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NEWS RELEASE · 24th June 2015
Kitimat RCMP
During the week of June 15th – June 21st the Kitimat RCMP participated in the following events, Mount Elizabeth Secondary School Dry Grad, Dare Graduation at Kildala Elementary, Cyber Bullying Presentation at Mount Elizabeth Secondary (grades 7 and 8) and World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Kitamaat Village. The Kitimat RCMP participated in meetings with the Community Response Network, Harm Reduction Committee and ICAT (Integrated Case Assessment Team – Domestic Violence). There were 76 calls for service some of which are as follows:

On Monday June 15th 2015, at 3:43 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a suspicious occurrence. The complainant stated she received a call from someone stating that he would be dropping off a cheque at her residence the following day at 11:00am. The suspicious male claimed to be from Reader’s Digest and did not know the complainants name. Police assisted the complainant and the following day the suspicious male never did show up. Police are continuing to investigate and request the public advise the Kitimat RCMP of any similar occurrences.

On Tuesday June 16th 2015 at 6:15 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a mental health call. The complainant advised police that his girlfriend was suicidal. Police attended and apprehended the female under the mental health act. The female was transported to Kitimat General Hospital for an assessment.

On Wednesday June 17th 2015 at 4:55 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report from a complainant concerned that her 15 year old brother-in-law was going to walk to Terrace. Police patrolled and located the male youth by the Hirsch Creek Bridge on Highway 37. Police escorted the male back to a residence in Kitimat where a family member offered to drive the youth to Terrace.

On Thursday June 18th 2015 at 3:29 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a residence for a mischief. The complainant reported three males had attended to her residence. Police attended and learned that 3 males had attended to a residence to confront a youth who was suspected of stealing something from a vehicle the previous evenings. Police spoke to all parties and continue to investigate.

On Friday June 19th 2015 at 9:37 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a female youth squatting in a vacant apartment on Albatross Ave. The Kitimat RCMP attended and spoke to the property representative who stated the female youth has since run away. The Kitimat RCMP have consulted with the Ministry of Children and Family Development and they are aware of the youth. The property representative has since changed the locks.

On Saturday June 20th 2015 at 9:46 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a complaint that a 12 year old female left her caregiver’s residence after an argument and was now with her friends. Police attended to the residence and made patrols for the female youth. Police contact a social worker with the Ministry of Children and Family Development. Police were advised that the following morning the female youth returned home unharmed.

On Sunday June 21st 2015 at 6:38 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a found bicycle on a pathway near Nalabila Blvd. The Kitimat RCMP attended and located a found red and black CCM bicycle. The name “Chad” is hand written on the bicycle. If this bicycle belongs to you please contact the Kitimat RCMP and reference file 2015-1845.

On Sunday June 21st 2015 at 2:59 pm, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a two vehicle collision on Highway 37 near the cemetary. A northbound vehicle turning left into the cemetary parking lot failed to yield to a southbound pick-up truck. The driver of the northbound vehicle was treated for minor injuries and was served with a violation ticket for failing to yield on left turn. Both vehicles were damaged and required towing.

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 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.