March 13, 2014 24 hour news release

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 12 calls for service from March 12, 8 AM till March 13, 8 AM.  During the same time period there were two people lodged in Terrace Cells, none for public intoxication.

 

Downtown Terrace

  • Police observed the 24 yr old driver of a black 2006 Chevrolet truck smoking what appeared to be a marihuana joint.  The truck was pulled over in the Skeena Mall Parking lot.  Investigation resulted in the seizure of an amount of cocaine and marihuana.  Under investigation.
  • Group of people drinking alcohol on Spark St.  Checks were done of the area.  A man approached police to make an enquiry.  Checks determined that there was a warrant for his arrest out of New Hazelton. Police arrested the 44 yr old man and he is held for court.
  • Man was observed urinating on a building near Mr. Mike’s.  Police spoke with a man matching the description in the area.

 

Elsewhere Terrace

  • Loss Prevention Officer of Walmart arrested a 16 yr old boy for shoplifting.  Police spoke with the boy.  Under investigation.
  • Suicidal 22 yr old man.  He was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital for assessment.
  • False 911 call from a cell phone.  Checks were done of the area of Pear St and Graham Ave.
  • Traffic incident near Walmart
  • A red 2010 Dodge Caravan parked on Pear St was vandalized sometime during the night of March 11/12.  The rear wiper was pushed out of position.

 

Thornhill

  • Domestic dispute.  Uttering threats.  Under investigation.
  • False residential alarm on Hawthorne Ave.

 

Rural

  • Landlord/tenant dispute on Kilby Rd.
  • Pointing a firearm investigation.  The firearm was turned over to police.  It was fake.

 

Gitaus, 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.

March 12th, 2014 24 hour news release

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 22 calls for service from March 11th, 8 AM till March 12th, 8 AM.  During the same time period there were four people lodged in Terrace Cells.  Two of these people were lodged for intoxication.

 

Downtown Terrace

  • Two intoxicated people passed out in a stairwell of a business on Emerson St.  Police spoke with a 36 yr old man and a 30 yr old woman and they went on their way.
  • Police observed a man holding an open bottle of alcohol and vomiting on the sidewalk of Greig Ave.  Police arrested the 36 yr old man and dumped the alcohol.
  • Intoxicated woman walking on Lakelse Ave.  Police arrested the 18 yr old woman.
  • Suicidal 13 yr old boy.  Police spoke with numerous people.
  • Insecure business on Kalum St.  Police observed a window that appeared to have become slightly dislodged.  A property rep was called.
  • A man was observed to jump another man from behind and slam his head into a wall on Lakelse Ave.  A manager of a business confronted the two men and they left.  Checks were done of the area.
  • Suspicious man running towards the TD Bank on Lakelse Ave.  Police spoke with a man matching the description provided.  An offence was not committed.

 

Elsewhere Terrace

  • Two men and a woman refused to leave a residence the previous night.  They eventually did leave.  Police involvement was not needed.
  • Sexual assault investigation.
  • False business alarm on Pohle Ave.
  • A man kicked a dog.  Investigation determined that the dog jumped its enclosure and attacked the man’s dog.  The man kicked the dog in attempt to stop the dog fight then was bit by the escaped dog.  He sustained minor injuries.  Police advised Terrace Animal Control of the situation.
  • Dropped 911 call at the Terrace Arena.  Checks were done of the area.
  • Warrants were issued for a 31 yr old man and two 27 yr old women for failing to attend court.
  • A man threatened another man for posting pictures of him on Facebook.  Police spoke with man and gave advice on the situation.  The posting accusation in unfounded, the man is not even on Facebook.

 

Thornhill

  • The passenger side window of a red 2011 Ford F350 smashed out when driving on Hwy 16/Crescent St.  The incident is unexplained.
  • A 22 yr old man threatened a taxi driver.  Investigation ongoing.
  • An intoxicated man attempted to sell a pair of sunglasses to a pedestrian on Clark St.  When the pedestrian refused the man became angry and belligerent.  Police arrested the 22 yr old man.

 

Rural

  • Chimney fire in a residence on Marion Ave.  Thornhill Fire Department attended and assisted in putting the fire out.  No structural damage.
  • Sexual Assault investigation that occurred in another community.

 

Gitaus

  • The front door was open of a residence.  Police ensured that nobody needed help at the residence then closed the door.

 

Kulspai, Kitsumkalum

  • 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.

March 11, 2014 24 hour news release

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 29 calls for service from March 10, 8 AM till March 11, 8 AM.  During the same time period there were three people lodged in Terrace Cells, all for intoxication.

 

Downtown Terrace

  • Five drunk men in the alley behind Fiori Designs off Lakelse ave.  Checks were done of the area.
  • A man was spotted who may have a warrant for his arrest.  Checks were done and the man did not have a warrant.
  • Several dirty drug needles were found in a bathroom of a business.  Police seized and disposed of the needles.
  • Intoxicated woman near Marks Work Warehouse.  Checks were done of the area.
  • Intoxicated group of people arguing then dancing on Lakelse Ave.  A 43 yr old man and a 31 yr old woman were arrested for intoxication.  The rest of the group went on their way.
  • Man passed out in a business on Lakelse Ave.  Police arrested a 22 yr old man for intoxication.
  • Man passed out in the ATM lobby of the TD Bank.  Police spoke with two men and a woman who were waiting for a cheque to be deposited.  They were told to check back later and they moved.

