POLICE REPORT: Youth injured in dirt bike collision, and other files

A selection of police reports from June 30 to July 6 in Kitimat.

June 30

At 5:30 p.m. the police were called to a dirt bike collision on Dyke Road. Two youths had collided while riding and a 12-year-old was treated for a compound fracture to his left leg. The police say they’re still investigating.

July 1

At 1:20 p.m. an ATV on the Saunders forest service road went off the road when the driver, a 28-year-old, lost control on loose gravel. The driver and a passenger were treated for injuries by Fire and Rescue. Police say they are still investigating.

July 2

At 2 a.m. a vehicle was pulled over for speeding near Haisla Boulevard and Eurocan Way. The driver displayed symptoms of impairment and the driver proceeded to fail two roadside screening tests. The 43-year-old from Coldstream, B.C. received a 90-day driving prohibition and a 30-day vehicle impoundment.

July 3

Police responded to a reported stolen Kawasaki dirt bike. It had been stolen from Columbia Avenue but on July 6 police were told the vehicle was recovered. Police are still investigating.

July 5

At 12:48 a.m. the police were called on an alleged assault. On arrival the police arrested a male with an outstanding conditional sentence warrant. The police say the individual also was in breach of a conditional sentence order. The 52-year-old Kitimat resident is set to appear before a judge soon.

At 7:10 a.m. a break and enter was reported to a residence on Blackberry street. The residence is under construction and the suspect or suspects appear to have entered through a rear window and stole construction tools. The persons tried and failed to break in to two trailers parked outside as well. Police continue to investigate.

At 11:45 p.m. the RCMP saw a 15-year-old walking on Kuldo Boulevard who was known to have a curfew. The male was arrested and taken to RCMP cells until the youth’s father came and brought his son home.

July 6

A driver pulled over on Haisla Boulevard at 4:30 a.m. showed signs of impairment but refused to provide a breath sample to the officer. The vehicle took approximately two blocks before the driver finally stopped, police report. The same driver had been warned not to drive earlier at the Kitimat Hotel by the officer. The 19-year-old female received a 90-day driving prohibition and a 30-day vehicle impoundment.

At 2:20 p.m. the police were called to a complaint of a male threatened with a weapon. The person told police he was threatened with a chopping maul. A suspect was soon after arrested on Dyke Road. A 50-year-old male resident of Kitimathas appeared before a judicial justice of the peace and released on strict conditions, pending a first appearance in August.


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