Kitimat RCMP weekly report September 3 - 9th, 2021

Kitimat

2021-09-12 08:30 PDT

On September 3rd, 2021 at 8:50 pm, an officer with the Kitimat RCMP conducted a vehicle stop of a vehicle on Lahakas Blvd. The officer read a mandatory breath demand to the driver. The driver blew a warn. The driver subsequently blew another warn. The driver was issued an immediate 3-day driving prohibition. The driver’s vehicle was impounded for 3 days.

On September 4th, 2021 5:55 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of an erratic driver on Highway 37. The vehicle was located by the officer near the Kitimat Air Park. The officer spoke to the driver and did not observe any signs of impairment and the driver complained that the vehicle behind his vehicle had been tailgating. The officer later attended to speak to the complainant in person and was provided a photo of the vehicle crossing the double solid line. The incident remains under investigation.

On September 5th, 2021 at 3:45 pm, an off duty Kitimat RCMP officer observed a male slumped over while seated at a bus stop. Upon attendance by an officer the male was identified and able to stand up on his own. The male stated his ride had not shown up. The male was able to walk home and care for himself.

On September 6th, 2021 at 3:30 pm, an officer with the Kitimat RCMP conducted checks of individuals fishing on the riverbank in the area of the Giant Spruce. The officer checked 7 persons all who had valid licenses. No liquor was observed.

On September 7th, 2021 at 10:00 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a black bear and 2 cubs in the area of Riverlodge. An officer attended and located the bears eating berries and run into the brush. No immediate safety concerns were observed and the B.C. Conservation Officer Service were notified.

On September 8th, 2021 at 3:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a found property complaint. The complainant reported finding a gold colored ring one month ago. A Kitimat RCMP Facebook post was completed asking anyone who lost a gold ring in the area of Wakashan Ave to come forward and claim the property.

On September 9th, 2021 at 6:36 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision on Haisla Blvd at Ptarmigan St. A northbound vehicle had been rear ended by a semi-truck after stopping to for a vehicle that was waiting to turn left onto Ptarmigan St. The occupants of the vehicle that was rear ended were transported to hospital with minor injuries. The driver of semi-truck was issued a violation ticket for following too closely.

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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