NEWS RELEASE · 13th January 2015
Kitimat Detachment responded to 74 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:
On Monday January 5th 2015 at 6:25pm, the Kitimat RCMP were advised of a collision on Haisla Blvd and Ptarmigan St. A District of Kitimat snow plow reversed into a small white vehicle occupied by a male driver. No injuries were reported. The small white car left the scene prior to police attendance. The file remains under investigation.
On Monday January 5th 2015 at 7:53 pm, an officer observed a vehicle driving on Lahakas Blvd with a burnt out headlight. The vehicle turned onto Quatsino Blvd and failed to stop when police activated their emergency lights. The vehicle eventually crashed into a gate before stopping. The driver displayed numerous signs of impairment and was read a breath demand roadside. The driver blew 230 mg% and 210 mg%. The driver a 37 year old male from Saskatoon was served a 90 day driving prohibition and will appear in court in March 2015.
On Tuesday January 6th 2015 at 2:30 pm, an officer with the Kitimat RCMP conducted a vehicle stop on Bittern St. The driver was identified as a prohibited driver under the motor vehicle act. The driver a 46 year old male resident of Kitimat faces charges of driving while prohibited and the vehicle he was driving was impounded for 7 days.
On Wednesday January 7th 2015 at 12:50 pm, an officer with the Kitimat RCMP conducted a vehicle stop on Forest Ave and Highway 37. The driver of the vehicle was identified as a suspended driver under the motor vehicle act. The driver a 47 year old male resident of Terrace faces charges of driving while suspended and the vehicle he was driving was impounded for 7 days.
On Thursday January 8th 2015 at 3:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received 4 warrants for the arrest of persons who failed to attend court as required. The warrants were issued for a 37 year old male from Port Hardy, a 24 year old male from Duncan, a 25 year old female from Kitimat and a 25 year old male from Kitimat.
On Thursday January 8th 2015 at 3:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received multiple reports of an impaired driver. Police located a vehicle stuck in the snow bank on Lahakas Blvd and Nalabila Blvd. The officer noted that the driver displayed signs of impairment and read a bread demand roadside. At the detachment the driver provided one sample of breath before refusing to provide a second sample. The driver a 41 year old female resident of Kitimat received a 90 day driving prohibition and faces charges of impaired operation of a motor vehicle and failing to provide a breath sample.
On Friday January 9th 2015 at 1:22 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a third hand report of a break and enter in progress to a Kildala residence. The complainant stated that her neighbour called him and advised that someone was inside her residence and that she had locked herself in her bedroom. Police attended and determined that no break and enter had occurred.
On Friday January 9th 2015 at 9:39 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 37 at Forest Ave. Upon attendance the driver was being treated by Kitimat Fire paramedics. The driver displayed signs of impairment and failed a roadside screening device. The driver was arrested at blew 170 mg% and 170 mg% at the detachment. The driver a 25 year old female resident of Kitimat was served with a 90 day driving prohibition and faces charged of impaired driving and operating a vehicle while over 80mg%.
On Saturday January 10th 2015 at 1:19 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a missing 14 year old female. The complainant reports her granddaughter was last seen at Skeena Mall in Terrace however she called a Kitimat residence where her granddaughter answered the phone. Police located the missing female in a vehicle enroute to Kitimat. The complainant was updated and knew the family her granddaughter was staying with.
On Sunday January 11th 2015 at 12:34 am, the Kitimat RCMP conducted a curfew check of a 16 year old youth. The 16 year old youth was not home as required. Charges of breaching curfew will be recommended to Crown Counsel.
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.