May 16th, 2014 24 hour news release

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 34 calls for service from May 15th, 8 AM till May 16th, 8 AM.  During the same time period there have been eight people lodged in Terrace Cells.  Four of these people were lodged for intoxication. 

 

Downtown Terrace

  • Theft from the BC Liquor Store on Eby St.  Under investigation.
  • Intoxicated man passed out in Safeway.  Police arrested the 41 yr old man, for the 32nd time since the beginning of April.
  • Skeena Mall security arrested a 21 yr old man for shoplifting.  Police arrested the man.  Under investigation.
  • Intoxicated people refusing to leave McDonald’s.  Police arrested a 41 yr old intoxicated man. 
  • Fraud at a motel.  A person checked in under another person’s name.  Police spoke with the people involved.
  • Intoxicated man on Lazelle Ave.  Police spoke with the man who was sober and just sleeping.  Police gave him some advice on alternate locations to sleep.
  • Man sleeping in an ATM vestibule.  Police spoke with the man and transported him to his residence.
  • Police pulled over a red 1994 Ford Ranger on Lazelle Ave.  The 25 yr old driver provided two samples of breath into a roadside screening device that resulted in fails.  He was issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.
  • Man passed out in a stairwell in behind Lakelse Ave.  The 22 yr old man was relatively sober and was transported to another place to sleep. 
  • Man sleeping in an ATM vestibule.  Police spoke with the 38 yr old man.  He was sober.

 

  • Elsewhere Terrace
  • Theft of a grey backpack and a black mid-sized suitcase with wheels from Ferry Island.  A man was drinking alcohol with some people he had met, he got up to go the bathroom, when he returned the people and his backpacks were gone.
  • Suicidal 29 yr old man.  Police spoke with the man.  Unsubstantiated.
  • Drug trafficking information.
  • Concerns about a daughter’s choice of boyfriend.  Police spoke at length about the matter.
  • Intoxicated man left a residence on Kalum St.  Checks were done of the area. 
  • Threatening messages on Facebook.  Police spoke with the people involved.
  • An off duty RCMP member observed a man failing to comply with the condition of not to be found in the presence of children under the age of 16 of his undertaking.  Police arrested the man at Canadian Tire.  He is held for court.
  • Marihuana smell coming from an apartment on Pear St.  Police conducted checks of the area.
  • Man observed talking to himself and reaching for objects not there on Keith Ave.  Police arrested an intoxicated 47 yr old man.
  • Group of intoxicated people fighting, just entered Pizza Hut.  Police conducted checks including Pizza Hut.
  • Police assisted the Ministry of Children and Families.
  • An intoxicated woman punched an employee of a Copperside when she was denied service due to her level of intoxication.  Minor injuries were suffered.  Police located the 20 yr old woman a short distance away and arrested her.  Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.
  • Noise complaint of a backyard fire and gathering on Lambly Ave.  Police spoke with the group. 
  • False business alarm on Kalum St.

 

  • Thornhill
  • An 18 speed Mountain bike, grey in color with grey stripes, white break cables, and green caps on tires was stolen from the front deck of a residence on Simpson Cr on or about May 4th.  A backpack was taken as well.
  • Rude comments were made.  No criminal offence committed.
  • A man sitting inside of his vehicle on Kofoed Dr.  Police spoke with a 57 yr old man who was suffering from an injury.  BC Ambulance was called to assist and the man was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital.
  • Suicidal 29 yr old man.  BC Ambulance transported the man to Mills Memorial Hospital.
  • Curfew check of a 37 yr old man.
  • Group of youth filling up inflatable rafts and appearing to launch them into the fast flowing and high water of the Skeena River.  Police spoke with 17 yr old boy, and 15 yr old boy, a 24 yr old woman, and a 15 yr old girl and advised them that today was not the day for floating the river. 

 

  • Rural
  • Family member overstayed his welcome and was now refusing to leave.  Police spoke with the man.  He left. 
  • Gun shots were heard in the area of the 100 block of Old Lakelse Lake Dr.  Checks were done of the area.

 

  • Kitsumkalum, Kulspai, Gitaus
  • 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 www.terracecrimestoppers.ca 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.