NEWS RELEASE · 3rd December 2014
Kitimat Detachment responded to 81 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:
On Monday November 24th at 5:46 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint from a motorist on Highway 37. The motorist had accidently high beamed another motorist and then was subsequently tail gated by the other motorist. Patrols for the tail gating motorist were negative.
On Tuesday November 25th 2014 at 1:30 am, the Kitimat RCMP were roadside awaiting a tow truck when the driver who came to pick up the occupants displayed symptomology of impairment. The driver was read the breath roadside demand and blew a “warn” twice. The driver was issued a 3 day immediate roadside driving prohibition.
On Tuesday November 25th 2014 at 6:35 am, the Kitimat RCMP were called by a nurse at the Kitimat General Hospital requesting police assist with an intoxicated male. The nurse advised that the male was brought in by the ambulance at 11:00 pm the previous day from the KMP camp as he was intoxicated. Police determined that he was now able to care for himself and returned the male to the KMP camp.
On Wednesday November 26th 2014 at 12:50 pm, the Kitimat RCMP were called to Alcan Way and the KMP camp entrance following a report of collision. Upon attendance a northbound vehicle on Alcan Way had rear ended a vehicle that was stopped at the lights. The 3 occupants of the vehicle that was rear ended were transported to Kitimat Hospital by Kitimat Fire and Rescue paramedics. Both vehicles suffered moderate damage were towed. A violation ticket was issued to the driver of the vehicle that caused the collision for driving without consideration.
On Wednesday November 26th 2014 at 10:39 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a panic alarm at a local business. Police were advised that the ex-boyfriend of an employee showed up contrary to his Probation Order and Recognizance of Bail. The male a 45 year old male resident of Kitimat was arrested while leaving the business and was remanded in custody until December 4th 2014.
On Thursday November 27th 2014 at 5:11 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint from a supervisor at the KMP camp reporting that he had received a threatening voicemail from an employee whose employment had recently been terminated. Police spoke to the supervisor and documented the threats. The file remains under investigation.
On Friday November 28th 2014 at 5:43 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a vehicle that had passed another vehicle on a solid double line on highway 37 in the area of Hirsch Creek. Police could not locate the suspect vehicle.
On Saturday November 29th 2014 at 5:53 am, the Kitimat RCMP were requested by the Ministry of Children and Family Development to assist in locating the guardian of a youth. The intoxicated youth had injured himself and was being treated in the hospital. Police located the guardian and provided an update to the Ministry.
On Saturday November 29th 2014 at 5:59 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a business in Nechako Centre following a report of mischief. The complainant advised that overnight someone had torn down some Christmas decorations. Police are reviewing video surveillance.
On Sunday November 30th 2014 at 4:02 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended to the Kitimat Hotel for a report of an assault. A male was found with a gash of the back of his head and a cut under his eye. The male was transported to Kitimat General Hospital by Kitimat Fire and Rescue paramedics. Police learned that the fight had broken out on the dance floor inside the establishment. Police are continuing to investigate.
On Sunday November 30th 2014 at 1:37 pm, an officer with the Kitimat RCMP conducted a vehicle stop of a vehicle on Lahakas Blvd. The driver was flagged as a prohibited driver under the motor vehicle act. The driver a 42 year old male from Kitimat faces charges of driving while prohibited and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.
On Sunday November 30th at 7:17 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to Cranberry St for a report of a residence on fire. The Kitimat RCMP assisted the Kitimat Fire and Rescue with traffic control while the fire was extinguished.
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.