May 14th, 2014 24 hour news release

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 24 calls for service from May 13th, 8 AM till May 14th, 8 AM.  During the same time period there have been seven people lodged in Terrace Cells, all for intoxication.


Downtown Terrace

  • Two men and a women walking down Emerson St intoxicated and arguing.  Police located the group who were sober.  Police observed a man in the immediate area who was intoxicated and unable to care for himself.  The 43 yr old man was arrested.
  • Aggressive panhandler on Lakelse Ave.  Police arrested an intoxicated 28 yr old man.
  • Intoxicated man passed out in Brolly Square.  Police arrested a 21 yr old man.
  • Safeway staff arrested a shoplifter.  Police arrested the 41 yr old man. He is banned from Safeway.
  • Police observed an intoxicated man passed out in front of the Bear Country Inn on Lakelse Ave.  The 38 yr old man was arrested.
  • Five men drinking alcohol in front of Kentucky Fried Chicken on Lakelse Ave.  They left prior to police attendance.
  • A man with long hair and blood on his face stole a bottle of wine from the Coast Cold Beer and Wine Store.   Police arrived to find the thief standing in front of the store with staff.  Another person had chased him down and told him to return the bottle.  He complied.  Police requested the assistance of BC Ambulance who transported the man to Mills Memorial Hospital for medical attention.  Police then arrested the 33 yr old man for breaching a no consume alcohol condition of his probation.
  • Police observed an intoxicated man sleeping in an ATM vestibule.  He had taken off his pants and shoes.  The 41 yr old man was arrested.
  • A man holding an empty bottle and screaming in a parking lot on Lazelle Ave.  Checks were done of the area.
  • Four men possibly checking for unlocked car doors on Lakelse Ave 4600 block.  Checks were done of the area.
  • Men hollering and disturbing people on Lakelse Ave.  Checks were done of the area.


  • Elsewhere Terrace
  • A man attempted to steal a case of alcohol from the Skeena Liquor Store.  When he was confronted by a store employee he made a threatening gesture then left as a passenger in a truck.   Under investigation.
  • Intoxicated persons near Walmart.  They looked like they were about to fight then realized they were friends and moved on together.  Checks were done of the area.
  • Wellbeing check of a neighbour.  She was fine.
  • A set of keys was lost at the Farmer’s Market on May 10th.  The man called back a short time later that he found them.
  • False residential alarm on Eby St. 
  • 911 hang up.  Police attended the address and spoke with a woman who stated that an unwanted and intoxicated man was inside of her residence but had since left. 
  • Missing 13 yr old girl.
  • Breach of undertaking by failing to report.  The matter was discussed with Probation Services.
  • Missing 16 yr old boy.
  • Police observed an intoxicated boy staggering down Park Ave.  Police arrested the 14 yr old boy and transported him to the care of a sober parent. 


  • Thornhill
  • Landlord/tenant issues.


  • Kitsumkalum
  • Historical harassment, uttering threats, and sexual assault investigation.
  • Five intoxicated men at the boat launch in a grey Dodge Dakota.  Checks were done of the area.
  • A Chevrolet Silverado cut off another truck on the Sande Overpass, causing the other truck to swerve to avoid collision.


  • Gitaus, Kulspai, Rural
  • nothing to report


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 or by texting TERRACE  plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).  If your information leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.