Weekly Report August 6th - 11th, 2021
2021-08-15 06:22 PDT
Tickets issued for drinking in public
On August 6, 2021 at 10:27 pm, Kitimat RCMP received a call regarding a group of three intoxicated men drinking outside a liquor store. Police attended and observed the 3 men still present. Two of the three were issued violation tickets for being intoxicated in a public place and for consume open alcohol in a public place. The third male was standing nearby but not observed to be participating and was not issued a ticket.
Man and mischief
On August 7, 2021 at 10:59 pm, Kitimat RCMP received a report of a disturbance happening in the Nechako area. One of the men was reported to be on top of a vehicle yelling and intoxicated. Police attended and noted 2 men present, however one of them immediately became confrontational with police and was highly intoxicated and volatile. The man was arrested for mischief and transported to Kitimat RCMP cells where he continued his erratic behaviour on the ride back. Emergency Health Services attended cells and the decision was made to transport the male to hospital for further care. Charges for mischief to be forwarded to for crown consideration.
3-day driving prohibition issued
On August 8, 2021 at 11:47 pm, a Kitimat RCMP police officer observed a vehicle driving slowly and initiated a traffic stop as there was no driver’s licence listed on the registration. The officer observed that the driver had glassy eyes and that there was an odor of liquor. The driver said they had their last alcoholic drink an hour prior and the officer read the driver the Approved Screening Device Demand. The driver provided two breath samples which both showed a warn result. The driver was issued a 3-day driving prohibition and vehicle impoundment and left on foot after the paperwork was served.
Magnet thefts thwarted
On August 9, 2021 at 10:54 pm, Kitimat RCMP received a report of 3 people driving in a vehicle and stealing
L’s off other people’s vehicles. Patrols were made and the driver and two passengers were located. The driver was driving contrary to their restrictions and was issued violation tickets. The driver and passengers were warned not to take the
L’s off other vehicles for which they were apologetic.
Harassment concerns resolved
On August 11, 2021 at 2:51 pm, Kitimat RCMP received a harassment complaint from a local business. The business had banned a client approximately a month prior and had since been receiving many harassing calls from the woman and just wanted it to stop. Police located and spoke to the woman who felt the initial banning was a misunderstanding, but confirmed she would not be contacting the business further.
Cst. Jenny MuckleMedia Relations Officer
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