More Suspicious Marine Activity Reported to Police – Kitimat Northern Sentinel

Suspicious activity and water robberies keep Kitimat RCMP officers busy, the Kitimat RCMP Detachment’s June 9-16 incident log shows that required police response.

On June 13 at 2:14 p.m., Kitimat RCMP received a suspicious person report at MK Bay Marina from the previous week, specifically June 8 at 11 p.m.

The caller reported that a boat operator noticed two people who may be trying to steal fuel from a boat. No description provided.

There have been several reports of thefts in this area. Police remind the public to keep items safe and, if they observe suspicious activity, to report it to the police.

Noise complaint

On June 9 at 5:00 p.m., Kitimat RCMP were called to a residence on Finch Street to a report of loud music.

When the police arrived, no music was heard from the property. Police spoke with the property representative who acknowledged why the police were there and admitted they had been playing music earlier.

Police reminded the property representative of Kitimat’s 24-hour noise bylaw.


On June 10 at 6:22 am, Kitimat RCMP received a report of a commercial alarm at a downtown business.

The police intervened, confirmed that the doors were secure and that there were no signs of disturbance. Confirmed false by the presence of the police.

Help Kitamaat Fire

At 3:28 a.m. June 11, Kitimat RCMP received a request from the Kitamaat Fire Department for assistance in reporting a residence filling with smoke.

During the presence of the police in collaboration with Kitamaat Fire, they were able to confirm that there was no fire in the residence. It was just cigarette smoke. No injuries.

Crash 911

On June 11 at 3:09 p.m., Kitimat RCMP received a report of a 911 call from a cell phone. Police were able to locate the owner of the phone who inadvertently dialed 911 while at work and confirmed his well-being.


On June 12 at 10:32 a.m. Kitimat RCMP received a report of a vehicle mischief that occurred overnight in the 1100 block of Kingfisher Ave.

A Ford Explorer had its windows smashed with a piece of asphalt. Nothing was reported stolen from the vehicle. If anyone has any information regarding this act of mischief, please contact Kitimat RCMP or, if you wish to remain anonymous, CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Pool alarm

On June 13 at 7:41 a.m. Kitimat RCMP were alerted to an alarm at the pool, police responded and checked all doors. The doors seemed secure.

Police spoke with a Kitimat District employee who came to the pool early to fix something that inadvertently set off the alarm. Judged false by the police presence.


At 12:40 a.m. on June 14, Kitimat RCMP officers were on patrol when they observed new graffiti on two bus shelters. One shelter located on Alexander Ave, the other on Kingfisher Ave.

Both shelters had a similar orange spray paint on the windows, with the letter combination appearing to be “SERD” sprayed into the shelters multiple times.

If anyone has information on the person(s) responsible for the graffiti, please contact Kitimat RCMP or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Road check stop

On June 15 at 10:52 p.m., Kitimat RCMP officers conducted a traffic stop on Highway 37.

Police verified that over 20 vehicles were stopped, resulting in an immediate roadside ban as well as a failure to stop for police.

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