The Week On The Beat: Oct. 17-24

Cranbrook RCMP respond to 144 calls over week past

  • Oct. 28, 2016 2:00 p.m.

For the Townsman

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 144 calls for service over the past week, October 17 (6 a.m.) to October 24 (6 a.m.), according to a press release from Staff Sergeant Hector Lee.

• One impaired driver was nabbed — an alcohol-related case.

• Three collisions were reported, all in town. One incident resulted in a driver being charged under the Motor Vehicles Act.

• There were no hit-and-run incidents reported.

• Thirteen mental health calls were reported. Six individuals were apprehended.

• There were six assault complaints. Three of these were domestic in nature — arrests were made in two of those three incidents.

• Thirteen thefts were reported. Two were shoplifting offences; one was a theft of a bicycle from Western Financial Place; two were complaints of motor vehicles taken without consent (one of these was unfounded, the other was a rental car that was simply disabled remotely); three were thefts from vehicle – nothing of significance stolen. And there were four other thefts — one theft of backpack (subsequently recovered; one possible theft of gas; one gas and dash; and theft of wallets from Memorial Arena change room while players were on the ice.

• Two Break and Enters into businesses were reported this week past: The Kootenay Landscaping yard was broken into, and five hedge Husquvarna hedge trimmers taken as well as fuel; and the Shanti Day Spa was broken into – some equipment, various cleaning supplies as well as several jars of jam were taken.

• Five reports of property damage were reported: Two related to the above noted assault files; one unfounded; one where a vehicle with the sunroof open had bear spray deployed inside the vehicle.

• No drug seizures were reported this week past.

• There were 13 false alarms/false 911 complaints.

• Three people were arrested for intoxication in public place.

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