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Guelph Police Reports - Aug. 10, 2017

Web posted on August 10, 2017

Disturbance Call Leads to Arrest

On August 9, 2017 at 9:50am Guelph police were called to a Janefield Avenue address, where there was a report of a disturbance. Police determined that there had been a fight between two males that ended when one male allegedly struck the other in the head with an object. The victim in this incident was taken to Guelph General Hospital by ambulance and subsequently released with minor injuries.

A 23 year old Guelph male was charged with assault with a weapon and breach of probation. He was held for a bail hearing.

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Assault

On August 9, 2017 at 12:35pm a female was walking in the area of Gordon / Wellington. A male, not known to her, allegedly approached her, had a brief conversation and then assaulted her. The victim did not require any medical attention as a result of the assault.

A 64 year old Guelph male was charged with assault. He was held for a bail hearing.

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Cyclist Struck

On August 9, 2017 at 7:15pm, Guelph police were called to the intersection of Silvercreek and Willow, where there was a report that a cyclist had been struck. Police determined a vehicle was making a left turn, obeying a displayed left arrow and it is alleged that a cyclist was riding his bicycle through the crosswalk at that time.

As a result of the investigation, a 30 year old Guelph male was charged with cyclist riding through crosswalk under the Highway Traffic Act. There were no injuries in this collision and there was minimal damage.

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Disturbance

On August 9, 2017 at 8:57pm Guelph police were called to an Applewood Crescent address, where there was a report of a large brawl. Multiple police vehicles were dispatched to investigate. Involved parties were separated without incident. There were no complaints of assaults or no injuries. A 29 year old female was charged under the Liquor Licence Act.

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Damage to Vehicles

Guelph Police are investigating a series of incidents involving damage to vehicles. At some time between the evening of Monday, August 7, 2017 and the morning of Tuesday, August 8, 2017, culprit(s) were in the area of Elmira between Paisley and Freshmeadow and damaged several cars that were in driveways.

Specifically, vehicles were scratched along one or both sides with a sharp object. In total, eleven vehicles have been scratched, resulting in an approimxate damage value of $4000.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst. B. Estabrooks at 519-824-1212 ext. 7259. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips .

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Robbery Suspect Assistance Requested

On July 24, 2017 at 4:21pm a lone male entered a store in the area of York / Victoria. The male approached the clerk and made a demand for cash, stating he had a weapon. The suspect then fled with an undisclosed amount of money and items from the store. Guelph Police are asking for assistance in identifying the suspect.

If you have information on who this male may be, please contact D/Cst. Chris Probst at 519-824-1212 ext. 7342. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips .

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Impaired Driving Arrest

On August 7, 2017 at approximately 11:44pm Guelph Police received a call from two concerned citizens with regards to a vehicle that was allegedly being driven erratically. Police were eventually able to locate the vehicle and conduct a traffic stop on Macalister Blvd. The male driver was spoken to by police.

As a result of this investigation, the male driver was arrested for impaired driving. Subsequent to his arrest, the male is alleged to have refused to cooperate with police in providing breath samples. This is a criminal offence and he was further charged with refuse to provide breath sample.

Jonathon Crispi, a 39 year old Guelph male, was given an August 22, 2017 court date.

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Home Invasion UPDATE

On August 6, 2017 at approximately 5:15am four victims were inside their apartment on Kathleen Street, when two suspects forced their way in and brandished weapons while demanding their cell phones and wallets. A 19 year old male and a 26 year old male have been charged with numerous criminal code offences.

On August 7, 2017 at approximately 3:50pm, a third person, a 20 year old Guelph male, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and assault cause bodily harm. He was given a September 12, 2017 court date.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Guelph Police Service at Det. Cst. Hunt at 519-824-1212 ext 7359. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips .


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