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NEWS RELEASE · 15th May 2012
Terrace RCMP
The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 106 calls for service between May 11, 8 AM and May 14, 8

Twelve of these calls were for false alarms/false 911 calls.

During the same time period, 21 people were lodged in the Terrace RCMP Detachment cells. 18 of these people were lodged for public intoxication.

Here are some of the calls police responded to:

Report of a group of three youths, one with a gun behind his back at the 4500 block of Scott Ave. They were located on Straume Ave. Upon seeing the police the youth carrying the gun thru it to the ground. They were all arrested and directed to the ground and taken into custody without incident.

The gun was determined to be a CO2 powered BB gun recently purchased. They also admitted to shooting at a beer can nearby. Police spoke with the three boys, ages 18, 17, and 15 yrs of age about why it is a bad idea to be carrying a gun around and why the police had to respond to such calls in the manner that they did. The boys were turned over to a family member. The gun was relinquished to police for destruction.

A white 2007 Ford Ranger was checked on Lakelse Ave after police observed a woman sitting in the truck where there was no seat. The 18 yr old driver was issued a 24 hr suspension for being intoxicated by drug. The vehicle he was driving was towed.

An intoxicated man causing a disturbance on the 4600 block of Haugland Ave. Police arrested the 38 yr old man for breaching his probation condition of not to consume alcohol. There was also an outstanding warrant for the man’s arrest on another breach of probation. The man was held for court.

A group of youth were observed in the skate board park. Police detected a smell of marijuana. Police seized an amount of marijuana from two 19 yr old men.

A noisy party on Cedar Cr was shut down. A pit party was shut down at the end of Cypress St.

A 23 yr old man was arrested for assault in a domestic dispute. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

An unlicenced vehicle on Balsam Ave. Police located a black 1993 Ford 4 x 4 truck. The vehicle was licenced but it was parked on the road and unlocked. An unregistered 303 rifle was seized from the unlocked vehicle along with ammunition. The 19 yr old owner of the vehicle and gun was spoken with and relinquished the firearm and ammunition to be destroyed.

A white Ford F -150 was checked in Prince Rupert by a Terrace Traffic Services member. Records indicated that the insurance on the vehicle was expired, but the valtag was valid. Police investigated the valtag further and determined that it was stolen from Prince George. The 44 yr old man was arrested for possession of stolen property. Charges are being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

Three drunk people fighting on the river by the 4400 Block of Haugland Ave. Police determined that one of the men was on a conditional sentence order and on conditions to not be outside of his residence. The 25 yr old man was arrested for breach and held for court.

Deceased 59 yr old man on Marten Dr. Police determined that the death was not suspicious. A marijuana grow was discovered in the residence. The marijuana, 18 guns, other weapons, and ammunition were all seized.

Police apprehended a 20 yr old man under the Mental Health Act after he had consumed various poisons and transported him to Mills Memorial Hospital.

A red CCM 21 speed bike was stolen from Kentucky Fried Chicken while the owner was working.

Police arrested a 23 yr old woman for public intoxication on Lakelse Ave. During the search of her person incident to arrest police discovered several uncapped needles loaded with blood and heroin. They were seized and turned over to Mills Memorial Hospital for destruction.

A couple known to police to be on conditions to not be in contact with each other while under the influence of alcohol were observed by police walking together. Police spoke with the woman and determined that she was intoxicated. She was arrested for breach and held for court. 29 yr old Falon AZAK has been charged with Breach of Recognizance x 2 and Breach of Probation x 2.

A white 2002 GMC Sierra van was checked on Hwy 16 at Gossen Cr. The 26 yr old driver was served a driving prohibition. A silver 21 speed Giant bike was stolen from a residence on Park Ave.

People with information on crime are asked to contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS. Or a Tip can be left anonymously online at