Police Report – arguments and accidents

From the weekly crime blotter of the Ashcroft RCMP Detachment.

Man kicks dog, owner punches man

Apr. 16 at 3:30 am a 41 year old Ashcroft man reported that he’d been assaulted by a dog owner at their apartment complex in Ashcroft. The male said he was getting into his car when the small dog came at him, growling and barking. He kicked the dog away from him and was observed by the dog’s owner, a 63 year old woman, who allegedly punched him several times. There were no injuries. The matter is still under investigation.

Deer struck

Apr. 16 at 7:20 am a 54 year old Chase man reported hitting a deer on Hwy 1 about 15 km east of Cache Creek. He was driving a Ford F-350 belonging to CP Rail. There was minor damage to the truck, and it is unknown what happened to the deer.

Lost wallet

Apr. 16 a 26 year old Burnaby man lost his black leather wallet in downtown Ashcroft. Anyone finding it is asked to turn the wallet in to RCMP.

Do not pass jail

Apr. 16 at 8 pm police attended a disturbance in front of Robbie’s Motel in Cache Creek where a 49 year old Chilliwack man was acting strangely. The man was unco-operative, but police determined that he had consumed alcohol, contrary to conditions of his parole. He was also on his way to Edmonton, also in violation of his parole which required him to stay in Chilliwack. He was arrested and held in custody until he could be transported to Kamloops Regional Corrections Centre, where he was held until he could be transported back to Chilliwack.

Backyard party

Apr. 19 at 12:45 am police were called to a loud backyard party in Ashcroft where the residents were happily playing a game of “beer pong”. The residents were co-operative with police and no further complaints were made.

Difference of opinion

Apr. 19 at 3 am police were called to a residence on Coyote Valley Rd. for an assault that resulted in a black eye for a 21 year old man. The fight began as an argument between a 17 year old male and female, who had reportedly both been drinking. The woman called friends to come and pick her up and the male became involved in an altercation with a 21 year old male friend. All parties have been unco-operative with police. The matter is still under investigation.

Under the influence

Apr. 20 at 10:30 pm police were conducting a road check on Hwy 97C at the brake check when they stopped a 2010 GMC Sierra. Officers observed that the driver had bloodshot eyes and slurred speech, with an odour of liquor on his breath. The 36 year old Logan Lake man Failed a roadside sobriety test and was issued a 90 day immediate driving prohibition. His vehicle was impounded.

Lost control

Apr. 21 at 8:45 am police were called to a single motor vehicle accident that had occurred on Hwy 97C about 5 km from Barnes Lake Rd. The sole occupant and driver, a 71 year old Mackenzie woman, lost control on a corner and rolled into a ditch. Police observed the 1999 Honda Civic in the ditch along with a smashed cell phone. The woman was taken to the hospital by a passing motorist with an unspecified head injury.

Go means GO

Apr. 21 at 11:30 pm police attended the Hat Creek Reserve for a disturbance after a 29 year old woman called to complain that a 32 year old male visitor was refusing to leave. The man became more agreeable after the police had been called and was located outside the residence. The man was on probation and one of the conditions was that he leave the woman’s presence when asked to do so. There were no charges.

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