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Monday, August 10, 2020

Guelph Police responded to 674 calls for service over the weekend

The following news releases were issued today by the Guelph Police Service:

Residential break and enter
On Aug. 7, 2020, the Guelph Police Service responded to the report of break and enter at a residential property on Foxwood Crescent in the City of Guelph. Sometime over night, unknown person(s) entered the garage of the residence and stole a number of items including a Trek Silque 22-speed road bike white in colour (value $6,000), a Milwaukee cordless drill set, and a pair of Burberry sunglasses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Todd Weinstein at 519-824-1212, ext 7557, tweinstein@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous tip at Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.

Traffic enforcement and safety blitz
On Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, members of the Guelph Police Service Traffic and Front Line Uniform Units conducted a proactive traffic enforcement and vehicle safety blitz initiative in the area of Wellington Road West and Imperial Road South in the City of Guelph. Guelph Police were assisted by members of the Ministry of Transportation Enforcement Unit.

During the four hour traffic safety initiative, Police issued a number of Provincial Offence Notices for various offences including:  six speed infractions, fail to surrender drivers’ license and operate an unsafe motor vehicle. Several drivers were issued verbal warnings for Highway Traffic Act offences.

The Police and Ministry also conducted inspections on seven heavy trucks and as a result two were taken out of service for defects. Police also issued a Provincial Offence Notice for fail to complete pre trip inspection report.

Guelph Police would like to remind motorists to make sure their vehicle is in good repair and fit to be operated on the highway.

Calls for service in the last 24 hours: 674