Police receive phone calls about suspicious person soliciting door to door

Police received 50 calls for assistance from November 13 to November 20.

Police received 50 calls for assistance from November 13 to November 20 RCMP Staff Sgt, Ryan Currie said on Tuesday.

November 13

• Police were called by a concerned citizen about the controlled burn on Mount Thompson.

• Police were called to investigate a suspicious person soliciting door to door. The person was found to be a legitimate salesperson.

November 14

• Police were called to investigate a suspicious occurrence in which the door to a residence was open with no one inside. No crime was found to have occurred.

• Police were called to assist in locating an overdue person who was late returning from bowling. The person was found safe at a friend’s.

• Police were called again regarding the suspicious salesperson.

• Police intervened in threatening texts between youth.

• Police were called to a bylaw noise complaint.

November 15

• Police investigated a report of a break and enter to a residence. The break and enter was found to be unsubstantiated and may involve health issues.

• Police investigated a report of a hit an run on Canyon Street.

November 16

• Police investigated a report of a theft at a Creston business by two youth. Police found the youth and the theft appeared to be a prank.

• Police investigated a report of intoxicated youth at a Creston business.

• Police were called to a large party at the Lister Park.

November 17

• Police responded to a report of a highly intoxicated patron outside a business in Creston. The male was escorted to police cells to sober up.

• Police were called to a theft of an iPod during a children’s sleepover. The iPod returned the next day.

• Police were called to a fight at a residence at the Lower Kootenay Band. Combatants had departed upon police arrival.

• Police were called to a concern over children’s well being with an intoxicated parent. Appropriate resources were engaged to ensure the safety of the children.

• A vehicle stop for a licence check resulted in the drinking driver receiving a 3-day licence suspension.

November 18

• Police were responded to an upset youth threatening to burn down a relative’s house. Appropriate resources were engaged to assist the family.

• Police were called to a loud party in Creston.

November 19

• Police responded to a report of a hit and run to a house in Creston. Driver impairment was a possible cause. The police were unable to locate the suspect.

• Police were called to assist EMS with an upset senior.

• Police intervened in a parent/ child dispute in Creston.

• Police were called to assist in locating a person believed to be in danger. The person was located without incident.

November 20

• Police were called to a vehicle collision with an elk near Kitchener.

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