Guns and Drugs

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Thomas STEPHENS, a 28-year-old Guelph male was currently wanted for two counts of Assault, two counts of Utter Threats, Breach Recognizance, Robbery, and Dangerous Driving. There was also a Bench Warrant and a Surety Revocation Warrant for STEPHENS.

On Sunday, November 11, 2018, at approximately 5:55 p.m., an off duty Guelph Police officer observed STEPHENS in a business on Woodlawn Road. Police were called and attended to the business.  A short foot pursuit ensued in the parking lot and STEPHENS was arrested.

Slung over STEPHENS shoulder was a black satchel.  Inside the satchel was a loaded BB gun revolver.  Also in the satchel what is believed to be crystal meth, cocaine, and crack cocaine with a street value over $11,700.  Also located was another BB gun that was loaded.

STEPHENS was further charged with Carry a Concealed Weapon, Weapons Dangerous, and three counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking a Controlled Substance.  STEPHENS appeared in court November 12, 2018.

Public assistance-property to be identified

On November 11, 2018, at approximately 4:39 a.m., Guelph Police were called to the area of Margaret Street and Howitt Street in regard to a male gong through cars.

Police located the male and he had property on him that did not belong to him.  As a result, the male was arrested for Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000.  Many items were located on the male including hockey referee equipment.  It is believed that these items were taken from many vehicles in the area.  If you are missing this equipment, please contact Sgt. R. Gordon at 519-824-1212 extension 7249.

Leslie GAGNON, a Guelph male was further charged with two counts of breaching his Probation Order, and breaching an Undertaking.  GAGNON appeared in court on November 11, 2018.

Crash leads to Over 80 arrest

On November 11, 2018, at approximately 1:39 a.m., Guelph Police were called to a single car crash in the area of Emma Street and Delhi Street. Along with ambulance, police attended and spoke with the male driver.

After speaking with the driver, a Roadside was administered and the male was arrested for Over 80.  Cameron PENTSA, a 25-year-old Ayr male is scheduled to appear in court on November 30, 2018.

Sex Trade worker confrontation

On November 12, 2018, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Guelph Police were called to an apartment complex on Gordon Street in regard to a confrontation.

When Police arrived, it was learned that a male had a sex trade worker attend to his residence.  Services that were agreed upon were not performed, and another male attended to the apartment complex and a confrontation ensued between the three parties.  The male who hired the sex trade worker sustained minor injuries and did not require medical attention.  The sex trade worker and the other male left the area prior to police arrival.

The Guelph Police would like to remind the public it is illegal to purchase sexual services.  Also, for your safety, incidents like this do occur where arrangements are made and your money is taken without the services being performed.  This is planned and your safety is jeopardized.  The Guelph Police can’t stress enough the dangers of the sex trade, both for the worker and the client.

Calls for service

From Friday, November 9, 2018 at 6:0 a.m., until Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at 6:00 a.m., Guelph Police dealt with 799 calls for service.

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