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OPP Reports - July 27, 2017

Web posted on July 27, 2017

DRIVERS IN SEPARATE COLLISIONS BOTH FACING 'FAIL TO REPORT' CHARGE

(COUNTY OF WELLINGTON, ON) - On July 15, 2017 at approximately 2:10 p.m. a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer on patrol located a two vehicle collision on 6 Highway near Marden Road, Township of Guelph-Eramosa. Neither driver was at scene of the collision.

Police spoke with the male party at the scene and were able to determine the identity of the driver at fault in the collision. He was contacted and re-attended the scene. The driver of the second vehicle also returned to the scene.

20-year-old Casey VANLEEUWEN of Guelph was charged with Careless Driving and Fail to Report accident contrary to the Highway Traffic Act (HTA). He is to appear in court August 16, 2017 to answer to the charges.

On July 22, 2017 at approximately 4:45 a.m. OPP were contacted by a passerby motorist who advised of an unoccupied motor vehicle in the ditch off the roadway on the Flamborough-Puslinch Townline, Township of Puslinch.

Police responded to the scene and discovered that the driver of the vehicle had left the scene. The driver was located at their residence.

32-year-old Monique MACKAY of Guelph has been charged with Careless Driving and Fail to Report accident contrary to the HTA. She is to appear in court September 6, 2017 to answer to the charges.

OPP would like to remind motorists that they are required to report collisions where damage is over $2000.

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DRIVER CHARGED AFTER GOING THRU RIDE PROGRAM

(CITY OF GUELPH, ON) - On July 19, 2017 at approximately 12:15 a.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting a Reduced Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) check on the Hanlon Parkway South at College Ave, in the City of Guelph.

A motorcycle was observed travelling southbound, stopped at the RIDE program and then swerved through the other motor vehicles that were parked and continued southbound before stopping for officers.

The male driver was spoken to and he advised officers that the motorcycle did not have any insurance. He was also unable to produce any of the required documents for the motorcycle.

45-year-old Anderson PHILLIPS of Brampton has been charged with Operate a motor vehicle without insurance contrary to the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act. He was also charged with drive motor vehicle no currently validated permit, fail to surrender permit for motor vehicle and drive motor vehicle with improper licence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. He is to appear in Guelph Provincial Court on September 6, 2017 to answer to the charges.

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MULTIPLE BREAK AND ENTERS OVER THE WEEKEND

(COUNTY OF WELLINGTON, ON) - On Friday July 21, 2017 The County of Wellington Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was dispatched to a Break and Enter at a residence on Wellington Road 86, near Ariss.

At approximately 3:00 p.m. an unknown suspect forced open a garage door before forcing open an interior door and accessed the home. Initial estimates indicate that approximately $3000 in jewelry and cash was stolen. OPP are looking for a silver SUV vehicle involved with the theft.

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On Friday July 21, 2017 the OPP was dispatched to a second Break and Enter at a residence on Wellington Road 86, near Ariss. Unknown suspect accessed the home through a rear patio door. Suspects rummaged through the home however no property has been identified as stolen.

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On Friday July 21, 2017 the OPP was dispatched to a Break and Enter at a residence on Wellington Road 29, near Barrie Hill. Sometime during the day unknown suspect accessed the home by forcing open a rear door. Suspects rummaged through the home and stole a lap top, a jig saw, a table saw and crystal.

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On Sunday July 23, 2017 the OPP was dispatched to a Break and Enter at a residence on Nassagaweya-Puslinch Town Line, near Arkell. Sometime after 12:00 a.m. July 23, 2017 unknown suspect entered the garage and stole four All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) tires, an extension cord and a hunting knife.

Any person with information regarding any of these incidents should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at www.csgw.tips. You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.


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