TERRACE RCMP are investigating after a man was assaulted with a weapon downtown

File # 2019-11697: Terrace RCMP are asking witnesses to come forward after an assault on Park Avenue sent one man to the hospital Thursday night.

Around 8:20 p.m. Oct. 24 2019, police were called to the 4600 block of Park Avenue for a report of a man bleeding from his head. Upon arrival, police located a man who said he had been assaulted with a knife by multiple people. The man was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police located and arrested three people as part of an ongoing investigation. The assault is believed to have occurred on the 4500 block of Park Avenue.If you have information about this crime please contact the Terrace RCMP at (250) 638-7400 and reference file 2019-11697, or report anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca.

11th Annual Guns & Hoses

TERRACE TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE for the 11th annual Guns ‘n Hoses Charity Hockey Game on 15 Nov 2019. Tickets are available at Terrace Canadian Tire, Terrace Fire Hall and Terrace RCMP Detachment. Doors open at 5 pm with the puck drop at 6 pm. Tickets are $5 each (kids 3 and under are FREE).⠀

Canadian Tire Jumpstart gives kids between the ages of 4 and 18 a sporting chance. No kid should be left on the sidelines but in Canada 1 in 3 families cannot afford to enroll their kids in organized sports. That’s almost 750,000 kids every year who want to play, but just can’t. Jumpstart aims to change that. Money raised within each Chapter stays within the community. Sign them up. Suit them up. And get them in the game!

Terrace RCMP & Terrace Fire Fighters face off in anticipation of the Charity Hockey Game

CAPTURED: Canada Wide Warrant – Vancouver police searching for violent offender who failed to return to halfway house.

22 Oct 2019: A violent offender who failed to return to his Vancouver halfway house last week is now wanted Canada-wide.

James Larry MOYAH, 45, with a history of violence and substance abuse, is a two-time federal offender currently on statutory release for aggravated assault, according to a Vancouver police press release. He’s wanted for breaching the terms of his release.


  • Indigenous male
  • brown eyes
  • long black hair (often tied back in ponytail)
  • 5’10”
  • 160 lbs
  • tattoos on arms and back

MOYAH was last seen ~4pm 18 Oct 2019 wearing black pants, a black jacket with a white hood and black shoes.

***UPDATE 25 Oct 2019: The Vancouver Police Department announced that a witness called 911 around noon on 24 Oct 2019 after seeing a picture of James Larry MOYAH who was wanted Canada-wide. Vancouver police arrested MOYAH in the Downtown Eastside on the same day and he has been taken back into custody.


File # 2019-11532A Terrace man is facing multiple charges following a Sunday crime spree which included a stolen vehicle, breaking and entering, dangerous driving, resisting arrest and more.

Terrace RCMP were contacted around 2 p.m., Oct. 20, after a man walked into a residence on Highland Drive, said he was looking for clothes, then stole a truck from the driveway. Shortly after, police received reports of a truck, matching the stolen vehicle’s description, pulling into a driveway on the 4000 block of Thomas Street and smashing a trailer, then driving erratically down Lanfear Hill.

Police located the vehicle shortly after on the 4900 block of Davis Avenue, crashed and vacant.

On the 3300 block of Thomas Street, a suspicious man was reported in a backyard. Other similar reports were received nearby.

Officers, including the Police Dog Services Unit, attended the area. A man matching the suspect’s description was located near Canadian Tire. He fled from police and a foot pursuit ensued, ending with the man’s capture in front of the store.

Neil Lenard STRAIN, 48, of Terrace BC faces one count each of break and enter, dangerous driving, theft of motor vehicle, resist arrest, and mischief related to Sunday’s events. He also faces charges of resist arrest and loitering at night near a dwelling house from file 19-11513 on Oct. 19, 2019.

Another vehicle was reported stolen just before 1 p.m. on Sunday Oct. 20, from the 4900 block of Labelle Avenue. It was later located on the 4900 block of McConnell Avenue around 6:30 p.m. Police are still investigating.

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.

TERRACE RCMP responded to approximately 237 calls for service during the week of October 7-13 2019.

Of those calls, approximately 91 were received over the weekend, Friday Oct. 11 to midnight Oct. 13.
Below are some highlights from the weekend’s calls.

Man arrested on outstanding warrant
   Terrace RCMP executed a warrant on a wanted man after observing a vehicle in front of the 2800 block of Kalum Street, Oct. 12.
    The vehicle had its doors open and two men standing outside. Police recognized a man and arrested him. The man slammed the vehicle car door closed, but surrendered as more officers arrived.
    Randy Douglas McPhadyen, 33, of Thornhill BC was arrested on an endorsed warrant related to using a forge document, Terrace file 19-3098. He was released with a court date.

Three theft files reported from vehicles
   Police were met with multiple theft from vehicle files Sunday morning.
   Around 08:35 a.m. on Sunday Oct. 13, police were called to the 4000 block of Munroe Street in Terrace for a report of a shed, car, and trailer broken into overnight. The car and trailer had been left unlocked. A flashlight was the only thing noted to be stolen.
   Shortly after, around 8:48 a.m., police received a report of stolen items from a vehicle on the 4700 block of Olson Avenue. A door to the vehicle was found to be unlocked.
   At approximately 10:17 a.m., another report came in from the 4800 block of Twedle Avenue. An unlocked truck had several items stolen including gloves and a multi-tool.

Sobering up in cells
   Approximately 11 people sobered up with police between Friday and Sunday Oct. 13.
On Friday Oct. 11, two men were lodged in cells to sober up safely after being located intoxicated on the 4600 and 4700 block of Lakelse Avenue.
   On Saturday Oct. 12, four people sobered up with police; two men and two women. They were arrested on the 4600 and 4700 block of Lakelse Avenue, at Lakelse Avenue and Atwood Street, and the 3200 block of Kalum Street.
   On Sunday Oct. 13, five more people were lodged; one woman, four men. They were located on the 5200 block of Heppel Avenue, 4700 block of Lakelse Avenue, the 2500 block of Pear Street, 4700 block of Lazelle Avenue, and the 5500 block of Gitselasu Street.

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.