November 18th marks two years since Cameron KERR killed in hit and run

File # WPRTS 2018-11029

On November 18, 2018, 30 year-old Cameron KERR was walking home along Highway 16 west of Terrace when he was struck and killed by a hit and run driver. Since that time, investigators have received a significant number of tips from the public and have gathered valuable evidence.

WITNESSES

Investigators believe that there are a number of witnesses in this matter that have information which, if provided to police, will assist the investigation. It should be noted that some witnesses and persons of interest previously identified in this matter are not from Terrace or the Northern BC area and, in fact, reside in the Lower Mainland of BC.

KERR FAMILY

This tragic incident continues to affect the community of Terrace and the KERR family. The RCMP are committed to solving this case and will utilize all legal means necessary to bring those responsible for this crime to justice for the sake of our community and the KERR family.

A NOTE TO THOSE RESPONSIBLE

To those responsible and to those who have knowledge of this tragic event – and you know who you are – we encourage you to come forward with your information and take responsibility for your actions” says Sgt. Shawn McLAUGHLIN of West Pacific Region Traffic Services. “Cameron Kerr deserves as much. Ask yourself if you would want justice done if it was your friend or family member killed in similar circumstances.”Anyone with information regarding this fatal hit and run collision can call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or West Pacific Region Traffic Services at 250-638-7400.

TERRACE VISITOR CENTRE BREAK & ENTER

On November 10th at about 3:30am the Visitor Centre was broken into. About 40 pieces of a local artisan’s silver with gemstone necklaces were taken.

If you have any information about this crime, please contact the Terrace RCMP at 250 638 7400 or Crimestoppers.

VIDEOS OF JEWELRY

https://www.facebook.com/liz.smaha/videos/10157388867582120/

https://www.facebook.com/liz.smaha/videos/10157388868237120/

Mischief to various property / Terrace

On Sunday November 1, 2020 the Terrace RCMP received information regarding graffiti tagged on multiple pieces of property. In multiple locations and surfaces (street signs, fences, personal property, license plates) spray paint graffiti (mostly black and orange) was used to deface and damage property. The spray paint included various small phrases and insults as well as hate-symbols.

Police are currently investigating this act of mischief, and are following up on information as it arises. Staff Sergeant Michael Robinson expressed: It’s very important that we all work together and speak up if we’ve seen something. Things like home surveillance video cameras are especially helpful and highly recommended for situations exactly like this.

Should you or anyone have witnessed or have information regarding this incident, you are asked to contact the Terrace RCMP at (250) 638-7400 or Crimestoppers.

WANTED PERSONS effective 30 Oct 2020

WARRANT – Bruce POLSON – 2x Endorsed Warrants The Terrace RCMP are requesting assistance in locating a wanted person. Wanted on Terrace file: 2019-6142 and 2019-13203, Bruce POLSON has failed to attend court and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. He is described as a stocky Caucasian male with light brown hair. Should you have information regarding this person, please do not approach or interact and call the Terrace RCMP with your information.

WARRANT – Kenyon TAIT – 1x Endorsed Warrants The Terrace RCMP are requesting assistance in locating a wanted person. Wanted on Terrace file: 2019-13723, Kenyon TAIT has failed to attend court and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. He is described as a heavy built Indigenous male with brown hair. Should you have information regarding this person, please do not approach or interact and call the Terrace RCMP with your information.

WARRANT – Paige PETUH-BOWMAN – 1x Endorsed Warrants The Terrace RCMP are requesting assistance in locating a wanted person. Wanted on Terrace file: 2020-7119, Paige PETUH-BOWMAN has failed to attend court and a warrant has been issued for her arrest. She is described as a Caucasian female with long brown hair. Should you have information regarding this person, please do not approach or interact and call the Terrace RCMP with your information.

DRIVING COMPLAINT LEADS TO EXPLOSION – witnesses sought

“Police are currently investigating the cause of collision as part of an investigation and should you or anyone have witnessed or have information regarding this incident, you are asked to contact us as we proceed with the investigation.”


File # 2020-10425


On Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 5:00 am, the Terrace RCMP received a driving complaint on the 4600 block of Queensway Drive, Thornhill, B.C.
While on route, Members were advised that the driver of the vehicle had collided with a propane line at a nearby lot. Members approached the vehicle which quickly and suddenly erupted into flames.


Emergency Health Services and Fire Services were called along with Pacific Natural Gas to assist. Members approached and extracted the driver, pulling the driver to safety. The driver was on fire and members quickly assisted extinguishing the flames. No other occupants were inside the vehicle at the time.


Police assisted as Emergency Health Services and the Fire Department arrived and the driver was taken to hospital to be treated for injuries.
If you wish to report a crime, or have information regarding an on-going investigation please contact the Terrace RCMP at (250) 638-7400 or Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477.