April 23rd, 2014 24 hour news release

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 30 calls for service from April 22nd, 8 AM till April 23rd, 8 AM.  During the same time period there have been five people lodged in Terrace Cells.  Three of these people were lodged for intoxication.

 

Downtown Terrace

  • Two men looking like they are about to fight on Emerson St/Park Ave.  Checks were done of area.
  • Two men sleeping in an ATM vestibule.  They were spoken with.

 

Elsewhere Terrace

  • Hazardous wires on Straume Ave.  Police requested the assistance of BC Hydro.
  • Threats uttered via Facebook.  Police gave advice on the situation.
  • A person’s vehicle broke down near the Old Bridge.  Police gave advice on the matter.
  • Threats were uttered involving a firearm.  Police spoke with the boys and their parent.
  • Vandalism to a vehicle parked at the Soup Kitchen. 
  • Man passed out at the Soup Kitchen.  Police arrested a 28 yr old man.
  • A man found a bag of marihuana while walking his dog.  Police seized the marihuana for destruction.
  • Indecent conversation on Facebook.  Under investigation.
  • 911 hang up at Mills Memorial Hospital.  Police spoke with numerous people and it was deemed false.
  • A 17 yr old boy was apprehended under the Mental Health Act.
  • A person was passed on the right on Hwy 16 east.  Under investigation.
  • A possible break and enter to an apartment.  Under investigation.
  • Possible impaired driver in a red Toyota hatchback.  Checks were done of the area.
  • A fare refusing to pay for a cab ride.  It worked itself out.
  • Drug information received.
  • Driving complaint.  Police spoke with the driver of a white 2008 Dodge D250.
  • A red 2013 Ford F150 parked in a way to impede traffic flow.  Police spoke with the registered owner.

 

Thornhill

  • Domestic dispute.  Police spoke with the people involved.  Verbal argument and no offence committed.

 

Rural

  • Threats uttered via Facebook.  Police spoke with the people involved and advice was given.
  • Theft of money.  Police assisted in the investigation and it has been passed over to Airport Security.
  • A grey truck swerving all over the road.  Police spoke with the registered owner.
  • False residential alarm on Barnes Rd.
  • Uttering threats via Facebook.  Under investigation.
  • A red Ford F150 passing on double solid on Hwy 37 near the Kitimat River Bridge.  Police spoke with the driver.
  • False cellular 911 call on Copper River Rd.

 

Gitaus

  • Impaired driver in a dark blue SUV.  Police attended on two occasions and eventually arrested an intoxicated 21 yr old man and an intoxicated 17 yr old boy.  The boy spit into the face of a police officer and uttered threats to a person to kill them.  Charges of assault police officer and uttering threats are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

 

Kitsumkalum, Kulspai

  • Nothing to report

 

People with information on crime are asked to contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting TERRACE  plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).  If your information leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000. 

 

 

April 22nd, 2014 24 hour news release

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 131 calls for service from April 17th, 8 AM till April 22nd, 8 AM.  During the same time period there were 23 people lodged in Terrace Cells.  13 of these people were lodged for public intoxication.

 

Here are some of the calls responded to:

