No injuries despite van flipping twice on northwestern B.C. highway

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 31 calls for service from 8 a.m. June 28 until 8 a.m. June 29.

  • Jun. 29, 2016 2:00 p.m.

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 31 calls for service from June 28th, 8 am till June 29th, 8 am. During the same time period six people were lodged in Terrace Cells. Four people of these people were lodged for intoxication.

Downtown Terrace

  • Man passed out on Lakelse Ave. Checks of the area were done.
  • A woman in breach of a Recognizance condition of not to consume alcohol. Police located the 25 yr old woman on Lakelse Ave and arrested her. She is held for court.
  • A black Alcatel flip phone was lost on Lakelse Ave on the morning of June 28th.
  • Intoxicated person not wanted inside of a business on Lakelse Ave. Numerous calls received on this same person driving a red Pontiac Sunfire in an erratic manner. The vehicle was pulled over on Walsh Ave. The 27 yr old driver refused to provide a sample of breath. He was prohibited from driving. The vehicle he was driving was impounded. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.
  • A person asking for a ride. He was advised to walk or find a taxi.

Elsewhere Terrace

  • False business alarm on Munroe St.
  • A royal blue youth Trek mountain bike was stolen from a carport on the 5300 block of McConnell Ave during the night of June 21/22.
  • A person saw on Facebook that his stolen truck was in the ditch near Kasiks Creek. Police located the stolen truck exactly as described with extensive damage. Police located an intoxicated man walking in the area with scrapes and cuts. Checks determined that he was in breach of conditions of not to consume alcohol. The man was arrested. Under investigation.
  • An employee refusing to leave a work site. The man left prior to police attendance.
  • Wellbeing check. The person was fine.
  • Neighborhood dispute. An unleashed dog was shot at by a paint ball gun when it entered a yard and harassed a cat. Ongoing issue of cat harassment. Police spoke with the people involved.
  • Uttering threats over money owed. Police spoke with the people involved.
  • An intoxicated person causing a disturbance at Mills Memorial Hospital. Police arrested a 45 yr old man.
  • Possible impaired driver in a dark colored Chevy truck. Checks of the area were done.
  • A man with blood on his face by the band shelter. The man was unresponsive. BC Ambulance transported the man to Mills Memorial Hospital. The injuries were superficial.
  • A disruptive person at Mills Memorial Hospital. Police spoke with the person and deescalated the situation.
  • False business alarm on Thomas St.
  • Intoxicated person causing a disturbance at a residence on Haugland Ave. A man was arrested.
  • A fire on a sandbar on the Skeena River. No attendance made as there are many fires on the Skeena River at this time of year. The appropriate agencies were notified.
  • Intoxicated woman at the skate park. Police arrested the woman.
  • Revenue Canada scam. Police called the number back. A man with an accent answered the phone claiming to be Revenue Canada. When informed that it was Terrace RCMP calling he hung up and would not answer further calls.
  • A person was unable to renew her driver’s license. Police informed her that there was a notice to serve a driving prohibition. Same done.
  • Fight on Sparks St. Checks of the area were done.


  • The driver’s side window of a bus parked in a parking lot on Hwy 16 east was shot out with possibly a bb gun during the night of June 27/28.
  • A Tractor Trailer needed assistance in turning around. The situation resolved itself prior to police attendance.
  • Noise complaint on Pine St. Checks of the area were done.


  • On Hwy 113 near Rosswood a black Dodge Caravan lost control, crossed into the oncoming traffic lane, missed the oncoming traffic, hit the ditch, launched off of a residential driveway, flipped twice , clipped the front of a parked car, and came to rest inches from a house. No injuries.
  • Numerous calls received on an abandoned vehicle on Hwy 16. The appropriate agency was notified.

Kitsumkalum, Kulspai, Gitaus

  • Nothing to report

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).


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