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Guelph Police Reports - January 06, 2014

Web posted on January 06, 2014

Car hits fence after avoiding collision

On January 3, 2014 at 5:40 p.m., the Guelph Police attended to the area of Marlborough Road and Speedvale Avenue for a collision. It is alleged that an unknown vehicle was stopped at the stop sign on Marlborough Road and quickly accelerated northbound through the intersection and began to slide on the wet icy road.

A 2005 Volkswagen being operated by a 41-year-old Guelph male was westbound on Speedvale Avenue and swerved to avoid a collision with the unknown vehicle. The swerve caused the Volkswagen to slide off the roadway, striking the fence on a property on Marlborough Road. The other vehicle left the scene.

The unknown vehicle is described as a beige or grey four door vehicle. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Cst Matt Jotham at 519-824-1212 ext. 7434. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crimestoppersguelphwellington.com.

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Disturbance at restaurant

On January 5, 2014 at 8:40 p.m., the Guelph Police attended to a restaurant located on Stone Road East to deal with an intoxicated male causing a disruption. Staff, with the assistance of an off duty Guelph police officer, removed the man and held him outside until police arrived. A 51-year-old male from Campbellville was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place.

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Theft from cars - arrests

On January 6, 2014 at 1:00 a.m., the Guelph Police attended to the area of Deerpath Drive after receiving a call about two males going car to car. Police located the two males on Lois Lane and attempted to arrest them. One male was arrested while the second fled on foot.

A canine track was conducted and the second male was located and arrested a short distance away. Further investigation discovered that the males had not only stolen from unlocked cars but that they had also attempted to break into three homes on Deerpath Drive.

Police recovered 31 stolen items including cell phones, GPS, sunglasses and several phone chargers.

Police are requesting that if members of the public have had their vehicles entered overnight please contact the Guelph Police General Office at 519-824-1212 ext. 7241 to report any thefts. An 18-year-old Guelph male has been charged with trespass by night, theft under $5,000, possession of stolen property and three counts of attempt break and enter. He will appear in court on January 15, 2014.

An 18-year-old Guelph male has been charged with trespass by night, theft under $5,000, possession of stolen property, escape lawful custody and three counts of attempt break and enter. He will appear in bail court on January 6, 2014.

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Noises investigated

The Guelph Police attended multiple calls around the city yesterday to investigate banging noises people were hearing outside their homes. The calls were investigated and determined to be the sounds of cracking ice due to the extreme cold.


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