Wanted party arrested with more drugs

Guelph Police

In July 2018, the Guelph Police Service Drug Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Freeman Avenue where Fentanyl/Heroin, Cocaine, Fentanyl, cash, as well as firearms were seized.  The parties were not located at that time and two parties, Jessica WITHEY, a 22-year-old Guelph female and Zane ANDREWS, a 35-year-old Guelph male were wanted on numerous charges.

In September, WITHEY turned herself into police, but ANDREWS remained wanted.

This past month, the Drug Unit began a further investigation into these two parties.  As a result, at approximately 9:28 p.m., WITHEY and ANDREWS were arrested at a hotel on Gordon Street.  ANDREWS was arrested on the strength of the warrant for three counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, six counts of Possession of a Firearm contrary to an order, two counts of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm.  WITHEY was arrested as she was breaching her Undertaking by communicating with ANDREWS.

Search incident to arrest and police located what is believed to be cocaine with a street value of $5500, as well as cash.  Both WITHEY and ANDREWS now face more charges as a result of this incident.  They ae set to appear in court on November 29, 2018.

Hit and Run-public assistance 

On November 28, 2018, at approximately 11:50 p.m., Guelph Police were called to Stevenson Street North, where there was a report of a hit and run.

Investigation revealed a Ford Focus was travelling northbound on Stevenson Street, in the area of Emma Street at a high rate of speed. This vehicle suddenly veered left and slammed into a pickup truck that was parked in a private driveway. There was extensive damage to the Ford Focus.

The driver of the Ford was spoken to by witnesses and suddenly fled on foot. The driver was last seen running westbound on Emma Street. The driver is described as a white male, 20-30-years-old with a slim build.  Police are confident that the driver of the Ford Focus has been injured.

If you know who the driver of the Ford is or have any information about this collision, please contact Cst. M. Powell at MPowell@guelphpolice.ca or at 519-824-1212 ext. 7206. Anonymous information can be left by calling CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Bring your own suitcase

On November 28, 2018, at approximately 10:34 p.m., Guelph Police were called to a business on Woodlawn Road in regard to a shoplifter.

It was learned that the male had brought his own suitcase to the business and had filled it with two drones, cold medicine, camping equipment, and some beverages.  The male was confronted in the store by police, as he was on conditions not to be in the business from previous charges.

As a result, a 26-year-old Guelph male was arrested for Theft Under $5000, breaching his Recognizance, and two counts of breaching his Probation.

The male is scheduled to appear in court on November 29, 2018.

Calls for service

In the last 24 hours, Guelph Police dealt with 276 calls for service.


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