Police warn girls off of texting and using Facebook

The Terrace RCMP have responded to approximately 79 calls for service from November 2, 8 AM to November 5, 8 AM

  • Nov. 5, 2012 5:00 a.m.

The Terrace RCMP have responded to approximately 79 calls for service from November 2, 8 AM to November 5, 8 AM. Thirteen of these calls were for false alarms/911. During the same time period six people were lodged in Terrace cells. Four of these were for public intoxication.

Here are some of the calls that were responded to:

  • A grey 2009 Mazda Tribute had its window smashed out while it was parked at Tim Hortons on Keith Ave.
  • A firecracker wrapped in electrician’s tape was left in a mailbox at a residence on Larch Ave. It had gone off and the mail was scorched. No one was injured.
  • A suicidal 79 yr old woman was taken to Mills Memorial Hospital.
  • A 58 yr old man was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and taken to Mills Memorial Hospital.
  • A suicidal 37 yr old woman was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and taken to Mills Memorial Hospital.
  • Loud party on Hanson St, people screaming. Police found 3 men and 3 woman all intoxicated. There was a dispute between a man and woman. A 28 yr old intoxicated man would not stop screaming and was arrested.
  • A wallet was stolen from an unlocked black 2005 Chevy Aveo parked on Goulet Ave. A grey 2005 Dodge Ram pickup truck parked on the same street was also went through.
  • An intoxicated man banging on the door of a residence on Olson Ave. Police located a 24 yr old intoxicated man a short distance away and arrested him for public intoxication.
  • A man was walking down Hwy 16 in pyjamas and a bath robe. He stated that he was en route to the Queen Charlotte’s because he was angry at the recent earthquake. Police apprehended the 39 yr old man under the Mental Health Act and transported him to Mills Memorial Hospital.
  • Two girls ages 14 and 16 yrs exchanging unpleasant text messages. Police spoke with both and told them to stop responding to the other. Police were called again when the girls were now exchanging nasty messages via Facebook. Police spoke with the girls again and told them to cease all forms of communication.
  • A resident of the Men’s Shelter on Hall St was yelling at staff and refusing to leave. Police arrested a 22 yr old man for causing a disturbance. He refused to cooperate with police and attempted to flee. Police arrested him without incident.
  • A wallet containing an amount of money was stolen from a blind man at Save On Foods. Suspect is described as a tall man with a silver cane. Under investigation.
  • A ham was thrown through a large window of a home on Hanson St. A 28 yr old man was arrested for mischief. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.
  • A man suffered serious lacerations to his arm at a residence on Mountainview Ave. Conflicting stories in regards to the series of events that led to the injury. The man was intoxicated. Under investigation.
  • A suicidal 15 yr old boy was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and transported to Mills Memorial Hospital.
  • A white 1990 Pontiac Firefly and a black 2005 Ford Focus collided at the intersection of Keith Ave/Kenney St. The Ford failed to stop at the stop sign. The 17 yr old driver of the Pontiac provided a breath sample and was issued a 3 day Immediate Roadside Suspension. No injuries. Both vehicles were towed.
  • Domestic dispute at the Best Western Hotel. The people involved would not cooperate with police. Both had injuries.
  • A 20 yr old man was arrested for public intoxication on Walsh Ave. He was knocking on resident doors looking for a place to sleep.
  • The back seat of a white 1992 Subaru Justy was set on fire while it was parked at a residence on Pear St. The vehicle was unlocked.
  • Mills Memorial Hospital requested police assistance with the apprehension of a 35 yr old man. He returned on his own a short time later. He had gone for a swim in the river.
  • House fire on Kleanza Dr. A woman and four children made it out of the house uninjured when a man banged on the door and woke them up. Terrace Forensic Identification Unit are assisting with the investigation.
  • Mills Memorial Hospital requested police assistance with an aggressive 28 yr old man.
  • Power lines came down on Cedar River Rd near Kalum Lake and started a bush fire. A man reported it to Ministry of Forests who would not come out until BC Hydro confirmed the power was out in the line. The man called BC Hydro, who informed him that they would not attend till morning. Police spoke with the parties involved. It is not in the mandate of Ministry of Forests to cover a brush fire unless it directly threatens a forest. Ministry of Forests also advised that BC Hydro is responsible for fires set off by hydro lines.
  • The front canopy window of a green 2004 Chevrolet Silverado pickup was smashed out while parked on Munroe St.
  • A 12 yr old girl had a tantrum. Police attended to assist BC Ambulance and the guardians. The girl was dealt with without incident.

 People with information on crime are asked to 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).



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