Theft of Aluminum Box

The Terrace RCMP are asking for the public to be on the look out for this aluminum box that was stolen from a lot on River Drive sometime in April.

 

“The aluminum box was custom built and is unique,” says Cst Angela Rabut, CommunityPolicing/Media Relations Terrace RCMP.stolen aluminum box

If you have any information about this crime cotact 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

 

KNOWLEDGE, the Best Defense Against Scammers and Fraudsters

The Terrace RCMP are reminding the public to be aware of scams and frauds.  In the past two days there have been two reported incidents of the Anti-Virus Scam.  

 

The Anti-Virus Scam looks like this:

 

The caller will identify themselves as a representative from a company, i.e. Microsoft.  The caller will say that a serious problem has been identified with your computer, i.e. running slow, has viruses, or has been hacked.  The caller will offer to repair your computer over the internet, which can involve the installation of software or allowing the representative remote access to your computer, plus pay a fee for the fix.  The caller will ask for a credit card number or access to a bank account to obtain funds.   Sometimes scare tactics are used, like the computer will shut down or you will be held responsible for the hackers’ actions.

 

The catch is there was never anything wrong with your computer in the first place, the caller is not working for Microsoft, you may have downloaded onto your computer damaging malware and spyware, and you may have given out financial and personal information.    

 

“Treat all unsolicited phone calls and emails with skepticism,” says Cst Angela Rabut, Community Policing/Media Relations Terrace RCMP. 

 

Most frauds and rip offs are preventable with some basic knowledge and awareness.  The internet is the best source of education and awareness for the public.  There are many known scams, and new ones are invented every day.   Go to Canada’s on line anti fraud web site at http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca for a list of the most common scam types. 

 

If you would like a Preventing Frauds and Scams presentation to your community group call Cst Angela Rabut, Community Policing/Media Relations Officer Terrace RCMP at 250-638-7429.

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.