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Media Release November 13, 2021

North End Mischief

St. Thomas Police are investigating after a north end business found damage to one of their company vehicles on Friday morning.  Video surveillance showed a suspicious Dodge Ram pickup with two occupants in the vehicle, enter the lot and are suspected to have caused the damage to the vehicle.  The identity of the vehicle and/or occupants is still unknown at this time.  Anyone with information about or know of these persons are asked to call police.


33 year old charged with Mischief

Police were called to an apartment building early Friday morning to reports of an unwanted person.  Upon arrival it was learned that a 33 year old St. Thomas man was intoxicated and had smashed a window out in the residence.  The male received minor injuries as a result and was transported to hospital where he received treatment and was later released.   33 year old St. Thomas resident Jordan Clarke has been charged with one count of Mischief and has been given a future court date.


Trailer Broken into

A Montcalm Street resident contacted the police on Friday morning after discovering his enclosed trailer had been broken into.  Early Friday the resident woke to find his trailer entered and its contents stolen.  Police are investigating the incident and ask that anyone who may have seen suspicious activity in the area between the hours of 10pm and 730 am on Friday November 12th, contact them.


Wanted Female

Terri-Lynn Auckland (28), is currently wanted by the St. Thomas Police Service as a result of a fail to report condition.  Police were contacted by the John Howard Society on Friday, advising that Auckland had failed to fulfill a requirement of her release.  As a result of the investigation Auckland is being sought for failing to comply with a condition of her release.


Business Storage Container Entered

Management at a local Walmart store contacted the St. Thomas Police Service on Friday, after discovering one of their storage containers had been broken into.  Staff noticed the damage to the container early Friday morning, and once inside they learned that numerous items had been taken.  Police are still investigating the incident as it is still unknown the number of items taken, or the identity of the suspect(s).


Construction Equipment taken from Balaclava Street

A Balaclava Street resident reported the theft of his aluminum brake on November 10th.  The brake was taken from the property sometime during the 10th of November.  It is estimated the value of the brake to be approximately $2500.  The photo is a similar likeness to that which was stolen.


Road Rage Incident leads to charges

A 39 year old man is being sought in connection with an incident on Talbot Street, Friday.  It is alleged that the male exited his vehicle, caused damage to another vehicle before challenging the other male to fight.  When the caller declined, the male got back into his vehicle and left the area.  The 39 year old is known to the victim in this case.


Bike Taken from Yard

A Resident of Beechwood Circle reported the theft of their bike on Friday.  Sometime between Sunday November 7th and the 12th a Grey KHS A-Lite 2000 Mountain Bike was taken from their backyard.  The bicycle is similar to the bike in this photo.


Minor Collision leads to Impaired Driving Charge

A 38 year old St. Thomas resident has been charged with Impaired Driving following a minor collision on Friday.   The male had been involved in the collision and after speaking with officers he thought he could take a nap.  After some further investigation it was determined that his ability to operate his vehicle was impaired by alcohol.  The male provided two samples of his breath at the station, and it was learned that he was 2.5 times the legal limit. The male faces criminal charges and has been given a future court date.  His vehicle was towed and impounded and he faces a minimum 90 day driver’s license suspension.  No one was injured as a result of the collision.


Warrant Arrest and Court Appearance

45 year old David Nebsnuik of St. Thomas has been arrested.  Nebsnuik had been at large on a Conditional Sentence Order and had failed to abide by the conditions of the order.  Nebsnuik was held in custody, where he appeared in Weekend and Statutory Holiday Court early Saturday and released.


Scam Season is Upon Us

Be careful who you’re sending money to!  A St. Thomas resident recently fell victim to an on-line/email scam, in which an email was received resembling their boss’ email address.  In this case they were asked to purchase roughly $9000 in Amazon gift cards.  Unfortunately the scam was realized too late and the victim is still out a large amount of money.  According to sources this scam is common, and involves the use of fake (but familiar) names from the victims contact email list. If you suspect a scam contact RCMP phone busters or your local police.


Local Business Falls Victim Once Again

Sometime during the night into early morning Friday, unknown persons gained entry to a garden center at a local business.  Once inside the fenced area of the business, these persons stole unknown items.  Through video surveillance it was noted that at approximately 2 am these unknowns entered and stole numerous boxes, covered them with a tarp and fled the area.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.


Theft From Local Drug Store

A local Drug Store has fallen victim to a thief once again.  On Friday November 12th, staff at the store contacted police report the theft of a Bluetooth speaker valued at $179.  Surveillance footage captured a male, 5’10” tall, wearing black pants, black sweater with a green logo and a skull balaclava as the male in question.  Identity of the male is unknown at this time.  If you have information about this theft or the identity of the suspect please contact police, as this is matter is still under investigation.



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