Unlicensed driver hits ditch, passenger offers to drive but fails roadside screening

Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 122 calls for service from July 15th, 8 a.m. till July 18th, 8 a.m.

  • Tue Jul 19th, 2016 10:00am
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Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 122 calls for service from July 15th, 8 a.m. till July 18th, 8 a.m.

During the same time period, 14 people were lodged in Terrace cells – eight of these people were lodged for intoxication.

Here are some of the calls responded to:

A black leather purse was found near the TDCSS building on Eby St.

Sexual interference investigation.

Ongoing issue with a person driving while stoned. Under investigation.

A black Ford F350 was pulled over on Greig Ave. The 39-year-old driver provided a sample of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in a fail. He was issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.

Police observed an intoxicated man on Loen Ave. Checks determined that he was breaching a condition of an undertaking of not to consume alcohol. The 25-year-old man was arrested.

Domestic dispute. A man assaulted a woman. No injuries. The intoxicated woman was arrested when she became belligerent and hostile. Under investigation.

Domestic dispute. A woman was assaulted by a man. She suffered minor injuries. The 27-year-old man was arrested. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

Break and enter to a residence on Apple St. A fish finder, tool box containing tools, boat supplies, and alcohol were stolen. A folding bed cot was left behind.

A man stole two bags of beer cans from a yard on the 5000 block of Graham Ave. and fled on a bike. The homeowner observed him and chased him down, taking the two bags back. The thief returned when the homeowner went back inside and stole the two bags again.

A knife assault investigation. No injuries.

Theft of alcohol from the Days Inn Liquor Store. Under investigation.

A white Ford Freestar van was pulled over on Old Lakelse Lake Dr./Hwy 37. The 47-year-old driver provided samples of breath that resulted in warns. He was issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition.

A red Ford Ranger was pulled over on Paquette Ave. The driver was prohibited from driving and the truck did not have valid insurance. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel. The vehicle was impounded.

A Toyota Corolla struck a moose on Hwy 16 west. Minor damage to the car. The moose ran off.

Man passed out in the grass on Lakelse Ave. Checks determined that the man was in breach of no consume alcohol conditions of a probation order. The 49-year-old man was arrested and charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

A blue Jeep Cherokee was pulled over on Lakelse Ave. The driver provided a sample of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in a warn. He was issued a driving suspension.

Missing 27-year-old man under investigation.

Police assisted BC Ambulance by ramming a door to gain entry into a residence.

A blue Dodge Journey lost control when passing on Hwy 16 near Shames Mountain Road and hit the ditch. The 20-year-old driver did not have a driver’s licence. The 43-year-old passenger insisted that he could drive once the Dodge was pulled from the ditch. The passenger failed a roadside screening device and was advised against driving.

Theft of alcohol from the Skeena Liquor Store. Under investigation.

A person assaulted another person while they were sleeping. Under investigation.

Breach of a curfew condition of an undertaking. The youth was arrested and is held for court. A wallet belonging to another person was found. Under investigation.

Breach of a curfew condition of an undertaking. The youth was located and transported to Mills Memorial Hospital due to the level of intoxication. The youth was arrested later the next day and is held for court.

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