On April 29, 2016 at 4:13 p.m., the Guelph Police went to a Kent Street address for the report of a male passed out on the driveway. Police located the man and woke him up. Further investigation determined that he was in possession of a small quantity of Crystal Methamphetamine and he was arrested.
John Hartung, 32 years of Guelph has been charged with possession of a controlled substance. He will appear in court on June 7, 2016.
Hit and run – impaired driver arrested
On April 30, 2016 at 11:35 a.m., the Guelph Police went to Wellington Street and Macdonell Street for the report of a collision where one of the involved vehicles left the scene. Police located this vehicle at 12 p.m. and a traffic stop was conducted on Eramosa Road. Police spoke with the female driver and a demand was made for a roadside breath sample. She failed this test and was arrested.
April Devost, 36 years of London has been charged with fail to stop at accident and drive over 80 mg. She was also charged under the Highway Traffic Act with driving while under suspension and drive motor vehicle – no licence. She will appear in court on May 17, 2016.
Collision leads to arrest
On May 1, 2016 at 4:49 a.m., the Guelph Police went to a single motor vehicle collision at Gordon Street and Arkell Road. The responsible vehicle had struck a light post and then left the scene. A search of the area and further investigation located the two involved occupants and the driver was arrested. A subsequent search discovered a small quantity of Crystal Methamphetamine.
A 26-year-old Guelph man, has been charged with impaired driving by drug and possession of a controlled substance. He was also charged under the Highway Traffic Act with fail to remain, careless driving and driving while under suspension. The male was treated for minor injuries at Guelph General Hospital. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing on May 2, 2016.
On May 1, 2016 at 10:43 p.m., the Guelph Police went to a collision at Woodlawn Road and the Hanlon Expressway. It is alleged that a vehicle had failed to stop at the red light and then struck a post and ended up in the ditch. The male occupant in the vehicle was spoken to by police, it was determined that he had consumed alcohol and he was arrested.
Joseph Ott, 45 years of Waterloo has been charged with care and control impaired and care and control over 80mg. He was also charged under the Highway Traffic Act with fail to stop at red light. He will appear in court on May 20, 2016.
Break and enter
On May 1, 2016, the Guelph Police went to an Algoma Drive residence to investigate a break and enter. The culprit(s) entered sometime overnight and stole a laptop and mouse.
Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst A. Malcolm at 519-824-1212 at extension #7195. 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.
Theft from cars
Over the weekend the Guelph Police received two reports from Guelph residents about thefts from their cars. The locations were Heath Road and Watt Street.
This crime is easily avoided by locking your cars, keeping valuables out of sight or removed from your vehicle and parked in a well-lit and visible area where possible. If you do fall victim to this crime, please report using the Guelph Police CopLogic online reporting system. You can find this on the Guelph Police website under Online Reporting. You can also check out recent theft from car locations by going to our crime mapping page.
Police incidents from April 30 to May 2 at 8 a.m.
The Guelph Police were involved in 344 incidents in this time frame. Incidents involve everything from traffic stops and accidental 911 calls to domestics and break and enters.