Kitimat RCMP Weekly Report: May 14th - May 21st 2021


2021-05-25 10:33 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 and

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 et

On Friday, May 14, 2021 at 3:10 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of a semi-truck that had been running for the past hour in a parking lot in Upper City Centre. An officer attended and spoke to the occupant of the semi-truck who was sleeping. The occupant agreed to turn the engine off. The complainant was updated.

On Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 6:25 am, the Kitimat RCMP attended to a report of an abandoned vehicle on Dyke Rd. Upon attendance the truck was observed unoccupied in a ditch off of the roadway. Police examined the vehicle and noted evidence of liquor consumption. Police attempted to notify the registered owner. Later in the day police observed that the vehicle had been removed. The file remains under investigation and assistance has been requested from another RCMP detachment.

On Sunday, May 16, 2021, in the afternoon the RCMP West Coast Marine unit (Vessel: Inkster) was in Kitimat and completed a number of Canada Shipping Act inspection of vessels in the area of the MK Bay Marina. One warning was issued for not having a pleasure craft license on board and one operator was provided guidance on how to transfer the vessel license into his name. RCMP officers with the West Coast Marine Unit provided training to Kitimat detachment officers the following day.

On Monday, May 17, 2021 at 9:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of an erratic driver in the area of Nechako Centre. The caller reported a blue truck left the parking lot unsafely and almost hit her. The Kitimat RCMP patrolled the area however the truck could not be located and no license plate number was provided.

On Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 3:45 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a broken down vehicle on Forest Ave. The complainant advised that the vehicle had been there for several days. An officer attended the registered owners address and located someone who was able to pass a message to the registered owner. The complainant was update.

On Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 5:50 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a missing person complaint. The complainant advised that she had not heard from the missing person for two days. Police conducted follow-up and confirmed the missing person was safe at another residence in Kitimat. The complainant was updated.

On Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 11:25 pm, an officer with the Kitimat RCMP pulled a vehicle over for speeding. The vehicle was subject to a complaint of impaired driving earlier in the evening. An Approved Screening Device demand was read to the driver. The driver blew a fail roadside. The driver was arrested and brought to the detachment where two samples of his breath were obtained that were over the legal limit. The driver was released on an Appearance Notice for court and served an Administrative Driving Prohibition. 

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