NEWS RELEASE · 3rd March 2015
Kitimat Detachment responded to 80 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:
On Monday February 23rd 2015 ay 3:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a fight inside the Chilly and Dancer Pub. Upon attendance a waitress stated that she separated two males who wanted to fight. The waitress states that a chair was thrown in the disturbance and damage was done to the pool table. Police have reviewed the video surveillance and have identified one suspect. Police continue to investigate.
On Tuesday February 24th at 3:35 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a residence for a mental health call. The complainant advised that his 18 year old daughter was suicidal. Police attended and apprehended the female under the Mental Health Act. The female was transported to Kitimat General Hospital for an assessment.
On Tuesday February 24th 2015 at 4:15 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a business at City Centre for a report of an intoxicated person. Police arrested a male for being intoxicated in public and lodged him in cells until he was sober. Police later made arrangements for the male to stay at the Cold Weather Shelter overnight.
On Wednesday February 25th 2015 at 8:06 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a theft of a vehicle from a residence on Okanagan St. The complainant stated that someone entered his residence and took his keys and his vehicle is now missing. Police obtained a statement from the complainant and he reported that there are a number of contractors that have access to his residence. On Monday March 2nd 2015 the vehicle was found at a gas station in Kitwanga unoccupied.
On Wednesday February 25th 2105 at 2:10 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a missing male. The complainant stated that her common-law spouse was missing. Police conducted checks and liaised with the Terrace and Prince Rupert RCMP. On February 26th 2015 at approximately 10:00 pm the Terrace RCMP located the male at a residence in Terrace.
On Thursday February 26th 2015 at 2:40 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a mischief to a vehicle at the KMP camp parking lot on Alcan Way. The complainant reported that the back window of his vehicle was smashed while it was parked unoccupied. Police are continuing to investigate.
On Friday February 27th 2015 at 6:28 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 37 just north of Onion Lake. A northbound pick-up truck slid off of the roadway and onto its roof. The driver managed to escape uninjured. The slippery roadway was deemed a contributing factor.
On Friday February 27th 2015 at 10:46 pm, the Kitimat RCMP located a mobile vehicle that Terrace RCMP had advised may be in the area. The male driver was arrested on assault charges from Terrace. The Kitimat RCMP have recommended charges of driving while prohibited under the criminal code and motor vehicle act and charges for possessing a prohibited rifle contrary to a prohibition. The male was held in custody and appeared in Terrace provincial court on Monday March 2nd 2015.
On Saturday February 28th 2015 at 2:50 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint from a taxi driver of someone possible jumping off of the Haisla Bridge. Police attended and made patrols. After speaking with witnesses police believe the subject of the complaint was only pretending to jump.
On Saturday February 28th 2015 at 3:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP were called to the Kitimat General Hospital to assist staff with a patient who was attempting to leave the hospital prior to receiving treatment. Police assisted in escorting the patient inside where he received treatment.
On Sunday March 1st 2015 at 2:40 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a barking dog complaint on Hallman St. Police attended the scene and the resident stated that he had moved the dog inside.
On Sunday March 1st 2015 at 6:40 pm, an officer with the Kitimat RCMP observed a vehicle on Highway 37 at the 23 km mark traveling 147 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone. The officer conducted a traffic stop and the driver was issued a violation ticket for excessive speeding. The driver’s vehicle was impounded for 7 days.
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.