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NEWS RELEASE · 12th June 2015
Kitimat RCMP
Kitimat Detachment responded to 89 calls for service during this period. Some of which are as follows:

On Monday June 1st 2015 at 10:28 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a complaint of stolen skateboard from a residence on Mallard St. The Tony Hawk skateboard was stolen from the porch of a residence the previous evening.

On Tuesday June 2nd 2015 at 8:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a bear complaint near Haisla Blvd and Lahakas Blvd South. The complainant reported seeing a grizzly bear near a foot path. The Kitimat RCMP attended to the area but could not locate the bear. The B.C. Conservation Officer Service was advised.

On Wednesday June 3rd 2015 at 10:30 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a fire near the Haisla Marina in Kitamaat Village. The fire was started in a forested area and was extinguished before spreading. Police spoke with the Hasila Fire Chief and witnesses and the file remains under investigation.

On Wednesday June 3rd 2015 at 8:17 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a complaint of a moose in the area of Roy Wilcox elementary school. The moose was in distress as it was separated from a baby moose. Police attended and ensured public safety until the moose were able to find each other on Davy St.

On Thursday June 4th 2015 at 10:30 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of a stolen vehicle from the City Centre area. Police were patrolling for the vehicle when the complainant called back to report that her husband had actually moved the vehicle without telling her.

On Thursday June 4th 2015 at 6:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to Columbia Ave East and Capilano St. to assist Kitimat Fire and Rescue with an emergency. Police blocked the street as emergency crews treated a female who had been dragged to the ground by her dog while roller blading.

On Thursday June 4th 2015 at 2:36 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a complaint of a break and enter to an unoccupied apartment on Kingfisher Ave. Police attended and spoke to the property representative who stated that someone had broken a window and gained access to a ground floor suite. The suspect had exited through an interior door. Damage to the window is estimate at $100. The file remains under investigation.

On Friday June 5th 2015 at 10:20 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to the area of Kitlope St and Kootenay St for a complaint of an intoxicated youth. Police located at group of youths in lower City Centre. An intoxicated16 year old female was transported to a family member as she was unable to care for herself.

On Saturday June 6th 2015 at 12:05 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a noise complaint on Raley St. Upon attendance police located a residence where loud voices and music was coming from. Police warned the occupants of the noise by-law and cooperation was received from the occupants of the residence.

On Saturday June 6th 2015 at 9:15 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a work site to check on the welfare of a male after receiving a third hand report from the subject of complaints girlfriend. Police attended to the work site and spoke to the male who was fine and sleeping at the time of police attendance. Police updated the complaint.

On Sunday June 7th 2015 at 9:15 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a complaint of a bear in the area of Kootenay St and Kitlope St. The grizzly bear was seen on a foot path near Kootenay St. The B.C. Conservation Service is aware of the bear and a trap has been set up in the area.

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.