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Guelph Police Reports - February 27, 2014

Web posted on February 27, 2014

Youth bitten by dog

On February 25, 2014 at 3:30 p.m., a 14-year-old male was walking in Hamilton Park when he was bitten by a dog being walked by what appeared to be a mother and daughter. The dog was on a long leash and is described as a medium sized, long haired dog and having a light coloured coat.

The mother appeared to be older with light blonde hair. The daughter was described to be approximately 7-years-old with long dark hair, wearing glasses and a hi-visibility vest on top of a purple winter coat.

The owners could be heard yelling the name "Digger" at the dog during the incident. As a result, the young male suffered two puncture wounds on his right leg. The parents of the youth are seeking the owner's help, in coming forward with the dog's veterinary history to establish if any medical treatment is needed due to the bite.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cst. N. Pickard at 519-824-1212 at extension #7422.

Leashing and Control:
A dog must be on a leash no longer than 1.8 metres (6 ft) when on a public trail, park or thoroughfare. The fine is $35 + a $5 surcharge. Extendable leads are not permitted. Dogs must be under a person's control at all times (on and off leash) and kept at least 1 metre from other people or animals.


Male asleep in car arrested

On February 27, 2014 at 12:42 a.m., the Guelph Police located a parked vehicle in the plaza parking lot located at Woodlawn Road and Silvercreek Parkway. The vehicle had front-end damage and there was a male asleep in the driver's seat. An investigation led to the arrest of the male.

A 43-year-old Owen Sound man has been charged with care and control impaired, care and control over 80 mg, two counts of breach recognizance and possession of a controlled substance (CDSA). He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing on February 27, 2014.


Impaired driving arrest

On February 27, 2014 at 2:10 a.m., the Guelph Police observed a vehicle being driven on Fife Road. The female driver exited her vehicle and walked to her residence. Police investigation led to the arrest of the female for being impaired by drugs.

Tracy McMillan, 40 years of Guelph has been charged with impaired driving by drugs as well as driving while disqualified under the Highway Traffic Act. She will appear in court on April 4, 2014.

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