Kitimat RCMP Weekly Report August 24th - August 30th, 2023

Kitimat

2023-08-31 15:26 HAP

Under the Official Languages Act, this office provides services to the public in English only. You will find general information in both official languages at bc.rcmp.ca and www.rcmp.ca

Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

Two vehicle collision:

While on routine patrol, during a power outage on August 24th, 2023, a Kitimat RCMP officer came across a two-vehicle collision at the intersection on Lahakas Blvd and Haisla Blvd. The investigation revealed that both vehicles entered the intersection from different directions, causing a T-bone type of collision. Lucky there was no injuries reported. Charges against the offending driver are being considered. The Kitimat RCMP would like to remind drivers that if you come to an intersection, and the traffic lights are out, you must resort to the 4 way stop rules. (2023-3219)

Breaching conditions:

A Kitimat RCMP officer attended a local residence for a file follow up on August 25th, 2023. While at the residence, the officer located a suspect who had a warrant for their arrest and was breaching current release conditions. As a result, the suspect was arrested and transported to the Kitimat RCMP detachment cells. A new court date was provided for the warrant and also to answer to the new charges. (2023-3232)

Damaged vehicle:

On August 26th, 2023, the Kitimat RCMP received a mischief to a vehicle call at a residence in a Nechako neighborhood. It was reported that an unknown culprit had covered a vehicle in paint. The investigation included canvassing the area for surveillance footage, however a suspect has yet to be identified. (2023-3255)

Driving prohibition:

The manner a vehicle was being operated on Columbia Ave West, on August 27th, 2023, caught the attention of a Kitimat RCMP officer. A traffic stop was conducted and it was found that the driver was to be served a 3-month driving prohibition. The driver was served with the driving prohibition and a violation ticket for the driving infraction that originally caused the traffic stop. (2023-3272)

Mischief x2:

The Kitimat RCMP received two reports of Mischief on Albatross Ave on August 28th, 2023. The first report was of a cargo trailer that had its tires slashed, and an unknown person(s) had broken into the trailer sometime over the weekend. In the same period of time, a backyard gate appeared to have been kicked, causing damage. It is unknown if the two files are related at this time. If you have any information that could assist in these investigations, please contact the Kitimat RCMP at 250-632-7111. (2023-3277, 2023-3281)

Hit and run:

A hit and run collision was reported to the Kitimat RCMP on August 29th, 2023. It was reported that a vehicle had collided with a parked vehicle on the 200 block of City Centre, causing slight damage, then left. A witness was able to provide the information of the offending vehicle. The responding Kitimat RCMP officer located the registered owner of the vehicle and issued a violation ticket for failing to remain at the scene of an accident. (2023-3291)

If you have any information of crimes that have occurred in the Kitimat area, and would like to report it to the police, you can report through Northern BC Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), You will stay anonymous and if your tip leads to an arrest, you may receive a reward of up to $2000.

 

Diffusé par :

Serg. Rob Gardner
S.-off. des opérations
GRC de Kitimat
888, boulevard Lahakas, Kitimat (C.-B.) V8C 2H9
Bureau : 250-632-7111
Télécopieur : 250-632-2326

Courriel : robert.gardner@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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