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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Street racing charges laid On March 9, 2016 at 1 a.m., the Guelph Police observed a black Lexus and a white BMW turn north off Stone Road onto the Hanlon Parkway and accelerate to a very high rate of speed, driving side by side.
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Impaired charge

GUELPH-ERAMOSA TOWNSHIP – On March 8, 2016 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. program at the intersection of Jones Baseline and Eastview Road, Guelph-Eramosa Township.  A female driving a Mazda approached the program and performed a U-turn.  Police stopped the vehicle and believed that alcohol had been consumed by the driver.  A roadside screening test was administered which resulted in a fail.  She was arrested and transported to a local OPP Operations Centre for further testing.

Her driver’s licence has been suspended for 90 days and the vehicle impounded for a period of seven days as per statute.

44-year-old Lori QUESNELLE of Guelph has been charged with over 80 mgs, contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. She is to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on April 8, 2016.

Theft of ATV

TOWN OF MINTO – Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a theft report about a green 2011 Suzuki 500 CC that was stolen from a residence on Wellington Road 123, Town of Minto. A window was broken to gain entry to the garage sometime between the 5th and 8th of March. Any person with information regarding this incident should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at www.csgw.tips. You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.

Street racing charges laid

On March 9, 2016 at 1 a.m., the Guelph Police observed a black Lexus and a white BMW turn north off Stone Road onto the Hanlon Parkway and accelerate to a very high rate of speed, driving side by side. Police lost sight of the vehicles as they crossed over College Avenue but located them as they made a U-turn at Woodlawn Road West and headed south on the Hanlon Parkway. The black Lexus began fishtailing before straightening itself out as both vehicles accelerated quickly. Police were able to conduct a traffic stop on both vehicles in the southbound lanes of the Hanlon Parkway just south of the Wellington Street overpass.  The Lexus was being driven by a 20-year-old male from Stouffville and was carrying three passengers.  The BMW was being driven by a 21-year-old male from Burlington and was carrying four passengers.  Both drivers were charged under the Highway Traffic act for Stunt Driving-Racing. Their drivers’ licences were seized for 7 days and the motor vehicles were impounded for 7 days.

Two vehicle collision

On March 8, 2016 at 2:39 p.m., the Guelph Police went to Elmira Road North for a two car collision. It is alleged that a black Lincoln LLS four door travelling north on Elmira Road struck a brown Toyota Corolla that was turning into a private driveway on Elmira Road.

Both drivers were transported to Guelph General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Damage to the two vehicles is estimated at $16,000.

The driver of the Toyota, an 87-year-old Guelph female, has been charged with turn not in safety contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.

If anyone has information or may have witnessed the collision, please contact Sgt. David Doxey at 519-824-1212 ext. 7225.Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips.

Pedestrian struck

On March 8, 2016 the Guelph Police Traffic Unit began an investigation into a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle that failed to remain at the scene.  At approximately 9 a.m. a female pedestrian was walking south on Yorkshire Street on the west sidewalk when she was struck by a smaller newer style white vehicle travelling west on Suffolk Street. The driver spoke briefly to the pedestrian and then left the scene. The pedestrian suffered minor injuries. 

The investigation is ongoing.  Police would like to speak to the driver of the white vehicle.

If anyone has information or may have witnessed the collision, please contact Sgt. David Doxey at 519-824-1212 ext. 7225.Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.csgw.tips.

Break and enter

On March 8, 2016 at 7:40 a.m., the Guelph Police went to a College Avenue West residence to investigate a break and enter. The culprit(s) entered the garage sometime overnight and stole a mountain bike. 

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contactCst P. Hinchliffe at 519-824-1212 at extension #7408. 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.

Multiple garage, shed and vehicle entries

On March 8, 2016, the Guelph Police received twelve reports from the same geographical area of Guelph, that garages, sheds and cars had been entered. Six from Echo Drive, four from Forest Street and two on Bellevue Street. In most of the incidents, no theft is reported. 

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst J. Ferringo at 519-824-1212 at extension #7363. 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 from the last 24 hours

The Guelph Police were involved in 233 incidents in this time frame. Incidents involve everything from traffic stops and accidental 911 calls to domestics and break and enters.




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