Two vehicles hit black ice and wound up in the ditch on Highway 16 and Summit Lake Road at 7:38 p.m. Dec. 7. Sgt. Rose says the crashes were not related

RCMP report vehicle window smashed overnight

Police dealt with six vehicle crashes, several calls about fights breaking out, and two young shoplifters in Houston.

A vehicle hit the ditch on Highway 16 and Summit Lake Road at 7:35 a.m. Dec. 6. RCMP Sergeant Rose says the driver was not injured and the vehicle had very little damage.


A Toyota pickup spun into the ditch on Highway 16 and Harmatti Road at 10:48 a.m. Dec. 6. Sgt. Rose says the driver moved over while being passed, hit the shoulder of the road and spun off into the ditch. The driver wasn’t injured but the pickup had over $15,000 worth of damage, Sgt. Rose said.


Two young male shoplifters were caught at 7-11 at 3:45 p.m. Dec. 8. Sgt. Rose says the youth were returned to their parents, but no charges were laid due to their age and the wishes of the store owner. The youth wrote the store an apology letter.


Police are working to arrest a male who failed to comply with court conditions. Sgt. Rose says they got an arrest warrant for the male Dec. 9.


The rear window of a vehicle on Butler Ave. was smashed overnight before Dec. 9, Sgt. Rose said. Anyone with information is asked to contact Houston RCMP at 250-845-2204 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


A vehicle hit the ditch after swerving to avoid a moose on Highway 118, three kilometres south of Granisle. Police got the report at 7:45 p.m. Dec. 9 and Sgt. Rose says the driver was not injured but the vehicle damage was estimated at $3,000.



Police got report at 5:05 a.m. Dec. 10, of a male suffering from a medical reaction after mixing medication and alcohol. Sgt. Rose says the male was brought to the hospital by Ambulance.


Police are working to arrest a male seen breaching conditions near the Houston Mall at 1:45 p.m. Dec. 10. Sgt. Rose says the male was with a female he was not allowed to have contact with the female.


Police arrested a young male causing disturbance in the Ambassador Trailer Court at 4:05 p.m. Dec. 10. Sgt. Rose says the young offender was put on conditions and police  are seeking a police bond to keep the male from contacting the family involved in the incident.


Police were called in to deal with a large fight at a home on Butler Ave. at 9:45 p.m. Dec. 10. Sgt. Rose says the fight was over when police arrived, so they simply quieted the loud party.


Police helped Ambulance with a 9-1-1 call from a female with self-inflicted wounds at 4:10 a.m. Dec. 11. Sgt. Rose said the female was brought to the Hospital for treatment.


Police stopped a prohibited driver in a blue flat-deck semi truck on Hols Road at 8:15 a.m. Dec. 11. Sgt. Rose says the truck was impounded for seven days and the driver will face charges Jan. 20.


Police put down an injured deer on Highway 16 near Gushwa Road at 8 p.m. Dec .11. Sgt. Rose says the deer was hit by a vehicle, but the vehicle was gone when police arrived.


Police got report of two males fighting at a local bar at 11 p.m. Dec. 11. Sgt. Rose says the fight was over when police arrived, but they found that it was a consensual fist fight after one was insulted by the other. Police removed the males from the bar.


In the past seven days, police dealt with five other traffic complaints, four bylaw-related issues, and two false alarms.


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