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Media release for Monday October 5th

On October 1st a vehicle was entered in the Staples parking lot and the owners wallet, containing credit cards was stolen.  One of the credit cards was used at a local variety store a few days later. Police were able to identify the suspect involved, however the complainant did not wish to proceed with any criminal actions. Police remind citizens to keep your cars locked and do not leave valuable items in plain view.

On October 3rd officers on community patrol observed a 30 year old St. Thomas man in the area of Talbot St. and Mary St.  Officers recognized the male as having a warrant out for his arrest.  The male was arrested without incident and was later released on an appearance notice with a future court date.

On October 3rd a female entered the LCBO store on Talbot St. and concealed a bottle of Rum in her clothing.  The suspect exited the store without paying.  The female is described as having black hair and was wearing a mask, jeans and a black hoodie that was pulled up.

On October 4th officers on community patrol were called to the Tim Hortons on Highbury Ave in regards to a suspicious male sleeping in a vehicle for many hours.  Police woke the male and he immediately put the vehicle in reverse, almost striking the Police cruiser, he then fled the scene Northbound on Highbury Ave.  It was learned that the dealer plate attached to the vehicle was stolen out of London.  The male is described as 20-30 years old, Caucasian, with brown hair and a slim build.  This vehicle was later located by London Police Service on fire on Wharncliffe Road South.  The suspect is believed to have then stolen a white Jeep Cherokee in London and affixed the same stolen dealer plate 150 DRL.

On October 4th at 845am, officers on community patrol were called to Marks Work Warehouse as there was a male sleeping out front of the store.  The 38 year old male was identified as being wanted by the Waterloo Regional Police Service and was arrested without incident.  WRPS were unable to attend to take custody of the male so he was released unconditionally.

Sometime between September 30th and October 3rd suspects attended a residence on Alma St. and entered the carport and stole a bicycle.  The bicycle is a black Univega Rover 305 Mountain bike, valued at $200.

On October 4th officers on community patrol were called to a residence on Forest Ave.  Homeowners report that two of their marijuana plants were stolen from the ground in their back yard.  One plant was stolen sometime in July and the other overnight of October 3rd.

On October 4th at approx. 745pm an officer on community patrol observed a female walking southbound on Moore St.  The officer recognized her and confirmed that there was a warrant out for the 38 year old for failing to comply with her court order from August 27, 2020.   The female was arrested without incident and transported to the Colin McGregor Justice Building for processing.

Update : Photo of the stolen tricycle reported to Police on October 3rd.

If you have information about any of the above cases, please call City Police 519 631 1224 or Crimestoppers 1 800 222 TIPS (8477)

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