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Posted: November 14, 2017

Cranbrook RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Hector Lee

The following is a synopsis of calls received by Cranbrook RCMP for the week (from 6 a.m.) Nov. 6 to 6 a.m., Nov. 13.

Police handled 141 calls for service throughout this week.

Among the calls police handled…

One impaired driver – alcohol

10 collisions – three in town / seven out of town. All mostly due to weather conditions and in some instances of persons not driving to the conditions (either property damage and/or minor injuries).

Eight Mental Health Act calls – none apprehended and one assistance to East Kootenay Regional Hospital.

Two assault complaints: None Domestic in Nature / one between customer and a local restaurant employee/ one where assailant and victim known to each other, alcohol fuelled.

11 thefts reported including: four thefts from vehicles… ID and cash stolen in one incident, binoculars stolen in another, vehicles were unlocked. Two others were reported as attempts.

One break and enter to other: a shed had been gone through and compressor missing.

Three reports of property damage: two complaints of damage to vehicles and one to a residence.

Three drug seizures: methamphetamine/ fentanyl and three were charged for drug trafficking in another incident.

21 false alarms /false 911 complaints.

Lead image: RCMP officers march in the Remembrance Day procession to the Cenotaph in Rotary Park. Ian Cobb/e-KNOW photo

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


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