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Guelph Police Reports - May 27, 2014

Web posted on May 27, 2014

Guelph Police canine teams place high in competitions

Guelph Police canine teams Neil Moulton and Nitro and Andrew Crowe and Charger recently participated in the United States Police Association PD2 competition. Fifty-five teams took part in the competitions, which included the categories narcotics, explosives, cadaver and tracking.

Neil and Nitro placed first place in explosives and sixth place in tracking. Andrew and Charger placed sixth place in narcotics.

The Guelph Police are proud of these accomplishments, which prove that GPS canine teams are top dogs.


Highschool video contest winners announced

As part of Police Week, the top 3 videos created by Guelph Highschool students were awarded at 7:00pm at the Guelph Police Station. The students were asked to create awareness videos about issues faced in their schools and everyday life from their perspective.

1st place went to a student from John F Ross. Hewan Wossene was awarded a $800 pre-paid VISA
2nd place went to a student from CCVI. Pooja Sankar was awarded a $400 pre-paid VISA
3rd place went to students from GCVI. Kiran Sidhu and Gul Rukh were awarded a $200 pre-paid VISA

The Guelph Police will be showing the first place video on Rogers Inside Guelph on the weekend of May 30th. Following that, we will be making the top three videos available for viewing on GPS youtube.

Congratulations to our top three and great work by all of the students that entered the contest.


Home invasion update

On May 16, 2014, the Guelph Police Service commenced a home invasion investigation to a Waterloo Avenue apartment. The 27-year-old male victim was airlifted to a trauma hospital for treatment and released several days later. The subsequent police investigation has resulted in an arrest.

A 46-year-old Eden Mills male has been charged with robbery, uttering threats, unlawfully in a dwelling and breach of probation. Upon his arrest the accused was further charged with possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of a controlled substance CDSA. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing on May 27, 2014.


Community Food Drive - May 30th to June 13th, 2014

This food drive is a City Wide Community collaboration to help stock up the emergency food pantries for the summer.

Last year we collected over 10,000 lbs of food. This year our goal is to collect 15,000lbs

How can you Help!
Make food donations at the listed Drop-Off locations
Monetary donations / Gift Cards
Start a Food Drive where you work, in your school, church or neighbourhood
Volunteer to drop off flyers or pick up food

City Wide Drop off Locations
Salvation Army 1320 Gordon Street (519-836-9360) Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Hope House 75 Norfolk Street (519-265-4299) Monday to Wednesday-9:30 - 4:00 p.m. /Thursday - 9:30 - 8:00 p.m. / Friday 9:30 - 12:00 p.m.
Three Willows United Church - 577 Willow Road (519-822-7960) Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Guelph City Hall 1 Carden Street ( 519-822-1260) Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
GNSC Portable 140 Waverley Drive (519-821-9677) off the small parking lot at the school Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. / Saturdays May 31st & June 7th 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Collaborative Effort between:
Chalmers Community Service, Holy Rosary Church, U of G CSA Food Bank, Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group, Brant Avenue Neighbourhood Group, Lakeside Hope House, The Salvation Army, Trinity United Church Contact Place, Spiritwind Christian Centre, West Willow Village, Parkwood Gardens Neighbourhood Group and Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition.

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