Creston Media Report

Police received 62 calls for assistance from September 14 to September 21, 2020.

September 14, 2020

  • A vehicle stop on Highway 3 near West Creston for speeding resulted in the unlicensed driver being fined and having his vehicle impounded.
  • Report of a purse being stolen from an unlocked residence in Creston.
  • A male causing a disturbance by yelling in a Creston park was arrested and lodged in police cells for being drunk in public.

September 15, 2020

  • Report of a male yelling obscenities outside a business in Creston. 
  • Report of a theft of gas from a Creston gas station. 
  • Police attended to a report of a male running into traffic and yelling at drivers on Canyon Street. 

September 16, 2020

  • A disturbance outside a residence in Creston resulted in one male being arrested and charged with uttering threats. 

September 17, 2020

  • A vehicle stop for erratic driving on Lower Wynndel Road resulted in the drinking driver being issued a 3 day licence suspension and having her vehicle impounded. 
  • Police attended to a report of an unwanted guest at a residence after a family dispute. 
  • Police intervened in a disturbance at a Provincial Government office after a person was reported to be aggressive with staff.

September 18, 2020

  • Police attended to a report of a male causing a disturbance at a Creston business after he was denied use of the washroom facilities. 
  • Report of a break and enter to a residence stemming from a dispute over property. 
  • Police attended to a report of a disturbance on Canyon Street in which two males were fighting. 

September 19, 2020

  • A vehicle stop for erratic driving in the early morning hours on Canyon Street resulted in the drinking driver having his licence suspended for 3 days. A further check with ICBC resulted in the driver receiving a 3 month driving prohibition for administrative reasons. 
  • Police attended to a male causing a disturbance outside a Creston business after being refused service due to his inability to provide identification. 
  • Report of a dog biting a person after attending a property unintentionally in Erickson.
  • Police stopped a vehicle in Highway 3 for speeding. The driver was found to have been drinking and received a 3 day licence suspension due to the level of alcohol. 

September 20, 2020

  • Police attended to a report of a female causing problems and possibly starting a small campfire beside Highway 3 in Gray Creek. Police assisted the person in finding lodging for the night. 
  • A report of a suspicious light on Mount Thompson turned out to be a camper. 

S/Sgt. Ryan Currie 2020-09-21