NEWS RELEASE · 3rd November 2014
Kitimat Detachment responded to 89 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:
On Monday October 27th 2014 at 9:49 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of a male having violent outbursts at a Healing Centre in Kitamaat Village. Upon attendance the subject of complaint was acting calm however was upset that staff would not let him use the phone. Police transported the male to Kitimat as he had missed his bus as a result of the incident.
On Tuesday October 28th 2014 at 1:43 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended a complaint of persons drinking outside the City Centre Mall. Upon attendance police located four persons with open liquor in their immediate vicinity. One female who had an open can of beer in her hand was issued a fine under the Liquor Control and Licensing Act for consuming liquor in a public place.
On Tuesday October 28th 2014 at 11:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP were dispatched to the KMP camp after KMP security requested police assistance with an employee who was being belligerent. Upon police attendance the male agreed to show security his identification. The male was allowed to remain on site.
On the morning of Wednesday October 29th 2014, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a break and enter to a business on Saunders Rd. Upon attendance police were advised that two ATVís had been stolen. Both ATVís were recovered later in the day abandoned (one near Grebe St and one on some trails near Haisla Blvd). The Kitimat RCMP are continuing to investigate the break and enter and theft.
On Wednesday October 29th 2014 at 6:57 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended lower City Centre Mall for a report of an intoxicated male. Upon attendance a grossly intoxicated male was located and subsequently arrested for being intoxicated in a public place. The male a 41 year old from Kitimat was lodged in cells until sober and was issued a violation ticket.
On Thursday October 30th 2014 at 12:09 pm, the Kitimat RCMP and Kitimat Fire and Rescue responded to a 2 vehicle collision at Kuldo Blvd and Columbia Ave. A westbound vehicle on Columbia Ave stopped at the stop sign but failed to yield after the stop to a northbound vehicle on Kuldo Blvd. Both vehicles required a tow truck and the driver of one vehicle was transported by ambulance to Kitimat General Hospital. The collision remains under investigation.
On Thursday October 30th 2014 at 10:20 pm, the Kitimat RCMP conducted a curfew check at the residence of a18 year old male who was on a police undertaking which included a curfew. The male was not home as required. Police will be recommending charges to Crown Counsel.
On Friday October 31st 2014 at 1:50 am, officers with the Kitimat RCMP conducted a licensed premise check (bar walk) of the Kitimat Hotel. In one of the male bathroom stalls an officer noticed .4 grams of cocaine inside a tab of paper. The drugs were seized and will be destroyed.
On Friday October 31st 2014 at 8:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP located a German shepherd mix dog in the area of 3rd St. The dog appeared lost and was subsequently turned over to the Kitimat Humane Society.
On Saturday November 1st 2014 at 2:15 am, the Kitimat RCMP were advised of a theft of Chevrolet pick-up truck from a business on 3rd Street. The Kitimat RCMP recovered the vehicle on Highway 37 near Onion Lake after it was involved in a minor collision. No suspects were found at the scene. The file remains under investigation.
On Sunday November 2nd 2014 at 6:15 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of an abandoned vehicle near the parking lot of the Hirsch Creek Golf Course. Upon attendance police observed a red Pontiac sunfire lodged between some trees off of the roadway. Police spoke to the owners of the vehicle and their teenage children and the circumstances of the alleged theft of vehicle remain under investigation.
On Sunday November 2nd 2014 at 11:30 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of an abandoned motor home at the Kitimat Landfill. The vehicle is currently not licensed and police are attempting to locate the owner.
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.