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Guelph Police Report Jan. 14, 2020

Web posted on January 13, 2020

Male Arrested For Multiple Thefts

On January 6th, 2020, an adult male was observed shoplifting a bottle of alcohol from a store located near the intersection of Wellington Street West and Gordon Street in the City of Guelph. The male then left the store before he could be stopped. The bottle had a value of $27.20.

On January 12th, 2020, the same male was again observed shoplifting an identical bottle of alcohol from the same store. The male again left the store before he could be stopped. Police attended the area but were unable to locate him.

On January 13th, 2020, members of the Guelph Police Service were inside an apartment building located in the downtown core of the City of Guelph when they came across the male. He was subsequently arrested.

A 29 year old Guelph male has been charged with two counts of Theft Under $5,000.

He will appear in court on February 25th, 2020.

Gold VW Jetta Stolen

On January 12th, 2020, at 6:30pm, the owner of the gold VW Jetta turned on his vehicle and left it running as he went back inside his residence located near the intersection of Willow Road and Edinburgh Road North in the City of Guelph. He then looked outside and saw his vehicle being driven away.

Later that day, the Ontario Provincial Police located the vehicle unoccupied in a ditch in Alma

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Constable Bakir Medencevic at 519 824 1212 ext. 7235, email him at bmedencevic@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.

The Guelph Police Service would like to remind the public to lock your vehicles and never leave an unattended vehicle running.

Theft From Vehicle

Some time between 7pm on January 11th and 1am January 12th, 2020, a vehicle parked inside the garage of a residence located near the intersection of Gordon Street and College Avenue West in the City of Guelph was entered. Two pairs of gloves and a cup holder full of change was taken.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Special Constable Thomas Randell at 519 824 1212 ext. 7194, email him at trandell@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.

The Guelph Police Service would like to remind the public to lock your vehicles and close your garages.

Calls for Service in the last 24 hours: 171

Fire in Townhouse No injuries

On the 11th of January, 2020 at approximately 6:35pm, the Guelph Police Service and the Guelph Fire Department responded to a reported residential fire, in the area of Edinburgh Road and Willow Road.

Upon arrival, emergency responders found a family of four waiting outside the townhouse.  Investigation revealed smoke was coming through three townhouse units. Fire crews were able to locate a fire in the rear wall of one of the units. This fire extended from the first floor, through the second story and up to the attic.  Fire crews were able to extinguish this fire.  As a result, the residence is not livable until repairs are made.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the fire prevention office of the Guelph Fire Department.

Traffic Enforcement

The Guelph Police Service is committed to maintaining a high level of road safety for all drivers, passengers and pedestrians in the community. Over the course of 24 hours, 37 traffic stops were conducted by officers throughout the city.

Examples of Provincial Offence Notices (tickets) served within this time frame include: turn not in safety, speeding, and failing to yield to a pedestrian.

We would like to remind drivers that the speed limit in residential areas is 50km/hour unless otherwise posted.  With icy road conditions, please leave extra room between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you. Finally, in low visibility situations, please take the extra moment to double check that the roadway is clear, before you make any turns.

Recovered Stolen Property

On the 9th of January, 2020 a male party was arrested by the Guelph Police Service on an outstanding warrant.  Officers discovered that he was in possession of stolen property, and seized it all, in hopes of returning it all to the rightful owner.

If you are the owner of any of the items in the photo below, please contact Constable Alex NAGRODSKI at to anagrodski@guelphpolice.ca to arrange a time to come and pick up your property.

Attempted Bank Robbery

On the 10th of January, 2020 at approximately 9:45am, police attended to a bank located in the south end of the city, in response to a robbery that had just occurred.

Two parties entered the bank, dressed in dark clothing and wearing masks and gloves.  They demanded to be let into the vault, but were told by employees that this particular site was a cashless bank.

Witnesses inside the bank advised police that although no firearm was seen, one of the suspects kept their hand in the front pocket of their sweater, as if there was a firearm hidden inside.

The suspects fled the scene without obtaining any money.  They were last seen driving a newer model white, 4-door Honda Civic hatchback.  Multiple officers checked the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle or the suspects.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Cst. Laura BERNHARDT at lbernhardt@guelphpolice.ca or for anonymous tips call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Routine Patrol Leads to Arrest

On the 10th of January, 2020 members of the Guelph Police Service Tactical Unit were conducting routine patrol on Fife Road when they observed a male and female riding their bikes in the parking lot of a townhouse complex.  Officers observed that the male party was riding a mountain bike which matched the description of one that had been recently reported stolen.

Officers spoke to the male and through further investigation, it was discovered that he was on conditions not to be in the company of the female he was riding with.

As a result, the 27 year old Guelph male was arrested for possession of stolen property and two counts of breach probation.  He was taken to the Guelph Police Service station and subsequently released with a court date of February 14th, 2020.

Stabbing in the Downtown Area

At approximately 2:23am on the 11th of January, 2020 the Guelph Police Service received multiple calls to attend in the area of a nightclub located on Wyndham Street in regard to a disturbance.  Police received information that there were approximately 30 people fighting in the middle of the road.

Officers located two involved male parties and discovered that both were suffering from stab wounds.  They were transported to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.

This investigation is currently ongoing.  If you have information to provide in regard to this incident, and have not already spoken to police, please contact Cst. Kenneth DUNN at Kdunn@guelphpolice.ca or for anonymous tips call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Calls for service in the past 24 hours: 289

 


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