Police arrest man who allegedly stole poppy donation box from restaurant in Terrace, B.C.

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 33 calls for service from November 8th, 8 a.m. till November 9th, 8 a.m.

  • Nov. 9, 2016 10:00 a.m.

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 33 calls for service from November 8th, 8 a.m. till November 9th, 8 a.m.

During this time period, five people were lodged in Terrace cells – two of these people were lodged for intoxication.

Downtown Terrace

Two men drinking at a bus stop on Lakelse Ave. Police spoke with a man and dumped some beer.

A person was hit in the head with a rock thrown by another person on Greig Ave. A second call regarding the same group causing a disturbance on the south side of the rain tracks was received. Checks of the area were done. Under investigation.

Fight. When police arrested an involved youth, another youth attempted to push the police officer away and interfere in the arrest. Another police officer arrested the obstructing youth.

A man attempted to steal a bottle of liquor from the Days Inn Liquor Store. Checks of the area were done. The same man half an hour later stole a box of Royal Canadian Legion poppy donations from the Dairy Queen restaurant. The man was located a short time later when police were called to a disturbance at the 7/11. The 38-year-old man was arrested and is held for court.

Fight. Police spoke with a group. Two women attempted to steal a bottle of booze from two other women. Further cooperation was not received.

Elsewhere Terrace

Assist Kitimat RCMP with an investigation.

People smoking pot in behind a pub on Lakelse Ave. Police spoke with a person.

False business alarm on Kalum St.

A man leaving Mills Memorial Hospital. Police did not have concerns.

A man trying to fight others in the George Little Park. Checks of the area were done.

Assault that occurred over Halloween weekend. Under investigation.

An intoxicated man punching a building on Sparks St. The man left prior to police attendance.

A child in a vehicle on Hall St. Checks were done.

Three intoxicated men making people feel uncomfortable in a restaurant on Keith Ave. The men left prior to police attendance but were located a short distance away and spoken with.

An intoxicated person not wanted at a residence. Police transported the person to an alternate location. Drugs were seized.

Two women stole a bottle of rum from the Terrace Inn Liquor Store. Under investigation.

Harassment. Police attempted to speak with a person but were met with no cooperation. Further details could not be obtained.

A woman banging on basement windows of a residence on Tetrault St. Checks of the area were done.

A business on Hwy 16 west was broken into last night at about 2 a.m. The front door was smashed to gain access. Numerous remote control vehicles were stolen.

A man banned from a location keeps attempting to get in to a business on Kalum St./Keith Ave. Police arrested the man.

Assist external agency with two investigations.

A red truck and white car collided on Keith Ave near the Tim Horton’s.


Two women stole a bottle of whiskey from the Cold Beer and Wine Store in Thornhill.

Threats via Facebook. Under investigation.


Domestic dispute. A man was arrested. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

Items seized by Airport Security were picked up for local destruction.

An off duty member pulled over a tractor trailer unit for passing on a double solid. Terrace RCMP attended and dealt with the traffic matter.

Missing mushroom picker. Police Dog Eli and handler located the ill prepared mushroom picker near the airport. He was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital by BC Ambulance.


A prohibited driver operating a red car. Checks of the area were done.

Familial dispute. Police spoke with the people involved. A resolution was reached.


911 call. It was not a police matter.

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 keyword TERRACE followed by your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

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