Police report

Police may pursue charges against a male found cutting down a tree near the Houston Legion on January 26.

Police arrested a female in Granisle for domestic assault at 8:10 a.m. Jan. 24. RCMP Sergeant Rose says she was released on conditions to face charges in Houston court Feb. 17.

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Police stopped a vehicle on Highway 16 near Caledonia Ave. at 9:55 a.m. Jan. 26. Sgt. Rose says the driver was stopped for using an electronic device while driving, and police found that the driver was to be served a driving prohibition. Her licence was seized and she was given a temporary licence to drive home, Sgt. Rose said.

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Police got a report of a male cutting down a tree near the Houston Legion at 8:35 p.m. Jan. 26. Sgt. Rose says the male told police that he needed firewood, and police told him that he could not just cut down a tree owned by someone else. Investigation is ongoing and charges may be pursued against the male, Sgt. Rose said.

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Police got a report of someone in breach of a restraining order at 9:40 a.m. Jan. 27. Sgt. Rose says police collected information and forwarded it to police in Dawson Creek, where the offender lives.

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Police got a report of fraud at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 27. Sgt. Rose says a male was contracted to do some work, was paid in advance and failed to complete the work. Investigation is ongoing.

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Police got a request for a peace bond from a female in Topley at 3:45 p.m. Jan. 27. Sgt. Rose says police got a statement and forwarded it to the Crown for consideration.

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Police arrested a drunk female from Hagan Street in Granisle at 8:20 p.m. Jan. 27. Sgt. Rose says the female was attempting to depart in a stolen vehicle. No charges were laid.

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Police got a report Jan. 28 of a break and enter that happened a few days prior. Sgt. Rose says a victim was assaulted and had cash stolen at a home on Pearson Road. The suspects are known and police are working to arrest them.

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Police got a request to check a home on Sixth Street for a male bound by curfew conditions. Sgt. Rose says police found the male gone.  Investigation is ongoing and charges are expected against the male.

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A car hit the raised median and signpost at the intersection of Highway 16 and Tweedie Ave. at 8:20 a.m. Jan. 29. Sgt. Rose says a westbound semi made a wide turn causing the westbound car  to take evasive action, and swerve onto the raised median. No charges were laid as it could not be determined who was responsible.

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A vehicle hit the ditch on Highway 16 at Poplar Road at 11:05 a.m. Jan. 29. Sgt. Rose says police believe the cause of the crash was speed and the icy roadway. No one was seriously injured and the driver was issued a ticket for having inadequate snow tires.

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In the past seven days, police got six other traffic complaints, three abandoned 9-1-1 calls, and two bylaw complaints.

 

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