Police pursuit on the Hanlon
On February 17, 2016 at 3:22 p.m., the Guelph Police received the report of a Chevrolet Trailblazer with a large tire strapped to its roof, driving erratically in the area of the Hanlon Expressway and Kortright Road. Police located the vehicle driving southbound on the Hanlon and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The vehicle increased its speed and failed to stop. Multiple police cruisers were able to bring the vehicle to a stop near Maltby Road. The male driver was not compliant and a brief struggle ensued leading to the police having to use a conductive energy weapon to safely arrest him. He was taken to the Guelph General Hospital where he was subsequently formed under the Mental Health Act.
The 32-year-old Hanover male will be charged with the offences of dangerous driving and flight from police.
Break and enter
On February 17, 2016, the Guelph Police went to a Woodlawn Road West business to investigate a break and enter. The culprit(s) smashed a window to gain entry sometime overnight. Two pickup trucks were reported stolen from the property. One has since been recovered in Waterloo.
Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst J. Graham at 519-824-1212 at extension #7441. 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.
Police incidents in the last 24 hours
The Guelph Police were involved in 200 incidents in the past 24 hours. Incidents involve everything from traffic stops and accidental 911 calls to domestics and break and enters.