Media Release for Tuesday October 11th, 2022

At approximately 3am on Saturday October 8th residents at an address on Scott St awoke to the sound of their second story window breaking. The suspect immediately fled the area. If you have any information about this incident or saw anything suspicious in the area please call the St Thomas Police Service or submit a Crime Stoppers tip at www.stthomascrimestoppers.ca. Refer to incident ST22016392.

On Thanksgiving Sunday an Amazon package was stolen from a front porch on Manitoba St. The incident occurred between 5:30pm and 8pm while the residents were away at a family dinner. The package contained a Chess/ Checkers board game and a bottle of turmeric capsules. If you have any information about this theft please call the STPS or visit www.stthomascrimestoppers.ca. Refer to incident ST22016483.

Between 3pm and 8pm on Thanksgiving Sunday an unlocked vehicle was entered in a driveway on Edward St. The suspect took a wallet containing several pieces of identification. The wallet and most of the identification was recovered a short distance away. The STPS reminds you to lock your vehicle and to take all valuables inside. ^16513

The STPS are looking for information about the occupants of a black Ford F-150 plated BT39885 that attended a business on Spackman Bv at 1:55pm on Thanksgiving Sunday. A white male exited the vehicle and cut the lock of a sea can on the property. The suspect entered the sea can but fled without taking any items. The incident was captured on video and investigation revealed the truck had been reported stolen from London that same day. If you have any information about this incident or saw anything suspicious in the area please call the St Thomas Police Service or submit a Crime Stoppers tip at www.stthomascrimestoppers.ca. Refer to incident ST22016519.

Overnight on Thanksgiving Sunday an unknown person caused approximately $400 in damage after knocking a light pole down at the Elevated Park. Similar damage was reported to four other light poles earlier in the week. If you have any information about this incident please call the STPS or visit www.stthomascrimestoppers.ca. Refer to incident ST22016522.

The Aylmer Police Service arrested a 30 year old male who was wanted by the STPS after breaking into a St. Thomas residence while the resident was home. The resident confronted the male who fled, leaving behind his wallet. The male was turned over to the STPS and transported to the Colin McGregor Building where he was processed and released with a future court date. ^16306

Members of the STPS conducted a RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) program shortly after 12am on October 11th. Police observed no traffic infractions and no signs of impairment by drug or alcohol. The STPS thank each driver stopped for keeping our roads safe by driving sober! ^16541

During the early morning hours of Tuesday October 11th, police were responding to an unrelated call for service when they came across a male and female party in a vehicle. Police had a brief conversation with the parties before continuing with the original call for service. It was later learned that both parties were currently on charges and not to be with each other. As a result of this investigation, a 35 year old London female and a 54 year old London male are each charged with a number of breaches. A warrant has been requested for both parties. ^16544/ 16546

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