POLICE REPORTS: Pot smoking youths caught near wading pools

A selection of police files from between July 7 and July 12 in Kitimat.

July 7

At :45 a.m. the RCMP received a report of a theft from a camper trailer adjacent to the giant spruce. The point of entry was through a rooftop vent. Items stolen include a laptop computer and fishing gear. The Kitimat RCMP recovered some of the stolen items from the home of a local youth. Charges are pending against a 15-year-old.

July 8

At 7:12 p.m. the RCMP were called to a report of some  youth smoking marijuana near the wading pool on Nalabila Boulevard. An officer seized 1.8 grams of pot but no charges are pending.

July 9

At 11 p.m. an officer pulled over a vehicle on Nalabila Boulevard and discovered the 26-year-old driver intoxicated and was given a 90 day driving prohibition and a 30 day vehicle impoundment.

At 11:30 p.m. a driver was reported as intoxicated. The vehicle was spotted later outside the Kitimat Hotel and the driver failed a roadside screening device. The 20-year-old Prince George driver was given same penalty as above.

July 11

A purse was reported stolen from a vehicle on Yukon Street. The purse was later found nearby and person’s wallet with credit cards was turned in to the RCMP the next day, but $40 is missing.

At 11:20 p.m. a grizzly bear and cbubs were reported, having approached a tent in the area around the Giant Spruce. Conservation Officers attended but the bear could not be found.

July 12

An overturned kayak was reported between Nalabila Creek and Wedeene River. Three males located near the highway said they underestimated the current and the kayak flipped. No one was injured.

At 5:30 p.m. RCMP and the Conservation Officer Service tried locating a grizzly near the Hatchery but was not located.

A vehicle struck a moose on July 12 at 10:30 p.m., 20 km north of Kitimat. Vehicle received minor damage, two occupants unharmed.

 

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