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NEWS RELEASE · 13th August 2015
Kitimat RCMP
During the week of August 3rd 2015 – August 9th 2015 the Kitimat RCMP responded to 81 calls for service, some of which are as follows:

On Tuesday August 4th at approximately 2am, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a house party causing noise and disturbing nearby residents. The complainant knew that the homeowners were out of town, but that their teenage child was home. RCMP officers arrived at the residence and the property representative exited wearing only undergarments and socks. They were very apologetic, stated they had pre-arranged for designated drivers, and promised to turn the noise down. No further complaints were received.

On Tuesday August 4th the Kitimat RCMP received a commercial alarm complaint at a local school. Officers arrived on scene and located two persons inside who fled on foot. One suspect was apprehended shortly after and determined to be a youth. The other suspect was later located. Both parties (and guardians) were spoken to and reminded that although charges were not being pursued in this instance, a police file with their name attached was created, and this could hamper their future. Both were very apologetic.

On Wednesday August 5th The Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a vehicle that had been stolen sometime during the previous night. Patrols in Kitimat were unsuccessful, however the vehicle was later located in Smithers. 3 Kitimat residents were located and arrested. All 3 persons located are well known to the Kitimat RCMP. Property from other crimes committed in Kitimat was also located in their possession. Charges are pending.

On Saturday August 8st the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint a male breaking into vehicles. RCMP officers arrived in the area, and the complainant stated that they had chased the suspect. The suspect fled from police also, but was apprehended shortly after. The suspect was intoxicated, but admitted to having many stolen items on their person including money, and several different items. The suspect could not/would not divulge which vehicles were broken into. The Kitimat RCMP are urging members of the public to come forward if their vehicle was broken into around this time, and claim ownership of the items stolen. Without the items being claimed as stolen, charges of theft cannot be pursued against this suspect.

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.