Police taser suicidal man holding an axe

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 30 calls for service from December 16th, 8 a.m. till December 17th, 8 a.m.

  • Dec. 17, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 30 calls for service from December 16th, 8 a.m. till December 17th, 8 a.m.

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

Downtown Terrace

Police questioned a male walking in the downtown as part of an assault investigation. The boy provided a false name to police. Identity was confirmed and checks determined that the boy was in breach of a condition of a Recognizance to not be in Terrace. The 17-year-old boy was arrested and is held for court.

Suspicious activity in a hotel room. Police accompanied an employee to the room and stood by while the matter was dealt with.

Intoxicated man in a vehicle in the downtown area. Checks were done of the area. Further information could not be obtained.

False business alarm on Lakelse Ave.

Break and enter to an abandoned building on Atwood St. Police spoke with people using the building as a shelter and they moved on. Police followed up with the owner of the building.

Four intoxicated people refusing to leave a restaurant on Lakelse Ave.  An intoxicated 42-year-old man was arrested.

Elsewhere Terrace

Uttering threats complaint. The matter was discussed.

Police were advised a student was in possession of drugs. A 17-year-old girl was arrested and an amount of marijuana was seized.

Intoxicated man refusing to leave a motel on Lakelse Ave. He left prior to police attendance. A second call was received that the man was now at a business on Lakelse Ave. Police arrested a 30-year-old man.

Threats via Facebook. Under investigation.

A warrant was issued for a 41-year-old man.

Suspicious circumstances. A man attempting to sell construction material. Police spoke with the people involved. No criminal offence committed.

A grey 2007 Chevrolet was travelling up the Kalum Hill when rocks were thrown and hit the passenger side of the vehicle causing damage. The incident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m. Police observed footprints in the snow that started on Hillcrest Ave. and led to the hill. A short time later a second call was received of person ringing a doorbell and throwing snowballs at the window of a residence on Hillcrest Ave. The same window was smashed out a few days prior in a similar incident.

Three youths yelling and swearing at cars in the 4600 block of Haugland Ave. Two girls, ages 17 and 13, were spoken with.

A 13-year-old is spreading rumors about a 12-year-old. Police spoke with the people involved. The matter is not criminal.

A person ringing the doorbell of an apartment on Haugland Ave. Police conducted checks of the area.

Domestic dispute. Checks determined that a 31-year-old man was in breach of a no contact order and a curfew condition. Under investigation.


Custody issues. Police spoke with the people involved.

Suicidal 41-year-old man at a residence. The man refused to allow access into the residence. Police forced the door open. The man was in possession of an axe and refused to drop it when directed to by police. A Conducted Energy Weapon was deployed on the man. He was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and transported to Mills Memorial Hospital.

Assist Prince George Crown Counsel with document service.

Threats were uttered via Facebook. Police spoke with a person.

911 call on Clark St. Police attended. The matter was a medical emergency.

Roommate issues. Police spoke with the people involved and encouraged both to be civil to one another.

A black 2014 Ford Taurus was pulled over on Crescent St./Old Lakelse Lake Ave. The smell of marijuana was noted in the air. An amount of marijuana was seized from a passenger.

A boy carrying a rifle slung over his shoulder on Eby/Halliwell Ave. Police spoke with two boys, aged 15, and discussed the optics of carrying a firearm. The BB gun was seized.

Hit and run. An older model cherry red Dodge Ram with chrome on the mirrors hit a black Ford F350 at the intersection of Clark St./Old Lakelse Lake Dr. causing damage to the driver side door and mirror of the Ford. The Dodge will have damage to its driver’s side rear bumper and tail light. Under investigation.

Two men fighting on Lakelse Ave.


Harassing phone calls. Police spoke with a man. Options were discussed such as changing phone number and not answering the calls.

A white 1997 Geo Tracker lost control on Kalum Lake Rd. and hit the ditch, ending up on its roof. Police attended to the registered owner’s address and spoke with the driver. No injuries.

Erratic driver in a green Ford Escape on Hwy 37 near Lakelse Lake.


A grey Dodge Caravan in the ditch on Hwy 16 west near the Kitsumkalum Bridge. Checks were done of the area.

If you have information about this 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 TERRACE plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

If your information leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.