Truck swerving to avoid collision shears off power pole

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 95 calls for service from July 22nd, 8 a.m. till July 25th, 8 a.m.

  • Jul. 26, 2016 2:00 p.m.

A vehicle wiped out this power pole along Hwy 16 while swerving to avoid a collision July 23.

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 95 calls for service from July 22nd, 8 a.m. till July 25th, 8 a.m.

During the same time period, 17 people were lodged in Terrace cells,– 10 of these people were lodged for intoxication.

Here are some of the calls responded to:

Fishing gear was stolen from the back of a Toyota truck parked at the Tim Horton’s on Keith Ave. on July 22nd around 10:30 a.m. An Ambassador left hand handed reel and a black snowmobile bag with KLIM in yellow lettering containing various fishing gear was stolen.

Two watches and an Acer laptop were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked on the 4700 block of Wash Ave.

Three vehicle collision on Keith Ave. A Toyota Rav 4 was stopped and waiting to make a left hand turn when it was rear ended by a grey Dodge Calibre which had been rear ended by a grey Ford Ranger. No injuries. Minor damage to all three vehicles.

Assault. A person took offence when a man ate his pork chop. When the person made comment, the man assaulted him. Checks determined that the pork chop eater had a warrant for his arrest. The 50-year-old man was arrested.

Shoplifter at Walmart. Police arrested the 58-year-old man. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

A youth out past a curfew. Police located and arrested the youth who is held for court.

A black 1994 Ford F250 swerved to avoid a red Dodge truck that had pulled out of the Wholesale parking lot into his lane and cutting him off. The Ford ended up hitting a hydro pole, shearing it off. No injuries. The truck was towed.

The rear window of a brown 1998 Toyota Avalanche was smashed out while parked on the 4500 block of Little Ave.

Unsecured door of a bank. Police spoke with an employee.

Two young men stole a bottle of alcohol from the Terrace Inn Liquor Store on Kalum S.t on July 23rd at 8 p.m.

A blue 2013 Dodge truck collided with parked Subaru Outback, coming to rest on top of it, on Queensway Dr. The driver of the truck provided samples of breath that were more than double the legal limit. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

Assault investigation.

Three young men stole beer from the Skeena Liquor store on Greig Ave. on July 24th at 10:30 p.m.

Missing youth.

Attempt break and enter at the Terrace Inn Liquor Store on July 24th at 12:30 a.m. A window was smashed but entry was not gained. Six young people were involved. Under investigation.

Familial dispute. A person chased another person with a knife. A youth was arrested.

Alarm from a business on Lakelse Ave. The door was smashed. Police observed a group running away and managed to catch two males, a youth and an adult. Cash was seized. Under investigation.

A blue Honda Civic crashed at Kalum Lake Rd./Freeman Rd. The vehicle was towed. One person suffered minor injuries. Alcohol was involved.

A men’s Schwinn touring bike was found in the parking lot of Home Hardware.

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 or by texting keyword TERRACE followed by your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

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