Double police report

One semi truck rear-ended another on Nov. 3, rolling downhill into the other semi truck because of a mechanical issue.

A vehicle drove on the Houston Secondary School sports field causing significant damage to the grass sometime during the night before Nov. 7. Sgt. Rose says a vehicle in that area was called in

Police ticketed a driver for driving without due care at 1:05 p.m. Nov. 1, after he rear-ended another vehicle, stopped by a flagger on the bridge east of Houston.

RCMP Sgt. Rose says both drivers were checked by paramedics and found uninjured.

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Police arrested a male for assaulting a female on Hagman Crescent at 9:55 p.m. Nov. 2.

Sgt. Rose says the male was released to face charges in Houston Dec. 16.

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Police got a report of a fight in progress at a local bar at 1:17 p.m. Nov. 3.

Sgt. Rose says the parties were separated but were uncooperative with police, and police arrested and ticketed one male for being drunk in public.

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Two vehicles crashed on Highway 16 at Knockholt Road at 7:10 p.m. Nov. 3.

Sgt. Rose says one driver was served a three-day immediate roadside prohibition and ticketed for driving contrary to restrictions.

The second driver was taken to the hospital by paramedics for minor, non-life threatening injuries.

Police also seized a quantity of fish from one of the vehicles and called BC Conservation to help investigate, and Sgt. Rose says charges are expected under the B.C. wildlife legislation.

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A semi truck ran into another semi truck on Highway 16 near Gushwa Road at 9 p.m. Nov. 3.

Sgt. Rose says the semi rolled downhill into the other semi, and police seized the truck and did a mechanical inspection.

Police found that the cause was a mechanical issue, and no charges were laid.

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A vehicle hit a moose 20 kilometres east of Houston on Highway 16 at 6:15 a.m. Nov. 4.

Sgt. Rose says the driver was not seriously injured, the vehicle damage was minimal and the moose was put down because of injuries.

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A vehicle hit a deer on Highway 16 near Buck Flats at 5:20 p.m. Nov. 4.

Sgt. Rose says the driver wasn’t injured, the vehicle was significantly damaged and the deer was put down because of injuries.

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Winter tires were stolen from a home on 13th Street sometime overnight from Nov. 4 to Nov. 5.

Sgt. Rose says anyone with information is asked to contact Houston RCMP at 250-845-2204 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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A duct tape wallet was turned into police Nov. 6, found near Four Seasons Park.

Sgt. Rose says the owner can claim the wallet at the Houston RCMP.

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Police stopped a vehicle with five intoxicated people on Highway 116 and Highway 118 at 2:20 p.m. Nov. 6.

Sgt. Rose says one passenger was so drunk they were rushed to the Smithers hospital by the ambulance.

The driver was issued a 90-day driving prohibition, the vehicle was impounded for seven days, and the other three passengers were arrested and ticketed for being drunk in public.

The driver will face charges in Houston Jan. 20 for driving while suspended.

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Police arrested a female for assaulting a male at a home on Pearson Road at 4:10 p.m. Nov. 6.

Sgt. Rose says the female had an outstanding arrest warrant from Prince George for failing to show up to give a DNA sample for an unrelated file.

Police got a DNA sample and sent it to Prince George, and the female will face charges of assault in Houston Jan. 20.

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Police stopped a vehicle for failing to stop at a stop sign on Hagman Crescent at 1:42 a.m. Nov. 7.

Sgt. Rose says police demanded a breath sample, issued the driver a warning and a three-day immediate roadside prohibition and impounded the vehicle for three days.

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A vehicle hit a deer on Highway 16 and North Nadina Avenue at 8 a.m. Nov. 7.

Sgt. Rose says the driver wasn’t injured, there was significant vehicle damage and the deer was killed in the crash.

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Police got a report of mischief at Houston Secondary School at 9 a.m. Nov. 7.

Sgt. Rose says a vehicle drove on the sports field causing significant damage to the grass.

A vehicle was called in, stopped and checked in that area the night before, but no evidence was found on the vehicle and the tires didn’t match the tracks on the field, said Sgt. Rose.

The case is still under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Houston RCMP at 250-845-2204 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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A Samsung cell phone was turned into police Oct. 19, found near Pearson Road.

Sgt. Rose says anyone who can provide information about the phone can claim it at the Houston RCMP.

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Police stopped a vehicle at a police check point on Highway 16 at Buck Creek at 12:30 a.m. Nov. 10.

Sgt. Rose says police smelled marijuana, arrested the occupants, and found and seized a small amount on marijuana in the vehicle.

No charges were laid, but a female was arrested for breaching conditions of no contact with another occupant in the vehicle.

She was arrested and lodged in cells to appear in Houston court Nov. 12.

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Police checked on the well-being of a male on Pearson Road at 6 p.m. Nov. 10, after getting report that the family could not reach him.

Sgt. Rose says police found the elderly male deceased, no foul play is suspected and the case was turned over to BC Coroners Service.

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Police arrested a male for being drunk in public, after he was found staggering on Kanata Avenue at 8:10 p.m. Nov. 12.

Sgt. Rose says the male complained of medical issues while in cells, and was brought to the Smithers hospital by Ambulance for treatment.

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In the past 14 days, police responded to five alarms, four traffic-related complaints, three bylaw complaints, and two abandoned 9-1-1 calls.

 

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