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MEDIA RELEASE – NOVEMBER 22, 2022 – Guelph Police – guelphpolice.ca

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Multiple Assaults – UPDATE

An investigation involving multiple assaults was reported yesterday. One youth was arrested and charged over the weekend. On November 21, 2022 a second youth was located and arrested.  He was charged with two counts of assault and fail to comply with release order. The youth was held for a bail hearing.

Child Struck by Vehicle

On November 21, 2022 at approximately 3:40pm, emergency services (police, fire, ambulance) were called to the intersection of Arkell Road and Amos Drive, where there was a report of a pedestrian struck. Investigation revealed a 10-year-old child was crossing Arkell Road and was struck by an eastbound vehicle.

The child was transported to hospital by ambulance and subsequently released with minor injuries.

A 51-year-old Guelph female has been charged with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act.

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If you have any information about this incident or have dash cam / security video of the area at the time, please contact Cst. Thomas Lecomte at 519-824-1212 ext. 7163 or email him at TLecomte@guelphpolice.ca. You can also leave an anonymous message at Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an online anonymous tip at www.csgw.tips.

Female Arrested for Assault

On November 21, 2022 at approximately 9:30am, police were called to a pharmacy on Gordon Street where there was a report of an assault. It is alleged a female entered the pharmacy and attempted to shoplift an item. The female was confronted by staff and assaulted one of the staff members by slapping them.

Police eventually located the female on Wyndham Street North and arrested her. The 31-year-old Guelph female was charged with theft under $5000, assault, resist arrest and three counts of breaching her probation order. The female was held for a bail hearing.

Assault at Community Resource Centre

On November 21, 2022 at approximately 8:15pm, police were called to a Community Resource Centre, where there was a report of an assault. It is alleged a male entered the building and was asked to leave. The male then assaulted a staff member twice. This male fled prior to police arrival.

The male is described as Caucasian, 40 years old, medium build and bald. A clothing description was not provided at the time.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact Cst. Abdullah Eidokheil at 519-824-1212 ext. 7415 or email him at AEidokheil@guelphpolice.ca. You can also leave an anonymous message at Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an online anonymous tip at www.csgw.tips.

Impaired Driving

On November 21, 2022 at approximately 7:45pm, a Guelph police officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a Highway Traffic Act infraction in the area of Gordon Street and Wellington Street East. Police spoke to the driver and allege the driver was impaired by alcohol.  The male driver was arrested for operation while impaired and transported to the police station. Tests allege that the male consumed over twice the legal amount of alcohol while driving.

Furthermore, the male was found to be on two driving prohibitions.

The 34 year old Guelph male was charged with operation while impaired, two counts of operation while prohibited and a Highway Traffic Act infraction. The male was released with a January 2023 court date.

Car Fire

On November 22, 2022 at 2:40am, Guelph police and the Guelph Fire Department attended to a Neeve Street address for a vehicle on fire. The vehicle was found to be fully engulfed in flame. At this time, the vehicle fire is being investigated as suspicious.

If you have any information about this incident or have security video of the area at the time, please contact Cst. Aaron Miller at 519-824-1212 ext. 7383 or email him at AMiller@guelphpolice.ca. You can also leave an anonymous message at Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an online anonymous tip at www.csgw.tips.

In the last 24 hours, the Guelph Police Service has responded to 206 calls for service

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Media Advisory: Auditor General to Deliver Report on a Performance Audit of Adult Custody and Community Corrections – News Releases – Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Auditor General of Newfoundland and Labrador, Denise Hanrahan, will deliver a performance audit report on The Department of Justice and Public Safety’s Corrections and Community Services Division (Adult Custody and Community Corrections) to the House of Assembly tomorrow (Wednesday, December 7).

A technical briefing for media will take place on Wednesday (December 7), beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Office of the Auditor General’s boardroom, 7 Pippy Place, St. John’s. Media representatives planning to participate are asked to RSVP to Chrysta Collins (chrystacollins@oag.nl.ca).

The Auditor General will be available to the media beginning at 11:30 a.m.

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Media planning to participate are asked to be at the Office of the Auditor General no later than 10:15 a.m.

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chrystacollins@oag.nl.ca

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Media Release – December 6, 2022 – Guelph Police – guelphpolice.ca

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Resident confronted by armed intruder

A Guelph male faces charges after an elderly homeowner was confronted by an armed intruder in her home Monday evening.

At 8:38 p.m. Monday, a male entered a home near Cambridge Street and Yorkshire Street North and confronted the homeowner. The victim was able to direct the male out of her home as he showed what appeared to be a black firearm inside his coat.

The male was located nearby. A black imitation firearm was found in his jacket pocket. A 45-year-old Guelph male is charged with break and enter, possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose and possessing stolen property. He was held for a bail hearing Tuesday.

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At the time of his arrest the male was wearing a knitted ¾-length coat believed to be stolen. If anyone recognizes this coat they are asked to call Constable Matt Ball at 519-824-1212, ext. 7525, or email him at mball@guelphpolice.ca.

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Ammunition found in stolen truck

The Guelph Police Service is investigating after ammunition was recovered from a stolen pickup Monday.

Monday morning an officer was conducting proactive patrols on Willow Road near Applewood Crescent when he located a grey Ford F-150 pickup with stolen licence plates attached. Investigation revealed the truck had been stolen last month from Halton Region. A quantity of ammunition was discovered inside.

A witness reported the truck had been parked in the lot earlier in the day by a white male in his 40s or 50s with a thin build and white beard.

Anyone with information about the vehicle is asked to call Constable James Perdicaris at 519-824-1212, ext. 7382, email him at jperdicaris@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous message for Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.

Pickup stolen from driveway

The Guelph Police Service is investigating after a pickup truck was stolen from a driveway overnight.

Police were called at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday by a resident of Auden Road near Leacock Avenue. They had come out to find their grey and black 2022 Dodge Ram pickup missing from the driveway. The truck is described as a crew cab style with a moon roof and a hard tonneau cover.

Anyone with information is asked to call Constable Greg Mitchell at 519-824-1212, ext. 7170, email him at gmitchell@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous message for Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.

Total calls for service in the last 24 hours – 211

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Media Advisory: Minister Pam Parsons to Speak at Vigil to Coincide with National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women – News Releases – Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

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The Honourable Pam Parsons, Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality, will share remarks at a vigil to coincide with the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women tomorrow (December 6).

The event will commemorate the 14 women who were killed due to gender-based violence at L’École Polytechnique in Montréal, Quebec, on December 6, 1989.

The event starts at 6:00 p.m. in the main lecture theatre (EN-2006) of the Memorial University Engineering Building, 240 Prince Phillip Drive, St. John’s.

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