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NEWS RELEASE · 22nd October 2014
Kitimat RCMP
Kitimat Detachment responded to 76 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:

On Monday October 13th 2014 at 5:54 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of an intoxicated male laying in the ditch near Gryfalcon Ave. and Kingfisher Ave. Upon police attendance the male was transported to Kitimat General Hospital for an assessment. After a doctor cleared the male for incarceration he was lodged in Kitimat RCMP cells until he was sober and able to care for himself.

On Tuesday October 14th 2014 at 12:49 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a suspicious male at the B.C. liquor store. Upon attendance staff told police that they believed the male was about to steal some liquor. Upon further investigation it was learned that the suspect male had stolen pre-cooked chicken moments earlier from a grocery store. The suspect was identified and was banned from attending the grocery store.

On Tuesday October 14th 2014 at 9:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of a vehicle in the ditch on Highway 37 near Hirsch Creek. Upon attendance the officer detected signs of impairment from the driver of the vehicle. The driver was read an approved screening device demand. The driver blew two fails. The driver a 44 year old male from Kitimat received a 90 day driving prohibition and a 30 day vehicle impound.

On Wednesday October 15th 2014 at 6:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP investigated a complaint of a dog bite from a residence on Columbia Ave. A female had attended to a residence when a dog exited the front door and bit the female causing one stitch. The Kitimat RCMP and the Kitimat Humane Society are continuing to investigate.

On Wednesday October 15th 2014 at 5:54 pm, the Kitimat RCMP were advised by a complainant that her niece who was travelling from Vancouver to Kitimat on a bus was overdue. The complainant was concerned as she could not reach her niece. Police added the female to CPIC and requested assistance from Vancouver Police Department. On October 18th at 4:00 pm the complainant advised that her niece was okay and had missed her bus.

On Thursday October 16th 2014 at 11:07 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of an assault at the Kitimat Hotel. Upon attendance police learned that one of the exotic dancers had been assaulted by a patron. The suspect had departed the scene prior to attendance. The file remains under investigation.

On Friday October 17th 2014 at 2:20 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of someone trying to break into a vehicle parked on Stikine St. The complainant scared the suspect away and police confirmed that no entry was gained to the parked vehicle. Patrols for the suspect were negative.

On Friday October 17th 2014 at 7:55 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a by-law noise complaint on Omenica St. Upon attendance police learned that a resident had placed their smoke detector outside after being unable to turn it off. Police spoke to the complainant and provided an update to them.

On Saturday October 18th 2014 at 4:45 pm, the Kitimat RCMP assisted paramedics at a residence on Oriole St after a female had mixed prescription pills with alcohol. Police attended with paramedics and the female resident was transported to Kitimat General Hospital for treatment.

On Sunday October 19th 2014 at 4:20 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a driving complaint of a southbound vehicle on Highway 37 near Oolichan Ave. The complainant stated that a white truck passed his vehicle in an unsafe manner and was travelling at 130 km/hr. Attempts to reach the registered owner who resides in Prince George were unsuccessful. The complainant was updated.

On Sunday October 19th 2014 at 5:45 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to an address on Albatross Ave to keep the peace while a male collected some belongings from his ex-girlfriends residence. The male collected his belongings without incident.

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.