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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Stolen vehicles, theft and more
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The following news releases were issued today by the Guelph Police Service:

Disturbance – arrest

On Jan. 10, 2018 at approximately 9:20 a.m., Guelph police were called to a financial institution in downtown Guelph. The information police had was that a male appeared to be trying to get in the building (the business was closed). Police arrived and arrested a male at the scene. A 55-year-old Guelph man was arrested for uttering a threat, resisting arrest and mischief under $5,000. He was held for a bail hearing.

Second arrest for Dec. 27, 2017 stolen vehicle incident

The Guelph Police Service originally reported a Dec. 27, 2017 incident involving a stolen vehicle that fled from police. The subsequent investigation lead to the arrest of a 22-year-old male.

On Jan. 10, 2018, a second person was arrested and charged. A 19-year-old female came into the police station to turn herself in. She was charged with possession of stolen property.

Male charged – stolen vehicle

On April 10, 2017, two males were in a south end department store and were recognized by staff as being suspected of thefts. Police were called, but prior to their arrival, the two males left in a BMW. The BMW was identified and confirmed to have been stolen. Police were able to locate the stolen BMW, abandoned, in the area.

On Jan. 10, 2018 a 31-year-old Etobicoke male was charged with possession of stolen property.

The investigation continues; police anticipate another arrest.

Shoplifter arrest

On Jan. 10, 2018, Guelph police were called to a department store in the north end of the city, where there was a report of a male shoplifter. Police arrived and arrested a male at the scene.

A 43-year-old Guelph male was arrested for theft under $5,000 and two counts of breaching his probation order. He was held for a bail hearing.

Calls for service

In the last 24 hours, the Guelph Police Service have dealt with 215 calls for service.