Man arrested following property crime spree

Police briefs June 14-16

Thefts, assaults, and liquor offences were included in the 314 calls for service police responded to during the week of Monday, June 10 to Sunday, June 16. Of those calls, 143 occurred between Friday, June 14 and Sunday at midnight on June 16.

Below are some highlights from the Friday to Sunday calls:

Man arrested following property crime spree

A man faces more than half a dozen charges following a rash of mischiefs, break and enters, and thefts.

On Friday, June 14, Terrace RCMP arrested a man after investigating reports of businesses having their fences cut, parked vehicles damaged, and property stolen between June 12 and June 14.

The 38-year-old in Terrace is charged with four counts of mischief, two of break and enter, and two of theft.

Woman arrestable after downtown assault

Police are looking to arrest a woman after receiving a report of a fight on Lakelse Avenue Friday afternoon.

Around 2:20 p.m. on June 14, Terrace RCMP responded to the 4600 block of Lakelse Avenue where a woman said she had been punched in the face multiple times by another woman. Police spoke to those present and made patrols, but were unable to locate the accused. The investigation continues.

Bike crashes into car

A youth received minor injuries after riding a bike into a car Friday afternoon. Just before 4 p.m. on June 14, Terrace RCMP received a report that a youth had been struck by a car on the 4600 block of Lazelle Avenue. Upon investigation, it was discovered the bike was travelling very quickly on the sidewalk and crashed into a vehicle that was exiting the parking lot. The youth was wearing a helmet and only minor injuries were reported at the time.

Sobered up with police

Almost 30 people sobered up with police over the weekend.

On Friday, June 14 at 1 a.m. police made their first alcohol-disturbance related arrest of the day on the 4600 block of Lakelse Avenue. Throughout the day, four more men and two women were lodged in cells to sober up safely following occurrences on the 4600 block of Keith Avenue, the 4500 block of Lazelle Avenue, Lazelle and Emerson, Lazelle and Atwood, and the 4600 block of Lakelse Avenue.

Saturday, June 15 saw eight adults and a youth sober up at the Terrace RCMP Detachment. Of the adults, two were women and six were men. Arrests were made in Thornhill at Clark Street, the 4600 and 4700 block of Lakelse Avenue, 2800 block of Hall Street, the 4700 block of Lazelle Avenue, Eby Street and Lakelse Avenue, the 4500 block of Scott Avenue, and the 3300 block of Kalum Street.

Sunday had the most people sober up in cells with eight men and five women lodged for their safety. One man was also found to be breaching his no-consume conditions. Arrests were made on Sparks Street, the Sande Overpass, 4600 block of Lakelse Avenue, 2500 block of Pear Street, 4600 block of Lakelse Avenue, 4600 block of Scott Avenue, 4600 block of Keith Avenue, and Ferry Island.

Domestic disturbances

Terrace RCMP arrested one man for an assault and breach investigation, two men for breaching no-contact conditions – one of which was also breaching no-consume conditions, and are investigating another report of a man breaching his no-contact conditions related to domestic disturbances.

Stewart school graffiti

Someone spray painted an inappropriate picture and words on the gym wall of Bear Valley School in Stewart June 19. The Stewart RCMP detachment says the content of the graffiti was “very disturbing and certainly not what the kids need to be exposed to.” Anyone caught vandalizing property could be charged with mischief.

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

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