16 reports of public intoxication downtown among 134 RCMP calls for service

16 reports of public intoxication downtown among 134 RCMP calls for service

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 134 calls for service from Monday Jan. 29, through to Thursday Feb. 1, 2018. Below are some highlights from the four days.

Impaired driving

A call reporting a possible impaired driver led to police locating and pulling over a vehicle on the 4700 block of Lakelse Avenue. The driver failed a roadside breath test and was detained for impaired driving under the Criminal Code. He was taken back to the Terrace police detachment to provide samples of his breath before being released on a Promise to Appear in Court.

A man reported to be drinking alcohol inside a running vehicle was found not to be impaired. Police located the vehicle in a parking lot on the 4700 block of Lakelse Avenue. A roadside breath test was administered and registered a zero.

Break and Enter

Fishing rods, a level, and brass compass are missing from an address on Robin Street following a break and enter reported this week. The theft could have occurred anytime between December 2017 and January 31, 2018.

Disturbance calls

From Monday through Thursday, Terrace RCMP received 15 files for Cause a Disturbance, 4 for Mischief due to Loss of Enjoyment, four for Public Intoxication, and one for Consuming Liquor in Public. Of the calls, seven occurred in the 4400 block and nine in the 4600 block of Lakelse Avenue. Calls were also received for the 4700 block of Lakelse Avenue, Greig Avenue, and other locations. Most of the calls were related to intoxication.

Theft

An early morning theft at a convenient store is under investigation.Around 5 a.m. on Jan. 29, 2018 police received a report of two people stealing a cash till from a store on Hwy 16 E. One of the suspects was described as a Caucasian man in his late 20s or early 30s, wearing a black hoody with writing on the front, a black ball cap, blue jeans and bright shoes. Police are interested in speaking with the owner of a white two-door vehicle with a large blue logo on the side. Anyone with information can reference file number 2018-727.

Police also responded to five other calls involving theft, which included a large amount of meat from a business on Hwy 16 and liquor from a business on Greig Street. Police were able to recover a backpack and a cat, both reported stolen in separate occurrences, and return them to their respective owners.

False alarms and 911 calls

Police responded to 12 files related to alarms and abandoned 911 calls.

Of the four 911 calls, at least two were accidental. Of the eight alarm calls, four were for the same address and all were false.

Collisions

A two-vehicle collision occurred on Hwy 16 E near the pullout of Thornhill involving a car and a propane truck. No injuries were reported. A hit and run was reported on the 4800 block of Lakelse Avenue. Numerous reports were also received for vehicles on Beam Station Road and Hwy 16.

Domestics and assaults

Police received three reports of domestics. A man was arrested in one, another is still under investigation, and one was unfounded.

Four separate assaults were also reported. No charges were sought in those events.

Mental Health Act

Eight reports were received related to the Mental Health Act, resulting in three people being apprehended and taken to hospital for assessment.

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 keyword TERRACE followed by your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

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