Police respond to 192 calls for service

Police respond to 192 calls for service

RCMP busy with collisions, assault complaints last week.

The Cranbrook RCMP responded to 192 calls for service this past week, and were kept busy with a number of assualt and collision reports.

Police reported eight assault complaints, three of which were domestic in nature and resulted in arrests and charges. Two other assault calls were made, while a further two more calls involved RCMP dealing with highly intoxicated individuals. One complaint involved a distraught person who ran into the bush and tried to swing an object at an intervening officer. IN all cases, RCMP members were unharmed.

RCMP report four collisions in Cranbrook; one of which is an impaired driving investigation, while four more occured outside of town. One of those collisions included an off-road quad accident, however, no life-threatening injuries were reported in any of the incidents.

Police report 17 thefts; two shoplifting while one was a theft of a vehicle that turned out to be a vehicle taken by a boyfriend without consent.

However, nine thefts from vehicles were reported; a theft of a license plate was recovered in Slave Lake, Alberta, a theft of a backpack and contents where a suspect was located, arrested and discovered to have commited multiple thefts from vehilces.

Six other thefts were reported such as cash taken from an unattended backpack at a local park, an uninstalled central vac system from a house, and a cell phone from a party. Internal theft at a local business where a suspect was arrested and the theft of a cooler from a campsite were also reported. A bike was also stolen out of a fenced yard.

No residential break and enters were reported, however, a computer was stolen out of a construction trailer at a local business.

Six drug seizures were made involving marijuana and cocaine.

Nine mental health calls were reported; no one was taken into custody, but two were assisted to the East Kootenay Regional Hospital.

RCMP also reported 17 false 911 complaints.