Kitimat RCMP Weekly Report: May 21st - May 26th 2021

Kitimat

2021-05-27 14:31 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 21, 2021 from 1:30 pm-3:00 pm, the Kitimat RCMP conducted a checkstop on Highway 37. Approximately 200 vehicles were checked. During the check, there was 1 Violation ticket for No Drivers License, 3 Notice and Orders for studded tires, and several verbal warnings for licence plate display and cracked windshield violations.

On Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 9:31 pm while Kitimat RCMP were conducting a checkstop, a driver of a vehicle failed to produce their licence. The officer asked them to pull to the side and noted the driver took an unusual amount of time to come to a stop. A mandatory Approved Screening Device demand was read after the driver stated they had nothing to drink that day. The driver blew a fail and was detained. Police checks showed the driver was also prohibited from driving indefinitely. The driver declined a second test and was served with a 90 day driving prohibition, 30 day vehicle impoundment and a violation ticket for no insurance. The driver was also given a court date for Drive while Prohibited. The vehicle was towed and the driver was transported home.

On Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 12:18 am Kitimat RCMP received a call about a motor vehicle incident. The complainant witnessed the driver and passenger get out of the vehicle, however the driver left the scene before police arrived. The passenger was very intoxicated and stated they didn’t know what happened. A full can of open liquor, and several empty cans were located inside the vehicle. Police were able to locate the driver several hours later and served them with violation tickets for liquor in a motor vehicle, fail to remain at the scene of accident, unsecured motor vehicle and drive without consideration.

On Monday, May 24, 2021 at 1:18 pm Kitimat RCMP received a call about a possible theft that had taken place. The complainant was worried about possibly being pickpocketed. Police attended and helped the complainant who had actually misplaced their items. No theft was determined to have occurred. The complainant thanked police for their assistance.

On Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 7:52 pm Kitimat RCMP received a call about an intoxicated person who was pushing their way into their home. Police attended the complainant’s residence, however the subject of complaint had already left. Police located the subject of complaint outside a nearby residence and arrested them for being intoxicated in a public place as they were unable to care for them self. Police were able to contact a family member and released them to their care.

On Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 12:17 pm the Kitimat RCMP attended to a local hotel for a report of unwanted guests. Upon attendance the guests were in the process of checking out. Hotel staff advised that they thought they saw a handgun in the purse of the female. Police investigated the report and discovered the item was a lighter, torch style. The unwanted guests departed without further incident.


 

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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