Guelph Male Arrested for Indecent Act; Gun Threat on York Rd; Police Pursuit

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Indecent Act

On October 5, 2019, Guelph Police were contacted by a citizen concerning a male that was naked in the downtown area masturbating. Officers attended and on October 7, 2019, their investigation led to an arrest of a 21 year old male for an indecent act. He will attend court on November 19, 2019.



On October 6, 2019 at approximately 730 PM, police received a complaint of a male going through a vehicle in the area of 440 York Rd. When a citizen approached the male he threatened the citizen indicating he had a gun. No gun was seen and police called out a canine dog to search the area for the male. The male was last seen northbound on Kingsmill Avenue. The male was described as male white, approximately 30 years of age, wearing a blue plaid shirt and a blue ball cap. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact


Police Pursuit

On October 5, 2019, the driver of a vehicle traveling on Wyndham St N., in Guelph rear ended a vehicle before fleeing the area making no attempt to stop for the accident. On October 6, 2019, an officer on patrol located a vehicle matching the description of the vehicle involved in the accident, again it was travelling on Wyndham St. The officer followed the vehicle before attempting to conduct a traffic stop. The vehicle quickly accelerated at a high rate of speed and the officer discontinued the pursuit for public safety. Officers continued to search in the area of Eramosa Rd and St Catharine St. There they observed the suspect’s vehicle in the middle of the roadway unoccupied and damaged. Witnesses in the area provided a description and officers located and arrested a 23 yr old male for Failing to Stop at the Scene of an accident, Flight from Police, Dangerous Operation of a Conveyance, Weapons Dangerous, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Breach Probation and Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine. He was held pending a bail hearing on October 7, 2019.


Police Incident in the last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours the Guelph Police were involved in 217 incidents. They include everything from traffic stops, mental health calls, 911 calls, domestic disputes and break and enters.


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