Terrace RCMP review: November 2 to November 12, 2022


2022-11-14 11:16 HNP

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.

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 290 calls between November 2 and November 12, 2022. Below are just a few highlights of calls for service received:

On November 3, while on routine patrol, an officer observed a vehicle driving in the area of Fisherman’s boat launch just after midnight. The vehicle was noted to be registered to a woman without a valid BC drivers licence. The officer conducted a traffic stop to ensure that the driver had a valid licence. It was determined that the woman driving the vehicle did not have a valid driver’s licence and also had a warrant out of Hazelton. The woman was arrested on the outstanding warrant and released with an appearance notice. The officer also issued her a violation ticket for no driver’s licence.

Masked robbery suspect arrested and held in custody. On the evening of November 2, Terrace RCMP received a report of a robbery at a local liquor store on the 4600 block of Lakelse Ave. Staff at the store reported that one male suspect entered the store wearing a black Halloween mask with a skull on the front stating, are you gonna give me a bottle? The suspect flashed a knife in his waistband, eventually drawing it out at the staff. The suspect made off with bottles of liquor and fled on foot. No one was injured in this incident. On November 3, RCMP identified and arrested the suspect in the liquor store robbery. The man has been charged with robbery and disguise with intent, and has been remanded in custody.

On November 8, five individuals failed to appear for their appointed court dates. New charges were not approved, however, warrants were issued for the arrest of these individuals. RCMP will attempt to locate and execute these warrants.

While on routine patrols, RCMP observed a man near the Dudley Little bridges who was known to have an active warrant. The man was arrested on the warrant and a subsequent search of the man found him to be in possession of an 8-inch blade. The man was on conditions not to be in possession of weapons and was also arrested for failing to comply with his release order. The knife was seized and the man was transported to cells to await court.

On the afternoon of November 10, the Terrace RCMP attended a local grocery store in response to a report of theft. Upon arrival, police located the suspect in the parking lot. She was known to police to have 3 unrelated warrants as well as a condition not to attend that grocery store. The woman was arrested for numerous offences and transported to cells for further processing.

On the evening of November 10, Terrace RCMP observed a vehicle driving within Terrace displaying difficulty driving. The vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign and was swerving extensively while driving. The officer conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle. When asked to exit the vehicle, the driver had difficulty keeping his balance. The officer conducted an impaired investigation obtaining breath samples using an approved screening device. The results showed a Warn. His driver’s license was seized and he was issued an immediate 3-day roadside driving prohibition.

November 11, RCMP observed a vehicle driving downtown Terrace. The officer recalled the vehicle had previously been reported as associated to crime. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver’s identity was confirmed. Police checks on that man were conducted and he was found to have a weapon’s prohibition. The man admitted to having a weapon in his possession. He was detained for officer safety and a further search found that he was also in possession of numerous cell phones and a large quantity of cash. The man was arrested and additional weapons were located in the vehicle. He was later released on an Undertaking with an assigned court date.  RCMP will be completing an investigation into this incident and forwarding results to BC Prosecution Services for consideration of charge approval.

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.

Diffusé par :

Gend. Kelly Cates

Agente des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de Terrace
Bureau : 250-638-7400

Courriel : kelly.cates@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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