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Police investigate a number of weekend break and enter incidents

In one incident, police interrupted a break and enter in progress
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On Oct. 27, 2017 Guelph police initiated an investigation into a break and enter on Queen Street. As a result of this investigation, two males have been arrested. A 22-year-old male was arrested two days after the incident.

On Dec. 30, 2017, while on patrol, police observed the second male in the area of Carden Street. The 23-year-old male was charged with break and enter and breaching his probation order.

On Dec. 30, 2017, Guelph police were called to an apartment building in the west end, where there was a report of a break and enter in progress. The males fled the area upon police arrival. Police were able to locate the responsible parties and two males were arrested.

A 27- and 24-year-old male, both from Guelph, were jointly charged with break and enter and possessing break-in instruments. The 27-year-old was further charged with possession of a controlled substance. The 24-year-old is also facing further charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of stolen property and breaching his probation order.

Both were held for a bail hearing.

On Dec. 31, 2017 at 3:30 a.m., Guelph police were called to a commercial establishment on Silvercreek Parkway North as a result of a burglary alarm. Police confirmed there had been an entry into the establishment and located a male inside.

The 42-year-old Guelph male was arrested for break and enter. The male was identified as a person that was wanted for several outstanding charges. The male was further charged with fail to attend court and five counts of breaching his Recognizance of Bail Order.

He was held for a bail hearing.

On Dec. 30, 2017, the Guelph Police went to an Oriole Crescent residence to investigate a break and enter. The culprit(s) entered and stole a purse.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst D. Gould at 519-824-1212 at ext. 7056. Anonymous tips can be left at Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at