Police investigated 24 motor vehicle collisions over the weekend with minor injuries reported in six of those. Provincial offence charges were laid in 11 of the vehicle collisions.
There were also 11 complaints reported and investigated about how people were driving their motor vehicles.
One of the driving complaints received by police was that a vehicle was swerving all over the road in the city’s north-end. Police located the vehicle on Elmira Road and resulted in the arrest of its 35-year-old Kitchener driver for impaired driving, drive over .08mgs and additional charge of breach a condition of his undertaking from a previous criminal charge that is still before the court.
Kevin Robertson was released and is scheduled to appear before the court on Jan. 20, 2017.
In the early morning hours of Jan. 8, 2016 police observed a vehicle stopped on the side of the road in the south with one of its occupants hanging out the doors vomiting. When police stopped to make sure everything was alright, they found that the driver was impaired.
Gareth Browne, 21 years of age of Milton was arrested and charged with care and control of a motor vehicle while impaired and over .08mgs. He was released and scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 24, 2017.
Arrest leads to additional charges
On the evening of Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 police located a 25-year-old Guelph man at the downtown Transit Hub who was wanted for previously breaching terms of his probation. When he was apprehended and taken to the station, he was found to be in possession of drugs and was further charged with drug possession and another count of breaching his probation.
Stewart Letts of no fixed address appeared before the court and was released to return back to court later in January.
Break and enters
A resident on Walman Drive returned home after the holidays on Friday, Jan. 6, 2016 to find the house rummaged through. Electronics and jewelry taken from the home.
Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst M. Braga at 519-824-1212 at extension #7144. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips.
Overnight on Jan. 7, 2016 an unknown suspect(s) entered through an unlocked garage door on a Bushmills Crescent home and took some bottles of alcohol from inside.
Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst A. Anderson at 519-824-1212 at extension #7282. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips.
Over the weekend the Guelph Police Service were involved in 544 calls for service.