Kitimat RCMP Weekly Report: May 7th 2021 – May 13th 2021

Kitimat

2021-05-14 14:17 HAP

Under the Official Languages Act, this office provides services to the public in English only. You will find general information in both official languages at bc.rcmp.ca and www.rcmp.ca

Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

On Friday, May 7, 2021 at 5:45 pm an officer with the Kitimat RCMP conducted a vehicle stop as the driver did not have a valid driver’s license. The officer noted the driver was on release order to have no contact with the passenger. The driver was arrested for failing to comply with release order and released on an Appearance Notice for court.

On Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 4:50 pm the Kitimat RCMP received a call requesting a wellness check. The complaint stated that she was concerned as the subject was not answering his phone and the family was concerned. Police attended a residence and confirmed the subject was okay. The complainant was updated.

On Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 5:03pm the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a stolen boat trailer from a residence. The Kitimat RCMP attended to the scene and started an investigation. The complainant called back later in the evening to report that his boat trailer had been mistakenly taken by a neighbour who had agreed to lend their boat trailer to a friend. The neighbours friend had mistakenly borrowed the wrong boat trailer and when contacted was apologetic.

On Monday, May 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a suspicious vehicle on Highway 37 near Nalbeelah Creek. The complaint reported that the vehicle had been at the same location for a few days. An officer attended and spoke to the male inside the vehicle. The male stated he had been fishing in the area for a few days. The complainant was updated.

On Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Kitimat RCMP, B.C. Highway Patrol and Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement conducted a safety road check on Highway 37. 250-300 vehicles were checked. 1 Notice of Driving Prohibition was served. 4 violation tickets and 5 notice and orders were issued and a number of commercial vehicles were inspected. 1 dump truck was placed out of service due to brake lights being inoperative.

On Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 3:00 pm the Kitimat RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 37 near the Onion Lake Ski Trail. A vehicle traveling south bound crossed the center line and went off the roadway and struck a tree. The only occupant of the vehicle was the driver and the driver was removed from the vehicle by witnesses as it had started to catch fire. The driver suffered injuries and was transported to hospital. The Kitimat RCMP provided first aid, spoke to witnesses and conducted traffic control. The collision remains under investigation.

On Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 9:42 pm the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint of an intoxicated female in the Nechako Centre area. An officer attended and located a female who was unable to care for herself due to being intoxicated. The female was lodged in cells until able to care for herself and was issued a violation ticket for being intoxicated in public.
 

Diffusé par :

Cap. Madonna Saunderson

S.-off. conseillère de district (relations avec les médias)
District du Nord
4020, 5e Avenue, Prince George (C.-B.) V2M 7E7
Téléphone : 250-561-3166
Cellulaire : 250-301-3521

Courriel : madonna.saunderson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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