  • A yellow 3 wheeler Yamaha ATV was found in the bush of Hemlock St. 
  • Man and woman arguing on Kalum St.  Checks determined that the man had two warrants for his arrest.  He fled from police.  He was located hiding in the Safeway washroom and arrested. 
  • A dump truck carrying lumber and cement travelling west on Graham Ave turned north onto Molitor and tipped onto its side.  No injuries. 
  • A black 2004 Dodge truck was pulled over in the parking lot of the Park Avenue Medical Building.  The driver made attempts to hide from police in the back seat.  The 67 yr old driver was served with a Notice of Driving Prohibition and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.
  • An IPhone 4 with personal photographs on the case was lost on April 7th somewhere between Southside and the Terrace Library.
  • Assault at the Skeena Mall.  Police arrested a 35 yr old woman.  She also had outstanding warrants for her arrest.  Under investigation.
  • A woman without shoes saying that she was beat up and threatened with a knife.  The woman left the area prior to police attendance.  Checks were done of the area.  Under investigation.
  • An intoxicated woman near Lakelse Ave/Eby St.  Checks determined that the woman was in breach of Recognizance conditions of not to consume alcohol.  Police arrested the 18 yr old woman.  Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.  The same woman was arrested again the next day for breaching the same condition.  Police arrested her again and held her for court.
  • A white 1990 Chevrolet Tracker was pulled over on Thornhill Frontage Rd/Desjardins Ave.  The 68 yr old driver provided two samples of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in fails.  He was served an Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.
  • A woman assaulted by a man.  Police spoke with the people involved.  The versions of events were conflicting due to the level of intoxication of the people involved.  Investigation determined that the report was false and made in anger because a person had dumped out another person’s beer. 
  • Police apprehended a 23 yr old man under the Mental Health Act.
  • A man demanding a taxi claiming to have been just dropped off by gangsters on Mill Ave.  The man was sweating profusely and acting irrationally.  He was arrested.  An amount of marihuana and cocaine were seized from his person.
  • Police apprehended a 26 yr old man under the Mental Health Act.
  • A girl kicking the doors of McDonald’s walking on Lakelse Ave.  A second call came in that the girl was behind the Bear Country Inn.  The intoxicated girl had become stuck in between a shed and a fence.  The police removed fence panels to free the girl.  She then became combative towards the police.  Police arrested the 15 yr old.
  • A man and woman yelling at each other on Lakelse Ave.  Checks determined that the man was in breach of probation conditions of not to consume alcohol.  Police arrested the 38 yr old man.  Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.
  • A brown 2000 Ford F150 was checked on Hwy 113.  The 33 yr old driver was prohibited from driving. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.  The vehicle he was driving was impounded.
  • Three men banging on windows and causing problems at a residence on Tetrault St.  Police arrested two men both 23 yrs of age.   One of the men became resistive at the detachment and punched a police officer repeatedly in the head.  Charges of assaulting police officer are being forwarded to Crown Counsel. 
  • A black 2005 Honda Civic was pulled over on Hwy 113.  The 35 yr old driver provided a sample of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in a fail.  He was arrested.  An amount of cocaine and other drugs were seized from his person.  Checks determined that the man had an outstanding warrant out of Kitimat.   He was served an Immediate Roadside Prohibiton.  The vehicle he was driving was impounded.  Under investigation. 
  • An intoxicated man who is banned from a restaurant on Hwy 16 refusing to leave.  There were numerous calls in regards to this man throughout the night causing problems throughout town.  The 22 yr old man was arrested.  He resisted and had to be placed on the ground to complete the arrest.  He was arrested the next day as well for intoxication and refusing to leave a business on Greig Ave.
  • A person called 911 and made comment that he was going to kill someone.  Police located the man who matched the description of a man involved in numerous other calls throughout the night causing problems.  The 48 yr old man was arrested.
  • A woman suffered injury in an assault.  She was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries.  Under investigation.
  • A green 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier was pulled over on Hwy 16/Clark St.  The 23 yr old driver provided a sample of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in a reading.  The driver had a Class 7 N licence with restrictions of zero alcohol.  He was served an Immediate Roadside Prohibition.
  • Seven calls of people sleeping in various ATM vestibules. 
  • A brown Camper van collided with a Honda Civic in the parking lot of the Shoppers Drug Mart on Lakelse Ave then left the scene.  Under investigation.
  • Two men fighting on Kalum St.  Checks determined that a man was in breach of his no alcohol condition related to a Conditional Discharge.  Police arrested the 22 yr old man.   Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.
  • Missing 16 yr old boy.
  • A grey 2011 Dodge truck was pulled over on Hwy 16 east.  The 31 yr old driver provided two samples of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in warns.  He was served an Immediate Roadside Prohibition.
  • A grey 2003 Honda Civic struck a young Grizzly Bear on Hwy 16 near Lakelse Lake Provincial Park.  The bear died.  The vehicle sustained minor damage.
  • Shoplifting at Canadian Tire.  Police attended to the residence attached to the BC LP# of the vehicle that was associated to the theft.  A 17 yr old boy was arrested.  Under investigation.

