RCMP release June crime statistics

Criminal activity sees decrease in last month overall

May 2016 Kitimat Police Stats Comparison
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The June crime statistics from the RCMP have been released, and criminal activity in town is continuing to decline.

The month of June saw no sexual assaults, aggravated assaults, robberies, vehicle thefts, or business break and enters. There were also no cases of possession of marijuana, other drugs such as meth and ecstasy and no cases of drug trafficking.

There were two cases of assault with a weapon/assault causing bodily harm, up from one case in June 2015, but down from five cases in May.

Two cases of shoplifting and two possession of cocaine cases were reported, 14 disturbance calls came in, and there were 31 driving complaints.

Five bears were reported to the RCMP, one less than June 2015, and six mental health calls were received, which is down from nine last year as well as in May.

There were there missing persons cases, 14 assistance files, 11 calls to 911, 16 false alarms, and 43 motor vehicle act tickets given out.

There were 20 prisoners in the month of June, up from nine in May.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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