NEWS RELEASE · 21st July 2014
Kitimat Detachment responded to 92 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:
On Tuesday July 15th 2014 at 11:00 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of a grizzly bear tearing at tents on Dyke Rd near the pollution control center. Upon arrival by the Kitimat RCMP a grizzly bear was located near a tent. At the request of BC Conservation Service the grizzly bear was dispatched.
On Thursday July 17th 2014 at 7:30 am, a complainant reported to the Kitimat RCMP that she had almost been struck by a vehicle while crossing the street at Farrow St and Tweedsmuir Ave. Complaint stated that she assumed that the vehicle was going to stop however she had to jump back to avoid being hit. The complaint did not wish police to speak to the suspect driver.
On Thursday July 17th 2014 at 1:38 pm, the Kitimat RCMP were notified by Terrace Community Corrections of a female that had failed to report to their office as directed. The Kitimat RCMP are investigating and breach charges could be laid.
On Thursday July 17th 2014 at 2:16 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a stolen 2011 black H&H flat deck trailer from the KMP construction site. The trailer was bearing BC license plate 21654D and is valued at $5,000. The Kitimat RCMP are investigating.
On Friday July 18th 2014 at 12:05 am, an officer of the Kitimat RCMP was dealing with a prohibited driver on Haisla Blvd and requested a tow truck attend the scene. Upon arrival of the tow truck driver the officer noted that the tow truck driver displayed signs of impairment. The officer requested that the tow truck driver provide a sample of his breath into a roadside screening device. The driver blew two fails. The driver a 34 year old male from Kitimat received a 90 day driving prohibition and a 30 day vehicle impound. A tow truck from Terrace attended and impounded the tow truck.
On Friday July 18th 2014 at 12:15 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a stabbing at a residence on Columbia Ave. Upon attendance police learned that a victim had heard a disturbance outside his residence. The victim exited his residence and confronted the young males. Two or three males ran off however the victim was challenged by one male who stabbed him in the chest during a fight. The victim was treated at Kitimat General Hospital. The Kitimat RCMP are attempting to locate the suspect described as a Caucasian male in his twenties who fled prior to police attendance.
On Friday July 18th 2014 at 7:45 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a grizzly bear complaint in the area of Wozney St. The bear had been attracted to a barbeque. The Kitimat RCMP have followed up with the BC Conservation Service.
On Sunday July 20th 2014 at 1:06 am, the Kitimat RCMP were requested to assist the Kitimat Hotel remove an intoxicated patron. The intoxicated male ran away from police and tripped a couple of times prior to being arrested for being intoxicated in public. The 33 year old male was lodged in cells and was issued a violation ticket for being intoxicated in public.
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.