Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Emergency Service Files: August 2017











Our Archive of items for the month of June, from the files of law enforcement and other emergency responders in Northwestern British Columbia.

From the North Coast Review

Highway 16 closed to traffic east of Terrace, owing to vehicle incident
Prince Rupert City Council hears of successes and challenges of policing in the city
Council to receive update on RCMP's work in the community
More bear sightings on the city's west side
City calls attention to arson/vandalism incident at city baseball field
Commercial crabber ordered to pay $15,000 fine from 2015 incident
Terrace Mounties release details of July drug bust on Highway 16 West
Northwest Fire Centre reinforces campfire ban in region



Media From Across the Northwest

Prince Rupert/Port Edward/Haida Gwaii/North Coast

August 31 -- Crab Fishing boat runs aground
August 31 -- Crew Safe after crabbing vessel goes aground near Haida Gwaii
August 31 -- Crab-fishing boat runs aground on Rose Spit
August 25 -- Prince Rupert RCMP struggle with retention of experienced officers
August 23 -- Headless bear carcass dumped near Sandspit
August 23 -- Wrong people for the job
August 23 -- Rice reaffirms commitment to more conservation officers
August 19 -- Fire set at Patty Hutcheon Field
August 18 -- RCMP handling Prince Rupert dugout fire investigation
August 18 -- Five kayakers rescued off Hunter Point
August 18 -- Dugout fire in Prince Rupert (video)
August 17 -- Commercial Crab Harvester fined $15,000
August 17 -- Baseball dugout set on fire in Prince Rupert
August 16 -- Skipper fined $15,000 for illegal Dungeness harvest
August 15 -- RCMP wrangle tangled buck
August 8 -- 100 litres of diesel spilled along Highway 16
August 8 -- Small campfires permitted in Rupert
August 2 -- A look at Prince Rupert's Fire restrictions



Terrace/Kitimat

August 31 -- Terrace Detachment Service Report (August 29-30)
August 29 -- Terrace Detachment Service Report (August 28)
August 29 -- Vandalism on the pickleball court
August 29 -- Kitimat RCMP are continuing to see bear activity
August 28 -- Local man faces drug trafficking charges
August 28 -- Terrace man arrested for drug trafficking (RCMP statement)
August 28 -- Multiple Bear Calls in Kitimat RCMP statement)
August 28 -- Terrace Detachment Service Report (August 25 to 27)
August 27 -- RCMP still investigating crash east of Terrace
August 25 -- Bear destroyed in Thornhill  (video)
August 25 -- CO's warn against attracting bears, after Grizzly killed in Thornhill
August 25 -- Stolen Toyota found
August 25 -- Accident reduces Hwy 16 traffic to single lane east of Terrace
August 25 -- Bear terminated in Thornhill after rummaging through garbage
August 25 -- Bear complaints up this year
August 24 -- Grizzly  destroyed in campground
August 23 -- Grizzly seen in Terrace backyards
August 22 -- RCMP are warning Burns Lake residents of a possible scam (audio)
August 22 -- Black bear terminated Sunday night in Kitimat
August 22 -- Charges laid in  armed robbery earlier this year
August 22 -- Responsible driver's truck stolen from pub parking lot
August 21 -- Keith Avenue crash (video)
August 21 -- Crash takes out power in Terrace over weekend
August 21 -- Truck smashes into power pole closed Highway 16
August 21 -- Kitimat RCMP are dealing with multiple mischief calls
August 21 -- Mischief to Vehicles RCMP statement)
August 21 -- Terrace man charged with armed robbery
August 21 -- Kitimat RCMP investigating a Break and Enter (RCMP statement)
August 20 -- Grizzly sightings in rural residential area east of Terrace
August 16 -- Dramatic rescue on Kitimat Ricer reminder of need for water safety (audio)
August 14 -- Break and Enter at Kitimat Shoppers Drug Mart 
August 12 -- Terrace Swiftwater rescue team helps search for lost man in Stikine River
August 10 -- Terrace firefighters scramble to extinguish loader fire at Skeena Sawmills
August 10 -- Loader fire at Skeena Sawmills under investigation
August 3 -- Terrace Detachment Service Report (For August 2)
August 3 -- Pounds of marijuana seized during vehicle stop (RCMP statement)
August 2 -- Terrace Detachment Service Report (July 31 to August 1)
August 2 -- Tensions mount between Kitsumkalum Food fishers and Sports anglers
August 1 -- Anglers caught with Sockeye east of Stewart
August 1 -- RCMP respond to incident on Skeena River
August 1 -- Fire ban back in Terrace
August 1 -- City of Terrace issues second fire ban, this time including Ferry Island


Bulkley Valley and elsewhere


August 29 -- Jail N Bail fundraiser to assist Cops for Cancer Tour De North
August 25 -- Smithers to get a new fire truck
August 23 -- RCMP warn of possible paving scam in Burns Lake
August 23 -- Burns Lake RCMP warn of possible paving scam
August 21 -- Smithers RCMP report several motor-vehicle collisions over the last week
August 18 -- Conservation Officer service reminding public to keep a lid on wildlife attractants
August 18 -- 2 year anniversary of the search for Lester Sampson (video)
August 14 -- RCMP locate vehicle of Missing Fraser Lake Man - But search for Jerry Krietz continues
August 14 -- A single vehicle rollover in Telkwa results in no serious injuries
August 14 -- Single vehicle collision with a moose near Smithers sends two to hospital
August 18 -- Telkwa looks to deal with dangerous and aggressive dogs in the village
August 4 -- Bear cub rescued near Houston
August 8 -- RCMP nab pair of Burns Lake men after drug seizure
August 2 -- Fraser Lake Man missing

Ketchikan and Southeast Alaska


August 30 -- Coast Guard medevacs woman injured in fall aboard cruise ship
August 28 -- No injuries in early Monday trailer fire
August 23 -- Ketchikan man charged with alleged stabbing
August 22 -- Cutter Maple documents  a 'changing Arctic' in the NW Passage
August 14 -- Sitka camper unfazed by nosy brown bear
August 11 -- Sitka murder defendant to seek change of venue
August 2 -- Joplin murder trial pushed to mid-April
August 1 -- Troopers rescue two overdue boaters on POW


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