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Centre Wellington OPP Reports - Apr. 26, 2017

Web posted on April 26, 2017


(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH/ERAMOSA, ON) - On April 16, 2017 at approximately 3:30 p.m. the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a green Toyota Solara on Wellington Road 51, north of Guelph. The Toyota licence plate was registered to a different vehicle.

Investigation revealed that the driver of the vehicle had a suspended drivers licence, the vehicle had not been through a safety examination and the driver was operating the motor vehicle without insurance.

36-year-old Robert THWAITES of Kitchener has been charged with Driving While Suspended, Operate Unsafe Vehicle, No Validation on Plate, and Use Plates Unauthorized contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. He has also been charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle without Insurance contrary to the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.

He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Provincial Court on May 17, 2017 to answer to the charges.

Drivers are reminded that fines for driving while suspended start at $1,000 and fines for operating a vehicle without insurance on a highway start at $5,000.



(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - On Sunday April 16, 2017 The County of Wellington Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was dispatched to a Break and Enter at a storage facility on Hamilton Street, in the Village of Elora.

Sometime between 13 April, 2017 and 16 April, 2017 suspect(s) pried open a storage unit door, entered and rummaged through property. Nothing was taken.

Any person with information regarding this incident should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.