NEWS RELEASE · 28th July 2014
Kitimat Detachment responded to 89 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:
On Monday July 21st 2014 at 11:20 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of a grizzly bear on Teal St. The grizzly bear was attracted to refuse from a property. The grizzly bear was scared off and the property representative was asked to clean up the refuse.
On Tuesday July 22nd 2014 at 11:00 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a theft of two bicycles from a residence on Kechika St. The bikes were stolen overnight. The first bike stolen was a black Opus Sonar Mountain bike with purple hand grip. The second bike stolen was a blue and white child’s bike with flowers on the frame and seat.
On Tuesday July 22nd 2014 at 5:45 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of a single vehicle collision at North Lahakas Blvd and Eagle St. Upon attendance police observed that a hydro pole had been struck by a van. The driver stated that he took eyes off the road to pick something up off the floor which resulted in him drifting into the pole. The driver was issued a violation ticket for driving without due care and attention.
On Thursday July 24th 2014 at 7:30 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of a fight outside a residence on Wren St. Upon attendance police learned that a male had attended to a residence looking for a female. The male then forced his way into the residence and assaulted two people. The male, a 42 year old resident of Kitimat was arrested outside the residence and charged with two counts of assault, one count of forcible entry, and one count of possession of a controlled substance (cocaine). The male’s next court appearance is set for Monday July 28th 2014 in Terrace Provincial court.
On Friday July 25th 2014 at 3:15 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint from a female who reported being bitten by a dog inside a residence on Columbia Ave. The Kitimat RCMP liaised with the Kitimat Humane Society however as the female was bitten inside a residence there was limited action that could be taken.
On Saturday July 26th 2014 at 12:15 am, the Kitimat RCMP conducted a roadblock on Haisla Blvd. The following files were generated;
- 23 year old female resident of Kitimat arrested for driving while prohibited under the motor vehicle act.
- 62 year old male resident of Kitimat issued a 90 day immediate roadside prohibition and 30 day vehicle impound after blowing two fails roadside.
- 29 year old male resident of Kitimat issued a 90 day immediate roadside prohibition and 30 day vehicle impound after blowing two fails roadside.
On Saturday July 26th 2014 at 4:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of road rage – disturbance on Konigus St. The complainant reported he was followed home from Terrace and was confronted by a male who accused him of drinking and driving. The subject of complaint contacted police and was upset that the complainant was endangering people by drinking and driving. The Kitimat RCMP did not find any evidence that the complainant was impaired.
On Sunday July 27th 2014 at 2:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a vehicle speeding down Dyke Rd at 70 km/hr. The complainant reported that the vehicle almost hit her dog. Police patrolled for the suspect vehicle but could not locate it.
On Sunday July 27th 2014 at 9:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a grizzly bear near the boat launch at Radley park. The Kitimat RCMP responded and observed the grizzly bear in the water. The bear moved away from people on its own accord.
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.