Gun seized and man jailed
New Hazelton RCMP responded to a total of 72 calls during the week of Sept. 20-26.
September 21, Police responded to a report of an intoxicated male refusing to leave in the village of Gitanmaax. There was a large crowd in attendance and groups of people standing on Highway 62. Three intoxicated adults and one intoxicated youth were arrested at the party and the fire extinguished.
September 22, Police responded to a complaint that a male was hitting a female. The police attended and located an intoxicated nude female passed out on the floor with blood on her face. A male was located and arrested for the assault and breaching his conditions.
September 23, Police responded to a complaint that a female was at the Gitanmaax Food and Fuel and reporting she was assaulted by a male. The male was arrested for the assault and his gun seized. The male was held in custody for two days and released with conditions by a judicial justice of the peace.
September 26, Police responded to a report of a suicidal male. The male was located and brought to the hospital for assessment.
September 26, Police received a complaint of a male who was reported to be jumping in front of vehicles in the village of Gitsegukla. The male was located in an abandoned cabin and wanted to fight the police. The male eventually was calmed down and was lodged in cells until he was sober and calm and then brought to the hospital for assessment.
New Hazelton RCMP are also looking for the following people on arrest warrants:
Leon MORGAN from Gitanyow
Dennis ALEXANDER from Kitwanga.
Dennis SAMPARE from Gitsegukla.
Bryan MCLEOD and Roxanne MCLEOD from Glen Vowell