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Posted: October 22, 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. 15 to Oct. 22, at 6 a.m.

Calls for Service: 143

Two impaired driving: alcohol.

Three collisions in the city: A pedestrian struck, minor injury; two-vehicle collision downtown, minor injury; and single-vehicle accident resulted in driver being given an immediate roadside prohibition for impaired driving.

Three collisions outside the city: Two incidents involved collisions with wildlife. And on October 17, in the late afternoon, RCMP responded to a two-vehicle head on collision with injuries to both drivers. The injuries were non-life threatening and one driver being investigated for impaired driving.

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

Two hit and runs: A hit and run to a parked vehicle at the KNC parking lot; hit and run to parked vehicle in front of the Service BC Building.

Five assaults: Three domestic assaults and two assault Peace Officer; no injuries to officers or assailants.

Seven Mental Health Act related calls: One assist East Kootenay Regional Hospital.

Six thefts.

One shoplifting.

One theft from auto: Luggage and clothing stolen from unlocked, un-attended vehicle.

Four thefts other: Police equipment (a spike belt) was taken after it was deployed during the apprehension of two suspects in a stolen vehicle last week; theft of phone and wallet from a party; numerous animal antlers taken from a yard; cell phone stolen from local establishment.

Seven damage to property: Including a mailbox; damage to three houses from paintball; a vehicle damaged while parked on highway; a vehicle damaged while parked on city street.

Two drug seizures: crystal meth and cocaine.

10 false alarms and false 911 calls.

S /Sgt. Hector Lee is Cranbrook RCMP Detachment commander


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