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Kitimat RCMP weekly report June 24 - June 30

RCMP continue to screen for impaired driving

Kitimat RCMP continue to stop and screen drivers for impairment and was one of the files that kept them busy between June 24 - June 30.

On June 27, Kitimat RCMP were conducting a check stop on Columbia Ave. Police stopped a driver and the driver presented indications of impairment. Police then used a screening device on the driver who provided a “warn” result. The driver was issued a three-day driving prohibition and their vehicle was impounded. Police remind anyone who chooses to consume alcohol or cannabis to plan themselves a ride home.

Motor Vehicle Incident

On June 24, RCMP responded to a Motor Vehicle Incident on the North Kitimat Forest Service Road. A water truck rolled down a steep embankment at the 18km market toward Hunter Creek. The driver was safely extracted from the vehicle and did not sustain any injuries.

Commercial alarms

On June 25, RCMP responded to reports of multiple commercial alarms. One was in the area of Service Centre and the other in the 200 block of City Centre. Both alarms were deemed false by police.

House Party

On June 25, Kitimat RCMP received a report of a loud house party. Officers attended and spoke to the residents who were cooperative and agreed to lower the volume of their music.

Erratic/unsafe dump truck

On June 26, RCMP received a report of a speeding dump truck that also had a flat tire. RCMP were unable to locate the vehicle. Kitimat RCMP encourages the public to report any unsafe vehicles.

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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