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Guelph Police Reports - Oct. 18, 2017

Web posted on October 18, 2017

Robbery arrests

On the morning of October 17th, three males went to a Kent Street address and forced open the front door to gain entry. The resident received some minor injuries that did not require medical attention when he was assaulted by the males who also took some of his property.

The suspects fled in a brown Toyota that was located and stopped by police a short time later on the Hanlon Parkway. All three were arrested.

The three men in their 20's are all from Guelph and are charged with a number of criminal offences including robbery, break and enter and assault with a weapon. They were held in custody and are scheduled to appear in bail court.

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Indecent act

At approximately 3:50pm on October 17th, police received information of a partially clad male that was performing an indecent act outside a Woodlawn Road apartment building. When police arrived, they quickly located the male and took him into custody.

Terry Pfaff , a 59 year old Guelph resident was charged with performing an indecent act and will appear in court on December 1, 2017.

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Drug possession

At approximately 4:20am on October 17th, police spotted a male near the front of a Conroy Crescent apartment building that was known to be wanted in another jurisdiction for being unlawfully at large. The male was arrested and found to be in possession of a substance believed to be methamphetamine.

Matthew Hanson, a 21 year old Guelph man was charged with possession of a controlled substance and two counts of breach of probation. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph court at a later date.

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Prohibited driver

At approximately 3:20pm, a GPS patrol officer observed a black Altima that appeared to be purposefully avoiding his marked cruiser in the area of Hearn Avenue and Inkerman Street.

When emergency lights were activated, the vehicle stopped and both the driver and the passenger quickly exited the car. Investigation revealed that the driver was prohibited from driving as a result of a criminal code conviction and was arrested.

Krystl Kunstleben, a 33 year Guelph woman was charged with drive while disqualified, breach of probation and drive under suspension. She was released to appear in court on November 28, 2017.

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Stolen vehicle arrest

On the evening of October 7th, a 2015 Honda Odyssey van was reported stolen from an address in Elmira and on the afternoon of October 16th that vehicle was located on Inkerman Street here in Guelph. A male was seen exiting the vehicle and a short time later that same male was arrested as he returned to the vehicle.

A 24 year old man from Acton was charged with possession of property obtained by crime, occupant in a stolen vehicle and drug possession. He was held in custody and will appear in bail court today.

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Mischief charge

In the early evening hours of October 16th, a south end Guelph resident watched as a female that was known to her, walked up her driveway and made two large scratches down the side of the family vehicle. The damage to vehicle is estimated at $2,000.

Rima Abu-Sido, a 33 year old Guelph woman was charged with mischief under $5000 and is scheduled to appear in court in November.

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K9 locates suspect

On Sunday, October 15th, 2017 at 1:53am police were contacted about a male entering cars on Vanier Drive. The suspect fled prior to police arrival. Police Dog General was deployed and tracked the suspect through a school yard, several backyards and a park.

The Canine team recovered a backpack the suspect tried to hide in a backyard. The backpack had a number of stolen items in it. The canine track led to Bellevue Drive where the suspect was located and arrested without incident.

Erich Klug, a 21 year old Guelph male was charged with possession of stolen property, trespass by night and 3 counts of breaching his probation order. He was later released and will appear in court on October 31, 2017.

Over the weekend there were 13 vehicles reported entered by unknown persons across the city. Cash, personal papers, tools and jewelry, to name a few items, were taken.

Police continue to remind the public that for the most part, this crime is easily avoided by locking your cars, keeping valuables out of sight or removed from your vehicle and parked in a well-lit and visible area where possible. If you do fall victim to this crime, please report using the Guelph Police CopLogic online reporting system. You can find this on the Guelph Police website under Online Reporting. You can also check out recent theft from car locations by going to our crime mapping page.

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Copper theft

Just after 5am on October 14th, a York Road business owner interrupted a male that was removing copper from equipment at the rear of the business. The owner contacted police and held the man until police arrived.

Marc Robinette, a 49 year old Guelph man was charged with theft under $5000, mischief under $5000 and possession of break and enter tools. He was later released and will appear in court at a later date.


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