A resident on Noble Lane was woken by a phone call around 1:30 in the morning from the St. Thomas Police Service after Officers on Uniform Patrol noticed their garage door had been left open. Luckily nothing was taken. Please remember to adopt a nightly routine and secure your car and home before going to bed.
A vehicle parked on Daugharty Drive was entered sometime overnight Sunday. A wallet containing bank and credit cards was stolen. Thieves managed to rack up over $250 in charges before the card was reported missing. Police continue to investigate. Please remember to lock your vehicle and take valuables inside.
Thirty two year old Charles Crafts was arrested Monday morning around 10:30 am after an alert citizen called in a suspicious male lurking around houses on Myrtle Street. When officers arrived on scene they located Crafts in the area. Crafts was wanted on a bench warrant after he failed to attend several scheduled court dates to answer to charges of Theft, Break and Enter, Drug Possession and several Breach of Release Conditions. Crafts was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Colin McGregor Justice Building for processing and held for a court appearance.
Break and Enter
Police are investigating after a building at the corner of Talbot and Elgin Street was broken into sometime over the weekend. The building formerly housed the TD Bank and has recently been converted to offices. Thieves pried open the main door gaining access to a lobby. Several interior doors were then damaged as thieves tried to pry those open unsuccessfully. Nothing was reported taken. If you have any information about this break and enter please call STPS at 519-631-1224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS Refer to Case #ST20004100
Police are investigating after a black and red Ghost mountain bike was stolen from the front yard of a home on Myrtle Street near First Avenue around 4:45 Monday afternoon. If you have any information about this theft or know the whereabouts of the stolen bike please contact STPS at 519-631-1224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS Refer to Case #ST20004122
Police are investigating after a burgundy and black Haro Gyro BMX bike was stolen from the front porch of a home on Ross Street. Thieves took the bike off the front porch sometime between 5:30 and 6:30 pm. If you have any information about this theft or know the whereabouts of the stolen bike please contact STPS at 519-631-1224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. Refer to Case #ST20004130
Break and Enter
St. Thomas Police are investigating a break and enter to the office at the St. Thomas Cemetery on West Avenue sometime over the weekend. Thieves pried open the door stealing a donation box believed to contain around $50 and some small tools. If you have any information about this theft or know the whereabouts of the stolen property please contact STPS at 519-631-1224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS Refer to Case ST20004087
St. Thomas Police are investigating after three teenagers were shoplifting from a downtown pharmacy. Staff observed the teens conceal earrings and attempt to leave without paying. When the group were confronted by staff two teens returned the product while a third ran out the door.
Twenty six year old Justin Dobson of St. Thomas was arrested on Sunset Drive near Elm Street early Tuesday morning just after midnight after officers observed him stealing goods from a Diabetes Donation Box in the area. Dobson was already wanted by police after he breached his release conditions earlier in the day after he disobeyed a court order by attending a store on Edward Street. Dobson was taken into custody without incident and and transported to the Colin McGregor Justice Building for processing. Dobson was charged Theft Under $5000, Possession of Stolen Property, Possession of Break and Enter Tools and Breach of Release Conditions. He was later released on an Undertaking with court date.
Youth Arrested Charged With Impaired
A fifteen year old was arrested just after 2 am Tuesday morning and charged with several offences after driving a vehicle into a house. The structure suffered damage to the front porch and garage door as a result of the collision. No injuries were reported by the driver or the residents. The driver showed signs of impairment at the scene and was taken into custody by officers. Testing done at the Colin McGregor Justice Building by a Drug Recognition Expert Officer indicated the youth was impaired by drug. As a result the youth was charged Operation While Impaired by Drug, Dangerous Operation, Drive Motor Vehicle-no license, Drug Possession and Breach of Release Conditions. The youth was later released on an Undertaking with Youth Court Date into the custody of an adult.