NEWS RELEASE · 3rd June 2014
Kitimat Detachment responded to 119 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:
On May 26th 2014, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a landlord tenant dispute on Partridge St. Police spoke to both parties and reminded them of the Residential Tenancy Act.
On May 27th 2014, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint from a resident of Starling St. stating that an intoxicated female was at his residence and he wanted her removed. Police called the complainant who advised that the female had since left.
On May 28th 2014, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision that had occurred at Kingfisher Ave and Haisla Ave. Vehicle # 1 had rear ended vehicle # 2 while vehicle # 2 was stopped at a stop sign. A 56 year old male resident of Kitimat who was driving without a valid driver’s license was charged under the motor vehicle act.
On May 28th 2014, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of an intoxicated male passed out behind the Mountain View Alliance Church. Upon attendance police observed a grossly intoxicated male who was unable to care for himself. The male a 34 year old resident of Thornhill was arrested and lodged in Kitimat RCMP cells.
On May 29th 2014, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a report of a sudden death at a residence in the Kitamaat Village. Upon attendance by police, a 80 year old male was found deceased in his residence. The BC Coroner attended as well and Kitimat RCMP Victim Services. The death was not suspicious.
On May 29th 2014, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a lost wedding ring. The wedding ring was lost at the Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre.
On May 30th 2014, Kitimat RCMP pulled over a vehicle on Kingfisher Ave. The driver, a 19 year old male driver a resident of Kitimat, was served with a two month driving prohibition under the Motor Vehicle Act as per the Office of the Superintendent of Motor Vehicle.
On May 30th 2014, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint from a resident on Banyay St. that her vehicle’s rear window was smashed out. Police attended. There was nothing missing from the vehicle. It is possible that an errant rock from a neighbours lawnmower may have broken the window.
On May 31st 2014, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of a missing youth from Bittern St. Police were advised that the youth was observed missing from her residence by her father after she was grounded. Police obtained spoke to the parents of the youth. The youth was observed walking in the neighbourhood by her family a short time after police were advised.
On June 1 2014, Kitimat RCMP observed a male with cocaine in his possession while at a dance party at the Royal Canadian Legion. The male a 22 year old Kitimat resident was arrested and will be appearing in court in August.
On June 1 2014, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of an intoxicated male in the City Center parking lot area. Upon attendance police located a 16 year old youth who was vomiting and unable to care for himself. Police transported the male home to his mother.
On June 1 2014, a Kechika street resident stated that his motorized dirt bike was stolen from his residence. Upon further investigation police confirmed that it was the same dirt bike recovered by police earlier in the day after it was found abandoned at Kildala Elementary School. Dirt bike returned to owner. The investigation is ongoing.
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.