Stolen cash, abandoned horse among Creston RCMP calls

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  • Apr. 19, 2016 12:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 71 calls for service from April 11-17, Staff Sgt. Darryl Hammond said this morning.

April 11

•A vehicle collided with a deer on Highway 3 about 20 kilometres east of Creston.

•In Kitchener, property was found that had been in a vehicle that was stolen and then found a week earlier. The articles are now being shipped to the owner in Newfoundland.

•A complaint came from Crawford Bay about cash stolen before the end of 2015.

•An Aldrich Road resident complaint that money for a cancelled trip had not been fully repaid.

•A erratic driver was reported on Simon Road.

•A 17-foot red canoe with paddles was stolen from a South Goat River Road residence.

•A wallet found on 11th Avenue North was returned to the owner.

•Loud music at a Cook Street residence generated a complaint.

April 12

•A vehicle removed from a Seventh Avenue South address was not stolen, but repossessed.

•A report of a small horse abandoned on an Albarn Road property was referred to the SPCA.

•When police checked on the condition of a possibly uncared-for dog on Northwest Boulevard the animal escaped. It was eventually caught and the Pet Adoption and Welfare Society worked to reconnect it with the owner.

•A wallet was reported stolen or lost on Canyon Street.

•A Trans Am driver was reported for refusing to shut off the engine at Cook Street gas pumps.

•Loud music was reported on Cook Street.

April 13

•A Helen Street resident reported several cats have gone missing in recent months.

•A vehicle collided with an elk on Highway 3 near Moyie.

•A 10th Avenue North resident complained about finding an anonymous note on his vehicle that threatened to report him about barking dogs.

•A driver stopped in the 3000 block of Highway 3 refused to provide a breath sample. He was given a 90-day driving prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

April 14

•An erratic driver was reported on Lower Wynndel Road.

•A male reported to be making slanderous comments on Facebook was warned. He removed the comments.

•A cellphone was reported lost on 10th Avenue North.

•Youths shoplifting candy and Red Bull on Canyon Street were identified on a surveillance video.

•Police assisted provincial agencies in investigating a complaint of elder abuse on Sixth Avenue South.

April 15

•A person reported to be wearing a mask while walking in Kitchener was found to be wearing a hat that covered most of her face.

•A pedestrian was nearly struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk at 11th Avenue North and Canyon Street.

•A driver reportedly almost hit a power pole at Canyon Street and Railway Boulevard while talking on a cellphone.

•A possibly impaired driver on Canyon Street was not located.

•Two vehicles collided in a Canyon Street parking lot.

•A driver reported being passed by a vehicle that sprayed rocks behind it on Highway 3 near Kootenay Pass. The complainant believed the act was intentional.

•A driver reportedly passed three vehicles on a double solid line on Highway 21.

•Unsafe passing resulted in a collision on Sinclair Road at 24th Street.

•Shots were reported in Lister.

April 16

•Police did not locate the source of yelling and a possible fight on Canyon Street at 16th Avenue.

•Police received a report about a driver who had possibly been impaired on the previous evening.

•Surveillance video is being checked in an attempt to identify shoplifters at a Northwest Boulevard business.

•When police attended a vehicle in a ditch off Highway 3 near Ryan Station the driver was not found. It is suspected he might have been impaired and hiding from police.

•A male truck driver was reportedly talking on a cellphone while driving on Canyon Street.

•A dog in apparent medical distress on 15th Avenue North was taken to a vet. When located, the owner reported that the animal had a medical condition and was already being treated.

•A yellow Trans Am was reported to be doing donuts on Highway 21 at Kootenay River Road.

•A male located on Northwest Boulevard was found to be in breach of court conditions.

April 17

•Police received two complaints about loud music at a Cook Street residence.

•A vehicle owner reported it was damaged by someone who borrowed the vehicle.

•A noisy party on Northwest Boulevard quieted after a police warning.

•A small amount of marijuana was seized during a stop check of vehicles on Canyon Street.

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