NEWS RELEASE · 29th September 2014
Kitimat Detachment responded to 90 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:
On Monday September 22nd 2014 at 1:35 am, the Kitimat RCMP located a 15 year old male in the area of Kildala elementary school. The 15 year old was under a court ordered curfew. The 15 year old was arrested by police and held for court. The 15 year old was released by the courts with the same curfew and will appear in court in October.
On Tuesday September 23rd 2014 at 7:30 am, an officer with the Kitimat RCMP conducted a traffic stop on Lahakas Blvd and served the 26 year old female driver with a notice of driving prohibition for 3 months. The driver had been flagged by the Office of Superintendent of Motor Vehicles to be served with the “notice of driving prohibition.”
On Tuesday September 23rd 2014 at 10:35 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended a residence on Bittern St for a disturbance between a mother and her 14 year old daughter. A 14 year old did not want to attend school and caused a disturbance. The Ministry of Children and Families also attended and spoke to both parties and took over the investigation.
On Wednesday September 24th at 8:20 pm, the Kitimat RCMP executed a search warrant at a Whitesail residence after information was received that stolen property was at the residence. Numerous sets of golf clubs stolen from sheds at Hirsch creek on September 17th were recovered. A 18 year old male faces charges of break and enter and possession of property obtained by crime.
On Thursday September 25th 2014 at 3:00 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision on Alcan Highway just north of the train tracks. A single vehicle sheered a hydro pole which caused a wide spread power outage in Kitimat. Update: On Friday September 26th 2014 the Kitimat RCMP spoke to the owner of the vehicle who admitted to being the driver of the vehicle who fled the scene. A 20 year old male resident of Kitimat faces charges under the motor vehicle act. Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in the collision.
On Thursday September 25th 2014 at 8:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a residence on Teal St after the complainant reported an unwanted guest. Upon arrival police located a male leaving from the back door of the residence. The male is on a probation order not to attend that residence. The male a 45 year old Kitimat residence will be appearing in court in October on charges of fail to comply probation order.
On Friday September 26th 2014 at 12:43 pm, the Kitimat RCMP with the assistance of the Canadian Coast Guard investigated a sudden death in the area of Kildala Arm. A 62 year old male who was fishing in the area was found deceased by the Coast Guard. The B.C. Coroner Service was advised and are investigating the cause of death.
On Friday September 26th 2014 at 2:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a found property file. The complainant found a chain saw in the area of Columbia Ave. The chain saw was seized and attempts will be made to locate its owner. Note: If you are missing a chain saw contact the Kitimat RCMP and quote file 2014-3425.
On Saturday September 27th 2014 at 1:40 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a disturbance at the KMP camp. KMP security had called police after a resident did not turn his music down and was verbally abusive to them. Upon arrival of police the music had been turned off and the resident had gone to sleep.
On Saturday September 27th 2014 at 3:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a break and enter at a residence on Konigus St. The point of entry was a pried back door. Items stolen include a lap top. The Kitimat RCMP are continuing to investigate.
On Sunday September 28th 2014 at 9:50 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a residence on Nadina for a report of a missing person. The complainant reported her 15 year old daughter missing. Police called the 15 year old daughter and met up with her to ensure her wellbeing. The complainant was updated.
On Sunday September 28th 2014 at 5:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a 8 year old female that had been bitten by a dog in the area of Comorant Ave and Albatross Ave. The Kitimat RCMP subsequently learned that the dog had also bitten an adult female. Both victims received treatment at Kitimat General Hospital. The dog was surrendered to the Kitimat Humane Society and was euthanized.
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.