Cat owner returns home to find tabby dead on back porch

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 96 calls for service from January 16th, 8 a.m. till January 19th, 8 a.m.

  • Jan. 19, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 96 calls for service from January 16th, 8 a.m. till January 19th, 8 a.m.

During the same time period, 21 people were lodged in Terrace cells – 13 of these people were lodged for intoxication.

Here are some of the calls responded to:

A silver 1999 GMC truck was pulled over on Kalum St. The 36-year-old driver provided a sample of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in a warn. He was served a driving suspension.

An engagement ring was lost on January 15th at the Mills Memorial Hospital emergency exit.

A man with a handgun in the back of his pants near the Royal Bank. Checks were done of the area. A short time later police were advised that the 26-year-old man was taken to Mills Memorial Hospital by a person who at that time took the gun from him. The gun was turned over to police. Ammunition was seized from the man. Investigation led police to seizing another firearm, more ammunition, and various gun magazines at a residence. Under investigation.

Out of control intoxicated 13-year-old girl. Police spoke with a parent who had taken the youth’s phone away as disciplinary measure. Police spoke with the youth who was belligerent and not reasonable. The youth was arrested.

Intoxicated man yelling and being aggressive in a residence. The call taker overheard a man utter threats of cutting a person into pieces for calling the police. Police spoke with the people involved. A 19-year-old man was arrested.

Deceased 35-year-old man at a residence in Timberland Trailer Court on Queensway Dr.

A woman screaming, yelling, possibly being beaten up in a trailer on Tetrault St. Police spoke with a 45-year-old woman and apprehended her under the Mental Health Act.

Theft from an unlocked white 2009 Ford Flex parked on Spruce St. during the night of January 16/17th. Lottery tickets, two wallets, and Safeway Stamp book were stolen. One of the wallets with some of the ID was found by a neighbour.

Theft from an unlocked brown 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier parked on Spruce St. sometime during the night of January 16th/17th. A wallet containing various cards and ID was stolen.

The tire of a black 2002 Chevrolet Blazer parked on Eby St. was slashed on January 17th possibly sometime around 9:10 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Domestic dispute. A woman was assaulted. Police arrested a 21-year-old man. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

A grey 2009 Ford Focus crashed into a grey 2002 Mini Cooper that was parked on Haugland Ave. The 21-year-old driver provided a sample of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in a fail. She was issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition. The vehicle she was driving was impounded. The driver had a class 7 driver’s licence with a restriction of zero alcohol content.

Suicidal 14-year-old girl. Police located the girl walking on Hemlock St. and apprehended her under the Mental Health Act.

A canopy on the road and blocking two lanes on Kalum Hill. Police moved the canopy off the road. A short time later a call was received that the canopy came off when a truck lost control on some ice.

A man was attempting to exit a vehicle when the driver sped up causing the man to fall and suffer minor injuries. Under investigation.

Police were at the Northern Motor Inn when a man was observed to take his shirt off and challenge another man to a fight. The 25-year-old man was arrested.

An orange tabby cat was let outside while its owner went out. When the owner returned at the end of the day, the cat was lying dead on the back porch. The cat had puncture wounds.

A black Honda CRV lost control on Queensway Dr./Mark Ave., hit the ditch, and rolled. No injuries. The vehicle ended up submerged in water.

Landlord/tenant issues. A man uttered threats. Under investigation.

Domestic assault. A woman screaming and running on Greig Ave. with slippers on. A second call was received that the woman was hiding, near the Best Western Inn, from a man driving a red Jeep looking for her. Police spoke with the woman who was punched in the head and threatened with a knife. A 32-year-old man driving a red jeep was arrested and is held for court. During the investigation, the man obtained investigative material and destroyed it. Charges of obstructing justice x 2, assault with a weapon, uttering threats x 2, and assault x 2 have been forwarded to Crown Counsel.

Theft from an unlocked red Rav 4 parked on Muller Ave. during the night of January 17th/18th. Sunglasses, a wallet, and medication were stolen.

Red car in the ditch at Hwy 37/Westside Rd.

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 $2,000.