The Creston RCMP detachment is located at 421 16th Ave. S.

The Creston RCMP detachment is located at 421 16th Ave. S.

Stolen vehicle, MVAs part of Creston RCMP week

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  • Jan. 20, 2016 2:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 71 calls for service from Jan. 11-17, Staff Sgt. Darryl Hammond said on Monday.

January 11

•While conducting a roadside vehicle check, police discovered a male who had an outstanding warrant in Cranbrook. Another stopped vehicle had a driver without a valid licence.

•Police were unable to locate a possibly impaired driver reported on Dogwood Street.

January 12

•A Crawford Street resident’s vehicle was stolen from the driveway. It was located the following day on Devon Street and police used a tracking dog in an attempt to find the thief. Forensic tests are now being used in an attempt to identify fingerprints.

•Bank cards found on Canyon Street have been returned to their owner.

•A Smith Road resident reported he is filing a civil suit in response to allegations made about him.

•A driver in the 2700 block of Highway 3 pulled into a passing lane to pass a slower vehicle, and collided with a vehicle that was passing him. The second vehicle was forced across the road and into the ditch, flipping several times in the process. Minor injuries resulted.

•It has been reported that a male has been sleeping overnight in a vehicle parked in the chamber of commerce lot.

January 13

•A vehicle went out of control in slush on Erickson Road at Highway 3, sideswiping an oncoming vehicle. No injuries were reported.

•A vehicle went off into the ditch when making a left turn onto Highway 21 from Sixth Avenue South in slushy conditions.

•An unwanted guest at an Erickson Road residence was gone when police arrived.

•Police received a complaint about a civil dispute involving an employee on Highway 3A.

January 14

•An 11th Avenue South resident reported receiving unwanted text messages from an ex-girlfriend.

•Police assisted Nanaimo RCMP in returning property to a local resident.

•A hang-up 911 call from Kitchener was determined to have been made during a family dispute.

•Police visited a Regina Street residence to deliver news about a death in the family.

•Police were unable to locate a vehicle that was reported to have crossed the double solid line on the bridge on Highway 3 at West Creston Road.

•When police responded to a report of a disturbance on 11th Avenue North a male admitted that he had been in an argument because he “didn’t like the other guy.”

•Two large dogs were reported to have attacked a couple and their two small dogs in the Kingsgate area.

•Police mediated a dispute over possession of a vehicle in the 1900 block of Canyon Street.

•On request, a police officer provided advice to a male who was the unwitting victim of a financial scam.

January 15

•No injuries resulted from a motor vehicle collision at Hillside Street and Northwest Boulevard.

•RCMP helped enforce an Alberta court order to see that a child was returned to that province.

•When police located an erratic driver reported on Highway 3 east of Creston, they found he was tired, and not inebriated. He agreed to rest before continuing his drive.

•Police received a complaint about a dispute over boots on Erickson Road.

•An intoxicated male called to complain about an intoxicated driver on Ninth Avenue South. The latter was not located.

•A police dog was called in when a search for a male reported to be calling for help from an orchard could not be found. The dog, too, was unsuccessful.

•A reported panhandler on Helen Street was not located.

•Four youths were reported to be running through yards on 20th Avenue South, knocking on windows as they raced by homes.

•A snowmobiler returned to his vehicle parked on Kootenay Pass to find a broken window. His wallet had been stolen.

•No injuries were reported after a vehicle went off Highway 3 and into the ditch in slushy road conditions in the 1700 block.

•A cellphone reported lost by an Elm Street resident was later located.

•Police attended the hospital to help with an aggravated patient.

•A landlord-tenant dispute was reported in the 2100 block of Highway 3.

•A vehicle was damaged in an apparent act of mischief on Cook Street.

January 17

•A vehicle reported to be parked in the middle of Birch Street was towed by the owner soon after.