Kitimat RCMP Weekly Report August 27-September 2, 2021

Kitimat

2021-09-05 13:20 PDT

On August 27th 2021 at 6:09 pm, the Kitimat RCMP were requested to conduct a wellness check at a residence. The complainant was calling from out of town and could not get hold of a family member and was concerned for their well being. An officer attended the residence and spoke to the subject of the wellness check who was in good spirits. The male stated that he did not have any minutes on his cell phone.

On August 28th 2021 at 12:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of an employee at a local business that was not wearing a face covering. An officer with the Kitimat RCMP attended the business and observed all employees wearing face coverings. The officer provided a caution to the employees.

On August 29th 2021 at 1:20 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of an intoxicated person in the area of Nalabila Blvd and Fulmar St. The complainant reported concern as there had been some recent bear sightings in the area. Officers made extensive patrols of the area but could not locate the subject. The complainant was updated.

On August 30th 2021 at 1:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of two bears on Omenica St. The complainant reported that one bear was a large black bear with a cub. The Kitimat RCMP attended and located the 2 bears and an additional cub walking into the soccer fields on Quatsino Blvd.

On August 31st 2021 the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a possible fraud. The complainant reported that she has been contacted after posting on Kijiji that she wanted to purchase a puppy. The complainant stated that she has been contacted by someone who claimed to have a puppy for sale. The complainant sent an e transfer for the purchase of the puppy and then the seller demanded more money. This file remains under investigation.

On September 1st 2021 at 7:43 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of an erratic driver on Kitamaat Village Rd. The complainant stated that the vehicle was swerving and driving at erratic speeds. An officer located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop and the male driver did not display any signs of impairment. The driver was read a mandatory breath demand and blew 0 mg%. The complainant was updated.

On September 2nd 2021 at 4:45 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a vehicle traveling very slow on Highway 37 towards Kitimat from Onion Lake. An officer located the vehicle being driven very slowly with 20 vehicles behind it. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was spoken to. A witness statement was obtained. The file remains under investigation and further police action is pending.

Completed by
S/Sgt. Graham Morgan
Kitimat RCMP

Released by

Cst. Jenny Muckle

Media Relations Officer
Kitimat RCMP
Cell: 778-818-0612

Email: jenny.muckle@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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