Creston RCMP detachment. Photo: Aaron Hemens

Creston RCMP Report: 69 calls for assistance from Feb. 22 to March 1

On Feb. 25, police responded to a report of a male knocking on several doors in Creston and attempting to gain entry.

  • Mar. 1, 2021 12:00 a.m.

Creston RCMP said that they received 69 calls for assistance from Feb. 22 to March 1.

Feb. 22

  • Report of possible illegal narcotics trafficking in Creston.
  • Attended to a complaint of an altercation between roommates.
  • Report of illegal garbage dumping on Highway 21.
  • Discussed a neighbour dispute with both parties regarding access on an easement.
  • Responded to an attempted break and enter to a residence in Creston.
  • Report of harassing communications over text.

Feb. 23

  • Report of threatening texts coming from an ex-spouse.
  • Report of a large tool being stolen from a business in Creston.
  • Investigated a person for being unlawfully in a dwelling after a homeowner observed a male enter his home.

Feb. 24

  • Report of suspicious items being left in a yard in Creston.
  • Attended to a request to keep the peace between ex-partners.
  • Intervened in a civil dispute which involved taking a vehicle without consent.
  • Report of a fraud involving the taking of personal information.

Feb. 25

  • Assisted a homeowner in removing unwanted guests.
  • Report of a male knocking on several doors and attempting to gain entry in Creston. Police located the person and ensured that he received the medical assistance he required.

Feb. 26

  • Report of a suspicious vehicle at a business in Creston.
  • A report of an overdue traveller that was unreachable by family turned out to be a person stuck on Kootenay Pass during avalanche control.

Feb. 27

  • Intervened in a domestic disturbance involving alcohol.
  • Report of a patron refusing to wear a mask at a business in Erickson.
  • Report of mischief to a residence in Kitchener.

Feb. 28

  • Noise complaint regarding the use of a chainsaw early in the morning.
  • Police attended to an open 911 call at a residence in Creston. Upon arrival, it was apparent that there had been a disturbance in the residence. One person was removed and charged with assault.

– Information courtesy of Staff Sgt. Ryan Currie of the Creston RCMP

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