Nass Valley scene of three break ins

One of the residences was vacant and a fire was lit inside

  • Jun. 4, 2012 2:00 p.m.

The LISIMS/Nass Valley RCMP are seeking the public’s help in providing information on three separate break and enters in the Nisga’a Village of Gitlaxt’aamiks (New Aiyansh) over a two week period.


On May 15th, 2012, LISIMS/Nass Valley RCMP received a report of a break and enter to a vacant residence belonging to School District 92. Considerable damage was done to this inside the residence, including a fire being lit inside. Police are following up with suspects and other strong leads in this investigation. 

On May 19th, 2012, the LISIMS/Nass Valley RCMP received a report of a break and enter to a residence on Adams Crescent. The door to the residence was damaged.

On May 26th, 2012 a residence was broken into on Aiyansh Road, with several vehicle windshields vandalized. 


The LISIMS/Nass Valley RCMP and Village Government officials are encouraging parents to speak to their children about the consequences of vandalizing property and breaking into homes & buildings.


“This is a small community and these events affect us all. With community’s help we can put a quick end to this and hold the offenders responsible in consultation with local government,” said Sgt. Donovan Tait, the officer in charge of the Lisims/Nass Valley RCMP detachment.


If you, or anyone you know have any information that may lead to the arrest of, or investigation into those responsible, please contact Constable Vanessa DeMerchant at 250-633-2222.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime-Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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