Unsuccessful break-in attempts reported to Creston RCMP

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  • Jan. 8, 2013 9:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP responded to 56 calls for service from Dec. 31-Jan. 6, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Monday.

December 31

•No entry was gained in a break-in attempt to a residence on Highway 21.

•Two people wearing balaclavas had similar success when they attempted to cut a lock and gain entry to a semi-trailer on Erickson Road. They fled when an employee noticed their activity.

•An injured deer on Highway 3 in Erickson had to be dispatched.

•Police were called to an assault involving two females on Cook Street, but the victim would not co-operate in laying charges.

•Objectionable graffiti was painted on a business sign located on Crawford Street.

•Called to a 36th Street residence where a young male was causing problems, police transported him to another location.

•Police received the first of a half-dozen 911 calls that could not be traced to their source.

•A male who was kicked off the Greyhound bus because he was intoxicated decided not to let New Year’s Eve pass without going to a party. He found one and entered, uninvited. Police were called to help deal with the unwanted guest, who had already been popped in the nose for his behavior.

January 1

•A male was arrested at his Centre Road residence after assaulting his two sons. He was arrested and released on the condition that he not return to the residence. He did so anyway and was once again arrested. He was then held in cells until a court appearance.

•Two apparently abandoned and malnourished dogs were taken from a 19th Avenue residence and placed in the care of the Pet Adoption Welfare Society.

•An intoxicated female found walking on Birch Street was arrested for her own safety and held in cells until sober.

•Police were called to a Centre Road disturbance where a 17-year-old male bit his four-year-old brother, who had hit him with the TV remote.

•Police are investigating a possible assault involving intoxicated participants on 36th Avenue North.

•A minor two-car collision was reported on Russell Avenue in Riondel.

January 2

•A 911 call was traced to a Canyon-Lister Road residence, where the phone owner attributed the call to pocket dialing.

January 3

•An Evans Road resident reported loud screams early in the morning, but police could find no source.

•Harassing phone calls were reported at a Highway 3 residence.

•A vehicle went off Highway 21 and rolled over, sending the driver to the hospital for a checkup.

•An iPhone was lost on Dale Street.

•Upon investigation, an assault complaint from 38th Avenue was determined to be unfounded.

•A Canyon-Lister Road resident reported threats.

•A vehicle parked in a Riverview Road driveway was hit by another vehicle, which then drove off.

January 4

•When police were called to an assault complaint on Elm Street, they found the intoxicated female resident to be in contravention of court condition. She was arrested and held for a court appearance.

•An eastbound five-ton truck clipped a parked vehicle’s door when the driver opened it. The driver continued on, possibly unaware of the incident.

•Quick action by a fellow snowmobiler might have saved the life of a man who was found pinned beneath his machine. Police say the victim wasn’t breathing when his snowmobile was pulled away, but he was resuscitated with CPR and taken to hospital, where he was reported to be in good condition.

•No injuries were reported when a vehicle went off Highway 3/95 in icy conditions.

January 5

•Police were called to residences on Cedar Street and Cory Road about child custody disputes.

•The ongoing saga of an Erickson Road neighbours’ dispute continued with one reporting that the other had thrown a rock that landed on his vehicle’s snow-covered roof. No damage was reported.

January 6

•About 18 people gathered at the Kingsgate border crossing to stage an Idle No More protest. The event was without incident.

•An Elsie-Holmes Road resident complained that stray dogs got into his garbage and attacked his own dogs. The resident was informed there is no dog bylaw in that area of the Regional District of Central Kootenay, limiting police options in such situations.

•A child custody dispute was reported on Birch Street.