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NEWS RELEASE · 14th April 2015
Kitimat RCMP
Kitimat Detachment responded to 70 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:

On Monday April 6th 2015 at 5:45 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received two reports of 4 or 5 motorized dirt bikes in a park at Quatsino Blvd and Kuldo Blvd. Two youths were spoken to and warned not to ride their motorized dirt bikes in a park. The youths were apologetic.

On Tuesday April 7th 2015 at 11:50 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a mischief complaint to the rear of a building on Mountain View Square. Upon attendance police observed graffiti painted on the wall of a business. The mischief remains under investigation.

On Tuesday April 7th 2015 at 11:45 pm, an officer with the Kitimat RCMP conducted a vehicle stop on Enterprise Ave. after observing the vehicle to have a burnt out tail light. The driver displayed signs of impairment. The driver was read a roadside screening demand and blew a fail twice. The driver a 30 year old male from Calgary received an immediate 90 day driving prohibition and a 30 day vehicle impound.

On Wednesday April 8th 2015 between 3:00 pm and 4:30 pm, 2 officers with the Kitimat RCMP conducted a seatbelt - safety check on Quatsino Blvd at Lahakas Blvd. 9 violation tickets were issued under the motor vehicle act for “fail to wear seatbelt.” The fine for failing to wear seatbelt is $167 ($142 if paid within 30 days).

On Thursday April 9th 2015 at 12:50 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a missing person complaint. Upon attendance the complainant reported that her 18 year old son was missing from their residence. Police conducted patrols and checks overnight. The missing male was located at school in the morning.

On Thursday April 9th 2015 at 1:45 pm, an officer with the Kitimat RCMP conducted a vehicle stop in upper City Centre. The male driver was identified as a prohibited driver under section 95 of the Motor Vehicle Act. The driver a 36 year old male resident of Kitimat was released on a Promise to Appear and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.

On Thursday April 9th 2015 at 3:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a report of an assault at lower City Centre Mall parking lot. Upon attendance police spoke to all the parties involved. Police determined the fight was consensual however a male is under investigation for uttering threats. There were no injuries during the fight.

On Friday April 10th 2015 at 11:11 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a residence following a complaint of a domestic dispute. The complainant reported that her mother was hitting her father. Upon police attendance a 41 year old female was arrested for assault. The female was released on a Promise to Appear and Undertaking.

On Saturday April 11th 2015 a 4:27 pm, the Kitimat RCMP investigated a disturbance at a residence. Upon further investigation police attended to Kitimat General Hospital. Police then found a male in the company of female contrary to a court imposed condition. A 33 year old male was arrested and was remanded to appear in Terrace provincial Court on Monday April 13th.

On Sunday April 12th 2015 at 3:30 am, the Kitimat RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence under the Controlled Substance Act. Cocaine powder, baggies and approximately $1,000 in cash was seized. Two persons inside the residence were arrested and subsequently released. The file remains under investigation.

On Sunday April 12th 2015 at 9:05 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to Upper City Centre for a report of a disturbance involving an intoxicated male. Upon attendance police deemed that a male was unable to care for himself. The male was transported to RCMP cells where he was held until sober. The male was released in the morning and was issued a violation ticket for being intoxicated in public.

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.
Photo Contributed by RCMP
Photo Contributed by RCMP