The latest in what has become an ongoing problem for the area took place on June 14th when members of the RCMP were called to the waterfront at 4 AM after a report of damage to four vehicles.
Upon arrival attending officers discovered extensive damage to the four vehicles with broken windows the main source of the vandalism. Two individuals were reported to have been in the area at the time of the incident and are considered to be persons of interest on the case file.
The Metlakatla Dock has been a frequent target for vandalism and in some instances arson, with a number of incidents investigated and a reward at one point even offered in a quest to find out who is responsible.
February 2016 -- Metlakatla First Nation offers reward related to morning fire on waterfront
February 2016 -- Prince Rupert RCMP investigating suspected arsons on waterfront
November 2015 -- Vandalism spree on Prince Rupert waterfront has RCMP seeking assistance of the public
More on the most recent spree can be found here.
Should you have any information related to the June 14th incident the RCMP would like to hear from you at 250-624-0700 or through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
Further background on Emergency Service notes can be reviewed on our archive page.