Police catch thief at hospital getting treatment for cuts from breaking liquor store window

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 35 calls for service from July 18th, 8 a.m. till Jul 19th, 8 a.m.

  • Jul. 19, 2016 6:00 a.m.

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 35 calls for service from July 18th, 8 a.m. till Jul 19th, 8 a.m.

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

Downtown Terrace

Abandoned 911 call from a bank. It was a medical issue.

A man lying on Greig Ave. Checks of the area were done.

Two dogs left in a white truck parked outside of a restaurant. Police observed the dogs. No issues.

Shoplifter at Save On Foods. A woman described as First Nations, 40, short black hair with a bald spot on the crown, wearing a teal blue t-shirt and grey sweatpants left with a shopping cart full of groceries without paying for them. Under investigation.

A blue 1986 Chevrolet was pulled over on Clinton St. The 19-year-old driver provided a sample of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in a warn. The driver was issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition.

The window of the Inn of the West Liquor Store was broken and a man reached in and stole two bottles of liquor. Police located the man at the hospital where he was receiving medical attention for cuts he suffered while committing the crime. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

Elsewhere Terrace

Assault. A person was pushed. Under investigation.

A man breaching a no go condition. Police spoke with the man and he left on his own accord.

Intoxicated person passed out on a trail on Tetrault St. Police spoke with the woman and transported her to Mills Memorial Hospital.

Police observed a man sleeping against a tree near the hospital. Police spoke with the man and he went on his way.

False business alarm on Straume Ave.

Police observed a woman behave suspiciously when she noted police were observing her. Some alcohol was dumped and the intoxicated woman was arrested.

Well-being check. The person was fine.

A black Samsung cell phone was found near Sparks St./Tuck Ave. on July 16th.

Assist external agency with a breach. Hostile and belligerent people were spoken with at length till a resolution was reached.

A Facebook complaint. A picture was posted and threats were made. People were spoken with and a resolution as reached.

A group openly drinking alcohol and fighting on Lakelse Ave. Checks of the area were done.

A man passed out near the railroad car on the Millennium Trail. Checks determined that the man was breaching conditions of an undertaking of not to consume alcohol. The 45-year-old man was arrested and charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

False business alarm on Pohle Ave.

A man acting crazy and fighting demons. Police apprehended the man under the Mental Health Act and transported him to Mills Memorial Hospital for assessment.

Breach of a curfew condition of an undertaking. Under investigation.

People attended a residence wanting to fight. They left prior to police attendance.

An intoxicated person damaged some property in a residence. Police spoke with some people and advice was offered.

Domestic dispute. Police spoke with person.

An intoxicated man yelling outside of a residence on Haugland Ave. Checks of the area were done. A second call was received. Police spoke with the people involved and a resolution was reached that included sleeping on it till sobriety prevailed.

A group sleeping in a park and in the middle of the night banged on the door of a residence and asked for food. Police spoke with the group.

Assist external agency with three investigations.

Stolen items were recovered while investigating another matter. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel on a 27-year-old woman.

Breach of an Undertaking. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel on a 29-year-old man.


Abandoned 911 call. An area was checked.

A suicidal man was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and transported to Mills Memorial Hospital for assessment.

False business alarm on Queensway Dr.

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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