Kitimat RCMP Weekly Report: July 2 – July 8 2021


2021-07-09 13:05 HAP

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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, July 2, 2021 at 8 pm the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a woman walking on Highway 37 in the area of Hirsch Creek. An officer attended and located the woman who stated she missed the bus to Terrace. The woman agreed to be transported to the Emergency Shelter.

On Saturday, July 3, 2021 the Kitimat RCMP checked foot patrols of the Giant Spruce and riverbank area. Nine people were checked and were in compliance with fishing licences. Four warnings were issued for consuming liquor in public. One driver passed a roadside screening device demand.

On Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 9:04 pm the Kitimat RCMP were conducting a road check at Dyke Rd and Columbia Ave W and stopped a vehicle. The driver displayed signs of impairment and a roadside screening device demand was made. The driver blew 52 mg% and was issued with a 24 hour driving prohibition.

On Monday, July 5, 2021 at 7:46 pm, the Kitimat RCMP responded to a complaint that several people, believed to be intoxicated, were attempting to cross Haisla Blvd. in the area of Ptarmigan St. The complaint was concerned that the jaywalkers were running into traffic. An officer located the pedestrians who were sober. The pedestrians were requested to exercise more caution when crossing the street.

On Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 3:30 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a dog in a vehicle in the area of Mountainview Square. An officer attended however the vehicle was gone. The officer followed up with the owner of the vehicle and dog and provided a warning about leaving dogs unattended in a vehicle on a hot day.

On Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 9:15 pm, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a grizzly bear at Hirsch Creek Park. The complainant stated that bear had knocked over a dumpster and was eating from it. Officers attended and scared the bear away. District of Kitimat and campers in the park were alerted. The BC Conservation Officer Service was advised and attended on July 8, 2021.

On Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 11:36 am, the Kitimat RCMP received a report of an erratic driver reported to be tailgating and swerving southbound on Highway 37 in the Onion Lake area. An officer located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a violation ticket for drive without consideration under the Motor Vehicle Act.

Released by
S/Sgt. Graham Morgan
Kitimat RCMP

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