Christmas Week Media ‘Wrap-up’

St. Thomas Police exceed 20000’s incidents for 2019!!

December 27th St. Thomas Police cleared off two outstanding warrants.  As a result of two unrelated incidents officers arrested 37 year old Natasha Brown, previously wanted on a Bench Warrant and 26 year old Shaylee Murphy, also previously wanted on the strength of a Bench Warrant.

3 Shoplifters Caught 1 Remains at Large

Staff at a local retail outlet kept officers busy over the Christmas season, apprehending 4 Shoplifters (3 separate incidents), one of which fled after arrest.  Police arrested and charged repeat offender,  32 year old, Charles Crafts on December 28th.  Crafts was charged with Theft Under $5000 and possession of a Controlled Substance.  On December  27th, police arrested and charged two men, 35 years old and 48 years old, with Theft Under $5000.  A 4th person, a  39 year old St. Thomas woman remains at large after she was apprehended by Loss Prevention staff and subsequently fled prior to police arrival, a warrant for her arrest is being sought.  All of these alleged thefts occurred separately.  All 3 males were released from police custody with future court dates.

Domestic Dispute Results in Mischief Charge

A 41 year old St. Thomas man has been charged with one count of Domestic Mischief, following a dispute on December 27th.  The man was arrested and charged, but later released with a future court date and conditions.

Police Seeking Public’s Assistance in Fail To Remain Collision

Police are requesting the assistance of the public that may have witnessed a collision on Burwell Road around 11 am on December 27th.  A dark coloured sedan style vehicle struck a motorist and continued north on Burwell Road.  Although luckily there were no injuries, police are seeking the assistance of witnesses that may have information about the vehicle and/or driver that fled the scene.  The dark coloured sedan may have damage to the driver’s side bumper and fender area.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Thomas police.

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