Angry phone calls about vehicle damage likely a scam

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 19 calls for service from January 14th, 8 a.m. till January 15th, 8 a.m.

  • Jan. 15, 2015 1:00 p.m.

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 19 calls for service from January 14th, 8 a.m. till January 15th, 8 a.m.

During the same time period, two people were lodged in Terrace cells – one of these people was lodged for intoxication.

Downtown Terrace

Breach of undertaking condition of abstain from the consumption of alcohol. The incident occurred on January 13th. A charge is being forwarded to Crown Counsel on a 36-year-old man.

Domestic dispute in a parking lot on Lazelle Ave. Police spoke with the people involved. A family of two adults and four children were unable to find accommodation and assistance. Police bought the children a meal at McDonald’s and requested the assistance of Ministry of Children and Families.

BC Ambulance requested police assistance with an intoxicated man. The 58-year-old man was arrested.

Abandoned 911 call. It was deemed false.

Two intoxicated men hanging around the ATM lobby of Royal Bank. Police spoke with the mildly intoxicated men.

Police observed a group of people sharing a beer on Lazelle Ave. Upon approaching the group, a man was observed dumping the beer out and placing the empty can in the dumpster nearby. A search of the group produced more beer that was dumped out. They apologized and went on their way.

Elsewhere Terrace

An intoxicated man in the bus shelter near Walmart. Police spoke with the man.

Abandoned gold 1999 Pontiac Bonneville in a parking lot on Kalum St. Police spoke with the registered owner.

False business alarm on Kalum St.

Abandoned 911 call at Mills Memorial Hospital. Numerous checks were done. Deemed false.

A person in possession of a rifle without proper licencing. Police attended to a residence and spoke with a person who turned over the rifle.

Assist Ministry of Children and Families with two investigations.

Assist the public.

Theft of tools from a work vehicle parked on Greig Ave. The theft occurred on January 13th at 6 p.m. Police found the tools behind an abandoned building on Atwood St approximately 100 yards away. A Lenovo Laptop with a TLC sticker on it is still missing. The thief was wearing light colored clothing, a toque, hoodie with a long winter jacket, jeans, and dark colored shoes with white soles.

Thornhill

A group of youth threw snowballs at a truck travelling on Clark St./Paquette Ave. and almost caused a collision. When the driver stopped to speak with the youth, they ran. A 13-year-old boy was caught by the driver. The boy was returned to his parent and the incident was discussed.

Two phone calls from an angry man claiming his vehicle was scratched in a motor vehicle incident. The call was cut short when the complainant mentioned that the police should be involved. The originating phone number was sourced to a discontinued local phone number and a business phone number. Police suspect this was a telemarketing scam using spoof software and if the phone call continued, the caller would have asked for some monetary compensation.

Rural

A person lent a vehicle to a friend. The vehicle has not been returned. Under investigation.

Kitsumaklum

Breach of a no go to a certain residence. Police spoke with the people involved.

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.

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