Every week, the Kitimat RCMP publishes a list of several of the calls they responded to that week. Here’s the report from Jan. 1 to 7:
On January 1 at 2:30 p.m., the Kitimat RCMP received a report of a missing woman. The caller said that the woman hadn’t arrived at an appointment earlier in the day. The Kitimat RCMP followed-up with friends, family and coworkers. The woman was located at 8:30 p.m.
On January 2 at 8:20 a.m., Kitimat RCMP responded to a report of a shattered glass at the front door of a fitness centre. Police arrived, and spoke to the caller and reviewed the video surveillance. The file remains under investigation.
Man found deceased
On January 3 shortly after 4 p.m., the Kitimat RCMP were called to a sudden death at a residence. A man was found deceased in his bedroom by a former roommate. Kitimat RCMP spoke to witnesses and assisted with notifying the man’s next of kin. The case was referred to the BC Coroners Service for further investigation.
On January 4 at 2:30 a.m., the Kitimat RCMP conducted a curfew check at a residence. The man under the court-ordered curfew was not home, so police forwarded a charge of failing to abide by release order to Crown Counsel.
On January 5 shortly before 10 p.m., Kitimat RCMP received a complaint of an intoxicated person near the hospital. They found the man in the lower City Center Mall. The man was intoxicated, however he was deemed able to care for himself and was police drove him home.
On January 6 at 10:30 a.m., the Kitimat RCMP received a call to help Kitimat Fire with a person in medical distress at lower City Center Mall. The Kitimat RCMP arrived and spoke to witnesses. They conducted a follow-up once the person was taken to the hospital, and it was deemed a medical call with no further police follow-up required.
Domestic assault at hotel
On January 7 at 3:30 a.m., Kitimat RCMP responded to a 911 call from a local hotel. Once there, they determined that a domestic assault had taken place. The woman had visible injuries. The man was arrested and taken to cells. They held a bail hearing and the man was released on conditions which included that he was “not to be found within 75 km of Kitimat.” Police discussed a safety plan with the woman.