Man charged after altercation
On February 1, 2016, the Guelph received the report of an incident that had occurred on January 31, 2015 at 90 Carden Street. The incident involved an altercation between two males, where one man displayed a collapsible baton to the other.
Police investigation led to the arrest of the man with the weapon on February 4, 2016.
A 32-year-old Guelph male has been charged with carry a concealed weapon, weapons dangerous and two counts of breach of probation. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing on February 5, 2016.
Break and enter
On February 4, 2016 at 11:38 p.m., the Guelph Police went to a Woolwich Street residence to investigate a break and enter. The culprit(s) entered through an unlocked back door sometime during the early evening hours. No theft is reported.
Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst S. Charlton at 519-824-1212 at extension #7519. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips.
A safe community starts with a safe home. Protect yourself and your family with these home safety tips from Guelph Police investigative support services. You can also check out recent break and enter locations by going to our crime mapping page.
School zone speeders
On February 4, 2016 from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., the Guelph Police conducted speed enforcement in the Scottsdale Drive school zone area. Police issued two tickets for speeding during this time.
Police would like to remind everyone of the reduced speed zones around all schools in the city.
The speed limits include 40 km/h signage on arterial roads, which are in effect on school days from 8-9 a.m. and 3-4 p.m. In addition, 30 km/h signage on collector and local roads in effect at all times.
Guelph Police will continue to do random speed enforcement at the various school zones in Guelph. Please slow down for the kid’s sake.
Theft from cars
On February 5, 2016 at 1:44 a.m., the Guelph Police went to the Southgate Drive area after receiving the complaint that male was going through cars in a business parking lot. The male was chased by employees but was able to flee from them. Police searched the area and were able to recover some of the stolen property but did not locate the man. A theft of 12 beers and a black duffle bag with gym gear is reported stolen.
Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst P. Hinchliffe at 519-824-1212 at extension #7408. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips.