Black Press file photo

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Truck rollover, found backpack among Kitimat RCMP weekly reports

Kitimat RCMP report from Nov. 13 to 18

Every week, the Kitimat RCMP publishes a list of several of the calls they responded to that week. Here’s the report from Nov. 13 to 18.

Truck rollover

On Nov. 13, shortly after 5 a.m., the Kitimat RCMP responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch on Hwy 37. They found out the truck had spun out then went into the ditch. The driver did not appear intoxicated was taken back to his residence after being assessed by paramedics.

Impaired driver

On Nov. 14, shortly after 1 a.m., the Kitimat RCMP stopped a vehicle that was driving with no lights on. The driver appeared impaired and failed the roadside impairment breath test. They received a 90-day driving prohibition and 30-day vehicle impound.

Intoxicated man

On Nov. 14, just before 2:30 a.m., the Kitimat RCMP responded to a report of a shirtless, intoxicated man at the Shell Gas Station on Lahakas Blvd. The man didn’t know where he was and was very visibly intoxicated. He was taken into police custody until he was able to care for himself, and was then released without charges.


On Nov. 15 at 4:15 p.m., the Kitimat RCMP responded to a report of a hit-and-run involving a parked vehicle at the Chilly & Dancer Pub. Police arrived and found out that the incident occurred the night before, and they reviewed video surveillance to try to identify the person responsible. File is still under investigation.

Found backpack

On Nov. 16 at 2 p.m., the Kitimat RCMP responded to a call for found property. The man said he found a child’s backpack, toy sword and booster seat on Albatross Ave. The Kitimat RCMP posted a photo of the items on their Facebook page and the items are being held for 90 days.

Getting the a-okay

On Nov. 18 just after 2 a.m., the Kitimat RCMP responded to an abandoned 9-1-1 call from a residence. Police went to the residence, confirmed there was no emergency, and ensured the well-being of each resident.

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