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Posted: September 18, 2018

Cranbrook RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Hector Lee

The following is a synopsis of calls reported to Cranbrook RCMP for the period between 6 a.m. Sept. 10 to Sept. 17, at 6 a.m.

Calls for Service: 139

One impaired driving: (alcohol).

Four collisions in the city: Including a vehicle accident involving two vehicles where one driver was issued an immediate roadside prohibition due to alcohol impairment, no injuries; all other accidents resulted in property damage and/or minor injury.

One collision outside the city: A two-vehicle collision resulting in property damage and minor injury.

Nine driving complaints: Three in the city and six outside the city.

Four assaults: Two domestic assaults; male victim sustained severe hand injury but uncooperative with police as to how it occurred, (cookie jar lid must have been heavy); and a home invasion and assault.

10 Mental Health Act related Calls: Five assist East Kootenay Regional Hospital.

13 thefts.

Six shoplifting.

One theft of auto: Still under investigation.

One theft from Auto: A license plate decal allegedly stolen.

Four thefts other: Three unfounded reports of thefts; several mounted antlers were stolen.

One attempted break and enter to business: B&E attempt at local downtown business, no entry was gained.

Three break and enter to residences: One incident unfounded; two others reported residential break and enters that are being investigated at this time.

Three damage to property: A fire extinguisher taken and discharged at a local hotel; non permanent mischief done to wall at Western Financial Place where a youth was apprehended and released to mother, no charges; family dispute resulting in broken camper windows in rural area.

Two drug seizures: marijuana.

Nine false alarms and false 911 calls.

S/Sgt. Hector Lee is Cranbrook RCMP Detachment Commander


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