Commercial Break In

Commercial Break In

On April 9th, 2020, at 4:30am, a business located near the intersection of Harvard Road and Gordon Street was entered.

The Guelph Police Service is looking for public assistance in identifying the person in the attached pictures.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Constable Joel Apps at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7162, email him at japps@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.

 

Residential Shed Break In

Some time overnight on April 19th, 2020, the shed of a residence located near the intersection of Stevenson Street North and Speedvale Avenue East in the City of Guelph was entered. Entry was gained as the shed was left unlocked. Numerous items were taken including a jogging stroller, shop vac, weed trimmer, hedge clippers, cordless drill and a toolbox containing several tools.

On the afternoon of April 20th, police located all of the above mentioned property in the backyard of a nearby residence and returned it.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Constable Derek Vanden Enden at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7107, email him at derekvandenenden@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.

The Guelph Police Service would like to remind the public to always lock your sheds.

 

Online Vehicle Scam

On April 20th, 2020, it was reported to the Guelph Police Service than an adult Guelph male replied to an online advertisement to purchase a 1990 Ford Mustang. Arrangements were made for the male to purchase the vehicle and he e-transferred the seller $250 as a deposit.

He then went to meet the seller in the City of Stratford to pick up the vehicle, however upon arriving, the seller was nowhere to be found and would not respond to phone calls or texts.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Constable Dakota Dakins at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7277, email him at ddakins@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.

The Guelph Police Service would like to remind the public about Service Ontario recommendations when purchasing a used vehicle (https://www.ontario.ca/page/buy-or-sell-used-vehicle-ontario):

  • Check the vehicle history
    • including maintenance records
  • Check the vehicle’s emissions testing history on the Drive Clean website. A Drive Clean emissions test is required every two years for all vehicles seven years and older. You will need the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to run this free search.
  • Although not required, you can also ask the vehicle seller to perform a Drive Clean emissions test and provide you with the results before buying the vehicle to ensure it does not have any emissions problems.
  • Make sure the seller is the legally registered owner
  • Make sure the VIN on the vehicle matches the one on the owner’s permit
  • Request or buy a Used Vehicle Information Package and check the lien/debt information
  • Look for obvious signs of damage and have your mechanic inspect the vehicle for you
  • Test drive the vehicle

 

Theft Of Package

On April 20th, 2020, at 3:12pm, it was reported to the Guelph Police Service that an unknown male wearing a grey baseball hat stole a package containing an iron (valued at $50) from the front porch of a residence located near the intersection of Auden Road and Grange Road in the City of Guelph.

Police attended the area but were unable to locate the male.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Constable Jeff Reid at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7364, email him at jreid@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.

 

Shoplifting Investigation Leads To Numerous Charges

On April 20th, 2020, at 9pm, it was reported to the Guelph Police Service that an adult male was shoplifting $302.77 worth of merchandise from a store located near the intersection of Woodlawn Road West and Woolwich Street in the City of Guelph. The merchandise included watches, headphones and magazines.

At 9:17pm, police located the male outside the store and he was subsequently arrested. A search incident to arrest revealed all the stolen merchandise and a large quantity of both identity and banking documents that could be traced back to 10 separate individuals.

Further investigation revealed that this male was also wanted on a warrant in regards to the theft of an assortment of dairy products from a store located near the intersection of Elizabeth Street and Victoria Road North on the early morning of February 18th for the charges:

  • Theft Under $5,000
  • Possession Of Stolen Property Under $5,000

A 29 year old Guelph male has been additionally charged with:

  • Theft Under $5,000
  • Possess Identity Documents x5
  • Possession Of Stolen Property x6

He will appear in court on August 4th.

 

Calls for Service in the last 24 hours: 157

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