Creston Media Report


Police received 79 calls for assistance from July 9 to July 16, 2019.


July 9, 2019

  • Report of harassment from a previous landlord.
  • A request to check on the well being of a Creston resident resulted in the resident swearing at Creston RCMP officers for checking on him.
  • Complaint of harassment on Facebook.
  • Called to intervene in a civil dispute over vehicle repairs.
  • Attended to an assault complaint in Crawford Bay stemming from an alleged theft of a bottle of vodka.

July 10, 2019

  • Report of a breach of a family law court order. Police checked and found no issues.
  • A report of continuous loud noise at a residence in Creston was referred to Bylaw Services. 

July 11, 2019

  • Attended a domestic disturbance in Kitchener. 
  • Report of damage to vehicles in Yahk.
  • Called to a disturbance at a business in Creston which turned out to be a consensual fight. 

July 12, 2019

  • Attended to a domestic disturbance in Creston in which a window was broken.
  • Called to a Creston business after a disgruntled ex-employee was causing a disturbance.
  • Report of property damage in Riondel after a motorcycle was seen riding on a ball field. 
  • Report of an intoxicated male stumbling down Canyon Street. 
  • Investigated a situation in which an intoxicated caller to the RCMP call centre threatened an operator.

July 13, 2019

  • Complaint of dog chasing a bike rider near Sirdar. 
  • Report of a telephone scam in which the caller requested bank payments in the form of Google gift cards. Police spoke with the fraudster who became irate and yelled at the police.
  • Report of a malnourished cow in Yahk.

July 14, 2019

  • While conducting patrols near a drinking establishment in Creston, a clearly intoxicated individual exposed his buttocks to a police officer. When confronted, the exposer ran away from police with his buttocks still exposed. Considering his condition and his state of undress, police were bale to easily catch up with him. The stunt resulted in a night in police cells and a ticket for the visitor to Creston.
  • Report of a noisy party in Creston.
  • Report of an impaired driver on Highway 3 near Kitchener. Patrols made but suspect not located.
  • Report of a male drinking in public in Creston.

July 15, 2019

  • The failure to return a vehicle as agreed to between friends resulted in a call to police after threats were made.  
  • A note found on a vehicle threatening to damage it turned out to be a prank. Prankster was warned.
  • Call regarding trespassing in Erickson.
  • Report of an unwanted youth entering a home without permission. 
  • Cal received from Kingsgate CBSA regarding a small illicit drug seizure. 
  • Called to assist MCFD to intervene in a family issue.

July 16, 2019

  • Called to intervene in a tenant dispute over continuous loud noise in Creston. Landlord was engaged to assist. 


In the evening of July 14th on Gray Creek Forest Service Road, an early 90’s white Chevrolet/GMC pickup truck with a canopy was a suspect in the theft of an off-road motorcycle.  There appeared to be no licence plate on the vehicle. Police are looking for anyone with information relating to this truck and the suspect to locate the stolen motorcycle.

S/Sgt. Ryan Currie 2019-07-09