Suspicious man arrested downtown

Police briefs March 4-7

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 228 calls for service during the first week of March. Of those calls, 126 occurred Monday March 4 to Thursday March 7, 2019. Below are some highlights from the weekday calls:

Vehicle damage in driveway

Police are investigating after a Thornhill resident found two vehicles damaged in their driveway. Of the two vehicles, one was scratched and had its tires punctured, the other was spray painted. The damage was suspected as occurring between the hours of 2 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., March 4.

Suspicious man arrested

A man was arrested for possessing break-in implements after police received a report of a suspicious person. Around 10:15 p.m., Terrace RCMP received a report of a man with a flashlight loitering behind a business on the 3200 block of Kalum Street. Police attended and located the man and upon investigation, arrested him. He was released on a Promise to Appear in Court.

Stolen motorbike

A Yamaha dirt bike was stolen from a property on River Drive in Thornhill last week. Police were notified of the theft March 5, 2019, which was reported as occurring overnight. The motorbike is a blue 2004 Yamaha YZ450 with a Monster Energy Sticker. Anyone with information is asked to call police and reference file number 19-1982.

Toilet, chop saw, stolen

Numerous items were stolen from storage on the 4200 block of Sparks Street sometime last week. On Friday March 7, 2019, police received a report of the theft, which included a 4,000 amp generator, chop saw, toilet, fishing rods, mountain bike, and fireworks. No items were located in the area nearby.

Glass-smasher arrested

One person was arrested following multiple reports of a man smashing glass on the 4800 block of Olson Avenue March 6. Around 6 p.m. that day, Terrace RCMP attended the area and located a man bleeding and carrying a stick, matching the description of the suspect received in the report. The man was arrested while police investigated and also found to be breaching release conditions related to alcohol. He was later arrested on a Promise to Appear in Court.

Assault with a bat reported

Police were called to an address in Thornhill early the morning of March 7 for a man who had been assaulted with a baseball bat. Around 3:45 a.m., Terrace RCMP responded to a report in the 3100 block of Clark Street, Thornhill. Officers located the victim and called an ambulance. No description of the suspect was provided and the victim was uncooperative with police.

Domestic disturbances

Four people were arrested in relation to domestic violence offences between Monday, March 4 and Thursday, March 7. Three men and one woman were arrested, while another man is still arrestable.

On March 5, around 1:25 a.m., police stopped a vehicle and discovered a man breaching his no-contact orders. The man was held in police custody for the new offence as well as outstanding warrants, and later released on a Recognizance. Later that day, around 5 p.m., another man was arrested for assault following a report downtown Terrace. He was later released on a Promise to Appear with conditions. The day ended with police looking to arrest one more man in relation to a no-contact order breach and mischief to property file. A woman was arrested for assault on March 6, and later released on a promise to appear in court.

On March 7, a man was found to be breaching his no-contact conditions, arrested, and held in custody for court. The day before, police had also received a report of the same man breaching his conditions, but that report was unsubstantiated.

Sobered up at the detachment

Nine people spent time sobering up at the Terrace detachment during the week. On March 4, police arrested an intoxicated youth near Lakelse Avenue. The youth was released to an adult when sober. On March 5, two women and three men were lodged in cells following afternoon complaints regarding intoxicated people on Lakelse Avenue, and an intoxicated woman who was arrested for assault and mischief after causing problems at a residence on Queensway; she was released when sober without charges. On March 7, three separate files resulted in three men being arrested for being intoxicated in public on the 4600 block of Lakelse Avenue. They were all released when sober.

If you have any information about crime, please 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.

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