Police Respond to 322 calls from April 19 through April 25, 2021

Terrace

2021-04-26 16:13 PDT

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 322 calls from Monday April 19 through Sunday April 25. Of those calls approximately 142 occurred over the weekend, between Friday the 23rd and Sunday the 25th, while 14 people sobered up in cells over the weekend. Below are some highlights from calls from service received:

• Excessive Speed and Impaired Investigation – File 2021-3270
On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Terrace RCMP were patrolling the Highway and observed a vehicle travelling a rate of speed which appeared to be excessive. The use of radar confirmed a speed of 144 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone. The officer conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle and noted a strong odor of liquor coming from the driver. A test was administered roadside with an approved screening device which resulted in a fail and the man was detained for an impaired driving investigation. Police checks on the man’s driver’s license determined the man to be prohibited from driving, and having no valid driver’s license. The vehicle was impounded for 30 days and the man was issued a violation ticket for excessive speed and served a Notice of driving prohibition.

• Uttering Threats – File 2021-3416
On Friday, April 23, 2021, Terrace RCMP received a report of a local man uttering threats. The man had been hired by an organization to complete civil contract work for them in the past year, and through a series of events, was fired by the group. The man was under the belief that he should be receiving a bonus from the organization in relation to the work he had done. The man was angry, threatening the manager and saying that he would gun down the manager and then take his own life by a specific time that day. Police made patrols of the area without locating the man by the time he had specified and no threats had been carried out. The man was located the next day and arrested. A thorough investigation is being conducted in relation to this matter and the results being forwarded to BC Prosecution for consideration of charges.

• Warrant and Drugs - File 2021-3418
On Friday, April 23, 2021, Terrace RCMP were on routine patrol downtown Terrace and located a man with an active Warrant related to a theft investigation out of Kitimat. The officers arrested the man and transported him to Terrace cells. Subsequent to arrest, the man was searched for officer safety reasons, at which time police located and seized a quantity of suspected Methamphetamine and Cocaine in the man’s possession. A complete investigation will be conducted in relation to this incident.

• Traffic Stop with Uncooperative woman – File 2021-3467
On Saturday, April 24, 2021, Terrace RCMP were conducting routine traffic enforcement on a local area highway and observed a driving infraction. One officer made a traffic stop with the vehicle in question. The driver was the only occupant in the vehicle. The woman was uncooperative with providing her name and date of birth initially, while being verbally aggressive with the officer. She eventually provided the information and the officer returned to the police vehicle to complete a violation ticket. While doing so, the woman got out of her vehicle and began to walk away, not following direction from the officer to stay in her vehicle. The woman then turned, coming toward the police vehicle. The officer exited the vehicle advising her that she was under arrest for obstruction. While attempting to place the woman in hand cuffs, she became combative, resisted arrest and failed to follow direction. During the arrest, she yelled and screamed for help from passing motorists and was eventually placed in the rear of the police vehicle. The woman was released from police custody after being served a violation ticket and was given a court date, facing charges for obstruction and assaulting a police officer.

• Yard Fire – File 2021-3472
Police and Fire attended a rural address outside of Terrace on Saturday, April 24, 2021, in response to a report of items on fire in the yard. The report received was that a fifth wheel trailer, a truck, and other items in the yard were on fire and that a vehicle full of children was on the property as well. Emergency responders confirmed that only a man and woman were at the property (no children) and both were safe. The couple had enjoyed a campfire earlier that day, then left the property to go for a walk, unaware that the fire was not completely out. Upon their return, they found the campfire had spread. The Fire department extinguished the fire and no one was harmed.

 

If you have information about crime contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca.

 

Released by

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521

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

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