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  • Feb. 8, 2017 10:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 53 calls for service from January 31-February 6, Sgt. Dave Nassichuk said on Tuesday.

January 31

•A Creston male reported overdue to work was later found to be okay.

•Ammunition was turned into the police station for destruction.

•A school student climbed a tree and refused to come down because he didn’t want to go to class. He eventually relented.

•A resident reported an unwanted male guest. He was later located and warned.

•A 1994 Peterbilt truck caught fire on Ash Street. The cab and engine burned, along with the front tires and a portion of the garage where it as parked at. Police estimated the damage at $50,000.

•Police are investigating with a view to filing charges after a vehicle passed a school bus displaying flashers on Cook Street.

February 1

•A possibly impaired driver at 15th Avenue and Canyon Street was reported but not located.

•A complaint of dogs trespassing on a 25th Avenue property was referred to the regional district.

•A fraudulent cheque was reported by a local hotel.

•US border patrol warned police that a backpacking male was headed toward the Canadian border. A tracking dog was brought in from Cranbrook but US officials located the suspect while he was still in the US. He turned out to be a hunter who was setting up trail cameras.

•A male was taken to hospital with minor injuries after an assault was reported on Elm Street. Alcohol was a factor.

February 2

•Police attended a reported family dispute on Corey Road, but determined there were no concerning issues.

•A yellow Minelli mountain bike was found in the 400 block of Cook Street.

•A dispute between alcohol-consuming parties took police to a Cook Street apartment.

February 3

•Police are investigating after an alcohol-related disturbance at a Kingsgate residence.

•An elderly male driver is being recommended for a driver’s license review after a complaint on 35th Avenue at Erickson Road.

•A loaded lumber truck got stuck at the Y intersection on Lower Wynndel Road near the sawmill.

•A rental car from Alberta lost control on Highway 3 in Yahk and slid into a concrete barrier. No injuries were reported.

February 4

•A female sleeping on a bench in the 1000 block of Northwest Boulevard was asked to move on. She co-operated.

February 5

•Police had to force a residence door open so ambulance personnel could enter an 11th Avenue South residence to take her to hospital.

•A complaint was received about a vehicle parked in the 400 block of 11th Avenue North and blocking traffic.

•A male was reported to be banging on doors and yelling for alcohol on 20th Avenue South.

February 6

•A warning letter was sent to the owner of a vehicle that passed a stopped school bus on Packing Shed Road.

•A Riondel resident noticed his property being advertised for rent on Kijiji. The ad has been removed by Kijiji.

•A semi jackknifed going down to the Kootenay Bay ferry landing blocking traffic.

•A vehicle was found on its roof in the ditch in the 1100 block of Northwest Boulevard. The driver later arrived at the police station to report the incident. She was not hurt, and the vehicle was towed.

•One of two brothers involved in a fight at a downtown motel was arrested, then released after his brother told police the battle was consensual.

•An Alberta vehicle slid into the bridge in Yahk at Railway Avenue, blocking traffic until it was towed.