The week on the beat: Police respond to 155 calls this week

Cranbrook RCMP responded to a total of 155 calls to service between March 31 and April 5.

Cranbrook RCMP responded to a total of 155 calls to service between March 31 and April 5. There were 753 calls in total for the month of March. Staff Sgt. Dave Dubnyk gave the report. Dubnyk also noted that if anyone has information on any of the matters in the report, they should contact police. Dubnyk also reminded people to lock their vehicles and keep valuables out of sight, because of the recent rash of vehicle break-ins.

March 31

1:05 a.m. A caller reported hearing screaming outside under suspicious circumstances. All officers working performed patrols of the area, but no one was located. There were no further reports of screaming.

7:00 a.m. A single vehicle accident occurred south of Moyie, resulting in minor injuries.

8:05 a.m. A caller reported the theft of four snow tires from a vehicle parked in a compound.

8:11 a.m. Police received a tip about an unsafe vehicle being driven on the road.

9:47 a.m. A person called to report an assault from the night before. The matter is under investigation.

10:41 a.m. There were reports of vehicles being broken into and vandalized on 12th Avenue South.

11:01 a.m. Police investigated a possible breach of court-ordered conditions.

11:08 a.m. A report of vandalism to a vehicle on the 200 block of Cranbrook Street North.

12:29 p.m. A report of an assault at a business. The conflict was between a business owner and a customer.

1:23 p.m. Police arrested an intoxicated individual and lodged them in a cell until   sober.

4:24 p.m. Police received a report that a bike had been taken from a shed sometime earlier in the week. The bike is a green, black and white Specialized mountain bike. Police are reviewing surveillance.

5:49 p.m. Police were asked to perform a wellbeing check on an individual. The subject was located and had been sleeping all day. Police deemed them to be fine and took no further action.

6:28 p.m. Report of threats being uttered between an ex-girlfriend and boyfriend by telephone.

7:07 p.m. A possible impaired driver was called in. The vehicle was a white van with B.C. license plates that was swerving. The van was not located, but the information was forwarded to Kimberley, where the vehicle is registered.

7:24 p.m. An iPad was reported stolen from a residence on the 1000 block of Baker Street. The suspect is known to the resident.

8:35 p.m. Police received a report of harassment between two individuals.

April 1

8:39 a.m. Vandalism was reported found in Gyro Park. The vandals had pulled the tennis court net poles out causing damage to the concrete.

9:25 a.m. An erratic driver was reported on Highway 95A. The vehicle was a white Firebird and was speeding. The vehicle could not be located.

12:55 p.m. A chainsaw was taken from a residence. It is an orange Husqvarna 460.

2:45 p.m. Report of a lost licence plate.

3:22 p.m. A report of a vehicle driving through a red light.

5:17 p.m. A report of a young person riding an unlicensed quad in the Jim Smith Lake area.

6:04 p.m. BC Ambulance requested assistance with a patient.

6:46 p.m. Report of an assault which took place at a residence in the 1900 block of 2nd Street North.

6:59 p.m. Police were requested to help deal with a neighbourhood dispute.

10:57 p.m. Police found that a Cranbrook youth was in breach of court ordered conditions. The subject was found in possession of property he was not supposed to have on him. Charges for breach of probation have been forwarded to Crown council.

11:24 p.m. An individual walked out of the psychiatric unit of the hospital. The person was later located, apprehended and transported back to the hospital.

April 2

2:10 a.m. Police were asked to attend a residence to keep the peace while an individual picked up some belongings.

4:25 a.m. An audible alarm was called in. When police arrived the alarm was no longer going off and the source was not found.

5:38 a.m. Police located an intoxicated individual. The person was taken to a residence and left in the care of a sober person.

8:50 a.m. A vehicle was reported broken into on the 200 block of 8th Avenue South.  Change and some other items were taken.

10:32 a.m. Police investigated an abandoned 911 call. It turned out to be a medical matter and an ambulance was called.

10:56 p.m. Report of a shoplifter in a local grocery store.

11:41 a.m. A caller complained that an individual was urinating outside their local gas bar. They requested police attend and discuss the issue. A B.C. licence plate was obtained and the act was possibly captured on surveillance cameras.

12:27 p.m. A request came in from the Surrey major crime unit to locate an individual. Cranbrook police were able to do that and pass the information back to the Surrey police.

