REPORTING · 11th August 2014
Kitimat Detachment responded to 105 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:
On Monday August 4th 2014 at 1:04 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a possible gunshot heard around the Teal Street area. Members made patrols of the area however did not find anything suspicious.
On Monday August 4th 2014 at 1:20 pm, a member on patrol noticed a vehicle being driven by a known prohibited driver. The vehicle was stopped by the member and the driver arrested. The vehicle was also impounded for 7 days. A 49 year old male from Kitimat will be appearing in Court October 2, 2014.
On Tuesday August 5th, 2014 at 6:24 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a large (4 ft) snake at the complainantís back door. Conservation was called but declined to attend. A member attended and approached the snake which hissed and then slithered under the deck. The member called the Humane Society to attend and assist, which they did. The deck boards were pried up and the snake located. The member was able to extend her baton and miraculously pinned the snake down by the top of its head without injuring it. The snake was then placed in a pillow case and then into a small kennel and taken to the Humane Society.
On Tuesday, August 5th at 5:17 pm, Kitimat RCMP received a 911 call to a residence in Kitimat. Members attended to the residence and arrested a 30 year old female resident of the residence for assault. She will appear in Court September 4, 2014. The male victim did not suffer any serious injuries.
On Wednesday, August 6th 2014 at 8:21 pm, Kitimat RCMP were called to the residence of an 18 year old male whom it was believed had consumed the synthetic drug, 2CP. Members arrived to find the male incoherent with no motor skills and believed to be hallucinating. EHS attended and transported the young man to Kitimat General Hospital.
On Thursday, August 7th, 2014 at 8:00 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a Break and Enter that occurred overnight at the Hirsch Creek Golf Club. According to the complainants who arrived in the morning, they noted upon arrival that the seats from the golf carts were off and 15 of the carts had the gas siphoned out of them. One cart had the battery wires cut. This file is still under investigation.
On Thursday August 7th 2014, the Kitimat RCMP assisted the Abbotsford Police Service by serving a subpoena for a witness to an individual working in the Kitimat area. Members made contact with the individual and arranged for service. The documents were then completed and returned to APS.
On Friday August 8th 2014 at 10:10 am, a complainant attended to the Kitimat RCMP office and reported that yesterday, she lost a silver bracelet during a motorcycle ride along Kootenay Street, Columbia Avenue and Tsimshian Blvd. She also reported missing a Bulova watch that went missing 6 months ago.
On Friday August 8th, 2014 at 10:00 am, a complainant attended the Kitimat RCMP detachment and spoke to a member about the Tenancy Act and how to get a roommate evicted. The complainant also mentioned that threats were made by the roommate. After discussing the matter it was determined that there were in fact no threats made and the complainant left. About an hour and a half later, police were called by the complainant to their residence complaining of having been assaulted by the roommate. EHS and Fire staged nearby while members investigated. During the course of the investigation it was learned that the complainant was not assaulted. It was obvious to members that the complainant wants to have the roommate evicted but in order to do so, the complainant was advised to follow the procedure as required by the Tenancy Act.
On Friday August 8th at 8:56 pm, Kitimat RCMP members were dispatched to the Cable Car area for an assault that was occurring at the Community mailboxes. Two males were beating up a third male. Members attended to discover all had disappeared. It was later discovered that the victim had been transported into Kitimat to contact the police. This matter is still under investigation.
On Saturday August 9th, 2014 at 6:54 pm, an officer of the Kitimat RCMP attended to the scene of a motor vehicle incident with injuries on Kuldo Blvd. Alcohol was believed to be involved. Blood samples were taken from the sole occupant of the vehicle. The 47 year old male suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Terrace for further medical treatment.
On Saturday August 9th 2014 at 01:25 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a disturbance call in Kitimat. The complainantís 15 year old daughter had returned home extremely intoxicated and out of control. She was arrested for mischief, transported, and lodged in cells to be released once she was able to care for herself without charges
On Sunday August 10th 2014, the Kitimat RCMP Detachment received an anonymous complaint of a male panhandling near the bus entrance at City Centre Mall. He was apparently asking people for gas money but doesnít own a vehicle. A member made a patrol to that location and located a male who denied asking people for money. He was asked to move along, which he did.
On Sunday August 10th 2014 at 6:48 pm, a complaint was made to the Kitimat RCMP regarding ATVís and dirt bikes travelling on Dyke Road near Riverlodge. According to the complainant, it is an ongoing issue and that they drive too fast and are too loud. Patrols were made but ATVís nor dirt bikes were heard or seen by members. Police are aware of the problem and try to make patrols of the area when available to do so.
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.