Phone fraud attempt tried in Terrace

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 70 calls over the weekend of June 8, 8 AM to June 11, 8 AM.

  • Jun. 12, 2012 3:00 p.m.

TERRACE RCMP responded to approximately 70 calls over the weekend of June 8, 8 AM to June 11, 8 AM. 6 of these calls were for false alarms/911 calls.

During the same time period 8 people were lodged in Terrace cells. 7 of these 8 were for public intoxication.

Here are some of the calls that police responded to. 63 yr old man deceased on Kalum Lake Rd.

The 74 yr old driver of a Honda Odyssey was backing out of a parking stall in the Safeway parking lot and in a moment of panic hit the gas pedal. The Odyssey smashed into two other parked vehicles. All three vehicles had to be towed. A passenger in the Odyssey was transported Mills Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

A man was assaulted by his ex when he attempted to take an item from their residence. Police arrested the 41 yr old woman and are forwarding charges of assault to Crown Counsel.

A man lying unconscious on a sidewalk with a bike beside him in front of the Terrace Medical Building. Police located the man, conscious and heavily intoxicated. Police arrested the 33 yr old man for breaching a condition of to abstain from the consumption of alcohol. Charges of breach of recognizance are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

A red Mercury Grand Marquis was noted to have a severely cracked windshield. It was pulled over in the parking lot of the Curling Rink. The 22 yr old driver was issued a 12 hour driving prohibition.

Loud music complaint from a residence on Kalum St. This same person was warned about the same behavior the night before. Police attended and issued a bylaw noise ticket.

14 yr old girl has been reported missing.

A grey Pontiac Grand Prix was checked on Park Ave near Eby St. The 24 yr old driver was served a 4 month notice of driving prohibition.

4 teens breaking windows at Thornhill Elementary School. Police attended a noted that one window within the cul de sac of the school was damaged.

A 15 yr old girl acting in an erratic manner in a residence. Police arrested her for breach of peace. She was under the influence of a drug.

A red Kawasaki street bike was pulled over on Hwy 16 for failing to signal. The 38 yr old driver did not have the proper licencing.

Fraud attempt by phone. A person received a phone call from a person claiming to be a grandson and asked for money because he claimed that he was in a car accident in Quebec. No money was sent.

A youth gravel party was shut down by police at the end of Hummingbird Ave. An amount of alcohol was dumped at the scene due to minors being in possession.

Theft from an unlocked 2005 Ford pickup truck parked on Paquette Ave. An Ipod Nano and some loose change was taken. The thief was tall, skinny, male, and wearing dark clothing.

A grey 2001 Chevrolet Venture had its rear window smashed out while parked on Pear St. 4 males and 1 female were observed responsible for this incident.

Two suspicious males walking on Scott Ave. Police determined that one of them was on a curfew condition. Police arrested the 17yr old youth for breach of probation and held him for court.

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. Or a Tip can be left anonymously online at


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