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Guelph Police Reports - August 07, 2014

Web posted on August 07, 2014

Fire at Super 8 Motel, 281 Woodlawn Road West

Release: courtesy of Guelph Fire Department

On August 6, 2014 at approximately 12:10 p.m., units of the Guelph Fire Department responded to a laundry dryer on fire at the above mentioned address. Units from Headquarters and Stations 2, 3, 4 and 5 responded. The first arriving unit found light smoke emanating from the building.

The first arriving unit was then directed to the basement area and found a large commercial style laundry dryer on fire. The fire was promptly extinguished by firefighters. Other firefighters ensured that all guests and staff had vacated the building when the alarm sounded.

Damage was limited to the dryer with heavy smoke damage to the rest of laundry room. Traffic in the area was disrupted by fire apparatus until the incident was deemed over. No injuries were reported by staff, guests or firefighting personnel.

Cause and estimate of damage are under investigation by our Fire Prevention Office. Our thanks to GPS and GWEMS who also attended the scene.


Collision Leads to Arrest

On August 6, 2014, at 5:20 p.m., Guelph Police responded to a report of a collision on Starwood Drive. A parked vehicle had been struck and both vehicles sustained serious damage. The female driver of the responsible vehicle had tried to leave on foot, but was being detained by citizens.

Tanya WAITES, 38 years of Guelph, has been charged with impaired driving and possession CDSA. She will appear in court on September 19, 2014.


Break and Enter Arrest

On August 7, 2014, at 4:13 a.m., Guelph Police observed a male party who is known to them, on Gordon Street in possession of several items. Investigation determined that the items were stolen from two different locations.

Richard HULAN, 21 years of Guelph, has been charged with possession of stolen property (two counts), break, enter and commit and carry concealed weapon. He will appear in court on September 16, 2014.

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