Approximately 92 calls for service May 25 to May 27


2018-05-28 15:52 PDT

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 92 calls for service from Friday May 25 to midnight May 27, 2018. Below are some highlights from the weekend calls:

Intoxicated by the river
Two people sitting on the riverbank were made to sober up with police Friday afternoon. Around 3:10 p.m., police received a report of an intoxicated man staggering on the Keith Avenue bridge. Police located the man, as well as another, sitting on the riverbank and too intoxicated to recognize the dangers of being that close to the raging Skeena. The men were arrested and lodged in cells to sober up safely.

Domestic disturbances
Over the weekend, the Terrace RCMP responded to five reports of domestic disturbances. Three men and a woman were arrested.

Collisions and impaired driving

• A vehicle stopped by police for a burnt out head-light ended up being removed from its driver for the night. Around 1:20 a.m., May 25, police stopped a vehicle on Lakelse Avenue. The smell of liquor was present, resulting in a roadside breath test. The test registered a ‘Warn’ reading, warranting a 24-hour driving suspension.
• On May 26, around 12:25 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on Desjardins Avenue near Hwy 16 for driving without lights on and making a U-turn in front of the police. The vehicle was stopped and a roadside breath test administered, resulting in a Warn. The man received a three-day driving prohibition and vehicle impound.
• On May 26, around 10:25 a.m., police received a report of a woman high on drugs in a blue truck, outside of a business. The woman was located and a Standardized Field Sobriety Test was administered, which confirmed the woman was impaired by drugs. The woman received a 24-hour driving prohibition and vehicle impound.
• On May 25, around 10:35 a.m., police responded to a two-van crash at Lazelle Avenue and Eby Street. No one was injured, but both vehicles were towed. A violation ticket was issued to one of the drivers.
• On May 25, around 10:45 p.m., police responded to a single-vehicle crash at Hwy 37 and Max Neubacher Way. The vehicle flipped off the roadway and someone was temporarily stuck inside. Police attended and accompanied a woman to the hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries. Checks revealed the woman was a prohibited driver. Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

If you have information about crime contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at or by texting keyword TERRACE followed by your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

Released by

Cst. Crystal Evelyn

Community Policing / Media Relations Officer
Terrace RCMP
3205 Eby St., Terrace BC, V8G 2X7
Office: 250-638-7400
Fax: 250-638-7448


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