Arson/Theft/Fraud/Arrests/Impaired Driver

ARSON

On September 16, 2022 at 7:10am the St. Thomas Police attended Centre Street near Hinks Street for a recycle bin that had been set on fire. A suspect was described as wearing black and carrying a back pack.  If you have any information about this please contact the St. Thomas Police at 519-631-1224  or Crime Stoppers at www.stthomas-elgincrimestoppers.ca. *14955

THEFT

On September 16, 2022 the St. Thomas Police were called to a business at the east end of the city for a theft of a skid steer.  A few hours later the skid steer was located nearby by employees in a remote area.  Police will be reviewing camera footage relating to this incident.  If you have any information please contact the St. Thomas Police at 519-631-1224  or Crime Stoppers at www.stthomas-elgincrimestoppers.ca. *14956

FRAUD

On September 16, 2022 the St. Thomas Police took a report of a fraud relating to the rental of an apartment. The victim reports responding to an advertisement for an apartment.  An e-transfer was sent as a deposit. Once the victim attended the apartment it was determined that the victim had not been dealing with the actual owner.  The matter is under investigation.

BREAK AND ENTER

On September 16, 2022 Robert Smith was located and arrested by the St. Thomas Police for a break and enter that took place in March 2022.  Through investigation police were able to identify him as being involved. He was processed and released with a future court date.

THEFT

On Saturday September 17, 2022 the St. Thomas Police took a report of a theft of a catalytic converter sometime between 11:00am and 1:00pm on the 16th of September  The victim’s car was parked at a business in the south end of the city.  If you have any information please contact the St. Thomas Police at 519-631-1224  or Crime Stoppers at www.stthomas-elgincrimestoppers.ca. *15042

MISCHIEF ARREST

On Saturday September 17, 2022 a 14 year old youth attended the station and turned themselves in on an outstanding warrant for mischief.  The youth was processed and released with a future court date.

MISCHIEF

On Saturday September 17, 2022 the St. Thomas Police attended the downtown core  for a report of a mischief.  Police were told that two males were in an altercation when a citizen tried to go around them and tell them to move. One of the males threw a bicycle at the victim’s car causing minor damage. Video will be reviewed to determine the suspects identity.  If you have any information please contact the St. Thomas Police at 519-631-1224  or Crime Stoppers at www.stthomas-elgincrimestoppers.ca. *15059

IMPAIRED DRIVER

On Saturday September 17, 2022 the St. Thomas Police were notified of a possible impaired driver coming into the city.  Police located the vehicle and its driver.  The driver was arrested and taken to the station for further testing.  It was determined that the driver was over the legal limit of alcohol. As a result the 45 year old male driver was charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired -blood alcohol concentration 80 plus.  He was later released with a future court date.

THEFT

On September 18, 2022 the St. Thomas Police were notified of a theft of two bicycles from a backyard in the north end of the city.  The complainant noticed an unknown person on the Ring doorbell camera take two bicycles-a CCM Mountain bike and a child size bicycle.  The matter is still under investigation.  *15094

 

 

 

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