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NEWS RELEASE · 21st October 2015
Kitimat RCMP
During the week of October 12th – October 18th 2015 the Kitimat RCMP responded to 73 calls for service, some of which are as follows:

On Monday October 12th a report of a single vehicle roll over collision was reported to the Kitimat RCMP. A vehicle was located off Highway 37 near Mt Elizabeth rd. The driver had already been transported to the Hospital for treatment of injuries. File still under investigation.

On Tuesday October 13th a complaint of a possibly intoxicated male operating an ATV on a roadway was received by the Kitimat RCMP. It was determined the male was also prohibited from driving. The driver provided two samples of breath which were determined to be at a blood alcohol level where their licence (if they had one) would have been revoked for 3 days. The ATV was impounded for 7 days based on the driving prohibition.

On Wednesday October 14th a complaint was received of two unlocked vehicles parked in a driveway being rummaged through. The complainant stated they did not lock their vehicle, and found all their belongings strewn about outside. The public is reminded to lock their vehicles.

On Saturday October 17th a report of a Break & Enter in progress was received by the Kitimat RCMP. Members attended immediately and located a heavily intoxicated suspected attempting to enter the residence. Based on the intoxication level of the suspect, it’s believed they mistook the residence for a nearby one belonging to an acquaintance. The suspect was escorted from the scene and taken to be cared for by a relative. Criminal charges not pursued.

On Saturday October 17th a report of a person passed out on a sidewalk was reported to the RCMP. Members arrived on scene and located a heavily intoxicated youth. Ambulance arrived on scene and took care of the person, transporting them to the Hospital. Members spoke with their friends nearby, and seized a small amount of drugs without charge.

On Sunday October 18th a local business owner contacted the RCMP stating that they had found what they believed to be illegal drugs in an area only accessed by staff. Members arrived on scene and seized the substance. The complainant said they would be speaking to their staff members about the incident.

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.