Unlocked vehicles are target for thieves in Terrace

HERE ARE the events requiring the presence of Terrace RCMP officers for the 24-hour period ending 8 am Aug. 23, 2012.

  • Aug. 24, 2012 4:00 p.m.

HERE ARE the events requiring the presence of Terrace RCMP officers for the 24-hour period ending 8 am Aug. 23, 2012.

Downtown Terrace

– attempt theft of a bottle of Listerine at Safeway. Checks were done of the area for the 50 yr old suspect.

– false cellular 911 call

– a wallet was stolen from a person’s back pocket while he was at the thrift store on Lazelle Ave. The wallet contained various cards, ID, and money.

– intoxicated man passed out on Lakelse Ave by the Lakelse Dental. Checks were done of area.

– police on patrol observed two intoxicated people on Kalum St near Sears. A 19 yr old woman and a 36 yr old man were arrested for public intoxication. An amount of marihuana was seized from the man.

– group of youth burning cups and making a mess on Lakelse Ave. Police spoke with 3 boys ages 15, 16, and 19 yrs of age and two girls ages 16 and 18 yrs of age. They cleaned up their mess.

– two boys shoplifted from Safeway. They were not cooperative with Safeway staff in providing their personal details.

Elsewhere Terrace

– suicidal 27 yr old man. Police spoke with the man. Unsubstantiated.

– a red CCM “AXE ONE” mountain bike was found by the Alliance Church and turned into the detachment.

– sexual assault investigation. Persons involved were under the age of consent of 16 yrs, but the age difference was less than two years and therefore not a criminal matter.

– theft from an unlocked grey 2004 GMC Sierra parked on Straume Ave. A Garmin hand held Dakota 10 GPS, a Motorola hand held mike with a 12 volt plug in, tools, and change were stolen.

– sexual assault and assault by Cassie Hall School. Under investigation.

– motorcycle driving at a high rate of speed on Scott Ave. Checks were done of area.

– cars speeding and spitting up rocks on Scott Ave. Ongoing issue.

– uttering threats investigation. An ex husband threatened to punch his ex wife in the head. Police spoke with the people involved.

– Mills Memorial Hospital requested police assistance with the apprehension of an overdue patient. He returned on his own accord an hour later.

– intoxicated man passed out on Haugland Ave. Police arrested a 50 yr old man for breaching a no contact order. Charge of breach is being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

– a red 2001 Ford Mustang was pulled over for doing 96 km/hr in a 50 km/hr zone. The 18 yr old driver was issued violation ticket. The vehicle she was driving was impounded for 7 days.

– intoxicated woman staggering down Hwy 16 west. Checks were done of area.

– landlord / tenant issues on Little Ave. Landlord want police to evict friends of his tenant. Police did not get involved. It was a civil matter.

– false business alarm on Kalum St.

– disturbance with a group of people in George Little Park. Two men both 23 yrs of age were arrested for public intoxication.

– Loss Prevention Officer of Walmart arrested a 39 yr old man for shoplifting

– theft from an unlocked vehicle at Walmart. Two fishing rods, a black leather jacket, Olympus Infinity camera, and a signed lottery ticket were stolen.

– uttering threats via Facebook.

– a man could be heard banging, yelling, swearing at an apartment on Sparks St

– 17 yr old girl threatened her caregivers after she missed her curfew


– loud music coming from a neighbor’s on Kofoed Dr. Police attended and shut off a car radio that was left on.

– impaired driver was observed leaving the Northern Motor Inn in a white Dodge pickup truck. The driver failed a roadside breath test. The driver was issued an immediate roadside suspension and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.


– threatening messages being left by a disgruntled former employee


– a woman drinking alcohol on the bus and getting off at Gitaus.

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).


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