Man assaulted in New Hazelton

May 6 was busy with eight people being locked up by police

  • Mon May 7th, 2012 3:00pm
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New Hazetlon RCMP received a total of 90 calls during the week of April 30 to May 7.

 On April 30th, a male and female reported they were staying at a hotel when two males arrived and threatened them. The two suspects then assaulted the male.

 The incident was in regards to loss wages from a company that the victim is a supervisor for. The two suspects wanted the name of the company’s boss so they could get the money that they were owed.

 The males were driving a white pick up truck but no further descriptions were provided. The police are still investigating the occurrence.

 The RCMP assisted with 3 complaints during the week under the Mental Health Act.

 On April 30th, police assisted the ambulance with a person who had taken a variety of prescription medication because they stated they were depressed. May 2nd, the RCMP received a call of a suicidal male who was located and transported  to the hospital for assessment and on May 3 the RCMP assisted the ambulance with a transport of a male to the hospital in Smithers.

On May 2, two males were arrested in the village of Kispiox for assault with a weapon. The males were intoxicated during the assault and were later released on a Promise To Appear with conditions.

On May 3 a male was located hitchhiking and found to be breaching his recognizance. The male was later released by a J.J.P, with a 24 hour curfew.

Sunday, May 6th the RCMP were very busy with complaints of intoxicated persons and disturbances which resulted in lodging 8 people in cells.