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NEWS RELEASE · 9th April 2015
Kitimat RCMP
Kitimat Detachment responded to 67 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:

On Monday March 30th 2015 at 11:59 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a missing person report. The complainant had not seen his ex-girlfriend for a couple of weeks and was concerned about her wellbeing. Police conducted checks and located the missing person at a residence in Kitimat. The complainant was notified.

On Tuesday March 31st 2015 at 7:50 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received two reports of an erratic driver. Police while patrolling came across the suspect vehicle off of the road in a ditch on Nalabila Blvd. at Sparks Ave. The driver was suspected of being impaired by drugs. The driver received a 24 hour driving prohibition and a violation ticket for driving without due care and attention. The driver was transported to Kitimat General Hospital.

On Wednesday April 1st 2015 at 9:25 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a business at City Centre for a report of an intoxicated male. Upon attendance police located a male who had slurred speech and could not walk without stumbling. Police arrested the male for being intoxicated in a public place and lodged him in Kitimat RCMP cells. The male was released the following morning once sober.

On Thursday April 2nd 2015 at 2:14 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a complaint of mischief to a vehicle on Yukon St. The back window of a pick-up truck was shattered. Police investigated and suspect the damage may have been caused by a rock from a neighbor who was mowing his lawn.

On Thursday April 2nd 2015 at 6:49 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of a female talking to herself and walking without shoes in the area of Nechako Centre. Police located the female and she was apprehended under the Mental Health Act. The female was transported to Kitimat General Hospital for an assessment.

On Friday April 3rd 2015 at 4:12 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a collision between a youth on a dirt bike and pick-up truck on Columbia Ave. The collision was minor and there were no injuries. The youth and his parents were spoken.

On Friday April 3rd 2015 at 8:20 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a report of a domestic assault. The complainant reported being assaulted by his girlfriend. Police spoke to both parties and witnesses and the complainant was deemed the primary aggressor and arrested for assault. The male a 32 year old was released on a Promise to Appear and Undertaking.

On Saturday April 4th 2015 at 1:13 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a report of an intoxicated male sleeping in his vehicle on Alcan Way. Upon police attendance the male was outside of his vehicle. The male stated he fell asleep while charging his cell phone. The male advised police he had no intention of driving. Police allowed the male to proceed to his room with the assistance of security.

On Saturday April 4th 2015 at 11:10 pm, the Kitimat RCMP conducted a curfew check of a youth at a residence. The youth was not home as required by the court imposed conditions. Police will be recommending breach charges to crown counsel.

On Sunday April 5th 2015 at 1:47 am, the Kitimat RCMP conducted a traffic stop on Haisla Blvd. The driver displayed symptoms of impairment. The driver was read a roadside screening demand and blew a “warn” followed by a “fail.” As the lower of the two tests prevail the driver a 48 year old male from California was issued a 3 day immediate roadside driving prohibition.

On Sunday April 5th 2015 at 1:50 am, the Kitimat RCMP observed a vehicle driving with no lights on Hailsa Blvd. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver a displayed signs of impairment. The driver was read a roadside screening demand and blew two “fails.” The driver a 55 year old male from Alberta received a 90 day driving prohibition and a 30 day vehicle impoundment.

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.