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NEWS RELEASE · 8th October 2015
Kitimat RCMP
During the week of September 14th 2015 – September 20th 2015 the Kitimat RCMP responded to 78 calls for service, some of which are as follows:

On Monday September 28th Kitimat RCMP received a report of a noise by-law complaint coming from a residence. RCMP members spoke with the homeowner and discussed the Kitimat noise bylaws, and the homeowner turned down the loud music they were playing.

On Tuesday September 29th a theft totaling several thousands of dollars of tools was reported. Investigation revealed that a trailer left in a rural area of Kitimat for several days had been broken into. This file is still under investigation.

On Wednesday September 30th a Cablecar resident contacted the RCMP advising that there were 2 Grizzly Bears in their backyard eating fruit from their tree, and that they could not leave their residence. Prior to police attendance the bears departed. Be #bebearaware this time of year.
According to Ministry of environment;

“Household garbage is the single biggest killer of bears. When people allow bears to access garbage, they help create "problem" bears that are usually destroyed”.

On Thursday October 1st a report of a possible impaired driver was reported to the Kitimat RCMP. The suspect vehicle was located an impaired driving investigation initiated as liquor was detected on the driver’s breath. The driver provided two samples of breath which were determined to be at a blood alcohol level where their licence was revoked for 90 days and their vehicle impounded for 30 days.

On Saturday October 3rd several reports of an online post on social media from an individual pertaining to causing an animal to suffer were reported to the Kitimat RCMP. The RCMP spoke with the person who admitted to the post, but denied actually doing any of the things posted. The person expressed their frustration at neighborhood animals entering their property. The RCMP seriously warned the person involved about posting such things, they then removed the post. The RCMP partnered with the Kitimat Humane Society who also conducted their own investigation into this matter.

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.