath sample and was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days. Both were held in police cells until sober.

•Police are investigating a break and entry to a Cook Street business where a number of items were stolen.

•An Eighth Avenue resident reported her grandson had stolen beer and eggs from her refrigerator. She refused his entry when he came back the next day and police took him to another home to stay at.

April 28

•A ringing doorbell at 4 a.m. on 25th Avenue South was found to be caused by an electrical short.

•A wallet was lost on Aldrich Road.