 

People with information on crime are asked to contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting TERRACE  plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).  If your information leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.

Robbery of Carter’s Jewellers

Carter’s Jewellers was victim of a robbery yesterday afternoon. A man had entered the store and smashed out a glass display case with a type of tool stealing an amount of jewellery. Terrace RCMP were called to the robbery shortly after 3 PM. The man had fled on foot east on Lakelse Ave towards the Royal Bank. Police were quickly in the area searching for the thief described as a First Nations man in his 30’s, approximately 5 ft 7 inches, wearing a blue ball cap, a black jacket, track pants, and glasses. Terrace Forensic Identification Unit, Terrace General Investigation Section, and Police Dog Rook were also on scene assisting in the investigation.

“At this time, the Terrace RCMP is looking to identify this person of interest depicted in the attached photographs,” says Cpl Mark Alexander, NCO I/C Terrace General Investigation Section.

 

Person of Interest Person of Interest

People with information on this crime are asked to contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting TERRACE  plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).  If your information leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.

April 17th, 2014 24 hour news release

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 33 calls for service from April 16th, 8 AM till April 17th, 8 AM.  During the same time period there were six people lodged in Terrace Cells.  Five of these people were lodged for intoxication.

 

Downtown Terrace

  • False cellular 911 call.
  • Three people drinking alcohol in an alley behind a business on Lazelle Ave.  Police spoke with a mildly intoxicated group.  An hour later police observed the three in Brolley Square much more intoxicated. The 38 yr old man, 28 yr old man, and 35 yr old woman were all arrested.  The 38 yr old man was in breach of probation by consuming alcohol. 
  • Assault.  Checks determined that the matter had already been reported.
  • Squatters on Greig Ave.  Police spoke with numerous people on this situation.
  • Erratic driver in a blue Dodge Ram on Keith Ave.  Police pulled the vehicle over on Keith Ave.  The driver was sober.
  • Fight inside of a business on Lakelse Ave.  Two women hitting a man.  They left prior to police attendance.  Checks were done of the area.
  • Man passed out in the TD Bank vestibule.  The man left prior to police attendance.
  • Ongoing issue of a man being belligerent and scaring people at a community center on Kalum St.  The man is banned from the center.

 

Elsewhere Terrace

  • Loud music from a unit on Park Ave.  The man turned the music down.
  • Warrant issued for two 30 yr old men for failing to attend court.
  • Skeena Middle School requested police advice and assistance with an incident.
  • A green 2004 Ford F150 was pulled over on Scott Ave/Sparks St.  The 27 yr old driver did not have a driver’s licence and had a notice to serve Prohibition.  The notice was served.
  • Breach of a no contact condition.  Police attended to a residence.  Unsubstantiated.
  • Man passed out in the Terrace Public Library.  Police spoke with the man who was sober.
  • A green 1994 Suzuki Sidekick and a grey 2011 Chevrolet Silverado collided on the Sande Overpass with the Chevrolet ending up down the embankment towards Keith Ave.  No injuries.  BC Ambulance transported the driver of the Chevrolet to Mills Memorial Hospital.
  • Assist Ministry of Children and Families.  Police arrested a 46 yr old man for breaching no contact and no go conditions of Recognizance.  He is held for court.
  • Breach of probation investigation.
  • Domestic disturbance.  Police spoke with the intoxicated people involved and arrested a 31 yr old woman. 
  • A woman saw a white wolf cross Kalum Lake Rd and was scared to continue on her journey.  Police assisted the woman.
  • Two pedestrians were almost hit by a silver compact sedan at the corner of Kalum St/Davis Ave. 
  • Group of youth jumping in and out of traffic on the Sande Overpass at Keith Ave.  Checks were done of the area.

