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Guelph Police Reports - Dec. 21, 2017

Web posted on December 21, 2017

Car taken without consent

Just before 2am this morning police received information from the owner of a white Kia FLX that the vehicle had been taken without consent by a known person when it was parked at a Silvercreek Parkway address. A short while later police located the vehicle operate by the male suspect in the south end of the city.

When officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the driver, that interaction led officers to believe that the driver's ability to operate the motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol. The male was arrested and transported to the station where testing registered readings above the legal limit.

The 41 year old Guelph man is charged impaired driving, drive vehicle- over 80mgs, take motor vehicle without consent, breach of probation and a number of provincial driving offences. He was held in custody and will appear in bail court today.

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Break and enters

Sometime overnight on December 19th, an unknown person(s) forced the door of the a Brant Avenue apartment building's basement laundry room and then forced open the coin portion of the machines to take the money inside. The damage to the machines is estimated to be $1000.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst . J. Purdy at 519-824-1212 at extension #7223 or by e-mail jpurdy@guelphpolice.ca . Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips.

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Staff at Hanlon Creek job site returned to work on the morning of December 18th to find that sometime over the weekend unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a work trailer. Taken were a quantity of tools and winter clothing.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst D. Gould at 519-824-1212 at extension #7056 or by e-mail dgould@guelphpolice.ca . Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips.

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Sometime overnight on December 17th, an unknown suspect(s) gained entry to a Reid Court home by a lower floor window and rummaged through all the rooms in the house. Money and personal property was taken.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst J. Apps at 519-824-1212 at extension #7162 or by e-mail japps@guelphpolice.ca . Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips.

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Stolen vehicles

At approximately 6:35pm on December 19th, a white, four door 2016 Kia Soul was taken from a Speedvale Avenue East apartment when it was left running in the lot.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst G. Mitchell at 519-824-1212 at extension #7170 or by e-mail gmitchell@guelphpolice.ca . Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips.

Sometime overnight on December 17th a black Cadillac Escalade was taken from a lot on Watson Road and was reported seen in early morning hours of December 19th in the area of College Avenue/Scottsdale Drive.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst S. Boyd at 519-824-1212 at extension #7579 or by e-mail sboyd@guelphpolice.ca . Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips.

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Vehicle strikes pole- request for witnesses

Posted on Tuesday December 19, 2017 Subscribe via RSS Subscribe via e-mail At approximately 2am this morning, a male driving a silver Volkswagen Jetta on Scottsdale Drive left the road and struck a utility pole. The male driver then fled the area on foot towards Ironwood Drive. The male was described as a black male approximately 20-25 years of age wearing a red t-shirt.

Scottsdale Drive between Cole Road and Whispering Ridge is current closed and will be till approximately noon for crews to repair the damage.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst D. Gamsby at 519-824-1212 at extension #7505 or by e-mail dgamsby@guelphpolice.ca . Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips

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Theft of parcels

As on-line shopping grows in popularity, more and more people are having parcels delivered to their homes. If there are no specific instructions made with the on-line retailer, that merchandise is often being left in plain sight at home doors and porches.

Over the last week, police have been receiving reports of parcel deliveries left by companies near doorways and porches that are being stolen. Police want to remind people to take the time to specify delivery conditions for your items that could include:

Having parcels delivered to a nearby Post Office for pick-up at your leisure Requesting that the parcel is signed for in order to be delivered Having the parcels delivered to a trusted neighbor that is at home during the day Specify an inconspicuous or sheltered spot for the parcel to be left

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Disturbance arrest

At approximately 8pm on December 18th, police were called to a disturbance at a Cole Road home and were advised by the homeowner that a male there was not welcome in the home. When the male was requested to leave, he grew combative with police and was arrested.

Troy Oppermann, a 32 year old Guelph man was charged with assault police and later released to appear in court at a later date.

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Vehicle stop arrest

Early this morning at approximately 1am, police stopped a vehicle with male driver and female passenger on Woolwich Street. The female provided false identification and when she was properly identified, that information revealed that the two were in breach of previous court ordered conditions.

The 37 year old male driver from Guelph was charged with breach of undertaking and breach of probation. The 27 year old female from Guelph was charged with obstruct police and breach of undertaking. Both were held in custody to appear in bail court later today.

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Theft from vehicles

On December 18th there were six vehicles that were reported entered by unknown persons across the city. Sunglasses, electronics and other personal property were taken


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