REPORTING · 11th December 2014
Kitimat Detachment responded to 68 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:
On Monday December 1st 2014 at 8:10 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a disturbance at a residence on Albatross Ave. Upon attendance police learned that a domestic dispute had taken place. Police spoke to both parties and determined that a primary aggressor could not be established. Both parties separated for the night. Alcohol was a contributing factor. Police will keep the file open and conduct follow-up with both parties.
On Tuesday December 2nd 2014 at 7:28 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of an erratic driver on Highway 37 near Oolichan Rd. The complainant stated a grey mazda was trying over take other vehicles in an unsafe manner. Patrols for the suspect vehicle were negative.
On Wednesday December 3rd 2014 at 7:50 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a single vehicle collision on Highway 37 just north of the Kitimat River Bridge. The driver had lost control of her SUV and skidded off of the roadway. Police waited for the tow truck to attend and escorted the driver back to Kitimat.
On Wednesday December 3rd 2014 at 1:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to Kitimat Valley Institute following a complaint of mischief. Staff advised that several windows had been damaged by what appears to be a pellet gun. No one was present when the mischief occurred and the file remains under investigation.
On Thursday December 4th 2014 at 4:39 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a sudden death on Albatross Ave. The deceased was a 50 year old male resident of Kitimat. The B.C. Coroner attended. Foul play is not suspected.
On Friday December 5th 2014 at 9:45 pm, the Kitimat RCMP conducted a curfew check of an 18 year old male who is on a curfew from 9:00 pm – 7:00 am. The male was not home. Police have recommended charges to Crown Counsel for a total of 6 charges of failing to comply with undertaking entered into before officer in charge for curfew violations.
On Friday December 5th 2014 at 5:09 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a mental health call where the female was attempting to harm herself. Police apprehended the female under the mental health act and transported her to the Kitimat General Hospital where was assessed by a doctor.
On Saturday December 6th 2014 at 6:50 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a domestic dispute. Upon attendance a 37 year old male was arrested for assault. Police obtained statements. The male was released on a Promise to Appear and Undertaking and charges are being recommended to Crown Counsel.
On Saturday December 6th 2014 at 1:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a complaint of a snowmobile on the pathways behind Kootenay St. Police could not locate the snowmobile.
On Sunday December 7th 2014 at 11:20 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a mischief to vehicle at Nechako Centre. The vehicles driver side window had been smashed overnight. No suspects are known however police are continuing to investigate.
On Sunday December 7th 2014 at 3:32 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a residence for a mental health call. The lone male at the residence had attempted to harm himself. Police requested the ambulance (that was staged nearby) move in. The ambulance transported the male to Kitimat General Hospital however he was shortly thereafter transported to Mills Memorial Hospital for further treatment. The male has since been released from hospital.
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.