Downtown drinkers receive lecture on their well-being
The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 36 calls for service from May 5th, 8 AM to May 6th, 8 AM. During the same time period there have been five people lodged in Terrace Cells. Three of these people were lodged for intoxication.
- Group of people drinking alcohol in a stairwell on Greig Ave. Police spoke with four mildly intoxicated men and dumped some alcohol.
- A hit and run involving a silver minivan and a black Ford Fiesta in the Safeway parking lot. Minor damage to the Ford. The driver of a suspect minivan presented himself later in the day. There was a different version of events. Under investigation.
- Intoxicated man passed out on Lakelse Ave. Police arrested a 41 yr old man.
- Fight inside of a restaurant on Lakelse Ave. Police spoke with a person involved in the fight. Further police involvement was not wanted.
- Man bothering people by panhandling on Lakelse Ave. Police spoke with the 46 yr old man.
- Impaired driver in a parking lot on Lakelse Ave. Police spoke with an irritable but sober man.
- Intoxicated man walking on Lakelse Ave. Checks were done of the area.
- Four people sleeping in the Royal Bank ATM lobby. Police spoke with the group.
- Group of people drinking in the Umbrella Park. Police observed the group attempting to hide their booze by digging a hole in the ground. Police had lengthy discussions with the group on the potential negative consequences of their actions, alternatives to their behavior, and concern for their mental and physical wellbeing.
- Man not welcome in a restaurant on Lakelse Ave. He left prior to police attendance.
- Intoxicated woman in the George Little Park. BC Ambulance transported the woman to Mills Memorial Hospital for assessment.
- False residential alarm on McConnell Ave.
- Lost bi-fold wallet containing various cards and ID.
- People drinking alcohol on Keith Ave. Police spoke with two men.
- Suspicious circumstances involving some items that were turned into the detachment. Under investigation.
- Intoxicated man walking near the Old Bridge. Checks were done of the area.
- A puppy whining on Scott Ave. The dog had food and water and was not under duress.
- An intoxicated woman with no shoes wandering Lazelle Ave. Police arrested a 26 yr old woman.
- Landlord/tenant issues on Kerr St. Police spoke with the people involved.
- Hang up 911 call with no answer on call back. Police tracked the call to a residence and spoke with a man. An intoxicated man attended his house and was bothering him. The intoxicated man left prior to police attendance so the caller hung up on 911. Police explained the importance of not hanging up on 911 calls and to answer call backs. Checks were done of the area for the intoxicated man.
- An intoxicated woman trying to use the hospital for a shelter. Police spoke with the woman. She was sober. She agreed to find alternate lodging.
- Landlord/tenant issues on Eby St. A person made comment that there was a gun present prompting emergency attendance of police. The gun comment was determined false. A woman left with a friend.
- Family dispute. A child of the boomerang generation overstayed his welcome. Police provided advice on the situation.
- A person found a firearm stored in a panel in a recently moved in residence. Police attended and seized the firearm for destruction.
- Harassment via text messaging. Police spoke with a woman.
- A person rode a dirt bike through the Thornhill Elementary School playground during school hours. The dirt bike is described as white and orange.
- Ongoing neighbourhood dispute on Laurel St.
- Custody issues and concerns for wellbeing of children. Police spoke with the children who were fine.
- A woman no longer welcome at a residence after reaching the level of intoxication where she urinated herself. Police arrested a 40 yr old woman.
- Assist Vancouver Police Department with an investigation.
- Fail to Comply investigation. A warrant has been requested.
- A woman attended to the detachment with her ex-spouse because she felt he was too intoxicated to drive. Police spoke with the people involved. The versions of the events were conflicting. A resolution was reached.
- Wellbeing check of a woman. 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.