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Kitimat RCMP investigate multiple abandoned 911 calls between July 1-7

Kitimat RCMP responded to an alleged knife fight, just one of the many files that kept them busy from July 1-7.
That’s a Kitimat RCMP vehicle parked with one from the provincial conservation officer service and another from federal fisheries. (Submitted photo)

Kitimat RCMP responded to an alleged knife fight, just one of the many files that kept them busy from July 1-7.

On July 1, at 2:10 a.m., RCMP received a report of two female youths fighting and that one had a knife.

Police attended and located the two females who were already separated by others around.

RCMP obtained statements from multiple witnesses and arrested one of the females who was later released to her guardians. The file remains in progress.

Impaired Driver

On July 2, at 11:40 p.m., a Kitimat RCMP officer conducting patrols observed a vehicle driving at a higher rate of speed and changing lanes repeatedly.

The officer initiated a traffic stop and noted several signs of impairment and screened the driver. The driver blew two “warn” samples and the officer seized their license, prohibiting them from driving for three days.

The vehicle was also impounded.

Family Matters

On July 3, at 9:31 p.m., RCMP received a request to check the well-being of a females brother.

The female was worried about her brother being intoxicated and only knew he left a pub. Police were able to locate the man intoxicated and sleeping in the nearby area.

The man was transported home and left in the care of his sister.

Abandoned 911/medical call

On July 4, at 6:35 a.m., Kitimat RCMP were notified of an abandoned 911 call.

Police attended and located a female who had fallen and was trying to call an ambulance and had hung up when it went to police.

Police notified emergency health services who brought the female to the hospital.

Intoxicated and injured

On July 5, at 1:47 p.m., Kitimat RCMP were asked to check the well-being of a male who had fallen down the stairs and hit his head.

Police attended and noted the male was intoxicated and had a laceration on his head.

Emergency health services were called and took the male to hospital.

Abandoned 911/fire

On July 6, at 4:08 p.m., RCMP were dispatched to a dropped 911 call.

The 911 operator was able to call back and make contact with a woman who said she had started a small fire on her stove by turning on the wrong burner, but the fire was already out.

Police attended and obtained a statement from the woman after ensuring she and the others were okay.

Firefighters also attended and assisted the woman with airing the smoke out of the residence.

Pub Disturbance

On July 7, at 5:27 p.m., Kitimat RCMP received a report of an intoxicated female who was causing a disturbance at a local pub and was refusing to leave.

Police attended and located the female who was very verbally aggressive towards police.

The female was arrested for causing a disturbance and was transported to Kitimat RCMP cells where she remained until she was able to take care of herself.

Christian Aspostolovsky

About the Author: Christian Aspostolovsky

Born and raised in Kitchener Ontario before I found my way up to northwest B.C. working at a small radio station as a news reporter.
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