Media Release for September 11th, 2022

Impaired

On Friday, September 9th, officers on Community Patrol arrested a 33 year-old female for impaired operation of a motor vehicle after failing a standard field sobriety test.  She was taken to the police station for further testing conducted by a Drug Recognition Evaluator in which she failed.  She has been charged with Operating a conveyance while being impaired by drugs.  She was later released on an Appearance Notice.  ^14525

On Saturday, September 10th, shortly after 6:00am officers on Community Patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after receiving a traffic complaint.  Officers had the 44 year-old male driver provide a breath sample into an Approved Screening Device at the roadside which he registered a fail.  He was arrested and brought to the police station for further breath samples.  The results of these tests confirmed that his blood/ alcohol concentration was over the legal limit and was therefore charged with Operation of a Conveyance While Impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 Plus).  It was also discovered that he was a prohibited driver and was charged with Operation while Prohibited.  Additionally he had an open bottle of liquor in his vehicle as well as a small quantity of suspected crystal methamphetamine that he was charged with.  ^14540

On Saturday, September 10th, shortly after midnight officers on Community Patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and determined that the driver had been consuming alcohol.  The 25 year-old male driver was arrested and taken to the police station for further breath samples.  As a result of these tests it was determined that man had a blood/ alcohol concentration of more than twice the legal limit.  He was charged with Operation of a Conveyance While Impaired by Alcohol and Operation of a Conveyance While Impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 Plus).  He was later released on an Appearance Notice.  ^14588

Theft

Officers are investigating after a pair of white, size 9, Under Armour running shoes were stolen from a store at the Elgin Mall on September 9th.  The male suspect is described as being a white male 5’5”-5’6” tall, slim build, short dark hair and scruffy.  He was wearing a black hoodie and shorts and was last seen riding away on a black BMX style bicycle. ^14498

Break and Enter

On September 10th, three people were arrested and charged after being located causing damage inside a building under construction on Manor Rd.  An 18 year-old male was charged with break and enter as well as failing to comply with a probation order.  The other two were youth and were charged with break and enter.  All three were released on an Undertaking.  ^14579

Mischief

On September 11th, a window to a business in the downtown core was smashed sometime overnight or early morning.  Police are investigating in attempts to identify a suspect.  ^14596

 

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