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REPORTING · 23rd April 2014
Kitimat RCMP
Kitimat Detachment responded to 80 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:

On April 14 Kitimat RCMP received a report of an erratic driver in the Nechako area of Kitimat. Complainant provides details of vehicle and reports the vehicle to have been speeding and driving too close to other vehicles near Wee Geordies Pub. Police located subject vehicle and spoke with driver about incident. Driver admits to driving too fast around town and stated that sort of driving would not happen in the future. Police reminded Driver this was near Nechako School and kids were in the area, so drivers needed to be especially cognizant of their driving habits. Driver agreed and appeared remorseful. Police advised Complainant of outcome. File is concluded.

On April 14 Kitimat RCMP received an anonymous complaint regarding someone cooking what appeared to be drugs in the public washrooms in the City Centre Mall. Police attend and locate two intoxicated persons inside the washroom in the process of cooking some sort of drug on a large spoon and in possession of a syringe. Both individuals arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Individuals released later as medications appear to have been prescribed to the individual using them. Further analysis of medications may be required. Still under investigation.

On April 15th Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a very intoxicated individual seated on the steps outside a residence in Kitimat. Police attended and located the intoxicated subject, who had a very strong odour of liquor emitting from breath, glassy eyes and could barely stand on their own. Subject was arrested for cause a disturbance and was transported to Kitimat cells. Subject was later released without incident. No charges. File is concluded.

On April 15 Kitimat RCMP received a report of ongoing issues with dirt bikes and ATV's speeding along the Dyke Rd. Police attended the area and located one subject pushing a dirt bike. Police advised this subject that persons without a valid driverís license are not able to ride the dirt bike. Subject was observed pushing the dirt bike all the way to the residence to which it belonged. No Violation Ticket served as subject was not observed driving dirt bike. All patrols in area resulted in no further dirt bikes or ATV's. File is concluded.

On April 16 Kitimat RCMP received a report of persons behind a local store drinking and throwing their bottles. Police attended and did not locate described persons in the area. One individual who was present stated that a group had been there earlier and there had been a bit of an argument but nothing physical. All found at that time to be sober and able to care for themselves. File is concluded.

On April 16 Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of an intoxicated individual passed out at the Nechako Centre. Police arrive to find subject matching description provided to be intoxicated by alcohol, and had swaying balance, slurred speech, with an strong odour of liquor on breath and person. Police arrested subject under the Liquor Control Licensing Act with the intention of transporting subject to a requested residence. Upon attendance at residence no answer was gained and subject therefore transported to the Kitimat RCMP Detachment for their own safety. Subject released at a later time without incident. File is concluded.

On April 17 Kitimat RCMP were dispatched to a local business for a motion alarm. Police attended and found business secure. No signs of entry or forced entry. Police could clearly observe the inside of the store. No movement or signs of disturbance inside. Alarm is false by attendance. File concluded.

On April 17 Kitimat RCMP received a complaint regarding concerns about a roofing contractor who only would take cash. Complainant paid the contractor only known by first name $100 for a down payment to do roof and was concerned that contractor would only take cash for the job. Complainant believes contractor may be a fraud. Contact number for contractor provided to Police. Police contacted the contractor and identified same. Contractor is doing roofs around town and has full intentions of doing complainantís roof. Complainant advised by Police of contractorís intentions and that it is complainantís choice whether or not to use this particular contractor. No fraud. File concluded.

On April 18 Kitimat RCMP received a report of two intoxicated individuals out on the highway to Alcan trying to jump in front of vehicles. No descriptors were provided and Complainant was reporting the information 3rd hand, with a ten minute time delay. Patrols were made by Police of the area out to the construction village without any sign of people on the highway. File is concluded.

On April 18 Kitimat RCMP received a report of an erratic driver that nearly hit complainant. Licence plate provided to Police by complainant does not match vehicle description provided. Police patrol and pull over a vehicle matching description and spoke with Registered Owner who
Confirmed driving in the area in question earlier and had observed somebody on the road yelling. Driver was learning how to drive 5-speed transmission. Police issued warning to be more cognizant of driving as well as pedestrians. Driver agreed to do so. Police subsequently called complainant and advised outcome of file. File is concluded.

On April 19 Kitimat RCMP received a report of a recently broken rear residence window. Police attend and are advised that complainant had been at a relativeís home when the incident was believed to have occurred. Nothing was missing or out of place in the home. Police noted that the window had been pulled open after being broken, but no indication that entry was gained to the home. The area in the home under the window is cluttered with miscellaneous household items that do not appear to have been moved. Neighbourhood enquiries were negative for any suspect info. Complainantís daughter advised that she had been in the back yard an hour earlier, and she did not think the window had been broken at that time. No avenue of investigation, concluded here.

On April 19 Kitimat RCMP received a report of an abandoned 911 call from a pay-phone near the public washrooms at City Centre Mall. Police attended location and patrolled the area. Nothing found to suggest that anyone was in distress. Police enquired with a group of people near the pay-phone who advised that they did not see anything out of the ordinary nor did there appear to be anyone in distress near their location. Concluded here.

On April 20 Kitimat RCMP received a report that a pair of unknown youth were believed to have tied a rope across Kingfisher Ave. Complainant and another driver, who had also stopped at the scene, had hit the rope, but no damage was sustained. Two individuals had been seen running from the area when complainant had driven up. Patrols negative. Rope seized to prevent further problems, and destroyed locally. Concluded here.

On April 20 Kitimat RCMP were dispatched to a domestic in progress complaint. Complainant states that a male hit and pushed a female up against a house prior to the parties separating. Police located the female who stated she and male had been drinking at a friendís house when the male decided to follow her home. The male got angry with the female and assaulted her, causing injury. Police obtained an audio statement from female, and photographed her injuries. Police were able to locate the intoxicated suspect male and placed him under arrest for assault. Police transported male to Kitimat detachment where he was lodged in cells without incident. File remains under investigation.

If you have information about these or any other crimes, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or contact the Kitimat RCMP at 250-632-7111. Crime Stoppers is anonymous and does not subscribe to call display and calls are not traced or recorded. If your information leads to an arrest or charge you may be eligible for a cash award.