Assault on Second Avenue
A man was assaulted by four other men near Second Avenue West and Seventh Street on Nov. 26.
A witness reported that they observed four men attacking another man by kicking and punching him. Police located and spoke with the victim who indicated that the attackers were not known to him. No suspects were located.
Police are asking the public that if they witnessed anything suspicious in the early morning hours between 3-5 a.m. on Second Avenue West and Seventh Street related to this matter to contact the Prince Rupert RCMP.
Driving under the influence
A police officer stopped a motor vehicle on 11th Avenue in the early evening of Nov. 26 for a motor vehicle infraction. While the police officer was interacting with the driver, the police officer detected symptoms that are consistent with drug impairment.
The driver of the motor vehicle admitted to drug use prior to operating the motor vehicle. The driver was issued a 24-hour driving prohibition, and the vehicle was towed.
Second Avenue collision
A T-bone collision occurred on Second Avenue West and 11th Street on Nov. 25 at 10:15 a.m.
A vehicle was attempting to cross Second Avenue from 11th Street to Beach Street when a vehicle travelling on Second Avenue West collided with it. One of the occupants of the motor vehicle involved in the collision sustained a sore neck. Both of the vehicles were towed, a violation ticket was not issued to either drivers.
Driver fined for failing to show insurance.
While on patrol at approximately 12:05 p.m. on Nov. 24, a police officer observed a vehicle near Mcbride Street and Third Avenue East that had inactive insurance that had expired five days prior.
The vehicle was stopped, the driver said they had forgot to renew their insurance. A violation ticket was issued to the driver for failing to produce their insurance which is an $81 fine. The driver was provided a courtesy ride to the insurance company for them to renew their insurance.
Police want to remind the registered owner of vehicles to ensure that their insurance is current as police have been encountering a number of vehicles that have not been insured. Driving without insurance can carry a $598 penalty and may result in your vehicle being be towed.