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Posted: July 5, 2016

Cranbrook RCMP Report

The following is a synopsis of calls received by Cranbrook RCMP for the week (from 6 a.m.) June 27 to 6 a.m., July 4.

The detachment received 165 calls for service throughout that period.

Among the calls police handled…

Three Immediate Roadside Prohibitions issued or Impaired Driving charges (alcohol).

Five collisions: one collision was the result of a cyclist hitting a parked motor vehicle; three collisions out of town where the dirt bike or ATV rider lost control; one collision in town where vehicle struck a deer.

One Hit and Run incident.

Seven Mental Health Act calls – None apprehended.

Four assault complaints: three domestic in nature; one that resulted in serious injury.

Ten thefts reported: two of these were thefts from vehicles (a tailgate and light bar stolen) and one where the owner interrupted what appeared to be an attempt theft from her vehicle. One report of a stolen bike off the back of a pick up. The stolen bike was turned into the Cranbrook RCMP the next day; three reports of thefts from coin operated laundry machines in apartment complex (more to come on that).

There was one report of theft of a vehicle. A side-by-side ATV was stolen form a rural property in Gold Creek on July 2. The ATV is a 2015 Viking 700FI. One report of theft of bottles and cans that were taken from front porch. And one report of attempted theft of copper wire in the industrial area. Owner interrupted the culprit who fled with nothing.

One break and enter reported – unfounded.

Three reports of mischief to property (two to vehicles and one to a park picnic table at Gyro Park).

Five drug seizures; four for marijuana and one for meth.

– Provided by Staff Sergeant Hector Lee, Detachment Commander Cranbrook RCMP


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