A vehicle hit a moose on Morgan Road at 5:45 p.m. Nov. 26. Sgt. Rose says the car was destroyed

Weekly police report

Police are upping enforcement for the holidays and putting up roadblocks to check for impaired drivers.

Police have an arrest warrant for a male who was convicted here and is not complying with court conditions.

RCMP Sgt. Rose says they working to find and arrest the male.

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Police stopped an impaired driver on Butler Avenue at 6:20 p.m. Nov. 21.

Sgt. Rose said police demanded a roadside screen and issued a warning and a three-day roadside prohibition, and impounded the vehicle for seven days.

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Police and the Fire Department got report of a fire in a home in Topley at 8:10 p.m. Nov. 21.

Sgt. Rose said the Topley Fire Department put out the chimney fire and no one was injured.

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Police are seeking an arrest warrant for a female who failed to be home on court curfew Nov. 21, Sgt. Rose said.

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Police were confronted with a man with an armed male at a home at 12 a.m. Nov. 22.

Sgt. Rose said the male didn’t realize it was police at the door, and was arrested without incident to face charges in Houston court Jan. 20.

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A westbound vehicle hit a deer on Highway 16 near Buck Creek Bridge at 10:45 a.m. Nov. 22.

Sgt. Rose says the vehicle was damaged, no was injured but the deer was killed in the crash.

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Police arrested a male for assaulting a female on Hagman Crescent at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 22.

Sgt. Rose said the male will face charges in Houston court Jan. 20.

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Police got report of a hit and run in the mall parking lot at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 26.

Sgt. Rose says police identified the suspect vehicle thanks to a witness, and are working to locate and charge the driver for failing to remain on scene.

No one was injured and the damage to the vehicles was minor, Sgt. Rose said.

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Police got report of an intoxicated female refusing to leave a residence on the Tatchet Reserve at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 27.

Sgt. Rose said police drove the female home to prevent further disturbance.

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In the past seven days police have responded to seven traffic complaints, three false alarms, two abandoned 9-1-1 calls, and one bylaw complaint.

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Sgt. Rose says they are already starting holiday enforcement, with roadblocks to look for impaired drivers.

The roadblocks will continue throughout the holidays by police and the Traffic Services Unit from Smithers.

Houston RCMP will put up roadblocks Dec. 7, as part of a national Impaired Driving Enforcement Campaign.

Sgt. Rose says people putting on or participating in parties should arrange transportation and have a designated driver.

“Otherwise, the red and blues will find you,” he said.

 

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