Week on the beat: Police respond to 151 calls

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 151 calls for service from Monday, Aug. 10 to Sunday, Aug. 16.

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 151 calls for service from Monday, Aug. 10 to Sunday, Aug. 16. Acting Sgt. Scott Milliken provided the details of the report.

Aug. 10

2:20 a.m. Police received a call about a mischief in progress. The caller said a man was threatening to smash a window.

7:22 a.m. A bike was reported stolen. The bike was an older model with no serial number. The caller wanted the report added as information.

8:02 a.m. Tires were reported slashed on a cargo trailer.

8:40 a.m. Report of a suspicious person. The person was a male on a bike who was taking pop cans from people’s garages. The caller noted the man had left without incident.

9:37 a.m. A mobile radio was reported stolen from a tow truck shop.

11:56 a.m. Report of an erratic driver west of Cranbrook. The vehicle was not located.

12:15 p.m. Police attended a residence to keep the peace as while an individual picked up belongings.

12:44 p.m. Report of harassment — the caller requested a peace bond against another resident.

1:16 p.m. A vehicle travelling northbound from Cranbrook was reported for passing five vehicles into oncoming traffic and erratic driving.

2:12 p.m. Report of a lost licence plate decal.

3:15 p.m. Police were called about an assault. The caller reported that an elderly woman was assaulting a man. She was known to assault employees at the store she was at.

4:16 p.m. A fight was reported on Victoria Avenue North.

6:20 p.m. Police received an abandoned 911 call. It turned out to be a driver attempting to call about a Ford Mustang with Alberta plates that was driving erratically and using turning lanes and double solid stretches of highway to pass.

6:27 p.m. Report of a man and woman fighting on the 900 block of Cranbrook Street North.

7:19 p.m. Report of a two vehicle accident. Both vehicles were registered in Alberta.

8:14 p.m. A suspicious circumstance was reported. It turned out to be a naked man in a vehicle with a woman. They were told by police to move along.

8:36 p.m. A white GMC pickup from Alberta was called in for erratic driving on highway 3/95.

Aug. 11

2:20 a.m. A caller reported hearing unknown people on the deck of their house on the 2200 block of 12th Avenue North.

5:00 a.m. A suspicious person was reported sitting on the railroad tracks north of Fort Steele.

9:30 a.m. Report of an erratic driver. The driver was passing on double solids and speeding.

10:05 a.m. Police were notified of failure of a suspect to show up for a criminal court appearance.

10:16 a.m. A pickup towing a trailer was reported after it hit and damaged a gas pump at a local service station, then drove off.

10:48 a.m. Horses were reported on the highway on the 200 block of Van Horne Street South.

11:23 a.m. A grizzly with cubs was reported on College Way headed into the Community Forest.

12:20 p.m. The Elk Valley RCMP detachment requested assistance with a case.

1:33 p.m. A caller reported hearing what sounded like gunshots near Kahn Road.

3:09 p.m. Report of an uninsured vehicle on Baker Street.

3:58 p.m. Police assisted in a call about a grass fire on Cranbrook Street North.

6:40 p.m. A caller reported that a man was yelling in a nearby back alley.

8:20 p.m. Six youth were reported to be sitting on a picnic table drinking on the 600 block of Victoria Avenue South.

8:34 p.m. A TV recently stolen by a shoplifter was recovered. The suspect had left the area and was likely intoxicated.

11:45 p.m. A caller reported that someone was trying to break into their RV trailer, as the alarm was triggered.

Aug. 12

12:17 a.m. A possible impaired driver was reported.

12:41 p.m. Police responded to a complaint about loud music on King Street West.

9:00 a.m. Report of an abandoned vehicle on Highway 3, west of Cranbrook, near Moyie. The vehicle had broken down and was left there a few days.

10:57 a.m. Report of an assault in progress on the 1800 block of 2nd Street North. It was between a mother and daughter.

12:45 p.m. A caller reported they’d found a decapitated pigeon in a shopping cart on a roof on the 200 block of 16th Avenue North.

12:39 p.m. A 2010 Hyundai Sonata was reported stolen from dealership. The vehicle was taken for a test drive and not returned for three or four hours.

1:52 p.m. A two-vehicle accident occurred on the 500 block of Cranbrook Street North.

3:22 p.m. Police brought an individual to hospital under the Mental Health Act.

4:10 p.m. A caller reported that a small blue car had hopped the curb and damaged  his chain link fence on the 2000 block of 2nd Street South.

5:20 p.m. A three year old child was reported missing from 37th Street South.

Aug. 13

1:16 a.m. A fight was reported at a local bar.

8:30 a.m. Report of a breach of court ordered conditions.

11:08 a.m. Police received a complaint against a member.

12:10 p.m. Report of harassment via text message.

1:32 p.m. Report of an individual threatening another individual in the Fort Steele-Wardner Road area.

2:26 p.m. Police assisted another detachment in delivering subpoena to an individual living in the area.

4:41 p.m. Report of a sexual assault.

6:15 p.m. The US parents of a 20 year old living in town asked for a well-being check.

7:07 p.m. A wellbeing check was requested on a 55-year-old man who lives alone.

7:28 p.m. A caller reported that a suspicious vehicle may hide a suspicious person within.

8:46 p.m. Police responded to a report of an assault at the hospital.

9:26 p.m. Police issued a 24 hour driving suspension.

9:27 p.m. An officer issued a 90 day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and 30 day vehicle impound.

11:54 p.m. An individual was brought to hospital under the Mental Health Act.

Aug. 14

12:36 p.m. Report of a break and enter in progress. Two male with flashlights were seen trying to gain access to a trailer on Standard Hill Road.

7:39 a.m. Items were reported stolen from a vehicle.

10:28 p.m. An abandoned vehicle was reported in the college parking lot.

10:50 a.m. Report of items stolen from a vehicle, including CDs, cash and Canadian Tire money.

11:55 a.m. A family of four failed to pay for their meal at a Moyie restaurant.

1:55 p.m. An individual reported losing stetted earrings and a watch in a public washroom.

4:28 p.m. Four intoxicated individuals were reported in a local grocery store parking lot, causing a disturbance.

8:44 p.m. Police assisted ambulances with a Mental Health Act case in which the individual refused to go to the hospital.

9:07 p.m. A loud house party was reported on the 1300 block of 1st Street South.

10:49 p.m. A caller reported his truck’s windshield had been smashed.

Aug. 15

12:01 a.m. An assault was rep rote din a local grocery store parking lot.

12:47 a.m. Police assisted the fire department in warning and moving residents of Westview Road because of lightning.

2:31 a.m. A fight between two men was reported outside a local restaurant.

6:36 a.m. Police assisted fire crews at the scene of a structure fire on Van Horne Street.

7:52 a.m. A caller reported seeing a vehicle throw a cigarette butt out of their window.

12:32 p.m. Report of tires slashed on a vehicle.

2:15 p.m. A white truck with a canopy hit a car while changing lanes on Cranbrook Street North, then left the scene.

10:42 p.m. An assault was reported. A man with a baseball bat assaulted another man on the 900 block of Cranbrook Street North.

Aug 16

1:52 a.m. An officer issued a 90 day Immediate Roadside Prohibition.

9:08 a.m. A man was reported for jumping out of a truck and then punching another man in a a rural area.

12:57 p.m. A driver was reported for road raging on Highway 3/93.

5:12 p.m. Report of a loud party on the 300 block of 4th Avenue South.

11:19 a.m. A dark green United BMX was exported stolen near Gordon Terrace School. It was not locked up.


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