Creston Media Report


Police received 43 calls for assistance from November 19 to November 26, 2019.


November 19, 2019

  • A report that an ex-partner took a vehicle without consent turned out to be a civil property matter.

November 20, 2019

  • A Creston resident reported hearing strange voices coming from the shed in his back yard. 
  • Police investigated an assault and property damage by a tenant. 
  • Report of a fraudulent telephone salesman going door to door was verified as legitimate by police. 
  • Police assisted with a person that relatives feared was a harm to herself. 

November 21, 2019

  • Police attended to a single vehicle collision at Kootenay Bay in which the driver was deceased from injuries. Investigation continuing. 
  • Police attended to a mischief in progress at a business in Creston in which a female was found to be breaking windows with a baseball bat. Upon arrival, police witnessed the female breaking windows and she was arrested without incident. After questioning the female she stated that she did the damage as she wished to go to jail as her partner was currently incarcerated. Alcohol believed to be a factor. 

November 22, 2019

  • Police were called to investigate a claim of plagiarism when a person felt that an article was used on a website without consent. The complainant was advised that the matter was civil in nature.
  • Report of threats uttered by an employer to an employee who was released from his position. 

November 23, 2019

  • Police were called to a domestic assault in Creston. Charges are pending.
  • Police checked the curfew of an offender currently on probation. When police observed that the person was not abiding by conditions, probation services was advised. 
  • A vehicle stop for an expired licence resulted in the drinking driver being arrested for possessing a stolen licence plate, and also being issued a driving suspension.

November 24, 2019

  • Police attended to a report that an unknown male had entered a residence in Creston and was speaking incoherently. Police arrested the male in the residence without incident. After investigation, it was found that the male had been consuming narcotics and was having an adverse reaction. Charges are pending. 
  • Police attended to a call that a male was on a rooftop yelling at people in Creston. 

November 25, 2019

  • A call to assist EHS regarding a person who may have consumed narcotics resulted in an investigation into a drug impaired driver. 
  • Police received two separate reports of theft of a wallet and a passport from unlocked vehicles in Creston.
  • A report of a suspicious person selling door to door turned out to be a legitimate service provider. 

S/Sgt. Ryan Currie 2019-11-26