Incidents from Sunday June 30th to Tuesday July 2nd

R.I.D.E.
The St. Thomas Police conducted a R.I.D.E. check on the evening of June 30, 2019. Several road side tests were administered and police are pleased to report that no violations were recorded.
Theft
Walmart loss prevention contacted police at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday June 30th reporting that they had a 32 year old female in custody for theft. Police attended and learned the female had concealed several items in reusable shopping bags and failed to pay for the hidden items before exiting the store. The accused was charged with one count of Theft Under $5000 and was released with a court date.
Arrest
On Sunday June 30, 2019 at 5:45 p.m. police arrested a 47 year old female who was wanted for a Fraud that had occurred earlier in the week. The female was located in the parking lot of a downtown business and was taken into custody without incident. The accused was charged with one count of Fraud Under $5000 and was later released on a Promise to Appear with a future court date.
Assault/Theft
On Monday July 1, 2019 police were called to a domestic related disturbance that involved issues pertaining to child custody. Investigation revealed that a 34 year old female and her current 25 year old boyfriend attended a St. Thomas residence to exchange custody of the woman’s daughter with her ex. During the exchange a verbal argument occurred which resulted in the 34 year old female slapping her 35 year old ex-boyfriend on the face and neck. This disturbance caused the woman’s current boyfriend to get out of the car and he too assaulted the 35 year old male striking him twice in the head with a closed fist. Before leaving the scene, the 34 year old woman took a cell phone from a female witness who was using it to record the incident. As a result the 34 year old woman is charged with one count of Assault and one count of Theft Under $5000. The 25 year old male is charged with one count of Assault. The victim did not require medical attention for his injuries.
Break and Enter
The St. Thomas Police are investigating a break and enter to a shed at a Forest St. residence that occurred in the morning hours of Monday July 1st. Investigation revealed that the possible suspects were confronted by a neighbor on Erie St. causing them to drop the small step ladder they had taken. The male suspects were seen getting picked up by a grey mini-van on Erie St. before they left the area. The only description of the suspects is that one was wearing a light coloured sweater and the other was wearing a black sweater. If anyone has information with regards to this incident they are asked to contact the St. Thomas Police at 519-631-1224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Mischief
On Tuesday July 2nd at around 3:30 a.m. police were called to a Kains Street address with regards to a female causing a disturbance. When Police arrived they found a 32 year old female inside the building yelling and banging on doors. Investigation revealed that the female had removed and used a fire extinguisher to ram against one of the apartment doors. This caused visible damage to the door and as a result the 32 year old female was arrested and charged with one count of Mischief. The accused was later released with conditions and a future court date.

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