Creston Media Report


Police received 43 calls for assistance from October 22 to October 29, 2019.


October 22, 2019

  • A drinking driver was issued a 90 day licence suspension and a vehicle impound after missing a turn and ending up in the ditch in Creston.
  • A vehicle stop for a non operating brake light resulted in a seizure of narcotics from the passenger in Erickson. 

October 23, 2019

  • Attended to a report of a violent youth in Lister. Assisted in getting the youth the medical assistance he required. 
  • Report of illegal dumping near Yahk referred to BC Conservation Officers.
  • A vehicle stop for an unregistered vehicle in Creston resulted in the angry driver being arrested for obstruction while being issued the offence notice.

October 24, 2019

  • After the report of a commercial alarm, a vehicle was stopped in the vicinity. Although not involved in the alarm after investigation, the drug impaired driver received a licence suspension. 
  • Report of ongoing loud parties in a rural area in Lister.

October 25, 2019

  • A vehicle stop for careless driving in Erickson resulted in the drinking driver being issues a 90 day licence suspension and having his vehicle impounded. 
  • Report of mischief to a vehicle and lights at a rural residence near Kingsgate. 
  • Report of suspicious phone calls in which the callers speak in other languages. 

October 26, 2019

  • Report of threats between ex-partners in Creston.

October 27, 2019

  • Report of horses on Highway 3 near Ryan Station. 
  • Called to investigate an assault and threats in Crawford Bay.

October 28, 2019

  • Report mischief to the public washroom at Centennial Park.
  • Report of a possible theft of a dog turned out to be a dispute between two parties over who should be caring for it. 
  • Report of harassing communications from an ex-partner.
  • Report of a continuously barking dog in Creston. 

S/Sgt. Ryan Currie 2019-10-29