Man arrested for elder abuse

Terrace RCMP say it's an ongoing issue and charges are being forwarded to Crown prosecutors.

  • Jul. 3, 2013 8:00 p.m.

TERRACE RCMP responded to approximately 133 calls for service during the July long weekend.

During this same time period, there were 19 people lodged in Terrace Cells – 12 of these people were lodged for public intoxication. One was a Kitimat prisoner.

Here are some of the calls responded to:

A woman purchased One Direction concert tickets that were posted on Craig’s List but was never provided with the tickets. Money was sent to three different email addresses – ticketmaster@inbox.com, adorable_angel113@hotmail.com, and VIPnation@post.com. Police gave advice on the matter.

Hit and run at the intersection of Kenny St./Hwy 16 west. White 1994 Plymouth Voyager collided with a grey 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix. The Plymouth sustained damage to the driver’s side door. The Pontiac drove away. Witness guided police to the Terrace Saw Mill where the Pontiac had parked. Damage to the Pontiac was minimal.

A grey 2004 Chevrolet Silverado was observed attempting to avoid a roadblock on Lakelse Ave. The 23-year-old driver failed to provide proper samples of breath into a roadside screening device. He was issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.

Youth smashing the window of a green 2003 GMC Sierra in the arena parking lot. Police detained a 16-year-old intoxicated youth in the area for investigation.. He was transported to his residence and the care of parent. A purse containing a wallet was stolen from the truck. The wallet was recovered the next day by a person picking bottles and other items inside of the wallet were recovered in the trash bin of the Aquatic Center by an employee.

A man wielding a knife covered in blood in front of Beasley’s Pub. Police spoke with the man who said that he had been robbed and beaten up inside of his residence. The man was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries. Police attended to the residence and were confronted with a bloody apartment. Gilbert Morven, 26, has been charged with robbery and was released on a Recognizance of Bail with conditions.

A 25-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault and sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl. He is held for court.

Airport security seized two metal Shurkens (throwing stars) from a 41-year-old passenger’s checked luggage. These are prohibited weapons.

On June 29, at approximately 8 p.m., a break and enter to a residence on Davis Ave. A nine-year-old boy observed a man kick the door in and gain access to the rear porch area then look through the door window into the residence. When he saw the boy, he fled. He is described as Caucasian, blond hair, 5 ft. 7 inches, muscular, and wearing a black muscle shirt.

Elder abuse investigation. A 55-year-old man was arrested for ongoing assault. He was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital for a mental health assessment. Police released the man on an Undertaking with conditions. Charges of assault and uttering threats are being forwarded to Crown Counsel. He was arrested again a short time later for breaching his conditions of no contact and no go to a location. Charges of breach are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

Naked girl outside of a residence on Pear St. Police spoke with a mostly naked 16-year-old girl. She could not recall what had happened to her clothes. Police transported her to Mills Memorial Hospital. She refused to cooperate with either police nor hospital staff. Police also detained a 16-year-old boy who was with the girl for investigation.

A woman reported that she was raped by an 18-year-old man. Under investigation.

A man was assaulted from behind while he was washing his car at his residence on Soucie Ave. Under investigation.

A blue 1994 Ford Mustang was pulled over at Westside Rd. on Hwy 37 for going 148 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone. The 34-year-old driver was dealt with for excessive speed. The vehicle he was driving was impounded.

A window was broken at the George Little House at Kalum St. on June 30 at 11 p.m. A rock was thrown through it.

A white 1990 Dodge Caravan was checked parked at the Kalum River boat launch. Two 18-year-old men were sitting inside of the vehicle. An amount of drugs and drug paraphernalia was seized. Some alcohol was dumped.

A green 1995 Ford F150 truck was pulled over for speeding at the Kalum Lake Dr. on Hwy 16. The 31-year-old driver provided a sample of breath that resulted in a warn. He was issued a driving suspension. There was an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of Kamloops. He was arrested for same.

Domestic assault at Red Sands Lake. A 49-year-old man was arrested for assault. He was released on an Undertaking with conditions. A short time later he was arrested for breaching a no go to a location condition. He was held for court and released on a Recognizance of Bail.

Police pulled over a black Ford F150 for going 141 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone on Hwy 16 near the Exstew rest area. The 31-year-old passenger of the vehicle had an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of Port Alberni. Police arrested the man. An amount of alcohol was dumped.

Police assisted BC Ambulance with a patient that had consumed crack cocaine and prescription medications and was freaking out. She had barricaded herself into a bedroom and could be heard yelling and screaming. Police arrested her without incident and transported her to Mills Memorial Hospital.

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 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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