Traffic stop leads to arrest
On April 27, 2016 at 6:53 p.m., the Guelph Police conducted a traffic stop with a motor vehicle on Paisley Road. The vehicle occupants were an adult male and his four year old daughter. The male driver identified to police by using an expired drivers licence and health card. Investigation determined that the male was not who he identified as and he was arrested. A search subsequent to his arrest discovered a replica handgun, two knives, more identifications belonging to various people and a small quantity of Crystal Methamphetamine, Cocaine and Marijuana.
A 42-year-old Kitchener man has been charged with obstruct police, impersonation with intent, possess property obtained by crime, possess identity documents, two counts of weapons dangerous, careless use of a firearm, carry a concealed weapon and three counts of possession of a controlled substance. He was also charged with drive motor vehicle – no currently validated permit and drive while under suspension under the Highway Traffic Act.
He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing on April 28, 2016.
Attempt break and enter
On April 27, 2016 at 3:20 p.m., the Guelph Police went to a Pine Ridge Drive residence to investigate an attempt break and enter. The culprit(s) attempted to pry the back patio door, but entry was not gained.
Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst J. Gordon at 519-824-1212 at extension #7599. 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 enforcement
On April 27, 2016, the Guelph Police monitored the Willow Road and Elmira Road area from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. There were no Highway Traffic Act offences committed.
Theft from cars
On April 27, 2016 the Guelph Police received three reports from Guelph residents about thefts from their cars. The locations were Summit Ridge Drive and two on Starwood Drive.
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 the last 24 hours
The Guelph Police were involved in 217 incidents in this time frame. Incidents involve everything from traffic stops and accidental 911 calls to domestics and break and enters.