A green logging truck pulled down the CN crossing lights at 9:27 a.m. Oct. 23. RCMP Sgt. Rose says the truck drove over the crossing with the truck trailer stakes flipped up

Police arrest a male with a knife

Police fought with and arrested a male with a knife on Pearson Road after 12:15 a.m. Oct. 19.

Houston police mediated a dispute between two neighbours near Avalon subdivision at 4:45 p.m. Oct. 18.

RCMP Sgt. Rose says the neighbours were disputing whether one was permitted to feed another neighbour’s cows.


A driver was rushed to the hospital at 11:07 p.m. Oct. 18 after their vehicle hit a moose on Highway 16 near Morgan Road.

Sgt. Rose says the driver had a non-life threatening laceration, the passenger was not injured and the moose was killed.


An intoxicated male was arrested at 11:34 p.m. Oct. 18 after he was reported shouting in the area of Hagman Crescent.

Sgt. Rose says the male was issued a ticket, lodged in cells for being drunk in public and released when sober.


Police fought with and arrested a male with a knife on Pearson Road after 12:15 a.m. Oct. 19.

Sgt. Rose says the male was charged with assaulting a police officer and possession of a weapon, and will answer to a judge in Houston on Dec. 16.


At 2:11 p.m. Oct. 19, police found a drunk male on Pearson Road talking about harming himself.

Sgt. Rose says the male was taken to the hospital for assessment under the Mental Health Act.


Police arrested a female for punching a male at 3:25 Oct. 19 on Pearson Road.

Sgt. Rose says no assault charges were laid at the victim’s request.


A black touch-screen cell phone was found on Pearson Road at 3 p.m. Oct. 19.

Sgt. Rose says the owner is unknown and can claim the phone at the Houston RCMP office by reporting the make, model, phone number or serial number.


Police arrested and charged a driver on Pearson Road for driving while suspended at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19.

Sgt. Rose says the driver failed a breath sample while driving during a 90-day driving prohibition, and will face charges in Houston Dec. 16.


Police found a stolen pickup, bobcat and trailer parked near Tweedie Avenue at 12:32 p.m. Oct. 20.

Sgt. Rose says the truck was stolen from Williams Lake and the licence place, bobcat and trailer were stolen from Prince Rupert.

Police seized and impounded all the vehicles, which were analyzed by a forensic specialist from Terrace.

No one was arrested and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Houston RCMP at 250-845-2204 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Police arrested a drunk male with open liquor at 2035 Sullivan Way at 8:10 p.m. Oct. 20.

Sgt. Rose says the male was issued a violation ticket for being drunk in public and carrying open liquor.


An out-of-town vehicle was reported in the ditch on Highway 16 near Summit Lake Road at 4:30 a.m. Oct. 21.

Sgt. Rose says the driver fell asleep and was issued a violation ticket, but no one was injured in the accident.


B.C. Conservation called police for help with a male who would not identify himself, stopped on the Gransile Connector at 5:41 a.m. Oct. 21.

Sgt. Rose says police found a small amount of marijuana, demanded a breath sample which the driver failed, and issued a 90-day immediate roadside prohibition and impounded the vehicle for 30 days.

Police arrested the driver who was prohibited from operating a vehicle in B.C., and later released him to face charges for driving while suspended in Houston court Dec. 16.


Police arrested a female in breach of probation conditions at 2035 Sullivan Way at 10:43 p.m. Oct. 21.

Sgt. Rose says the female faced charges in Smithers the next day.

While there, police talked to a second female who seemed in breach of conditions, but the female jumped off the second floor balcony and ran away.

Police have requested a warrant for her arrest, said Sgt. Rose.


Police did a curfew check on Baggerman Crescent and found no one home at 10:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

Sgt. Rose says police are seeking an arrest warrant for the person.


Police arrested a male for assault at a local liquor establishment at 10:14 p.m. Oct. 23.

Sgt. Rose says police found a male bleeding from his face, but the victim did not want to press charges.

Police are proposing charges for breach of probation conditions.


Police got a report of a suspicious person knocking on windows and shining a light inside of a home on Pearson Road at 12:40 a.m. Oct. 24.

Sgt. Rose says the person was gone when police arrived and they did foot patrols but found no one.

Sgt. Rose asks the public not to delay in calling the RCMP when they see suspicious activity.


In the past seven days police have gotten three false alarms, four traffic complaints, and two abandoned 9-1-1 calls.


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