Kitimat RCMP Weekly Report: July 16 – July 22 2021
2021-07-23 13:41 PDT
On Thursday, July 16, 2021 at 1:50 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a road rage incident at Lahakas Blvd and Hailsa Blvd. The complainant reported that another driver got out of his vehicle and yelled at her and slammed his hands on the hood of her vehicle. The complainant had admitted to honking at the other vehicle after it cut her off. The driver of the suspect vehicle was located and admitted that his actions were impulsive and that he did not mean to make anyone feel unsafe. The driver was issued a verbal warning and the complainant was updated.
On Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 10:50 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint regarding people playing loud music in the parking lot of Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter club. An officer attended and located the persons. The officer called a taxi and the group departed in two taxis.
On Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 10:10 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint near the Kitimat River Bridge. The complainant stated someone was having a camp fire. An officer attended and observed a gas fuelled fire contained in a metal receptacle roughly half a meter in diameter. The officer determined that the fire did not meet the definition of a campfire under the Wildfire Act.
On Monday, July 19, 2021 at 3:20 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a driving complaint. The complainant stated an erratic driver was travelling on Kitimat Village Rd towards Kitimat. The complainant was unable to obtain a licence plate number and patrols were negative.
On Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 6:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP assisted the Kitimat Fire Department at a residence on Deville St. Upon arrival an officer noticed a large volume of smoke coming from the rear of the residence. All occupants managed to exit the house. The Kitimat Fire Department was on scene and the fire was not suspicion.
On Wednesday, July 21, 2021 the Kitimat RCMP responded to a fraud. The victim, an elderly resident of Kitimat, was contacted via phone by a fraudster and was advised that her son had been in an accident and that $7500 was required for his bail. The victim sent money to an address in Quebec. The Kitimat RCMP were then contacted and the victim was able to cancel the package. The file remains under investigation.
On Thursday, July 22nd 2021 at 8:45 am, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a mischief to property complaint from Coast Mountains School District regarding graffiti at Mount Elizabeth School. The offence is believed to have occurred overnight. The Kitimat RCMP are reviewing surveillance video and the file remains under investigation. Witnesses or anyone with information on this offence is asked to call the Kitimat RCMP at (250) 632-7111 or Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477.
Cpl. Madonna SaundersonDistrict Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
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