Terrace RCMP arrest squatters after pursuit on foot

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On Monday, Nov. 23, a homeowner contacted Terrace RCMP about the possibility of squatters living in his seasonal property, according to a Dec. 2 media release.

RCMP members attended the property and found an adult male and female unlawfully within. The occupants of the property tried to flee on foot but were arrested after a short pursuit.

Members searched the residence and found insecure firearms and ammunition which were seized. The male were arrested for Break and Enter, Breach of Undertaking x 3, Resisting Arrest and Careless use of a Firearm. The female were arrested for Break and Enter, Breach of Undertaking x 3, and Careless use of a Firearm.

Both were taken to the Terrace Detachment to be held for court.

To report a crime, or have information regarding an ongoing investigation, call Terrace RCMP at (250) 638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Ben Bogstie, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Interior News