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REPORTING · 25th February 2015
Kitimat RCMP
Kitimat Detachment responded to 87 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:

On Monday February 16th 2015 at 7:50 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a vehicle parked at grocery store in a handicap parking spot without having a permit. Police contacted the registered owner of the vehicle who advised that a family member was borrowing their vehicle.

On Monday February 16th 2015 3:39 pm, a complainant turned over a found cell phone to the Kitimat RCMP. The Kitimat RCMP contacted the cell phone company and they in turn notified the owner. On Wednesday February 18th 2015 the cell phone was returned to its owner.

On Tuesday February 17th 2015 at 7:50 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a roll over collision on Highway 37 at the Kitimat River Bridge. The driver stated that he was northbound when he hit some black ice and slid off of the road and into a ditch. The driver received minor injuries and was transported to Kitimat General Hospital by witnesses.

On Tuesday February 17th 2015 a 7:38 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a business on Indutrial Ave after an attempted break and enter. The front door of the business was smashed but no entry was gained. A suspect vehicle was seen fleeing the area as police arrived and was later found abandoned. The file remains under investigation.

On Wednesday February 18th 2015 at 4:35 pm, police investigated a fraud complaint from a local restaurant. The complainant stated that someone claiming to be from B.C. Hydro called and stated that if they did not pay an outstanding bill their power would be shut off in 30 minutes. The complainant stated that all her bills were up to date. The complainant did not provide the person any way to obtain money and promptly called the police. The power was not shut off. Police continue to investigate.

On Wednesday February 18th 2015 at 8:48 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a complaint of possible impaired driver on Kuldo Blvd. The complainant reported that the suspect vehicle was driving at erratic speeds and was braking a lot. Police located the vehicle and the driver was found to be sober.

On Thursday February 19th 2015 at 7:02 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a driving complaint on Highway 37 at Oolichan Ave. The complainant stated that another vehicle overtook her vehicle on a double solid line. The vehicle was traveling northbound on Highway 37 and the Terrace RCMP were notified.

On Friday February 20th 2015 at 9:22 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a hit and run collision from a parking lot of a business on Tsimishian Blvd. Police interviewed a witness who observed a pick-up truck hit a parked vehicle and fail to stop. Police investigated the collision and the following day located the suspect vehicle. The driver of the suspect vehicle admitted to leaving the scene of the collision and was issued a violation ticket for “fail to remain at scene after collision with unattended vehicle” under the motor vehicle act.

On Friday February 20th 2015 at 9:47 pm, an officer conducted a vehicle stop on North Lahakas Blvd at Nalabila Blvd. The driver was arrested on an outstanding warrant for breach of undertaking from Terrace RCMP. The male was transported to Kitimat RCMP cells and was remanded in custody to appear in Terrace provincial court on Monday February 23rd 2015.

On Saturday February 21st 2015 at 1:19 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a complaint of a break and enter from a residence on Partridge St. The complainant reported that someone entered his residence through an unlocked front door and stole a sweater and the keys to his vehicle. Police conducted neighbourhood enquiries, an examination of the scene and continue to investigate.

On Sunday February 22nd 2015 at 3:05 am, two officers were conducting a licensed premise check at the Kitimat Hotel and observed a male snorting cocaine off of the toilet paper dispenser while in a toilet stall in the men’s washroom. The male was arrested for possession of cocaine. The male a 23 year old resident of Kitimat was released on a promise to appear for April 9th 2015 in Kitimat provincial court.

On Sunday February 22nd at 12:45 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a driving complaint on Highway 37 at the 8 km mark. The complainant reported that a pick-up truck had passed two vehicles on a double solid line. The vehicle was northbound to Terrace. The Terrace RCMP were advised.

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.