Police officers assaulted last week

Police briefs April 26 - May 2

Assaults, drug-impaired driving, and public intoxication were some of the files that made up the 302 calls for service police responded to during the week of Friday April 26 to Thursday May 2, 2019.

Of those calls, 177 occurred between Monday April 29 and Thursday at midnight on May 2.

Below are some highlights from the Monday to Thursday calls.

Woman arrested for assaulting police, cause disturbance

A woman was taken to jail after assaulting a police officer Thursday afternoon.

On May 2, around 3:50 p.m., police received a report of a woman yelling on the 2600 block of Sparks Street. An officer attended and located the woman who continued yelling and smelled of liquor. She was placed under arrest for Cause a Disturbance, but resisted and assaulted the officer.

Other members attended to help safely control and transport her back to cells.

She was lodged to sober up safely before being released on a Promise to Appear in Court.

Disturbance call turns into assault police officer

A man arrested for Cause a Disturbance later had assaulting a police officer added to the list.

On April 30, around 7 p.m., Terrace RCMP responded to a panic alarm at a location on the 4400 block of Lakelse Avenue. Police arrived and were told a man was demonstrating odd behaviour. He appeared under the influence of an intoxicant and was arrested for Cause a Disturbance, then taken back to Terrace detachment cells. Two police officers were assaulted during the prisoner lodging process.

He was later released with a court date and conditions. On May 2, the same was arrested in relation to a possible theft in progress on Pine Avenue. He was arrested for breaching conditions to refrain from consuming intoxicating substances.

Intoxicated man arrested for breach

A call to police about an unconscious man at the bus shelter led to an arrest Tuesday afternoon.

Around 2:40 p.m., April 30, police and ambulance attended the bus shelter on the 4600 block of Lakelse Avenue, where they found a man awake and becoming aggressive.

Police recognized the man and confirmed him to be on Probation Orders, which included conditions related to public intoxication/alcohol consumption. The man was arrested after he was medically cleared and held in custody for court, then released on an Undertaking Given to a Justice or a Judge.

Woman detained for impaired driving

A call to RCMP reporting two people in a vehicle, possibly on drugs, led police to remove an impaired driving from the roadway Tuesday afternoon.

On April 30, around 3:05 p.m., Terrace RCMP received a report involving a tanned GMC pickup on the 4500 block of Greig Avenue. Police attended, located and stopped the vehicle, and spoke to its driver. Roadside tests were performed related to drug impairment and she was detained for impaired operation of a motor vehicle.

A 24-hour suspension and vehicle were issued.

Two arrested after a woman was assaulted

An assault on a woman led to the arrest of two people.

On April 30, around 9:30 p.m., a woman called police to report a man and a woman known to her had assaulted her in her home.

Both were arrested, lodged in cells until sober, and released with court dates and conditions.

Fight report leads to probation breach arrest

A man was arrested for breach probation after police received a report of a fight on the 4600 block of Lakelse Avenue.

On April 30, around 10:40 p.m., police attended the area and were told a man was observed hitting another man with an unknown object. The parties involved were located, but uncooperative regarding details of the incident. Police checks revealed one of the men to be on Probation conditions including not to consume or be under the influence of alcohol, intoxicants, or illegal drugs. Police discovered a large amount of cannabis while searching the man, seized it, and issued a violation ticket.

The man was lodged in cells until sober, then released with a court date.

Police looking for missing vehicle

A blue Dodge Caliber has gone missing from an address on Scott Avenue.

On May 1, around 11:15 a.m., Terrace RCMP responded to a report of a missing blue 2007 Dodge Caliber from the 4700 block of Scott Avenue.

The vehicle had no plates on it and had been parked at the location for more than a month.

Sobering up with police

Nine people sobered up safely due to public intoxication this week.

On Monday April 29, a man turned himself into police for being intoxicated in public. The man said he had no other option than to wander the streets. He was lodged in cells to sober up safely. Three more people, one man and two women were also arrested Monday on the 4600 and 4700 block of Park Avenue, as well as Lakelse Avenue. On April 30, one man was arrested on the 4600 block of Lakelse Avenue. Wednesday May 1 saw police make four arrests for alcohol related disturbances: two which involved the same man who was arrested, released when sober, then arrested a second time later that day. Another man and a woman were also arrested throughout the day on the 4400 and 4600 block of Lakelse Avenue.

On Thursday, one man was arrested on the 4700 block of Haugland Avenue and released when sober.

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