CONTRIBUTION · 30th August 2012
New Hazelton RCMP
New Hazelton RCMP responded to 79 calls during this week. There was a total of three people apprehended under the Mental Health Act during this week and transported to the hospital for assessment.
On August 24th, there was an attempted Break and Enter into a residence in New Hazelton. It did not appear that anyone gained access into the home.
On August 25th, Police attended a complaint made that an intoxicated male had an axe and power saw and was threatening to harm people. The male was located on the bridge in Gitsegukla threatening that he was going to jump. The police spoke to male who was apprehended and brought to the hospital. The male did not have any weapons with him.
On August 26th, Police responded to a Break and Enter in the village of Glen Vowell. The Break and Enter occurred at the Band Office and entry was gained through a broken window. Most of the items were later recovered. The file is still under investigation.
On August 26th, the Police attended the Riverboat in Old Hazelton where a Break and Enter had occurred. A cash register and some jewellery had been stolen. Two local youths from Old Hazelton were found to be involved. One of the youths was charged with the Break and Enter.
Police received three calls where bears were observed. Conservation was called to attend.