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The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 181 calls for service from March 24th, 8 AM till March 30th, 8 AM.

  • Wed Mar 30th, 2016 1:00pm
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The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 181 calls for service from March 24th, 8 AM till March 30th, 8 AM. During the same time period 27 people were lodged in Terrace Cells. 15 of these people were lodged for intoxication.

Here are some of the calls responded to:

  • Police observed an intoxicated man stumbling down Apsley St. Checks determined that the man was in breach of Undertaking condition of not to be outside of his residence when under the influence of alcohol. The 53 yr old man was arrested and held for court.
  • Police pulled over a black 2002 Mazda Protégé on Scott. The 33 yr old driver refused to cooperate with police and was arrested. He provided samples of breath that were more then triple the legal limit. He had a class 7 driver’s licence with a restriction of zero alcohol. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel. The vehicle she was driving was impounded.
  • A white Ford F250 was pulled over on Lakelse Ave/Atwood St. The 40 yr old driver provided a sample of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in a warn. He was served a driving suspension.
  • Assault. A man punched another man numerous times in the face causing injury. Under investigation.
  • A brown Ford F150 was pulled over on Old Lakelse Lake Dr/Clark St. The 43 yr old driver provided two samples of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in fails. He was served an Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.
  • A black clutch style purse with a beige zipper containing cash, various cards, ID, and concert tickets was lost.
  • Police apprehended a suicidal middle aged man under the Mental Health Act and transported him to Mills Memorial Hospital for assessment.
  • Police apprehended a middle aged man under the Mental Health Act and transported him to Mills Memorial Hospital for assessment.
  • A red Honda Civic was pulled over on Hwy 16 near Eby St. The 23 yr old driver provided a sample of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in a reading. She had a class 7 driver’s licence with a restriction of zero alcohol. She was served a driving suspension.
  • Suicidal woman on the new bridge. A passing witness pulled the woman off of the rail. Police apprehended the adult woman under the Mental Health Act and transported her to Mills Memorial Hospital.
  • Familial dispute. A youth was arrested. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.
  • Police assisted Mills Memorial Hospital with an aggressive patient.
  • BC Ambulance requested police assistance with a motor vehicle incident. Checks determined that a woman was in breach of an Undertaking condition of no contact. Police arrested the 26 yr old woman. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.
  • A grey 2010 Chevrolet Silverado was pulled over on the West Kalum Forest Service Rd. The 24 yr old driver provided a sample of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in a fail. She was served an Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle she was driving was impounded.
  • Deceased 46 yr old man in Gitaus.
  • A red 2009 Pontiac SUV and a white 2008 Ford F150 collided at Hwy 16 east/Kofoed Dr. The driver of the Pontiac suffered injuries and was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital. Both vehicles were towed.
  • Hit and run to a white Toyota Highlander parked on Loen Dr sometime between 8 AM and noon on March 28th.
  • A grey Mazda 3 was pulled over for going 147 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone on Hwy 37 near Onion Lake. The youth driver had a class 7N driver’s licence. The vehicle she was driving was impounded.
  • Domestic assault. A man choked a woman at the Skeena Mall. Checks determined that the man was also in breach of Probation condition of no contact with the woman. Police arrested the 34 yr old man. He was combative and a taser was used but was ineffective. Additional members assisted with the arrest. He is held for court.
  • A grey 2014 Honda Civic was pulled over on Hwy 37 near Onion Lake for going 177 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone. A resolution was reached then the vehicle was impounded.
  • Theft from an unlocked vehicle parked near the theatre shortly after noon on March 29th. A witness guided police to the thief walking away. The thief was arrested. Nothing of value was found. He was arrested again the next day for car shopping again in the same area. Nothing was found.
  • Drugs in transport were seized. Under investigation.
  • Assault investigation. Government employees were assaulted.
  • Police observed a white Dodge Dakota pass in an unsafe manner on Hwy 37. The vehicle was then observed to pass another vehicle in an unsafe manner and narrowly miss a collision with another vehicle. Speeds observed were 145 km/hr. The vehicle was pulled over and impounded.
  • A purple and black duffel bag containing clothes, various personal items, and an IPad mini was left behind at the KFC on March 27th ish.
  • A gold 2006 Toyota Corolla lost control on Hwy 37 on a curve and collided with a hydro pole. No injuries. The vehicle was towed.
  • A woman jogging at Halliwell Ave/Sparks St as bit by a small to medium sized dog with a long coat. The injury was minor.
  • Domestic dispute. An intoxicated man was arrested for uttering threats. He was belligerent and verbally aggressive with police. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.
  • An intoxicated man stumbling down Hwy 16 in Thornhill. Checks determined that the man was breaching condition of Undertaking of not to be outside of his residence when under the influence of alcohol. The 53 yr old man was arrested. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

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 $2000.