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Guelph Police Reports - January 17, 2014

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Counterfeit money - arrest

In December of 2013, Waterloo Regional Police Service arrested a female for passing counterfeit bank notes. That investigation revealed that the female was linked to additional incidents occurring in Guelph.

Continued investigation alleges that between August 2013 and December 2013 the female went to various retailers throughout Guelph passing counterfeit Canadian and US bank notes. On January16, 2014 an arrest was made.

Jenna MCARTHUR, 29 years of Kitchener has been charged with six counts of utter counterfeit money. She will appear in court on February 28, 2014.


Suspicious person call

On January 17, 2014 at approximately 12:40 a.m., the Guelph Police attended to a Tobey Avenue residence to investigate a suspicious person complaint. It is alleged that shortly before midnight, a female rang the doorbell.

When the resident answered, the female said her daughter has had an asthma attack and her husband who has their debit card is out of town and she needed cash to fill a prescription at Shoppers before it closed at midnight. The resident did turn over some cash to assist this female. It is believed that this incident was most likely a scam.

The Guelph Police would suggest that caution be taken when people that you do not know come to your door.

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