Creston RCMP responded to 73 calls for assistance from September 25 to October 2, Staff Sergeant Ryan Currie said on Tuesday.
• Police got a call for assistance to deal with an unwelcome youth outside a local school.
• A report came in about possible drug dealing in town.
• RCMP had to intervene in a neighbours’ dispute in Wynndel.
• A suspicious male and female who attended a residence in Creston posing as insurance bill collectors was received.
• Parties in a family dispute were separated to avoid issues.
• Police referred a landlord to the appropriate agency when he asked for help in evicting a tenant in West Creston. Police do not evict tenants, Currie said.
• A distraught youth who injured himself was taken for medical attention.
• Police attended to an issue with a trespasser on private property in Creston.
• When a complaint was made about inappropriate Facebook comments the issue was reported to the site administrator with a request to remove the comments.
• Police attended to keep the police when family members got embroiled in a dispute about the sale of personal belongings.
• When asked to intervene in a pet custody dispute police advised that the issue was a civil, not criminal, matter.
• A highly intoxicated male was arrested in Millennium Park and held in cells until sober.
• After attending to a noise complaint, police referred to Creston’s bylaw officer to follow up.
• A family member was accused of taking a car without consent.
• Police received a complaint about threats being uttered.
• Police were called to an alcohol-fueled disturbance in Lister.
• A male behaving suspiciously in a Creston restaurant was taken to the hospital for evaluation.
• Police helped herd cows off Highway 3 in Yahk.
• The subject reported by a Creston restaurant on September 28 was back again. Police returned him to the hospital.
• Police made a patrol with Conservation Officers after a report of suspicious hunters in the Yahk area.
• A stolen credit card was reported being used in Creston.
• People disputing the will of a deceased person were referred to civil lawyers.
• When police got a report of suspicious sounds coming from an app on a cell phone the complainant was provided assistance through health services.
• A person from Fernie reportedly missing, possibly in the Creston area, was located without issue.
• An industrial generator was reported stolen in Wynndel.
• Police believe a person accused of shoplifting at a Creston business might have taken the item by mistake.
• Police were called to assist with a mentally ill person.
• When police investigated a suspicious person walking in Lister with a flashlight they learned the man’s vehicle had broken down.
• A noise disturbance was reported in Creston.
• Police were notified about a threat to damage a vehicle.