‘Middle finger salute’ leads to confrontation

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 53 calls for service from February 10th, 8 a.m. till February 12th, 8 a.m.

  • Feb. 12, 2015 6:00 p.m.

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 53 calls for service from February 10th, 8 a.m. till February 12th, 8 a.m.

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

Downtown Terrace

Familial dispute involving a vehicle and driving infractions. Police spoke with the people involved.

Intoxicated man in a business washroom refusing to leave. Police arrested a 47-year-old man.

A white 2010 Ford F150 was pulled over on Lakelse Ave. A smell of marijuana was noted and the 50-year-old driver and 25-year-old passenger were arrested. An amount of marijuana was seized.

False business alarm on Park Ave.

A woman aggressively panhandling in front of the Husky gas station on Lakelse Ave. and refusing to leave. Checks were done of the area.

Hang up 911 call from a woman saying that a man was bothering her at a business on Eby St. Police attended the business but the woman had left. She was located and no longer required police assistance.

A man sleeping in a stairwell at a business on Emerson St./Lakelse Ave. A 51-year-old man was arrested.

False business alarm on Emerson St.

Intoxicated man stumbling down Lakelse Ave. Police arrested a 46-year-old man.

Intoxicated man sleeping outside of a business on Lakelse Ave. Police arrested a 39-year-old man.

Elsewhere Terrace

False residential alarm on Kalum St.

BC Ambulance requested police assistance with a patient. Police transported the 29-year-old man to Mills Memorial Hospital.

A men’s black leather wallet containing various cards and ID was lost.

A man requested police attend his residence and seize a prohibited gun. Police seized the gun for local destruction.

A grey Honda Civic passed a school bus with lights and stop sign activated. Police spoke with the driver.

A 14-year-old girl uttering death threats. Police apprehended the girl under the Mental Health Act and transported her to Mills Memorial Hospital.

Intoxicated man not wanted at a residence. Police arrested a 48-year-old man.

Two intoxicated people on Kalum St. Police spoke with two mildly intoxicated men.

A man requested police stand by and keep the peace while he retrieved personal belongings from a residence. Police spoke with the people involved. The man was transported to an alternate location.

A white 2007 Ford truck was pulled over on Queensway Dr. The driver provided a sample of breath. No issues.

False alarm at Mills Memorial Hospital.

Warrants were issued for a 56-year-old woman, a 23-year-old man, a 28-year-old man, a 29-year-old man, and a 38-year-old woman for failing to attend court.

False residential alarm on Goulet Ave.

Intoxicated woman walking down Sparks St. Checks were done of the area.

False medical alarm at a business on Keith Ave.

Harassing text messages. Ongoing issue. Police gave advice on the matter.

Intoxicated man at the Terrace Public Library. Police arrested a 21-year-old man.

Loss Prevention Officer of Walmart arrested a 15-year-old boy for shoplifting. Police escorted the boy to his parent. He is banned from Walmart.

Intoxicated person causing problems inside of the Damp Shelter. Police arrested a 47-year-old man.

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

Intoxicated man screaming at a person on Kalum St. Police arrested a 23-year-old man. Checks determined that he was in breach of probation condition of not to be outside of his residence if having consumed alcohol within the preceding 12 hours. The man is held for court.

Assist Ministry of Children and Families with two investigations.

An odd letter was dropped off at Mills Memorial Hospital. Police spoke with the author of the letter. No further issues.


False cellular 911 call.

Luring by computer investigation.

Missing 14-year-old girl. She was located at a family members.

Abandoned Chevrolet Cobra in a parking lot on Motz Rd. Police spoke with the registered owner.

A person experiencing a mental health breakdown. Police located the man sitting in his truck. The 50-year-old man was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and transported to Mills Memorial Hospital.

Well-being check of a neighbour not seen in a while. Police spoke with a man. No issues.

A man in a bobcat charged at a group of three men on River Rd. Police spoke with the people involved. Conflicting versions of events were received. No injuries. No offence.

A purple 1993 Geo sustained damage in a hit-and-run while it was parked on Kenmore St. on February 10th between 9 p.m and 9:30 p.m.


Sexual assault investigation.

Assist Smithers RCMP with an investigation.

A pedestrian gave the middle finger salute to a man driving a GMC pickup on February 9th. The man in the GMC got out of the truck and threatened him. Police spoke with the people involved. Conflicting versions of events. No offence committed.

A black Ford Focus was pulled over on Hwy 37 near Onion Lake. An amount of marijuana was seized.


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

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 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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