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NEWS RELEASE · 1st April 2015
Kitimat RCMP
Kitimat Detachment responded to 67 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:

On Monday March 23rd 2015 at 8:30 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of bullying involving two youth. The complainant stated that her daughter was receiving messages through social media from another youth that were of concern. Police attended and spoke to the complainant and are continuing to investigate.

On Monday March 23rd 2015 at 11:55 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a noise complaint on Carswell St. A resident admitted to playing loud music earlier in the evening although when police attended all was quiet. Police were called a second time a few hours later and the same resident was spoken to and given a warning.

On Tuesday March 24th 2015 at 7:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of erratic drivers on Dyke Rd. The complainant reports that a dirt bike and two pick-up trucks were speeding and not being considerate of pedestrians. Police made patrols but were unable to locate the suspect vehicles.

On Wednesday March 25th at 8:15 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a theft of a 50 inch light bar from a vehicle parked on Clifford St. The light bar was returned to the complainant by a third party later in the day after the suspect tried to sell the light bar on a social media site. Police spoke to all parties and continue to investigate.

On Wednesday March 25th 2015 at 3:15 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of an intoxicated male in the lower City Centre Mall area. Police attended and located the male who had just finished consuming liquor in public. The male was intoxicated but deemed to be able to care for himself. The male was escorted to his residence.

On Thursday March 26th 2015 at 11:35 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to Quatsino Blvd for a complaint of a car alarm going off. Police examined the vehicle and spoke to the owner and did not observe anything suspicious. It appears the car alarm may have been faulty.

On Thursday March 26th 2015 at 8:27 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a driving complaint from Kitlope St. at Kootenay St. The complainant reported that he was almost struck by a vehicle while walking his dog. The complainant stated the driver of the vehicle that almost hit him had not defrosted its windshield. The suspect vehicle did not stop and is described as a small blue vehicle. This file remains under investigation.

On Friday March 27th 2015 at 8:30 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended to an alarm at an address at Mountain view Square. Upon attendance officers noticed a window beside the back door had been broken. No entry had been gained to the unoccupied business. Police contacted the property representative. No suspects have been identified.

On Friday March 27th 2015 at 10:15 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of an intoxicated youth near Kildala Elementary School. Upon attendance the youth was found in the care of friend’s parent at a nearby residence. Police notified the parent of the intoxicated youth.

On Saturday March 28th 2015 at 4:07 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a 911 call from a male stating he was on Lillooet St and needed police. The male hung up prior to the call taker obtaining further information. Calls by police to the phone number went to voicemail. At 7:20 am after extensive checks police were able to locate the male at an address on Little Wedeene St. The male was intoxicated and stated he called 911 for a ride home but eventually managed to get home with the assistance of a passing motorist.

On Saturday March 28th 2015 at 7:10 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a work site for a report of criminal harassment. The complainant stated that he was confronted in an aggressive manner by a co-worker and that he felt threatened by the behavior of the suspect. Police attended and obtained statements. A 43 year old male was arrested for criminal harassment and released on a Promise to Appear and an Undertaking.

On Sunday March 29th 2015 at 4:41 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a report of an intoxicated pedestrian walking on Haisla Blvd. near Kuldo Blvd. Police conducted patrols of the area but could not locate the pedestrian.

On Sunday March 29th 2015 at 8:07 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to an alarm at a Saguenay St residence. The complainant who was home stated that an alarm to a lower floor door had been triggered and she was concerned someone has entered the residence. Police attended and cleared the perimeter and ensured that no one had gained entry into the residence.

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.