Break and enter
On February 2, 2016, the Guelph Police went to a St. Arnaud Street residence to investigate a break and enter. The culprit(s) entered sometime overnight and stole a bike from the unlocked utility room. A call on February 1, to this same residence had the resident seeing a man leaving that room. He was described as white, in his forties, brown/grey short hair and unshaven. It is unknown if these two incidents are related.
Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst C. Shantz at 519-824-1212 at extension #7260. 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.
Break and enter - update
On November 2, 2015 at 9:11 a.m., the Guelph Police went to a Woodlawn Road West business to investigate a break and enter. The culprit(s) entered the locked compound sometime over the weekend and stole a trailer containing four snowmobiles.
Two males have now been arrested in connection to this break and enter.
Devon Harris, 20 years of Brantford has been charged with break and enter. He will appear in court on March 4, 2016.
Jakub Skoczen, 20 years of Brant County has been charged with break and enter. He will appear in court on March 4, 2016.
A third male is still outstanding.
Impaired driver arrested
On February 2, 2016 at 9:14 p.m., the Guelph Police received the report of a possible impaired driver on an electric scooter in the area of the Stone Road Mall. The bike was observed being driven solely by electric power and was missing a pedal. Police located the male, determined he had been drinking alcohol and he was arrested.
James Gamble, 67 years of Guelph has been charged with impaired driving and drive over 80 mg. He will appear in court on February 16, 2016.
Impaired driver arrested
On February 3, 2016 at 2:05 a.m., the Guelph Police received the report of a possible impaired driver that was in the drive through line up at the McDonalds on Woodlawn Road West. Police located the vehicle still in the lineup and observed that the two passenger side tires were flat. Police spoke with the male driver, determined that he had been drinking alcohol and he was arrested.
Rodney Stadnyk, 39 years of Guelph has been charged with impaired driving and drive over 80 mg. He will appear in court on February 19, 2016.
Theft from cars
On February 2, 2016 the Guelph Police received two reports from Guelph residents about thefts from their cars. The locations were Hales Crescent and Maple Street.
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.