12:47 p.m. Report of theft of fishing gear from a shed in a residence on the 1500 block of a residence on 15th Avenue South.

12:57 p.m. Report of threats between ex-spouses. That is under investigation.

1:09 p.m. Report of theft of a radar detector, gps unit, several CDs and loose change. It was stolen from a vehicle parked on the 300 block of 5th Avenue South sometime overnight.

2:42 p.m. A report of an erratic driver in a brown Ford Flex with Alberta licence plates. The vehicle was tailgating and driving unsafely. Police patrolled but could not locate the vehicle.

2:44 p.m. Theft of a Fuji XP camera from a vehicle.

3:03 p.m. A report of a possible phone scam. The subject was calling people, telling them they owe back taxes and requesting that money be sent to cover back taxes.

3:19 p.m. Police attended a local school to talk to students that were caught stealing from a local service station.

3:41 p.m. An attempted fraud was reported. The person was going to businesses, making purchases with $100 bills and then attempting to confuse the merchant to get more change back.

4:01 p.m. Report of a suspicious male on the 500 block of Briar Avenue.

4:06 p.m. Report of harassment between an ex-landlord and tenant.

5:07 p.m. Theft from a vehicle on the 300 block of 5th Avenue South. DeWalt power tools were stolen from the vehicle.

5:18 p.m. A report of a possible impaired driver. It was a burgundy Cavalier with B.C. Licence plates, and was driving erratically and swerving. The vehicle could not be located.

6:30 p.m. A possible impaired driver was reported. Police located the vehicle and determined the driver had consumed liquor. The driver blew a fail on the roadside screening device and received a 90-day immediate roadside prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

10:01 p.m. A noisy party was reported on the 300 block of 5th Avenue South.

April 3

12:37 a.m. Police investigated a breach of court ordered conditions, when two individuals who were to have no contact, were seen together.

4:00 a.m. A report of an assault on the 100 block of 12th Avenue South. Police are investigating.

4:06 a.m. A patient walked out of the psychiatric unit at the hospital. The patient was later located by police and returned to the unit.

4:22 p.m. Report of an abandoned vehicle on a forest service road.

7:13 p.m. A caller reported a potentially suicidal person. Police attended, apprehended the person and transported them to hospital.

8:19 p.m. Police responded to a silent panic alarm at a local business. It was a false alarm — pushed by mistake.

11:06 p.m. BC Ambulance asked for assistance in dealing with a patient.

April 4

1:34 p.m. Police responded to an intoxicated man laying in the street. The man was arrested for public intoxication and lodged in a cell until sober.

2:32 a.m. Police on patrol pulled over a driver with a learners licence. The driver had consumed alcohol and was issued with a 12 hour driving prohibition.

3:17 a.m. An officer pulled over a vehicle and determined the driver had been drinking. The driver blew a fail and received a 90-day immediate roadside prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

2:43 p.m. A caller reported hearing footsteps on the roof of their residence. Police found no sign that anyone had been on the roof and suspected the cause was weather related.

3:40 p.m. A single vehicle rollover was reported. One person was ejected from the vehicle. The person was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

6:11 p.m. Report of a accident involving two vehicles on the corner of 1st Street South. There were no injuries reported.

6:54 p.m. Report of a quad accident out a Teepee Creek forest service road. Police and BC Ambulance attended the scene. The subject was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

April 5

2:30 a.m. Another accident was reported on the Teepee Creek forest service road. It was a single vehicle rollover, with minor injuries sustained.

3:36 a.m. A suspicious person was reported walking through a yard.

4:29 a.m. Report of an assault on the 500 block of 4th Street South.

9:40 a.m. Reports of a vehicle broken into on 7th Street South, though nothing was reported stolen.

1:35 p.m. A found bike was turned in at the police station.

4:08 p.m. A two vehicle occurred on 2nd Street South. There were no injuries.

7:57 p.m. A single vehicle accident occurred near the airport. There were no injuries reported.

9:13 p.m. An erratic driver in a black Honda with an unknown licence plate was driving at a high rate of speed through a residential area. Police could not locate the vehicle.

9:32 p.m. A report of a possible suicidal person. Police received a report of an individual from the hospital with potential mental health issues. When police arrived the subject had already left and no further reports were received.

11:47 p.m. Police received a report of some individuals drinking in public on the 1500 block of 1st Street South.

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