Police Respond to 221 calls from May 25 through May 30, 2021
2021-05-31 15:46 PDT
The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 221 calls from Tuesday May 25th through Sunday, May 30th. Of those calls approximately 105 occurred over the weekend, between Friday the 28st and Sunday the 30th. Below are just a few highlights of calls for service received:
On Tuesday, May 25, 2021 two men and three women had scheduled court appearances as directed by the courts, for unrelated matters. These individuals each failed to appear for their scheduled times. Warrants were issued for their arrests. Police will endeavor to locate and arrest these people, releasing them with new court dates.
On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, police received three separate reports of tires being slashed in a residential area on the southeast side of Terrace. The occurrences seemed to have been untargeted and occurred around the same time. There were no witnesses or surveillance to identify any suspects. Terrace RCMP are encouraging the public to be aware of suspicious people in their neighbourhoods and if someone appears to be out of place, call police. Pay attention to the clothing description, and where possible, keep your property well lit, motion sensors may also be helpful.
On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, police received three different calls for service at a location in Thornhill involving the same man and his vehicle each time. The initial report was of the man throwing rocks around. Police attended and located the man who was showing signs of intoxication. He was arrested and brought to cells to sober up. Following his release, police received a report later that day of the same man at the same vehicle yelling and kicking the car. Officers are familiar with this person and continue attempts to connect him with local services.
On Thursday, May 27, 2021, police were called to a parking lot in Thornhill where a woman reported that two men were beating up a third man with what appeared to be pipe. Police attended however suspects had departed. The victim stated that the weapon used was a chain and that he knew one of the suspects, but was uncooperative with providing further information. After further investigation, police believe this to be a targeted incident. Charges are not being forwarded, as the suspects cannot be identified, and the victim will not cooperate.
A woman reported to police on Thursday, May 27, 2021 that she had received a phone call from someone posing as a representative from a national communications company. Subsequent to the phone call, several emails were exchanged in which personal information was provided along with a credit card. The woman was able to cancel the credit card in time before any fraudulent charges were made. Police want to remind the public not to open any emails from suspicious or unknown addresses. Do not use phone numbers or links provided in suspicious emails. Do not reply to it and do not give out your personal or financial information to unconfirmed sources. If you’re not certain, take your time. Research the company contact information independently or ask a friend or family member.
On Thursday, May 27, 2021, police received a report of a possible impaired driver. A vehicle was observed stopped at a traffic light, failing to proceed throughout an entire green light. An officer attended the area and located the driver and vehicle. After a traffic stop was conducted, a woman was detained for investigation of impaired driving. Following an expert evaluation, the woman was believed to be impaired by drugs, served a driving prohibition and administrative driving prohibition. The results of the investigation will be forwarded to BC Prosecution Services for consideration of charges.
On Friday, May 28, 2021, a report was received from the local court house of a man who had been making repeated phone calls throughout the day which were rude and harassing in nature. The man made serious threats to attend the location and cause harm. Police investigated the matter, locating the man and confirming there to be no validity to the threats. Following this incident, a Director’s Warrant was issued for this man. Police apprehended him under the Mental Health Act, transporting him to a local area hospital where he was transferred into care of the hospital.
On Sunday, May 30, 2021, staff at an area gas station reported that a man was
tweaking out and had been in the area for hours. Police attended and located the man whom they were familiar with. The man was served documents on an unrelated matter. He was found to be capable of caring for himself and was free to go.
On Sunday, May 30, 2021, a woman contacted police to report that her partner was behind the home and was heard making comments that had her concerned for her well-being. The woman also reported concerns of her children being used for indecent purposes and claimed that police were not helping her. Officers have had numerous encounters with this woman who suffers from paranoia and efforts are ongoing to connect her with community services. Police made extensive patrols for her partner who was reported to be behind the home, but nothing was found.
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.
Cpl. Madonna SaundersonDistrict Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
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