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NEWS RELEASE · 22nd July 2015
Kitimat RCMP
During the week of July 13th 2015 – July 18th 2015 the Kitimat RCMP responded to 84 calls for service some of which are as follows:

On Monday July 13th, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a vehicle that had been vandalized in the Cablecar subdivision. The complainant stated that their vehicle had scratches consistent with being “keyed”. There complainant was unsure when it may have occurred, but believed it to be within the previous couple of days.

On Monday July 13th the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of an abandoned vehicle near apartments where construction/demolition was to take place. The construction workers feared that the vehicle would get damaged when some apartments were being demolished in the near future. The Kitimat RCMP member contacted the last registered owner of the vehicle and advised to have it moved.

On Tuesday July 14th a report was received of a found portable radio. The radio is a walkie-type, however has no identification and the battery is dead. The radio is currently stored it at the Kitimat RCMP Detachment are requesting that the rightful owner attend the Detachment, identify it, so it can be returned to them.

On Thursday July 16th a report of a disturbance near the Haisla Marina was reported to the Kitimat RCMP Detachment. Members arrived on scene and determined that an assault had occurred. Through investigation a male was located, and arrested. The male was charged with several offences and released by a Justice of the Peace on several strict conditions with a September 2015 court date.

On Saturday July 18th a complaint of a possible impaired driver and their vehicle description was reported to the Kitimat RCMP Detachment. A member located the vehicle driving erratically and initiated a vehicle stop. Through investigation it was determined that the driver was intoxicated by alcohol, and did not hold a valid BC drivers License. The driver was issued a 90 day driving prohibition, and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

The Kitimat RCMP would like to thank all complainants in situations such as this, as we rely on the public to report such incidents in order to keep our roads safe.

The Kitimat RCMP has recently started a Twitter Account, ,,,KitimatRCMP. This account will be used to allow the public st stay connected with the latest news and alerts from the Kitimat RCMP. This account is not monitored 24 hours a day and the public are advised to call their local police to report a crime or 911 in an emergency.

If anyone has knowledge of these crimes 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.