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NEWS RELEASE · 26th August 2015
Kitimat RCMP
During the week of August 17th 2015 – August 23rd 2015 the Kitimat RCMP responded to 61 calls for service, some of which are as follows:

On Tuesday August 18th very early in the morning the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of someone known to the complainant banging on their apartment door and would not leave. Upon police attendance no person was located. The complainant stated that the suspect had a distinguishable hair colour dye job. The Kitimat RCMP had just interacted with this person and knew them not have such a hair colour. The complainant then changed their story, admitting that there had been a feud between the two of them. The complainant was given a stern lecture about making fake police calls and explained “Public Mischief” Sec 140 of the Criminal Code of Canada. The file was concluded as unfounded.

On Friday August 21st at approximately 1am the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of 2 unknown males passed out on the lawn of a local business. RCMP members arrived on scene and located two intoxicated adult males celebrating the end of their work shift in Kitimat. The males were initially hostile toward police, but eventually understood that the presence of two loud drunk adult males lying in the grass was not a common or welcome site in Kitimat. The males apologized, walked to their nearby hotel room, and thanked the members for their discretion.

On Friday August 21st a member of the public attended the Kitimat RCMP Detachment with some quad ramps had been located and were believed to be stolen. Should these items belong to you or someone you know, please contact the Kitimat RCMP Detachment to identify them and they can be returned to their rightful owner.

On Saturday August 22nd a report of a fight outside of a business beside a bar was reported to the RCMP. Upon arrival several people were on scene including at least one injured victim. Many parties on scene refused to cooperate with police, and the alleged suspect had fled. Both victims attended the Hospital for treatment, however were uncooperative with the investigation. All parties are well known to the RCMP and known to each other.

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.