 

Rural

  • Assist Correctional Services. 
  • Erratic driver near Shames Mountain Rd on Hwy 16.  Police pulled over the white 2008 Kenworth Tractor Trailer and spoke with the driver.
  • Abandoned black and red 1997 GMC Jimmy on Hwy 16 near the Usk Ferry Rd.  Police towed the vehicle.
  • Abandoned blue GMC Jimmy on Hwy 16 near Cedarvale.  The vehicle was removed.
  • Erratic driver in a 2008 Chrysler Seabring on Hwy 37 near the Waterlily Bay resort.  Police spoke with the registered owner and the driver.

 

Kitsumkalum

  • Possible impaired driver in a black Honda Civic.  Checks were done of the area.
  • Familial dispute.  Police spoke with the people involved and an agreement was reached.
  • Uttering threats.  Police spoke with the people involved.

 

Thornhill

  • Abandoned bike.  Police spoke with the person who found the bike.  It was of no value.

 

Kulspai, Gitaus

  • Nothing to report

 

People with information on crime are asked to contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting TERRACE  plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).  If your information leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.

April 16th, 2014 24 hour news release

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 31 calls for service from April 14th, 8 AM till April 16th, 8 AM.  During the same time period there have been nine people lodged in Terrace Cells.  Six of these people were lodged for intoxication.

Downtown Terrace

  • Domestic assault.  A boy assaulted a girl on Lakelse Ave with a shoe.  Police arrested the boy.  Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.
  • Panhandlers bothering people at Skeena Mall Parking lot. Checks were done of the area.
  • Fight on Greig Ave.  Police spoke with an intoxicated woman.  There was a disagreement over the ownership of a bottle of booze.  No offence committed.
  • Two calls of a man sleeping in the TD Bank ATM vestibule.  Police attended both times and spoke with the man.  Ongoing issue.
  • False business alarm on Lakelse Ave.
  • Intoxicated group in a back alley along Lakelse Ave.
  • Squatter on Lazelle Ave.  Police spoke with the man.  He was unable to find accommodation and so set up accommodation. 
  • Intoxicated group fighting on Lakeslse Ave/Emerson St.  Checks were done of the area.
  • Man passed out sitting on a toilet at a restaurant on Lakelse Ave.  Police woke the man who was mostly sober.  He pulled his pants back up and went on his way.
  • Possible impaired.  Police pulled the vehicle over on Emerson St/Park Ave.  The driver was sober.
  • Intoxicated person panhandling on Lakelse Ave.  Checks were done of the area.
  • Intoxicated man jumping in front of cleaning equipment in the Skeena Mall parking lot.  Police arrested a 28 yr old man.
  • Two false business alarms on Lakelse Ave.

 

