Badly burned food brings out Terrace fire department

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 142 calls for service from June 21st, 8 AM till June 22nd, 8 AM.

  • Jun. 23, 2015 9:00 a.m.

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 142 calls for service from June 21st, 8 AM till June 22nd, 8 AM. During the same time period twenty nine people were lodged in Terrace cells. Twenty four of these people were lodged for intoxication.

Here are some of the calls responded to:

A red 1998 Ford F150 truck was pulled over on Muller Ave/Clarke St. The driver provided a sample of breath that resulted in a fail. The 58 year-old driver was arrested. He provided breath samples that were close to double the legal limit. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel. The vehicle was impounded.

Hit and run at the long term parking at the airport. A red 2009 Ford F150 hit a brown 1998 Chevrolet Malibu causing damage. Under investigation.

A black Mercedes Benz 350 collided with the opened door of a grey 2013 Hyundai Elan that was parked on Lakelse Ave. The door was shattered and the Mercedes sustained front end damage. No injuries.

Hit and run in front of the Hot House. A parked grey Honda Civic on Lazelle Ave sustained damage.

A silver truck cut off a green 1991 Ford Mustang which caused it to swerve into a parked white 2011 Chevrolet Silverado on Lazelle Ave. No injuries.

An intoxicated man attempting to steal mouthwash and being aggressive with an employee of the Real Canadian Wholesale. Police located the man shortly after at a pedestrian motor vehicle incident at Keith Ave/Kalum St. He had walked into the side of a vehicle that was making a turn. Police arrested the 47 year-old man.

A school bus rear ended a white 2014 Toyota Rav4 on the Sande Over pass. Both vehicles sustained damage, the Toyota more so. No injuries.

Loss Prevention Officer of Walmart arrested a 19 year-old man for shoplifting. Under investigation.

A long black quilted leather wallet containing various cards, ID, and cash was lost at Carter’s Jewellers.

Terrace Fire Department requested police assistance with a possible structure fire at an apartment building on Scott Ave. Firefighters were attempting to gain entry but a man was blocking their entrance. Police arrested the 22 year-old man.

Another man and woman were hiding in another room and refusing to leave. Police removed them.

Shortly after, the fire chief advised police that a random man was milling around the apartment getting in the way. Police located the 30 year-old man loitering in the smoke and arrested him.

All people were heavily intoxicated to the point of not realizing the apartment may be on fire.

Investigation determined that the cause of all of the smoke was badly burnt food on the stove.

A woman dialed 911 and said “come and find me” and would not provide further details. Police located the intoxicated woman and she stated she was just trying to get home.

Fight on Pear St. A man was beaten with a metal bar causing major injuries. Police arrested a 24 year-old man and a 20 year-old woman. Charges were forwarded on both. The man is held for court.

A man refusing to leave a property on the 4800 block of Lazelle Ave. A mass of garbage and fecal material has accumulated in the area. Police spoke with a 61 year-old man.

A TV was stolen from Walmart. Under investigation.

Sexual interference investigation.

A dog in a green Plymouth by the Aquatic Center. Police observed a dog in a vehicle with the windows cracked open. Dog not in distress.

A curfew check was conducted. A 37 year-old man was found in breach of a curfew condition of Recognizance. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

Unpaid pizza delivery. Police spoke with a 19 year-old man who was having a large party on Birch Ave. A parent was spoken with and the bill was paid.

Intoxicated 16 year-old boy. He had consumed most of a 26 ounce of liquor in a 30 minute period and was not responsive. BC Ambulance was called and transported the boy to Mills Memorial Hospital.

A green 1998 Saturn SL1was pulled over in a road check on Queensway Dr. The 20 year-old driver provided two samples of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in warn. He was issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.

A Chevrolet Trailblazer was pulled over on Hwy 16 at Ferry Island. The 35 year-old driver provided a sample of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in fail. He was served an Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.

Three people checking for unlocked vehicles on Davis Ave. Police arrested a male and two 15 year-old females matching the description provided. The male fought police and fled on foot. Under investigation.

A 38 year-old man was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

An unlocked truck parked on Hillcrest was rummaged through.

A white Chevrolet Silverado truck towing a U-Haul dolly carrying a small green car went off road and hit the ditch on Hwy 37. The 33 year-old driver suffered a minor injury and was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital.

Employee of Safeway arrested a man for attempting to steal close to $700 in groceries. Police arrested the 54 year-old man. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

Police observed a white Buick being driven by a prohibited driver with a passenger that he is on conditions to have no contact with. Under investigation.

Two women fled when an employee of Walmart confronted them on their attempt to shoplift. Under investigation.

An intoxicated 55 year-old man. He has been in this state for the past five days and now can’t move due to his level of intoxication. Police requested the assistance of BC Ambulance who transported the man to Mills Memorial Hospital.

A parent turned over to police stolen ID he found in his child’s room.

Domestic dispute. An intoxicated 29 year-old woman kicked in the window of a residence. She was held till police arrived and arrested her. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

Abandoned 911 call with a woman screaming in the background. Charge of breach of a no contact condition are being forwarded on a 45 year-old man.

Domestic dispute. Nobody would answer the door so police entered the residence via an unlocked door. A woman suffering from injuries was located. She refused to cooperate with police and was arrested.

A search of the residence turned up a 27 year-old man who was arrested for assault and breach of a no contact condition of recognizance. The man is held for court.

A driver swerved to miss a bear at the Carwash Rock on Hwy 16 west of Terrace. The vehicle hit the ditch and ended up completely submerged in the Skeena River.

The 31 year-old driver was the lone occupant and luckily managed to escape and make it to shore. A passing motorist transported the man to Prince Rupert. He suffered minor injuries.

A Toyota Tundra truck hit the ditch on Kalum Lake Dr and sustained major damage. The 18 year-old driver had fallen asleep behind the wheel. He escaped injuries.

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 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.


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