Suicidal teen goes to Terrace RCMP detachment for help

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 23 calls for service from February 4th, 8 a.m. till February 5th, 8 a.m.

  • Thu Feb 5th, 2015 6:00pm
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Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 23 calls for service from February 4th, 8 a.m. till February 5th, 8 a.m.

During the same time period, three people were lodged in Terrace cells, all for intoxication.

Downtown Terrace

Stolen vehicle on Greig Ave. Police spoke with a man who was able to determine that his vehicle was not stolen, it was towed the night before.

A group of intoxicated people acting in a suspicious manner at a business on Lakelse Ave. Police located the group a short distance from the store and spoke with them.

Elsewhere Terrace

A 25-year-old woman was upset and punched a hole in the wall when she was denied money and a plane ticket from her parents. Police spoke with the people involved. A resolution was reached.

An orange Supercycle Ascent 26 inch full suspension mountain bike was lost sometime between November 10 and 12th.

Two calls of suicidal thoughts on Facebook. Police apprehended a 31-year-old man under the Mental Health Act and transported him to Mills Memorial Hospital.

Fraud. The Rental scam. Hundreds of dollars were sent via Western Union to a man in Texas as part of an arrangement for an apartment rental in Richmond. The man in Texas can no longer be contacted.

Well-being check on a woman. It was determined that she was fine prior to police involvement.

Intoxicated man causing problems at a residence on Kalum St. Police spoke with the man. He was not cooperative. The 35-year-old man was arrested. He kicked a chair at the police and uttered threats. A 32-year-old woman was also arrested.

A warrant was issued for a 15-year-old boy and an 18-year-old woman for failing to attend court.

Assist Ministry of Children and Families with three investigations.

A woman’s five-year-old child was picked up by the handle of his lifejacket at the pool. Investigation determined that the child was running and was stopped for safety reasons then escorted to the care of his parents. No offence observed. The woman made negative comments and threatened to put the comments on the internet. Police advised the woman that a criminal offence did not occur and all children’s safety was a priority.

Police observed an intoxicated man propped up against a post in the George Little Park. Police arrested a 42-year-old man.

Suicidal 14-year-old girl came to the detachment to get help. Police spoke with the girl. She was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and transported her to Mills Memorial hospital.

Thornhill

A business owner threatened a woman about comments she posted on Facebook of a negative nature. Police spoke to the people involved.

Well-being check. Entry was made into a residence on Old Lakelse Lake Dr. The 60-year-old man was deceased.

A black GMC Sierra truck was taken for a test drive out of Smithers and not returned. The truck was sighted in Terrace. Under investigation.

Drug information received.

A woman did not pay her taxi fare and fled down Queensway Dr. The woman and a few others yelled at the driver and banged on the hood of the taxi. Police arrested the intoxicated 19-year-old woman a short distance away.

Rural

A Dodge Neon lost control on Hwy 16 approximately 4 km east of Terrace and hit the ditch. Minimal damage and no injuries.

A commercial vehicle being driven in an erratic manner on Hwy 37 near Onion Lake. Further information was not obtained.

A man hunched over a steering wheel of a newer model grey Ford truck parked in the bush on a logging road near the Zymacord River.

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 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.