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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Police beat

Stolen Vehicle – Arrest

On February 24, 2016 at 5 p.m. a male was seen entering a vehicle that was idling in a parking lot off of Speedvale Ave. W.  After a few moments, the male fled with the vehicle, a red Toyota.  At approximately 10 p.m., police officers observed that same vehicle located in a parking lot, in close proximity to where it was stolen.  As the red Toyota began to pull out of the parking lot, Police conducted a traffic stop and arrested the driver.

A 40 year old Guelph male was arrested and charged with theft or motor vehicle, possession of stolen property over $5,000 and breach of probation. He is being held for a bail hearing.

Mischief Investigation Leads to Arrest

On February 25, 2016 Police were called to a variety store located in the area of Gordon / Wellington, where a male had thrown a rock and beer bottle through a window.  The male then fled but was located shortly thereafter by police.  A 24-year-old Guelph male was arrested and charged with mischief under $5,000 and two counts of breaching his probation order.  He is being held for a bail hearing.


Police are asking the public’s assistance in a theft investigation.  On February 24, 2016, police were called to Regal Road to investigate the theft of a trailer and snowmobile.  The trailer is described as a silver 2015 Stealth trailer with licence plate L8279S.  The trailer contained valuable electronic fire equipment and a yellow 2010 Skidoo Renegade.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst S. Pettapiece at 519-824-1212 at extension #7374. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at

Police incidents in the last 24 hours

The Guelph Police were involved in 197 incidents in the past 24 hours. Incidents involve everything from traffic stops and accidental 911 calls to domestics and break and enters.