Elsewhere Terrace

  • Drug information received.
  • Theft from an unlocked white 2011 Dodge D150 truck parked on Cole Ave.  A brown leather wallet containing cash, various cards, and ID was stolen.  Under investigation.
  • A grey Toyota Tundra parked on Tuck Ave was rummaged through.
  • Sexual assault investigation.
  • Assault of a youth by a caregiver.  Under investigation.
  • Two intoxicated men sleeping in the Park Ave Medical Building on Park Ave.  Police arrested a 58 yr old man. 
  • A woman requested police assistance with a person not being nice to her.  Police spoke with the woman and familial support was solicited.
  • Domestic dispute.  A man refused to let a woman leave.  Police spoke with the people and transported the woman to alternate accommodation.   
  • Intoxicated man threatening people at the shelter on Hall St.  Police arrested a 40 yr old man.
  • Missing 27 yr old woman.  She returned on her own accord a short time later.
  • Man not responding from a bathroom at a restaurant on Hwy 16 West.  Police arrested the man for breaching an Undertaking by consuming alcohol.  Chase Cardinal, 22 yrs old, was held for court and charged with Fail to Comply with Undertaking. 
  • Intoxicated man refusing to leave a residence on Kalum St.  Police arrested a 67 yr old man.
  • Suspicious vehicle at the senior’s complex on Apsley St.  Police observed a Ford Bronco and four men fled upon seeing police.  A 17 yr old boy was arrested in the area and turned over to his parents.  A Stihl chainsaw suspected of being stolen was seized from the back of the Bronco. 
  • Intoxicated17 yr old girl causing problems in a residence.  Police transported the girl to another residence.
  • A red 2002 Ford Escape was pulled over on Goulet Ave/Pear St.  The 39 yr old driver did not have a driver’s licence and had a notice to service a Prohibition.  She was served with the Prohibition and the vehicle she was driving was impounded. 
  • Assist New Hazelton RCMP with uttering threats investigation.
  • Suicidal 50 yr old woman.
  • A woman selling prescription medication on Facebook.  Police spoke with the woman.
  • Erratic driver in a blue 2010 Ford truck on Eby St/Hwy 16 west.  Checks were done of the area.  The registered owner of the company truck was contacted.
  • Wellbeing check of a 33 yr old man.  He was fine.
  • Sexual assault in progress at the tennis courts on Kalum St.  Police spoke with a group of intoxicated people.  Unsubstantiated.  A 24 yr old woman and a 60 yr old man were arrested.
  • 911 call with woman crying.  Police spoke with a man and woman and received conflicting versions of events.  A man left the residence.  No offence committed.
  • Intoxicated man stumbling down Braun St/Keith Ave.  Police spoke with the man.
  • Threats via text messages.  Police spoke with a woman who was not cooperative.  Further details were not obtained.
  • Police assistance requested to retrieve belongings.  Police stood by while personal belongings were gathered.
  • Loud party on Haugland Ave.  Police attended and spoke with a person.  The party was over prior to police attendance.
  • Man passed out in a taxi not waking up.  The matter sorted itself out prior to police intervention.
  • A men’s leather wallet was lost containing various cards, ID, and other papers.
  • Attempted theft.

 

Thornhill

  • Locate family member to advise of medical emergency.
  • An intoxicated man refusing to go to bed.  Police attended and requested that he go to bed.  He did.
  • Erratic stunt driving on Queensway Dr in a Ford Bronco.  Checks were done of the area.
  • Assist New Westminster Crown with document service.
  • Domestic assault.  Police attended to a residence and spoke with an intoxicated 47 yr old man.  He was arrested for breaching a Conditional Sentence Order by consuming alcohol.  He is held for court.  Under investigation. 
  • Slander via Facebook.  Police gave advice on the matter.
  • Two men were chased of a lawn on Empire St/Paquette .  They got into a brown GMC truck and left.  Police located the vehicle and spoke with the driver.
  • Suicidal 38 yr old woman.  She was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital.
  • Theft of scrap metal.  Under investigation.

 

Rural

  • A brown 2010 Honda Civic and a white 2010 Chevrolet Malibu collided at Max Neubacher Way/Hwy 37 south.  No injuries. 
  • Assault.  Unsubstantiated.  Two people not getting along yet continuing to communicate and annoy one another.  Advice was given on the matter.
  • 911 cellular hang up.  The call was traced to an address that does not exist.  Contact was eventually made with the owner of the phone and he was fine.

 

Kitsumkalum

  • A grey Ford truck being operated by an impaired driver. Checks were done of the area.
  • Erratic driver in a company truck travelling through the Kitsumkalum Reserve.  Police spoke with the registerd owner.  Investigation determined who the driver was and he was spoken with.
  • Deceased 81 yr old man.

 

People with information on crime are asked to contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting TERRACE  plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).  If your information leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.