Man punches self in face in attempt to accuse hotel staff of assault

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 37 calls for service from February 19th, 8 a.m. till February 20th, 8 a.m.

  • Feb. 20, 2015 6:00 p.m.

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 37 calls for service from February 19th, 8 a.m. till February 20th, 8 a.m.

During the same time period, three people were lodged in Terrace cells, all for intoxication.

Downtown Terrace

A man matching the description of the thief who stole the Bosch Drill Kit was observed back inside of the same business. Police arrested a 64-year-old man. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

A man assaulting a woman on Lakelse Ave./Kalum St. Checks were done of the area.

Group of people consuming alcohol at Brolly Square. Police spoke with two people and dumped some alcohol.

A group of people were checked at Lakelse Ave./Emerson St. Some alcohol was dumped.

A man passed out near a restaurant on Lakelse Ave. Police arrested a 73-year-old man.

Two men drinking on the steps of the Spirit Nightclub on Emerson. Checks were done of the area.

A fire in a garbage bin in an alley between Lakelse Ave. and Greig Ave. Checks were done of the area. Terrace Fire Department attended.

Noise from an apartment on Lakelse Ave. Checks were done of the area.

Elsewhere Terrace

A person attempting to make contact with a person that is on no contact conditions. Police spoke with the people involved.

A wallet was found and police returned it to its owner.

Suicidal 14-year-old girl. She was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and transported to Mills Memorial Hospital.

A vehicle almost struck a child in the crossing at Thomas St./Halliwell Ave. Police spoke with the driver.

A warrant was issued for a 31-year-old man for failing to comply with probation.

A grey Chevrolet Silverado, BC licence plate #HC0411 was taken without the owner’s consent. Under investigation.

Man passed out in the entry way of an apartment building on Park Ave. Police arrested a 35-year-old man.

Group of people drinking in the George Little Park. Police spoke with a group.

False business alarm on Keith Ave.

Abandoned 911 call. Police spoke with a man who stated that his phone was broken and repeatedly calling 911. Police asked the man to turn his phone off.

Mischief to the detachment. Police spoke with the people involved.

Landlord/tenant issues on Mountain Vista Dr. Police spoke with the landlord.

An employee of Copperside refused to sell cigarettes to a person. The person threw a snowball at the store. No damage. Police spoke with the people involved.

Shots fired in the area of Tuck Ave. A second call was received of fireworks in the same area. Checks of the area were done.

Domestic dispute. Contact was made but initiated by the person not on conditions. Police spoke with the people involved.

Missing 14-year-old. Police located the youth.

Three abandoned 911 calls from the same number. Numerous checks were done. The number provided was inactive.

A person driving with no insurance. Under investigation.


911 hang-up call. Checks of an area were done.

A green 2001 Ford F150 hit the ditch on Hwy 37 near Krumm Rd. The 55-year-old driver did not have a valid driver’s licence. No injuries.

Possible impaired driver in a grey GMC. Checks of an area were done.

A man spit at and shoved an employee at the Northern Motor Inn when he was refused service. He then punched himself in the face while saying that he was going to accuse staff of assaulting him. The man left prior to police attendance. Under investigation.


Assist Lisims/Nass Valley RCMP with an investigation.

A warrant was issued for a 35-year-old man for failing to attend court.

Theft of a horse. Police spoke with the people involved. It was miscommunication.

A police vehicle was vandalized while parked at the detachment. Under investigation.

Missing 14-year-old youth. She was located.

A white truck with an empty highboy almost caused an accident on Hwy 16 west. Further details could not be obtained.

Abandoned vehicle on Hwy 16 near Talus Creek. Police determined that the vehicle had already been reported to police.

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.

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