For the Townsman
Cranbrook RCMP responded to 131 calls for service over the past week, November 21 (6 a.m.) to November 28 (6 a.m.), according to a press release from Staff Sergeant Hector Lee.
• Six impaired drivers were nabbed — all alcohol-related cases.
• Six collisions were reported: two in town that resulted in minor injuries and/or minor damag, and four outside of town with either the road conditions or wildlife being a major factor
• There was one hit-and-run incident — a vehicle hit a yield sign, resulting in the sign being uprooted along with the concrete, and appears to have been dragged for a short distance..
• Six mental health calls were reported. Four individuals were apprehended.
• There were six assault complaints: Three were domestic related incidents.
• Nine thefts were reported — two shoplifting incidents, one theft of a vehicle (the Search and Rescue truck was stolen but recovered in town),three thefts from vehicles — including the possible theft of gas from U-Haul trucks, the theft of wallet and electronics from unlocked vehicles — and other thefts, from construction sites, roommates and a hotel room.
• There were two break-and-enters into businesses. A break-and-enter to the Search and Rescue building on 7th Avenue, from where the truck was taken for a joy ride and found within the city. Nothing from the truck was stolen. This matter is still under investigation. And uspicious males were reported removing items from a yard in the industrial area. The business was located and appears nothing was stolen.
• One break-and-enter into residence was reported — into an unlocked garage out in Wardner where chainsaw was stolen.
• There were five reports of property damage: Three were domestic situations or involved a landlord/tenant issue
• One drug seizure wwas reported this week past — marijuana.
• There were 14 false alarms/false 911 complaints.
• Three people were arrested for intoxication in public place.