Domestic disturbance erupts over high cost of soap

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 56 calls for service from April 9, 8 a.m. till April 11, 8 a.m.

  • Apr. 11, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 56 calls for service from April 9, 8 a.m. till April 11, 8 a.m.

During the same time period, there have been nine people lodged in Terrace cells – three of these people were lodged for intoxication.

Downtown Terrace

Theft of money from a safe at a business. Police spoke with the people involved.

Group of intoxicated people sitting in Brolley Square. Police spoke with the group who were sober and not drinking.

A man was refused service at the Skeena Liquor Store and he uttered threats. Under investigation.

Intoxicated man passed out at the Coast Cold Beer and Wine Store. Police arrested a 41-year-old man.

Two youths were observed climbing a tree on Clinton St./Lakelse Ave. The witness had concerns for the tree. Checks were done of the area.

A man was refused service at Safeway when he was observed attempting to shoplift. The man was aggressive and threatening to the employees. Police attended the 55-year-old man’s residence and spoke with him.

Confrontation between an employee of McDonald’s and a man. Police spoke with the employee.

Suicidal man at a business on Lakelse Ave. Police arrested an intoxicated 37-year-old man.

Group drinking in an alley behind the Royal Bank on Lakelse Ave. Checks were done of the area.

A wallet found at the Bear Country Inn was turned into the detachment. Police returned the wallet to its owner.

Person with warrant was observed on Kalum St. Unfounded.

Shoplifting at a business in the Skeena Mall. While police were investigating this incident, a second call came in that the same person was shoplifting from another business in the mall. Police arrested the man on Lakelse Ave. near Emerson St. Abe Kenni, 37, has been charged with theft. He is held for court.

Group of intoxicated people at Lakelse Ave./Emerson St. The group was spoken with. They were sober.

Intoxicated man sleeping in the Credit Union vestibule. Police spoke with the man who was sober.

Fraud at a bank. Non-cooperation from the victim.

Elsewhere Terrace

A person sleeping in the TD vestibule had a purse stolen during the night of April 6/7.

Suspicious items left in a backyard on Kenney St. Police examined a small black cloth bag and an old iPod charging cord. There was nothing suspicious noted.

A person hauling lumber into the woods behind an apartment building on Sparks St. Police spoke with the man who was building a tree fort for his daughter on another person’s private property. An agreement was reached.

Uttering threats via text messaging. Police spoke with the people involved. While speaking with one of the people, threats were again uttered. A 20-year-old woman was arrested. Under investigation.

A person found her medication missing from her purse after getting another person to hold her purse while she went to the bathroom.

Suspicious man walking in the area of Craig Dr./Graham Ave. While police were speaking with people, the man appeared, saw police, and quickly fled. He was soon located and spoken with.

Person driving without a driver’s licence on Munroe St.

Missing 12-year-old girl. She returned on her own a short time later.

A disturbance at a motel on Hwy 16. Police spoke with three intoxicated people who were kicking a door and attempting to get into a room. This led to police arresting an intoxicated 29-year-old man for assault. Police were called back a short time later to another disturbance and spoke with a 16-year-old girl.

A vehicle parked and playing loud music on Kalum St. Checks were done of the area.

Police observed two suspicious people in the bus shelter on Park Ave. Checks determined that a woman was in breach of a probation order by consuming alcohol. Police arrested a 37-year-old woman. She is held for court.

False business alarm on Kalum St.

Assist Kelowna RCMP with document service.

Intoxicated man on Hall St. Checks were done of the area.

Two large aggressive black dogs in the back of a truck on Hwy 16 lunging at people walking by. Police spoke with the dog owner.

A warrant was issued for a 22-year-old man for breaching his probation.

Abandoned 911 call from McConnell Ave. Checks were done of the area.

Assist the Coroner’s office with investigation.

The front door of a residence on Davis Ave. was kicked. Checks were done of the area.

Domestic disturbance. Police spoke with the people involved. They were separated for the night.

Concerning information was posted on Facebook. Police are following up.

Assist BC Ambulance with a 77-year-old patient.

Abandoned 911 call. A man was attempting to get into the apartment of a woman. He left prior to police attendance.

Break and enter to a trailer on Park Ave. A man was observed in the driveway with a baseball bat. He complied with police direction and was arrested.

Intoxicated blond woman crying on Tetrault St./Haugland Ave. Checks were done of the area.

Erratic driver on Eby St. Further details were unable to be obtained.

Assist Canada Border Service Agency.


Ongoing issue of the smell of marijuana entering a residence from the neighbour’s on Park Ave.

Domestic disturbance. Checks determined that a man was in breach of a no contact condition. Further investigation determined that a woman had attended the man’s residence causing the breach. The man was released. No offence committed.

Domestic disturbance. A woman explained that an argument became heated over the high cost of soap.

A request for help from a cell phone that cut off. Police attended to the GPS coordinates of the caller and nothing was found.

Domestic assault. A woman was assaulted. Further details were not provided.

Theft of a log during the night of April 9/10. The log reappeared during the night of 10/11.

Harassment on the internet. Police spoke with the people involved.


Ammunition was found near a hydro tower on the West Kalum Forest Service Rd. and turned into the detachment.

Assist Masset RCMP with document service.

A black 2007 Ford F350 lost control on Hwy 16 2 km west of the Copper River Bridge and rolled when it hit the ditch. The occupants were uninjured. The vehicle sustained major damage and was towed.

False business alarm on Hwy 37.


A person is concerned because of another person’s appearance in town. Police spoke with the people involved.

People with information on crime are asked to 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.