The Week on the Beat: July 13-19

Cranbrook Police responded to 196 calls for service from Monday, July 13 to Sunday, July 19. Staff Sgt. Dave Dubnyk provided the details.

Cranbrook Police responded to 196 calls for service from Monday, July 13 to Sunday, July 19. Staff Sgt. Dave Dubnyk provided the details.

July 13

1:22 a.m. Police received a report of an intoxicated man in front of a local hotel causing problems. Police attended and located the individual, who was taken to a local motel to stay for the night.

8:01 a.m. Reported theft from a local business. It was a suspected internal theft of a significant amount of money. The matter is under current investigation.

8:51 a.m. A small quantity of marijuana was seized from a patient at the hospital. No charges were filed.

9:24 a.m. Two bikes were reported stolen from the 1000 block of 23rd Avenue North. One was a white CCM and the other a red Devinci Frantic.

11:11 a.m. Another bike was reported stolen from the 1000 block of 23rd Avenue — a black Norco Brigade.

2:37 p.m. Police received a report of a person missing from their foster home since July 9. After inquiring around, police located the individual, who was brought home.

3:01 p.m. Whitehorse RCMP requested assistance in checking for a person they suspected was living in Cranbrook. The person did not reside here.

3:47 p.m. A caller reported that two individuals — one on a quad and one on a dirt bike — were driving recklessly through campsites around the Wildhorse Bridge.

5:22 p.m. Report of a traffic hazard on Mission-Wycliffe Road, as several vehicles were slowing down to get a look at a small wildfire in that area.

7:22 p.m. Theft of a bike from the corner of Theatre Road and Cranbrook Street North. The bike was a orange and white Kraken Mountain Bike.

11:12 p.m. A suspicious person was spotted on the 200 block of 23rd Avenue North.

July 14

12:43 a.m. Report of two males walking along the 500 block of 7th Street South checking door handles of vehicles.

7:12 a.m. A suspicious male was reported to be banging loudly on the complainant’s door. When police arrived the man had left and could not be located.

10:48 a.m. Report of a person who was on the ground in front of a business on the 1600 block of Cranbrook Street North. Police located the individual, who was resting while waiting for parents to arrive from outside of town.

9:33 a.m. A traffic hazard was reported — a silver Lincoln with an Ontario licence plate heading towards Cranbrook was driving on a mini spare tire. It also appeared to the caller that the suspension was broken.

11:17 a.m. Illegal dumping was reported on the 3200 block of New Lake Road.

1:45 p.m. Report of a sexual assault.

4:54 p.m. Report of a single vehicle motorcycle accident — both the driver and passenger received non-life threatening injuries.

5:28 p.m. Kelowna RCMP requested assistance in a homicide investigation.

6:29 p.m. Two youths on motorcycles were reported riding and causing damage to a property on Collinson Road.

8:23 p.m. Police were requested to check the wellbeing of an individual at a residence. Police spoke to the individual, who would be contacting the worried family member.

10:39 p.m. Report of a possible impaired driver. The vehicle was a blue sedan with B.C. licence plates driving in the 700 block of Van Horne Street South. Police patrolled but could not locate the vehicle.

10:53 p.m. A caller reported that two small children were near the boat launch at Norbury Lake and worried about their safety.

July 15

5:53 a.m. Report of a domestic dispute. Police attended and found evidence that a female had been assaulted by the boyfriend, who had fled the scene. With the help of a police dog, the man was quickly located hiding in a nearby shed. He was intoxicated, but arrested without incident and held until sober, then released on a promise to appear for a future court date to face possible assault charges.

10:12 a.m. A suspicious person was reported in the 2700 block of 37th Street South.

12:46 p.m. Report of an erratic driver — a grey, class A motorhome towing an SUV with B.C. licence plates passing unsafely.

1:21 p.m. Report of a driver’s side mirror being smashed off in the 500 block of 1st Avenue North.

2:01 p.m. Police responded to an abandoned 911 call. The call turned out to be a family disturbance. All was calm when police arrived.

9:06 p.m. Report of a disturbance on 10th Avenue South.

10:35 p.m. Report of an erratic driver — a white Dodge pickup truck with B.C. Plates took off from a business on Cranbrook Street North driving down the wrong side of the road.

July 16

12:23 a.m. Report of a loud party in the 300 block of 1st Avenue South.

12:36 a.m. Report of a suicidal female. Police attended and spoke to the individual, who willingly went to the hospital for further assessment.

2:18 a.m. BC Ambulance requested assistance in dealing with a male subject that had been badly assaulted and taken to hospital. Police have a possible suspect.

12:45 p.m. A local individual was found in possession of ammunition contrary to a court order. He was arrested and charged.

12:48 p.m. A bright orange Norco Storm mountain bike was reported stolen from Mount Royal Drive.

3:10 p.m. Tires and rims were reported stolen from a vehicle at a local auto body shop.

3:29 p.m. A white Chevy Silverado was reported for erratic driving.

9:26 p.m. Report of assault.

9:35 p.m. A caller worried about a female who had left her residence and had no further contact with her family. Police suspect she travelled to Vancouver. The investigation is ongoing.

July 17

10:38 a.m. Report of a two vehicle accident. No injuries.

1:00 p.m. A purse, found on the road in the 300 block of 4th Street South, was turned in.

3:17 p.m. A caller reported that keys had been taken from a car door while he was unloading groceries.

5:52 p.m. Kamloops RCMP requested assistance in looking into a missing person matter.

6:39 p.m. Request from the hospital to assist in transporting a patient known to be violent.

7:49 p.m. An assault was reported at a local liquor establishment.

11:24 p.m. Report of a male charging at an individual.

July 18

12:40 a.m. BC Ambulance requested assistance with an aggressive patient.

2:37 a.m. An officer arrested an individual for public intoxication and held him in a cell until sober.

3:08 a.m. A loud party was reported on the 800 block of 23rd Avenue South.

9:58 a.m. A Sony Cypershot 12 mp camera was reported stolen from a vehicle on Pinewood Avenue South.

11:25 a.m. A caller reported that camping equipment had been left on his lawn on the 300 block of Hwy 3/95.

3:16 p.m. Report of two Ford Mustangs racing on Van Horne Street.

6:50 p.m. An abandoned 911 call turned out to be a medical issue.

8:45 p.m. A driver reportedly forgot to remove the gas nozzle before driving away from a Jaffray gas station, causing damage to the pump. The vehicle stayed at the scene.

9:28 p.m. Two males were reported on the roof of Amy Woodland School.

9:51 p.m. Report of a lost purse on Wattsville Road.

11:56 p.m. A male was causing a disturbance at a local rural property. Police were called the man was arrested after a physical altercation. Police suspect he was impaired and on drugs. He was released on a promise to appear on police recommended charges.

July 19

7:12 a.m. A caller reported a person sleeping in their vehicle on 1st Avenue South. The person was intoxicated  and taken into custody, then picked up by parents once sober.

11:05 a.m. A caller reported that his wallet had fallen off the roof of his car. The wallet was found, but the contents had been stolen.

5:41 p.m. Report of a intoxicated individual laying on the ground near the entrance of a local business. Police took the intoxicated individual into custody and held them until sober.

8:27 a.m. A two vehicle accident occurred on the 1100 block of 2nd Street South. One individual received minor, non life threatening injuries.

9:42 p.m. A single vehicle accident occurred. The vehicle hit an elk. The elk had to be euthanized.


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