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NEWS RELEASE · 11th March 2015
Kitimat RCMP
Kitimat Detachment responded to 64 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:

On Monday March 2nd 2015 at 4:51 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a residence for a report of a suicidal female. Upon attendance police apprehended the female under the mental health act and transported her to hospital for an assessment.

On Monday March 2nd 2015 at 5:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of two males drinking alcohol inside a vehicle. The complainant advised that the vehicle was seen leaving the KMP camp heading towards town. Patrols for the vehicle were negative.

On Tuesday March 3rd 2015 at 4:28 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a report of a hit and run collision to an unoccupied vehicle. The vehicle a 2011 dodge ram suffered damage to the rear passenger side quarter panel while parked unoccupied at Mountainview Square or the Kitimat Lodge.

On Wednesday March 4th 2015 at 8:23 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a vehicle driving erratically in the upper City Centre parking lot with passengers in the box area of the pick-up truck. Police located the vehicle occupied by 17 year old driver. The driver was issued a written warning and spoken to about driving with passengers in the box area of the pick-up truck.

On Thursday March 5th 2015 at 7:20 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 37 at the 15 km mark. A northbound transit bus had run into mechanical problems and the driver had attempted to turn around and return to Kitimat but while reversing the bus got stuck on the soft gravel shoulder. Police attended and directed traffic until a tow truck could attend.

On Thursday March 5th 2015 at 2:30 pm, a women’s mountain bike was turned into the Kitimat RCMP. The complainant found the bike in the area between Saguenay St and Stikine St. The bike was lodged into exhibits until the owner can be located.

On Friday March 6th 2015 at 1:10 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a two vehicle collision on Wakashan Ave. Police attended and learned that a vehicle was rear ended while it was making a left hand turn into a parking lot. Both vehicles suffered minor damage and one driver reported minor injuries. One driver was issued a violation ticket for following too closely under the Motor Vehicle Act.

On Friday March 6th 2015 at 4:01pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a 13 year old missing youth from a residence. Police followed up and learned the youth may be heading to Terrace on his bicycle. Police located the youth riding his bicycle on Haisla Blvd. Police followed up with the youth’s parent and the Ministry of Children and Family Development.

On Saturday March 7th 2015 at 4:38 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a two vehicle collision that had occurred at Baxter Ave. and Angle St. Both vehicles suffered moderate damage. Police are continuing to investigate.

On Sunday March 8th 2015 at 12:30 am, the Kitimat RCMP were conducting a licensed premise check at the Chilli and Dancer Pub when a male patron was being ejected for knocking over chairs and being a nuisance. Police spoke to the male and he displayed numerous signs of impairment and officers felt he could not look after himself. The male was arrested and lodged in Kitimat RCMP cells until sober. Upon release a 24 year old male was issued a violation ticket for being intoxicated in public.

On Sunday March 8th 2015 at 7:50 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to residence for a complaint of an out of control youth. Police attended and spoke to youth. Police re-attended the residence within the hour as the youth was threatening to harm himself. Police apprehended the youth under the Mental Health Act and transported him to the hospital for an assessment.

If anyone has knowledge of this crime or any other or who is responsible, please contact the Kitimat RCMP at 250-632-7111. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or visit their web site at www.crimestoppers.ca. They are open 24/7. Crime Stoppers is anonymous and does not subscribe to call display and calls are not traced or recorded. You do not have to give your name, address or telephone number and you do not need to testify in court. If your information leads to an arrest or charge you may be eligible for a cash award of up to $2000.00.