Calls steady for Hazelton RCMP

The last few weeks have been steady for the New Hazelton RCMP detachment and have included several calls.

The last few weeks have been steady for the New Hazelton RCMP detachment and have included several calls.

On May 26, they responded to a complaint of a disturbance in the Village of Gitsegukla.

Upon arrival, they located a male who was on no-contact conditions with a particular female that he was with and was consequently arrested for breaching his conditions, forcible confinement and an assault.

The male was held in custody for a judicial justice of the peace hearing.

On May 27, police responded to a suicidal male who had walked into the Kispiox River.

After arriving on scene, the male then came out of the water and stated he was not suicidal but was depressed.

He was subsequently transported to the hospital to speak to a doctor.

On May 28, the New Hazelton RCMP returned to the Village of Kispiox after receiving a complaint that people were allegedly fighting.

It was determined that two males had been fighting and one male picked up a rock and hit the other male in the head.

The suspect male was then arrested for assault causing bodily harm.

On May 31, RCMP and rescue units responded to a call that a vehicle was in the water west of Gitsegukla.

Upon their arrival at the scene they found that the driver had been able to get out of his vehicle and was later located at his home in Kitwanga.

A witness stated that they heard him state he had too much to drink.

June 1, police located an intoxicated male who stumbled out of the bushes in Kispiox.

However, the male fled back into the bushes when he saw the RCMP.

The officers then searched the woods, located and arrested the male, who was known to be on abstain conditions.

A second intoxicated male was also located and transported to cells where he was released once he was sober.

In addition to locating and apprehending the two males, the RCMP officers search also discovered a large amount of alcohol hidden in the bushes which was subsequently destroyed.

On June 9, New Hazelton RCMP received a complaint of a male who was suicidal.

They were informed that family members were currently out making patrols for the individual.

One family member located the male who then fled in his truck.

Police continued their patrols and started to form a search party when the male was then located and transported to the hospital.



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