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River Kings fan punches Prince Rupert Rampage player

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 83 calls from January 31st, 8 a.m. till February 3rd, 8 a.m.

During the same time period, there were 19 people lodged in Terrace Cells – nine of these people were lodged for public intoxication.

Here are some of the calls responded to:

A blue 2006 Dodge caravan hit the ditch at the level railway crossing approximately 42 km west of Terrace on Hwy 16. The 68-year-old driver provided a sample of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in a warn. She was served an Immediate Roadside Prohibition. The vehicle was inoperable and was towed. No injuries.

Police observed an ATV cross Hwy 37 and head east on Krumm Rd. The driver of the ATV attempted to evade police by turning into a driveway and ran right into a locked gate. The 16-year-old driver was not injured. An amount of marijuana was seized from the boy. He was transported to the care of an adult.

Theft from an unlocked vehicle parked on Loen Ave. A purse containing wallet and various cards was stolen. The purse and wallet were found a short distance away minus the credit card and bank card. The credit card was used to make purchases in town. Under investigation.

A black 2011 Chevrolet Silverado was pulled over on Hwy 37 near the Onion Lake ski trails for going 137 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone. Police detected the smell of marijuana and arrested the 22-year-old driver. An amount of marijuana was seized.

A black 2006 Ford Fusion was checked at a road block on Hwy 113 near Deep Creek. The 30-year-old driver provided two samples of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in warns. He was served an Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.

Assault. A 22-year-old River Kings fan began to heckle the Prince Rupert Rampage hockey players as they were leaving the arena on Saturday night. An argument was brewing when a Rampage hockey player attempted to de-escalate the situation. The 22-year-old man punched him causing minor injuries. Under investigation.

Three intoxicated people fighting inside of Denny's restaurant. Police entered the restaurant to find a shirtless, angry, intoxicated man. The 26-year-old man was arrested. His girlfriend attempted to physically stop the arrest. The 25-year-old woman was arrested as well. Charges on both are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

A green Ford Focus rear end a red 2006 Ford Focus while pulling into the Tim Horton's on Lakelse Ave. The green Ford departed the scene at a high rate of speed west on Lakelse Ave. The driver was a young man with blonde hair and glasses. There were numerous people in the vehicle.

A 34-year-old man on conditions to not consume or possess alcohol reported that he gave money to a man he did not know to buy him some beer and then man never returned with the beer. Police gave advice on the matter.

A grey 2005 Ford Focus was pulled over on Kalum St. The 39-year-old driver provided two samples of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in fails. She was issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle she was driving was impounded.

Domestic dispute. An intoxicated 51-year-old man left in a truck. Police spoke with the people involved. The man was arrested for breaching his undertaking by consuming alcohol. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

Power was out for a disabled man. Police discussed the situation with the man and it was determined that the electric heaters were drawing too much power for the breaker. Options were discussed and police reset the breaker. A short time later police were called back for the power being out again. Police assisted the man with unplugging all unnecessary electrical equipment. Blankets and a fully charged cell phone were left with the man.

Domestic assault. A man suffered minor injuries. Police arrested an intoxicated 47-year-old woman. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

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 $2,000.

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