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

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

Trailer, landscaping equipment reported stolen to Creston RCMP

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  • Jul. 7, 2015 7:00 p.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 79 calls for service from June 29-July 5, Cpl. Monty Taylor said on Monday.

June 29

•An unhappy elderly male caused a disturbance at a business on 19th Avenue North.

•A four-by-eight-foot utility trailer with no end gate was stolen from the 200 block of Northwest Boulevard.

•A black bear with two cubs was seen in the vicinity of Northwest Boulevard and the Creston Museum.

•A 21-inch Craftsman mower was stolen from the 900 block of Cook Street.

•A Stihl weed eater was stolen from the 6400 block of Highway 3A. A suspicious green four-door vehicle was seen in the vicinity.

•Police received a complaint that a pickup ran a red light at Canyon Street and 12th Avenue North. The complainant was the recipient of a rude gesture while attempting to record the pickup truck’s licence plate number. A warning letter has been sent to the vehicle’s owner.

•Loud music was reported at a residence in the 5800 block of Clement Road in Kitchener.

•A suspicious white Ford pickup with two or three occupants was reportedly parked near Elm Street and 25th Avenue South for a lengthy period. It was gone when police arrived.

June 30

•Police were alerted by EMT personnel of a report of a vehicle crash on Highway 3 east of Kitchener but no evidence was to be found.

•A female from Peters Road reported that a friend borrowed her vehicle to “go east” on May 31 but she has not seen him since. Apparently “east” meant Nova Scotia, because that is where he was last seen.

•A complaint about noisy motorcycles was received from the 12000 block of Highway 3A.

•The driver of a Ford pickup that sideswiped a motorhome on Highway 3 near Kitchener was issued tickets for failing to remain at the scene of an accident and driving without due care and attention. Each ticket includes a $368 fine.

•A female attempting to park her vehicle in the 1100 block of Canyon Street hit a parked Harley-Davidson motorcycle, knocking it over and causing some damage.

•Thieves attempted unsuccessfully to pry open a ground-level lid on a gas storage tank on 20th Avenue South.

•Threats were made during a family dispute over an estate on West Creston Road.

•Owners of vehicles parked illegally near the Goat River Bridge on Highway 21 moved them at the request of police.

•A parent of two naked children bouncing on a trampoline in a residential yard agreed to have them wear clothes after a neighbour complained.

•A driver with a number of unpaid tickets and a driving prohibition was stopped on JR Blackmore Road. He was issued an additional 90-day driving prohibition.

•Police are investigating a report of a fight in the 1000 block of Westview Road.

•A resident of 10th Avenue South received a warning for playing excessively loud music.

•Police could find no evidence of an attempted break-in when they investigated a complaint on Centre Road.

July 1

•Police determined that a child who was not returned to the other parent as per a custody order was OK. The parents will have to sort out the issue in family court.

•A semi reportedly cut off a vehicle on Highway 3/95. No damage was reported.

July 2

•Under investigation is a series of threats made by a male in on Simon Road in Lister.

•When police stopped to check on a vehicle parked illegally at 10th Avenue and Regina Street they found the driver showing signs of having consumed alcohol. A subsequent breath test resulted in the 22-year-old Creston male being given a 90-day driving prohibition. His vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

•A flowerpot and flowers were stolen from the 3400 block of Beam Road.

•A warning letter was sent to a driver who was driving erratically on Cook Street.

•A Creston resident was reported to have driven off from a Fernie gas station without paying for gas and food worth about $95.

•An Erickson Road resident told police he suspects someone is poisoning his grass and a lilac bush because they are turning brown.

•A impaired driving suspect was located near a local liquor store. The 72-year-old male was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

•Forty-one marijuana plants were seized from a residential garden.

July 3

•A confused elderly female found walking on Erickson Road was placed in the care of her family.

•A hit and run of a boat was reported at a Kootenay Lake marina.

•A 65-year-old regular shoplifter stole candy from a Canyon Street store and has been banned from the premises.

•Police were called to a family dispute on 25th Avenue South.

•Three males who were consuming beer at Centennial Park voluntarily dumped the contents and accepted a verbal warning.

•The driver of a 1964 Pontiac who was stunting on Cook Street at 15th Avenue South had his vehicle impounded for seven days.

July 4

•Police were unable to confirm the source of two explosions reported in the Canyon-Lister area.

•Several youths partying in a field near Alder Street were apparently planning to egg houses. They ran off, leaving their ammunition behind, when approached by a resident.

•A backpack containing cash and ID was found in a house being renovated on Seventh Avenue South. When located, the apparent owner said the items were his, but that he didn’t remember being in the residence. He apologized though.

•Police received a report that a misbehaving child at a campground near Crawford Bay was put into a hot trailer by his parents as punishment. The suspects left shortly after.

July 5

•An intoxicated male who might have been driving a motorcycle was found near the vehicle on Ninth Avenue South. Because there was no proof he had driven, he was arrested for his own safety and held in police cells until sober.

•Police were called to a loud argument in Kitchener, where a 15-year-old male had refused to do his chores.

•When police stopped a vehicle for running a stop sign at 16th Avenue South and Cook Street they noted the smell of marijuana. A small quantity was seized and destroyed and a ticket for not stopping was issued.

•Police were called to a Clement Road residence in Kitchener where an ongoing dispute was underway.