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Posted: October 15, 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. Oct. 8 to Oct. 15, at 6 a.m.

Calls for Service: 113

One impaired driving: alcohol.

One collision in the city: A single vehicle accident that resulted in an impaired driving investigation and driver issued an immediate roadside prohibition.

Eight collisions outside the city:  There were six collisions with wildlife; a two-vehicle accident in Jaffray with minor injuries; and one single vehicle rollover resulting in life threatening injuries that occurred October 10, at approximately 11:45 p.m. The 48-year-old female driver from Creston was airlifted to Kelowna. Alcohol is not suspected and matter is still under investigation.

Nine driving complaints: Two in the city and seven outside the city.

One hit and run: A semi drove over a curb damaging a flowerbed, hitting a company sign and dragging a large rock about 30 feet.

Three assaults: One was a familial assault. One assault involved a suspect pulling out a knife and threatening others near Tamarack Mall. A suspect was arrested and no one was injured. And another involved a male who was knocked unconscious trying to break up a fight.

Five Mental Health Act related calls.

10 thefts.

Four shoplifting.

One theft of Auto: A 2003 red Ford F350 was stolen from the area of 700 Cranbrook St North. It has not been recovered. BC License Plate is EL5 286.

Three thefts from autos: Including a theft of a wallet while parked in the Moyie area; change stolen from an unlocked motor vehicle; and two wallets taken from an unlocked vehicle.

Two theft other: Including theft of construction material; theft of a trailer that turned out to be unfounded.

Three damage to property: A vehicle hood was dented; a fence damaged, suspect identified; and a vehicle keyed while parked at the airport.

One drug seizure: marijuana.

10 false alarms and false 91i calls.

S /Sgt. Hector Lee is – Cranbrook RCMP Detachment Commander

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