Police report thefts, assaults and accidents

Police advise those needing criminal record checks to get theirs soon, because it takes an average of six to eight weeks to process.

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Police got a report at 2:06 p.m. June 20 of an abandoned, commercial-grade cement mixer on a trailer on municipal property in the Industrial area.

Sgt. Rose says police suspect the mixer may be stolen, and they ask that the owner come to the Houston RCMP and provide details about the make, model or serial number to claim the property.


Police got a report a possible domestic assault in progress June 20 at 11:17 p.m. at a home in Hagman Crescent.

Sgt. Rose says police separated the pair, talked to them and found that no assault was committed, but to avoid more problems, they sent the male on his way.

Shortly after, police were called to another home on Hagman Crescent – where the male had gone.

Police arrested the male and lodged him in cells to prevent further disturbances, releasing him later without charge, said Sgt. Rose.


Police got a report at 11:43 p.m. June 20 of a disturbance at the 2035 Sullivan Way apartments.

Sgt. Rose says they reported a person was banging on the doors in the hallway of the first floor, so police attended and asked residents to keep the noise down.


A vehicle hit a deer on Highway 16 east of Houston on June 18.

Sgt. Rose says police got the report June 21 and sent a report to ICBC because the damages were over $1,000.

No one was injured in the crash and the condition of the deer is unknown, said Sgt. Rose.


Police got a report of a drunk male on Pearson Road on June 21 at 3:35 p.m.

Sgt Rose says police arrested the male for breach of conditions and lodged him in cells until sober.

He will face a breach charge in the Houston court Aug. 19.


Police got a report at 9 p.m. June 21 of several youth at Twain Sullivan Elementary damaging flower planters and overturning garbage.

Sgt. Rose says the youth were identified and police talked with their guardians.

No charges are expected but Sgt. Rose says the youth will participate in restorative justice.


Police got a report of a small fire on Tweedie Avenue at 11:05 p.m. June 21.

Sgt. Rose says both police and fire attended and extinguished the fire.


Police got a report of a possible assault in progress at a Houston trailer court at 11:35 p.m. June 21.

Sgt. Rose says police found twelve people, got various stories, and learned that there had been a consensual fight.

No one was injured so no charges were pursued, he said.


Police got a report of a fight at a home on Kanata Avenue at 12:30 a.m. June 22.

Sgt. Rose says police learned that two people were drunk and engaged in a consensual fight.

For reasons unrelated to the fight, one of the two was brought to the Bulkley Valley Hospital for treatment, Rose said.


Police got a report at 12:36 p.m. June 22 of several people trying to burn some shrubs adjacent to a local restaurant.

Sgt. Rose says police talked to those involved and to the property owner, who did not want to press charges because damage was minimal.

Police also found that one of the people had marijuana on them, but the amount was small so they did not pursue charges, said Sgt. Rose


Police went to a home on the Tatchet reserve to arrest a male with an arrest warrant at 10:20 p.m. June 22.

Sgt. Rose says police found the male in breach of conditions and arrested him, holding him in custody for the weekend.

He was released with strict conditions by a judge on last week Monday.


Police stopped a vehicle on Copeland Avenue at 4:49 p.m. June 23.

Sgt. Rose says police found that the driver was prohibited, they charged him and his vehicle was impounded for seven days.


Police got a report of a theft from a vehicle on 9th Street at 1:30 p.m. June 25.

Sgt. Rose says the person’s disabled parking permit was stolen from their unlocked vehicle, and anyone with information is asked to contact the Houston RCMP at 250-845-2204 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, because they are hard to replace.

Sgt. Rose encourages people to lock their vehicle doors to avoid theft.


Police would like the public to know that it takes an average of six to eight weeks to process a criminal record check.

Sgt. Rose says it is a time consuming process, so those who need a check for a job or volunteer application are asked to bring in paperwork as soon as possible.