Skidegate home invasion investigated by RCMP

  • Oct. 25, 2010 12:00 p.m.

Queen Charlotte RCMP responded to 12 calls for service during the week from Oct. 18 to 24, says Sgt. Rob Knapton. Some of these calls included:. A report of a home invasion in progress in the Skidegate Heights neighbourhood, called in at 1:40 am Sunday (Oct. 24). According to the call, two armed men were attempting to kick in the door to a residence in the 500 block of Mountain View Way. Both suspects fled in a truck before the police arrived. The truck is described as greyish, with metal bars behind the window and something bright-coloured in the bed. The suspects are described as around 5’9″ or 5’10”, medium build, wearing hoodies and a baseball cap. Anyone with any information about this incident should contact the Queen Charlotte RCMP at 559-4421 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.. On Oct. 22, the RCMP received a complaint of a Skidegate resident driving through a construction area, although a flagger had indicated the vehicle was to stop. Sgt. Knapton reminds drivers that traffic control is there for people’s safety. Please respect flaggers’ directions and stop when asked.. Police investigated a complaint of a possible impaired driver in Sandspit the evening of Oct. 22.. Later that same evening, police received a call about a person refusing to leave a residence in Sandspit.. RCMP conducted checkstops in Queen Charlotte and Sandspit on Oct. 22.. On Oct. 21, just after noon, police received a complaint that a dog had bitten someone in a yard in Skidegate. The dog was tied up, but was able to reach a person working in the yard.. On Oct. 19, RCMP investigated a complaint of mischief in the Skidegate Heights neighbourhood.. On Oct. 18, in the morning, police received a complaint that someone had been uttering threats in Skidegate Heights. A youth was arrested and held in cells, and was then released to appear in court at a later date.