NEWS RELEASE · 29th April 2014
Kitimat Detachment responded to 86 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:
On April 21 Kitimat RCMP were dispatched to theft of wallet complaint at a local residence. Wallet and contents were stolen from unlocked vehicle parked in driveway of residence between 2130 and 0430 hours this date. No other items were missing from the vehicle. Should the wallet be located it will be returned to owner. Concluded here.
On April 21 Kitimat RCMP were dispatched to an abandoned 911 call at a local residence. Dispatch advised there was no voice contact, when called back the phone was picked up and giggling or crying could be heard before disconnecting. Police arrive on scene to discover 911 had been dialed by accident by son’s friend. False 911. File is concluded.
No further action required. Concluded here.
On April 22 Kitimat RCMP responded to a report of a robbery at a local jewelry store. Suspect fled on foot after obtaining over $11,000 in goods. Similar incident occurred shortly after in Terrace. Events are believed to be related. Incident remains under investigation.
On April 22 Kitimat RCMP responded to a noise complaint regarding loud music at a residence. Police attend and occupants agree to turn down the music. No further complaints received. File is concluded.
On April 23 Kitimat RCMP responded to a report of a domestic dispute at a local residence. Upon Police attendance differing stories from involved parties were obtained, alcohol was involved and there was insufficient evidence for charges. Parties separated for the night. File remains under investigation.
On April 23 Kitimat RCMP were required to attend a local pub for the same unwanted patron on 2 occasions this night. On second occasion, individual found to be intoxicated and causing a disturbance and was therefore arrested for same. Individual transported to cells and released without incident at a later time.
On April 24 Kitimat RCMP respond to a report of a man down at a local bus stop. EHS attend as well. Individual found to be intoxicated and appears to have been beaten up however has no recollection of what happened. Subject transported to hospital by EHS and was urged by Police to contact them should any details as to how injuries were sustained were recalled. File is concluded.
On April 24 Kitimat RCMP respond to a report of a male passed out in a local parking lot. Male found to be intoxicated and was arrested for being drunk in a public place. Attempts by Police to have him cared for by a responsible adult unsuccessful therefore subject lodged in Kitimat cells for the night and was released, with violation ticket, without incident at a later time.
On April 25 Kitimat RCMP received a report of a pitbull running at large. Police attend and are able to locate dog and owner. Owner advised to keep dog on leash in future. SPCA notified and later attended the residence to speak with owner.
On April 25 Kitimat RCMP received a report of a theft of mountain bike from a truck parked in the carport of a residence. Theft occurred between 2100 and 0900 hrs. Bike not locked or chained up. Photos of bike to be obtained to aid with identification. File is concluded.
On April 26 while on patrol a vehicle was observed to be speeding and drifting. A roadside stop was performed where the driver was found to be impaired. Vehicle was impounded and driver served roadside prohibition from driving. Driver then transported to accommodations by Police. File is concluded.
On April 26 while on patrol two individuals were found to be wandering around in a public area while very intoxicated, with open liquor. Subjects not able to care for themselves and were subsequently arrested for being drunk in a public place. They were lodged in Kitimat cells then released without incident at a later time, with violation tickets. File is concluded.
On April 27 Kitimat RCMP respond to an alarm at a local business. Building was found to be secure and alarm deemed false by attendance.
On April 27 Kitimat RCMP receives a complaint from a local pub of a patron who refuses to leave, causing a disturbance. Police attend to find patron and server to have worked things out and patron leaves willingly. File is concluded.
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.