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Guelph Police Report Feb. 11, 2020

Web posted on February 11, 2020

Male Arrested After Residential Break In

On January 15th, 2020, at 10:30pm, an apartment located near the intersection of Edinburgh Road North and Willow Road in the City of Guelph was entered by two adult males. Numerous items were taken including two crossbows, two replica handguns, a black security flashlight and a safe.

On February 8th, at 1:29pm, police located one of the males at a bus stop on Willow Road, and he was arrested.
A 25 year old Guelph male has been charged with:
* Break And Enter And Commit Theft
* Breach Of Undertaking
* Breach Of Probation x3
He will appear in court on February 11th.
An arrest warrant has been issued for the other male. 
 
Female Pedestrian Injured In Collision
 
On January 31st, 2020, at 4:30pm, a motor vehicle struck a 73 year old female pedestrian in a commercial parking lot located near the intersection of Kortright Road West and Edinburgh Road South in the City of Guelph. The female suffered serious injuries to her leg and was transported to the Guelph General Hospital for treatment.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Constable Andrew McLachlan at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7159, email him at amclachlan@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.
 
Missing Female Located
 
On February 7th, 2020, at 11:22am, the Guelph Police Service were notified that a 72 year old female with Dementia was missing. She was last seen in a motor vehicle in the area of Victoria Road North and Woodlawn Road East in the City of Guelph.
During the course of the search for the female, police reached out to the citizens of the City of Guelph for assistance, posting a picture and a description of her on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. The social media posts were widely shared by a significant number of community members. The Guelph Police Service also notified the Ontario Provincial Police and Waterloo Regional Police Service regarding the search.
At 1:35pm, members of the Ontario Provincial Police located the female at a business in the City of Markham. She was found to be very disoriented and transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The Guelph Police Service would like to thank Guelph for stepping up and trying to help locate this female.
The Guelph Police Service would also like to remind the public about Project Lifesaver Guelph Wellington, which assists caregivers and responds to the challenges of keeping loved ones safe when they wander due to Alzheimer's, Autism or other forms of cognitive impairment.
Participants wear a battery-operated bracelet that sends an FM radio signal 24 hours a day. It even works in areas such as buildings and forests.
Volunteers from Victim Services Wellington visit each client once a month to change the battery.
When a caregiver tells their local police service that a client has gone missing, trained police officers will use Project Lifesaver equipment to search for and locate the missing person.
* Time it takes to find missing people with Project Lifesaver average 30 minutes 95% less time than without.
* Project Lifesaver has a 100% find rate.
Project Lifesaver does not replace the position of a caregiver, but it is a tool that can save lives and reduce stress felt by family members.
There is a startup fee to join the program as well as a monthly cost to maintain the equipment.
For additional information on Project Lifesaver, please contact Victim Services Wellington at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7205.

Male Shoplifts Over $800 Worth Of Merchandise
 
On February 7th, 2020, at 3:34pm, members of the Guelph Police Service were dispatched to a store located near the intersection of Woodlawn Road West and Woolwich Street in the City of Guelph. Loss Prevention Officers from the store confronted an adult male in the parking lot who had just shoplifted $820.56 worth of merchandise. After being confronted the male told the Loss Prevention Officers that he had a knife and ran away.
Police attended the scene but were unable to locate the male.
The male is described as:
* Caucasian
* 50's or 60's
* Slim build
* Wearing a yellow and black snowmobile jacket with black and white checkers, a grey    hoodie and blue jeans
An adult female was also observed entering the store with the male. She is described as:
* Caucasian
* 30's or 40's
* Long brown hair tied back in a ponytail
* Wearing sunglasses, red knee-length jacket with fur around the hood, black pants, and    white sneakers
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Constable Laura Bernhardt at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7366, email her at lbernhardt@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.

Multiple Tips Lead To Numerous Impaired Driving Arrests

On February 8th, 2020, at 9:04pm, a member of the public notified the Guelph Police Service of a possible adult male impaired driver in the area of Paisley Road and Imperial Road South in the City of Guelph.
A short time later police found the male at his residence located near the intersection of Elmira Road North and Speedvale Avenue West. At 9:31pm, the male failed an Approved Screening Device roadside breath test and arrested.
A 35 year old Guelph male has been charged with:
* Operation While Impaired Alcohol
* Operation While Impaired Blood Alcohol Concentration
* Operation While Prohibited
He will appear in court on March 20th.
On February 8th, 2020, at 9:38pm, Guelph Paramedics notified the Guelph Police Service of a possible impaired driver in the area of York Road and Stevenson Street South in the City of Guelph.
At 9:46pm, police found the vehicle in a commercial parking lot located near the intersection of Victoria Road South and York Road. Police spoke with the adult male driver and at 9:52pm, he failed an Approved Screening Device roadside breath test. He was subsequently arrested.
A 63 year old Cambridge male has been charged with:
* Operation While Impaired Alcohol
* Operation While Impaired Blood Alcohol Concentration
* Driving Motor Vehicle With Open Container of Liquor
He will appear in court on February 25th.
On February 9th, 2020, at 2:35am, a pedestrian flagged down a member of the Guelph Police Service near the intersection of College Avenue West and Edinburgh Road South in the City of Guelph, and reported a possible impaired driver.
At 2:47am, police located the vehicle a short distance away and arrested the adult male driver.
A 19 year old Ayr male has been charged with:
* Operation While Impaired Alcohol
* Operation While Impaired Blood Alcohol Concentration
He will appear in court on February 25th.
Calls for Service in the last 72 hours: 653


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