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

Theft, MVAs, well-being checks part of Creston RCMP week

Web Lead

  • Dec. 16, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 52 calls for service from Dec. 7-13, Staff Sgt. Darryl Hammond said on Monday.

December 7

•A male resident reported that he hadn’t got the necessary documents when he purchased a vehicle in Alberta. The seller was demanding additional cash to provide them.

•Police are investigating a complaint that a male received a call from a utility company that he does not have an account with.

•A Cook Street resident reported the theft of a PlayStation during a house party.

•No injuries were reported after a truck backed into a vehicle on 10th Avenue North.

•Police attended a 35th Avenue residence to assist a government agency with the removal of a child from the home.

•A semi loaded with lumber was reported to be blocking Highway 3 near Kootenay Pass. It was gone when police arrived.

December 8

•RCMP assisted Calgary police by serving a subpoena at a Crawford Bay residence.

•Police attended a Simon Road residence to keep the peace while a resident moved out.

•A person reported missing by Langley RCMP attended the Creston detachment when he learned he was the object of a search.

•Police received a call about a dispute on 32nd Avenue.

•Four untraced 911 calls were received from the Riondel area, likely the result of the windstorm.

December 9

•A vehicle flipped onto its roof in icy conditions on Highway 3 near Blazed Creek.

•A vehicle was reported to be passing on a double solid line near Mallory Road.

•A vehicle flipped over on Highway 21 at Valley View Road. No injuries were reported.

•A well-being check on an elderly male in Yahk revealed that he was OK.

•When police located a vehicle reported to be in the control of a possibly impaired driver on Highway 21 they found the passengers were intoxicated but the driver was not. He did not, however, have a driver’s licence.

•A complaint about threats and assault by a youth is being processed through the Restorative Justice program.

•Minor damage resulted from a minor collision in a 16th Avenue South parking lot.

•Mischief resulting in damage at a 16th Avenue South residence was not resolved when both parties involved blamed the other.

December 10

•A vehicle rolled over on Highway 3 near Meadow Wood.

•A male who became upset at his long wait for a court appearance earned himself another one when he became angry. New charges will include causing a disturbance, resisting arrest and assaulting a peace officer.

•Police assisted Cochrane, Alta., RCMP with an investigation.

•An attempt to enter a vehicle on 11th Avenue North resulted in minor damage.

•A dead animal was dumped down a well at the landfill site on Mallory Road.

•When police received a report from OnStar that a vehicle’s emergency button had been activated the vehicle was traced to a local dealership, where the OnStar button was being repaired.

•Police were called to a landlord-tenant dispute on Hillside Street.

•A theft was reported at a Riley Road residence.

December 11

•A school bus driver called with a driving complaint on Highway 3.

•A complaint about threats was received from a Centre Road residence.

•Police were called when a baby was left unattended in a vehicle on Canyon Street.

December 12

•A well-being check at a Sinclair Road residence revealed the male was OK.

•An Alder Street resident reported being swindled in an Internet scam.

•Lewd images were spray-painted on a Cook Street building.

•A vehicle lost control in the slush on Lakeview-Arrow Creek Road.

•A wallet found on Northwest Boulevard has been returned to the owner.

Just Posted

RCMP busy with a variety of complaints

Creston RCMP responded to 59 calls for assistance

LETTER: Yellow Vests

While it is fine to see citizens speaking their minds, it is crucial to get the facts right.

Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce preparing for business awards gala

Be sure to check the Jan. 24 Creston Valley Advance for the first week of available ballots.

First meeting for Fire Hall Technical Building Advisory Committee

The full-day orientation will provide an overview of the previous process and seek input on opportunities to move forward.

Police get hot tip on cold case

Creston RCMP received 50 calls for assistance.

New Canada Food Guide nixes portion sizes, promotes plant-based proteins

Guide no longer lists milk and dairy products as a distinct food group

Suspended B.C. legislature officers accused of ‘flagrant overspending’

Personal trips, purchases, alcohol and more laid out in 76-page report by Plecas

Alberta youth charged over theft of $17,000 in snow equipment at B.C. ski resort

Alberta RCMP recovered $17,000 in skis/snowboards believed stolen from Fernie Alpine Resort Saturday

China demands U.S. drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

Hua said China demands that the U.S. withdraw the arrest warrant against Meng Wanzhou

Giant ice disk equipped with webcam after surviving storm

Westbrook official Tina Radel says the livestream was requested by Brown University

Ousted B.C. legislature officials say report released to further blacken their reputations

James and Lenz say release was ‘Contrary to all principles of fairness and decent treatment’

B.C. animators land Oscar nominations

‘Animal Behaviour’ by Vancouver’s David Fine and Alison Snowden among several Canadians on the short list

B.C. legislature managers accused of excessive travel, personal expense claims

Clerk Craig James, security chief Gary Lenz call allegations ‘completely false’

Auto shop apologizes after B.C. employees disrespect memorial convoy

Mr. Lube staff members suspended after incident Sunday in Nanaimo

Most Read