Female Arrested For Impaired Driving With Children In The Car

Guelph Police

Female Arrested For Impaired Driving With Children In The Car

On March 1st, 2020, at 9:26pm, members of the Guelph Police Service were dispatched to a residence located near the intersection of Victoria Road South and Arkell Road in the City of Guelph after receiving information from the Waterloo Regional Police Service that an adult female was allegedly driving to the residence impaired with children in her vehicle.

At 9:31pm, police observed a vehicle pulling into the driveway, initiated a traffic stop and began speaking with the female driver. She subsequently failed an Approved Screening Device roadside breath test and was arrested.

Police also located the female’s 1 year old and 3 year old children in the vehicle. They were left in the care of their father.

A 31 year old Guelph female has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration.

She will appear in court on March 13th.

Missing Male With Alzheimer’s And Dementia Located

On March 1st, at 2:18pm, a 76 year old male with Alheimer’s and Dementia wandered off from his residence located near the intersection of Marilyn Drive and Woolwich Street in the City of Guelph.

The male is a part of Project Lifesaver Guelph Wellington. Numerous officers were sent to the area and Project Lifesaver equipment was utilized. Officers soon located a signal for the male using the equipment and were approaching his location. However, prior to the equipment locating him, at 3:37pm, another officer found him in the commercial plaza located near the intersection of Woolwich Street and Speedvale Avenue West.

The male did not require medical treatment and was returned to his family.

Project Lifesaver Guelph Wellington assists caregivers and responds to the challenges of keeping loved ones safe when they wander due to Alzheimer’s, Autism or other forms of cognitive impairment.

Participants wear a battery-operated bracelet that sends an FM radio signal 24 hours a day. It even works in areas such as buildings and forests.

Volunteers from Victim Services Wellington visit each client once a month to change the battery.

When a caregiver tells their local police service that a client has gone missing, trained police officers will use Project Lifesaver equipment to search for and locate the missing person.

  • Time it takes to find missing people with Project Lifesaver average 30 minutes — 95% less time than without.
  • Project Lifesaver has a 100% find rate.

Project Lifesaver does not replace the position of a caregiver, but it is a tool that can save lives and reduce stress felt by family members.

There is a startup fee to join the program as well as a monthly cost to maintain the equipment.

For additional information on Project Lifesaver, please contact Victim Services Wellington at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7205.


Males Arrested After Search Warrant

In late February 2020, a residence located near the intersection of Fife Road and Gateway Drive in the City of Guelph was entered and a number of tools were stolen.

On March 1st, 2020, police discovered a person of interest who was in possession of some of the stolen items.  As a result of police investigation, a search warrant was issued and executed at a residence located near the intersection of Fife Road and Wellington Street West.

The search revealed approximately $1,000 worth of stolen tools and 0.5 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine. An adult male was subsequently arrested.

A 28 year old Guelph male has been charged with:

  • Possession Of Stolen Property
  • Trafficking In Stolen Property
  • Possession Of A Controlled Substance (Crystal Methamphetamine)
  • Breach Probation

He will appear in court on April 17th.


$25,000 In Cash Taken During Residential Break In

On February 29th, 2020, at 10:31pm, it was reported to the Guelph Police Service that a residence located near the intersection of Gordon Street and Clair Road West in the City of Guelph was entered through a broken window at the back of the house. Multiple items were taken including $25,000 in cash and jewellery.

It is unclear exactly when the house was entered.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Constable Stephen Gawlik at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7509, email him at sgawlik@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.

Calls for Service in the last 48 hours: 365


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