Calls to police drop as summer ends

Creston RCMP responded to an unusually low 75 calls from August 21-28.

In the slowest week of the summer, Creston RCMP responded to an unusually low 75 calls from August 21-28, RCMP Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie said on Monday.

August 21

• Police got a report about a car theft in Creston but the vehicle had been towed from a parking lot.

• An unwanted person in a residence drew a visit from the police.

• A family disturbance that turned violent led to a police investigation.

• Police received a complaint about an assault but after an the investigation the person had apparently fallen and hit his head.

• No assault was found to have taken place when police investigated a domestic disturbance in Creston.

August 22

• Police were called to investigate a male yelling in a residence, but the disturbance was caused by misbehaving children.

• When a drone operator in Riondel could not locate his machine after it crashed on private land he reported to police that he suspected the landowner had taken it.

• A report of a landlord/tenant dispute came from West Creston.

• When police checked into a reported child custody concern they determined there was no concern for the child’s safety.

August 23

• Charges are pending after police responded to a report about a breach of a protection order.

• When police checked on an argument that threatened to turn violent at a Creston residence they found two intoxicated friends arguing over their turkey lunch.

• A reported intoxicated shirtless male falling on cars outside of a local business turned out to be a sober male playing hacky sack. “Poorly,” Currie said.

August 24

• A horse was reported to be running loose on Highway 3A in Wynndel.

• Two employees in Creston got into an argument, which led to a broken computer.

• Police have yet to determine whether charges are warranted following a fight at a local business.

• Police were called to check on loud music at a Creston residence.

August 25

• Police could not locate a reported intoxicated male walking in the middle of Northwest Boulevard,

• No entry was noted when police investigated a possible break and enter to a construction site.

• Nothing suspicious or dangerous was found when police visited a Kingsgate property to investigate a report about a suspicious person with a gun.

• Another assault stemming from the previous night’s fight was investigated.

August 26

• An alcohol-fueled fight on the front lawn of a residence in Lister led to the arrest of one person so that he could sober up.

• No assault or injury was found when police went to a home to investigate a possible domestic disturbance.

August 27

• A report about an illegal fire in Wynndel was referred to the BC Conservation Officer Service.

• Police were called to intervene when one neighbour accused another of taking photos without consent.

August 28

• Police investigated a break and enter and theft from a vehicle in Crawford Bay.

Creston Valley Advance

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