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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Collision, theft, pedestrian struck, calls for service

The following are news releases issued by the Guelph Police Service:

On Jan. 30, 2018 at approximately 3:30 p.m., Guelph police were called to the intersection of Woodlawn Road East and Inverness Drive, for a report of a collision. Investigation revealed a Nissan, driven by a 58 year old Guelph woman was westbound on Woodlawn and collided with a Toyota, driven by a 43-year-old Guelph woman, which was northbound on Inverness Drive.

The collision resulted in both vehicles being demolished and the driver of the Nissan being transported to the hospital and subsequently released with minor injuries.

The driver of the Nissan was charged with failing to stop for a red light under the Highway Traffic Act.

Guelph police previously reported that, on Jan., 2018, a pedestrian was struck in the area of Chancellors Way and Edinburgh Road. The pedestrian in the incident received serious injuries to his leg. As a result of the investigation, a 29-year-old Guelph male has been charged with careless driving, under the Highway Traffic Act.

On Jan. 30, 2018 at approximately 12:30 p.m., Guelph police were called to a grocery store in the west end, where there was a report of a theft. Prior to police arrival, the suspect in the incident fled the scene but was apprehended a short time later. As a result of this investigation, Ahkina Williams, a 21-year-old Guelph woman, was arrested and charged with theft under, escape lawful custody and obstruct a peace officer. She was given a March 16, 2018 court date.

In the last 24 hours, the Guelph Police Service dealt with 222 calls for service.