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Guelph Police Reports - May 26, 2014

Web posted on May 26, 2014

Male assaults two officers

On May 23, 2014 at 2:20 a.m., the Guelph Police went to a College Avenue residence after receiving several non-emergency 911 calls. Police spoke with the male resident who became confrontational and assaulted one officer. The male was arrested and taken to the Guelph Police station. While at the station, the male kicked another officer while he was being searched. Neither officer required medical attention.

A 45-year-old Guelph male has been charged with two counts of assault police. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing on May 23, 2014.

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Knife call leads to arrest

On May 23, 2014 at 2:39 a.m., the Guelph Police Tactics and Rescue unit (TRU) went to the area of Wellington Street and Gordon Street after receiving the report that a male just assaulted another male with a knife. TRU locate him a short distance away and he was arrested. A search subsequent to his arrest discovered a folding style knife and a quantity of marijuana.

A 24-year-old Guelph male has been charged with assault with a weapon, weapons dangerous and possession for the purpose of trafficking (CDSA). He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing on May 23, 2014.

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Vehicle strikes fire hydrant affecting several homes on Arthur Street

A single motor vehicle collision on Arthur Street on May 23, 2014 caused extensive damage to a motor vehicle and several surrounding homes.

It is alleged that at 10:00 a.m. a 2009 Ford Escape being operated by a 53-year-old London man was travelling on Elizabeth Street, turning onto Arthur Street south. The driver failed to complete this turn, mounting the east curb, and striking a fire hydrant. The hydrant was knocked from the water main sending water onto Arthur Street.

City of Guelph Water Works employees worked quickly to close the main water feed, however a number of adjoining residences sustained water damage.

The driver of the Ford was not injured. Damage to the car and fire hydrant were estimated to be $6,500. A damage assessment of the homes affected by the water was unavailable. The driver of the Ford is facing a charge of improper turn under the Highway Traffic Act.

This collision is under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the investigating officer Cst. Greg KAUT at 519-824-1212 ext. #7480

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Drive over 80 mg - arrest

On May 24, 2014 at 2:10 a.m., the Guelph Police conducted a traffic stop with a motor vehicle on Wellington Street. Police spoke with the male driver and a demand was made for a roadside breath sample. He failed this test and was arrested.

William HOY, 40 years of Guelph has been charged with drive over 80 mg. He will appear in court on June 10, 2014.

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Drive over 80 mg - arrest

On May 25, 2014 at 12:03 a.m., the Guelph Police conducted a traffic stop with a motor vehicle in the area of Malcolm Road and Governors Road. Police spoke with the male driver and a demand was made for a roadside breath sample. He failed this test and was arrested.

Cory TOSH, 28 years of Guelph has been charged with drive over 80 mg. He will appear in court on June 13, 2014.

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Care and control impaired - arrest

On May 25, 2014 at 1:13 a.m., the Guelph Police went to the Grange Road area after receiving a complaint of a possible impaired driver. Police located the parked vehicle and found a male sitting in the driver's seat with the car running. Police spoke with the driver, determined he was impaired and he was arrested.

Gerald TRIMBLE, 64 years of Guelph has been charged with care/control impaired and care/control over 80 mg. He will appear in court on June 20, 2014.

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Multiple Break and Enters Reported

On May 22, 2014 at 8:36 a.m., the Guelph Police went to the Boathouse on Gordon Street to investigate a break and enter. Culprit(s) smashed a patio window to gain entry. A theft of cash is reported.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contactCst. B. McKean at 519-824-1212 at extension #7109. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crimestoppersguelphwellington.com.

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On May 22, 2014 at 9:05 a.m., the Guelph Police went to a residence on Wildwood Place to investigate a break and enter. Culprit(s) entered a shed sometime overnight. A theft of a men's mountain bike is reported.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contactCst. J. Purdy at 519-824-1212 at extension #7223. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crimestoppersguelphwellington.com.

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On May 23, 2014 at 6:54 a.m., the Guelph Police went to a store located in the plaza on Scottsdale Drive and Stone Road to investigate a break and enter. Culprit(s) smashed a window and reached in to steal merchandise.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contactCst. C. McArthur at 519-824-1212 at extension #7211. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crimestoppersguelphwellington.com.

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On May 23, 2014 at 3:53 p.m., the Guelph Police went to a residence on Edinburgh Road North to investigate a break and enter. The home has been vacant due to ongoing restoration after a recent fire. Culprit(s) kicked in a side door to gain entry. A theft of electronics is reported.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contactCst. T. Paneghel at 519-824-1212 at extension #7529. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crimestoppersguelphwellington.com.

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On May 24, 2014 at 3:05 a.m., the Guelph Police went to a church located on Ridgewood Avenue to investigate an alarm. Police located a smashed window and then found a male inside the building. The male was arrested for break and enter.

Christopher AUGOT, 20 years of Rockwood has been charged with break and enter and commit, breach recognizance and two counts of breach probation. He will appear in court on June 3, 2014.


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