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Guelph Police Reports - April 22, 2014

Web posted on April 22, 2014

Watson Parkway speeder

On April 20, 2014, the Guelph Police were monitoring speeds of motor vehicles with a stationary radar device on Watson Parkway North due to residents in the area complaining of vehicles travelling at excessive speeds.

At approximately 1:47 p.m., police clocked a motorcycle travelling at 99 km/hr in the posted 50km/hr zone. Police found that the 34-year-old Guelph male driver had his 6-year-old daughter on the back of the motorcycle.

The male was issued a Provincial Offence Notice for speeding with a $359.00 fine and four demerit points. The driver was 1 km/hr away from having his motorcycle impounded for 7 days and his licence seized for 7 days under the Provincial Street Racing legislation.

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Break and enter

On April 20, 2014 5:08 a.m., the Guelph Police went to a Woodlawn Road West business to investigate a break and enter. The front door glass had been smashed to gain entry and a quantity of pants and coats were stolen.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to please contact Cst. M. Oliver at 519-824-1212 ext. 7262. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crimestoppersguelphwellington.com.

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Two car collision

On April 21, 2014 at 1:45 p.m., the Guelph Police went to a two-vehicle collision that occurred in the intersection of Speedvale Avenue West at Edinburgh Road North. It is alleged that a 1998 Toyota being operated by 28-year-old Guelph woman was travelling eastbound on Speedvale.

A 2002 Ford being operated by a 21-year-old Guelph woman that was travelling westbound on Speedvale attempted to turn left onto Edinburgh and was struck by the Toyota. The Toyota then struck a traffic light standard on the southeast corner of the intersection, causing the standard to be severed from its base.

Both vehicles were demolished. The 28-year-old Guelph woman was transported to the Guelph General Hospital with minor injuries and the 21-year-old female was treated at the scene by EMS.

The 21-year-old was charged with turn not in safety contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.

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Robbery

On April 21, 2014 at 3:30 p.m., the Guelph Police began an investigation into a robbery. It is alleged that a male was walking in Dunhill Park when he was attacked by two unknown males. One of the males struck him with a stick, knocking him unconscious. The victim was then robbed of his property.

The suspects are described as:
1- White male, 17-25 years of age, 6 `tall, wearing a dark hoody.
2- White male, 17-25 years of age, 5'6", wearing a dark hoody.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to please contact Cst. D. Gould at 519-824-1212 ext. 7056. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crimestoppersguelphwellington.com.

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Break and enter

On April 22, 2014 at 4:30 a.m.,the Guelph Police went to a Wellington Street East business to investigate a break and enter. The front door glass had been smashed to gain entry and a quantity of cash was stolen.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to please contact Cst. D. Connelly at 519-824-1212 ext. 7527. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crimestoppersguelphwellington.com.

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Downtown Nightlife Task Force wraps up year end

On Tuesday, April 22, 2014, members of the Downtown Nightlife Task Force will recognize the end of the 2013-2014 University semester with remarks from Mark Rodford, Chair of the Taskforce, Mayor Karen Farbridge, Marty Williams, Executive Director of the Downtown BIA along with other members of the working group who will be on hand to summarize the past year as well as highlight ongoing plans for 2014-2015 season including Project Safe Semester.

Members of the Task Force include the University of Guelph, City of Guelph, Downtown BIA, Guelph Transit, Central Students Association, Downtown Neighbourhood Association, Councillor Ian Findlay and the Guelph Police Service.

Media are invited to attend for a question and answer period.


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