Terrace B.C. resident cancels credit card after computer scam

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 23 calls for service from Feb. 29th, 8 a.m. till March 1st, 8 a.m.

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Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 23 calls for service from Feb. 29th, 8 a.m. till March 1st, 8 a.m.

During the same time period, one person was lodged in Terrace cells for intoxication.

Downtown Terrace

Computer scam. A person’s computer froze with a message pop up directing them to call a number to rectify the problem. The person called the phone number and provided credit card information. The credit card had to be cancelled and the computer looked at by a technician to wipe off viruses and spyware/malware.

Suicidal adult man. Police apprehended the man and transported him to Mills Memorial Hospital for assessment.

Shoplifter at a store on Lakelse Ave. Checks of the area were done.

False business alarm on Greig Ave.

An intoxicated man causing problems walking near the arena. Police arrested the adult man.

Landlord/tenant issues. Police spoke with the people involved and a resolution was reached.

Attempt theft from an unlocked truck in a parking lot on Lakelse Ave. When an alarm sounded, the thief ran off. Checks of the area were done.

A man hanging out in the ATM vestibule of the TD Bank. Checks of the area were done.

Second call of a man in the ATM vestibule of the TD Bank. Checks of the area were done. Numerous bank vestibules were noted with people inside attempting to keep warm due to lack of other options.

Elsewhere Terrace

Uttering threats. Police spoke with a person.

A wallet containing various cards and ID was stolen from a business. Under investigation.

Drug trafficking investigation.

An Alcatel cell phone was lost between All Season’s Sports and Terrace Mountain on Feb. 20th.

Police stood by and kept the peace for an external agency.

Suicidal man. Police spoke with the people involved. Unsubstantiated.

Domestic dispute. Police spoke with the people involved.

A man possibly in breach of a condition to leave a person’s presence when requested. Police spoke with the man and a resolution was reached.

Man sleeping in the washroom of Mills Memorial Hospital. Police spoke with the man who was attempting to warm up. He was transported to an alternate location.

Well-being check. The person was fine.

Thornhill

Break and enter. Unfounded. A person had locked themselves out of their residence.

Breach of no contact condition. Police requested the assistance of an external agency.

A grey 1994 Chevrolet Suburban, BC LP# AT363N, was stolen from the 3200 block of River Dr. sometime between Feb. 26 and 29th.

Noise complaint. Checks of the area were done. All was quiet.

Gitaus

Breach of a Conditional Sentence Order investigation.

If you have information about crime 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.