Creston Media Report


Police received 74 calls for assistance from to September 24 to October 1, 2019.


September 24, 2019

  • A vehicle stop on Highway 3 near West Creston resulted in the prohibited driver having her vehicle towed. Police also located a small amount of methamphetamine with the driver. Charges are pending.
  • Report of threats over text stemming from a conflict over playing Pokemon Go.

September 25, 2019

  • Report of an attempted fraud online.
  • Intervened in a neighbour dispute over barking dogs.
  • Attended to a disturbance in Lister involving people yelling outside a residence. Alcohol was a factor.
  • Report of suspicious phone calls where the person answering the call was met with obscene sounds. Appeared to be a prank.

September 26, 2019

  • Police attended to a disturbance with two individuals who had been evicted from a local business after an alcohol fueled loud argument. After being advised that attempting to “hug” the attending officers was not appropriate, the couple calmed down and found other accommodations for the night.
  • Intervened in a family disturbance involving and intoxicated youth.
  • Attended to a report of an attempted theft in Kitchener. Upon police intervention, one witness was found to be breaching a house arrest condition. 

September 27, 2019

  • Report of mischief to political advertisement signs.
  • Investigated a report of a dog possibly being shot by a neighbour. BC SPCA involved. Investigation was unable to establish that the dog had been shot or harmed.
  • Attended to a family dispute in West Creston involving money. 

September 28, 2019

  • Report of harassment stemming from drug use and money.
  • Attended to a family disturbance in Erickson involving ex partners and child custody.
  • Report from a local woman of unwanted inappropriate advances from an unknown male at the Creston Valley Mall. 

September 29, 2019

  • A report of an intoxicated male causing a disturbance in Creston resulted in the male being held in police cells until sober. 
  • Attended to a disturbance at a residence in Lister. Police attended and found the suspect attempting to hide in a closet. Alcohol was a factor.
  • Report of attempted extortion on line over the sending and receiving of personal explicit videos. 
  • Intervened in a disturbance over child custody.

September 30, 2019

  • Report of unsafe firearm use in Kitchener.
  • Report of theft of political advertising signs in Crawford Bay.
  • Police attended to a report of an unwanted relative at a school. 
  • A report of a vehicle driving erratically in Creston resulted in the drinking driver having his licence suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded. 


S/Sgt. Ryan Currie 2019-10-01