RCMP respond to 202 calls for service last week

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 202 calls for service from Monday, June 29 to Sunday, July 5.

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 202 calls for service from Monday, June 29 to Sunday, July 5. Staff Sgt. Dave Dubnyk provided the details for the report.

June 29

12:10 a.m. Police responded to a report of youth attempting to steal vehicles on the 400 block of 18th Avenue South.

12:26 a.m. Police were requested to attend and remove an unwanted guest from a local business.

7:41 a.m. Request from BC Ambulance to assist with a patient.

9:00 a.m. The theft of a chainsaw was reported. A Stihl 460 taken from a shed on the 300 block of 21st Avenue South.

10:07 a.m. A caller report that an individual was driving a vehicle without a driver’s licence.

1:42 p.m. An intoxicated male was seen walking down the 700 block of 3rd Street South while not wearing any shoes.

1:42 p.m. A caller reported seeing a dog locked in a hot vehicle outside a local business.

2:29 p.m. Report of a two vehicle accident. No injuries were reported.

5:25 p.m. Report of a employer and ex-employee having a dispute.

7:41 p.m. Police received a Mental Health Act apprehension warrant for a local individual.

8:25 p.m. Report of theft. The caller reported that money was stolen from their residence on the 700 block of 11th Avenue South.

9:04 p.m. Report of a disturbance at a residence on the 300 block of 13th Avenue South.

9:54 p.m. A caller reported hearing what sounded like gunshots near Rosen Lake.

10:41 p.m. A loud party was reported on the 1300 block of 17th Street South.

June 30

1:07 a.m. Report of a suspicious person on the 2000 block of Kokanee Drive.

2:59 a.m. Report of a potentially suicidal female. Police attended the residence and spoke to the female who was then transported to the hospital for further assessment.

4:08 a.m. A suspicious youth was seen in the 1000 block of Victoria Avenue North.

5:24 a.m. Report of loud vehicles working in the Tamarack Centre parking lot.

12:29 p.m. A disturbance was reported on the 300 block of Van Horne Street.

12:33 p.m. Police investigated an abandoned 911 call. It turned out to be a medical emergency. An ambulance was already on the scene.

3:22 p.m. Theft of a vehicle was reported from the 500 block of 6th Street South.

3:57 p.m. An erratic driver was reported. The vehicle was a yellow Chevrolet Camaro with BC licence plates that was being driven at excessive speeds.

8:17 p.m. Report of an abandoned 911 call. Police followed up and found it was from an individual calling to report an erratic driver — a grey Ford with BC licence plates. The complainant said the driver was inconsistent. Police tracked down the vehicle which was being driven by a learner driving for the first time.

July 1

12:01 a.m. A loud party was reported on the 600 block of 6th Avenue South.

12:10 a.m. Report of a possible impaired driver. Police attended and located the vehicle. The driver was determined not impaired, but was issued two violation tickets for failing to produce his driver’s licence and not having a new driver sign on the vehicle.

12:25 a.m. A loud noise was heard on the 1700 block of Cobham Avenue.

12:27 a.m. Report of a domestic dispute. Police attended and arrested an intoxicated male. He was released once sober. An investigation is ongoing.

12:38 a.m. A youth was reported to have runaway. The youth was under a court ordered curfew. Police patrolled the area and arrested the youth for breach of court order. He was released to a care worker on a promise to appear for a future court date.

2:20 a.m. Report of a female passed out in the park on the 100 block of 10th Avenue South. The female was located and turned over to a sober adult relative.

10:57 a.m. A report of two young children left in a vehicle  while the parents were in a local business. Police could not locate the vehicle, but were provided the BC licence plate and will follow up.

11:57 a.m. A disturbance was reported at a local golf course.

4:03 p.m. A two vehicle accident occurred. There were no injuries.

6:22 p.m. Report of mischief. The complainant reported that a can of pop was thrown out the window of a passing car and had hit his vehicle.

6:49 p.m. Report of a dog locked in a hot vehicle.

7:14 p.m. Report of a possible impaired driver. The vehicle was a black Oldsmobile with Ontario plates that was having difficulties maintaining lane positioning. Police were unable to locate the vehicle due to high traffic volume and delays due to Canada Day activities.

8:18 p.m. Report of a intoxicated individual on 7th Avenue South.

9:11 p.m. Report of an intoxicated male refusing to leave the park during Canada Day activities.

9:17 p.m. Police received a bylaw complaint about a dog left to roam in a park off-leash.

10:07 p.m. Two vehicle accident occurred. There were no injuries reported.

10:22 p.m. Report of a theft. The caller had given a hitchhiker a ride and after dropping the person off found that items were missing.

11:45 p.m. A large, loud party was reported in the 700 block of 21st Avenue North.

July 2

1:13 a.m. Report of an assault.

5:26 a.m. Report of an intoxicated female passed out in a local service station.

6:53 a.m. A caller from Ontario requested help in locating her mother. Police investigated and located the caller’s mother at a local motel.

9:58 a.m. Police were requested to attend a local residence while the complainant removed some belongings.

