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NEWS RELEASE · 6th August 2014
Kitimat RCMP
Kitimat Detachment responded to 128 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:

On Monday July 28th 2014 at 5:15 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a four vehicle collision on the Hasila Bridge. Vehicle # 1 rear ended three vehicles while driving eastbound on Haisla Blvd. Two drivers were injured and transported to Kitimat General Hospital. The driver of vehicle # 1 was served a violation ticket for drive without consideration.

On Tuesday July 29th 2014 at 10:26 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of stolen dirt bike. The complainant reported that his dirt bike was stolen from a utility trailer on Nalabila Blvd. The dirt bike is described as a red and white 2006 Honda CRF 450X.

On Wednesday July 30th 2014 at 7:30 am, an officer with the Kitimat RCMP conducted a vehicle stop on Kuldo Blvd. The male driver was prohibited from driving under the motor vehicle act and criminal code. The drive a 25 year old male from Kitimat will be appearing in provincial court in October and his vehicle was impounded for seven days.

On Thursday July 31st 2014 at 8:15 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of an erratic driver on Kitamaat Village Rd. The Kitimat RCMP located the vehicle and the driver displayed symptomology of impairment. The driver blew a fail into the roadside screening device. The driver a 27 year old male from Kitamaat Village received a 90 day immediate roadside prohibition and a 30 day vehicle impound.

On Thursday July 31st 2014 at 9:40 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a young grizzly bear on the grounds on Mount Elizabeth Secondary School. Upon arrival the grizzly bear ran towards Smith St then ran onto the green belt towards Meldrum St. B.C. Conservation Services advised.

On Friday August 1st 2014 at 9:10 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a break and enter to the shack at the Kitimat Refuse Centre. The front door was kicked in overnight and 3 Dewalt drills were stolen. Police are continuing to investigate.

On Friday August 1st 2014 at 3:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a stolen red Yamaha Kodiak quad. The quad was stolen from a car port on Tweesdmuir St.

On Friday August 1st 2014 at 3:00 pm, a District of Kitimat employee attended the Kitimat RCMP detachment to report the theft of an orange colored commercial Ariens self-drive lawn mover. The lawn mover was stolen from Coughlin Park earlier in the afternoon.

On Saturday August 2nd 2014 at 3:00 pm, an officer of the Kitimat RCMP observed a male walk out of Tony’s Coroner Store who was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court. The male, a 48 year old resident of Terrace was arrested and remanded to appear in Terrace Provincial Court on Tuesday August 5th 2014.

On Saturday August 2nd 2014 at 10:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a weapons complaint on Kitamaat Village Rd. The complainant advised he saw a male put a gun in his pocket and then enter a vehicle. The Kitimat RCMP located the vehicle. Police conducted a high risk take down and searched for the gun. No gun was located. The complainant was updated.

On Sunday August 3rd 2014 a camera was found near the “Jumping Bridge” and turned into the Kitimat RCMP. Please contact the Kitimat RCMP if the camera belongs to you.

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.