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The Terrace RCMP have responded to approximately 70 calls for service from December 7, 8 AM till December 10, 8 AM. During the same time period there were fourteen people lodged in Terrace Cells. Eight of these people were lodged for public intoxication.
Here are some of the calls responded to:
- Youth drinking at the Kitikishan School playground. Police arrested a 19 yr old man for public intoxication. During the arrest a disturbance was heard at the back of the playground. Police located a 14 yr old intoxicated girl out of control. She was arrested for public intoxication and released to a parent.
- Police observed a boy walking on the Sande Overpass that is known to be on a curfew. The 14 yr old was arrested for breach and returned home to his parent. Police discussed the curfew conditions with the boy and parent.
- A man passed out in a ditch next to the Northern Motor Inn being covered by snowfall. The 42 yr old man was arrested for public intoxication.
- A man known to police to be on no consume alcohol conditions was observed walking in close proximity to the Spirit Night Club. Police spoke with the man and determined that he had been drinking. He was arrested for breach. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.
- A man passed out face down in the snow in George Little Park. Police arrested the 17 yr old boy for public intoxication. The boy struck himself in the face and then began to verbally accuse police of punching him. Police were able to arrest the boy without further incident.
- A white Ford pickup truck was checked at a roadblock on Hwy 113 north of Rosswood. An amount of drugs was seized from the driver.
- A black 2012 Dodge truck was observed on Hwy 16 at Ferry Island attempt to avoid a roadblock. The 53 yr old driver blew a warn on a roadside screening device. He was served an Immediate Roadside Suspension.
- An 18 yr old boy no longer welcome at the Bear Country Inn due to drug use. Police attempted to find alternate lodgings for the boy by liaising with the Ministry of Children and Families and the local shelters but was unsuccessful. Police mediated with The Bear Country Inn and they agreed to help the boy by storing his belongings.
- Police observed a blue 1987 GMC pickup truck traveling in an erratic manner on Hwy 16 on the Sande Overpass so pulled it over. The 53 yr old driver refused to provide a breath sample on a roadside screening device. He was issued an Immediate Roadside Suspension and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.
- Police observed a girl outside of the Spirit Nightclub known to be under age. While police were talking with the girl and man pushed the girl out of the way and aggressively approached police and stated that he needed to talk to police. Police advised the man to wait his turn. The man continued to be belligerent. Police arrested the 28 yr old man for obstruction.
- Man locked out of his room at the Bear Country Inn. Police found the man waiting in the lobby without shoes or socks. He had left his room after a verbal dispute with a woman and now could not get back in to get his belongings. Police retrieved necessary effects and transported him to other lodgings for the night.
- BC Ambulance requested RCMP assistance with a suicidal 39 yr old woman with a knife. A second 911 call was received involving the safety of children linked to this matter. Police ensured the children were safe. Police then attended the residence of the 39 yr old woman. She was in the kitchen with a knife. Police spoke with the woman who eventually agreed to accompany BC Ambulance to Mills Memorial Hospital.
- A woman was concerned about the well being of her children. She had left them in the care of her ex because she wanted to go out drinking. The ex was not answering the phone when she called. When police questioned why she left her children in the care of a person she believed they would not be safe with to go out drinking she became belligerent and refused to cooperate with police. Police have requested the assistance of the Ministry of Children and Families.
- Possible impaired in a blue 2005 Toyota Corolla. Police located the vehicle and pulled it over at Kenworth St near Queensway. The 21 yr old driver failed a roadside screening device. He was served an Immediate Roadside Suspension and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.
- Police apprehended a 30 yr old man under the Mental Heath Act on request by Mills Memorial Hospital.
- An intoxicated man yelling and swearing at staff members of McDonald’s at Walmart. Police arrested a 54 yr old man for public intoxication.
- Fight in front of Tim Horton’s on Lakelse Ave. Police observed a man bleeding from the nose and heavily intoxicated. Police were told by witnesses that this man was picking fights. The 30 yr old man was arrested for public intoxication and transported to Mills Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries. He threatened to spit on a nurse and fight with staff. Throughout the encounter police had to physically control the man to prevent him from hurting people.
- Suspicious occurrence. Three woman and a man asked to play the violin in a local business to make some money from customers. The business owner agreed. They were so bad and made so much racket that they were asked to leave.
- Aggressive dogs on Pine Ave. Two pitbulls and a rottweiler are constantly loose and aggressive. Police gave advice on the matter.
- A blue 2003 Volkswagen Golf was pulled over on Laurel Ave for a motor vehicle infraction. The driver provided a breath sample that was a warn. The driver was on conditions to not consume alcohol. Police arrested the 42 yr old man for breaching. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel. He was also served an Immediate Roadside Suspension.
- A silver Pontiac ran a red light at Lakelse Ave/Atwood St. Police pulled the vehicle over. The 79 yr old driver did not have a driver’s licence and was suffering from dementia. Police were able to contact a family member to attend and take care of the man.
- 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).