Media Release – August 5th 2022

Stolen Vehicle – Arrest

In the early hours of the 5th of August the St. Thomas Police were contacted in relation to a suspicious vehicle near a business on First Ave.  Officers quickly arrived on scene and located the vehicle, as well as a male and a female.  A query of the motor vehicle revealed that it has been stolen from London.  As a result of the investigation, a 35 year old London man has been arrested and charged with possessing stolen property, failing to comply with probation, obstructing police, possessing break and enter tools, and failing to comply with a release order.  A 40 year old London woman has been charged with possessing stolen property.  The London man was held in custody to await a court appearance, and the London woman was released with a future court date.

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Theft from vehicle – Solved

On the 3rd of August a 27 year old St. Thomas man was arrested on an outstanding warrant.  The warrant was in relation to a vehicle entry from August 1st (ST22012105), which also resulted in the accused breaching his probation order.  The male was released from Police custody with a future court date.

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Warrant Arrest

On the 5th of August a 36 year old St. Thomas man was arrested on an outstanding warrant.  The warrant was in relation to the male breaching a court order.  The male was arrested without incident, and released from custody with a future court date.

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Uttering Threats

A 36 year old Kitchener man is currently wanted by police after uttering a death threat to a person known to him.  The male is not believed to be in St. Thomas, and an arrest warrant has been requested for the male.

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Fraud

St. Thomas Police are investigating after a St. Thomas resident has fallen victim to a crypto-currency scam.  The St. Thomas resident believed they were investing money into a crypto-currency investment company, sending in excess of $20,000.  Once they recognized they may have been scammed, they attempted to use a ‘scam recovery’ business from an internet search, resulting in the victim being out more money.  St. Thomas Police want to remind everyone to be careful with who you invest with, and if you think you have fallen victim to a scam, contact the police immediately.

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Theft

St. Thomas Police are investigating after numerous tools have been reported stolen from a job site on Talbot St over the past five months.  A toolbox, various makes of tools, and a Dewalt generator have been stolen.  If you have any information about this theft or know the whereabouts of the tools please contact STPS at 519-631-1224 or www.stthomas-elgincrimestoppers.  Refer to case # ST22012231

 

Warrant Arrest

On the 4th of August a 38 year old St. Thomas man was arrested on an outstanding warrant.  The warrant was in relation to an assault and breaching a release order (ST22010798).  The male was arrested without incident, and released from custody with a future court date.

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Warrant Arrest

On the 4th of August a 46 year old St. Thomas man was arrested on two outstanding warrants, stemming from the male breaching his release conditions.  The male was arrested without incident, and released from custody with a future court date.

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Break and Enter

The St. Thomas Police are investigating after a south end construction site was broken into overnight.  Stolen were 4 ladders, and the base to a water cooler.  If you have any information about this theft or know the whereabouts of the tools please contact STPS at 519-631-1224 or www.stthomas-elgincrimestoppers.  Refer to case # ST22012286

 

 

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