12:10 p.m. A three vehicle accident occurred. No injuries reported.

12:12 p.m. Report of a suicidal male. The male had left his house for a walk. When police spoke to him and found there were no issues.

12:41 p.m. Mischief to a vehicle occurred sometime earlier on Jimsmith Lake Road.

1:08 p.m. A complainant reported a large dog running loose.

1:15 p.m. A dispute between two clients at a local bank was reported.

2:46 p.m. Report of possible incidents of child abuse. The matter is under investigation.

3:41 p.m. Report of an erratic driver. The vehicle was a gold Jeep that was tailgating and cutting people off.

7:21 p.m. Elk Valley RCMP requested assistance in arresting and obtaining a statement from an individual, stemming from an assault investigation.

9:06 p.m. Report of vandalism to a vehicle parked in the 1600 block of Staple Crescent.

11:23 p.m. Report of an individual passed out on the 1700 block of 2nd Street North. Police located the individual, who was not intoxicated. Rather he had stopped for a rest. He left on his own.

11:59 p.m. Police were asked to remove an unwanted guest at a local motel.

July 3

4:37 a.m. Report of a dine and dash at a local restaurant. Four male subjects ordered and consumed $85 worth of food, then left without paying.

9:05 a.m. Report of a theft from a carport on the 700 block of 22nd Avenue North.

9:21 a.m. A caller requested police to come and pick up firearms for destruction.

10:16 a.m. Report of a male with no shoes and no shirt wandering in the middle of the road on the 1500 block of 1st Street South.

10:31 a.m. A caller reported that information from their credit card was stolen and had been used by suspects to book a flight.

10:45 a.m. Report of a dog left in a hot vehicle at department store.

10:55 a.m. Report of a suicidal male. Police attended and spoke to the individual. The male was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and taken to hospital for further mental health assessment.

4:13 p.m. Report of cash stolen from a wallet at a local business.

4:29 p.m. A caller reported hearing gunshots in the Horseshoe Lake area.

7:03 p.m. A suspicious package was reported in the parking lot of a local church. It turned out to be a set of fireworks that had already been detonated. The packaged was removed and disposed of.

7:08 p.m. Report of a disturbance at a residence on the 2100 block of 2nd Street South.

8:02 p.m. Report of an erratic driver — a Ford F150 with a BC licence plate. The vehicle was driven at erratic speeds and had difficulty minting its lane.

8:13 p.m. An outside police agency requested Cranbrook RCMP’s help in locating and notifying a local individual regarding a death in the family.

July 4

1:11 a.m. Police were requested by BC Ambulance to help with a combative patient.

3:07 a.m. A caller reported that an intoxicated male had walked into their residence through the front door. Police attended and arrest a Calgary man who had entered the house not knowing where he was. The male was lodged in a cell until sober.

4:11 a.m. Report of a possible impaired driver. Police attended. The vehicle was unoccupied, but officers spoke to the owner of the vehicle, however there was not sufficient evidence to indicate intoxicated driving.

4:59 a.m. Police were requested to check the wellbeing of a local individual. Police spoke with the individual who was suffering from mental health issues. The subject agreed to attend the hospital for further assessment.

7:41 a.m. Report of an intoxicated male in the 700 block of 2nd Street South.

9:16 a.m. Report of a disturbance at a residence on the 500 block of 12th Avenue South.

3:11 p.m. Request for a wellbeing check on an individual sleeping in a vehicle. Police attended and spoke to the individual who had become tired and decided to sleep for awhile before driving on.

3:19 p.m. Police received a call of an intoxicated individual driving a mobility scooter. Later police received a second call saying the person had driven the scooter into the ditch. Police attended and spoke with the individual who had been consuming alcohol. The subject was picked up by a sober adult relative and returned home.

3:24 p.m. Report of dogs left in a hot vehicle.

4:07 p.m. Report of a travel trailer with an Alberta licence plate, travelling from Moyie to Cranbrook, dumping sewage on the roadside.

7:33 p.m. Report of two male subjects having a physical fight in a grocery store.

8:06 p.m. Report of an erratic driver. The vehicle — a blue Dodge Nitro — was tailgating and passing on a double solid.

8:53 p.m.  A caller reported that two youths who went swimming at a local lake should have returned home. Police located the youths, who had lost track of time. They would return home shortly.

July 5

12:55 a.m. Report of a disturbance at a residence on the 1300 block of 11th Street South.

9:27 a.m. Report of a breach of court ordered conditions.

10:07 a.m. Report of an assault.

12:18 p.m. Report of an erratic driver. The vehicle was a white Toyota RAV4 from Alberta which was passing on solid lines.

12:59 p.m. A caller reported her purse had been stolen while she was eating lunch outside a local grocery store.

3:27 a.m. A group riding ATVs in a rural area requested police assistance in locating a member of their group that had left the others and become lost. Police used ATVs and a police dog to locate the missing rider.

6:27 p.m. Report of a suspicious person on the 400 block of 18th Avenue South.

7:28 p.m. A complainant reported that after lending their ATM card to an individual to make a small purchase, the subject had instead made a large withdrawal of funds.


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