Suicidal teens apprehended by police in Terrace, B.C.

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 72 calls for service from February 6th, 8 AM till February 9th, 8 AM.

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 72 calls for service from February 6th, 8 AM till February 9th, 8 AM. During the same time period eight people were lodged in Terrace Cells. Three of these people were lodged for intoxication.

Here are some of the calls responded to:

  • Harassing phone calls over money owed. Under investigation.
  • Suicidal 14 yr old girl. Police located the injured girl on Kalum St/Haugland Ave. She was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and transported to Mills Memorial Hospital.
  • Suicidal 15 yr old boy barricaded in a bedroom. Police attempted to speak with the boy who was holding a knife. The boy did not follow police direction and approached police in a threatening manner while uttering threats and holding a knife. A Conducted Energy Weapon was used. The boy was apprehended and transported to Mills Memorial Hospital. He was then arrested on an outstanding warrant.
  • Assault. A man was upset when he was refused a ride home and assaulted a woman. The 39 yr old man was arrested a few days later. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.
  • Neighbourhood dispute in Thornhill. A Ford truck got stuck partly in front of a driveway and left there overnight. The next day the owner of the driveway shoveled snow. The owner of the truck felt the snow was shoveled in a manner to bury the truck. The owner of the truck proceeded to shovel the snow off the truck back into the driveway. The incident escalated to the men swinging shovels at each other. Police and neighbours deescalated the situation by assisting with freeing the truck by shoveling and pushing.
  • Suicidal 14 yr old girl at the detachment wanting to speak with a member. Police apprehended the girl under the Mental Health Act and transported her to Mills Memorial Hospital. Police were called back to the hospital a few hours later to assist staff.
  • An intoxicated 17 yr old girl assaulted a family member. Police located the girl in a snow bank near the residence and arrested her. She was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital for assessment. She became violent and attempted to assault hospital staff. She was escorted to cells.
  • A woman reported drug information and wanted to meet with members. Police met up with the woman at a location and it was quickly ascertained that the woman was making a false report and was attempting to get a ride to her residence three blocks away. When police denied the request she expressed herself in a popular statement that involved love and travel. She then called police again requesting a different member. This was denied.
  • Missing 14 yr old girl. The girl advised family that she is not returning home unless a ride is provided for her boyfriend, which is denied. Ongoing search.
  • A 39 yr old man was arrested for possession of cocaine for the purpose or trafficking and breach of probation. He is held for court.
  • Break and enter to a residence on Gyiik Rd. A bike was stolen. The house was vandalized by graffiti.
  • A piece of metal on the New Skeena Bridge. Police found a trash bin in the westbound lane near Ferry Island. The hazard was removed and disposed of.
  • Domestic dispute. A man let himself into a residence, assaulted a woman, and uttered threats. Police located the 44 yr old man walking on Hall St and arrested him. He was in breach of a Recognizance condition of no contact with the woman. He is held for court.
  • Suicidal 22 yr old woman. Police apprehended her under the Mental Health Act and transported her to Mills Memorial Hospital for assessment.
  • The snow storm resulted in:
  • 7 calls in regards in snowmobiles on roads and being a noise nuisance
  • two calls of vehicles towing toboggans/skiers
  • one call of kids snowboarding off of a roof
  • four false 911 calls
  • three false alarms
  • three trees on roads
  • three vehicles in ditch or stuck on roads, but many more were observed on route to these calls
  • Four wellbeing checks of overdue travellers with one of these calls having SAR deployed.

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 textingTERRACE plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES). If your information leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.