Week on the beat: Rash of thefts from vehicles over weekend

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 145 calls to service over the week of March 9 - 15.

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 145 calls to service over the week of March 9 – 15. What follows is the weekly police report presented by Staff Sgt. Dave Dubnyk.

March 9

12:56 a.m. Report of a break and enter in progress. Police responded and arrested four individuals. They were lodged in cells.

8:22 a.m. Report of a lightbar stolen from a vehicle.

8:52 a.m. Police on patrol checked a vehicle out near Wardner bridge. The driver of the vehicle was issued with a 24 hour driving suspension for operating the vehicle under the influence of drugs. Cocaine and alcohol were seized from the vehicle.

12:32 p.m. Police requested to attend a local residence and assist in the removal of an unwanted guest.

1:47 p.m. Another report of a light bar being stolen off a vehicle.

3:36 p.m. Police received a call advising that a patient had walked away from the psychiatric area of the hospital. The subject was located and returned to the hospital.

6:43 p.m. Report of assault. It was a dispute between neighbours in a local apartment complex. According to the report one of the neighbours began to shove the other after a heated argument.

8:51 p.m. A bus driver reported a vehicle passing the bus while it had its safety lights on. It is still under investigation.

11:50 p.m. Report of a missing youth. While police were investigating, the youth returned home.

March 10

12:06 a.m. An erratic driver was reported coming from the west. it was a semi truck that was swerving and driving at erratic speeds. Police sent out patrols, but it was not located.

1:23 p.m. Report of a suicidal person. Police attended and located the individual who willingly attended the hospital for medical attention.

2:53 p.m. A possible impaired driver was reported. The vehicle was located unoccupied. Later it was driving around and pulled over by police. The vehicle was impounded for seven days. The driver had outstanding arrest warrants out of Alberta.

5:35 p.m. A caller requested patrols on the 200 block of 11th Street South after speeding vehicles were reported.

7:49 p.m. Report of two intoxicated males near Baker Street Mall. When police located the subjects there was a sober person with the two males that agreed to take care of them.

8:40 p.m. Theft reported of stereo speakers.

9:10 p.m. Report of disturbance in the 200 block of 13th Avenue South. Police located some of the individuals. There had been a fight, but it was believed to be consensual.

10:57 p.m. Report of suicidal person. Police attended and spoke to the person.

March 11

7:57 a.m. A personal ID was turned in and returned to the rightful owner.

9:10 a.m. Report of vandalism in local park.

10:05 a.m. Report of breach of court-ordered condition.

12:24 p.m. Report of an abandoned 911 call. Police attended and determined the call was for a medical issue. An ambulance was called to deal with it.

3:10 p.m. A complainant reported that property was stolen and pawned at a local pawn shop.

3:21 p.m. An aggressive dog was reported.

3:33 p.m. Report of a lost licence plate.

3:37 p.m. Request from another police agency to assist in the execution of an arrest warrant.

3:38 p.m. Report of a person on a bike running into a vehicle. No injuries.

5:28 p.m. Request of assistance on a family child custody issue.

7:00 p.m. Police received a report of a suicidal person. The person was willing to attend the hospital for further evaluation.

7:35 p.m. An intoxicated person was seen walking in traffic. The person was located, and became violent, though Dubnyk said not a threat, and the person was arrested and lodged until sober.

9:29 p.m. A possible impaired driver was reported. Police attended and patrolled the area. A vehicle with a similar description was located. Police found that the driver was sober and driving fine.

March 12

3:48 a.m. A single motor vehicle accident occurred. There were no injuries reported.

5:07 a.m. A person was reported missing. Police soon received a second call that the person was located.

8:55 a.m. Speeding vehicles were reported on Wycliffe Park road.

11:22 a.m. A resident came upon some youths trying to steal a bike. The youths got scared and ran down the alley.

12:19 p.m. A call came in about youths lighting fires in a field. The caller worried that the field could catch fire and threaten the community forest.

9:06 p.m. The complainant was out walking when they witnessed an individual pointing something, possibly a weapon, but it was dark and the person was not certain. Patrols could not locate. No further reports were received.

March 13

11:09 a.m. A resident had their vehicle’s driver side window smashed out.

12:51 p.m. Police received a report of threats. It turned out to be a neighbourhood dispute.

5:48 p.m. Police received a request for assistance in a child custody matter.

6:05 p.m. Report of a stolen ring.

7:36 p.m. A male was reported sleeping in the foyer of the local library.

10:54 p.m. A resident reported that a rock was thrown at their residence. Subject was seen running away.

11:18 p.m. A suspicious person was reports din the 300 block of 15th Avenue South.

11:37 p.m. A complainant said they returned home to find things had been moved around and likely someone had been inside their house.

March 14

12:52 a.m. Complainant on the 1200 block of 6th Street South reports that someone threw a rock through their dining room window.

5:34 a.m. A single vehicle was reported in the ditch.

7:49 a.m. A vehicle hit a deer.

3:18 p.m. Harassment was reported between an ex-boyfriend and girlfriend on Facebook.

4:16 p.m. Report of suspicious youths at local area school.

7:05 p.m. Harassment was reported between two individuals.

7:19 p.m. A vehicle hit a deer. No injuries.

9:20 p.m. Report of a bottle of whiskey being stolen from a local beer and wine store. That matter is under investigation.

9:32 p.m. Erratic driver reported. Police located the vehicle and spoke to the driver, who had been driving slow due to it being dark and road conditions.

9:34 p.m. Neighbours reported lights on in a house where no one was supposed to be home. Police have placed phone calls to the property owner.

11:14 p.m. Report of vandalism to vehicle.

11:26 p.m. Three people were reported walking down Cranbrook Street and appeared intoxicated. Police located them and they were all sober and caused no problems.

11:36 p.m. Report of broken window at local school.

11:51 p.m. A local liquor establishment seized an ID from an underaged individual.

March 15

1:06 a.m. A single vehicle was reported in the ditch. No injuries.

1:33 a.m. A report of a suspicious person in a black hoodie apparently trying car doors in the 1000 block of 18th Avenue South.

2:44 a.m. Request from BC Ambulance for assistance with a patient.

2:48 a.m. A suspicious person was reported trying car doors in the 200 block of 3rd Avenue South. Dubnyk said it is quite likely that it is the same person involved as the report from 1:06 a.m.

7:34 a.m. Another report that a suspicious person was reported trying car doors.

10:48 a.m. Report of found fishing gear in the 900 block of 7th Street South.

12:22 p.m. A resident in the 700 block of 7th Street South reports items stolen from their vehicle.

1:40 p.m. A complainant reported their vehicle door being open. The complainant lives in the 1800 block of 9th Street South.

5:32 p.m. A complainant reported theft from their vehicle. The complainant lives in the 1600 block of 6th Avenue South.