Terrace RCMP rescue boy who threatens to jump off overpass

Officer gets close enough to help while speaking with the teen.

  • May. 6, 2013 7:00 p.m.

TERRACE RCMP responded to approximately 106 calls for service from May 3, 8 a.m. till May 6, 8 a.m. During the same time period, there were 19 people lodged in Terrace Cells. Twelve of these people were lodged for public intoxication.

Here are some of the calls responded to:

A brown 2000 Ford Explorer parked near Lazelle Ave. and Emerson St. was covered in what appeared to be pop, had popcorn thrown at it, and had the back passenger door scratched. This occurred on May 3 between 12:30 and 5 p.m.

A man carrying a beer ran through a backyard of a residence on Medeek Ave., hopped a fence, went into an unlocked vehicle, and then fled. Police located the 35-year-old shirtless man and arrested him. His behavior was erratic and he appeared under the influence of intoxicating substances. Charge of breach of probation is being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

Police observed a boy sitting on the overpass rail. When asked what he was doing, the boy stated that he was going to jump. Police spoke with the boy and managed to get close enough to envelop him in a bear hug and remove him from the rails. The 14-year-old boy was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital to be assessed.

On May 4 shortly after midnight, two males were seen taking belongings from residences on Birch Ave. and trying to get into parked vehicles. When confronted, they fled. Police recovered a stolen purse and bike and returned these items to their owners. Under investigation.

A man woke up to find an intoxicated woman inside of his residence on Pear St. petting his dog and speaking gibberish. Police found the 31-year-old woman on the corner of Graham Ave./Pear St. sitting on the grass and arrested her for public intoxication.

A group of a dozen people walking down Pheasant St. attempting to get access into unlocked vehicles.

Domestic assault. A 25-year-old woman was arrested for assault. A man suffered an injury. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

Report of a man sexually assaulting a woman behind ET Kenney School on Loen Ave. Police found a man and woman having consensual intercourse. A 19-year-old man was arrested for mischief. Drugs were located on his person. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

A thin blue nylon wallet was stolen from an unlocked blue 2004 Geo Tracker parked on Larch Ave. during the night of May 3/4. Various cards, ID, and a thin yellow gold wedding band were in the wallet.

Police assisted the Terrace Fire Department with a structure fire in the 2900 block of Eby St. The fire was the result of an electrical issue with a heater.

A man lost control of his motor-assisted bicycle while navigating a left turn off of Old Lakelse Lake Dr. onto Thornhill St. The bike was launched into shrubbery and sustained a badly bent front wheel. The 36-year-old man was treated by BC Ambulance for minor injuries. The man had been consuming alcohol.

Theft from an unlocked blue 2007 Dodge truck while parked at a residence on Krumm Ave. during the night of May 3/4. Binoculars, a GPS navigation system, and money was stolen.

A rock was thrown through the passenger window of a white Ford F350 parked at a residence on Park Ave. during the night of May 3/4. A brown canvas bag full of tools was stolen.

Domestic assault. A man attempted to flee via a bedroom window. The 27-year-old man was arrested for assault. He was uncooperative and violent with police. A 22-year-old woman with facial injuries was located inside of the residence. She verbally abused the police, refused to cooperate, and refused medical attention. She was arrested. A 20-year-old woman inside of the residence was uncooperative and arrested for obstruction. A 24-year-old man was found hiding in the residence and arrested. Everyone was highly intoxicated and not cooperative. Charges of assault are being forwarded on the 27-year-old man.

An Arctic Cat 90 ATV was stolen from a residence on First Ave. at Lakelse Lake. Later in the day, it was determined that the ATV was recovered by Kitimat RCMP.

Two sheds on Lakelse Ave. were broken into sometime during the night of May 3 / 4.

Report of a man known to be homeless at a neighbor’s residence and nobody is home. Police located a 48-year-old man passed out on the porch and arrested him for public intoxication.

A black 2009 GMC truck was checked after police observed it parked suspiciously in the courthouse parking lot. Police detected the smell of marihuana. A 24-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were arrested. An amount of marihuana and drug paraphernalia were seized by police. The man was issued a driving suspension and the vehicle he was driving was towed.

Police located a group of youth drinking alcohol in behind Suwilaawks School. The alcohol was dumped. Police also seized a knife that the youth stated they were going to pawn off for money for booze.

Loud party on Kishish St. Police attended and could hear loud music coming from the residence. By looking through windows, police determined that everybody was passed out and nobody was able to be woken.

Alarm at Kiti Kshan Elementary School on Graham Ave. Police determined that entry was gained into the school. A suspect was observed to walk away from the building and join up with three other males. Police detained the group. Two men, both 20-year-old, were arrested for break and enter. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

Break and enter to White Bear Industries on Desjardins Ave. Possible suspect vehicle is a blue single truck with a bad exhaust. The chainlink fence had been cut to gain access to the property.

An iPod was found at Lakelse Ave./Atwood St. and turned into the detachment to be returned to its owner.

A woman reported an assault of another woman. Investigation determined that the report was false. Police attended to the residence of the woman who reported this false accusation. She was sitting on her front lawn drinking alcohol. The 33-year-old woman was arrested for public mischief.

Missing 14-year-old girl. Chronic runaway.

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). If your information leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.