Police speak to child playing with lighter after vehicles, house burned

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 44 calls for service from July 28th, 8 a.m. till July 29th, 8 a.m.

  • Jul. 29, 2016 8:00 p.m.

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 44 calls for service from July 28th, 8 a.m. till July 29th, 8 a.m.

During the same time period, 14 people were lodged in Terrace cells. Of these people, 13 were lodged for intoxication.

Downtown Terrace

Intoxicated people in an alleyway. A man was arrested. Alcohol was dumped.

A person operating a red Ford truck with Canadian flags on it without a driver’s license.

A man sleeping in the washroom of a restaurant. BC Ambulance transported the man to Mills Memorial Hospital.

A man and woman arguing. The angry man kicked a passing vehicle numerous times. Police located the man in the area. Checks determined that he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest and was breaching no consume alcohol conditions. The 29-year-old man was arrested. The vehicle sustained damage. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel. The man is held for court.

A woman not making much sense in a restaurant on Lakelse Ave. A family member took charge of the woman.

Disturbance and shoplifter at Safeway. The man left prior to police attendance. Checks of the area were done.

Police observed an intoxicated man passed out on Lakelse Ave. The man was arrested.

Possible impaired driver. Police located the red Toyota Yaris parked on Lakelse Ave. The 23-year-old driver provided a sample of breath that resulted in a warn. She was served an Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle she was driving was impounded.

Elsewhere Terrace

Assist a person with retrieving personal belongings.

A spare tire of a boat trailer was slashed.

Drug activity information.

Intoxicated man falling down and injuring himself on Keith Ave./Molitor St. Police arrested the man.

Abandoned grey Mercury Sable in a trailer park. Checks were conducted.

Assist Terrace Fire Department with a fire in a squatter’s area in behind the legion.

A group drinking alcohol in George Little Park. Alcohol was dumped and the group spoken with.

Abandoned 911 call from the hospital. There wasn’t an emergency.

Extra patrols requested in George Little Park.

Intoxicated youth. The youth was released to the care of a parent.

A man passed out in the George Little Park washroom. Police spoke with a man and a woman.

Man passed out in George Little Park near the library. A man was arrested and drug paraphernalia was seized and destroyed.

Police observed a man and woman walking into traffic on Kalum St./Park Ave. Police arrested both of them. Drugs were seized.

Police observed an intoxicated group in George Little Park. A man and woman were arrested. Drugs and drug paraphernalia were seized.

Motorcycles speeding on McConnell Ave. Checks of the area were done.

Police observed a person urinating in public near the library. The intoxicated youth was arrested.

Suicidal man in the river. Police spoke with the man when he exited the river. The intoxicated man was arrested.

Noise complaint on Medeek Ave. Police shut the party down.

Domestic dispute. A man breached numerous conditions of a recognizance and assaulted a woman. He left prior to police attendance. Under investigation.

Youth throwing apples in the area of the 4700 block of Haugland Ave. Checks of the area were done.

Police observed a youth passed out on Tetrault St./Goulet Ave. The youth was arrested. She attempted to punch the police officer and did kick another police officer.

Assist Kitimat RCMP with document service.

Shoplifter at Walmart. Police arrested a 34-year-old man. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

A man not wearing a bike helmet and riding his bike on the sidewalk. Attendance was not made.

A wallet in the middle of the Sande Overpass.


Two vehicles completely burnt and a house’s exterior was also damaged in a fire on Simpson Cr. Police spoke with a child under the age of five years old who had been playing with a barbecue lighter.

A tan coloured Jeep struck a white truck parked at the Northern Motor Inn and failed to stop. Under investigation.

An intoxicated man passed out on Hwy 16 east. The man was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital due to his level of intoxication.

Police observed an intoxicated woman stumbling near the old Skeena Bridge. The woman was arrested.

A silver Ford truck without tail lights on the Old Bridge.


Three quads on the Copper River Bridge. Attendance was not made.

Neighborhood dispute over noise on Glen Rd. Police spoke with the people involved.

A person passed out at a location on Hwy 16 east. Checks of the area were done.

A person texting and driving and swerving all over the place on Hwy 16 east near the Copper River Motel. Checks of the area were done.

Concern over a motorist broken down on the side of the road near Kitwanga.

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).