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Guelph Police Report - August 08, 2014

Web posted on August 08, 2014

On August 7, 2014 at approximately 11:56am, the Guelph Fire Department responded to a reported fire at 15 Valley Road, unit #5. Units from the Guelph Fire Department arrived to a residential home and found a fire located in the corner of the garage area.

The fire was quickly brought under control and subsequently extinguished. There was minimal damage to a vehicle parked in the garage and surrounding area. There were no reports of injuries to Firefighting personnel or civilians.

The cause of the fire along with an estimate of damage is still under investigation by Fire Prevention.

Also on scene in support were GPS, GWEMS, Union Gas and Guelph Hydro.

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On August 8, 2014 at approximately 2:44am, Guelph Police observed a vehicle operating in a suspicious manner. A vehicle stop was initiated on Woodlawn Road and following an investigation, the three occupants were arrested.

An 18-year-old of no fixed address has been charged with possession of a controlled substance CDSA (2 counts), theft under $5000, possession of stolen property, allow operation of vehicle-no insurance, and permit use of plate not authorized for vehicle.

A 19-year-old Guelph male has been charged with possession of a controlled substance CDSA (2 counts), weapons dangerous, breach recognizance, and breach probation.

An 18-year-old Guelph female has been charged with possession of controlled substance CDSA, breach YCJA probation, drive vehicle-no licence, and drive vehicle-no headlights.

All three were held in custody and will appear for a bail hearing on August 8, 2014.

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On August 7, 2014 at 6:50am, Guelph Police attended to a Campbell Road business in relation to an attempt theft.

Staff coming in to work, interrupted a male who was stealing items from the business. The male entered his vehicle and as he fled, he struck one of the staff members causing minor injuries.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst. K. DUNN at 519-824-1212 x7180. Anonymous tips can be left at CrimeStoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at crimestoppersguelphwellington.com.

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On August 7, 2014 at 10:55pm, Guelph Police attended to a Vanier Drive residence in relation to a break and enter.

A resident was alone in their house and when they heard a noise, called out believing it to be their spouse arriving home.

The suspect is believed to have entered through a second floor balcony door, and fled through a back door after being startled by the homeowner.

Items were knocked over, but nothing is believed to have been stolen.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst. S. MIERSMA at 519-824-1212 x7160. Anonymous tips can be left at CrimeStoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at crimestoppersguelphwellington.com.

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On August 8, 2014 at 12:50am, the Guelph Police received a report of a possible impaired driver in the area of Gordon Street. The driver and vehicle were located on Gordon Street and a traffic stop was conducted. Police spoke with the male driver and a demand was made for a roadside breath sample. He failed this test and was arrested.

Larry Kemp, 40, of Guelph has been charged with drive over 80mg. He will appear in court on August 19, 2014.


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