Cranbrook RCMP responded to 131 calls for service over the past week, Jan. 23 (6 a.m.) to Jan. 30 (6 a.m.), according to a press release from the detachment.
• There were no impaired driving cases, though two Impaired Driving roadblocks/ checkstops were conducted.
• There were four vehicle collisions — tall minor in nature.
• No mental health calls were reported.
• There were two assaults, both minor in nature.
• Eight thefts were reported in the week Jan. 23-30: Six shoplifting incidents, one theft from a vehicle, one theft under $5,000.
• There were no break-and-enters in the period reporting.
• There was two incidents of property damage/mischief.
• There was one seizure of marijuana.
• There were 16 false alarms/false 911 complaints.
• Three people were intoxicated in a public place.
• There were four incidents of Causing a Disturbance/Breach of Peace.
• Eight incidents of Harassing Communications.
• Eight reports of suspicious vehicles/persons.
• 11 calls were for unspecified assistance, animal calls, abandoned vehicles or other traffic issues.
• One fraud case.
• There were four drug cases, including a significant drug seizure reported in the media last week, involving heroin.
Overall, a pro-active policing week with Impaired Driving Checkstops being conducted, school zone traffic enforcement and the significant drug investigation completed as noted above. A significant reduction in both break and enters and Mental Health related occurrences was reported.