 

Elsewhere Terrace

  • Theft from an unlocked vehicle parked at a residence on Pear St.  Money, insurance papers, and a charger were stolen.
  • Facebook harassment.  Police spoke with the people involved who agreed to cease their negative online activity.
  • A man in breach of a no contact order.   Police checked a residence and made numerous queries.  Unsubstantiated.
  • Unsafe turn into a crosswalk near Cassie Hall School.  Police spoke with the people involved.
  • Suicidal 41 yr old woman.  Police spoke with the woman.  Unfounded.
  • A bystander witnessed a man attempting to steal merchandise at the Walmart delivery doors.  The man fled when the bystander called out to him.  The thief is described as a skinny Caucasian man wearing a red hat driving an old Chevy truck.  Police spoke with Walmart staff.
  • A woman reported that she was accused of stealing boots.  Further police involvement was not needed.
  • An intoxicated 14 yr old girl attempted to assault a man in the George Little Park.  The man called the girl’s parent who picked her up. 
  • A 22 yr old man assaulted an employee at Chances Casino.  The man was denied entry so he threw an object at the employee.  No injuries.  Police had already arrested the 22 yr old man for intoxication. 
  • A couple fighting outside of the Damp Shelter on Sparks St.  Police spoke with the man and woman.  No offence committed.
  • False business alarm on Kalum St.
  • Missing 27 yr old woman.  She returned on her own accord later in the evening.
  • Familial dispute.  A 22 yr old son refused to do his own dishes after making his Ichiban.  Police spoke with the people involved and came to a resolution. 
  • A black and white pleather wallet containing various cards and ID was lost at Dairy Queen on March 6th.
  • Uttering threats investigation.  A person owes money and is being threatened to pay up.  Under investigation. 

 

Thornhill

  • Domestic situation.  Police spoke with the people involved.  No offence committed.  Advice was given on the matter.
  • Wellbeing concern for a 63 yr old man.  He returned to his residence a short time later and all was well.
  • A damaged fire hydrant in a hit and run at the corner of Clark St/Thornhill Frontage Rd at the Chevron card lock.  The hydrant was knocked off and caused flooding in the area.  Under investigation.
  • Assist West Kelowna RCMP with notification. 

 

Rural, Kitsumkalum, 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.

ATV Incident Claims Life

A 76 yr old man from Thornhill is deceased as a result of an ATV incident on Friday afternoon.

 

Terrace RCMP were called to a residence on Dobbie St on Saturday, March 8th shortly after 2 PM.  Investigation determined that a man was plowing snow in his driveway with his ATV over an embankment.  The quad went over the embankment and flipped, pinning and crushing the man between the ATV and a tree.  The man died instantly as a result of the injuries received. 

 

The investigation has been turned over to the Coroner’s Office

March 10th, 2014 24 hour news release

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 65 calls for service from March 8th, 8 AM till March 10th, 8 AM.  During the same time period there were fourteen people lodged in Terrace Cells.  Eight of these people were lodged for intoxication.

 

Here are some of the calls responded to:

  • Assault.  A man was walking on Kalum St with friends when an 18 yr old man approached him and demanded money owed.  When he refused the 18 yr old man assaulted him, causing minor injuries. Police arrested 18 yr old Shayne Robinson and he is charged with attempted Robbery.  At the time of this incident he was currently on: an Undertaking for Break and Enter, Probation for two counts of Breach, and a Recognizance of Bail for Assault Causing Bodily Harm.  He is held for court.
  • A red 1990 Toyota Camry was pulled over on Hwy 16 at Old Lakelse Lake Dr.  An amount of marihuana was seized from the 24 yr old driver.
  • Two men inside of Copperside 3 on Kalum St stating that there were people who may assault them if they leave.  Police were directed to a man acting belligerent and confrontational.  Checks determined that there was a warrant for his arrest.  Police arrested the 26 yr old intoxicated man.
  • A white 2000 GMC Sierra lost control and hit the ditch on Hwy 37 south approximately 10 minutes towards Kitimat.  The driver was uninjured.  A tow truck was called to remove the vehicle from the ditch.  The vehicle as not damaged.
  • Four vehicle incident on Old Lakelse Lake Dr/Woeste Ave.  A grey 2010 GMC Sierra Crew cab lost control when it swerved to avoid a black 1998 Ford Lariat and collided with a red 2000 Chevrolet Silverado in the oncoming lane.  The GMC and the Chevrolet sustained major damage and were towed.  The Ford was travelling slowly to avoid a vehicle that was partially stuck off the roadway.  Bystanders dug this vehicle out of the snow.  No injuries.
  • Theft of two planters from outside of an apartment on Greig Ave.  One is grey and rectangular and the other is metallic blue and round.  Both are heavy.  They were stolen between 1 PM and 9:30 PM on March 7th.
  • A group of people were walking on Lakelse Ave near the Tim Horton’s on Saturday night shortly after 10 PM when a beige 4 door Chevy drove by and someone threw an empty Fireball bottle out the window striking one of them.  No injuries.  Checks were done of the area.
  • A blue 2011 Chevrolet Cruz was pulled over on Hwy 16/Koefoed Dr.  The 20 yr old driver provided two samples of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in warns.  She was issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition.
  • Shoplifter at Dollarama.  Police conducted patrols in the area and located the man in a backyard of a residence on Davis Ave.  He fled when police called out to him.  A backpack containing numerous stolen items was recovered.  Under investigation.
  • A brown Dodge Caravan was pulled over on Lakelse Ave near the Back Eddy Pub.  The 33 yr old driver provided a sample of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in a fail.  He was arrested and transported to the detachment where he provided three samples of breath that were over double the legal limit.  Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.  The vehicle was impounded.

 

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.