NEWS RELEASE · 29th October 2014
Kitimat Detachment responded to 89 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:
On Monday October 20th 2014 at 1:00 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a male breaking into vehicles on Quatsino Blvd. The Kitimat RCMP located the suspect a few minutes later. The male a 15 year old resident of Kitimat was arrested for breaching his curfew. A search upon arrest located property which was stolen from the parked vehicles. The youth appeared before a judge in Provincial Court in Terrace the following day and was released with conditions which include a 9 pm curfew.
On Monday October 20th 2014 at 10:50 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a collision at Hospital Beach. The complainant was in a vehicle with another male when a male rammed his vehicle into their vehicle. The suspect male was arrested shortly after at his residence. The male was charged with assault with a weapon (vehicle) and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. The file is being treated as a domestic assault. The male a 27 year old male from Kitimat was released the following day on a number of conditions.
On Tuesday October 21st 2014 at 3:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP were notified of a female passed out on the grounds of Nechako Elementary school. Upon attendance police arrested a grossly intoxicated female who was unable to stand on her own. The female a 58 year old Kitimat resident was arrested for being intoxicated in public and lodged in police cells until sober. The female was issued a violation tickets for being intoxicated in public.
On Tuesday October 21st 2014 at 7:45 pm, the Kitimat RCMP were alerted to a dark grey ford pickup truck that was backing into driveways on Halibut St. The complainant stated that the occupants had flashlights. The Kitimat RCMP attended but could not locate the vehicle.
On Wednesday October 22nd 2014 at 11:45 pm, the Kitimat RCMP were notified of a vehicle in the parking lot up upper City Centre parking lot with its engine revving and smoking. Upon attendance a male was found slumped over the steering wheel of the Chevrolet blazer bearing Alberta license plates with his foot on the pedal. Police woke a disoriented driver who stated that he had just finished a late shift. The driver did not display any signs of impairment. The vehicle was towed to a repair facility at request of the driver.
On Thursday October 23rd 2014 at 1:50 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complainant of a theft of trailer from Sixth St and Industrial Ave. The trailer had been parked on an insecure lot. The 2009 Precision flat deck trailer is grey in colour and was bearing BC license plate 53085D.
On Friday October 24th 2014 at 5:00 pm, an officer with the Kitimat RCMP while outside City Centre Mall observed a male fall down some stairs. The male was found to be intoxicated and unable to care for himself. The male a 58 year old resident of Kitimat was arrested for being intoxicated in public and lodged in Kitimat RCMP cells. The male was released once sober and was issued a violation ticket for being intoxicated in public.
On Friday October 24th 2014 at 10:10 pm, an officer with the Kitimat RCMP street checked 3 persons behind Nechako Elementary School. One male admitted to having a knife on his person. Upon further investigation the knife was deemed to be a prohibited knife as it was spring loaded. The male agreed to relinquish the knife to the Kitimat RCMP for destruction.
On Saturday October 25th 2014 at 10:50 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a 3 vehicle collision on Lahakas Blvd and Cormorant Ave. The investigation revealed that a southbound vehicle on Lahakas Blvd rear ended a stopped southbound vehicle which struck another southbound vehicle waiting to turn left onto Cormorant Ave from Lahakas Blvd. The driver an 18 year old female from Kitimat was served a violation ticket for drive without due care.
On Saturday October 25th 2014 at 4:10 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of a missing elderly male from the Mountainview Care Lodge. The 85 year old male was located by a care worker on Egret St and returned to his care home.
On Sunday October 26th 2014 at 2:57 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint from a taxi driver regarding an intoxicated person banging on the outside of his taxi. The taxi driver left the area prior to attendance and the suspect was not identified.
On Sunday October 26th 2014 at 4:15 am, The Kitimat RCMP received several complaints of a pick-up truck causing damage to the green space, trails and parks in the Nechako and Whitesail neighbourhoods. Residents who observe any vehicles off roading on public green space, walkways and parks are asked to call police immediately.
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.