Kitimat RCMP weekly report April 11th - April 17th, 2024


2024-04-18 14:58 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 and

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 et

Unlicensed prohibited driver:

The Kitimat RCMP received a report of a driver that was operating a vehicle in a manner that made the complainant believe the driver was possibly intoxicated on April 11th. A description of the vehicle was provided and the investigating officer was able to find the vehicle and conduct a traffic stop. A breath sample was provided and it was found the driver had consumed alcohol before driving, however, it was below the limit to be considered impaired driving. As the officer confirmed the drivers license information, it was found the driver’s drivers license was invalid and they were to be served documents for being an Unlicensed Prohibited driver. The documents were served and the vehicle was impounded for 7 days. (2024-1216)

Intoxicated in public:

At approximately 11:15 pm on March 12th, 2024, the Kitimat RCMP was called to a disturbance at a business located on the 800 block of Tsimshian Ave. Upon arrival, the original suspect had left the area. After dealing with that matter, a male caught the attention of the attending officers. The male was displaying signs of intoxication and was arrested for causing a disturbance by being drunk in public. He was lodged into the Kitimat RCMP cells and released the following morning without charge. (2024-1230)

Prohibited driver:

While on routine patrol during the afternoon of April 13th, a Kitimat RCMP officer conducted a traffic stop and found the driver was prohibited from driving. The driver was arrested and released on an appearance notice to attend court on a future date to answer to the charge of driving while prohibited. The vehicle was impounded for 7 days. (2024-1239)

2 Vehicle collision:

On April 14th, at approximately 4:50 pm, the Kitimat RCMP was dispatched to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Nalibila Blvd and Haisla Blvd. The investigating officer found that one vehicle was waiting in the intersection to make a turn. A second vehicle failed to stop and collided with the first vehicle. Luckily there was no major injuries. One person was taken to a local hospital to be checked out. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. (2024-1258)

Speeding leads to multiple charges:

While conducting routine patrols along Haisla Blvd on April 15th, a Kitimat RCMP officer found a vehicle that was driving above the posted speed limit. The vehicle was stopped for the driving infraction. While conducting checks, it was found that the vehicles insurance had expired and the driver was prohibited from driving. As a result, the driver was arrested and released on an appearance notice for a future court date. The driver also received a violation ticket for speeding and driving without insurance. Due to the prohibited driving, the vehicle was impounded for 7 days. (2024-1281)

Arrest warrant executed:

On April 16th, the Kitimat RCMP was assisting another detachment by following up on a file. While conducting the follow up, a male was located who was found to have a warrant for his arrest and was breaching court ordered conditions. The male was taken into custody, lodged into the Kitimat RCMP cells and held for a bail hearing. The male was remanded in custody for a future court date for the warrant and to answer to new charges of breaching bail conditions. (2024-1300)

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

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