NEWS RELEASE · 10th June 2014
Kitimat Detachment responded to 102 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:
On Monday June 2nd at 5:35 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a male passed out under some trees at the corner of Babine St. and Columbia Ave. East. A heavily intoxicated male was found and was unable to care for himself. The male a 41 year old resident of Kitimat was arrested and lodged in cells until sober.
On Tuesday June 3rd 2014 at 4:50 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a 2 vehicle collision at 1065 North Lahakas Blvd. A vehicle travelling eastbound failed to yield while turning into the gas station and collided with a westbound vehicle. Both vehicle suffered major damage. Injuries to the lone occupants of both vehicles were minor. A 21 year old novice driver was charged under the motor vehicle act.
On Thursday June 5th 2014 at 5:20 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of a vehicle that had been vandalized overnight while parked on Albatross Ave. The windshield and drivers side windows had been smashed. This file remains under investigation.
On Thursday June 5th 2014 at 7:44 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a report of a missing 16 year old female from a residence. The complainant advised that her daughter may be on a bus to Prince George. The Kitimat RCMP sought assistance from the Prince George RCMP who located the 16 year old female. Arrangements were made for the 16 year old female to return home.
On Friday June 6th 2014 at 2:39 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a two vehicle collision 17 kilometers north of Kitimat on Highway 37. Two northbound vehicles collided while overtaking a northbound motorcycle that was travelling just under the speed limit. One passenger of the pick-up truck suffered serious injuries and was transported by air ambulance to Vancouver. The highway was opened for single lane traffic at 5:12 pm and was completely opened at 8:12 pm. This file remains under investigation.
On Friday June 6th at 11:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a female who had been bitten by a dog while at Roy Wilcox Elementary school. The female victim was receiving medical attention at Kitimat Hospital. Police were unable to locate the off leash dog. The dog is described as a black mixed breed with pointy ears approximately the size of a German shepherd.
On Saturday June 7th 2014 at 1:00 am, the Kitimat RCMP were conducting a road block on Haisla Blvd near the Haisla Bridge and stopped a southbound vehicle. The driver blew a fail on an approved screening device and was arrested for impaired driving. The male was transported to Kitimat RCMP detachment where two further samples of breath were obtained. The male blew 120 mg % and 130 mg%. The male a 24 year old resident of Kitimat is facing charges of impaired driving and driving while prohibited.
On Saturday June 7th 2014 at 11:15 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision in the City Center parking lot. Upon attendance the Kitimat RCMP located a male who had just crashed his vehicle into a light standard. Police observed symptomology of impairment and the male blew two fail readings into an approved screening device roadside. The male driver a 36 year old resident of Kitimat received a 90 day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.
On Sunday June 8th 2014 at 2:00 am, the Kitimat RCMP initiated a traffic stop on Haisla Blvd after a vehicle was observed wandering in its lane and driving on the center line. The driver blew two fail readings into an approved screening device. The male driver a 55 year old resident of Victoria, B.C. received a 90 day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.
On Sunday June 8th at 9:00 pm the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a female who had been robbed of $500 while using the ATM at the RBC at 378 City Centre. The male suspect approached the female from behind and pushed up behind her and then pushed an unknown object into the middle of her left shoulder. The male suspect is described as being over six feet tall, slender build, and was dressed in all black, with a ski mask covering his face and a hoodie over his head. Police were unable to locate the suspect. This file is still 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.